John Rothman Biography (1949-)

Full name, John Mahr Rothman; born June 3, 1949, in Baltimore, MD; son of Donald N. (a lawyer) and Elizabeth D. (maiden name, Davidson) Rothman; married Susan Bolotin (a writer and editor), May 30, 1983; children: Lily, Noah B. Addresses: Agent: STE Representation, 888 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10106.

Actor, writer
Birth Details
June 3, 1949
Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Jack Abel, Stardust Memories, United Artists, 1979
  • Librarian, Sophie's Choice, Universal, 1982
  • Paul Deghuee, Zelig, Warner Bros., 1983
  • Head librarian, Ghostbusters, Columbia, 1984
  • Mr. Hirsch's lawyer, Purple Rose of Cairo, Orion, 1985
  • Jonathan Rice, Heartburn, Paramount, 1986
  • Bearded man, Hello Again, Buena Vista, 1987
  • Mr. Medved, Three O'Clock High, Universal, 1987
  • Phil, Big, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • Ned Lewis, The Boost, Hemdale, 1988
  • Marvin Clay, Bloodhounds of Broadway, Columbia, 1989
  • The veterinarian, See You in the Morning, 1989
  • Stokes, The Boy Who Cried Bitch, Pilgrims 3 Corp., 1991
  • Mamma ci penso io, France Film, 1992
  • The lawyer, Where the Rivers Flow North, 1993 Caledonia Pictures,1994
  • Chauffeur, The Pickle, Columbia, 1993
  • Ralph, Mr. Wonderful, Warner Bros., 1993
  • Major General John F. Reynolds, Gettysburg, New Line Cinema, 1993
  • Andy, Copycat, Warner Bros., 1995
  • Jogging track executive, The Associate, Buena Vista, 1996
  • Mall toy store manager, Jingle All the Way, Twentieth Century-Fox,1996
  • Second FBI agent, A Further Gesture (also known as The Break), Castle Hill, 1996
  • Bernard Chute, Childhood's End, 1996
  • Jim Davenport, Picture Perfect, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • Broygo, The Devil's Advocate, Warner Bros., 1997
  • Congressman Marshall, The Siege, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • Barry Litzer, Two Ninas, 1999 Castle Hill Productions, 2001
  • Paul, 24 Nights, Cynical Boy Productions, 1999
  • Gary, Dinner Rush, Giraldi/Suarez Productions, 2000
  • Harold Rosenberg, Pollock, Sony Pictures Classics, 2000
  • Laundryman, Woman Found Dead in Elevator, Big Telescope, 2000
  • Voice of Porter, Freeware (short animated film), 2000
  • Larry Falwell, Say It Isn't So, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001
  • Dr. Pete, Plan B, Franchise Pictures, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Tom Hogan, Trial of the Catonsville Nine, Center Stage Theatre, Baltimore, MD, 1972
  • (Broadway debut) Martin and understudy for David, Social Security,Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 1986
  • Gregory House, Faith, Hope, and Charity, South Street Theatre, NewYork City, 1988-1989
  • A Flea in Her Ear, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1989-1990
  • An American, Some Americans Abroad, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, thenMitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, both New York City, 1990
  • Appeared as Ernest Wooley, Admirable Crichton, Long Wharf Theatre,and as Demitry, Idiots Karamazov, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven,CT; also appeared in Beauty and the Beast, PAF Playhouse, Long Island,NY; The Beaux Stratagem, Center Stage Theatre; Becoming Memories, McCann-Nugent Workshop Theatre, New York City; The Buddy System, Circle in the Square/Downtown, New York City; Death Defying Acts, off-Broadway production; Endgame, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA; End of the World, Broadway production; Happy End, YaleRepertory Theatre; The Hotel Play, La Mama Experimental Theatre Club,New York City; The Importance of Being Earnest, American Stage Festival Theatre; The Impossible H. L. Mencken (solo show), American Place Theatre, New York City; The Italian Straw Hat, Manhattan Punchline Theatre, New York City; A Midsummer Night's Dream, Kenyon Festival Theatre,Columbus, OH; The Modern Ladies of Guanabacoa, Marathon 83 Festival,Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City; The Possessed, Yale RepertoryTheatre; Rat's Nest, VanDam Theatre, New York City; and Rosario andthe Gypsies.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Dr. Ackerman, Stephen King's Golden Years (also known as GoldenYears), CBS, 1991
  • Dr. Alan Bergman, Birdland, ABC, 1994
  • Also appeared in the series Feds.
  • Movies
  • Jack Greenberg, Separate but Equal, ABC, 1991
  • Executive officer on the Aurora, Hostile Waters (also knownas Im Fahrwasser des Todes and Peril en mer), HBO, 1997
  • Parker, Rear Window, ABC, 1998
  • Estate lawyer, Mary and Rhoda, NBC, 2000
  • Episodic
  • (Television debut) Dr. Francis Mitchell, Nurse, CBS, 1982
  • Young man, "The Tear Collector," Tales from the Darkside, 1985
  • Stanley Michaels, "The Man Who Wasn't There," Spenser: For Hire, 1987
  • Jim, "The Enormous Radio," Tales from the Darkside, 1987
  • Internist, "Indifference," Law & Order, NBC, 1990
  • O'Hara, "Skin Deep," Law & Order, NBC, 1992
  • Zimmer, "Personal Foul," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1993
  • Joshua Roth, "Perception," Deadline, NBC, 2000
  • Also appeared in Ryan's Hope.
  • Miniseries
  • Warren Moberg, From the Earth to the Moon, HBO, 1998
  • Other
  • Contest judge, How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days, PBS,1983
  • Arthur Granger, Landscape with a Waitress, PBS, 1986
  • For Stage
  • Wrote The Impossible H. L. Mencken, American Place Theatre, New York City.

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