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Bob Balaban

Robert Elmer Balaban is an American actor, author, producer, and director. He was one of the producers nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture for Gosford Park, in which he also appeared. Wikipedia

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Aug 16, 1945 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The French Dispatch
Latest Project:
Series The Politician 2019-09-27
Known For
Poster of I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House
Poster of Eva Hesse
Poster of Do You Like to Read?
Poster of Giving Up the Ghost
Movie The French Dispatch 2021
Series The Politician Keaton Hobart, Payton's adoptive father 2019-09-27
Series James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Himself 2018-04-29
Movie Isle of Dogs King (voice) 2018-03-23
Series Condor Reuel Abbott 2018-06-06
Movie Spielberg Himself 2017-10-05
Movie Mike Nichols: An American Master 2016-01-29
Movie I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House Mr. Waxcap 2016-09-10
Movie Mascots Sol Lumpkin 2016-10-11
Movie Eva Hesse Wilhelm Hesse (voice) 2016-04-27
Movie Starring Austin Pendleton 2016-04-01
Movie Everything Is Copy 2015-09-29
Movie Hitchcock/Truffaut Narrator 2015-09-04
Series Show Me a Hero Leonard B. Sand 2015-08-16
Movie The Grand Budapest Hotel Monsieur Martin 2014-02-26
Movie The Monuments Men Pvt. Preston Savitz 2014-01-24
Movie Fading Gigolo Sol 2013-09-07
Movie Girl Most Likely Maxwell 2012-09-07
Movie Do You Like to Read? 2012-06-08
Movie Moonrise Kingdom Narrator 2012-05-24
Movie Thin Ice Leonard Dahl 2012-02-17
Movie The Five Stages of Grief Voice of Daniel's father 2011-01-01
Series Moguls & Movie Stars Himself 2010-11-01
Movie Howl Judge Clayton Horn 2010-08-26
Movie Rage Mr. White 2009-09-24
Movie Recount Ben Ginsberg 2008-05-25
Movie License to Wed Jewellery Store Clerk 2007-07-04
Movie No Reservations Therapist 2007-06-15
Movie Dedication Arthur Planck 2007-08-24
Movie Lady in the Water Harry Farber 2006-07-20
Movie For Your Consideration Philip Koontz 2006-11-22
Movie Controversy and Acclaim: The Timelessness of a Groundbreaking Film Interviewee 2006-02-21
Movie Capote William Shawn 2005-09-30
Series Hopeless Pictures 2005-08-19
Movie Marie and Bruce Roger 2004-01-19
Movie A Mighty Wind Jonathan Steinbloom 2003-04-16
Movie The Tuxedo Winton Chalmers (uncredited) 2002-09-27
Movie The Mexican Bernie Nayman 2001-03-01
Movie Plan B James Foster 2001-01-01
Movie Gosford Park Morris Weissman 2001-11-07
Movie The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Himself 2001-05-08
Movie Ghost World Enid's Dad 2001-07-20
Movie The Majestic Elvin Glyde 2001-12-21
Movie Best in Show Dr. Theodore W. Millbank, III 2000-09-19
Movie The Monster Hunter Dr. William Powell 1999-01-01
Movie Swing Vote Justice Eli MacCorckle 1999-04-19
Series The West Wing Ted Marcus 1999-09-22
Movie Jakob the Liar Kowalsky 1999-09-16
Movie Three to Tango Decker 1999-10-22
Series Now and Again Unknown 1999-09-24
Movie Cradle Will Rock Harry Hopkins 1999-12-10
Movie Giving Up the Ghost Bob 1998-09-07
Movie Clockwatchers Milton Lasky 1997-01-01
Movie Deconstructing Harry Richard 1997-12-12
Movie Conversation with the Beast Mr. Webster 1997-02-20
Movie The Definite Maybe Wolfe Rollins 1997-07-04
Movie Waiting for Guffman Lloyd Miller 1996-08-21
Movie The Late Shift Warren Littlefield 1996-02-24
Movie Pie in the Sky Paul Entamen 1996-02-09
Series Legend Unknown 1995-04-18
Movie City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold Jeffrey Sanborn (uncredited) 1994-06-10
Movie Greedy Ed 1994-03-04
Series Friends Frank Buffay Sr. 1994-09-22
Movie For Love or Money Ed Drinkwater 1993-10-01
Movie Amos & Andrew Dr. R. A. (Roy) Fink 1993-03-05
Movie Bob Roberts Michael Janes 1992-09-04
Movie Little Man Tate Quizmaster 1991-09-06
Movie Alice Sid Moscowitz 1990-12-25
Movie The Face of Fear Ira Preduski 1990-09-30
Movie Dead Bang Elliott Webley 1989-03-24
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie End of the Line Warren Gerber 1987-08-28
Movie 2010 Dr. R. Chandra 1984-12-06
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie Whose Life Is It Anyway? Carter Hill 1981-12-02
Movie Absence of Malice Elliott Rosen 1981-11-19
Movie Prince of the City Santimassino 1981-08-19
Movie Altered States Arthur Rosenberg 1980-12-25
Movie Girlfriends Martin 1978-08-11
Movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind David Laughlin 1977-11-18
Movie Report to the Commissioner Joey Egan 1975-02-05
Movie Bank Shot Victor Karp 1974-07-31
Movie Marriage: Year One Bernie 1971-10-15
Movie Making It Wilkie 1971-03-21
Movie The Strawberry Statement Elliot - Organizer 1970-08-28
Movie Catch-22 Capt. Orr 1970-06-24
Series Room 222 Unknown 1969-09-11
Movie Me, Natalie Morris 1969-07-13
Movie Midnight Cowboy The Young Student 1969-05-25
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Hank Unknown 1965-09-24