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Byrne Piven (1929–2002)


Byrne Piven was born on September 24, 1929 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Very Bad Things (1998), Being John Malkovich (1999) and The Untouchables (1993). He was previously married to Joyce Hiller Piven. He died on February 18, 2002 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

(1998)
Being John Malkovich Captain Mertin
(1999)
The Untouchables Johnny Torrio
(1993-1994)
(1994)

Filmography

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 2001 Madison
George Wallin
 2000 Shadow of the Blair Witch (TV Movie)
Dr. Clayton Larson
 2000 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
- BRCA2 (2000)
 1999 Being John Malkovich
Captain Mertin
 1999 The Jack Bull (TV Movie)
Tub Weller
 1999 Early Edition (TV Series)
Rabbi Ginsburg
- Slippity-Doo-Dah (1999) ... Rabbi Ginsburg
 1998 Born Free (TV Series)
Stephen Jeffries / Jeffries / Stephen Jefferies
- Kobie (1998) ... Stephen Jeffries
- Akilil & the Mouse (1998) ... Jeffries
- A Night to Remember (1998) ... Stephen Jefferies
 1998 Cupid (TV Series)
Dr. Stroud
- Heaven... He's in Heaven (1998) ... Dr. Stroud
 1998 Temporary Girl
Leonard Byrnestein
 1998 Very Bad Things
Rabbi
 1997 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Rolf
- The Niece (1997) ... Rolf
 1997 Trojan War
Mr. Crosby
 1996 The X-Files (TV Series)
Robert Sparks
- Paper Hearts (1996) ... Robert Sparks
 1996 Pandora's Clock (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1996)
- Episode #1.1 (1996)
 1996 Frasier (TV Series)
Dr. Sigmund Freud
- The Impossible Dream (1996) ... Dr. Sigmund Freud
 1996 E=mc2
The President
 1995 Lover's Knot
William Shakespeare
 1995 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Andrew Jackson
- Andrew Jackson: A Man for the People (1995) ... Andrew Jackson (voice)
 1994 Miracle on 34th Street
Dr. Hunter
 1993-1994 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Johnny Torrio
- Pilot - Part 2 (1993) ... Johnny Torrio
- Pilot - Part 1 (1993) ... Johnny Torrio
 1993 Missing Persons (TV Series)
Mr. Rudolph
- Pilot (1993) ... Mr. Rudolph
 1992 Mario and the Mob (TV Movie)
Vincent Vitale
 1991 Pyrates
Rabbi Lichenstein
 1991 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (TV Series)
Mr. Litmon
- The Reunion (1991) ... Mr. Litmon
 1990 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Dr. Cahill
- Vowel Play (1990) ... Dr. Cahill
 1990 Unspeakable Acts (TV Movie)
Dr. Coleman
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Captain Colton Cotter
- So Help Me God - July 29, 1957 (1989) ... Captain Colton Cotter
 1987 Desperate (TV Movie)
Law Judge
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series)
Dr. Victor Degoethels
- Spectre of the Wolf (1987) ... Dr. Victor Degoethels
 1987 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Rabbi Weiss
- Young Harry Houdini (1987) ... Rabbi Weiss
 1987 Hunter (TV Series)
Dr. Lyle Shapiro
- The Girl Next Door (1987) ... Dr. Lyle Shapiro
 1987 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Pasqual Valez
- On the Fly (1987) ... Pasqual Valez (as Bryne Piven)
 1986 Dreams of Gold: The Mel Fisher Story (TV Movie)
Local Fisherman
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Bennie Conway
- Trial by Fire (1986) ... Bennie Conway
 1986 Jack and Mike (TV Series)
Nelson Kimball
- Change of Heart (1986) ... Nelson Kimball
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Hector Sandoval
- Free Verse (1986) ... Hector Sandoval
 1985 Creator
Krauss
 1985 Two Fathers' Justice (TV Movie)
Landis
 1983 The Powers of Matthew Star (TV Series)
Van Dyke
- The Road Rebels (1983) ... Van Dyke
 1982 Adams House (TV Movie)
Mr. Webster
 1981 Chicago Story (TV Movie)
 1979 The Duke (TV Series)
 1978 The Awakening Land (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Pearsall
- Part III: The Town (1978) ... Dr. Pearsall
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in the play, "The Man in 605," at the Performance Community/Piven Theatre Workshop in Chicago, Illinois See more »

Alternate Names:

Bryne Piven

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Joyce Hiller Piven  (his death)  (2 children)

Children:

Jeremy Piven | See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

During its 30 years, the Piven Theatre Workshop in Evanston, a Chicago suburb, has shaped the work of stage and film actors including John Cusack, Joan Cusack and Ann Cusack; Lili Taylor; Aidan Quinn; and his two children, Shira Piven and Jeremy Piven. See more »

Nickname:

The Mountain

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