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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 Ali (2001), Timecop (1994) and Reversal of Fortune (1990). He was married to Lynne Miller. He died on March 15, 2009 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Ali
Ali Angelo Dundee
(2001)
Timecop
Timecop McComb
(1994)
Reversal of Fortune
Reversal of Fortune Alan Dershowitz
(1990)
The Entity
The Entity Phil Sneiderman
(1982)

Filmography

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 2009 A Secret Promise
Sam Dunbar
 2008 Xenophobia (TV Movie)
President
 2007 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Shelly Levine
- Night of the Living Dead (2007) ... Shelly Levine
 2004-2007 Law & Order (TV Series)
Bernie Adler
- Talking Points (2007) ... Bernie Adler
- Paradigm (2004) ... Bernie Adler
 2007 The Ten
Fielding Barnes
 2001-2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Bruno Gianelli
- Election Day: Part 2 (2006) ... Bruno Gianelli
- Election Day: Part 1 (2006) ... Bruno Gianelli
- Two Weeks Out (2006) ... Bruno Gianelli
- The Cold (2006) ... Bruno Gianelli
- Duck and Cover (2006) ... Bruno Gianelli
 2006 Find Me Guilty
Judge Sidney Finestein
 2006 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Bernie Adler
- Eros in the Upper Eighties (2006) ... Bernie Adler
 2006 Call It Fiction (Short)
Chas
 2005 Red Mercury
Sidney
 2004 Jack (TV Movie)
Paul
 2003-2004 Skin (TV Series)
Larry Goldman
- True Lies (2004) ... Larry Goldman
- Blowback (2003) ... Larry Goldman
- Amber Synn (2003) ... Larry Goldman
- Endorsement (2003) ... Larry Goldman
- Secrets & Lies (2003) ... Larry Goldman
 2002 The Wisher
Campbell
 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
- Killing Time (2001) ... 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
- Veronica Says Goodbye (1999) ... Alec Bilson
- Veronica's Night at the Theater (1999) ... Alec Bilson
- Veronica's Little Ruse (1999) ... Alec Bilson
- Veronica's Big Homecoming (1999) ... 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
- Mother, May I? (1997) ... Tommy Wilmette
- Missed Conception (1997) ... Tommy Wilmette
- Split Decisions (1997) ... Tommy Wilmette
- Mummy Dearest (1996) ... Tommy Wilmette
- V-Fibbing (1996) ... Tommy Wilmette
 1997 The Beneficiary (TV Movie)
Guy Girard
 1996 Shadow Zone: The Undead Express (TV Movie)
Valentine
 1996 Danger Zone
Maurice Dupont
 1996 Girl 6
Director #2 - LA
 1996 The Arrival
Phil Gordian / Mexican Guard
 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)
Arthur
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Arthur
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Arthur
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Arthur
 1995 Deadly Outbreak (Video)
Colonel Baron
 1994 Timecop
McComb
 1993 Lifepod (TV Movie)
Terman
 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
 1991 Screen Two (TV Series)
Asa Kaufman
- Fellow Traveller (1991) ... Asa Kaufman
 1990 Forgotten Prisoners: The Amnesty Files (TV Movie)
Jordan Ford
 1990 Reversal of Fortune
Alan Dershowitz
 1989 Enemies: A Love Story
Herman
 1989 Blue Steel
Eugene Hunt
 1988-1989 Wiseguy (TV Series)
David Sternberg
- Postcard from Morocco (1989) ... David Sternberg (voice, uncredited)
- Where's the Money? (1989) ... David Sternberg
- All or Nothing (1989) ... David Sternberg
- Next of Kin (1988) ... David Sternberg
- 7th Avenue Freeze Out (1988) ... 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
- Drive, She Said (1987) ... 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
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Thaddeus Cohen
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Thaddeus Cohen
 1984 Oh, God! You Devil
Gary Frantz
 1984 Garbo Talks
Gilbert Rolfe
 1984 The Goodbye People
Eddie Bergson
 1984 Romancing the Stone
Vendor
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Gruenwald (lawyer)
- The Cafeteria (1984) ... Gruenwald (lawyer)
 1983 Silkwood
Paul Stone
 1983 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Sam Weiser
- Eugene's Comedy Empire Strikes Back (1983) ... Sam Weiser
- Life in the Minors (1983) ... Sam Weiser
 1983 Lovesick
Ted Caruso
 1982 Best Friends
Larry Weisman
 1982 The Entity
Phil Sneiderman
 1982 Baker's Dozen (TV Series)
Mike Locasale
- Sauce for the Goose (1982) ... Mike Locasale
- I Was Told You Were a Racetrack (1982) ... Mike Locasale
- What a Difference a Cop Makes (1982) ... Mike Locasale
- Dear John (1982) ... Mike Locasale
- A Class by Himself (1982) ... 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
- Ask Gratis Gus (1980) ... Brad Gabriel
- Punt, Pass and Kick (1980) ... Brad Gabriel
- Texas Bob and The Consumer Ranch Gang (1980) ... Brad Gabriel
- Puppy Love (1980) ... Brad Gabriel
- Susan's Big Break (1980) ... Brad Gabriel
 1980 Here's Boomer (TV Series)
Kolodny
- Private Eye (1980) ... Kolodny
 1979 Dear Detective (TV Series)
Det. Schwartz
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Det. Schwartz
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Det. Schwartz
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Det. Schwartz
- Pilot (1979) ... Det. Schwartz
 1978 Betrayal (TV Movie)
Bob Cohen
 1978 Murder at the Mardi Gras (TV Movie)
Larry Cook
 1978 Having Babies (TV Series)
Lamar
- Careers (1978) ... Lamar
 1975-1978 Rhoda (TV Series)
Gary Levy / Sonny Michaels
- Jack's Back (1978) ... Gary Levy
- So Long, Lucky (1978) ... Gary Levy
- Brenda and the Bank Girl (1978) ... Gary Levy
- Two's Company (1978) ... Gary Levy
- As Time Goes By (1978) ... Gary Levy
 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
- The Italian Bird Fiasco (1976) ... Ted Haller
 1975 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Art
- Secrets for Sale (1975) ... Art
 1975 Big Eddie (TV Series)
Enzo
- Hello Poppa (1975) ... Enzo
 1974 The Mac Davis Show (TV Series)
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Stage: Appeared (as "Mickey") in "Hurlyburly" on Broadway. Written by David Rabe. Scenic Design by Tony Walton. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton. Sound Design by Otts Munderloh. Make-Up and Hair Consultant: J. Roy Helland. Directed by Mike Nichols. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 7 Aug 1984-2 Jun 1985 (343 ... See more »

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Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Often when I walked onto the set of The West Wing (1999) some of my colleagues would greet me with a chanting of "Ron, Ron, the neo-con." It was all done in fun but it had an edge. See more »

Trivia:

Was exempt from the draft during the Vietnam War era. He traveled to Vietnam, however, as well as Cambodia, India, Japan and the Soviet Union in the late 1960s. See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Cancer

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