Armin Shimerman Biography (1949-)

Born November 5, 1949, in Lakewood, NJ; son of Herbert (a house painter) andSusan (an accountant) Shimerman; married Kitty Swink (an actress), May, 1981.Addresses: Agent: Stone Manners Agency, 8436 West Third St., Suite 740, Los Angeles, CA 90048; Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
November 5, 1949
Lakewood, New Jersey, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Quark, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as Deep Space Nine, DS9, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1993-1999
  • Principal R. Snyder, a recurring role, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 1997-1999
  • Voice of General Skarr and others, The Grim Adventures of Billy &Mandy (animated; also known as Grim & Evil), Cartoon Network,2001-
  • Edmund Graves, Girls Club, Fox, 2002
  • Movies
  • Major Logan, Women at West Point, 1979
  • Mr. Taverner, Baby Girl Scott, CBS, 1987
  • Tricks of the Trade, CBS, 1988
  • Plahte, She Knows Too Much, NBC, 1989
  • Eric Weston (some sources cite role of Rick), Miracle Landing, CBS, 1990
  • Dr. Mort Seger, Slaughter of the Innocents, HBO, 1994
  • Maitre d', Looking for Lola, Showtime, 1998
  • Thornfield, Real Story, 1998
  • (Uncredited) Prison psychiatrist, Just Ask My Children, Lifetime,2001
  • Specials
  • The Science of Star Trek, PBS, 1995
  • The Lost World, Sci-Fi Channel, 1998
  • General Skarr, Evil Con Carne, Cartoon Network, 2000
  • Himself, Spotlight on Armin Shimerman and Kitty Swink, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Phone man, "Heat Rash," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982
  • Lester Bartholomew, "Lofty Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1984
  • Man at auction, "Kiss the Grill Goodbye," Alice, CBS, 1984
  • Herb, I Had Three Wives, CBS, 1985
  • Mr. Smith, "Out of the Fire...," The Facts of Life, NBC, 1985
  • "Beans," Mary, CBS, 1986
  • Letek, "The Last Outpost," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as The Next Generation and Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1987
  • Malcolm Dench, "Hammeroid," Sledge Hammer!, ABC, 1987
  • Treasurer, "The Pinnacle," Crime Story, NBC, 1987
  • Pascal, "Dead of Winter," Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1988
  • Pascal, "Remember Love," Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1988
  • Pascal, "To Reign in Hell," Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1988
  • DaiMon Bractor, "Peak Performance," Star Trek: The Next Generation(also known as The Next Generation and Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1989
  • Dr. Wexler, "Nightmare in Apartment One," Hooperman, ABC, 1989
  • (Uncredited) Letek (in archive footage), "Shades of Gray," Star Trek:The Next Generation (also known as The Next Generation and StarTrek: TNG), syndicated, 1989
  • Pascal, "The Rest Is Silence," Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1989
  • Timothy Wiseboro, "Consumed Innocent," L.A. Law, NBC, 1989
  • Wedding gift box, "Haven," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as The Next Generation and Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1989
  • Cyril Roman, "Gimme, Gimme," Alien Nation, Fox, 1990
  • Mr. Anderson, "Temper, Temper," Babes, Fox, 1990
  • Mr. Warner, "Road Scholar," Who's the Boss, ABC, 1990
  • Stinky, "Cub Scouts and Horses & Whiskers on Kittens," Good Grief, Fox, 1990
  • Cousin Bernard, "Get a Job," Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1991
  • Mr. Johnson, Drexell's Class, Fox, 1991
  • Mr. Lovejoy, "Buck the Stud," Married ... with Children, Fox, 1991
  • Cousin Bernard, "Great Expectations," Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1992
  • Cousin Bernard, "Rainy Day," Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1992
  • Cousin Bernard, "Where Have You Gone, Jackie Robinson?," Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1992
  • Victor Sofransky, "Mob Psychology," Civil Wars, ABC, 1992
  • Great Scott!, Fox, 1992
  • Ernest "Ernie" Frye, "Tunnel of Love," L.A. Law, NBC, 1994
  • Quark, "Firstborn," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known asThe Next Generation and Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1994
  • Quark, "Caretaker: Part 1," Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 1995
  • Stan the caddy, "The Caddy," Seinfeld, NBC, 1995
  • Legend, UPN, 1995
  • Henry Munroe, "Jehovah and Son, Inc.," The Lazarus Man, 1996
  • Quark, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1996
  • Anteaus, "The Nox," Stargate SG-1, Showtime and syndicated, 1997
  • Himself, Space Cadets, 1997
  • Judge Garth Moskin, "Pursuit of Dignity," The Practice, ABC, 1997
  • Judge Walworth, "Boy to the World," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1997
  • Herb Rossov, "Far beyond the Stars," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as Deep Space Nine, DS9, and Star Trek: DS9),syndicated, 1998
  • (Uncredited) Shape-shifting guard, "Genesis," Sliders, Sci-Fi Channel, 1998
  • Daniel Darius, "Sammo Blammo," Martial Law, CBS, 1999
  • Voice of Ben Robbins, "Otto 3000," Rocket Power (animated), Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Principal Snyder, "Restless," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also knownas Buffy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 2000
  • The terror, "The Terror," The Tick, Fox, 2000
  • Voice of shopkeeper, "Rocket Repairs," Rocket Power (animated), Nickelodeon, 2000
  • Anthony Cara, "The Undertow," Judging Amy, CBS, 2001
  • Himself, "Star Trek Edition," Weakest Link, NBC and PAX TV, 2001
  • Dr. Oliver, "Nocturne," The Agency, CBS, 2001
  • Judge Elliot Smitrovich, "The Men from the Boys," The Guardian, CBS, 2001
  • Robert Udelwitz, "The Appraisal," Citizen Baines, CBS, 2001
  • Tommy Walker/Augustin Gaither, "Exposed," The Invisible Man, Sci-Fi Channel, 2001
  • Tommy Walker/Augustin Gaither, "Insensate," The Invisible Man, Sci-Fi Channel, 2001
  • Tommy Walker/Augustin Gaither, "The Three Phases of Clare," The Invisible Man, Sci-Fi Channel, 2001
  • Dr. O'Neill, "Lonely Hearts," For the People, Lifetime, 2002
  • Dr. O'Neill, "Our Own," For the People, Lifetime, 2002
  • Judge Semel, "Chapter Forty-Four," Boston Public, Fox, 2002
  • Richard III, "Posse Comitatus," The West Wing, NBC, 2002
  • Wizard, "We're Off to See the Wizard," Charmed, The WB, 2002
  • Appeared as Professor Conrad Haglar in "Home Is Where the Heist Is," an unaired episode of Thieves, ABC.
  • Pilots
  • Charles Medwick, Bulba, ABC, 1981
  • Dental examiner, The Four Seasons, 1984
  • Mersky, Cop Rock, ABC, 1990
  • Quark, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine--Emissary, syndicated, 1993
  • Quark, Star Trek: Voyager--Caretaker (also known as Caretaker), UPN, 1995
  • Film Appearances
  • Eulogy audience member, Stardust Memories, United Artists, 1980
  • Interrogation sergeant, The Hitcher, TriStar, 1986
  • Stoogemania, Atlantic, 1986
  • French waiter, Blind Date (also known as Blake Edwards' Blind Date), TriStar, 1987
  • Mortician, Gangland (also known as Verne Miller and TheVerne Miller Story), Alive, 1987
  • Trigger's dad, Like Father, Like Son, TriStar, 1987
  • Boggs, Dangerous Curves, Paramount, 1988
  • Dr. Oberlander, Big Man on Campus (also known as The HunchbackHairball of L.A.), Vestron Video, 1989
  • Dr. Gottesman, Death Warrant, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists,1990
  • Contest judge, And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird (also knownas Robodad), Vidmark Entertainment, 1991
  • Weezil, Arena, Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 1991
  • (Uncredited) Security guard, The Shadow, Universal, 1994
  • District attorney Van Horn, Dream Man, Republic, 1995
  • Judge Arthur Younger, Eye for an Eye, Paramount, 1996
  • Donuts, 1998
  • Detective Blank, The Auteur Theory, RGH/Lions Share Pictures, 1999
  • Conrad, Breathing Hard, Sparkhill Production, 2000
  • The Whizzit, Who Slew Simon Thaddeus Mulberry Pew (short film), Image Entertainment, 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • Understudy for the roles of Filch, Ned, and others, Threepenny Opera, New York Shakespeare Festival, Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • Brankov, Silk Stockings, Equity Liberty Theatre, New York City, 1977
  • Threepenny Opera, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1977
  • Baudricourt's steward, Warwick's page, and member of ensemble, Saint John, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1977-1978
  • Dolph, Broadway, Wilbur Theatre, Boston, MA, 1978
  • Mr. Thorkelson, I Remember Mama, Majestic Theatre, New York City,1979
  • Makassar Reef, Act: A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1979
  • Stepan, When the War Was Over, Impossible Ragtime Theatre, 1980
  • Bix, Hoagy, Bix, and Wolfgang Beethoven Bunkhaus, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis, IN, 1981
  • Principally Pinter/Slightly Satie, The Colonnades, 1981
  • Duke of York, Richard II, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum,Los Angeles, 1991
  • Radio Appearances
  • Episodic
  • "Incident at Vichy," The Play's the Thing, Los Angeles Theatre Works, 2002
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Himself, Journey's End--The Saga of Star Trek: The Next Generation(documentary), Paramount, 1995
  • Video Games
  • Voice of Quark (from archive footage), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion (also known as Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Episode Guide), Imergy/Simon & Schuster Interactive, 1999
  • Voice of Quark, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine--The Fallen, CollectiveStudios, 2000
  • Audio Books
  • Narrator, Legends of the Ferengi, Simon & Schuster, 1997
  • Narrator (with David R. George III), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; The 34th Rule, 1999
  • WRITINGS
  • Novels
  • (With David R. George III) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; The 34th Rule, 1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People Weekly, April 10, 1995, pp. 109-10
    • Sci-Fi TV, February, 1999
    • Stargate Solutions, May, 2003
    • Starlog, May, 1993; October, 1996
    • TV Zone Special, July, 1999, pp. 22-27

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