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Allen Garfield

New Jersey-born Allen Garfield was trained at the Actors Studio in New York City. He had a prolific career on the stage before making his film debut in 1968. His stocky build and nervous, jumpy mannerisms fit well with the weaselly criminals, lecherous villains and corrupt businessmen and politicians he excels in playing - a perfect example of ... See full bio »

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Beverly Hills Cop II
Beverly Hills Cop II Harold Lutz
The Majestic
The Majestic Leo Kubelsky
The Ninth Gate
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 2016 Chief Zabu
Ben Sydney
 2002 White Boy
Mr. Rosen
 2001 The Majestic
Leo Kubelsky
 1999 The Ninth Gate
 1998 Get a Job
Mr. Berger / Psychiatrist
 1997 The Elf Who Didn't Believe
Twisp (as Alen Garfield)
 1997 Obsession
Simon Frischmuth
 1996 Diabolique
Leo Katzman
 1995 Destiny Turns on the Radio
Vinnie Vidivici
 1995 Wild Side
Dan Rackman
 1995 Stuart Saves His Family
Maitre D'
 1994 The Patriots
 1993 Family Prayers
 1992 Jack and His Friends
 1992 Miracle Beach
Magnus O'Leary
 1991 Until the End of the World
Bernie, User Car Dealer
 1990 Club Fed
Harrison Farnsworth IV
 1990 Dick Tracy
 1989 Let It Ride
 1989 Night Visitor
Zachary Willard
 1987 My Best Friend's Birthday
Entertainment Magnate
 1987 Beverly Hills Cop II
Harold Lutz
 1986 Desert Bloom
Mr. Mosol
 1984 The Cotton Club
Abbadabba Berman
 1984 Teachers
Carl Rosenberg
 1984 Irreconcilable Differences
Phil Hanner
 1983 Trial by Terror (as Allan Goorwitz)
 1983 Get Crazy
Max Wolfe (as Allen Goorwitz)
 1983 The Black Stallion Returns
Kurr (as Allen Goorwitz)
 1982 The State of Things
 1981 Continental Divide
Howard McDermott (as Allen Goorwitz)
 1981 One from the Heart
Restaurant Owner (as Allen Goorwitz)
 1980 One-Trick Pony
Cal van Damp (as Allen Goorwitz)
 1980 The Stunt Man
Sam (as Allen Goorwitz)
 1979 Fyre
Preacher (as Allen Goorwitz)
 1978 Sketches of a Strangler
Jack Garvey (as Allen Goorwitz)
 1978 The Brink's Job
Vinnie Costa (as Allen Goorwitz)
 1978 Skateboard
Manny Bloom
 1976 Paco
 1976 Mother, Jugs & Speed
Harry Fishbine
 1976 Gable and Lombard
Louis B. Mayer
 1975 Nashville
 1974 The Front Page
 1974 The Conversation
Bernie Moran
 1974 Busting
Carl Rizzo
 1973 Slither
Vincent J. Palmer
 1973 Deadhead Miles
Juicy Brucey (uncredited)
 1972 The Candidate
 1972 Top of the Heap
Taxi Driver
 1971 Believe in Me
 1971 The Organization
 1971 Cry Uncle
Jake Masters
 1971 Bananas
Man on Cross
 1971 Taking Off
 1971 Roommates
Martin Axborough
 1970 The Owl and the Pussycat
Dress Shop Proprietor
 1970 Hi, Mom!
Joe Banner
 1970 The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful
Moreno (as Alan Garfield)
 1969 Putney Swope
Elias, Jr.
 1968 Greetings
Smut Peddler (as Alan Garfield)
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Alan Garfield | Alen Garfield | Allan Goorwitz | Allen Goorwitz

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