Yulin, Harris 1937–

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Yulin, Harris 1937–


Born November 5, 1937, in Los Angeles, CA; married Gwen Welles (an actress; died October 13, 1993). Education: Attended University of Southern California (some sources cite University of California, Los Angeles).

Addresses: AgentHouse of Representatives, 400 South Beverly Dr., Suite 101, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Gene Parseghian, Untitled Entertainment, 331 North Maple Dr., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor and director. Los Angeles Classic Theatre, Los Angeles, founder; appeared at Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1967–68, Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY, 1968–69, and Arena Stage, Washington, DC, 1984–85.

Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination, outstanding guest actor in a comedy series, 1996, for "A Word to the Wiseguy," Frasier; Drama Desk Award nominations, outstanding featured actor in a play, 1998, for The Diary of Anne Frank, and 2000, for The Price; Lucille Lortel Award, outstanding director, League of Off-Broadway Theatres and Producers, 2006, for The Trip to Bountiful.


Stage Appearances:

(New York debut) Dust, Next Time I'll Sing to You, Phoenix Theatre, 1963.

Gabriele, Troubled Waters, or The Brother Who Protects and Loves, Gate Theatre, New York City, 1965.

Lord Hastings, King Richard III, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1966.

Title role, King John, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, 1967.

Uncle, The Cannibals, American Place Theatre, Theatre at St. Clement's Church, New York City, 1968.

Iphigenia in Aulis, Circle in the Square, Ford's Theatre, Washington, DC, 1969.

Henry V, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1971.

Hamlet, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1973.

Piet Bezuidenhout, A Lesson from Aloes, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1979, then Playhouse Theatre, New York City, 1980–81.

Teck de Brancovis, Watch on the Rhine, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1979, then John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1980.

George Tesman, Hedda Gabler, Roundabout Theatre Company, Stage I, New York City, 1981.

Uncle Vanya, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1981.

The Doctor's Dilemma, Long Wharf Theatre, 1982.

P. T. Barnum, Barnum's Last Life, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, New York City, 1983.

Tartuffe, Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 1984, and Arena Stage, Washington, DC.

Sir George Crofts, Mrs. Warren's Profession, Roundabout Theatre Company, Union Square Theatre, 1985.

Claudius, Hamlet, New York Shakespeare Festival, Estelle R. Newman Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Gordon, "April Snow," Marathon '87, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1987.

Wallace Blossom, Approaching Zanzibar, Second Stage Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Anton Schill, The Visit, Roundabout Theatre Company, Criterion Center Stage Right Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Alex Chaney, Arts and Leisure, Playwrights' Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1994.

Title role, Don Juan in Hell, Symphony Space Theatre, New York City, 1997.

Mr. Van Daan, The Diary of Anne Frank, Colonial Theatre, Boston, MA, 1997, then Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1998.

Title role, King Lear, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Madison, NJ, 1998.

Walter Franz, The Price, Williamstown Theatre Festival, then Royale Theatre, New York City, 1999.

Judge Brack, Hedda Gabler, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 2001.

The Devil and Daniel Webster, City Center Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Peter, Rain Dance, Signature Theatre Company, Peter Norton Space, New York City, 2003.

Hank, Fran's Bed, Long Wharf Theatre, 2003, then Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 2005.

Derek Clemson, Finishing the Picture, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, 2004.

Don Juan in Hell, John Drew Theatre, East Hampton, NY, 2005.

Appeared as Quentin, After the Fall, Los Angeles production; appeared in As You Like It, Dallas Shakespeare Festival, Dallas, TX; and in The Rehearsal, Los Angeles Classic Theatre, Los Angeles; also appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream, New York Shakespeare Festival, and in Arms and the Man, Becket, The Entertainer, It's a Mad Mad World, Julius Caesar, The Little Foxes, Look Back in Anger, Night of the Iguana, School for Wives, The Seagull, The Tempest, Shakespeare and Company, Timon of Athens, Uncle Vanya, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf; appeared in productions at American Shakespeare Festival, Theatre of the Living Arts, and Westwood Theatre.

Major Tours:

Mike Talman, Wait Until Dark, U.S. cities, 1967.

Stage Director:

Cuba Si, American National Theatre Academy, Matinee Series, Theatre De Lys, New York City, 1968.

The Guns of Carrar, American National Theatre Academy, Matinee Series, Theatre De Lys, 1968.

The Guardsman, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1982.

Winterplay, Second Stage Theatre Company, South Street Theatre (some sources cite McGinn-Cazale Theatre), New York City, 1983.

"Fine Line," Marathon '84, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Baba Goya, Second Stage Theatre Company, McGinn-Cazale Theatre, New York City, 1989.

"Intimacy," Marathon 1991 Series, Ensemble Studio Theatre, 1991.

Don Juan in Hell, Symphony Space Theatre, New York City, 1994, then London production.

This Lime Tree Bower, Primary Stages, New York City, 1999.

"The Prisoner's Song," Marathon 2002 Series, Ensemble Studio Theatre, 2002.

The Trip to Bountiful, Signature Theatre Company, Peter Norton Space, New York City, 2005.

Don Juan in Hell, John Drew Theatre, East Hampton, NY, 2005.

Director of After the Fall, Los Angeles production; Candida, Shaw Festival; and Jitta's Atonement, Berkshire Theatre Festival; also directed The Front Page, The Man Who Came to Dinner, and Sheba.

Film Appearances:

Maidstone, Supreme Mix, 1970.

Joe Morgan, End of the Road, Allied Artists, 1970.

Wyatt Earp, Doc, United Artists, 1971.

Zebulon Yandro, Who Fears the Devil (also known as Ballad of Hillbilly John, The Legend of Hillbilly John, and My Name Is John), Jack H. Harris Enterprises, 1972.

Sheriff Casey, The Midnight Man, Universal, 1974.

Gordon Pankey, Watched!, Penthouse, 1974.

Marty Heller, Night Moves, Warner Bros., 1975.

Hamburger Hamlet, 1975.

Detective Oller, St. Ives, Warner Bros., 1976.

Charles Conlin, American Raspberry (also known as Prime Time), 1977.

Eddie Cassidy, Steel (also known as Look Down and Die and Men of Steel), World Northal, 1980.

Mel Bernstein, Scarface, Universal, 1983.

Detective Harrigan, Good to Go (also known as Short Fuse), Island, 1986.

Robert Calder, The Believers, Orion, 1987.

Elmore Silk, Candy Mountain (also known as There Ain't No Candy Mountain), Films Plain Chant/Metropolis/International Film Exchange, 1987.

Conrad Kroll, Fatal Beauty, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1987.

Dr. Beresford, Bad Dreams, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988.

Bruno Ristau, Judgment in Berlin (also known as Escape to Freedom, Judgment over Berlin, and Ein Richter fuer Berlin), New Line Cinema, 1988.

Paul, Another Woman, Orion, 1988.

Judge Stephen "the Hammer" Wexler, Ghostbusters II, Columbia, 1989.

Leo Watts, Narrow Margin, TriStar, 1990.

Prosecuting attorney, Final Analysis, Warner Bros., 1992.

Marvin Boyd, There Goes the Neighborhood (also known as Paydirt), Paramount, 1993.

James Cutter, Clear and Present Danger, Paramount, 1994.

Dad Smalley, Stuart Saves His Family (also known as Stuart Smalley), Paramount, 1995.

Harold, The Baby-Sitters Club, Columbia, 1995.

Black Harry, Cutthroat Island (also known as Cut Throat, Corsari, L'ile aux pirates, and Die Piratenbraut), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1995.

Dr. Robert Mercer, Loch Ness (also known as Shadow Chaser), Gramercy, 1996.

King Edward IV/himself, Looking for Richard, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Dr. Leeds, Multiplicity, Columbia, 1996.

General Clark Tully, Murder at 1600 (also known as Executive Privilege and Murder at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue), Warner Bros., 1997.

George Grierson, Bean (also known as Bean: The Movie, Bean: The Ultimate Disaster Movie, and Dr. Bean), Gramercy, 1997.

Chairman Martin Dies, Cradle Will Rock, Buena Vista, 1999.

Leon Friedman, The Hurricane, Universal, 1999.

Voice, Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (documentary), Film Transit International, 1999.

Stanley Goldkiss, The Million Dollar Hotel, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Rick Anderson, 75 Degrees in July, Cut Entertainment Group, 2000.

Phillip, Perfume (also known as Dress to Kill), Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Agent Sterling, Rush Hour 2, New Line Cinema, 2001.

Thaddeus Rains, American Outlaws, Warner Bros., 2001.

Doug Rosselli, Training Day, Warner Bros., 2001.

Bud's editor, Chelsea Walls (also known as Chelsea Hotel), Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Senator Bell, The Emperor's Club, MCA/Universal, 2002.

Peter Hargrove, King of the Corner, Pursuit Films, 2004.

Peter Redmond, Game 6, Kindred Media Group, 2005.

Dr. Singer/Dad, The Treatment, Treatment LLC, 2006.

David, Fur, Picturehouse Entertainment, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Michael Christopher, As the World Turns, CBS, 1984–85.

Neal Frazier, WIOU, CBS, 1990–91.

(Uncredited) Roger Stanton, a recurring role, 24, Fox, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

LeDuc, Incident at Vichy, PBS, 1973.

J. Edgar Hoover, The F.B.I. Story: The F.B.I. versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One (also known as Alvin Karpis: Public Enemy No. 1 and The F.B.I. Story—Alvin Karpis), CBS, 1974.

Parker Adderson, Philosopher, 1974.

Johnny Lazia, The Kansas City Massacre, ABC, 1975.

Lieutenant Kastner, The Trial of Chaplain Jensen, ABC, 1975.

General Dan Shomron, Victory at Entebbe, ABC, 1976.

Isaac Pratt, Ransom for Alice!, NBC, 1977.

Arthur Pennington, Roger and Harry (also known as Love for Ransom and Roger & Harry: The Mitera Target), ABC, 1977.

Joseph T. Antonelli, When Every Day Was the Fourth of July, NBC, 1978.

Jesse James, The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang, NBC, 1979.

U.S. Attorney Thomas Foran, Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago Eight (also known as The Trial of the Chicago Eight and The Truth and Nothing but the Truth: The Chicago Conspiracy Trial), HBO, 1987.

General Tyson, "Tailspin: Behind the Korean Airliner Tragedy" (also known as "Coded Hostile," "Flight 007" and "Tailspin: The Tragedy of Korean Airlines Flight 007"), HBO Showcase, HBO, 1989.

John Franco, Daughter of the Streets (also known as My Daughter of the Streets), ABC, 1990.

David, Face of a Stranger (also known as My Shadow), CBS, 1991.

Keneally, "The Heart of Justice," TNT Screenworks, TNT, 1992.

Wilbur Bryant, The Last Hit (also known as The Long Kill), USA Network, 1993.

General George C. Marshall, Truman, HBO, 1995.

Professor Speras, "1974," If These Walls Could Talk, HBO, 1996.

Admiral Quinn, Hostile Waters (also known as Death of a Yankee, Im Fahrwasser des Todes, and Peril en Mer), HBO, 1997.

Judge Henry, The Virginian, TNT, 2000.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

John Connors, A Mask of Love (broadcast as an episode of ABC's Matinee Today), ABC, 1973.

Hog Yancy, The Greatest Gift, NBC, 1974.

George "Machine Gun" Kelly, Melvin Purvis: G-Man (also known as G-man and The Legend of Machine Gun Kelly), ABC, 1974.

John Blackwood, Dynasty (also known as The Americans and James A. Michener's "Dynasty"), NBC, 1976.

Billy "Bowlegs" Baines, The Night Rider, ABC, 1979.

Haman, The Thirteenth Day: The Story of Esther, ABC, 1979.

Senator Wilson, Mister Sterling, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Barabbas, "Neither Are We Enemies," Hallmark Hall of Fame (also known as Hallmark Television Playhouse), 1970.

Alexandr Fomin, The Missiles of October, ABC, 1974.

Himself, Arthur Miller on Home Ground, CBC, 1979.

General Hathaway, "Traitor in My House," Wonder-Works, PBS, 1990.

Narrator, "Gold Fever," The American Experience, PBS, 1997.

Narrator, Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Note, PBS, 1998.

Narrator, American Photography: A Century of Images, PBS, 1999.

Voice, "John Brown's Holy War," The American Experience, PBS, 2000.

Voice, Mailer on Mailer, PBS, 2000.

Narrator, "Judy Garland: By Myself," American Masters, PBS, 2004.

Voice, "Henry Luce & Time-Life's America: A Vision of Empire," American Masters, PBS, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Deek Peasley, How the West Was Won, ABC, 1978.

Senator Joseph McCarthy, Robert Kennedy and His Times, CBS, 1985.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Bert Podis, "Die Before They Wake," Kojak, 1974.

Porter Long, "Conspiracy of Terror," Barnaby Jones, 1974.

John Stewart, "Child of Pain," Little House on the Prairie (also known as Little House: A New Beginning), 1975.

Peter Brady, "The Assassin," Caribe, 1975.

Detective Grissom, "The Glory Game," Baretta, 1975.

Hummel, "The Hit," Police Woman, 1975.

Paul Julian, "Vigilante," S.W.A.T, ABC, 1975.

"The Spy Killer," Most Wanted, 1976.

Mark Bremer, "Wonder Woman in Hollywood," Wonder Woman (also known as The New Adventures of Wonder Woman and The New Original Wonder Woman), 1977.

William Shakespeare, "Shakespeare on Love: Parts 1 & 2," Meeting of Minds (also known as Steve Allen's "Meeting of Minds"), 1979.

Leonardo da Vinci, "Leonardo da Vinci/William Blake/Niccolo Paganini: Parts 1 & 2," Meeting of Minds (also known as Steve Allen's "Meeting of Minds"), 1981.

Ross O'Brien, "Revenge," Cagney & Lacey CBS, 1986.

"Das Boat House," Civil Wars, 1992.

Aamin Marritza/Gul Darhe'el, "Duet," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as Deep Space Nine, DS9, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1993.

Charles Manning (some sources cite Edward Manning), "Big Bang," Law & Order (also known as Law & Order Prime), NBC, 1994.

Jerome Belasco, "A Word to the Wiseguy," Frasier, NBC, 1996.

The Jackal, "You Don't Know Jackal," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1997.

Gregor Kessler/Norris Gaines, "Gambit," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 1997.

Quintin Travers, "Helpless," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as BtVS, Buffy, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 1999.

Judge Harold Wabash, "Judgment," Vengeance Unlimited (also known as Mr. Chapel), ABC, 1999.

Voice, New York: A Documentary Film, PBS, 1999.

Cardinal O'Fallon, "Hollywood A.D.," The X-Files, Fox, 2000.

Quintin Travers, "Checkpoint," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as BtVS, Buffy, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 2001.

Quintin Travers, "Never Leave Me," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as BtVS, Buffy, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), UPN, 2002.

Senator Wilson, "Technical Corrections," Mister Sterling, NBC, 2002.

Senator Wilson, "Nothing Personal," Mister Sterling, NBC, 2002.

Jonathan Turner, "How Do You Spell Belief?," Third Watch, NBC, 2005.

Jonathan Turner, "End of Tour," Third Watch, NBC, 2005.


Stage Plays:

"Intimacy," Marathon 1991 Series, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1991.