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Jordan Charney


Jordan Charney was born on April 1, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Ghostbusters (1984), Network (1976) and One Life to Live (1968). He has been married to Nancy Cooperstein since November 14, 1966. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters Dean Yeager
(1984)
Network
Network Harry Hunter
(1976)
One Life to Live
One Life to Live Lt. Vincent "Vince" Wolek #2 (1975-1977)
(1968)
My Little Girl
My Little Girl Dr. Gruner
(1986)

Filmography

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 2007 Anamorph
Chairman
 2007 Mo
Dr. Leahman
 1992-2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Donald Karan / Dr. Mandell
- Choice of Evils (2006) ... Judge Donald Karan
- Life Line (2005) ... Judge Donald Karan
- Fluency (2005) ... Judge Donald Karan
- Evil Breeds (2004) ... Judge Donald Karan
- Bodies (2003) ... Judge Donald Karan
 2006 Raccoon (Short)
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Rory O'Halloran
- Silence (2002) ... Rory O'Halloran
 2002 Maybe Means No (Short)
Boss
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Melvin Colter
- Homo Homini Lupis (2002) ... Melvin Colter
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Judge Kelleher / Judge Keleher
- Queenie's Tough (2001) ... Judge Kelleher
- Let's Make a Night of It (2001) ... Judge Keleher
- Joe Must Go (2001) ... Judge Keleher
- Queenie and Joe (2001) ... Judge Kelleher
- Bobby & Cynthia (2001) ... Judge Kelleher
 2001 Queenie in Love
Father
 1997 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Official
- Charades (1997) ... Official
 1996 Baywatch (TV Series)
Charlie
- Baywatch Angels (1996) ... Charlie (voice)
 1996 Innocent Victims (TV Movie)
Judge
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Mr. Harrod
- The Ethics of Hope (1995) ... Mr. Harrod
 1995 The Boys Are Back (TV Series)
Bill
- The French Class (1995) ... Bill
 1994 One West Waikiki (TV Series)
Dr. Howard Braniff / Pathologist
- Scales of Justice (1994) ... Dr. Howard Braniff
- Along Came a Spider (1994) ... Pathologist
 1987-1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Judge Joseph Gennis / Dr. Samuel Adelson
- Pacific Rimshot (1993) ... Judge Joseph Gennis
- The Wizard of Odds (1987) ... Dr. Samuel Adelson
 1991 I'll Fly Away (TV Series)
 1991 Her Wicked Ways (TV Movie)
Bernie Robbins
 1990 Mancuso, FBI (TV Series)
Jiri
- Shall We Gdansk? (1990) ... Jiri
- Conspiracy (1990)
 1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Warden Paul Branden
- The Prisoner: Part 2 (1989) ... Warden Paul Branden
- The Prisoner: Part 1 (1989) ... Warden Paul Branden
 1989 When He's Not a Stranger (TV Movie)
Chancellor Hammond
 1989 The Revenge of Al Capone (TV Movie)
J. Edgar Hoover
 1988 Night Court (TV Series)
James McCracken
- The Night Court Before Christmas (1988) ... James McCracken
 1988 David (TV Movie)
Judge
 1988 To Heal a Nation (TV Movie)
Spreiregen
 1988 The Town Bully (TV Movie)
Harmon Gunderson
 1988 The Bronx Zoo (TV Series)
Mr. Ted Sharf
- Behind Closed Doors (1988) ... Mr. Ted Sharf
 1987-1988 Dynasty (TV Series)
Bill Cochran
- The Proposal (1988) ... Bill Cochran
- The Bracelet (1988) ... Bill Cochran
- The Interview (1988) ... Bill Cochran
- The Announcement (1987) ... Bill Cochran
- The Aftermath (1987) ... Bill Cochran
 1988 Baja Oklahoma (TV Movie)
Beecher Perry
 1988 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Abby's Lawyer
- Lawfully Wedded (1988) ... Abby's Lawyer
 1987 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Joe Eastwood
- In with the 'In' Crowd (1987) ... Joe Eastwood
 1987 Home Fires (TV Movie)
Hal Robinson
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series)
Harvey
- Born to Ride (1987) ... Harvey
 1987 Shell Game (TV Series)
Bob Kenton
- Norman's Parking Ticket (1987) ... Bob Kenton
 1986 Our House (TV Series)
Judge Albert
- See You in Court (1986) ... Judge Albert
 1986 My Little Girl
Dr. Gruner
 1986 Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story (TV Movie)
Pete Stark
 1981-1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Ed Chapel / Marty Dignan
- Come and Get It (1986) ... Marty Dignan
- I Never Promised You a Rose, Marvin (1981) ... Ed Chapel
- Life, Death, Eternity (1981) ... Ed Chapel
- Gatorbait (1981) ... Ed Chapel
 1985 Misfits of Science (TV Series)
Dr. Moyer
- Grand Theft Bunny (1985) ... Dr. Moyer
 1985 Glitter (TV Series)
Vincent
- Nightfall (1985) ... Vincent
 1985 Final Jeopardy (TV Movie)
Mr. Clemens
 1985 Crime of Innocence (TV Movie)
Spencer Mulholland
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Stu
- Killer in a Halloween Mask (1985) ... Stu
 1985 Amos (TV Movie)
Commissioner Bert Daniels
 1985 Creator
Dr. Whitaker
 1985 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Dr. Renfro
- Episode #1.236 (1985) ... Dr. Renfro
- Episode #1.235 (1985) ... Dr. Renfro
- Episode #1.234 (1985) ... Dr. Renfro
- Episode #1.233 (1985) ... Dr. Renfro
- Episode #1.232 (1985) ... Dr. Renfro
 1985 Do You Remember Love (TV Movie)
Marvin Langdon
 1985 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Captain Pankowitz
- The Chicago Connection (1985) ... Captain Pankowitz
 1985 Kids Don't Tell (TV Movie)
Tatum
 1985 Robert Kennedy and His Times (TV Mini-Series)
Arthur Schlesinger
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Arthur Schlesinger
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Arthur Schlesinger
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Arthur Schlesinger
 1984 The Impostor (TV Movie)
Barela
 1984 The Cartier Affair (TV Movie)
Ben Foley
 1984 E/R (TV Series)
Donald
- Son of Sheinfeld (1984) ... Donald
 1984 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Norton Crane
- Requiem (1984) ... Norton Crane
- Win, Place, and Show (1984) ... Norton Crane
- Love's Triumph (1984) ... Norton Crane
- Final Countdown (1984) ... Norton Crane
- Tests of Faith (1984) ... Norton Crane
 1984 Ghostbusters
Dean Yeager
 1984 Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter (TV Movie)
Harry Ascot
 1984 Amazons (TV Movie)
Congressman Harris Stowe
 1979-1983 Three's Company (TV Series)
Frank Angelino / Mr. Layton
- Like Father, Like Son (1983) ... Frank Angelino
- Borrowing Trouble (1983) ... Frank Angelino
- Navy Blues (1983) ... Frank Angelino
- The Apartment (1983) ... Frank Angelino
- The Brunch (1982) ... Frank Angelino
 1983 Tucker's Witch (TV Series)
Max Leopold
- Formula for Revenge (1983) ... Max Leopold
 1983 Blood Feud (TV Movie)
TV Commentator, 'Crackdown on Crime'
 1982 Frances
Harold Clurman
 1982 General Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Seymour Katz
- Episode dated 30 November 1982 (1982) ... Dr. Seymour Katz
- Episode #1.5102 (1982) ... Dr. Seymour Katz
- Episode dated 30 April 1982 (1982) ... Dr. Seymour Katz
 1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Mr. Flowers
- Blue and Broken-Harted (1982) ... Mr. Flowers
 1981 Private Benjamin (TV Series)
Capt. Hookstratten
- Judy Got Her Gun (1981) ... Capt. Hookstratten
 1981 Benson (TV Series)
Jack Beddoes
- The Governor's House Call (1981) ... Jack Beddoes
 1981 Separate Ways
Harry Bartoff
 1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Karl Buckner
- Catch (1981) ... Karl Buckner
 1980 Witches' Brew
Charlie Reynolds
 1980 Those Lips, Those Eyes
Professor
 1980 The Plutonium Incident (TV Movie)
Mr. Orr
 1980 The Ropers (TV Series)
Mr. McLaughlin
- The Other Woman (1980) ... Mr. McLaughlin
 1980 The Waltons (TV Series)
Capt. Roger Westerby
- The Medal (1980) ... Capt. Roger Westerby
 1980 Marriage Is Alive and Well (TV Movie)
Fritz
 1979 Dallas (TV Series)
Lieutenant Sutton / Detective Rollins
- Whatever Happened to Baby John?: Part 2 (1979) ... Detective Rollins
- The Red File: Part 2 (1979) ... Lieutenant Sutton
- The Red File: Part 1 (1979) ... Lieutenant Sutton
 1978 Who'll Save Our Children? (TV Movie)
John Drake
 1977 The Andros Targets (TV Series)
Ted Bergman
 1976 Network
Harry Hunter
 1974 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Dr. Harold Eberhart
- Episode dated 24 April 1974 (1974) ... Dr. Harold Eberhart
- Episode dated 23 April 1974 (1974) ... Dr. Harold Eberhart
- Episode dated 26 February 1974 (1974) ... Dr. Harold Eberhart
 1971 The Hospital
Hitchcock
 1971 Plaza Suite
Jesse's Aide (uncredited)
 1970 Somerset (TV Series)
Sam Lucas
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... Sam Lucas
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Philip 'Phil' Brent, Sr. (1975) (temporary replacement for Nicholas Benedict) / Mr. Bodine (1991
 1968 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
Julian Dark
- Episode dated 25 October 1968 (1968) ... Julian Dark
- Episode dated 24 October 1968 (1968) ... Julian Dark
- Episode dated 23 October 1968 (1968) ... Julian Dark
- Episode dated 22 October 1968 (1968) ... Julian Dark
- Episode dated 21 October 1968 (1968) ... Julian Dark
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Lt. Vincent "Vince" Wolek #2 (1975-1977)
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Intern
- Death Comes Full Circle (1966) ... Intern
 1965 The Magnificent Yankee (TV Movie)
Halloran
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Sam Lucas (1967-1970, 1974)
 1951 Love of Life (TV Series)
Dr. Tony Vento #2 (1965)
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He acted in Donald Honig and Leon Arden's play, "The Midnite Ride of Alvin Blum," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Harvey Stone, Dawn Wells, Richard Niles and Anne Berger in the cast. William Hunt was director. See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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He was often cast as a judge, attorney, prison warden or police officer. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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