Cort, Bud 1950- (Lord Hienrich "Binky" Alcoa III)

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Cort, Bud 1950- (Lord Hienrich "Binky" Alcoa III)


Original name, Walter Edward Cox; born March 29, 1950, in New Rochelle, NY; son of Joseph Parker (a pianist and merchant) and Alma Mary (a reporter, publicist, and merchant; maiden name, Court) Cox. Education: Studied design at New York University, 1967-69; studied at the HB Studios in New York, and with Bill Hickey, George Griffin, Stella Adler, David Craig, Joan Darling, and Groucho Marx. Religion: Roman Catholic. Avocational Interests: Painting.


Manager—Artist's Way Management, 1 Northstar St., Suite PH5, Marina De Rey, CA 90292.


Actor. Los Angeles Classical Theatre, founding member.


Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Cinematheque du Paris, Actors Studio (Directors Unit), Los Angeles Classic Theatre Works.

Awards, Honors:

Crystal Star, best actor, Academy of Cinema, Paris, 1971, Golden Globe Award nomination, best motion picture actor, 1972, and Film Award nomination, best newcomer, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1973, all for Harold and Maude; DramaLogue Award, c. 1984, for Endgame; Critics Choice Award nomination (with others), best acting ensemble, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, 2005, for The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Student, Up the Down Staircase, 1967.

(Uncredited) Hippie, Sweet Charity (also known as Sweet Charity: The Adventures of a Girl Who Wanted to Be Loved), 1969.

Private Boone, M*A*S*H, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970.

Title role, Brewster McCloud, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970.

Elliot, The Strawberry Statement, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970.

Jimmy Croft, The Traveling Executioner, 1970.

Hooper, Gas!-Or-It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It (also known as Gas! And Gas-s-s-s), 1971.

Harold Chasen, Harold and Maude, Paramount, 1971.

(Uncredited) Birthday party guest, Beware! The Blob (also known as Son of Blob, Beware of the Blob, and Son of the Blob), 1972.

Massimo Monaldi, Roma drogata: la polizia non puo intervenire (also known as Hallucination Strip), 1975.

Max Brown, Why Shoot the Teacher?, Ambassador, 1977.

(Scenes deleted) Himself, Pumping Iron, 1977.

Willi, Hitler's Son (also known as Son of Hitler and Hitlers Sohn), 1978.

Court observer, Where the Buffalo Roam, 1980.

Mueller, Die Laughing, Warner Bros., 1980.

Director, She Dances Alone, Continental Distributing, 1981.

Dr. John, Hysterical, Embassy, 1983.

Danny Defronso, Love Letters (also known as My Love Letters and Passion Play), New World, 1983.

Voice of Edgar, Electric Dreams (animated), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

Sigmund Freud, The Secret Diary of Sigmund Freud, Twentieth Century-Fox. 1984.

Harvey, Maria's Lovers, Cannon, 1985.

Young Mark Weinstein, Invaders from Mars, Cannon, 1986.

Telephone, 1986.

Parson Babcock, Love at Stake (also known as Burnin' Love), TriStar, 1987.

Brother Jacques, The Chocolate War, Management Company Entertainment, 1988.

Stringer, Out of the Dark, New Line Cinema, 1989.

Jack Halsey, Brain Dead (also known as Paranoia), Concorde, 1990.

(Uncredited) McNally, Going Under, Warner Home Video, 1991.

Ted Whitley, Ted and Venus, Double Helix Films, 1991.

Spinner, Theodore Rex (also known as T. Rex), Turner Home Video, 1995.

(Uncredited) Solenko, Heat, Warner Bros., 1995.

Bud, Girl in the Cadillac, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1995.

(Uncredited) Solenko, restaurant manager, Heat, 1995.

Therapist, Sweet Jane, Phaedra Cinema, 1998.

(As Lord Hienrich "Blinky" Alcoa III) Shopkeeper, I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (also known as Ed Wood's "I Woke Up Early the Day I Died" and I Awoke Early the Day I Died), 1998.

John Doe Jersey, Dogma, 1999.

Peter Bloomfield, But I'm a Cheerleader, 1999.

Agent Otts, South of Heaven, West of Hell, 2000.

Shorty, The Million Dollar Hotel, 2000.

Romero, Coyote Ugly, 2000.

Howard Putzel, Pollock, 2000.

(Uncredited) Gay house owner, Made, 2001.

Neely, The Big Empty, Artisan Entertainment, 2003.

Bill Ubell, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Buena Vista, 2004.

Dr. Sirius Leary, The Number 23, New Line Cinema, 2007.

Also appeared in Love in Venice.

Film Work:

Additional dramatic elements, She Dances Alone, 1981.

Director, Ted and Venus, Double Helix Films, 1991.

Also director and co-supervising producer of Love in Venice.

Television Appearances; Series:

Derek, Poison, Showtime, 1988.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Bernard Marx, Brave New World, NBC, 1980.

Alex West, The Bates Motel, NBC, 1987.

Antique shop owner, And the Band Played On, HBO, 1993.

Dr. Webb, Crazy for a Kiss, 1995.

Michael, Jitters, Lifetime, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

"Bernice Bobs Her Hair," American Short Story, PBS, 1977.

Night of 100 Stars, 1982.

Carol Leifer: Gaudy, Bawdy, and Blue, Showtime, 1992.

AFI's 100 Years, 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies, CBS, 2000.

Remembering "MASH": The 30th Anniversary Cast and Crew Reunion, Fox Movie Channel, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Delivery boy, The Doctors, late 1960s.

Jeff, "The Education of Longfellow Deeds," Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, ABC, 1969.

Jerry Shaffer, "Clothes Make the Boy," Room 222, ABC, 1969.

Marvin Harris, "Profiles in Discourage," The Governor & J. J., 1969.

Teddy Nathans, "Teddy," Insight, syndicated, 1982.

The page, "Rumpelstilkstin," Faerie Tale Theatre (also known as Shelley Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theatre"), 1982.

Music master, "The Nightingale," Faerie Tale Theatre (also known as Shelley Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theatre"), 1983.

Abe North, "Snip, Snip," Tales from the Darkside, syndicated, 1985.

Newt, "Nothin' Short of Highway Robbery," Tales of the Unexpected (also known as Roald Dahl's "Tales of the Unexpected"), 1985.

Wax, "Made for Each Other," The Hitchhiker (also known as Deadly Nightmares and Le voyageur), 1987.

Zeff Campbell, "The Last of the Red Hot Vampires," Sledge Hammer! (also known as Sledge Hammer: The Early Years), 1987.

Willy Gardner, "The Trunk," The Twilight Zone (also known as The New Twilight Zone), 1988.

Gaddis, "No Exit," Midnight Caller, 1989.

Voice, Tom and Jerry Kids Show, 1990.

Voice of Josiah Wormwood, "The Cape and Cowl Conspiracy," Batman (animated; also known as Batman: The Animated Series and The Adventures of Batman & Robin), 1993.

Creepy guy, "No Deposit, No Return," Dream On, 1992.

Malcolm Tibbets, "The Lost Episode," Bob, 1992.

Jules Philpott, "An Affair to Vaguely Remember," Jack's Place, 1993.

Voice of Flint Nurthwood, The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries (animated), 1995.

Voice of Winslow Schott/The Toyman, "Fun and Games," Superman (animated; also known as Superman: The Animated Series), 1996.

Lazy Eye Pete, "Ricochet," Gun (also known as Robert Altman's "Gun"), 1997.

Voice of Winslow Schott/The Toyman, "Obsession," Superman (animated; also known as Superman: The Animated Series), 1998.

Voice of Toyman, "Toys in the Hood," Static Shock (animated), The WB, 2003.

Voice of Toyman/Winslow P. Schott, "Alive," Justice League (animated; also known as JL and Justice League Unlimited), Cartoon Network, 2006.

Himself, "Fakin' It," Arrested Development, Fox, 2006.

Priest, "A Nice Day for a Posh Wedding," Ugly Betty, ABC, 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Free Fall, Upstairs at the Downstairs, New York City, 1969.

(Broadway debut) Jerry, Wise Child, Helen Hayes Theatre, 1972.

Young Frank, Forget Me Not Lane, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1972-73.

Where Is She?, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 1978.

Night of 100 Stars, Radio City Music Hall, New York City, 1982.

Clov, Endgame, Cherry Land Theatre, New York City, and Harold Clurman Theatre, Los Angeles, 1984.

Bill, Demon Wine, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1989.

He Who Gets Slapped, Hudson Backstage Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 1996.

Also appeared in August 6, 1945, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles.

Stage Appearances; Major Tours:

Toured in the cabaret act Gershwin Tribute, U.S. and European cities.



Ted and Venus, Double Helix Films, 1991.

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