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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 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Alias
Alias Producer
(2001-2006)
Brothers & Sisters
(2006-2011)
Thirtysomething
Thirtysomething Michael Steadman
(1987-1991)
This Is Us
This Is Us Producer
(2016-2017)

Filmography

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 2016-2017 This Is Us (TV Series) (executive producer - 21 episodes)
- Still There (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Déjà Vu (2017) ... (executive producer)
- A Manny-Splendored Thing (2017) ... (executive producer)
- A Father's Advice (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Moonshadow (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2014 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- Mama (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Heartless (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Deliverance (2014) ... (executive producer)
- And the Abyss Gazes Back (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Weeping Lady (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2012-2013 The Mob Doctor (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Resurrection (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Sibling Rivalry (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Confessions (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Legacy (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Change of Heart (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2006-2011 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series) (executive producer - 106 episodes)
- Walker Down the Aisle (2011) ... (executive producer)
- For Better or for Worse (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Father Unknown (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Wouldn't It Be Nice (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Never Say Never (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2007 Brothers & Sisters: Family Album (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Introducing Lennie Rose (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  Alias (TV Series) (executive producer - 83 episodes, 2002 - 2006) (co-executive producer - 22 episodes, 2001 - 2002)
- Reprisal (2006) ... (executive producer)
- All the Time in the World (2006) ... (executive producer)
- No Hard Feelings (2006) ... (executive producer)
- I See Dead People (2006) ... (executive producer)
- 30 Seconds (2006) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Enemies (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (executive producer)
 2003 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Phenomenon II (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2002 Breaking News (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1995 Kansas (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Starred in the Broadway play Taxi Tales. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

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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