Larry Pine

Larry Pine (born March 3, 1945) is an American actor.

Larry Pine
Larry Pine 2016.jpg
Pine in 2016
Born (1945-03-03) March 3, 1945 (age 75)
Years active1968–present
Margaret Rachlin
(m. 1969)

A veteran of the Broadway stage, he began his career playing the role of Fop in the 1968 production of Cyrano de Bergerac. He has since starred in film and television, with recurring roles in television in As the World Turns, One Life to Live, All My Children, Hostages, House of Cards, Succession. He has also appeared in films such as Vanya on 42nd Street (1994) for which he was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, Tim Robbins's Dead Man Walking (1995), Before and After (1996), Maid in Manhattan (2002), Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda (2004), and Wes Anderson's The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014).


Pine began his professional acting career Off-Broadway, then in 1968 appeared as Fop in Cyrano de Bergerac at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.[1] A founding member of the avant-garde theater company the Manhattan Project, he appeared in its 1968 production of Alice in Wonderland, directed by Andre Gregory.[2]

In 1978, he made his film debut in James Ivory's Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures,[3] which was made for television but later released theatrically.[citation needed] Since then, he has performed in Louis Malle's Vanya on 42nd Street[4] and Woody Allen's Celebrity, Small Time Crooks,[5] and Melinda and Melinda,[6] among other films. Pine appears in the book Are You Dave Gorman? as the first actor the writer encounters to have played a fictional Dave Gorman (in The Ice Storm).[7] In both The Royal Tenenbaums and The Door in the Floor, he appears as a Charlie Rose-type interviewer, conducting a one-on-one interview in a dark studio.[8] From 1997 to 1999, Pine portrayed Barry Shire #1 on All My Children.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

Pine was born in Tucson, Arizona. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Texas,[10] and went on to graduate from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1968 with a Master of Fine Arts degree.[11] Since 1969, he has been married to composer and sound designer Margaret Pine (née Rachlin). The couple have one son, Jacob Pine (born 1972).



Year Title Role Director Notes
1982 I, the Jury Movie Director Richard T. Heffron
1982 Hanky Panky Interrogator Sidney Poitier
1982 Q The Professor Larry Cohen
1982 MysteryDisc: Murder, Anyone? Tom Reardon Philip S. Goodman Video
1982 Alone in the Dark Dr. Harry Merton Jack Sholder
1988 Plain Clothes Dave Hechtor Martha Coolidge
1989 The Dream Team Canning Howard Zieff
1994 Vanya on 42nd Street Dr. Mikhail Astrov Louis Malle
1995 Dead Man Walking Guy Gilardi Tim Robbins
1996 Como Nascem os Anjos (How Angels Are Born) William Murilo Salles
1996 Before and After Dr. Tom McAnally Barbet Schroeder
1997 Sunday Ben Vesey Jonathan Nossiter
1997 The Ice Storm Dave Gorman Ang Lee
1997 Addicted to Love Street Comic Griffin Dunne
1997 Academy Boyz Ramsey Glover Dennis Cooper
1998 Jaded Judge Hayfield Caryn Krooth
1998 Celebrity Philip Datloff Woody Allen
1999 Suits Peter Haverford Eric Weber
1999 Let It Snow Wendell Milson Adam Marcus
1999 A Stranger in the Kingdom Edward Kinneson Jay Craven
2000 Small Time Crooks Charles Bailey Woody Allen
2001 The Royal Tenenbaums Peter Bradley Wes Anderson
2001 The Shipping News Bayonet Melville Lasse Hallström
2002 Maid in Manhattan Mr. Lefferts Wayne Wang
2003 Particles of Truth Mr. Wiley Jennifer Elster
2004 The Clearing Tom Finch Pieter Jan Brugge
2004 Melinda and Melinda Max Woody Allen
2004 The Door in the Floor Interviewer Tod Williams
2006 Islander Old Man Cole Ian McCrudden
2008 Killing Kasztner Rudolf Kasztner Gaylen Ross
2009 Chasing the Green Frank Daniels Russ Emanuel
2009 2B Bilko Johnson Richard Kroehling
2009 The Good Heart Laugh Therapist Dagur Kári
2012 Broadway's Finest A. K. Lipson Stephen Marro
2012 Arbitrage Jeffrey Greenberg Nicholas Jarecki
2012 See Girl Run Bob Barrister Nate Meyer
2012 Moonrise Kingdom Mr. Howard Billingsley Wes Anderson
2013 Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian Karl Menninger Arnaud Desplechin
2013 A Master Builder Dr. Ejlert Herdal Jonathan Demme
2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel Mr. Mosher Wes Anderson
2014 The Longest Week Narrator (voice) Peter Glanz
2017 Freak Show William Trudie Styler
2018 Beirut Frank Whalen Brad Anderson
2018 An Actor Prepares Jack Dorner Steve Clark
TBA Still Here   Jeffrey Hoffman Vlad Feier Post-Production
  Denotes films that have not yet been released


Year Title Role Notes
1978 Hullabaloo Over Georgie
and Bonnie's Pictures
Clark Haven Television film
1986 As the World Turns Tad Channing 4 episodes
1986 Tales from the Darkside Uncle Richard Episode: "The Geezenstacks"
1987 ABC Afterschool Special Elmo Grady Episode: "Read Between the Lines"
1988 Miami Vice Tom Pierce Episode: "Vote of Confidence"
1988–1992 One Life to Live Roger Gordon Unknown episodes
1989 The Justice Game Wendell Fergusson 3 episodes
1991 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Bennett Casey Episode: "Here's How to Break the Other Leg"
1994 Law & Order Edward St. John Episode: "Scoundrels"
1994 The Adventures of Pete & Pete Dr. Burt Looper Episode: "The Call"
1997–1999 All My Children Barry Shire #1 6 episodes
1998 A Will of Their Own Charles Steward Miniseries; 2 episodes
1998 New York Undercover Leonard Episode: "Spare Parts"
1999 Law & Order Dr. Jacob Weiss Episode: "Harm"
1999–2003 Oz Arnie Zelman 8 episodes
2001 The $treet Sam Gibson Episode: "Past Performance"
2001 100 Centre Street Warren Bennington Episode: "Daughters"
2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Bingham Post Episode: "Consumed"
2004–2005 Gilmore Girls Simon McLane 2 episodes
2005 Empire Falls Otto Mayer Miniseries; 2 episodes
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Attorney Van Allen Episode: "Clock"
2008 Canterbury's Law Wallace Warren Episode: "What Goes Around"
2011 Person of Interest Wernick Episode: "Foe"
2011–2012 Homeland Richard Halsted 2 episodes
2012 Blue Bloods NYPD Chief Surgeon Episode: "Mother's Day"
2013 The Good Wife Paul Lampard Episode: "The Seven Day Rule"
2013–2014 Hostages Burton Delaney 10 episodes
2013–2017 House of Cards Bob Birch 23 episodes
2014 Unforgettable Stanton Ward Episode: "Til Death"
2015 Madam Secretary Sean Williams Episode: "Catch and Release"
2015 Chicago Med Tom Donovan Episode: "iNO"
2017–2018 Gotham Mayor Burke 3 episodes
2018–2019 Succession Sandy Furness 5 episodes


Year Title Role Notes
1968 Cyrano de Bergerac Fop Vivian Beaumont Theater, Broadway
1976 Jinxs Bridge Elmo Drake The Public Theater, Off-Broadway
1977–78 The Mandrake Brother Timothy The Public Theater, Off-Broadway
1983 Private Lives Victor Prynne Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, Broadway
1984 End of the World Ensemble Music Box Theatre, Broadway
1985 A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Bri / Freddie Longacre Theatre, Broadway
1993–94 Angels in America Roy Cohn Walter Kerr Theatre, Broadway
1996 Bus Stop Virgil Blessing Circle in the Square Theatre, Broadway
2003 The Women of Lockerbie Bill Livingston The New Group, Off-Broadway
2006 Stuff Happens Donald Rumsfeld The Public Theater, Off-Broadway
2007 Secret Order Robert Brock Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Off-Broadway
2009 The Royal Family Gilbert Marshall Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, Broadway
The Shanghai Gesture Sir Guy Charteris Julia Miles Theater, Off-Broadway
2014 Casa Valentina The Judge / Amy Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, Broadway
Billy & Ray Raymond Chandler Vineyard Theatre, Off-Broadway
A Public Reading of an Unproduced
Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney
Walt Disney Soho Repertory Theater, Off-Broadway,
2016 Buried Child Father Dewis The New Group, Off-Broadway
2017 Evening at the Talk House Tom The New Group, Off-Broadway

Awards and NominationsEdit

Year Award Category Title Result
1995 Independent Spirit Award Best Supporting Male Vanya on 42nd Street Nominated
2001 Joe A. Callaway Award N/A The Seagull Won
2014 Obie Award Performance A Public Reading of an Unproduced
Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney


  1. ^ John Del Signore (May 28, 2013). "Actor Larry Pine Talks Walt Disney, Wallace Shawn, Lemmings". Gothamist. Archived from the original on February 25, 2018. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  2. ^ "Who's Alice: An Evening with Kate Burton, David Del Tredici, Larry Pine, Monica Edinger, and Robert Sabuda". Alice 150.
  3. ^ "Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures". TCM.
  4. ^ Janet Maslin. "Film Review: Vanya on 42d Street; Spare Chekhov Begins Sneakily". The New York Times.
  5. ^ "Small Time Crooks Official Trailer". TV Guide.
  6. ^ Stephen Hunter (March 23, 2005). "'Melinda and Melinda': A Tragedy, a Comedy, a Mess". Washington Post.
  7. ^ "Larry Pine Net Worth". Net Worth Post.
  8. ^ Hannah Ongley (November 22, 2017). "this scene from the royal tenenbaums is going viral in light of charlie rose". i-D Vice.
  9. ^ "Larry Pine". TCM.
  10. ^ "Larry Pine Biography – Movies & TV". The New York Times. Retrieved February 3, 2016.
  11. ^ "Select Alumni Bios". Tisch School of the Arts. New York University. Retrieved February 3, 2016.

Further readingEdit

  • Manhattan Project. Alice in Wonderland: The Forming of a Company and the Making of a Play, New York: Merlin House (1973).

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