Bochner, Hart 1956(?)–

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BOCHNER, Hart 1956(?)–


Full name, Hart Matthew Bochner; born December 3, 1956 (some sources cite October 3 or 1957) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some sources cite Los Angeles, CA); son of Lloyd (an actor) and Ruth Bochner. Education: University of California, San Diego, B.A., 1978.

Addresses: Agent—Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069; The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—The Collective, 12200 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 490, Los Angeles, CA 90064.

Career: Actor, director, producer, and writer. Rustic Creek Productions, producer. Appeared in commercials. Environmental Media awards, board member.

Member: Directors Guild of America (member of PAC leadership council).

Awards, Honors: DramaLogue Award, 1982, for The Wager; Golden Space Needle Award nomination, best actor, Seattle International Film Festival, and Apex Award nomination, best actor, both 1989, for Apartment Zero.


Film Appearances:

Tom, Islands in the Stream, Paramount, 1975.

Rod, Breaking Away (also known as Bambino), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1978.

Doc Manley, Terror Train (also known as Train of Terror and Le monstre du train), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979.

Chris Adams, Rich and Famous, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1980.

David Curtiss, The Wild Life, Universal, 1984.

Ethan, Supergirl (also known as Supergirl: The Movie), TriStar, 1984.

Don, Making Mr. Right, Orion, 1987.

Harry Ellis, Die Hard, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988.

Jack Carney, Apartment Zero (also known as Conviviendo con la muerte), Skouras Pictures, 1989.

Niles Pender, Mr. Destiny, Buena Vista, 1990.

Russell, The Innocent (also known as … Und der Himmel steht still), Miramax, 1992.

Miller Brown, Mad at the Moon, Republic, 1993.

Voice of city council member Arthur Reeves, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (animated; also known as Batman: The Animated Movie, Batman: The Animated Movie—Mask of the Phantasm, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm; The Animated Movie, and Mask of the Phantasm: Batman the Animated Movie), Warner Bros., 1993.

(Uncredited) Hugh Waldron, Bulworth (also known as Tribulations), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.

Josh Spritzer, Anywhere but Here, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999.

Professor Solomon, Urban Legends: Final Cut (also known as Legendes urbaines: La suite, Legendes urbaines 2, and Leyendas urbanas: El corte final), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2000.

Felix, Speaking of Sex, Twentieth Century-Fox/Canal Plus Group, 2001.

(Uncredited) Investigating Sex, Janus Films/Kingsgate Films, 2001.

Hank Wilford, Liberty Stands Still (also known as Liberty stands still—Im Visier des Moerders), Lions Gate Films, 2002.

Narrator, Project Redlight (short film), Miramax, 2002.

Film Director:

(And producer) The Buzz (short film), 1992.

PCU (also known as PCU Pit Party), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994.

High School High, Columbia/TriStar, 1996.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Aron Trask, East of Eden (also known as John Steinbeck's "East of Eden"), ABC, 1980.

Jake Barnes, The Sun Also Rises (also known as Ernest Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises"), NBC, 1984.

Byron Henry, War and Remembrance, first installment, ABC, 1988.

Byron Henry, War and Remembrance, second installment, ABC, 1989.

Buck Walker, And the Sea Will Tell, CBS, 1991.

Shelby Hornbeck, Children of the Dust (also known as A Good Day to Die), CBS, 1995.

Television Appearances; Movies:

William "Bill" Hayward, Haywire, CBS, 1979.

Jess Enright, Having It All, ABC, 1982.

Ray Dolan, Complex of Fear, CBS, 1993.

Frankie Dade, Break Up, Cinemax, 1999.

Matt Needham, Say Nothing (also known as Le piege d'une liaison), Cinemax, 2001.

Steve Johnson, Baby for Sale, Lifetime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

(In archive footage) Ethan, Supergirl: The Making of the Movie, ABC, 1984.

Clifford Byrne, Fellow Traveller, HBO and BBC, c. 1990.

Dr. Bonner, "Teach 109," American Playhouse, PBS, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Jack, "Used Car," Night Visions, Fox, 2001.

Dr. Ben Hothorne, "Ockham's Razor," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2003.

Cole Brandt, "Old Wounds," The Inside, Fox, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Title role, Callahan, ABC, 1982.

Billionaire industrialist, Silicon Follies, ABC, 2001.

Appeared as Nick Wingfield in the unaired pilot Once around the Park.

Stage Appearances:

The Wager, Cast Theatre, Los Angeles, 1982.



The Buzz (short film), 1992.



Entertainment Weekly, August 20, 1993, p. 27.

Hollywood Reporter, June 22, 1993, p. I4.

Premiere, March, 1994.