Ronald Guttman

Ronald Guttman (born 12 August 1952) is a Belgian actor, theatrical producer and film producer.[1][2][3]

Ronald Guttman
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Guttman in 2019
Born (1952-08-12) 12 August 1952 (age 69)
OccupationActor, producer
Years active1975-present
Websitehighbrow.net

Guttman was born in Uccle. He started appearing in French language productions in Europe in 1975, appearing in his first English-language film, Hanna K., in 1983.

Guttman continues to work in both Europe and North America, predominantly in television, including Lost, Lipstick Jungle, Heroes, The West Wing, Mad Men and Hunters. He had a recurring role as Alexander Cambias, Sr. on the daytime soap opera All My Children (20 episodes over 18 years) and spots on three series in the Law & Order franchise: Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.[4] In 2021, he had a recurring role as French gangster Jean Jehan in the Epix drama series Godfather of Harlem.[5]

Guttman's performances also include numerous Off-Broadway productions, including The Fifth Column, a play by Ernest Hemingway;[6] the title role in Dennis McIntyre's Modigliani at Jewish Repertory Theatre;[7] and the original production in 1986 of Tina Howe's Coastal Disturbances..[8]

His movie roles include The Hunt For Red October, On the Basis of Sex, The Tollbooth, 27 Dresses, The Guru and August Rush.[9]

His company, Highbrow Entertainment, has produced stage and film projects including The Tollbooth, Masked, The Fifth Column, DAI and New York Street Games.[10]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1975 Le Renard à l'anneau d'or Jean-Paul Lucassen TV series
1979 Le Tiercé de Jack André TV
1982 Le Rêve d'Icare Jeffry TV
1983 Deux amies d'enfance TV miniseries
Danton Herman
Hanna K. Prison Director
1986 Classified Love Giancarlo TV
1987 The Squeeze Rigaud
1988 Gros coeurs Franulovic
Steal the Sky Mohammed Khader TV
Little Nikita Spessky a.k.a. The Sleepers
As the World Turns Franco Visconti TV
1989 La Danse du scorpion Edouard de Vito TV
aka Frame Up Blues
Her Alibi 'Lucy' Comanescu
Deux Laurent a.k.a. Two
Jeniec Europy Gen. Gougaud a.k.a. The Hostage of Europe
La Révolution française Herman TV (segment "Années terribles, Les")
aka The French Revolution
1990 The Hunt for Red October Lieutenant Melekhin, Engineer on Red October
Avalon Simka
Green Card Anton
1991 Looping Gianni Fabercini
Transit
L'Amérique en otage Hossein TV
aka Iran: Days of Crisis
1992 Beverly Hills, 90210 Mr. Kluklinski TV (Episode: "Fire and Ice")
Notorious TV
Wings Peter Swinden TV (Episode: "As Fate Would Have It")
Civil Wars Helmut Bloch TV (Episode: "Oboe Phobia")
Le JAP, juge d'application des peines William Cachan TV
Episode: "Les dangers de la liberté"
1993 Navarro Golden TV
Episode: "L'honneur de Navarro"
And the Band Played On Dr. Jean-Claude Chermann TV
Josh and S.A.M. Jean-Pierre LaTorette
1994 Loin des barbares Vincent a.k.a. Far From the Barbarians
Murder, She Wrote Byron Tokofsky TV
Episode: "A Murderous Muse"
Les Patriotes Employee NSA a.k.a. The Patriots
Target of Suspicion Charles TV
M.A.N.T.I.S. Kalashko TV
Episode: "Cease Fire"
1995 Comfortably Numb Rappale
Star Trek: Voyager Gathra 'Gath' Laban TV
Episode: "Prime Factors"
V'la l'cinéma ou le roman de Charles Pathé George Eastman TV
aka The Life of Charles Pathé
1996 The Beast Dr. Herbert Talley TV
The Pillow Book Calligrapher
On Seventh Avenue Norman Ross TV
1997 Lena's Dreams Bob
On the Edge of Innocence Mr. Joseph Tyler TV
1998 Alptraum im Airport Sullivan TV
aka Midnight Flight (UK)
Nestor Burma Le Manessier TV
Episode: "Mise à prix pour Nestor Burma"
1999 Suits Barry Hoffman
Just the Ticket Gerrard, Culinary Director
Recto/Verso Parker
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Gallery Owner TV
Episode: "Payback"
Now and Again Curator TV
Episode: "Pulp Turkey"
2000 Woman Found Dead in Elevator Menacing Man
The Girl Bartender
Law & Order Carl Reger, Assistant Italian Consul & Farber TV
Episodes: "Everybody's Favorite Bagman" (1990, Farber), "Blood Money" (1999, Assistant Italian Consul), and "Dissonance" (2000, Carl Reger)
2001 The Believer Danny's Father
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Belgian Diplomat TV
Episode: "Smothered"
2002 Papillons de nuit
Third Watch Dominic Robert & Atty. Andrei Resnick TV
Episodes: "Ohio" (2000, Dominic Robert), "Two Hundred and Thirty-Three Days", "The Greater Good" (2002, Atty. Andrei Resnick)
The Guru Edwin, Lexi's Dad
Benjamin Franklin Le Comte de Vergennes TV miniseries
2003 The Lucky Ones Father
2003–2009 All My Children Alexander Cambias TV
Unknown episodes
2004 Sex and the City Andre DiBiachi TV
Episode: "Splat!"
Messengers Radu, the Romanian Hypnotist
The Tollbooth Isaac Cohen Producer
2005 Indiscretion (101) The Man
Starved Charles TV
Episodes: "Viva La Cucaracha", "Please Release Me", and "Let Me Go"
Mrs. Harris Henri TV
2006 The West Wing Franz - German Ambassador TV
Episode: "Internal Displacement"
Lost Angelo TV
Episode: "The Hunting Party"
Mentor Interviewer
Six Degrees Charles TV
Episode: "Pilot"
Delirious Restaurant Manager Uncredited
2007 Lost Signs Professeur Roger/Gaston Denis TV miniseries
Side Order of Life Dr. Pranger TV
Episode: "Separation Anxiety"
If I Didn't Care Ayad a.k.a. Blue Blood
August Rush Professor
2008 The Dueling Accountant Shandor
27 Dresses Antoine
Lipstick Jungle Diego Cantero TV
"Chapter Five: Dressed to Kill" and "Chapter Six: Take the High Road"
The Edge of Town Taxi Manager
Heroes Dr. Zimmerman TV
Episodes: "Chapter Three: One of Us, One of Them" and "Chapter Four: I Am Become Death"
The Funeral Party Rabbi Menashe
2009 Tickling Leo Robert Pikler Producer
2010 13 Joe Grubber
Blue Bloods Claudio Calso TV
Episode: "Privilege"
New York Street Games Documentary
Producer
2012 Mad Men Émile Calvet TV
Episode: "At the Codfish Ball"
30 Beats Executive Producer
Je fais feu de tout bois Co-Producer
2013 Elementary Mr.Mueller/Elliot Honeycutt TV
Episode: "We Are Everyone"
The Good Wife Judge Antoine Villapique TV
Episode: "Je Ne Sais What?"
Welcome to the Punch Co-Executive Producer
2014 Welcome to New York Roullot
Madam Secretary Klaus Von Muhlberg TV Episode: "Need to Know"
2015 Nina Henri Edwards
The Rendezvous
Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice Documentary (American Masters)
Co-Executive Producer
2017 Preacher Denis TV
10 episodes
Bull Marcus Clayton TV
Episode: "School for Scandal"
2018 Black Earth Rising Jacques Antoine Barre TV
3 episodes
On the Basis of Sex Gerald Gunther
2019 Long Time No See Michel
2020 Hunters Moritz Ehrlich TV
4 episodes
Sister of the Groom Philibert
What Breaks the Ice Executive Producer
2020-2021 Group Web series
13 episodes
Executive Producer
2021 Either Side of Midnight Konstantin
Godfather of Harlem Jean Jehan TV
4 episodes

Stage appearancesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Fifth Column Max
2014 Bauer Rudolf Bauer Production at San Francisco Playhouse

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The New York Times
  2. ^ The New York Times
  3. ^ The New York Times
  4. ^ "Ronald Guttman". IMDb. Retrieved 3 July 2021.
  5. ^ Del Rosario, Alexandra (17 March 2021). "'Godfather Of Harlem': Justin Bartha, Annabella Sciorra & Ronald Guttman To Recur In Season 2". Deadline. Retrieved 3 July 2021.
  6. ^ Hampton, Wilborn (18 May 2008). "Who Does This Playwright Think He Is? Hemingway?". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 28 August 2020.
  7. ^ Gussow, Mel (1 May 1991). "Theater in Review". The New York Times. Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  8. ^ "Ronald Guttman". The Internet Off-Broadway Database. Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  9. ^ "Ronald Guttman". IMDb. Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  10. ^ Scheib, Ronnie (4 November 2004). "Tollbooth". Variety. Retrieved 28 August 2020.

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