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Judd Hirsch

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Born: March 15, 1935 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Meyerowitz Stories, The (2017)
Tells the story of an estranged New York family coming together in preparation of artist & patriarch Harold's career retrospective
Independence Day 2 (2016)
Enemy aliens return to Earth.
Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014)
When a massive storm pummels New York, the surging flood waters bring thousands of sharks. To make matters worse, tornadoes soon dot the horizon. As Sharknadoes tear through the city, no vehicle, building, or national monument is safe.
Silent Witness (2011)
Prominent defense attorney Tony Lord returns to his hometown to defend an old friend, a teacher accused of murdering one of his students. The case re-opens the heartache from Tony's own high school days, when he was a student falsely accused of murdering his first love.
Tower Heist (2011)
Queens native Josh Kovaks has managed one of the most luxurious and well-secured residences in New York City for more than a decade. Under his watchful eye, nothing goes undetected. In the swankiest unit atop Josh''s building, Wall Street titan Arthur Shaw is under house arrest after being caught stealing two billion from his investors. The hardest hit among those he defrauded? The tower staffers whose pensions he was entrusted to manage. With only days before Arthur gets away with the perfect crime, Josh''s crew turns to petty crook Slide to plan the nearly steal what they are sure is hidden in Arthur''s guarded condo. Though amateurs, these rookie thieves know the building better than anyone. Turns out they''ve been casing the place for years, they just didn''t know it.
Polish Bar (2010)
Reuben, a young middle-class Jew, is fed up with the family jewelry business. He looks for respect by trying to prove himself as a Hip Hop DJ and working for Polish gangsters at the local strip club. In a world of sex, cocaine and violence, he encounters Ebony, a troubled young girl who clashes with
Brother's Shadow (2006)
Jake Gordon is the black sheep of his family. And after ten years of self-imposed exile, he's forced to return to his roots in Brooklyn. When he discovers his twin brother is dead, Jake begins to walk in his footsteps, losing his sense of self. He must escape from his brother's shadow and make peace
A Beautiful Mind (2001) as [Professor] Helinger
A mathematics genius fights schizophrenia.
Rocky Marciano (1999) as Al Weill
Story of famed heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano, who won his first title in 1952 at the age of 29 and retired undefeated four years later. Chronicles Marciano's life as he struggled through poverty and corrupt managers as a determined underdog who rises to fame with pure strength and deter
Out of the Cold (1999) as Leon Axelrod
Once successful American stage performer Dan Scott gets caught up in the turmoil of pre-World War II Europe.
Independence Day (1996) as Julius Levinson
It is an ordinary summer day. But then, without warning, something very extraordinary happens. Enormous shadows fall across the land. Strange atmospheric phenomena, ominous and mesmerizing, surface around the globe. All eyes turn upward. The question of whether we''re alone in the universe has finally been answered. And, in a matter of minutes, the lives of every person across the globe are forever changed. With the fate of our planet at stake, the Fourth of July is about to take on an entirely new meaning. No longer will it be an American holiday. It will be known as the day the entire world fought back. The day we did not go gentle into the good night... The day all of us on planet Earth celebrated our independence day.
Betrayal of Trust (1994) as Dr Jules Masserman
Story of a woman who fights to have her former psychiatrist convicted of rape after she realizes he has been having sex with her during her drug-induced "treatment" sessions for several years. Based on a true story.
She Said No (1990) as Martin Knapek
A rape victim must overcome a second trauma when her attacker, a successful attorney, makes her the defendant in a multi-million-dollar slander suit after he is acquitted of criminal charges by a hung jury.
Running on Empty (1988) as Arthur Pope
A family of fugitives deal with their son''s growing independence.
Isaac in America: A Journey With Isaac Bashevis Singer (1986) as Narration (Singer'S Works)
A study of Nobel Prize-winning writer Isaac Bashevis Singer that was filmed a few years before his death. The author, who was best known for his Yiddish stories, discusses his life experiences and his career. He reads excerpts from his short story "A Day at Coney Island," shares personal memories, a
First Steps (1985) as Dr Jerrold Petrofsky
This is a based-on-fact chronicle, initially the subject of a "60 Minutes" report, about an Ohio bio-engineer and the pretty 23-year-old paraplegic who, through the doctor's pioneering efforts with computer electrodes, successfully walks the ten steps to get her college diploma at her graduation in
Brotherly Love (1985) as Ben Ryder; Harry Ryder
Suspense thriller in which Judd Hirsch plays twins (following by one night, by a quirk of programming -- or not, Stephanie Powers' portrayal of twins in "Deception"), one a successful family man, the other his villainous, revenge-seeking brother. The script to the film, shot in Vancouver, was by the
Teachers (1984) as Roger
A burned-out instructor at an overcrowded high school is convinced by a rebellious student and an idealistic lawyer to join the fight for quality education.
Goodbye People, The (1984) as Arthur Korman
In Our Hands (1983) as Himself
A chronicle focusing in on the largest peace demonstration in the history of the world, which took place on June 12, 1982. One million people were in New York on what's been described as a magical day, speaking in one voice to "stop the nuclear arms race." There were forty-three volunteer camera te
Without A Trace (1983) as Al Menetti
Ordinary People (1980) as Dr Tyrone Berger
When a young man drowns, his family fights to recover from the trauma.
Marriage Is Alive and Well (1980) as Herb Rollie
Joe Namath, as a free-wheeling wedding photographer, is the link to three comic tales about the institution of marriage in this pilot to a prospective series that never was to be. This was billed as Namath's TV acting debut.
Sooner Or Later (1979) as Bob Walters
An anxious thirteen-year-old girl dreams of being a grown-up and tries to make herself look older in order to attract the rock idol she's fallen for.
King Of The Gypsies (1978) as Groffo
On his deathbed, the head of a New York tribe of gypsies passes the mantle to his grandson, Dave. Angry at being passed over for control of the tribe, Dave''s father Groffo begins plotting his son''s death.
Keegans, The (1976) as Lieutenant Marco Ciardi
An investigative magazine reporter sets out to prove the innocence of his brother, a professional football player who is accused of murdering his sister's brutal attacker, found to be tied in with the syndicate.
Legend of Valentino, The (1975) as Jack Auerbach
Romantic fiction -- a term used by the network to describe it and blunt any possible lawsuits -- based on the life and myth of the screen's first and most famous male sex symbol.
Fear on Trial (1975) as Saul
This Emmy-nominated film follows the troubles stalking John Henry Faulk, a folksy, homespun radio-television personality of the early 1950s whose broadcasting career was abruptly cut off during the blacklisting of the era. Retaining attorney Louis Nizer, he went to court and successfully sued for li
Law, The (1974) as Murray Stone
A sensational homicide trial is the focal point of this incisive examination of the inner working of a large city's legal system and was the Emmy Award-winner as the Outstanding Dramatic Special of the 1974-75 TV season. Director John Badham also was nominated.
Jump (1971) as

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Muppets, The (2011)
On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, his brother Gary and Gary's girlfriend Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. To stage a telethon and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management, and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate.

Cast (special)

ABC's 50th Anniversary Bloopers Celebration (2003)
In honor of ABC's 50th Anniversary, these blooper shows feature outtakes from ABC television shows "Happy Days," "Laverne and Shirley," "Three's Company," "NYPD Blue," "The Practice," "Donny and Marie," "Mork and Mindy," "Welcome Back Kotter," "Taxi," "Roseanne," "According to Jim," "Soap," "Bosom B
Taxi Dreams (2001) as Narration
Documentary that profiles New York City cab drivers on the road to the American Dream. Revealing challenges and disappointments of life behind the wheel of a cab, the program captures the hopes and frustrations of this largely immigrant profession.
5th Annual ALMA Awards (2000)
Coverage of the 2000 American Latino Media Arts Awards presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. The ALMA Awards, given by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), honor the positive portrayal of Latino images in American film, television and music.
Intimate Portrait: Marilu Henner (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of the life and career of actress Marilu Henner.
Teen Files: Smoking: Truth or Dare? (1999)
Special that challenges a group of teen smokers to face the truth about their habit and dares them to quit. The program, aimed at teenagers and their parents, takes viewers inside the bodies and minds of smokers of all ages. Segments include a computer program on aging, which depicts what a young sm
Guest artists perform with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor Erich Kunzel live from the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building.
Andy Kaufman: The E! True Hollywood Story (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of controversial comedian Andy Kaufman, who died of lung cancer at the age of 35 on May 16, 1984.
1997 Emmy Awards (1997) as Presenter
Live telecast of the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring excellence in television.
Danny Thomas: Make Room For Danny (1996) as Narration
Biographical documentary of entertainer and founder of St. Jude hospital, Danny Thomas.
Comedy Salute to Andy Kaufman, A (1995)
Tribute to the comedy of the late Andy Kaufman. Includes stars introducing clips of his most outrageous performances and personal recollections.
Going, Going, Almost Gone! Animals in Danger (1994) as Voice Over
Family special about endangered animals and what people can do to protect them. Uses both animated and live-action segments, with voiceovers by actors committed to wildlife preservation.
Best of Taxi (1994)
Highlights from the "Taxi" television series, which aired from 1978 to 1983. Also, original cast members reminisce.
46th Annual Tony Awards, The (1992) as Presenter
A live presentation of the 1992 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Awards honoring outstanding achievement in the Broadway theater.
I Love Liberty (1982)
A program of music, comedy skits, and dramatic vignettes that salutes America.
Loretta Lynn in the Big Apple (1982)
A concert benefit for the National Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse taped at the Majestic Theater in New York City and hosted by country-western singer Loretta Lynn.
Robert Klein Show, The (1981)
A special hosted by comedian Robert Klein, featuring sketches, monologues, and music.
Halloween That Almost Wasn't, The (1979) as Dracula
The story follows the efforts of Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Zombie to convince the Witch -- who is threatening to retire and thus cancel Halloween -- to fly over the moon and save their favorite holiday.

Cast (special)

Great Escape II: Untold Story, The (1988) as Captain David Matthews
A two-part miniseries, which continues the WW II story detailed in the 1963 theatrical release, "The Great Escape." The project is based on the final section of the novel "The Great Escape" (not included in the film), which involves the trackdown and roundup that took place after the war, of the Ge

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