Ken Olin


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Actor Ken Olin's dark, sincere, extreme good looks were steadily put to use on the small screen during the 80s, but, in retrospect, the actor will probably now be considered more of a major force behind the camera as a producer and director when all is said and done. Born Kenneth Edward Olin in Chicago on July 30, 1954, Ken was the son of a former ... See full bio »

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Thirtysomething Michael Steadman
(1987-1991)
This Is Us Producer
(2016-2022)
Alias Producer
(2001-2006)
(2006-2011)

Filmography

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 2016-2022 This Is Us (TV Series) (32 episodes)
- Us (2022)
- The Train (2022)
- Katoby (2022)
- The Challenger (2022)
- The Adirondacks (2021)
 2019 Grand Hotel (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2019)
 2017 The Arrangement (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2017)
 2015 The Man in the High Castle (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2015 The Slap (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Ritchie (2015)
- Connie (2015)
- Manolis (2015)
- Harry (2015)
 2013-2014 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- This Is War (2014)
- Bad Blood (2014)
- The Sin Eater (2013)
- Blood Moon (2013)
 2012 The Mob Doctor (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Fluid Dynamics (2012)
 2006-2011 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- A Righteous Kiss (2010)
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2008)
 2006 Introducing Lennie Rose (TV Movie)
 2001-2005 Alias (TV Series) (23 episodes)
- Prophet Five (2005)
- The Orphan (2005)
- Resurrection (2004)
 2003 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Phenomenon II (2003)
 2002 Breaking News (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Pilot (2002)
- Hi, Noonan (2002)
 2000 The West Wing (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1999-2000 Felicity (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- True Colors (2000)
- Family Affairs (1999)
 2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Diary (2000)
 1999 Judging Amy (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Witch Hunt (1999)
 1998-1999 L.A. Doctors (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- True Believers (1999)
- Maybe It's You (1998)
 1996 EZ Streets (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1995 In Pursuit of Honor (TV Movie)
 1992 Doing Time on Maple Drive (TV Movie)
 1992 The Broken Cord (TV Movie)
 1989-1991 Thirtysomething (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Second Look (1991)
- Guns and Roses (1990)
- The Other Shoe (1990)
- Pilgrims (1989)
- Courting Nancy (1989)
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Other Works:

Directed an episode of the short-lived TV Show Push. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Patricia Wettig  (2 children)

Children:

Clifford Olin | See more »
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Personal Quote:

It's clear that Donald Trump is not running on his record. He's running on Barack Obama's blackness. Because he's an incompetent failure. And a racist.

Trivia:

Alumnus of Stella Adler Studio of Acting. See more »

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