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Robert Prosky (1930–2008)


Member of Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage repertory company in 60's and 70s, where he worked with Jane Alexander James Earl Jones Robert Foxworth and others. See full bio »

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Known For

Dead Man Walking
Dead Man Walking Hilton Barber
(1995)
Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire Mr. Lundy
(1993)
Last Action Hero
(1993)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
(1990)

Filmography

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 2009 The Skeptic
Father Wymond
 2007 ER (TV Series)
Wayne Rutley
- Family Business (2007) ... Wayne Rutley
 2007 The Valley of Light (TV Movie)
Hoke
 2005 Suits on the Loose
Bishop Hollister
 2003 K Street (TV Series)
Tommy's Dad
- Week 10 (2003) ... Tommy's Dad
- Week 5 (2003) ... Tommy's Dad
- Week 4 (2003) ... Tommy's Dad
 2002 Once and Again (TV Series)
Herbert Miller
- Aaron's List of Dreams (2002) ... Herbert Miller
 2002 Death to Smoochy
Network Chairman (uncredited)
 2001 Danny (TV Series)
Lenny
- Episode #1.8 (2001) ... Lenny
- Episode #1.7 (2001) ... Lenny
- Episode #1.5 (2001) ... Lenny
- The Dress Mess (2001) ... Lenny
 2000 Grandfather's Birthday (Short)
 2000 Pasta for War (Short)
The Dictator (voice)
 1999 Swing Vote (TV Movie)
Chief Justice
 1998 LateLine (TV Series)
Boone LeGarde
- Pilot (1998) ... Boone LeGarde
 1998 The Lake (TV Movie)
Herb
 1997 Mad City
Lou Potts
 1996 Frasier (TV Series)
T.H. Houghton
- A Crane's Critique (1996) ... T.H. Houghton
 1996 The Chamber
E. Garner Goodman
 1995 Brothers' Destiny (TV Movie)
Father Tierney
 1995 The Scarlet Letter
Horace Stonehall
 1992 Hoffa
Billy Flynn
 1992 Cheers (TV Series)
Navy Captain Franklin Howe
- Daddy's Little Middle-Aged Girl (1992) ... Navy Captain Franklin Howe
 1992 Brooklyn Bridge (TV Series)
Joe Cardini
- Nun But the Brave (1992) ... Joe Cardini
 1992 Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (TV Movie)
Maishe
 1992 Double Edge (TV Movie)
Maggie's Father
 1991 Age Isn't Everything
Grandpa Irving
 1990-1991 Lifestories (TV Series)
Storyteller
- Darryl Tevis (1991) ... Storyteller (voice)
- Steve Burdick (1990) ... Storyteller (voice)
- The Hawkins Family (1990) ... Storyteller (voice)
- Art Conforti (1990) ... Storyteller (voice)
- Jerry Forchette (1990) ... Storyteller (voice)
 1990 Green Card
Brontë's Lawyer
 1990 The Love She Sought (TV Movie)
Bishop Richard Baker
 1990 Funny About Love
E.T
 1990 Johnny Ryan (TV Movie)
Capt. Fitzgerald
 1990 Dangerous Pursuit (TV Movie)
Bill
 1990 Loose Cannons
Von Metz
 1990 Christine Cromwell (TV Series)
Larry Cerreta
- In Vino Veritas (1990) ... Larry Cerreta
 1989 The Heist (TV Movie)
Dancer
 1989 From the Dead of Night (TV Movie)
Doctor Walter Hovde
 1989 Home Fires Burning (TV Movie)
Rosh Benefield
 1988 Things Change
Joseph 'Don Giuseppe' Vincent
 1988 A Walk in the Woods (TV Movie)
Andrey Botvinnik
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Watson
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Tom Watson
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Tom Watson
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Bishop Patrick Shea
- Old Habits Die Hard (1987) ... Bishop Patrick Shea
 1987 Big Shots
Keegan
 1987 Outrageous Fortune
Stanislav Korzenowski
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Dr. Sutton A. Vogel
- The Right Kind of Medicine (1986) ... Dr. Sutton A. Vogel
 1985 Into Thin Air (TV Movie)
Jim Conway
 1983 The Keep
Father Fonescu
 1983 The Lords of Discipline
Col. 'Bear' Berrineau
 1982 Monsignor
Bishop Walkman (as Robert J. Prosky)
 1982 World War III (TV Movie)
Gen. Aleksey Rudenski
 1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Paul Policzinski
- Hometown (1981) ... Paul Policzinski
 1981 The Ordeal of Bill Carney (TV Movie)
Judge Philip Erbsen
 1981 Thief
Leo
 1978 The Brink's Job
Cop in Police Lineup (uncredited)
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Benjamin Stoddert
- Chapter VI: John Adams, President (1976) ... Benjamin Stoddert
 1975 Beacon Hill (TV Series)
McLeague
- The Million Dollar Gate (1975) ... McLeague
 1975 Zalmen: or, The Madness of God (TV Movie)
The Chairman
 1974 Jabberwocky (TV Series)
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(May 23 to June 25, 1967) He acted in Saul Levitt's play, "The Andersonville Trial," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Ted D'Arms, George Ebeling, David Congdon, Ronny Cox, John Anderson, Robert Foxworth, Richard Bauer, Richard McKenzie, William Larson, Richard Venture, George Wright, Brendan Hanlon, Eugene R. ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert J. Prosky
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Trivia:

Got into acting via a a scholarship to New York's American Theatre Wing through a TV talent contest. See more »

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Sagittarius

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