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      Michael Lerner

      Michael Lerner

      Highest Rated: 90% Barton Fink (1991)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      Birthday: Jun 22, 1941

      Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

      Jowly character player who honed his skills with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theatre before making his film debut in "Alex in Wonderland" (1970). After several small film roles, Lerner gained notice for his performance as Katz, the Machiavellian lawyer, in Bob Rafelson's "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1981) and as World Series "fixer" Arnold Rothstein in John Sayles' "Eight Men Out" (1988).

      Highest rated movies

      Barton Fink
      Frankenstein's Monster's Monster, Frankenstein
      The Candidate
      Eight Men Out Elf
      The Postman Always Rings Twice
      Life During Wartime
      Strange Invaders

      Photos

      BUSTING, Michael Lerner, Robert Blake, 1974 THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE, Michael Lerner, Jessica Lange, 1981, (c) Paramount BUSTING, Michael Lerner, Elliott Gould, 1974 COAST TO COAST, Michael Lerner, Dyan Cannon, 1980, (c) Paramount BARTON FINK, Michael Lerner, John Turturro, 1991, TM and Copyright (c)20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE, Jack Nicholson, Michael Lerner, 1981 BARTON FINK, Michael Lerner, 1991. ©20th Century-Fox Film Corporation, TM & Copyright BARTON FINK, John Turturro, Michael Lerner, 1991, TM & Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. WHEN DO WE EAT?, Lesley Ann Warren, Michael Lerner, 2005, (c) ThinkFilm THE BALTIMORE BULLET, leaning over pool table from left: Bruce Boxleitner, James Coburn, Michael Lerner (standind center ), Steve Mizerak (standing rear blue shirt), 1980, © Avco embassy BLANK CHECK, Tone Loc, Brian Bonsall, Miguel Ferrer, Michael Lerner, 1994, (c)Buena Vista Pictures RADIOLAND MURDERS, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean, Brian Benben, Michael Lerner, 1994 WHEN DO WE EAT?, Michael Lerner, Meredith Scott Lynn, 2005, (c) ThinkFilm RADIOLAND MURDERS, Michael Lerner, Brian Benben, 1994 NO ESCAPE, Michael Lerner, Ray Liotta, 1994, (c)Savoy Pictures MOVERS & SHAKERS, Charles Grodin, Michael Lerner, Earl Boen, 1985, (c)MGM GODZILLA, Lorry Goldman, Michael Lerner, 1998. ©TriStar Pictures AMOS AND ANDREW, Margaret Colin, Michael Lerner, 1993, (c)Columbia Pictures Maron, Sally Kellerman (L), Michael Lerner (C), Marc Maron (R), 'Marc in Florida', Season 4, Ep. #5, 05/25/2016, ©IFC LIFE DURING WARTIME, from left: Dylan Riley Snyder, Michael Lerner, Allison Janney, Emma Hinz, 2009. ©IFC Films

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet First Oscar Louis B. Mayer (Character) - 2022
      89% 64% Frankenstein's Monster's Monster, Frankenstein Bobby Fox (Character) - 2019
      No Score Yet No Score Yet American Bred Francis Adamo (Character) - 2017
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Switching Lanes David Smith (Character) - 2017
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Shickles Michael Lerner (Character) - 2016
      52% 48% Ashby Entwhistle (Character) - 2015
      60% No Score Yet Brahmin Bulls David (Character) - 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Two Dead 2 Kill Alpohnse Dente (Character) - 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Immigrant Rabbi Malenkovich (Character) - 2013
      49% 44% Mirror Mirror Baron (Character) $64.9M 2012
      12% 69% Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 Wesley Mouch (Character) $4.6M 2011
      No Score Yet 32% The Bannen Way The Mensch (Character) - 2010
      No Score Yet 33% Pete Smalls Is Dead Leonard Proval (Character) - 2010
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Variations for Piano for Six Hands Unknown (Character) - 2009
      68% 48% Life During Wartime Harvey Weiner (Character) $278.8K 2009
      52% 49% Yonkers Joe Stanley (Character) $5.0K 2008
      20% 57% Love and Other Disasters Marvin Bernstein (Character) - 2006
      35% 39% The Last Time Leguzza (Character) - 2006
      42% 69% When Do We Eat? Ira Stuckman (Character) $428.4K 2005
      30% 47% Poster Boy Jack Kray (Character) $61.4K 2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Pigeon Man on Train (Character) - 2004
      0% 54% The Calcium Kid Artie Cohen (Character) - 2004
      No Score Yet 19% Nobody Knows Anything Uncle Lou (Character) - 2003
      67% 42% 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure Producer (Voice) - 2003
      86% 79% Elf Fulton (Character) $177.1M 2003
      0% 36% 29 Palms The Judge (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet 72% Mockingbird Don't Sing Dr. Stan York (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Larceny Unknown (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 43% Attention Shoppers Unknown (Character) - 1999
      3% 17% The Mod Squad Howard (Character) $13.3M 1999
      12% 30% My Favorite Martian Mr. Channing (Character) $36.8M 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Desperation Boulevard Unknown (Character) - 1998
      57% 54% Safe Men Big Fat Bernie Gayle (Character) $36.7K 1998
      17% 17% Tale of the Mummy Professor Marcus (Character) - 1998
      42% 42% Celebrity Dr. Lupus (Character) $5.0M 1998
      20% 28% Godzilla Mayor Ebert (Character) $136.1M 1998
      13% 46% For Richer or Poorer Phil Kleinman (Character) $31.6M 1997
      22% 46% The Beautician and the Beast Jerry Miller (Character) $11.5M 1997
      No Score Yet 28% No Way Back Frank Serlano (Character) - 1996
      0% 54% A Pyromaniac's Love Story Perry (Character) $465.6K 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Picture Windows: Trilogy 1 Maestro (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Girl in the Cadillac Pal (Character) - 1995
      39% 44% The Road to Wellville Goodloe Bender (Character) $6.5M 1994
      24% 59% Radioland Murders Lieutenant Cross (Character) $1.2M 1994
      9% 34% Blank Check Biderman (Character) $30.6M 1994
      57% 41% No Escape The Warden (Character) $14.2M 1994
      17% 31% Amos & Andrew Phil Gillman (Character) $9.5M 1993
      39% 88% Newsies Weasel (Character) $2.7M 1992
      No Score Yet 71% The Comrades of Summer George (Character) - 1992
      62% 48% Maniac Cop 2 Edward Doyle (Character) - 1991
      17% 23% Omen IV: The Awakening Earl (Character) - 1991
      90% 89% Barton Fink Jack Lipnick (Character) $5.7M 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Closer Chester's Doctor (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet 20% Framed Elliot Shane (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Any Man's Death Unknown (Character) - 1990
      26% 80% Harlem Nights Bugsy Calhoune (Character) $58.5M 1989
      13% 62% Vibes Burt Wilder (Character) $1.7M 1988
      87% 79% Eight Men Out Arnold Rothstein (Character) $4.3M 1988
      63% 63% Anguish John Pressman (Character) - 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Anguish John (Character) - 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The King of Love Unknown (Character) - 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet That Secret Sunday Mario Pinelli (Character) - 1986
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Execution Sidney Ferraro (Character) - 1985
      No Score Yet 26% Movers and Shakers Arnie (Character) - 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet This Child Is Mine Abe Rosenberg (Character) - 1985
      67% 34% Strange Invaders Willie Collins (Character) - 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess Harry Cohn (Character) - 1983
      0% 39% National Lampoon's Class Reunion Dr. Robert Young (Character) - 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Threshold Henry De Vici (Character) - 1981
      79% 58% The Postman Always Rings Twice Mr. Katz (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet 37% Borderline Henry Lydell (Character) - 1980
      No Score Yet 50% This Year's Blonde Jack Warner (Character) - 1980
      No Score Yet 36% Coast to Coast Dr. Frederick Froll (Character) - 1980
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Goldengirl Sternberg (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Vegas Nate Stephanson (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story Dr. Canlan (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ruby and Oswald Jack Ruby (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet 45% Outlaw Blues Hatch (Character) - 1977
      25% 73% The Other Side of Midnight Barbet (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Killer on Board Dr. Berglund (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet 50% Dark Victory Manny (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Scott Free Santini (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood Marvin Margulies (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sarah T.: Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic Dr. Marvin Kittredge (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Cry for Help Phillip Conover (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Starsky and Hutch Fat Rolly (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dream Makers Mike (Character) - 1975
      17% 55% Busting Marvin (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Reflections of Murder Jerry Steele (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet 20% Firehouse Ernie Bush (Character) - 1973
      89% 74% The Candidate Paul Corliss (Character) - 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Marriage: Year One Lemberg (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Magic Carpet Michael Glassman (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet What's a Nice Girl Like You...? Fats Detroit (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Thief Jack Cutter (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Three's a Crowd Sid Bagby (Character) - 1969

      TV

      Credit
      75% 82% Maron Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
      70% 71% Glee Sidney Greene (Guest Star) 2013-2014
      91% 90% Suburgatory Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
      93% 90% The Good Wife Judge Dwight Sobel (Guest Star) 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bannen Way The Mensch (Character) 2009-2010
      76% 67% Saving Grace Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
      68% No Score Yet Dirty Sexy Money Martin (Guest Star) 2008
      65% 82% Entourage Joe Roberts (Guest Star) 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Courthouse Judge Myron Winkleman (Character) 1995 2006
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kingdom Hospital Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
      78% 80% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Morty Berger (Guest Star) 2003
      No Score Yet 71% Third Watch Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Godzilla: The Series Unknown (Voice) 1998-2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Clueless Unknown (Character) 1996-1997
      82% 99% Tales From the Crypt Unknown (Character) 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Equalizer Amar (Guest Star) 1988
      97% No Score Yet Hill Street Blues Rollie Simone (Guest Star) 1983 1985
      No Score Yet 64% The A-Team Jerry (Guest Star) 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hart to Hart Unknown (Guest Star) 1979 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Barnaby Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
      100% 81% Wonder Woman Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak Dr. Samuel Fine (Guest Star) 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rockford Files Murray Rosner (Guest Star) 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Woman Ralph Guidera (Guest Star) 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Harry O Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rhoda Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Starsky and Hutch Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
      No Score Yet 87% M*A*S*H Captain Futterman (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Love Story Lou Graham (Character) 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bob Newhart Show Mr. Carolla (Guest Star) 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Lou Watkins (Guest Star) 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet That Girl Unknown (Guest Star) 1971
      78% No Score Yet The Brady Bunch Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
      71% 88% The Good Guys Arthur (Guest Star) 1969