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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 series Hank 1965-09-24
Latest Project:
Movie Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Legend of Midnight Cowboy 2023-06-23
Known For
Poster of Isle of Dogs
Poster of The Windmill Movie
Poster of The Tuxedo
Poster of Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Movie Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Legend of Midnight Cowboy Self 2023-06-23
Movie 80 for Brady Mark 2023-02-03
Movie Asteroid City Larkings Executive 2023-06-08
Movie The Making of: The French Dispatch Self 2022-02-18
Series The Chair Elliot Rentz 2021-08-20
Movie How Moving Uncle Aaron 2021-06-17
Movie The French Dispatch Uncle Nick 2021-10-21
Series Space Force Ron (voice) 2020-05-29
Movie Carl Laemmle Himself 2019-01-15
Series The Politician Keaton Hobart 2019-09-27
Movie Isle of Dogs King (voice) 2018-03-23
Series James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Self 2018-04-29
Series Condor Reuel Abbott 2018-06-06
Movie An L.A. Minute Shelley 2018-08-24
Movie Spielberg Self 2017-10-05
Movie Mike Nichols: An American Master Self 2016-01-29
Movie Mascots Sol Lumpkin 2016-10-11
Movie Starring Austin Pendleton 2016-04-01
Movie Eva Hesse Wilhelm Hesse (voice) 2016-04-27
Movie I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House Mr. Waxcap 2016-09-10
Movie Hitchcock/Truffaut Narrator (voice) 2015-09-04
Series Show Me a Hero Leonard B. Sand 2015-08-16
Movie Everything Is Copy Self 2015-09-29
Movie The Grand Budapest Hotel Monsieur Martin 2014-02-26
Movie The Monuments Men Pvt. Preston Savitz 2014-01-24
Series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Self 2014-04-27
Movie Fading Gigolo Sol 2013-09-07
Movie Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight Lawyer 2013-10-04
Movie Thin Ice Leonard Dahl 2012-02-17
Movie Moonrise Kingdom The Narrator 2012-05-16
Movie Girl Most Likely Maxwell 2012-09-07
Movie Moonrise Kingdom: Welcome to the Island of New Penzance Himself 2012-10-16
Movie Do You Like to Read? The Narrator 2012-06-08
Movie The Five Stages of Grief Voice of Daniel's father 2011-01-01
Movie A Monster in Paris Pâté 2011-10-12
Movie F--k Bob 2010-04-07
Movie Howl Judge Clayton Horn 2010-08-26
Series Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood Self 2010-11-01
Movie The Windmill Movie Self 2009-06-17
Movie Rage Mr. White 2009-09-24
Movie Recount Ben Ginsberg 2008-05-25
Movie Prince of the City: The Real Story 2007-01-01
Movie No Reservations Therapist 2007-06-15
Movie License to Wed Jewelry Store Clerk (uncredited) 2007-07-04
Movie Dedication Arthur Planck 2007-08-24
Movie Controversy and Acclaim: The Timelessness of a Groundbreaking Film Self 2006-02-21
Movie For Your Consideration Philip Koontz 2006-11-17
Movie Lady in the Water Harry Farber 2006-07-20
Series Hopeless Pictures 2005-08-19
Movie Trust the Man Tobey's Therapist 2005-09-01
Movie Capote William Shawn 2005-09-30
Movie Scene Stealers Jonathan Crouch Esq. 2004-03-04
Movie Marie and Bruce Roger 2004-01-19
Series Tom Goes to the Mayor Unknown 2004-11-14
Movie A Mighty Wind Jonathan Steinbloom 2003-04-16
Movie The Making of 'Gosford Park' Self 2002-06-18
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 The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Self 2001-05-08
Movie Gosford Park Morris Weissman 2001-11-07
Movie The Majestic Elvin Glyde 2001-12-21
Movie Ghost World Enid's Dad 2001-07-20
Movie Tex, the Passive/Aggressive Gunslinger Tex 2000-05-01
Movie Best in Show Dr. Theodore W. Millbank, III 2000-09-29
Movie Swing Vote Justice Eli MacCorckle 1999-04-19
Movie The Monster Hunter Dr. William Powell 1999-01-01
Movie Jakob the Liar Kowalsky 1999-09-16
Series Now and Again Unknown 1999-09-24
Movie Cradle Will Rock Harry Hopkins 1999-12-10
Series The West Wing Ted Marcus 1999-09-22
Movie Three to Tango Decker 1999-10-22
Movie Giving Up the Ghost Bob 1998-09-07
Movie Conversation with the Beast Mr. Webster 1997-02-20
Movie Clockwatchers Milton Lasky 1997-06-12
Movie Deconstructing Harry Richard 1997-12-12
Movie The Definite Maybe Wolfe Rollins 1997-07-04
Movie Pie in the Sky Paul Entamen 1996-02-09
Movie The Late Shift Warren Littlefield 1996-02-24
Movie Waiting for Guffman Lloyd Miller 1996-08-21
Series Legend Unknown 1995-04-18
Movie Greedy Ed 1994-03-04
Movie City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold Dr. Jeffrey Sanborn (uncredited) 1994-06-10
Series Friends Frank Buffay Sr. 1994-09-22
Movie Amos & Andrew Dr. R. A. (Roy) Fink 1993-03-05
Movie For Love or Money Ed Drinkwater 1993-10-01
Movie Unnatural Pursuits Lou Finkleberg 1992-01-01
Movie Bob Roberts Cutting Edge Producer 1992-09-04
Movie Little Man Tate Quizmaster 1991-09-06
Movie The Face of Fear Ira Preduski 1990-09-30
Movie Alice Sid Moscowitz 1990-12-25
Movie Dead Bang Elliott Webley 1989-03-24
Series Seinfeld Russell Dalrymple 1989-07-05
Series The Simpsons Narrator (voice) 1989-12-17
Movie Funny Self 1988-04-01
Movie End of the Line Warren Gerber 1987-08-28
Series Amazing Stories Jo-Jo Gillespie 1985-09-29
Movie Nothing Lasts Forever Guy with Sunglasses in Espresso Bar 1984-09-06
Movie 2010 Dr. R. Chandra 1984-12-06
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie Prince of the City Santimassino 1981-08-19
Movie Absence of Malice Elliott Rosen 1981-11-19
Movie Whose Life Is It Anyway? Carter Hill 1981-12-02
Movie Altered States Arthur Rosenberg 1980-12-25
Movie Girlfriends Martin 1978-08-11
Movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind David Laughlin 1977-12-14
Movie Report to the Commissioner Joey Egan 1975-02-05
Movie The Bank Shot Victor Karp 1974-07-31
Series Maude Ambrose Riley 1972-09-12
Movie Marriage: Year One Bernie 1971-10-15
Movie Making It Wilkie 1971-03-21
Movie Catch-22 Capt. Orr 1970-06-24
Movie The Strawberry Statement Elliot 1970-08-28
Series Room 222 Unknown 1969-09-11
Movie Midnight Cowboy The Young Student 1969-05-25
Movie Me, Natalie Morris 1969-07-13
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Hank Unknown 1965-09-24