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Austin Pendleton


Actor Austin Pendleton was born March 27, 1940 in Warren, Ohio to Frances and Thorn Pendleton. He graduated from Yale University. He later became an ensemble member of the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, and acted in several of the theater's productions. His first film appearance in Petulia (1968), a minor and uncredited role. Since, he has made ... See full bio »
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 2014 Omphalos (post-production)
Fyodor Wax
 2014 Humane Resources (TV Series) (post-production)
Carter Daniels
- Case of the Mondays (2014) ... Carter Daniels
 2014 Calumet (Short) (completed)
Ira
 2014 The Sonnet Project (TV Series)
Man
- Sonnet #63 (2014) ... Man
 2014 The Mend
Earl
 2014 The Sublet (TV Movie)
 2013/I Black Box
William Peters
 2011 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Pilcher
- Foe (2011) ... Pilcher
 2009 Cupid (TV Series)
Dr. Boyd
- Pilot (2009) ... Dr. Boyd
 2009 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Dr. Goldman
 2007 Oh Boy (Short)
Teacher
 2007 Lovely by Surprise
Jackson
 2007 Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage (Short)
Gurgle (voice)
 2007 5-25-77
Herb Lightman
 2006 Raising Flagg
Gus Falk
 2006 Dirty Work
Julian
 2005 The Notorious Bettie Page
Teacher
 2005 Joan of Arcadia (TV Series)
Dietrich Steinholz
- Secret Service (2005) ... Dietrich Steinholz
 2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
John Manotti
- Inert Dwarf (2004) ... John Manotti
 2004 Strip Search (TV Movie)
James Perley
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Horace Gorman
- Control (2003) ... Horace Gorman
 2003 Sick in the Head (TV Movie)
 2003 Finding Nemo
Gurgle (voice)
 2002 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Mr. Piltdown
- The Christmas Watch (2002) ... Mr. Piltdown
 2002 Manna from Heaven
Two-Digit Doyle
 2002/II Angela (Short)
 2002 Wishcraft
Mr. Turner
 2001-2002 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Al Cox
- Babies (2002) ... Al Cox
 2001 The Education of Max Bickford (TV Series)
Harry
 2001 Queenie in Love
Alvin
 2000 Clowns
Dean
 2000 The Summer of My Deflowering (Short) (segment "Angela")
 2000 Fast Food Fast Women
George
 2000 The West Wing (TV Series)
Barry Haskell
- Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics (2000) ... Barry Haskell
 2000 Broke Even
Archie
 2000 The Acting Class
Bobby Austin
 1999 Brokendown Love Story (Short)
Lucky
 1999 The 4th Floor
Mr. Collins
 1999 Men of Means
Jerry Trask
 1999 Joe the King
Winston
 1999 Skirty Winner
Francois Truffaut
 1998 Charlie Hoboken
Harry Cedars
 1998 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Professor Kenneth Hawkins
- Age (1998) ... Professor Kenneth Hawkins
 1997 River Made to Drown In
Billy
 1997 The Fanatics
Eugene Cleft
 1997 Amistad
Professor Gibbs
 1997 Sue
Bob
 1997 Fired Up (TV Series)
Bobby H.
- The Next Day (1997) ... Bobby H.
 1997 The Practice (TV Series)
Sam Feldberg
- Part VI (1997) ... Sam Feldberg (uncredited)
 1997 Frasier (TV Series)
Dr. Dorfman
- Three Days of the Condo (1997) ... Dr. Dorfman
 1996 The Associate
Aesop Franklin
 1996 The Proprietor
Willy Kunst
 1996 2 Days in the Valley
Ralph Crupi
 1996 Sgt. Bilko
Maj. Ebersole
 1995 Long Island Fever (TV Movie)
Dr.Motts
 1995 Two Much
Dr. Huffeyer
 1995 Home for the Holidays
Peter Arnold
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
 1995 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Orloff
- Doctor of Horror (1995) ... Orloff
 1994 Don't Drink the Water (TV Movie)
Chef Oscar
 1994 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Series)
Maynard Caldwell
- One Day at a Time (1994) ... Maynard Caldwell
 1994 Guarding Tess
Earl Fowler
 1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer
Asa Hoffman
 1993 My Boyfriend's Back
Dr. Bronson
 1993 Mr. Nanny
Alex Mason, Sr.
 1992 Four Eyes and Six-Guns (TV Movie)
 1992 Charlie's Ear
Harold Blodgett
 1992 Rain Without Thunder
Catholic Priest
 1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Barney Gunderson
- Angel of Death (1992) ... Barney Gunderson
 1991 Lethal Innocence (TV Movie)
Paul Kent
 1991 True Identity
Dirctor of Othello (uncredited)
 1991 The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
Lawyer Taylor
 1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
Mr. Gadbury
 1990 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Mr. Trysla
- Back to School (1990) ... Mr. Trysla
 1990 American Dreamer (TV Series)
 1989 Anything But Love (TV Series)
Max Templeton
- Mr. Mom (1989) ... Max Templeton
 1989 B.L. Stryker (TV Series)
Danny Lennox
- Blind Chess (1989) ... Danny Lennox
 1989 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Mr. Kensington
- Mrs. Huxtable Goes to Kindergarten (1989) ... Mr. Kensington
 1986-1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Jonah
- Solo (1987) ... Jonah
- Nightscape (1986) ... Jonah
 1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
The Professor
- The Big Fight (1988) ... The Professor
 1987 Hello Again
Junior Lacey
 1987 Leg Work (TV Series)
Harold Rodman
- The Best Couple I Know (1987) ... Harold Rodman
 1986 Off Beat
Gun Shop Salesman
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Max Rogo
- Yankee Dollar (1986) ... Max Rogo
 1985 My Man Adam
Mr. Greenhut
 1985 Love, Long Distance (TV Movie)
Dr Arthur Ruskin
 1983-1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Mr. Entertainment
- Vanity (1984) ... Mr. Entertainment
 1984 Talk to Me
Richard Patterson
 1974-1983 Great Performances (TV Series)
White Rabbit / Bennie
- June Moon (1974) ... Bennie
 1980 First Family
Dr. Alexander Grade
 1980 Simon
Dr. Carl Becker
 1979 Starting Over
Paul
 1978 Big City Boys (TV Movie)
Harry Buckman
 1977 You're Gonna Love It Here (TV Movie)
Harry Rogers
 1976 Diary of the Dead
Dr. Klein
 1974 Good Times (TV Series)
Donald Hargrove
- The I.Q. Test (1974) ... Donald Hargrove
 1972-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Leo (segment "Love and the Pretty Secretary") / Barney Dereemus (segment "Love and the Caller")
- Love and the Bonded Separation/Love and the Fractured Fibula/Love and the Pretty Secretary (1973) ... Leo (segment "Love and the Pretty Secretary")
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Role Unknown (1980s)
 1968 Petulia
Intern (uncredited)
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (12 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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He directed "The Three Sisters" at the Steppenwolf Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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Personal Quote:

(2009, on The Muppet Movie (1979) and landing Starting Over (1979)) That was just after I'd had, as an actor in New York, a disastrous season on the stage, where every role I played... I went from being one of the highly praised actors in New York to the most reviled in a period of three months. There were reviews that were actually advising me to leave the profession. It was like free-fall. And ... See more »

Trivia:

Is a Professor at the HB Acting studio in New York. See more »

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