John Rubinstein Biography (1946-)

Full name, John Arthur Rubinstein; born December 8, 1946, in Los Angeles, CA;son of Arthur (a concert pianist) and Aniela (a dancer and writer; maiden name, Mlynarski) Rubinstein; married Judi West (an actress and dancer), December 15, 1971 (divorced, 1989); married Jane Lanier (an actress, producer, and dancer); children: (first marriage) Jessica Anne, Michael John; (second marriage) Peter, Jacob. Addresses: Agent: Don Buchwald & Associates NewYork, 10 East 44th St., New York, NY 10017.; Contact: 10531 Collier St., Tarzana, CA 91356.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, composer, writer
Birth Details
December 8, 1946
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • Tom of Warwick, Camelot, Circle Star Theatre, San Carlos, CA, 1965-1967
  • The Short and Turbulent Reign of Roger Ginzburg, 1966
  • South Pacific, 1966
  • Metamorphoses, Los Angeles, 1971
  • Title role, Pippin, Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1972-1973
  • Marchbanks, Candida, Massachusetts Repertory Theatre, Boston, MA,1977
  • L'histoire du soldat, Los Angeles, 1977, then Carnegie Hall, New York City, 1983
  • Billy, Streamers, Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles, 1978
  • Ariel, The Tempest, University of California, Los Angeles, 1978
  • James Leeds, Children of a Lesser God, Longacre Theatre, New YorkCity, 1979-1980
  • Fools, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1981
  • Barney Greenwald, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1983
  • Eddie, Hurlyburly, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1985
  • Franklin Shepard, Merrily We Roll Along, La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego, CA, 1985
  • Sergius, Arms and the Man, Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA, 1986
  • M. Butterfly, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 1988-1990
  • The Players Club Centennial Salute, Sam S. Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1989
  • Andrew Makepeace Ladd III, Love Letters, Edison Theatre, New YorkCity, 1989-1990
  • The Play's the Thing: Fallen Angels, Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Santa Monica, CA, 1994
  • Martin Chisholm, Getting Away with Murder, Broadhurst Theatre, NewYork City, 1996
  • Tateh, Ragtime, Vancouver, Canada, then Los Angeles, 1997, then Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, New York City, 1998-2000
  • Chicago, Broadway production, 1998
  • Enigmatic Variations, London, 2000
  • Also appeared as Jess, Bedrock, Stamford, CT; in Picture, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles; in Kiss of the Spider Woman.
  • Major Tours
  • Warren Smith, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, U.S. cities, 1968
  • Stage Director
  • Three Sisters, School of the Arts, New York University, New York City, 1982
  • Macbeth, 1983
  • The Rover, 1987
  • Phantasie, 1989
  • Counselor at Law, Los Angeles, c. 1995
  • Also directed Les liaisons dangereuses; Nightingale; TheOld Boy.
  • Film Appearances
  • Confederate soldier, Journey to Shiloh, Universal, 1968
  • Princeton, The Trouble with Girls [also known as The Chautauqua and The Trouble with Girls (and How to Get into It)], Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1969
  • Herbert, Getting Straight, Columbia, 1970
  • Title role, Zachariah, Cinerama, 1971
  • Professor, The Wild Pack (also known as The Defiant and The Sandpit Generals), American International Pictures, 1972
  • John Morris, The Car, Universal, 1977
  • David Bennett, The Boys from Brazil, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • Jesus, In Search of Historic Jesus, Sunn Classics, 1980
  • Robert Lewin, Daniel, Paramount, 1983
  • Neil Steinhart, Someone to Watch over Me, Columbia, 1987
  • Thomas Hassrick, Another Stakeout (also known as The Lookout and Stakeout 2), Buena Vista, 1993
  • Frank Kramer, Mercy, Unapix Films, 1996
  • Stan Dwerkin, Kid Cop, Brainstorm Media, 1996
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Jeff Maitland, Family, ABC, 1976-1980
  • Harrison Fox, Jr., Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1984-1986
  • Voice of Chip Chayken, RoboCop (also known as RoboCop: The Series), 1994
  • Miniseries
  • Lieutenant Hamilton Ten Eyck, Roots: The Next Generations, ABC, 1979
  • Herb Kleinfeld, The French Atlantic Affair, 1979
  • Freedom to Speak, 1982
  • Bratsie Bleeker, The Two Mrs. Grenvilles, NBC, 1987
  • Arthur Cane, Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (also known as Shadow on the Sun), CBS, 1988
  • Norman De Roin, Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase (also known as When Rabbit Howls), Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1990
  • Reverend Hoverstock, Perfect Murder, Perfect Town, CBS, 2000
  • Movies
  • The Day before Sunday, 1968
  • Teddy, the student addict, The Psychiatrist: God Bless the Children (also known as Children of the Lotus Eater), 1970
  • Justin Conway, A Howling in the Woods, 1971
  • Ernest Lincoln, Something Evil, CBS, 1972
  • Bill Lindsay, All Together Now, 1975
  • The Mr. and Mrs. Mysteries, 1976
  • Dan Corey, Corey: For the People, 1977
  • The Gift of the Magi, 1978
  • Richy, Happily Ever After (also known as Tonight's the Night), 1978
  • Dr. Max Westcott, Make Me an Offer, 1979
  • Alan Lenz, Someone's Killing the High Fashion Models (also known as She's Dressed to Kill and Someone's Killing the World's GreatestModels), 1979
  • Irving Thalberg, Moviola (also known as The Silent Lovers),1980
  • Herb Lewisohn, Skokie (also known as Once They Marched througha Thousand Towns), 1981
  • Dr. Paul Trenton, Killjoy (also known as Who Killed Joy Morgan?), 1981
  • Steve White, M.A.D.D.: Mothers against Drunk Drivers, 1982
  • I Take These Men, 1983
  • Allan Davis, The Love Boat: Who Killed Maxwell Thorn?, ABC, 1986
  • Harrison Fox, Jr., Still Crazy Like a Fox (also known as CrazyLike a Fox: The Movie), CBS, 1987
  • Jamie James, Liberace, NBC, 1988
  • Ben Worrall, In My Daughter's Name, CBS, 1992
  • A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle (also known as A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Famous Fatality), NBC, 1994
  • Fallen Angels, NBC, 1994
  • 919 Fifth Avenue (also known as Dominick Dunne's 919 Fifth Avenue), 1995
  • Darryl Zanuck, Norma Jean and Marilyn (also known as Norma Jean& Marilyn), HBO, 1996
  • Dr. Frank Corrigan, From the Files of Unsolved Mysteries: The Sleepwalker Killing (also known as Crimes of Passion: Sleepwalker and The Sleepwalker Killing), NBC, 1997
  • Also appeared in The Marriage Proposal.
  • Pilots
  • Lindy, The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1972
  • Specials
  • Host, Juilliard at 80 (also known as Juilliard at 80: Live fromLincoln Center), 1985
  • Carnegie Hall: The Grand Reopening, CBS, 1987
  • Host, "Rubinstein Remembered: A 100th Anniversary Tribute" (also known as"Rubinstein Remembered," American Masters, PBS, 1987
  • Johnny, Liza Minnelli in Sam Found Out: A Triple Play (also knownas Sam Found Out: A Triple Play), ABC, 1988
  • Moe Baumler, The American Clock (also known as Arthur Miller'sThe American Clock), 1993
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 37th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, 1985
  • The 40th Annual Tony Awards, 1986
  • Dewar's Performance Arts Awards, 1992
  • The 50th Annual Tony Awards, 1996
  • Other
  • Broadway, My Street, 1974
  • Stop the Presses, 1976
  • The Class of '65, 1977
  • Episodic
  • The CBS Repertory Workshop, CBS, 1965
  • Ironside, NBC, 1965
  • Dragnet, NBC, 1965
  • Paul Whidden, "The Grenade," Dragnet 1967, 1967
  • "The Deadly Past," The Virginian, NBC, 1967
  • Room 222, ABC, 1968
  • The Bold Ones, NBC, 1969
  • "We May Be Better Strangers," The Young Lawyers, ABC, 1970
  • The Storefront Lawyers (also known as Men at Law), CBS, 1970
  • Matt Lincoln, ABC, 1971
  • The Mod Squad, ABC, 1971
  • "Paper Badge," Nichols (also known as James Garner As Nichols), NBC, 1971
  • The Psychiatrist, NBC, 1971
  • Matt Bryan Jr., "You Certainly Are a Big Boy," The Mary Tyler Moore Show, CBS, 1972
  • Larry Bolinger, "A Deadly Quiet Town," Cannon, CBS, 1972
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1972
  • Hawaii Five-O, CBS, 1972
  • Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1975
  • Jack Dawes, "The Confetti People," Harry O, ABC, 1975
  • "The Dawson Marker," Barbary Coast, ABC, 1976
  • Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1976
  • Movin' On, NBC, 1976
  • "The Longest Drive: Parts 1 & 2," The Quest, NBC, 1976
  • "The Mugging," The Rookies, 1976
  • Richard Trask, "Hostage," Harry O, ABC, 1976
  • Major Dexter, "The Deadly Toys," Wonder Woman (also known as The New Adventures of Wonder Woman), ABC and CBS, 1977
  • Andrew Martin, "Hostages," Lou Grant, CBS, 1977
  • Hawaii Five-O, CBS, 1977
  • Fantasy Island, ABC, 1977
  • Walter J. Young, "Once a Con," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC,1977
  • Fantasy Island, ABC, 1978
  • "Family Reunion/Too Hot to Handle/Cinderella Story," The Love Boat, ABC, 1978
  • Jack, "Disco Baby/Alas, Poor Dwyer/After the War/Ticket to Ride/Itsy Bitsy: Parts 1 & 2," The Love Boat, ABC, 1979
  • Vega$, ABC, 1979
  • Quincy (also known as Quincy, M.E.), NBC, 1983
  • Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1983
  • The Paper Chase, Showtime, 1983
  • Lieutenant Commander Edwards, Emerald Point N.A.S., CBS, 1983 (three episodes)
  • Brent Moore, "Happy Days Are Here Again," Jake and the Fatman, 1987
  • Matthew, "Time in a Bottle," Highway to Heaven, 1988
  • Carl Benedict, "The Investigation: Parts 1 & 2," Matlock, 1988
  • Dr. Douglas Clark, "The Ambassador: Parts 1 & 2," Matlock, 1988
  • George Foster, "The Classic Murder," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992
  • Philip Hayson, "The Crucible," Frasier, NBC, 1993
  • Walter Alcott, "Thanksgiving," Party of Five, Fox, 1994
  • Thomas "Tommy" Taylor, "Murder Most Vial," Diagnosis Murder, CBS,1994
  • Mr. Bernstein, "Double Abandando," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994
  • Emmett Vale, "Metallo," Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois and Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1995
  • John Evansville, "The 37s," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 1995
  • Voice of Professor Peterson, "A Little Piece of Home," Superman, 1996
  • Peter Trent, "A Candidate for Murder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1996
  • Marcus, Early Edition, CBS, 1996
  • Dr. Kenner, pediatric surgeon, "Night Shift," ER, NBC, 1997
  • Walter Alcott, "Leap of Faith," Party of Five, Fox, 1997
  • Judge Joseph Papp, "Trench Work," The Practice, ABC, 1998
  • Judge Joseph Papp, "Swearing In," The Practice, ABC, 1998
  • Judge Joseph Papp, "Love & Honor," The Practice, ABC, 1998
  • Garwicz, "Family Values," Family Law, CBS, 2000
  • Judge Joseph Papp, "Chapter Thirteen," Boston Public, Fox, 2001
  • Senator Andy Ritter (D), "18th and Potomac," The West Wing, NBC, 2001
  • Linwood, "Quickening," Angel, The WB, 2001
  • Linwood, "Lullaby," Angel, The WB, 2001
  • Lindwood, "Dad," Angel, The WB, 2001
  • Also appeared in episodes of Police Woman, NBC, The Protectors, syndicated, and The Rookies, ABC.
  • Television Work
  • Specials
  • Director, "A Matter of Conscience" (also known as "Silent Witness"), CBS Schoolbreak Specials, CBS, 1989
  • Director, "Summer Stories: The Mall," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1992
  • Radio Appearances
  • Series
  • Host, AT&T Presents Carnegie Hall Tonight, WNCN, 1984-1986
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • With Funzone, recorded an album released by First Artists/Mercury, 1977.
  • Taped Readings
  • Blood Test by John Rubinstein, Bantam, 1990
  • Dragon by Clive Cussler, Bantam, 1990
  • Private Eyes by Jonathan Kellerman, Bantam, 1992
  • Be Strong for Me by Mark Adkins, Dove, 1997
  • The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky by Vaslav Nijinsky, NewStar, 1998
  • (With others) Shadows on the Hudson: Volume 1 by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Dove, 1998
  • Only Love by Joyce Kessel, 1998
  • Billy Straight by Jonathan Kellerman, Random Audio, 1999
  • "Goodbye, Columbus," Goodbye, Columbus and 5 Short Stories by Philip Roth, Dove, 1999
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Scores
  • Paddy (also known as Goodbye to the Hill), Allied Artists,1969
  • Jeremiah Johnson, Warner Bros., 1972
  • The Candidate, Warner Bros., 1972
  • (With Tim McIntire) Kid Blue, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973
  • (With McIntire) The Killer inside Me, Warner Bros., 1976
  • Television Theme Music
  • Series
  • Harry O, ABC, 1974-1976
  • Family, ABC, 1976-1980
  • The Fitzpatricks, CBS, 1977
  • The MacKenzies of Paradise Cove, ABC, 1979
  • Closing theme music, China Beach, ABC, 1988-1991
  • Robocop (also known as RoboCop: The Series), syndicated, 1994
  • Television Scores
  • Movies
  • All Together Now, 1975
  • Stalk the Wild Child, 1976
  • Stikin' Together (also known as Wonderland Cove), 1978
  • The New Maverick, 1978
  • Champions: A Love Story, 1979
  • To Race the Wind, 1979
  • The Ordeal of Patty Hearst, 1979
  • Amber Waves, 1980
  • Johnny Belinda, 1982
  • Secrets of a Mother and Daughter, 1983
  • Choices of the Heart, 1983
  • The Dollmaker, 1984
  • Conspiracy of Love, CBS, 1987
  • A Walton Wedding, CBS, 1995
  • Television Songs
  • Movies
  • All Together Now, 1975
  • Television Scores
  • Specials
  • "Emily, Emily," Hallmark Hall of Fame, 1977
  • "The Hollow Boy," American Playhouse, PBS, 1991
  • Other
  • The New Land, 1974
  • Also composer of scores for The Lazarus Syndrome and For Heaven's Sake.
  • Stage Musicals
  • Author of a stage musical based on the television movie The Orphan Train.
  • Stage Incidental Music
  • Fools, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1981

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • New York Times, July 30, 1985

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