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Chip Zien

Chip Zien was born on March 20, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Jerome Herbert Zien. He is an actor, known for All My Children (1970), Guiding Light (1952) and Howard the Duck (1986). See full bio »
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 2013 That's News to Me (Short) (completed)
Dr. Henschel
 2012 Commentary
Clifford Blowman
 2010 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
- Blackout! (2010) ... Frank
 2009 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Judge Lee Sutman
- Fixed (2009) ... Judge Lee Sutman
 2009 Rescue Me (TV Series)
Arthur Frost
- Control (2009) ... Arthur Frost
 2008 Lipstick Jungle (TV Series)
 2008 The Verdict (TV Movie)
 2006 Inseparable (TV Movie)
 2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
- Coming of Rage (2003) ... Lawyer
 1990-2002 Law & Order (TV Series)
Cromwell / Attorney Steven Cromwell / Mr. Green
- Missing (2002) ... Cromwell
- All My Children (2001) ... Attorney Steven Cromwell
- Night & Fog (1993) ... Mr. Green
 2001 Son of the Beach (TV Series)
Larry Big
- Area 69 (2001) ... Larry Big
 2000 Madigan Men (TV Series)
Mr. Wolfe
- Meet the Wolfes (2000) ... Mr. Wolfe
 2000 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Dr. Ken Baker
- Gray vs. Gray (2000) ... Dr. Ken Baker
 1999 Brooklyn Thrill Killers (Short)
Harry Lieberman
 1999 Cosby (TV Series)
- One for the Books (1999) ... Max
 1999 Breakfast of Champions
Andy Wojeckowzski
 1999 Pulp Comics: Caroline Rhea (TV Movie)
Bachelor #1
 1998 The Siege
Chief of Staff
 1998 Snake Eyes
Mickey Alter
 1997 Profiler (TV Series)
 1997 Wings (TV Series)
Bippy the Clown
- Oedipus Wrecks (1997) ... Bippy the Clown
 1996 Cagney & Lacey: True Convictions (TV Movie)
Assistant District Attorney Trayne
 1995 Cagney & Lacey: The View Through the Glass Ceiling (TV Movie)
Asst. Dist. Atty. Douglas Trayne
 1995 Aaron's Magic Village
Treitel / The Donkey (voice)
 1995 The Wright Verdicts (TV Series)
Assistant District Attorney Fred Keller
- Ex-Corpus Delicti (1995) ... Assistant District Attorney Fred Keller
 1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
Franklin P. Adams
 1992 Black Death (TV Movie)
Dr. Lionel Katz
 1991 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- Into the Woods (1991) ... Baker
 1990 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Dr. Verney
- Post-Op (1990) ... Dr. Verney
 1989 Newhart (TV Series)
Mr. Jenkins
- Cupcake in a Cage (1989) ... Mr. Jenkins
 1987 Hello Again
Reporter #4
 1986 Cheers (TV Series)
Jeff Warren
 1985 As the World Turns (TV Series)
- Special Gifts (1985) ... Roastmaster
 1984 Grace Quigley
Dr. Herman
 1982 NBC Special Treat (TV Series)
- Oh, Boy! Babies! (1982) ... Jake
 1981 So Fine
Wise Guy in Disco
 1979 The Rose
 1978 CHiPs (TV Series)
- The Grudge (1978) ... Davey
 1977 Off Campus (TV Movie)
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Leo (segment "Love and the Generation Gasp")
- Love and the Awkward Age/Love and the Generation Gasp/Love and the Spendthrift (1973) ... Leo (segment "Love and the Generation Gasp")
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Aiden Heath (1999)
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Enjoyed a long association with musical writer/composer William Finn. Played the lead role of Marvin in Finn's first musical "In Trousers". In its sequels, "March of the Falsettos" and "Falsettoland" he played the co-starring role of Mendel while Michael Rupert took on the lead role of Marvin. Later Chip was featured in another Finn musical playing the bizarre role of a children's show host ... See more »

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