Katims, Robert 1927–

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KATIMS, Robert 1927–


Born April 22, 1927, in Brooklyn, NY; married, wife's name Ruth; children: three, including Jason (a television producer and playwright). Education: Attended Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.


Actor. Worked for thirty years as a seller of law books.


Television Appearances; Series:

Hal Roth, Relativity, ABC, 1996–97.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Moscowitz, Double Exposure: The Story of Margaret Bourke–White (also known as Double Exposure and Margaret Bourke–White), TNT, 1989.

Detective Goldman, The Bride in Black (also known as The Bride Wore Black), ABC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Sergeant Polsky, Ladies on Sweet Street, ABC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Husband, "The Ventriloquist's Dummy," Tales from the Crypt, 1990.

Jacob Bloom, "Misconceptions," Law & Order, NBC, 1991.

Jacob Bloom, "Consultation," Law & Order, NBC, 1992.

"F.O.B.," L.A. Law, 1993.

Officer Bobby Schneider, "So–Called Angels," My So–Called Life, 1994.

Arnold Deensfrei, "The Jimmy," Seinfeld, NBC, 1995.

Stanley Angrist, "Unembracable You," NYPD Blue, 1996.

Andy Havens, "A Penny Saved," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, 1997.

Arnold Deensfrei, "The Finale: Parts 1 & 2," Seinfeld, NBC, 1998.

Elliott, "The Rock," The King of Queens, CBS, 1998.

Judge Lewis, "Independence Day," Roswell, The WB, 2000.

Mike Campbell, "Dog Days," Judging Amy, CBS, 2000.

Judge Lewis, "To Serve and Protect," Roswell, The WB, 2001.

Judge Lewis, "We Are Family," Roswell, The WB, 2001.

Rabbi Solomon, "The Wedding," For Your Love, The WB, 2001.

"Chapter Sixty–one," Boston Public, Fox, 2003.

Appeared as Dr. Arnold Hunziger in an episode of Civil Wars, and as Benjamin Tuttlebaum, Vengeance Unlimited, ABC; also appeared in an episode of Divorce Court.

Television Work; Specials:

Additional voices, Lincoln, ABC, 1992.

Film Appearances:

Bob Fertilizer, Eat or Be Eaten, 1985.

Martin Klein, Broadcast News, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1987.

Histoires d'Amerique, 1988.

Cody, Presumed Innocent, Warner Bros., 1990.

Minister, The Pallbearer, Miramax, 1996.

Waiting for Woody, 1998.

Gerald Auerbach, Zero Effect, 1998.

Mr. Carmichael, Early Bird Special, 2001.

Ray Hott, Mulholland Dr. (also known as Mulholland Drive), Universal Focus, 2001.

Dry cleaner, Down with Love (also known as Down with Love—Zum teufel mit der liebe!), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Troilus and Cressida, Globe Playhouse, Los Angeles, 1985.

Colonel, The Invasion of Aratooga, Classic Stage Company, New York City, 1987.

Uncle Umbi, Bricklayers, Winterfest 11, Yale Repertory Company, New Haven, CT, 1990.

Father, Shmulnik's Waltz, Jewish Repertory Theatre, then Houseman Theatre, both New York City, 1991.

Understudy for Mike Fransisco and Lou Graziano, Breaking Legs, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1991–92.

No Conductor, Threshold Theatre, New York City, 1992.

In Shadow, Threshold Theatre, 1992.

Rabbi, Teible and Her Demon, Jewish Repertory Theatre, 1994.

Also appeared as Ben, Broadway Bound, South Jersey Regional Theatre; in A Dybbuk, Denver Center Theatre Conservatory, Denver, CO; and in Men in Pits, On the Wing, and The Penguin.