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Ken Olin


His dark, sincere good looks were steadily put to use on the small screen during the 80s, but, in retrospect, actor Ken Olin will probably be considered more of a major force behind the camera. Born in Chicago, Ken went to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and headed for Hollywood in the late 70s. After the typical route of bit parts,... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Alias
Alias David McNeil
(2001-2006)
Brothers & Sisters
Brothers & Sisters David Caplan
(2006-2011)
Thirtysomething
Thirtysomething Michael Steadman
(1987-1991)
A Stoning in Fulham County
(1988)

Filmography

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 2013 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Bruce Morrison
- All That Remains (2013) ... Bruce Morrison
 2012 Americana (TV Movie)
Martin Garano
 2002 Breaking News (TV Series)
Richard Sloan
- Pilot (2002) ... Richard Sloan
 2001-2002 Alias (TV Series)
David McNeil
- Page 47 (2002) ... David McNeil (uncredited)
- The Coup (2002) ... David McNeil (uncredited)
- Spirit (2001) ... David McNeil (uncredited)
 2001 Say Uncle (TV Movie)
 1999 Y2K (TV Movie)
Nick Cromwell
 1999 Evolution's Child (TV Movie)
James Mydell
 1997 The Advocate's Devil (TV Movie)
Abe Ringel
 1997 'Til There Was You
Gregory
 1995 Dead by Sunset (TV Mini-Series)
Brad Cunningham
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Brad Cunningham
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Brad Cunningham
 1995 Nothing But the Truth (TV Movie)
Dr. Peter Clayman
 1993 Telling Secrets (TV Movie)
Det. Jay Jensen
 1991 Queens Logic
Ray
 1990 Goodnight Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston (TV Movie)
Charles Stuart
 1988 Police Story: Cop Killer (TV Movie)
Officer Manny Mandell
 1988 A Stoning in Fulham County (TV Movie)
Jim Sandler
 1987 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)
Steve
- Best Shot (1987) ... Steve
 1987 I'll Take Manhattan (TV Mini-Series)
Nat Lammerman
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Nat Lammerman
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Nat Lammerman
 1987 Hotel (TV Series)
Mark Fredricks
- Class of '72 (1987) ... Mark Fredricks
 1987 Tonight's the Night (TV Movie)
Henry Fox
 1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Perry Revere
- Deadline for Murder (1986) ... Perry Revere
 1986 There Must Be a Pony (TV Movie)
Jay Savage
 1984 Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac (TV Movie)
David Frank
 1981 Ghost Story
Young Sears James
 1979 Women at West Point (TV Movie)
Board Member
 1978 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Timothy
- The Man Who Would Be King (1978) ... Timothy
 1976 Bernice Bobs Her Hair (TV Movie)
G. Reece Stoddard
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Other Works:

Starred in the Broadway play Taxi Tales. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Michael Steadman, Olin's character on Thirtysomething (1987), was ranked #46 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue]. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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