Pressman, Lawrence 1939–

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Pressman, Lawrence 1939–

(Larry Pressman)


Born July 10, 1939, in Cynthiana, KY; children: David (an actor). Education: Attended Kentucky Northwestern University; studied acting at American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, CT, and at the Lincoln Center's Training Program.


Agent—Paradigm, 360 North Crescent Dr., North Bldg., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.


Actor. Matrix Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, founding member.


Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors:

Theatre World Award, 1964, for Never Live Over a Pretzel Factory.


Film Appearances:

Sergeant Tom Hannon, Shaft, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1971.

Wezwanie (also known as The Call), 1971.

Mallory, Making It, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1971.

Dr. Hellstrom, The Hellstrom Chronicle, Cinema V, 1971.

Dr. Passki, The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (also known as Vrooder's Hooch), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974.

Charlie Cohn, The Man in the Glass Booth, American Film Theatre, 1975.

Voice of Stage Seven, Everybody Rides the Carousel, 1975.

Henry Lassiter, Walk Proud, Universal, 1979.

Richard "Dick" Bernly, Nine to Five (also known as 9 to 5), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1980.

Some Kind of Hero, Paramount, 1982.

Cathcart, The Hanoi Hilton, Cannon Group, 1987.

Maxwell, Honor Bound, 1988.

Principal Metcalf, Angus (also known as Angus—Voll Cool), 1995.

Collier, The Sunchaser, Warner Bros., 1996.

Whitfield, Trial and Error, New Line Cinema, 1997.

Father Minnell, The Maker, 1997.

Doctor, My Giant, Columbia, 1998.

Mr. Fisher, Very Bad Things, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1998.

Dr. Baker, Mighty Joe Young (also known as Mighty Joe), Buena Vista, 1998.

Coach Marshall, American Pie, Universal, 1999.

School counselor, Alex in Wonder (also known as Sex and a Girl), Velocity Home Entertainment, 2001.

(Uncredited) Governor of California, Dr. Doolittle 2 (also known as DR.2 and DR2), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Head coach, American Wedding (also known as American Pie: The Wedding and American Pie—Jetzt wird gehairatet), Universal, 2003.

Roman, Nine Lives, Magnolia Pictures, 2005.

White House butler, American Dreamz, Universal, 2006.

Jonathan Kendell, Mentor, 2006.

Van Damm, The Far Side of Jericho, 2006.

Film Work:

Associate producer, In Good Company, Universal, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Rodger Castermore, The Edge of Night, 1969.

Michael Mulligan, Mulligan's Stew, NBC, 1977.

Alan Thackeray, Ladies' Man, CBS, 1980-81.

Street Hawk, 1985.

Dr. Canfield, Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1989-92.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Bill Denton, Rich Man, Poor Man (also known as Rich Man, Poor Man—Book I), ABC, 1976-77.

H. R. Haldeman, Blind Ambition (also known as The John Dean Story), 1979.

Bunky Thurston, The Winds of War, 1983.

Bill Gayden, On Wings of Eagles, 1986.

Ken Wolverton, The Deliberate Stranger, NBC, 1986.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Lieutenant Steven Ostrowski, The Snoop Sisters (also known as Female Instinct), NBC, 1972.

Peter Lockhard, Winter Kill, 1974.

Dr. Konrad Zane, The First 36 Hours of Dr. Durant, 1975.

Commander Phil Roth, The Man from Atlantis, 1977.

Paul Ewbank, The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald, 1977.

Tom Thornton, The Gathering, 1977.

Michael Gruen, Like Mom, Like Me, 1978.

Tom, The Gathering, Part II, 1979.

Glen Palmer, Cry for the Strangers, 1982.

Lloyd Andrews, Rehearsal for Murder, 1982.

Larry Barton, The Red-Light Sting, 1984.

Frank, The Three Wishes of Billy Grier, 1984.

Dr. Herb Frobisher, For Love or Money, 1984.

Dr. Stein, Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story (also known as Victims for Victims), 1984.

Nelson White, Matlock: Diary of a Perfect Murder (also known as Diary of a Perfect Murder), NBC, 1986.

Dr. Tobin, A Fighting Choice, ABC, 1986.

Lester Keysey, Little Girl Lost, ABC, 1988.

Robert Hughes, She Knows Too Much, NBC, 1989.

General Smith, Breaking Point, ABC, 1989.

Paul Hamilton, Fire and Rain, USA Network, 1989.

Roland West, White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd, NBC, 1991.

Arthur Monroe, To My Daughter with Love, NBC, 1994.

Attorney General Arthur Daniels, The Enemy Within, HBO, 1994.

Sidney Kornblum, The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A., CBS, 1994.

Dr. Joe Steiner, Whose Daughter Is She? (also known as Semi-Precious), CBS, 1995.

Bob Wright, The Late Shift, HBO, 1996.

Edward Connell, She Cried No (also known as Freshman Fall), NBC, 1996.

Dr. Ross Doria, A Case for Life, ABC, 1996.

Winston, The Uninvited (also known as Victim of the Haunt), CBS, 1996.

Father Minnell, The Maker, HBO, 1997.

Vice President Dick Cheney, DC 9/11: Time of Crisis, Showtime, 2003.

Dr. G. K. Sanderson, Murder Without Conviction, Hallmark Channel, 2004.

(Uncredited) Max's father, Fathers and Sons, Showtime, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Husband, A Bedtime Story, ABC, 1972.

Richard Miller, 6 Rms Riv Vu, CBS, 1974.

Narrator, Kids in Sports: The Price of Glory, 1986.

Jack Dawson, The Drug Knot, CBS, 1986.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Herb Mayer, Cannon, 1971.

Cabot, The Marcus-Nelson Murders (also known as Kojak: The Marcus-Nelson Murders), CBS, 1973.

Bill Clancy, The Nancy Dussault Show (also known as Starring: Nancy Clancy), 1973.

Michael Mulligan, Mulligan's Stew, NBC, 1977.

Professor Jason Brewster, Love and Learn, NBC, 1979.

Thomas Miller, Street Hawk, 1985.

George Collier, "Baby on Board," CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1988.

Peter Randall, Total Security, ABC, 1997.

Couples counselor, Medium, NBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Roger Castermore, The Edge of Night (also known as Edge of Night), 1969.

Dennis Carey, "The Stalking Horse," The F.B.I., 1971.

Bill Phelps, "The Six-and-a-Half-Year Itch," The Mary Tyler Moore Show, 1971.

"Burden of Proof," Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law, 1971.

"Who Saw Him Die?," Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law, 1972.

Alex Graham, "Please Don't Send Flowers," Marcus Welby, M.D. (also known as Robert Young, Family Doctor), 1972.

Peter Jordan, "Till Death Do Us Part," McMillan & Wife (also known as McMillan), 1972.

Dr. Hartnett, "Blood Kin," Marcus Welby, M.D. (also known as Robert Young, Family Doctor), 1973.

Leo Pendleton, "All the Lonely People," Griff, 1973.

Calvin Cutler, "Why Wait Until Uncle Kevin Dies?," Hawaii Five-O (also known as McGarrett), 1973.

"The Prowler," Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law, 1973.

Patrick, "The Day of Justice Project," The Delphi Bureau, 1973.

(As Larry Pressman) John, "The Theft," Insight, 1974.

Gordon, "Long Division," Paper Moon, 1974.

Lloyd C. Kellner, "Dead Man's Run," Barnaby Jones, 1974.

Alex Keller, "Silent Kill," Harry O, 1975.

Ed Hoffman, "Brutally Yours, Bob Hartley," The Bob Newhart Show, 1974.

Alan Joyce, "Requiem for a Bride," McMillan & Wife (also known as McMillan), 1975.

Ed Hoffman, "A Matter of Vice Principal," The Bob Newhart Show, 1975.

David Elder, "Killer on the Hill," Cannon, CBS, 1975.

Alex Keller, "Silent Kill," Harry O, 1975.

Kent Breedy, "The Reformer," Cannon, CBS, 1976.

Mr. Bentley, "Final Ransom," Barnaby Jones, 1976.

Greg McGuire, "Father to the Man," Police Woman, 1976.

Commander Phil Roth, The Man from Atlantis, 1977.

"In Hot Weather, the Crime Rate Soars," Lanigan's Rabbi, 1977.

Lawrence "Larry" Drake, "Breakup," The Streets of San Francisco, 1977.

Congressional Aide R. T. Williamson, "Are You Now, Margaret?," M*A*S*H, 1979.

Frank Hughes, Just Friends, 1979.

Doug, "Broccoli," United States, 1980.

Professor Barr, "Teacher's Pet," One Day at a Time, 1980.

Charlie Miller, "Stay Tuned, We'll Be Right Back," Darkroom, 1981.

Camp, "Harts and Fraud," Hart to Hart, 1982.

George, "The Corpse Who Knew Too Much," Tucker's Witch, 1982.

"The Tomorrow Lady/Father, Dear Father/Still Life," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982.

Art Bradley, "Here's Adventure, Here's Romance," Hill Street Blues, 1983.

Eric Grayson, "The Vigil," Dynasty, 1984.

Eric Grayson, "The Voice: Part 2," Dynasty, 1984.

George Reed, "My Johnny Lies Over the Ocean," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1985.

Scott Baker, "Facades," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Hotel"), 1986.

Nelson White, "Diary of a Perfect Murder," Matlock, NBC, 1986.

Tom Dutton, "The Way to Dusty Death," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1987.

Dr. Jeremy Barnes, "The Genius," Matlock, NBC, 1988.

"The Naked Civil Surgeon," St. Elsewhere, 1988.

Nathan Kraft, "Take My Wife, for Example," Moonlighting, 1989.

Nicholas Burke, "Animal Instinct," Law & Order, NBC, 1993.

Richard Hollis, "Testing, Testing, 1 … 2 … 3 … 4," L.A. Law, NBC, 1993.

Philip Holt, "The Legacy of Borbey House," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1993.

Nicholas Burke, "Apocrypha," Law & Order, NBC, 1993.

Ed Kramer, "Sons and Mudders," Birdland, ABC, 1994.

Legate Ghemor, "Second Skin," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as DS9, Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: DS9), 1994.

Arnold Rudman, "In the Butt, Bob," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995.

Arnold Rudman, "Bombs Away," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995.

Dr. Alan Colter, "Cruel and Unusual," Law & Order, NBC, 1995.

Krajensky, "The Adversary," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as DS9, Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: DS9), 1995.

Calvin Rutledge, "The Burning of Atlanta," The Client (also known as John Grisham's "The Client"), CBS, 1995.

Gordon, "City Hall," Partners, 1995.

Gordon, "How Was Your Date with Dad?," Partners, 1996.

Ezra Leonard, "Dead or Alive: Parts 1 & 2," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1996.

Brother Jeremy, "Vow of Silence," The Sentinel, 1996.

Sloan, "The Paper Clock," The Pretender, NBC, 1996.

Judge Joseph Rudisill, Moloney, CBS, 1996.

Dr. Milton Rappaport, "Teach, Don't Touch," Dangerous Minds, ABC, 1997.

Legate Ghemor, "Ties of Blood and Water," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as DS9, Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: DS9), 1997.

Bill Burke, "The Lung and the Restless," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1997.

Bernstein, Michael Hayes, CBS, 1997.

Judge Harland Smart, "Body Language," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998.

Sam's father, "The Root of All Evil," Profiler, NBC, 1998.

Interviewer, "The Next Big Thing," Significant Others, ABC, 1998.

Dr. Nelson Leach, "Infected," The Practice, ABC, 1999.

Alan Stetson, "Crowded House," Judging Amy, CBS, 1999.

Alan Stetson, "The Persistence of Tectonics," Judging Amy, CBS, 1999.

Alan Stetson, "Witch Hunt," Judging Amy, CBS, 1999.

Dr. Zinneman, "Drew's Physical," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 1999.

Walter Anderson, "All in the Family," Profiler, NBC, 1999.

Walter Anderson, "Inheritance," Profiler, NBC, 1999.

Walter Anderson, "Reunion: Part 1," Profiler, NBC, 1999.

Attorney Ackerman, "Werewolves of Hartford," Judging Amy, CBS, 1999.

Alan Stetson, "Redheaded Stepchild," Judging Amy, CBS, 1999.

Ken Cochran, "Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics," The West Wing, NBC, 2000.

Dr. Byron Fielding, "To Green, With Love," Dawson's Creek, The WB, 2000.

Mr. Milsap, "Roadrunners," The X-Files, Fox, 2000.

Resurrection Blvd., Showtime, 2000.

Dr. Clemens, "Big Night," Providence, NBC, 2001.

Judge Owen Mason, "Separation," Family Law, CBS, 2001.

Lawrence Kendall, "You Bet Your Life," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 2001.

Uncle Jonas Cale, "Art Attack," Dark Angel (also known as James Cameron's "Dark Angel"), Fox, 2001.

Uncle Jonas Cale, "I and I Am a Camera," Dark Angel (also known as James Cameron's "Dark Angel"), Fox, 2001.

Mr. Shuman, "Joint Custody," The Hughleys, UPN, 2001.

Mr. Shuman, "Mid-Wife Crisis," The Hughleys, UPN, 2001.

Donald Sample, "Reunion," The Guardian, CBS, 2001.

Donald Sample, "Home," The Guardian, CBS, 2001.

Admiral Callan, The Agency, 2001.

Donald Sample, "The Beginning," The Guardian, CBS, 2002.

Attorney Russell Mathis, "The Return of Joey Heric," The Practice, ABC, 2002.

Commissioner Jarvis, "Human Error," Mister Sterling, NBC, 2003.

Secret Service director, "Yankee White," Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as NCIS and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, 2003.

Mr. Beckworth, "There Goes the Bride," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2003.

Floyd Stiles, "Nag Hammandi Is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospel," Gilmore Girls, The WB, 2004.

Floyd Stiles, "Tick, Tick, Tick, Boom!," Gilmore Girls, The WB, 2004.

Jonas Parker, "Valentino," Jack & Bobby, The WB, 2004.

Judge Marshall, "Slam Dunk," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2004.

Judge Marshall, "Locard's Exchange," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2005.

Therapist, "When Push Comes to Shove: Part 2," Medium, NBC, 2005.

Judge Harlan Marshall, "The Elephant in the Room," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2006.

Trent Seward, "The Woman in the Car," Bones, Fox, 2006.

Judge W. Alston, "The Bar," Just Legal, The WB, 2006.

Dr. Russell Pike, "Driven," Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as NCIS and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, 2006.

Also appeared in "Sweet Child of Mine," Century City, CBS.

Stage Appearances:

Sam, Never Live Over a Pretzel Factory, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1964.

Barney, "Hunting," Theatre 1965 New Playwrights Series: Program Three, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1965.

Charlie Cohn, The Man in the Glass Booth, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1968-69.

Arnold, "Arf," and Young Man, "Great Airplane Snatch," Arf/The Great Airplane Snatch, Stage 73, New York City, 1969.

Dick Christie, Play It Again Sam, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1969-70.

Bodies, South Coast Repertory Theatre, Costa Mesa, CA, 1981-82.

Arkady Sergeich Islaev, A Month in the Country, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1982-83.

Jerry, Show People, Second Stage Theatre, New York City, 2006.

King Lear, Electric Lodge, Venice, CA, 2006.

Also appeared in The Birthday Party, Dangerous Corners, Mad Forest, The Seagull, The Tavern, and Betrayal, all Matrix Theatre, Los Angeles.


Audio Books:

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values, Audio Renaissance, 1996.