Harvey Keitel

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American actor and producer Harvey Keitel was born on May 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Miriam (Klein) and Harry Keitel. An Oscar and Golden Globe Award nominee, he has appeared in films such as Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets (1973) and Taxi Driver (1976), Ridley Scott's The Duellists (1977) and Thelma & Louise (1991), Peter Yates' ... See full bio »

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Known For

Reservoir Dogs Mr. White / Larry
Pulp Fiction The Wolf


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  The Legitimate Wiseguy (pre-production)
Nick Celozzi Sr.
  Hellfire (post-production)
  Joe Baby (post-production)
Randall Kane
 2022 National Treasure: Edge of History (TV Series) (post-production)
Peter Sadusky
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Peter Sadusky
 2022 Mike (TV Mini Series)
Cus D'Amato
- Monster (2022) ... Cus D'Amato
- Thief (2022) ... Cus D'Amato
 2021 Lansky
Meyer Lansky
 2021 Blood on the Crown
General Hunter Blair
 2020 Fatima
Professor Nichols
 2019 The Irishman
Angelo Bruno
 2019 The Painted Bird
 2019/III See You Soon
 2019 Esau
 2019/I The Last Man
 2018 Isle of Dogs
Gondo (voice)
 2018 First We Take Brooklyn
 2017 Lies We Tell
Demi Lampros
 2017/I Madame
Bob Fredericks
 2016 Paradise Inc. (TV Series)
Hubert Humbolt
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Hubert Humbolt
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Hubert Humbolt
 2016/III The Comedian
Mac Schiltz
 2016/II Chosen
 2016 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
Proposition Man
- Fame (2016) ... Proposition Man
 2015 The Ridiculous 6
 2015 Outlaws (Short)
The Director
 2015/I Youth
Mick Boyle
 2014 Gandhi of the Month
Edward Baker
 2014 By the Gun
Salvatore Vitaglia
 2014 Rio, I Love You
O Ator (segment "O Milagre")
 2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel
 2014 Two Men in Town
Bill Agati
 2013 Beyoncé: Pretty Hurts (Music Video short)
 2013 The Power Inside (TV Mini Series short)
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... O'Mansky
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... O'Mansky
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... O'Mansky
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... O'Mansky
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... O'Mansky
 2013 The Congress
 2013 A Farewell to Fools
Father Johanis
 2012 Fatal Honeymoon (TV Movie)
Tommy Thomas
 2012 Moonrise Kingdom
Commander Pierce
 2011 Little Fockers: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Randy Weir (uncredited)
 2010 The Last Godfather
Don Carini
 2010 Little Fockers
Randy Weir
 2010 A Beginner's Guide to Endings
Duke White
 2009 Wrong Turn at Tahoe
 2009 The Ministers
Joseph Bruno
 2009 Jay-Z: D.O.A - Death of Auto-Tune (Music Video short)
Card Player
 2009 Inglourious Basterds
OSS Commander Who Agrees to Deal (voice, uncredited)
 2008-2009 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Lieutenant Gene Hunt
- Life Is a Rock (2009) ... Lieutenant Gene Hunt
- Everyone Knows It's Windy (2009) ... Lieutenant Gene Hunt
- All the Young Dudes (2009) ... Lieutenant Gene Hunt
- Coffee, Tea, or Annie (2009) ... Lieutenant Gene Hunt
- Revenge of Broken Jaw (2009) ... Lieutenant Gene Hunt
 2007 My Sexiest Year
 2006 Arthur and the Invisibles
Miro (English version, voice)
 2006 The Stone Merchant
The Merchant
 2006 The Path to 9/11 (TV Mini Series)
John O'Neill
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... John O'Neill
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... John O'Neill
 2006 A Crime
Roger Culkin
 2006 One Last Dance
 2005 Shadows in the Sun
 2005 Be Cool
Nick Carr
 2004 The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Uncle Pio
 2004 National Treasure
 2004 Puerto Vallarta Squeeze
Walter McGrane
 2003 Chasing the Elephant (Short)
The Mystery Man
 2003 Cuban Blood
 2003 The Galíndez File
Edward Robards
 2003 Who Killed the Idea? (Short)
Private Investigator
 2003 Crime Spree
Frankie Zammeti
 2002 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
- Robert De Niro/Norah Jones (2002) ... Siegfried (uncredited)
 2002 Beeper
 2002 Red Dragon
Jack Crawford
 2002 Ginostra
Matt Benson
 2002 Nowhere
El Gringo
 2001 Taking Sides
Major Steve Arnold
 2001 The Grey Zone
 2001 Nailed
Tony Romano
 2000 Viper
 2000 Little Nicky
 2000 Prince of Central Park
The Guardian
 2000 U-571
 2000 Fail Safe (TV Movie)
Brig. Gen. Warren Black
 1999 Presence of Mind
The Master
 1999 Holy Smoke
PJ Waters
 1999 Three Seasons
James Hager
 1998 Il mio West
Johnny Lowen
 1998 Finding Graceland
 1998 Lulu on the Bridge
Izzy Maurer
 1998 Shadrach
 1997 FairyTale: A True Story
Harry Houdini
 1997 Cop Land
Ray Donlan
 1997 City of Industry
Roy Egan
 1996 Head Above Water
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn
Jacob Fuller
 1995 Get Shorty
Harvey Keitel (uncredited)
 1995 Clockers
Rocco Klein
 1995 Ulysses' Gaze
 1995 Blue in the Face
Auggie Wren
 1995 Smoke
Auggie Wren
 1994 Imaginary Crimes
Ray Weiler
 1994 Somebody to Love
Harry Harrelson
 1994 Pulp Fiction
The Wolf
 1994 Monkey Trouble
 1993 The Young Americans
John Harris
 1993 Dangerous Game
Eddie Israel
 1993 Rising Sun
Tom Graham
 1993 The Piano
George Baines
 1993 Point of No Return
Victor the Cleaner
 1992 Reservoir Dogs: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Mr. White / Larry
 1992 Sister Act
Vince LaRocca
 1992 Bad Lieutenant
 1992 Reservoir Dogs
Mr. White / Larry
 1991 Bugsy
Mickey Cohen
 1991 Thelma & Louise
 1991 Mortal Thoughts
Det. John Woods
 1990 The Two Jakes
Jake Berman
 1990 Two Evil Eyes
Roderick Usher (segment "The Black Cat")
 1989 Imagining America (TV Movie) (segment "This Ain't Bebop")
 1989 This Ain't Bebop (TV Short)
 1989 The January Man
Frank Starkey
 1988 Caro Gorbaciov
Nikolaj Bucharin
 1988 Grandi cacciatori
 1988 The Play on One (TV Series)
- Down Where the Buffalo Go (1988) ... Carl
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
2nd Lt. Donald Jacques (voice)
 1987 The Pick-up Artist
 1987 Blindside
Penfield Gruber
 1987 The Inquiry
Ponzio Pilato
 1986 The Ellen Burstyn Show (TV Series)
Frank Tanner
- Reading Between the Lines (1986) ... Frank Tanner
 1986 The American Bride
 1986 The Men's Club
Solly Berliner
 1986 Wise Guys
Bobby DiLea
 1986 Off Beat
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Byron Sullivan
- Vanessa in the Garden (1985) ... Byron Sullivan
 1985 Star Knight
 1985 Baciami strega (TV Movie)
 1984/I Dream one
Mr. Legend
 1984 Falling in Love
Ed Lasky
 1984 La bella Otero (TV Mini Series)
Ernest Jurgens
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... Ernest Jurgens
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Ernest Jurgens
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Ernest Jurgens
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Ernest Jurgens (credit only)
 1983 A Stone in the Mouth
Tony, le fugitif
 1983 Exposed
 1983 Order of Death
Lt. Fred O'Connor
 1982 Garland Jeffreys: What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) (Music Video short)
Man in Club
 1982 That Night in Varennes
Thomas Paine
 1982 The Border
 1980 Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession
Inspector Netusil
 1980 Saturn 3
 1980 Death Watch
 1979 Eagle's Wing
 1979 Apocalypse Now
Captain Benjamin L. Willard (boat departure scene) (uncredited)
 1978 Fingers
Jimmy Fingers
 1978 Blue Collar
 1977 The Duellists
Gabriel Feraud
 1976 Welcome to L.A.
Ken Hood
 1976 Mother, Jugs & Speed
 1976 Taxi Driver
 1975 That's the Way of the World
Coleman Buckmaster
 1974 Virginia Hill (TV Movie)
Bugsy Siegel
 1974 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
- Deadly Ambition (1974) ... Ernie
 1973 Kojak (TV Series)
Jerry Talaba
- Siege of Terror (1973) ... Jerry Talaba
 1973 Mean Streets
 1973 Pueblo (TV Movie)
Seaman (uncredited)
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series)
- A Memory of Two Mondays (1971) ... Jerry
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
- Case of the Shady Lady (1968) ... Ramby
 1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye
Soldier (uncredited)
 1966 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Blue Whale Customer
- Episode #1.34 (1966) ... Blue Whale Customer (uncredited)
- Episode #1.33 (1966) ... Blue Whale Customer (uncredited)
 1966 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
German Soldier
- The Great Impersonation (1966) ... German Soldier (uncredited)
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Miriam Klein | Harry Keitel

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[explaining why he supports a mandatory military draft] We, the people, should participate in the privileges we have in this democracy that we live in, and we should all share in the dangers and the risks with our lives to protect the freedoms that we have. I don't see how our young men can feel they're part of the country if they don't participate in the defense of the country - in the defense ... See more »


He was considered for the role of Jimmy Serrano in Midnight Run (1988) that went to Dennis Farina. See more »


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