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Mark Margolis

Mark Margolis (born 26 November 1939) is an American actor, who has been making films since 1976. Margolis went to Temple University briefly before moving to New York City, where he studied drama with Stella Adler and at the Actors Studio. He is perhaps most famous for his supporting roles in Scarface and the films of Darren Aronofsky: π, Requiem for a Dream, The Fountain, The Wrestler, and Black Swan. Aronofsky wrote the role of Father Avila in The Fountain specifically for Margolis. He has had recurring roles on numerous TV shows, including The Equalizer, HBO's Oz, Law And Order, Crossing Jordan and most recently Showtime's Californication and Breaking Bad. He also appeared in a first season episode of Quantum Leap. In 1991 he also played Helmut Dieter in soap opera Santa Barbara.


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Born:
Nov 26, 1939 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
45
First Appeared:
In the movie Going in Style 1979-12-07
Latest Project:
Movie Abe 2020-12-24
Known For
Filmography
Movie Abe Benjamin 2020-12-24
Movie A Remarkable Life Landon 2016-05-27
Movie One Fall Walter Grigg Sr. 2016-09-09
Movie Nasty Baby Richard 2015-02-08
Movie Noah Magog (voice) 2014-03-07
Movie Beneath Mr. Parks 2013-07-19
Movie Stand Up Guys Claphands 2012-12-14
Movie The Courier Stitch 2012-03-29
Movie Dig Heinrich Berger 2012-12-03
Movie Black Swan Mr. Fithian 2010-12-03
Movie The Wrestler Lenny 2008-09-07
Movie Defiance Jewish Elder 2008-12-31
Movie Gone Baby Gone Leon Trett 2007-06-06
Movie Inside The Fountain: Death and Rebirth Himself 2007-05-15
Movie The Fountain Father Avila 2006-11-22
Movie Headspace Boris Pavlovsky 2005-09-18
Movie Stay Bookstore Owner 2005-09-24
Movie 2BPerfectlyHonest Abrams 2004-05-02
Movie Camp Hollywood Himself 2004-11-19
Movie Daredevil Fallon (uncredited) 2003-02-14
Movie Hannibal Perfume Expert 2001-02-08
Movie The Tailor of Panama Rafi Domingo 2001-03-30
Movie Hardball Fink 2001-09-14
Movie Boss of Bosses Piney Armone 2001-06-03
Movie Requiem for a Dream Mr. Rabinowitz 2000-10-06
Movie Mickey Blue Eyes Gene Morgansen 1999-08-16
Movie The Thomas Crown Affair Heinrich Knutzhorn 1999-08-06
Movie Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 Bartender (segment "Bad Girl") 1999-11-09
Movie Flawless Vinnie 1999-11-26
Movie Pi Sol Robeson 1998-07-10
Movie Side Streets Bartender 1998-09-05
Movie Absolute Power Red Brandsford 1997-02-14
Movie I Shot Andy Warhol 1996-05-01
Movie The Pallbearer Philip DeMarco 1996-05-03
Movie 1492: Conquest of Paradise Bobadilla 1992-10-09
Movie Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection Gen. Olmedo 1990-08-24
Movie Memories of Manon Jimmy 1989-02-13
Movie Glory 10th Connecticut Soldier 1989-12-15
Movie The Bedroom Window Man in Phone Booth 1987-01-16
Movie The Cotton Club Charlie Workman (uncredited) 1984-12-14
Movie Scarface Alberto The Shadow 1983-12-09
Movie Diner Earl Mager 1982-04-02
Movie Arthur Wedding Guest (uncredited) 1981-07-17
Movie Christmas Evil Man #2 1980-11-01
Movie Going in Style Prison Guard 1979-12-07