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Irving "Sully" Boyar (December 14, 1924 – March 23, 2001) was an American actor of Russian-Jewish descent.
|Born||December 14, 1924|
|Died||March 23, 2001 (aged 76)|
Queens, New York, U.S.
Boyar was one of seven children, some of whom grew up to become lawyers and businessmen. He also worked as a lawyer before turning to acting. He had a twin brother named Samuel.
A life member of the Actors Studio, he worked with Al Pacino in Dog Day Afternoon (1975) as the bank manager Mulvaney. His many other film credits included The Panic in Needle Park (1971), The King of Marvin Gardens (1972), The Gambler (1974), Car Wash (1976), The Deadliest Season (1977), Oliver's Story (1978), Night of the Juggler (1980), The Jazz Singer (1980), Fort Apache, The Bronx (1981), The Entity (1982), Too Scared to Scream (1985), Prizzi's Honor (1985), Best Seller (1987), The Lemon Sisters (1989), Betsy's Wedding (1990), In the Soup (1992), and Just the Ticket (1999). He was also a theater actor.
On television, he regularly appeared in the first 4 seasons of Law & Order, mostly in a cameo role as an arraignment judge. He also guest starred on The Sopranos, in 2001, playing Dr. Krakower, a psychiatrist consulting with Carmela Soprano. The episode aired 16 days after Boyar's death.
On March 23, 2001, while waiting for a city bus in Queens, New York, Sully Boyar died of a heart attack at 76.
|1969||Me and My Brother|
|1971||The Panic in Needle Park||Doctor|
|1971||Made for Each Other||Psychiatrist|
|1971||The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight||Bald Bartender||Uncredited|
|1972||Last of the Red Hot Lovers||Man #1 Coffee Shop|
|1972||The King of Marvin Gardens||Lebowitz|
|1972||Up the Sandbox||Fat Man||Uncredited|
|1974||The Gambler||Uncle Hy|
|1975||Dog Day Afternoon||Mulvaney, Bank's manager|
|1976||Car Wash||Leon 'Mr. B' Barrow|
|1977||The Deadliest Season||Tom Feeney|
|1978||Smokey and the Good Time Outlaws|
|1978||Oliver's Story||Mr. Gentilano|
|1980||Night of the Juggler||Larry the Dog Catcher|
|1980||The Kidnapping of the President||FBI Chief|
|1980||The Jazz Singer||Eddie Gibbs|
|1981||Fort Apache, The Bronx||Dugan|
|1982||The Entity||Mr. Reisz|
|1983||The American Snitch||Pommeranz|
|1985||Too Scared to Scream||Sydney Blume|
|1985||Prizzi's Honor||Casco Vascone|
|1986||The Manhattan Project||Night Guard|
|1989||The Lemon Sisters||Baxter O'Neil|
|1990||Betsy's Wedding||Morris (Lola's Dad)|
|1992||In the Soup||Old Man|
|1994||Somebody to Love||Porno Theatre Owner|
|1999||Just the Ticket||Uncle Tony|
|2004||Delivery Method||(final film role)|
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