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Al Waxman (1935–2001)

Al Waxman was born on March 2, 1935 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Albert Samuel Waxman. He was an actor and director, known for King of Kensington (1975), Cagney & Lacey (1981) and The Hurricane (1999). He was married to Sara. He died on January 18, 2001 in Toronto. See full bio »

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Known For

King of Kensington
King of Kensington Larry King
Cagney & Lacey
Cagney & Lacey Lt. Bert Samuels
The Hurricane
The Hurricane Warden
Heavy Metal
Heavy Metal Rudnick (segment "Harry Canyon")


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 1999-2001 Twice in a Lifetime (TV Series)
Judge Othniel / Judge Jepthah / M.C.
- The Choice (2001) ... Judge Othniel
- Mama Mia (2001) ... Judge Othniel
- Knockout (2001) ... Judge Othniel
 2001 What Makes a Family (TV Movie)
Frank Cataldi
 2000 The Ride (TV Movie)
Max Lieberman
 2000 The Thin Blue Lie (TV Movie)
Art Zugler
 1999 Unforgettable: 100 Years Remembered (TV Movie)
 1999 Something from Nothing (TV Short)
Grampa / Narrator / Yossi (voice)
 1999 In the Company of Spies (TV Movie)
Myron Sindell
 1999 The Hurricane
 1999 Summer's End (TV Movie)
Grandpa Trapnell
 1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Coach Beasily
- A Saintly Switch (1999) ... Coach Beasily
 1999 The City (TV Series)
- Confessions (1999) ... Morty
- Joy Ride: Part I (1999) ... Morty
 1998 At the End of the Day: The Sue Rodriguez Story (TV Movie)
John Hofsess
 1998 Naked City: A Killer Christmas (TV Movie)
 1998 Power Play (TV Series)
Coach Lloyd Gorman
- Seventh Game (1998) ... Coach Lloyd Gorman
- All for One (1998) ... Coach Lloyd Gorman
- Changing the Luck (1998) ... Coach Lloyd Gorman
- Perambulate Me Back to My Habitual Abode (1998) ... Coach Lloyd Gorman
 1994-1998 Due South (TV Series)
Nicholas Van Zandt / Vince Leggett
- Dead Men Don't Throw Rice (1998) ... Nicholas Van Zandt
- They Eat Horses, Don't They? (1994) ... Vince Leggett
 1998 Twitch City (TV Series)
- I Slept with My Mother (1998) ... Bum
 1997 Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (TV Movie)
Dr. Jacob Weinstock
 1997 The Assignment
Carl Mickens - CIA
 1996 Holiday Affair (TV Movie)
Mr. Corley
 1996 Bogus
School Principal
 1996 Gotti (TV Movie)
Bruce Cutler
 1995-1996 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (TV Series)
- Bowling for Bear (1996) ... Aguado
- The Reindeer Hunter (1995) ... Aguado (voice)
 1995 Net Worth (TV Movie)
Jack Adams
 1995 Iron Eagle IV
Maj. Gen. Brad Kettle
 1995 The Shamrock Conspiracy (TV Movie)
 1994 Death Junction
Captain Jenkow
 1994 Operation Golden Phoenix
Chief Gordon
 1993 Sweating Bullets (TV Series)
- His Pal Joey (1993) ... Brennan
 1992 The Trial of Red Riding Hood (TV Movie)
The Judge
 1992 Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (TV Movie)
 1992 Live Wire
James Garvey
 1992 Quiet Killer (TV Movie)
Mayor Andy Carmichael
 1991 I Still Dream of Jeannie (TV Movie)
Gen. Wescott
 1991 The Hitman
Marco Luganni
 1991 The Soulmates: The Gift of Light (TV Movie) (voice)
 1990 Back to the Beanstalk (TV Movie)
The Pawnbroker
 1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Carl Wilson
- Dead Letter (1989) ... Carl Wilson
 1989 Mob Story
 1989 Millennium
Dr. Brindle
 1989 Collision Course
 1988 Malarek
 1988 Street Legal (TV Series)
Judge John R. Caldwell
- State of Mind (1988) ... Judge John R. Caldwell
- Elliot vs. McTavish (1988) ... Judge John R. Caldwell
 1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Dale Linseman
- Full Disclosure (1988) ... Dale Linseman
 1988 Switching Channels
 1988 The Return of Ben Casey (TV Movie)
Dr. Stratton
 1986 Danger Bay (TV Series)
 1986 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series)
Trimmer Waltz
- Pickup on Noon Street (1986) ... Trimmer Waltz
 1983-1984 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Vic Carrano / Vernie Davis
- One Door Closes (1984) ... Vic Carrano
- Passage (1983) ... Vernie Davis
 1983 Spasms
Warren Crowley
 1982 Class of 1984
Detective Stewiski
 1981 Tulips
Bert Irving
 1981 Titans (TV Series)
Louis B. Mayer
 1980 Atlantic City
 1975-1980 King of Kensington (TV Series)
Larry King
- Movin' On (1980) ... Larry King
- Purple Passion (1980) ... Larry King
- Green-Eyed Monster (1980) ... Larry King
- Counter Attack (1980) ... Larry King
- War and Peace (1980) ... Larry King
 1979 Wild Horse Hank
Jay Connors
 1978 Love on the Nose (TV Movie)
 1976 The Clown Murders
Police Sergeant
 1974 A Star Is Lost!
Inspector Bruno
 1974 Sunday in the Country
 1974 Child Under a Leaf
Storekeeper (as Albert S. Waxman)
 1972 The Sloane Affair
 1972 When Michael Calls (TV Movie)
Sheriff Hap Washbrook
 1971 The Crowd Inside
Director (as Albert S. Waxman)
 1970 The Last Act of Martin Weston (as Albert Waxman)
 1969 The Dowry (Short)
Barbery (uncredited)
 1968 Isabel
 1967 Counter Etiquette. Part 1 (Short)
 1966 Seaway (TV Series)
- The Last Free Man (1966) ... Theo (as Albert Waxman)
 1965 Ben Casey (TV Series)
- The Man from Quasilia (1965) ... Plainclothesman
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
- A Competent Witness (1965) ... Berkowitz
 1964 The Winston Affair
Cpll. Zimmerman
 1963 The Victors
'The Squad' Member
 1962 The War Lover
Prien: Crew of 'The Body'
 1961 The Hired Gun
 1954-1961 Encounter (TV Series)
Uncle Moishe
- Riel: Part 2 (1961)
- Riel: Part 1 (1961)
- Sun in My Eyes (1960) ... Uncle Moishe
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
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Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Stan Ferris | Albert S. Waxman | Albert Waxman

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I've had this same nightmare often over the years, and it is that I go onstage and forget my script. I'm standing there empty. It's disastrous, and then I wake up. In reality it's a nightmare that has never happened, but I've had embarrassing moments in auditions where your confidence just drops out of you. As I've gotten older, with more reputation and therefore more at stake, I've gotten worse ... See more »


Adjunct Professor of Theatre and Film at York University, 1986-96. Member of the Order of Canada 1997. From 2000, on the board of directors of the Toronto Arts Council. See more »

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