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Leo Burmester (1944–2007)

Leo appeared in thirty-seven films, thirty-two television appearances and nine Broadway plays. He just completed a part on M. O. N. Y. directed by Spike Lee for NBC, and the revival of The Fantasticks off Broadway. He was nominated for Best Actor in Robert Altman's Rattlesnake in a Cooler (1982) and won the New York Fanny award for Best supporting... See full bio »

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 2013/I Aftermath
 2007 Mercy (Short)
 2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Bud Gabler
- Cage (2006) ... Bud Gabler
 2006 The Partner (Short)
 2005 The Legend of Zorro
Col. Beauregard
 2005 Patch (Short)
Mr. Moynahan
 2004 Carry Me Home (TV Movie)
 2004 America Brown
Bo Williams
 2003 Glengarry, Bob Ross (Short)
The Suit
 2003 Red Betsy
Emmet Rounds
 2002 Gangs of New York
Telegraph Operator #1 (voice, as Leo Burmeister)
 2002 Out of These Rooms
Kit's Dad
 2002 City by the Sea
Lieutenant Katt
 1994-2002 Law & Order (TV Series)
Lester Hastings / Mr. Le Clair
- Patriot (2002) ... Lester Hastings
- Charm City (1996) ... Mr. Le Clair
- Snatched (1994) ... Lester Hastings
 2002 The End of the Bar
Boxing Trainer
 2002 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
- Fathers (2002)
 2002 Monday Night Mayhem (TV Movie)
Carl Lindemann
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Lorne Cutler
- The Third Horseman (2002) ... Lorne Cutler
 2000 Baywatch (TV Series)
Max Jackson
- Soul Survivor (2000) ... Max Jackson
 1999 Dumbarton Bridge
 1999 Limbo
Harmon King
 1999 Speed of Life
 1999 Getting to Know You
Lamar Pike, Sr.
 1998 The Farmhouse
Dallas Miller
 1998 The Secret of Mulan (Video) (voice, as Leo Burmeister)
 1998 River Red
Judge Perkins
 1998 You're the One (TV Series)
Bo Metcalf
- Fights (1998) ... Bo Metcalf
- Romance (1998) ... Bo Metcalf
- Pilot (1998) ... Bo Metcalf
 1997 Switchback
Clyde 'Shorty' Callahan
 1997 The Devil's Advocate
Florida Prosecutor
 1997 ...First Do No Harm (TV Movie)
Bob Purdue
 1997 Old Man (TV Movie)
Plump Convict
 1996 Mistrial (TV Movie)
Commissioner Russell Crane
 1996 Lone Star
 1995 Truman (TV Movie)
Frank Vassar
 1995 The Neon Bible
Bobbie Lee Taylor
 1995 The Great Elephant Escape (TV Movie)
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Dalton Robertson
- Growth Pains (1995) ... Dalton Robertson
 1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Woodrow Jonathan Wilton
- An Innocent Man (1993) ... Woodrow Jonathan Wilton
 1993 A Perfect World
Tom Adler
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Henderson
 1992 Fly by Night
Rickey Tick
 1992 Innocent Blood
Dave Flinton
 1992 Passion Fish
 1992 Article 99
Shooter Polaski
 1992 The General Motors Playwrights Theater (TV Series)
Provost Marshall Cunningham
- Hale the Hero (1992) ... Provost Marshall Cunningham
 1991 The Young Riders (TV Series)
- The Initiation (1991)
 1990 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Hamlet (1990) ... Osric
 1988-1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Jim Harding
- Suicide Squad (1989)
- No Place Like Home (1988) ... Jim Harding
 1988 The Last Temptation of Christ
Nathaniel, Apostle
 1988 Big Business
 1987 Broadcast News
Jane's Dad
 1986 Odd Jobs
Wylie D. Daiken
 1984 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Lou Maddox
- Episode dated 17 December 1984 (1984) ... Lou Maddox
 1984 George Washington (TV Mini-Series)
Eban Krutch
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Eban Krutch
 1983 Chiefs (TV Mini-Series)
Emmett Spence
- Part 3 (1983) ... Emmett Spence
- Part 2 (1983) ... Emmett Spence
 1983 Daniel
FBI #1
 1983 A Fine Romance (TV Movie)
Mike Selway
 1983 Rage of Angels (TV Movie)
 1982 Precious Blood (TV Movie)
 1982 Nurse (TV Series)
- The Store (1982) ... Wally
 1982 Rattlesnake in a Cooler (TV Movie)
The doctor / prisoner
 1981 Honky Tonk Freeway
Mortuary Director
 1980 Cruising
Water Sport
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: Played Sid Davis in "Ah, Wilderness!" play by Eugene O'Neill (Vivian Beaumont Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City, New York, USA) See more »

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Was one of the original performers in the first stage production of the musical "Les Miserables" when it transferred to Broadway from the London stage, and was also one of the few original actors to stay with the production for more than two years. See more »

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