Judge Reinhold Biography (1957-)

Original name, Edward Ernest Reinhold, Jr.; born May 21, 1957, in Wilmington,DE; son of Edward Ernest Reinhold (a trial lawyer); married Carrie Frazier (a casting director), 1986 (divorced); married Amy Miller, January 8, 2000. Addresses: Manager: William Blaylock, Seven Summit Pictures and Management, 8906 West Olympic Blvd., Ground Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Actor, producer, director, writer
Birth Details
May 21, 1957
Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Leroy Beecher, Running Scared (also known as Back in the U.S.A. and Desperate Men), EMI Films, 1979
  • Elmo, Stripes, Columbia, 1981
  • Glenn Dandy, Pandemonium (also known as Thursday the 12th),Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1981
  • Brad Hamilton, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Universal, 1982
  • Macabbee, The Lords of Discipline, Paramount, 1983
  • Gerald Hopkins, Gremlins, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Detective William "Billy" Rosewood, Beverly Hills Cop, Paramount,1984
  • Beckman Hallsgood, Jr., Roadhouse 66, Atlantic Releasing, 1985
  • Ken Kessler, Ruthless People, Buena Vista, 1986
  • Jack Issel, Head Office, TriStar, 1986
  • Joe Gower, Off Beat, Buena Vista, 1986
  • Detective Billy Rosewood, Beverly Hills Cop II, Paramount, 1987
  • Marshall Seymour, Vice Versa, Columbia, 1988
  • The Yank, A Soldier's Tale, Atlantic Releasing, 1988
  • Priest, Rosalie Goes Shopping, Four Seasons Entertainment, 1989
  • Harmony, Daddy's Dyin' ... Who's Got the Will?, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1990
  • Harry, Enid Is Sleeping (also known as Over Her Dead Body),Vestron Video, 1990
  • Thierry Martin, Zandalee, Adios Productions, 1991
  • Claude Jobert, Near Misses (also known as Near Mrs., L'ambassade en folie, and Toujours les femmes), Media Home Entertainment, 1992
  • Ernie, Baby on Board, ABC Distribution, 1993
  • Officer Gross, Bank Robber, IRS Films, 1993
  • William "Billy" Rosewood, Beverly Hills Cop III, Paramount, 1994
  • Dr. Neal Miller, The Santa Clause, Buena Vista, 1994
  • Jack Wild, Crackerjack 2 (also known as Hostage Train), North American Releasing, 1996
  • Jeffrey Chase, Family Plan, 1997
  • Police officer, Homegrown, TriStar, 1998
  • Paul Hartwood, Coming Unglued (also known as Let's Ruin Dad's Day), 1998
  • Voice, Robots of Mars, 1999
  • Gunther, Puss in Boots, Plaza Entertainment, 1999
  • Richard Caldwell, My Brother the Pig, Unapix Entertainment, 1999
  • Ray Walker, Wild Blue, Daybreak Pictures, 2000
  • Richard Newton, Beethoven's Third, Studio Home Video, 2000
  • Jake McCallum, NewsBreak, MTI Home Video, 2000
  • Sam, Enemies of Laughter, Outrider Pictures, 2000
  • Evan Mink, Mindstorm (also known as Project: Human Weapon),First Look Home Entertainment, 2000
  • Michael, Hollywood Palms, Moonstone Entertainment, 2001
  • General Efron Norbert, Betaville, Lincoln Media Group/PorchLight Entertainment, 2001
  • Lucius C. Meeks, The Meeksville Ghost (also known as The SilverWinchester), Tanmarsh Communications, 2001
  • Richard Newton, Beethoven's 4th, Universal Studios Home Video, 2001
  • Peter Klein, Whacked!, ThinkFilm, 2002
  • Dr. Neil Miller, The Santa Clause 2 (also known as The Santa Clause 2: The Mrs. Clause and SC2), Buena Vista, 2002
  • Voice of Larry, Clifford's Really Big Movie (animated), Warner Bros./Scholastic Productions, 2004
  • Jim Thomas, Crab Orchard, Dreamscape Cinema, 2006
  • Voice of Stanley, Hermie & Friends: Stanley the Stinkbug Goes to Camp (animated short film), Tommy Nelson, 2006
  • Dr. Neil Miller, The Santa Clause 3, Buena Vista, 2006
  • Narrator, Be Still (documentary), Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2005
  • Film Work
  • Coproducer, Zandalee, Adios Productions, 1991
  • Producer and director, Be Still (documentary), Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • John Paul, Redemption High, 1999
  • Harry O'Keefe, The O'Keefes, The WB, 2003
  • Miniseries
  • Will Stiles, Netforce (also known as Tom Clancy's Netforce), ABC, 1998
  • Himself, The Clint Howard Variety Show, 2002
  • (In archive footage) Retrosexual: The 80's, VH1, 2004
  • Douglas Hillman, Into the West, TNT, 2005
  • Movies
  • Francis "Bear" Honfi, The Survival of Dana (also known as On the Edge: The Survival of Dana), CBS, 1979
  • Booker: The Childhood of Booker T. Washington, 1980
  • Tobe Rasmussen, A Matter of Sex, NBC, 1982
  • Larry Parker, Promised a Miracle, CBS, 1988
  • Ernest Albright, Four Eyes and Six-Guns, TNT, 1992
  • Alex Gage, Black Magic, Showtime, 1992
  • Ron Holden/Aaron Warfield (some sources cite Ron Riverton), As Good asDead, USA Network, 1995
  • Dr. Jason Fielder, Dad, the Angel & Me, The Family Channel, 1995
  • Doc, Wharf Rat, Showtime, 1995
  • Ryan West, Special Report: Journey to Mars, CBS, 1996
  • Buford Lowry, The Right to Remain Silent, Showtime, 1996
  • Merkhan, Last Lives, Sci-Fi Channel, 1997
  • Ed Lautner, Runaway Car (also known as Out of Control), Fox, 1997
  • Lloyd, Floating Away (also known as Sorrow Floats), Showtime, 1998
  • Mr. Stein, Big Monster on Campus (also known as Boltneck and Teen Monster), Cinemax, 2000
  • Robert Rigsbee, Walking Across Egypt, Hallmark Channel, 2001
  • Jack McGregor, No Place like Home, Cinemax, 2001
  • Louie, Ping! HBO, 2002
  • Lieutenant Tom Royko, Dead in a Heartbeat (also known as Pulsations mortelles), TBS, 2002
  • Dr. Mitch Snyder, Thanksgiving Family Reunion (also known as Holiday Reunion, National Lampoon's "Holiday Reunion," National Lampoon's "Thanksgiving Family Reunion," and National Lampoon's "Thanksgiving Reunion"), TBS, 2003
  • Carl, The Hollow, ABC Family Channel, 2004
  • Specials
  • "A Step Too Slow," Insight, 1981
  • Paul Darden, "The New Home Owner's Guide to Happiness" (also known as "Judge Reinhold and Demi Moore in the New Home Owner's Guide to Happiness"), The Cinemax Comedy Experiment, Cinemax, 1987
  • Jed, "The Sad Professor," Trying Times, PBS, 1989
  • Michael, "The Parallax Garden," General Motors Playwrights Theatre, Arts and Entertainment, 1993
  • Stars in the Making, CBS, 1995
  • Episodic
  • Jeff Gordan, "Amazon Hot Wax," Wonder Woman (also known as TheNew Adventures of Wonder Woman and The New Original Wonder Woman),CBS, 1979
  • Seaman Wolfe, "Don't Eat the Snow in Hawaii," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1980
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (also known as The Bestof Carson), NBC, 1984
  • Host, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 1988
  • Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1992
  • Prisoner, "Wild Horses," Lonesome Dove: The Series, c. 1992
  • "Am I Blue?," Ghostwriter, PBS, 1993
  • Aaron, the close talker, "The Raincoats," Seinfeld, NBC, 1994
  • Trevor, "When Ellen Talks, People Listen," Ellen (also known as These Friends of Mine), ABC, 1998
  • Sin City Spectacular (also known as Penn & Teller's "Sin City Spectacular"), FX Channel, 1998
  • Voice of the Honorable Judge Reinhold, "A Dissertation on the American Justice System by People Who Have Never Been inside a Courtroom, Let Alone KnowAnything about the Law, but Have Seen Way Too Many Legal Thrillers," Clerks: The Animated Series (animated; also known as Clerks: The Cartoon and Clerks: Uncensored), ABC, 2000
  • "Tim Allen," Revealed with Jules Asner, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Dr. Roy Crawford, "Secret Garden," The King of Queens, CBS, 2003
  • Alby Drake, "Mr. Monk and the Blackout," Monk, USA Network, 2004
  • Principal Rowin, "Cycle of Violence," The Dead Zone (also known asStephen King's "The Dead Zone"), USA Network, 2004
  • Voice of negative man, "Homecoming: Parts 1 & 2," Teen Titans(animated), Cartoon Network, 2005
  • Voice of Mr. Uberwitz, "A Huey Freeman Christmas," The Boondocks (animated), Cartoon Network, 2005
  • On Screen, Total Living Channel, 2005
  • Himself, "Fakin' It," Arrested Development, Fox, 2006
  • Also voice of the Honorable Judge Reinhold, "Leonardo Leonardo Returns and Dante Learns a Very Important Lesson, Clerks: The Animated Series (animated; also known as Clerks: The Cartoon and Clerks: Uncensored), ABC.
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The Movie Awards, CBS, 1991
  • Presenter, Screen Actors Guild Awards, NBC, 1995
  • Presenter, The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, CBS, 1995
  • Pilots
  • Larry Newman, Never Again, ABC, 1984
  • Newt, Booker, 1984
  • Himself, North Hollywood, ABC, 2001
  • Television Work
  • Specials
  • Executive producer and editor, "The New Home Owner's Guide to Happiness"(also known as "Judge Reinhold and Demi Moore in the New Home Owner's Guide to Happiness"), The Cinemax Comedy Experiment, Cinemax, 1987
  • Videos
  • (In archive footage) Wing-man pilot, "Shadows of the Night," Pat Benatar: Hit Videos, BMG Distribution/MusicVision/RCA-Columbia Pictures Home Video, 1984
  • (In archive footage) Wing-man pilot, "Shadows of the Night," Pat Benatar: The Visual Music Collection, Rhino/Vestron Music Video, 1986
  • Voice of Lascoyt, Atlantis: The Lost Tales (video game), BalmoralSoftware, 1997
  • (In archive footage) Wing-man pilot, "Shadows of the Night," Pat Benatar: Choice Cuts--The Complete Video Collection, EMI Distribution, 2003
  • Himself, Stars and Stripes 1, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2004
  • Himself, Stars and Stripes 2, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2004
  • Film Scripts
  • Be Still (documentary), Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment,2005

Further Reference


    • JamMovies, January 21, 1997, p. 1
    • Playboy, July, 1988

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