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Cliff Gorman (I) (1936–2002)

Queens-born actor Cliff Gorman, who peaked on stage and in film in the 1970s, was of solid New York stock and well-represented his city throughout his acting career. Short statured, with a set chin, eyes slightly askew, and dark, ethnic looks, his working-class characters reeked of New York realism. Career-wise, it gave Gorman an unsympathetic ... See full bio »

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 2003 Kill the Poor
 2000 King of the Jungle
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie)
Father Daniel Berrigan
 1996 Desert Breeze (TV Movie)
 1995 Down Came a Blackbird (TV Movie)
Nick the Greek
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
- The Using Game (1995)
 1994 Janek: The Silent Betrayal (TV Movie)
Det. Greenburg
 1994 The Forget-Me-Not Murders (TV Movie)
 1993 The Return of Ironside (TV Movie)
Joe McManus
 1992 Hoffa
Solly Stein
 1986-1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
NYPD Lt. Jacoby / Police Chief Cooper
- To the Last Will I Grapple with Thee (1992) ... NYPD Lt. Jacoby
- If the Frame Fits (1986) ... Police Chief Cooper
 1990 Vestige of Honor (TV Movie)
 1989 Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder (TV Movie)
 1988 Internal Affairs (TV Movie)
Aaron Greenberg
 1988 Doubletake (TV Movie)
 1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
- The Big Fight (1988) ... Joey
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Robert B. Roberts
- Greed (1987) ... Robert B. Roberts
 1987 Friday's Curse (TV Series)
Dr. Vincent Howlett
- Doctor Jack (1987) ... Dr. Vincent Howlett
 1985 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Mr. Garrett
- Lasting Impressions (1985) ... Mr. Garrett
 1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Brad Wylie
- Truth and Consequences: Part 2 (1982) ... Brad Wylie
- Truth and Consequences: Part 1 (1982) ... Brad Wylie
 1981 The Bunker (TV Movie)
Joseph Goebbels
 1980 Night of the Juggler
Gus Soltic
 1978 An Unmarried Woman
 1977 Having Babies II (TV Movie)
Arthur Magee
 1977 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Sgt. Eddy Earl Mack
- Time Out (1977) ... Sgt. Eddy Earl Mack
 1976 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Robert Huston
- Tour De Force, Killer Aboard (1976) ... Robert Huston
 1976 Brinks: The Great Robbery (TV Movie)
Danny Conforti
 1975 The Silence (TV Movie)
Stanley Greenberg
 1975 Medical Story (TV Series)
Dr. Frank Duffy
- An Air Full of Death (1975) ... Dr. Frank Duffy
 1974-1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Sgt. Billy Humm / Curt Nations
- Officer Needs Help (1975) ... Sgt. Billy Humm
- Wyatt Earp Syndrome (1974) ... Curt Nations
 1975 Strike Force (TV Movie)
Detective Joey Gentry
 1975 Rosebud
 1973 Cops and Robbers
 1973 Class of '63 (TV Movie)
Mickey Swerner
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Paradise Lost (1971) ... Kewpie
 1970 Dan August (TV Series)
John Emerson
- Passing Fair (1970) ... John Emerson
 1970 The Boys in the Band
 1969 Justine
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
- Naked in the Streets (1968) ... Hickey
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Originated the role of Emory in the original off-Broadway production of 'The Boys in the Band'. See more »

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Won Broadway's 1972 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for playing the title character of Lenny Bruce in "Lenny." He also received a Tony nomination in 1978 as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for "Chapter Two." See more »

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