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Richard Portnow

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Richard Portnow (born January 26, 1947) is a prolific American character actor who played Howard Stern's father, Ben in the movie Private Parts. He has appeared on The Sopranos and many other films, video games, and television shows such as Hannah Montana and Boston Legal.

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Jan 26, 1947 In Brooklyn - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Andover
Latest Project:
Movie Café Society 2016-05-11
Known For
Poster of Parallel
Poster of Parks and Recreation
Poster of The Mentalist
Poster of Boston Legal
Movie Andover Shamus Trout 2018
Movie Café Society Walt 2016-05-11
Movie Parallel Stewart 2015-02-10
Movie Trumbo Louis B. Mayer 2015-10-27
Movie Nanny Cam Detective Jones 2014-12-28
Movie This Last Lonely Place Jason Pure 2014-04-26
Movie Underdogs John Handon II 2013-04-06
Movie Oldboy Bernie Sharkey 2013-11-14
Movie In the Dark Detective Archer 2013-01-12
Movie Two Jacks 2012-08-23
Series Outlaw Sen. Sidney Vidalin 2010-09-14
Movie The Wish List Lenny 2010-08-27
Series How to Make It in America Unknown 2010-02-14
Movie Killer by Nature Walter 2010-01-01
Series Parks and Recreation Mitch Savner 2009-04-09
Series Castle Milt Boyle 2009-03-08
Movie Under New Management Carmello Conforte 2009-01-01
Movie Law Abiding Citizen Bill Reynolds 2009-10-15
Movie Tinker Bell Minister of Autumn (voice) 2008-10-27
Series The Mentalist Phil 2008-09-23
Movie The Minis Jack 2008-01-01
Movie The Indian Elliot 2007-01-01
Movie Good Time Max Unknown 2007-01-01
Movie Perfect Stranger Narron 2007-04-12
Series Dirt Unknown 2007-01-02
Movie National Lampoon's TV: The Movie Sergeant 2006-08-06
Movie Find Me Guilty Max Novardis 2006-03-16
Movie Meet the Mobsters Jerry Kaminski 2005-08-10
Movie Trump Unauthorized Mayor Ed Koch 2005-05-24
Movie Under the City Minks 2005-01-01
Series Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie Tony n' Tina's Wedding Vinnie Black 2004-05-03
Series Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
Series Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie Zigs Arnold Zigman 2001-06-01
Movie Laughter on the 23rd Floor Harry Prince 2001-05-26
Movie The Unscarred Tommy Matolla 2000-06-01
Movie The Ghost of Spoon River Agent Cicarelli 2000-05-01
Series The Sopranos Attorney Melvoin 1999-01-10
Movie Ballad of the Nightingale 1999-05-07
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Series Ryan Caulfield: Year One 1999-10-15
Movie Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Handsome Frank 1999-09-13
Movie Milo Lieutenant Parker 1998-10-06
Movie Postal Worker Dr. Nicolas Brink 1998-10-21
Movie My Giant Producer 1998-04-10
Movie Fallen Arches Nicky Kaplan 1998-01-01
Movie Private Parts Ben Stern 1997-03-07
Series EZ Streets Det. Frank Collero 1996-10-27
Series Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
Series JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
Movie Se7en Dr. Beardsley 1995-09-22
Movie Man of the House Joey Renda, Frank's Son 1995-03-03
Movie Trial by Jury Leo Greco 1994-09-09
Movie S.F.W. Gerald Parsley 1994-09-15
Series The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Series Boy Meets World Unknown 1993-09-24
Series Dave's World Unknown 1993-09-20
Movie Night Eyes Three Kaplan 1993-09-01
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Sister Act Willy 1992-05-28
Series Dinosaurs Unknown 1991-04-26
Series The Commish Unknown 1991-09-28
Movie Barton Fink Detective Mastrionotti 1991-08-01
Series The New WKRP in Cincinnati Unknown 1991-09-14
Movie Father of the Bride Al - the Tux Salesman 1991-12-20
Movie Havana Mike MacClaney 1990-12-11
Movie Kindergarten Cop Captain Salazar 1990-12-21
Movie Meet the Hollowheads Mr. Crabneck 1989-11-15
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie A Deadly Silence D.A. Ed Jablonski 1989-04-16
Movie Twins Chop Shop Owner 1988-12-09
Series Something Is Out There Unknown 1988-10-21
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam Dan 'The Man' Levitan 1987-12-23
Series Beauty and the Beast Unknown 1987-09-25
Series Wiseguy Unknown 1987-09-16
Series The Oldest Rookie Unknown 1987-09-16
Movie Courage Frankie Ce De Baca 1986-09-24
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30