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David Margulies (I) (1937–2016)

David Margulies was born on February 19, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA as David Joseph Margulies. He was an actor, known for Ghostbusters (1984), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) and Ghostbusters II (1989). He was married to Carol Grant. He died on January 11, 2016 in New York City. See full bio »

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 2016 License Plates (completed)
 2016 Madoff (TV Movie)
Elie Wisel
 2015 Happyish (TV Series)
 2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Dr. Eric Setrakian
- Granting Immunity (2015) ... Dr. Eric Setrakian
 2014 A Most Violent Year
Saul Lefkowitz
 2013 Fading Gigolo
Chief Rebbe
 2013 Double Header (Short)
Nick Senior
 2013 The Girl on the Train
Morris Herzman
 2013 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
- Men in Black (2013) ... Solomon
 2012 The Good Wife (TV Series)
- Don't Haze Me, Bro (2012) ... Richard
 2012 Political Animals (TV Mini-Series)
- Pilot (2012)
 2011/II Skin Deep (Short)
 2010 All Good Things
 2010 Gareeb Nawaz's Taxi (Short)
 2010 The Robber Barons of Wall Street (Short)
Oldest Rioter
 2008 Canterbury's Law (TV Series)
Dr. Ian Harris
- Baggage (2008) ... Dr. Ian Harris
 2007/II Noise
Heart Attack Man
 2005 Whiskey School
Rex Michaels
 1991-2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
Dr. Jack Clayburg / Dr. Jordan Delbert / Tommy Zanescu / ...
- Fixed (2004) ... Dr. Jack Clayburg
- Seed (1995) ... Dr. Jordan Delbert
- Securitate (1993) ... Tommy Zanescu
- A Death in the Family (1991) ... Simpson
 2004 Invitation to a Suicide
Roman Malek
 2004 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Joseph L. Mankiewicz - Director / Writer
 2003 Bought & Sold
Kutty Nazarian
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Sam Silverstein
- Chutzpah (2001) ... Sam Silverstein
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
- The Bug (2001) ... Sweeney
 2000 Looking for an Echo
Dr. Ludwig
 2000 Welcome to New York (TV Series)
- Pilot (2000) ... Jerry
 1998 Celebrity
Counselor Adelman
 1997 Lifebreath
Abe Gross
 1997 Hudson River Blues
 1997 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Frederick Jones
- School's Out (1997) ... Frederick Jones
 1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
- Yes, We Have NO Cannolis (1996) ... Wisotski
 1995 The City (TV Series)
Marty Burns (1996)
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Taubler's Attorney
- Heartbreak (1995) ... Taubler's Attorney
 1994 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Chop Kleinfeld
- Same Difference (1994) ... Chop Kleinfeld
 1993 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Herb Fleischman
- Birds of a Feather (1993) ... Herb Fleischman
 1992 Le Grand Pardon II (English version, voice)
 1992 A Stranger Among Us
Lt. Oliver
 1991 An Inconvenient Woman (TV Movie)
 1991 Never Forget (TV Movie)
Rabbi Hier
 1990 Largo Desolato (TV Movie)
 1990 Funny About Love
Dr. Benjamin
 1989 Kojak: Ariana (TV Movie)
Papas the Chef
 1989 Perfect Witness (TV Movie)
 1989 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (TV Series)
- Here's a Major Organ Interlude (1989) ... Juror
 1989 Gideon Oliver (TV Series)
Max French
- Sleep Well, Professor Oliver (1989) ... Max French
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
- A Time and a Place (1989) ... Mick
 1988 Running on Empty
Dr. Jonah Reiff
 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Trial of Bernhard Goetz (1988) ... Yudwitz
 1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Lou De Franco / Karl Shore
- Gone Fishin' (1987) ... Lou De Franco
- The Road Back (1987) ... Karl Shore
 1987 Ishtar
Mr. Clarke
 1987 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
- Divorced Kids' Blues (1987) ... Justin
 1987 Candy Mountain
 1986 Brighton Beach Memoirs
Mr. Farber
 1985-1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Eugene Whitman / Macklin
- Heartstrings (1986) ... Eugene Whitman
- Desperately (1985) ... Macklin
 1986 9½ Weeks
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Gil Hurn
- Distant Signals (1985) ... Gil Hurn
 1984 A Doctor's Story (TV Movie)
 1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
Walter Kress
 1980 Hide in Plain Sight
Detective Reilly
 1979 Night-Flowers
 1979 All That Jazz
Larry Goldie
 1979 My Old Man (TV Movie)
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Midge Piper
- Monkey on a String (1977) ... Midge Piper
 1976 The Front
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Co-stars in "The Hatmaker's Wife" with Marcia Jean Kurtz, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Rachel Chaykin, at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater in New York City. See more »

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He attended the School of Performing Arts (now Fiorello La Guardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts). He graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School and City College of New York. See more »


Frequently works with Sidney Lumet.

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