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Michael Ornstein

Ornstein studied acting as a child at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, and later studied under Stella Adler. After high school, he enrolled in the Mason Gross School of the Arts. He quit after his first year and moved to New York City to begin working professionally. Ornstein's first film credit was in Crossing Delancey, where he played the minor character "Mickey". Television credits include a recurring role as Detective Bonnaventura on Homicide: Life on the Street, and a two-episode arc on Third Watch, as well as parts in Seinfeld, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Ornstein's stage acting credits span twenty-five years worth of new plays in New York City, in addition to creating the role of Louis Ironson in the 1991 World Premiere of Angels in America at the Eureka Theater in San Francisco. Ornstein plays Chuck Marstein on Sons of Anarchy.

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Jan 1, 1963 In Passaic - New Jersey - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Crossing Delancey 1988-08-17
Latest Project:
Movie Mosquito 2022
Known For
Poster of Good Game
Poster of NCIS: Los Angeles
Poster of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Poster of Law & Order
Movie Mosquito Butcher 2022
Series Mayans M.C. Chuck 'Chucky' Marstein 2018-09-04
Movie The Saint Kal Barko 2017-07-11
Series Good Game Lorenzo Santella Jr. 2017-08-30
Movie Zelos Mordecai 2015-06-19
Series NCIS: Los Angeles Unknown 2009-09-22
Series Sons of Anarchy Chuck 'Chucky' Marstein 2008-09-03
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Let It Snow Lenny Ellis 1999-10-01
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie The Book of Life Computer Wizard 1998-08-22
Movie Man of the Year Mike Miller 1995-09-15
Movie Blindsided Det. Sartucci 1993-01-20
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Series Law & Order Sklar 1990-09-13
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie Crossing Delancey Mickey 1988-08-17