‘Brothers & Sisters’ Ron Rifkin

Ron Rifkin : Saul Holden

Date Of Birth: October 31st, 1939  City: New York, New York

Ron Rifkin received a 1998 Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor for the Broadway revival of “Cabaret.” His other theatre credits include David Hirson’s “Wrong Mountain,” Arthur Miller’s “Broken Glass,” Turgenev’s “A Month in the Country” and Neil Simon’s “Proposals.” Rifkin originated the role of Isaac Geldhart in the Jon Robin Baitz play, “Substance of Fire,” in which he won the Obie, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel and Drama-Logue Awards for Best Actor. The following year he performed in Baitz’s “Three Hotels,” for which he received a second Lucille Lortel Award and Drama Desk nomination. He also appeared in “Light Up the Sky” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. During the summer of 2002, Rifkin reunited with Baitz in a production of “Ten Unknowns” at Boston’s Huntington Theatre. In the winter of 2004, he once again reunited with Baitz to star in his play, “The Paris Letter,” at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, which was followed by a production in the summer of 2005 at the Laura Pels Theatre in New York.

Rifkin’s film credits include “The Sum of All Fears,” Dragonfly,” “The Majestic,” “Boiler Room,” “Keeping the Faith,” “The Negotiator,” “L.A. Confidential,” the film adaptation of “Substance of Fire,” Woody Allen’s “Husbands and Wives” & “Manhattan Murder Mystery,” “Last Summer in the Hamptons,” “Wolf,” “JFK,” “The Sting II,” “The Big Fix,” “The Sunshine Boys” and “Silent Running.”

On television he has appeared in numerous made-for-television movies and miniseries, including “Flowers for Algernon,” “Norma Jean and Marilyn,” “The Sunset Gang,” “Concealed Enemies,” “Buying a Landslide,” “Evergreen,” “The Winds of War” and “Dress Gray.” He was also seen in the television film “Deliberate Intent,” opposite Timothy Hutton, and appeared in several episodes of “Nero Wolfe,” with Hutton directing. For five years he starred on the series “Alias,” as well as on “One Day at a Time” and “The Trials of Rosie O’Neill,” and he has guest starred on “Sex and the City,” “ER,” “Law & Order,” “Falcon Crest,” “Soap,” “Hill Street Blues” and “The Outer Limits” — for which he received a CableACE nomination.

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