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Ron Rifkin

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Public Theater and National Theatre One-Night Reading, 2017
Senator Bernard Sanders

2econd Stage Theatre Production, 2014
Isaac [Replacement]

Public Theater Production, 2012
Yevgeny Zunse

Original Broadway Production, 2000
Henry Dennett

Roundabout Revival, 1998
Herr Schultz

Broadway Revival, 1995
Mikhailo Aleksandrovich Rakitin

Phillip Gellburg

[New York]
Workshop, 1993
Dr. Tambourri


[Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1986

Arthur Korman

Ron Rifkin Movies

[ 1969 ] Sailor
The Devil's 8
[ 1969 ] Stewart Martin
Silent Running
[ 1972 ] Marty Barker
The Sunshine Boys
[ 1975 ] T.V. Floor Manager
Rabbit Test
[ 1978 ] Dr. Briscoe
The Big Fix
[ 1978 ] Randy
The Sting II
[ 1983 ] Eddie
[ 1984 ] George Tuskle
Husbands and Wives
[ 1992 ] Rain's Analyst
Manhattan Murder Mystery
[ 1993 ] Sy
[ 1994 ] Doctor
Last Summer in the Hamptons
[ 1995 ] Eli Garfield
I'm Not Rappaport
[ 1996 ] Feigenbaum
The Substance of Fire
[ 1996 ] Isaac Geldhart
L.A. Confidential
[ 1997 ] D.A. Ellis Loew
The Negotiator
[ 1998 ] Grant Frost
Boiler Room
[ 2000 ] Judge Marty Davis
Keeping the Faith
[ 2000 ] Larry Friedman
The Majestic
[ 2001 ] Kevin Bannerman
Sam the Man
[ 2001 ] Richard
[ 2002 ] Professor Tisch
Just a Kiss
[ 2002 ] Dr. Fauci
[ 2002 ] Charlie Dickinson
The Sum of All Fears
[ 2002 ] Secretary of State Owens
[ 2006 ] Dr. Waterson
Peep World
[ 2010 ] Henry Meyerwitz
The Words
[ 2012 ] Timothy Epstein
True Memoirs of an International Assassin
[ 2016 ] Amos
A Star Is Born
[ 2018 ] Carl
[ 2020 ] Josef
Funny Pages
[ 2022 ] Grandfather

Ron Rifkin TV Shows

Arvin Sloane
Brothers & Sisters
Saul Holden
Dr. Carl Vucelich
Father Creal, Father Creel
Law & Order
Alex Drakos, Phillip Nevins
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Marvin Exley
Dennis Finch
One Day at a Time
Nick Handris
The Outer Limits
Dr. Martin Nodel
The Rockford Files
Warren Weeks, Tom Robertson
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill
Ben Meyer

Ron Rifkin Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - The Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play, HAYES Production

Ron RifkinCamp David

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Featured Actor - Musical

Ron RifkinCabaret

Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Ron Rifkin, Cabaret

Helen Hayes Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production

Ron Rifkin3 Hotels

The Lortels - 1994 - Outstanding Lead Actor

Ron Rifkin, Three Hotels

Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Actor - Play

Ron Rifkin , Three Hotels

The Lortels - 1992 - Outstanding Lead Actor

Ron Rifkin, The Substance of Fire

Drama Desk Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Actor - Play

Ron Rifkin, The Substance of Fire

Ron Rifkin News

Unpack the Tony Awards History of the 2024 Nominated Revivals

The results of this season's Tony races are still up in the air, but many of this season's nominated revivals have been through awards season before. How did they fare? The past may not always be the best indicator of the future, but accolades of years past provide interesting insight nonetheless. Check out a complete list of who was nominated, in what categories, and most importantly... if they won!
In a Deconstructed and Immersive Production CABARET KIT KAT CLUB Opens in Brazil

In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920's draw to a close, a garish MC welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the Cabaret. With the Emcee's bawdy songs as wry commentary, Cabaret explores the dark, heady, and tumultuous life of Berlin's natives and expatriates as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich.
HIGH SCORE Achieves Worldwide Distribution and Makes Global Premiere

HIGH SCORE, an award-winning anti-racism social horror film, achieves worldwide distribution and makes its global premiere on January 6, 2024. The film showcases the power of cinema in addressing social issues and will be available to global audiences via Film Shortage.
SUPERYOU World Premiere Developmental Presentation to Take Place at Skylight Music Theatre in May

Skylight Music Theatre will produce the world premiere developmental production of the uplifting rock musical, SuperYou, by Lourds Lane, running May 26 – June 18, 2023.
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Producer Si Litvinoff Passes Away at 93

Si Litvinoff, the visionary producer whose foresight in cinema art led to perennial classics such as Stanley Kubrick's “A Clockwork Orange,” Nicolas Roeg's “Walkabout”, 'The Man Who Fell to Earth,' starring David Bowie, and more passed away peacefully on Monday, December 26, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. He was 93.    
The Name Droppers Will Hold Fundraiser 'Ukraine We Stand' at The Bijou Theater

Connecticut based Blues/Rock quartet, The Name Droppers, have a storied history. The Name Droppers were the backing band for legendary performer Charlie Karp who played with Buddy Miles.
Kennedy Caughell, Lana Gordon & More to Star in Industry Reading of SUPERYOU

Amas Musical Theatre in association with Melissa M Jones/All Awesome LLC, will present an industry reading of SuperYou, a new musical with book, lyrics, music and arrangements from the visionary mind of creator, Lourds Lane at Theatre Row – Theater 2 (410 West 42nd Street) on Thursday, April 21 at 3pm.
Carole Sylvan and The Name Droppers Come to The Triad Theater Next Month

Carole Sylvan is no stranger to the mainstream music scene, having scored a Billboard top 10 hit with her song “Just Doin' What We Love” in 2009, along with having performed with numerous A-list artists such as C&C Music Factory, Peabo Bryson, Toni Braxton and Lionel Richie, just to name a few.
Theater Stories: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, MRS. DOUBTFIRE & More About the Stephen Sondheim Theatre!

Today's Theater Stories features the Stephen Sondheim Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest-running show, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, the show currently inhabiting the theatre, Mrs. Doubtfire, and more!
Theater Stories: Parties With Cher, Dolly Parton & Diana Ross, The Long-Running CABARET Revival, and More About Studio 54!

This week's Theater Stories features Studio 54! Learn about the star-studded parties during the venue's nightclub days, with artists artists including Dolly Parton, Diana Ross, Liza Minnelli, and more; the long-running revival of Cabaret starring Alan Cumming and more!
HIGH SCORE Makes West Coast Premiere

Serena Ryen & Ethan Itzkow of Schmeh Films, the award-winning team behind the film “CASHED” (now streaming on Amazon Prime Video) are thrilled to announce their new anti-racism social horror film, HIGH SCORE, makes its West Coast premiere at the Oscar®-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival on Monday, November 16, 2020.
Geoff Josselson and Katja Zarolinski Have Launched JZ Casting

Casting Directors Geoff Josselson, C.S.A., and Katja Zarolinski, C.S.A., announced today the launch of JZ Casting, a New York-based casting office, with over 25 years of combined experience in the entertainment industry. Their new offices are located at 226 West 37th Street, Suite 604.
Photo Flash: Stars Align For Oscar Winner Joseph Feury's New Exhibit At The National Arts Club

Academy Award winning producer Joseph Feury may be best known for his work on groundbreaking films like “Down & Out in America”, “What Sex Am I?” “Nobody's Child,” and “Baghdad ER”, but in recent years he's turned his attention to the canvas. Michael Douglas, Elaine May, and Lee Grant are proud to present the first complete retrospective of his work, on display at The National Arts Club through October.
David Hyde Pierce To Attend CaringKind Gala

Tony Award winning actor David Hyde Pierce will join members of New York City's philanthropic, business, health care and Alzheimer's communities on Monday, June 3, 2019 at The Pierre, at the annual "Forget-Me-Not" Gala hosted by CaringKind, New York City's leading expert in Alzheimer's and dementia care for more than four decades. The event is expected to raise $1 million. The fundraiser will be chaired by Jeffrey N. Jones, CaringKind Board Member.
Personal Collection Of Tony Winner Ron Rifkin To Be Auctioned At Showplace NYC

On May 5th, Auctions at Showplace will present the first of two auctions featuring items from the collection of celebrated stage and screen actor, Ron Rifkin. A native New Yorker, Rifkin, has garnered acclaim for his work on and off Broadway including a 1998 Tony Award for his performance as Herr Schultz in the musical revival of Cabaret. His numerous movie credits include JFK, The Substance of Fire, and most recently the 2018 hit remake of A Star is Born. On TV, he is best known for his recurring role as Arvin Sloane opposite Jennifer Garner on the ABC series Alias, and as Saul Holden on the series Brothers and Sisters.
Tony-Winning Librettist Joseph Masteroff Passes Away at 98

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Joseph Masteroff, the Tony-winning librettist of the international musical classics, Cabaret and She Loves Me, died on September 28th 2018 at the Actors Fund Home in Engelwood, New Jersey. He was 98 years old.
Photo Coverage: An Upstandin' Lady Is She! CAROUSEL's Lindsay Mendez Celebrates New Sardi's Portrait

Lindsay Mendez is currently wowing audiences at the Imperial Theatre with her performance as Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel, and now she'll be turning heads on 44th Street as well. Just yesterday, the newly minted Tony winner received Broadway's second-highest honor- her own portrait at Sardi's. Check out photos from the unveiling ceremony below!
NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/5-4/1

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/5-4/1
Cast Announced For Development Reading Of KING OF THE JEWS

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), the longest consecutively producing theatre in the United States and the world's oldest continuously operating Yiddish theatre company, announced the stellar cast for its upcoming FREE developmental reading of King of the Jews on Monday, March 5th at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl. NY, NY 10280.
NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/19-3/18

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/19-3/18


How many Broadway shows has Ron Rifkin been in?

Ron Rifkin has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Ron Rifkin been in?

Ron Rifkin has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Ron Rifkin been nominated for?

Ron Rifkin has been nominated for several awards, including the Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play at the Helen Hayes Awards for "Camp David," Best Featured Actor - Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Cabaret," Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Cabaret," Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production at the Helen Hayes Awards for "3 Hotels," Outstanding Lead Actor at The Lortels for "Three Hotels," Outstanding Actor - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Three Hotels," Outstanding Lead Actor at The Lortels for "The Substance of Fire," and Outstanding Actor - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Substance of Fire."

What awards has Ron Rifkin won?

Ron Rifkin has won several awards for his performances, including the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Cabaret, the Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in Three Hotels and The Substance of Fire, and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for The Substance of Fire.

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