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Ron Silver (I) (1946–2009)

Ron Silver was born on July 2, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA as Ronald Arthur Silver. He was an actor and director, known for Timecop (1994), Reversal of Fortune (1990) and Find Me Guilty (2006). He was married to Lynne Miller. He died on March 15, 2009 in New York City. See full bio »

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Timecop McComb
Reversal of Fortune
Reversal of Fortune Alan Dershowitz
Find Me Guilty
Find Me Guilty Judge Sidney Finestein
The Arrival
The Arrival Phil Gordian / Mexican Guard


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 2009 A Secret Promise
Sam Dunbar
 2008 Xenophobia (TV Movie)
 2007 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Shelly Levine
 2004-2007 Law & Order (TV Series)
Bernie Adler
 2007 The Ten
Fielding Barnes
 2006 Call It Fiction (Short)
 2001-2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Bruno Gianelli
 2006 Find Me Guilty
Judge Sidney Finestein
 2006 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Bernie Adler
 2005 Red Mercury
 2003-2004 Skin (TV Series)
Larry Goldman
 2004 Jack (TV Movie)
 2002 The Wisher
 2002 Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (TV Movie)
Mike Fine
 2001 Exposure (Video)
Gary Whitford
 2001 Ali
Angelo Dundee
 2001 Festival in Cannes
Rick Yorkin
 2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Atty. John Mockler
 2001 When Billie Beat Bobby (TV Movie)
Bobby Riggs
 2000 American Tragedy (TV Movie)
Robert Shapiro
 2000 Cutaway (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Brian Margate
 2000 Ratz (TV Movie)
Herb Soric
 1999 Heat Vision and Jack (TV Short)
Ron Silver
 1999/II Black and White
Simon Herzel
 1999 In the Company of Spies (TV Movie)
Tom Lenahan
 1998-1999 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)
Alec Bilson
 1999 Love Is Strange (TV Movie)
Tom Ainsworth
 1998 The White Raven
Tully Windsor
 1998 Rhapsody in Bloom (TV Movie)
Mitch Bloom
 1997 Skeletons (TV Movie)
Peter Crane
 1996-1997 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Tommy Wilmette
 1997 The Beneficiary (TV Movie)
Guy Girard
 1996 Shadow Zone: The Undead Express (TV Movie)
 1996 Danger Zone
Maurice Dupont
 1996 Girl 6
Director #2 - LA
 1996 The Arrival
Phil Gordian / Mexican Guard
 1995 Deadly Outbreak (Video)
Colonel Baron
 1995 Kissinger and Nixon (TV Movie)
Henry A. Kissinger / Narrator
 1995 Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (TV Movie)
Ron Kershaw
 1995 A Woman of Independent Means (TV Mini-Series)
 1994 Timecop
 1993 Lifepod (TV Movie)
 1993 Blind Side (TV Movie)
Doug Kaines
 1992 Mr. Saturday Night
Larry Meyerson
 1992 Live Wire
Frank Traveres
 1991 The Good Policeman
Isaac Seidel
 1991 Married to It
Leo Rothenberg
 1990 Forgotten Prisoners: The Amnesty Files (TV Movie)
Jordan Ford
 1990 Reversal of Fortune
Alan Dershowitz
 1990 Blue Steel
Eugene Hunt
 1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
Asa Kaufman
 1989 Enemies: A Love Story
 1988-1989 Wiseguy (TV Series)
David Sternberg
 1988 A Father's Revenge (TV Movie)
Max Greenwald
 1987 Billionaire Boys Club (TV Movie)
Ron Levin
 1987 Trying Times (TV Series)
Driving Instructor
 1987 Eat and Run
Mickey McSorely
 1986 Trapped in Silence (TV Movie)
Doctor Jeff Tomlinson
 1985 Kane & Abel (TV Mini-Series)
Thaddeus Cohen
 1984 Oh, God! You Devil
Gary Frantz
 1984 Garbo Talks
Gilbert Rolfe
 1984 The Goodbye People
Eddie Bergson
 1984 Romancing the Stone
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Gruenwald (lawyer)
 1983 Silkwood
Paul Stone
 1983 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Sam Weiser
 1983 Lovesick
Ted Caruso
 1982 Best Friends
Larry Weisman
 1982 The Entity
Phil Sneiderman
 1982 Baker's Dozen (TV Series)
Mike Locasale
 1982 Silent Rage
Dr. Tom Halman
 1981 Word of Honor (TV Movie)
David Lerner
 1980 The Stockard Channing Show (TV Series)
Brad Gabriel
 1980 Here's Boomer (TV Series)
 1979 Dear Detective (TV Series)
Det. Schwartz
 1978 Betrayal (TV Movie)
Bob Cohen
 1978 Murder at the Mardi Gras (TV Movie)
Larry Cook
 1978 Having Babies (TV Series)
 1975-1978 Rhoda (TV Series)
Gary Levy / Sonny Michaels
 1977 Semi-Tough
Vlada Kostov
 1976 Welcome to L.A.
Massuese (uncredited)
 1976 The Return of the World's Greatest Detective (TV Movie)
Dr. Collins
 1976 Tunnel Vision
Dr. Manuel Labor
 1976 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Ted Haller
 1975 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
 1975 Big Eddie (TV Series)
 1974 The Mac Davis Show (TV Series)
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There have been a few occasions when people have said, 'I won't work with that S.O.B.' It has happened, but on an individual basis. It is not in any way, shape or form a blacklist. See more »


He taught Spanish for several years in the 1960s at The Roosevelt School, a Jewish boarding school in Shippan Point, Stamford, Connecticut. Because of his knowledge of Chinese, he got a job with the US Government and traveled to Taiwan in the early 1970s. See more »


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