Eldard, Ron 1965(?)–

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ELDARD, Ron 1965(?)–


Full name, Ronald J. Eldard; born February 20, 1965 (some sources cite 1964), in Queens, New York (some sources cite Long Island), NY. Education: Attended State University of New York, Purchase; studied acting at HB Studios; graduated from the High School of the Performing Arts, New York City.

Addresses: Agent—International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Manager—Management 360, 9111 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor. Also a Golden Gloves boxer and worked in a delicatessen and in other restaurants.

Awards, Honors: Third place, Golden Space Needle Award, Seattle International Film Festival, best actor, 1998, for Delivered and When Trumpets Fade; named one of the top performers of 1999, Entertainment Weekly; named a "star of the new millennium," Talkin' Broadway All That Chat Internet forum, 1999.


Television Appearances; Series:

Officer Donny Walsh, Arresting Behavior, ABC, 1992.

Detective Wade Preston, Bakersfield P.D., Fox, 1993–94.

Paramedic Ray "Shep" Shepard, a recurring role, ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1995–96.

Kevin Paterson (some sources cite Kevin Murphy), Men Behaving Badly (also known as It's a Man's World), NBC, 1996–97.

Jim Dunbar, Blind Justice, ABC, 2005—.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Glen Waddell, Bastard out of Carolina, Showtime, 1996.

Private David Manning, When Trumpets Fade (also known as Hamburger Hill 2), HBO, 1998.

Biff Loman, Death of a Salesman, Showtime, 2000.

Bash: Latter–Day Plays, Showtime, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Title role, Jumpin' Joe, ABC, 1992.

Himself, Labor of Love: The Making of "Bastard out of Carolina," Showtime, 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Blade, One Life to Live, ABC, 1989.

Tribeca, Fox, 1993.

Himself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1996.

Himself, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1998.

Himself, Politically Incorrect (also known as Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher), Comedy Central and ABC, 1998.

Himself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1998.

Emmet Carey, "Lines of Fire," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as H: LOTS and Homicide), NBC, 1999.

Himself, The Sharon Osbourne Show (also known as Sharon), syndicated, 2003.

Himself, Dinner for Five, Independent Film Channel, 2004.

Himself, The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2005.

Himself, The View, ABC, 2005.

Film Appearances:

Michael, True Love, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1989.

Mickey Bunce, Drop Dead Fred, New Line Cinema, 1991.

Officer Gore, Scent of a Woman, Universal, 1992.

Billy, Sex & the Other Man (also known as Captive), A–pix Entertainment, 1995.

John Reilly, Sleepers, Warner Bros., 1996.

Pete, The Last Supper, Sony Pictures Releasing, 1996.

Dr. Oren Monash, Deep Impact, Paramount, 1998.

Reed, Delivered (also known as Death by Pizza), Edie Films, 1998.

Edward Harrington, The Runner, First Look Pictures Releasing, 1999.

Skank Marden, Mystery, Alaska, Buena Vista, 1999.

Chief warrant officer Michael Durant, Black Hawk Down, Columbia, 2001.

Dag, Just a Kiss, Paramount Classics, 2002.

Dodge, Ghost Ship, Warner Bros., 2002.

Lester, House of Sand and Fog, Warner Bros., 2003.

Tom, Fathers and Sons, Mockingbird Pictures, 2004.

Freedomland, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Understudy, Biloxi Blues, Broadway production, 1986.

Anthony Angelo "Tony" Nunzio, Tony 'N' Tina's Wedding, Theatre at Washington Square Church and Carmelita's, later Theatre at St. John's Church and Vinnie Black's Coliseum, 1988–89.

Servy, Servy–n–Bernice 4Ever, Provincetown Playhouse, New York City, 1991.

Bartholomew, The Years, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1993.

Ed, Aven' U Boys, John Houseman Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Terry Malloy, On the Waterfront, New York City production, 1995.

bash (monologues), off–Broadway production, 1999.

Biff, Death of a Salesman, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1999, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 2000.

Man of the House (reading), Ars Nova Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Performed Standing Eight Count (solo show), Naked Angels Repertory Theater, New York City.



Himself, The Essence of Combat: Making "Black Hawk Down," Columbia/TriStar, 2003.

Himself, Behind the Scenes of "House of Sand and Fog," DreamWorks, 2004.


Writings for the Stage:

Author of Standing Eight Count (solo show), Naked Angels Repertory Theater, New York City.



Entertainment Weekly, December 13, 1996, pp. 42–44. US, April, 1997, pp. 82–83, 113.