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Also Known As: John Rubenstein, John Arthur Rubinstein Died:
Born: December 8, 1946 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: actor, composer, director

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The son of famed pianist and composer Arthur Rubinstein, John Rubinstein has distinguished himself as both a character player and occasional leading man of stage and screen and as a respected film and TV composer.

The son of famed pianist and composer Arthur Rubinstein, John Rubinstein has distinguished himself as both a character player and occasional leading man of stage and screen and as a respected film and TV composer.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Matter of Conscience, A (1989) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 Jekyll (2008)
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 Sublime (2007)
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 Choose Connor (2007)
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 Mrs. Harris (2006)
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 Red Dragon (2002) Dinner Guest
10.
 Sleepwalker Killing: From the Files of (1997) Dr Frank Corrigan
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1965:
Made stage debut in "Camelot" in San Carlos, CA
1967:
Made TV debut on an episode of "The Virginian" (NBC)
1969:
Made TV-movie debut, "The Psychiatrist: God Bless the Children"
1969:
Scored first feature film, "Paddy"
1969:
Played first substantial screen role in "The Trouble with Girls," starring Elvis Presley
1971:
First leading role, "Zachariah"; also composed songs
1972:
With Tim McIntire, wrote music for the Western feature "Jeremiah Johnson"
1972:
Starred on Broadway in the title role of "Pippin," directed by Bob Fosse
1974:
Scored TV series "The New Land"
1976:
Landed recurring role as Jeff, the ex-husband of Nancy (Meredith Baxter Birney), on drama series "Family" (ABC); also composed show's theme
1979:
Appeared in ABC miniseries "Roots: The Next Generations"
1979:
Played title role in documentary "The Search for Historic Jesus"
1980:
Returned to Broadway to co-star with Phyllis Frelich in "Children of a Lesser God"; won Tony Award
1983:
Played adoptive father of title character in Sidney Lumet's feature "Daniel"
1984:
Co-starred with Jack Warden on "Crazy Like a Fox" (CBS)
1987:
Made stage directorial debut with "The Rover," starring Christopher Reeve
1992:
Directed three-part story on "ABC Afterschool Specials"
1997:
Played featured role of Tateh in Los Angeles production of "Ragtime"; later reprised on Broadway
2000:
Appeared opposite Donald Sutherland in the stage play "Enigma Variations"
2001:
Guest starred on The WB's "Angel"
2003:
Played a gynecologist in "21 Grams"
2007:
Played The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz in Los Angeles production of award-winning musical "Wicked"
2009:
Cast as Dr. Charles Taylor on "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)
2009:
Landed recurring guest role on "Desperate Housewives" (ABC)
2012:
Cast in romantic comedy "Hello I Must Be Going," starring Melanie Lynskey and Blythe Danner
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Education

University of California at Los Angeles: Los Angeles , California - 1964 - 1967
The Juilliard School: New York , New York - 1973 - 1974

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wife:
Judi West. Actor. Married on December 15, 1971; divorced in 1989.
wife:
Jane Lanier. Dancer, producer, actor. Appeared onstage in "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" and "Fosse"; co-starred with Rubinstein in "Mercy" (1996).

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father:
Arthur Rubinstein. Pianist. Died in 1982 at age 95.
mother:
Aniela Rubinstein. Dancer, writer. Died on December 31, 2001 at age 93.
brother:
Paul Rubinstein. Stockbroker. Older.
sister:
Alina Rubinstein. Psychiatrist.
sister:
Eva Rubinstein. Photographer.
daughter:
Jessica Anne Rubinstein. Born in February 1972; mother, Judi West.
son:
Michael Weston. Actor. Born in October 1973 in NYC; mother, Judi West.
son:
Peter Lanier Rubinstein. Born in February 1994; mother, Jane Lanier.
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