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Fred Melamed

Fred Melamed is a U.S. actor and writer. He received his theatrical training at Hampshire College and the Yale School of Drama. At Yale, he was a Samuel F. B. Morse College Graduate Fellow. He was also a nominee for the Irene Ryan Award, a prize conferred upon the most promising young actors in the United States. While still at Yale, he was an ... See full bio »

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 2015 Bone Tomahawk (post-production)
 2014 Raise The ToyGantic (Short) (completed)
Irving Goldbarth
 2014 Superior Living (Short) (completed)
 2014 How to Make Love Like an Englishman
Victor Piggott
 2014 Adult Beginners
Children's Book Narrator
 2014 Get on Up
Syd Nathan
 2014 You Are Whole (Short)
 2013 Blumenthal
Jimmy Basmati
 2013 In a World...
 2012 A Very Tight Place (Short)
Betsy (voice)
 2012 Fred Won't Move Out
 2012 The Dictator
Head Nuclear Scientist
 2011 Interpersonal Exopolitics (Short)
 2002 Hollywood Ending
 1992 Husbands and Wives
Mel (uncredited)
 1991 Shadows and Fog
Undesirables Onlooker
 1989 Crimes and Misdemeanors
The Dean (uncredited)
 1988 The Good Mother
Dr. Payne
 1988 Another Woman
Patient's Voice / Engagement Party Guest
 1988 Sticky Fingers
The Cop (voice, uncredited)
 1987 Suspect
Morty Rosenthal
 1987 The Pick-up Artist
 1987 Ishtar
Caid of Assari
 1987 Radio Days
Bradley (uncredited)
 1986 The Manhattan Project
Assay Technician
 1986 The Mission
Don Cabeza (voice, uncredited)
 1983 Lovesick
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TV commercial, "From the Swiss Alps to You," for Boar's Head Brand Swiss cheese (voiceover). See more »


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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On Looks And Casting In Films: I have a secret aspiration to be considered for a part where it doesn't matter what you look like to play it. Most of the time when I receive a script, it says something like 'Rosenberg is the fat, slovenly Mayor, who doesn't want the kids to use the Skateboard Park', or 'Stein is a pompous, rotund attorney, imposing to all.' It would be so freeing to get a script ... See more »


New York, NY, USA: Appearing on Broadway in Relatively Speaking, 3 comic one-acts by Ethan Coen, Elaine May and Woody Allen. See more »

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