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Richard Portnow

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Richard Portnow (born January 26, 1947) is a prolific American character actor who played Howard Stern's father, Ben in the movie Private Parts. He has appeared on The Sopranos and many other films, video games, and television shows such as Hannah Montana and Boston Legal.

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Jan 26, 1947 In Brooklyn - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer 1983-10-15
Latest Project:
Movie Roe v. Wade 2021-04-02
Known For
Poster of Parallel
Poster of Nanny Cam
Poster of The Ghost of Spoon River
Poster of Fallen Arches
Movie Roe v. Wade Justice William Douglas 2021-04-02
Movie Frank and Ava Walter Winchell 2020-12-07
Movie Andover Shamus Trout 2018-05-04
Movie Café Society Walt 2016-05-11
Series Timeless Mayor William Hale Thompson 2016-10-03
Movie Trumbo Louis B. Mayer 2015-10-27
Movie Parallel Stewart 2015-02-10
Movie This Last Lonely Place Jason Pure 2014-04-26
Movie Nanny Cam Detective Jones 2014-12-28
Movie Oldboy Bernie Sharkey 2013-11-14
Movie In the Dark Detective Archer 2013-01-12
Movie Underdogs John Handon II 2013-08-16
Movie Imaginary Friend Dan 2012-06-02
Movie Hitchcock Barney Balaban 2012-11-22
Movie 2 Jacks Lorenzo 2012-08-23
Series Grimm Daniel Troyer 2011-10-28
Movie The Christmas Pageant Leo Brenner 2011-12-11
Series Outlaw Sen. Sidney Vidalin 2010-09-14
Movie Killer by Nature Walter 2010-01-01
Series How to Make It in America Unknown 2010-02-14
Movie The Wish List Lenny 2010-07-19
Movie Under New Management Carmello Conforte 2009-01-01
Series Parks and Recreation Mitch Savner 2009-04-09
Series Castle Milt Boyle 2009-03-09
Movie Life Is Hot in Cracktown Guy from 4 K 2009-06-26
Movie Law Abiding Citizen Bill Reynolds 2009-10-15
Movie Tinker Bell Minister of Autumn (voice) 2008-09-11
Movie The Minis Jack 2008-01-01
Movie Good Time Max Head Administrator 2008-10-28
Series The Mentalist Phil 2008-09-23
Movie The Spirit Donenfeld 2008-12-25
Movie The Indian Elliot 2007-01-01
Series Dirt Unknown 2007-01-02
Movie Perfect Stranger Narron 2007-04-11
Movie Find Me Guilty Max Novardis 2006-03-16
Series Hannah Montana Marty Kline 2006-03-24
Movie National Lampoon's TV: The Movie Sergeant 2006-08-06
Movie Trump Unauthorized Mayor Ed Koch 2005-05-24
Movie Under the City Minks 2005-01-01
Movie Meet the Mobsters Jerry Kaminski 2005-08-10
Movie Tony n' Tina's Wedding Vinnie Black 2004-05-03
Series Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Series Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Series Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
Movie Poolhall Junkies Toupee Jay 2002-06-30
Movie Zigs Arnold Zigman 2001-06-01
Movie Laughter on the 23rd Floor Harry Prince 2001-05-26
Movie Double Bang Lieutenant Shatkin 2001-08-17
Movie Fallen Arches Nicky Kaplan 2000-01-15
Movie Lured Innocence Jack Shelby 2000-02-12
Movie Happy Accidents Trip 2000-01-25
Movie The Ghost of Spoon River Agent Cicarelli 2000-05-01
Movie The Unscarred Tommy Matolla 2000-06-01
Movie Ballad of the Nightingale 1999-05-07
Movie Road Kill Charboneau 1999-03-14
Series The Sopranos Attorney Melvoin 1999-01-10
Movie Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Handsome Frank 1999-06-02
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Movie Witness Protection Niko 1999-12-11
Movie The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All Vincent Lo Russo 1999-08-14
Series Ryan Caulfield: Year One 1999-10-15
Movie Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Wine Colored Tuxedo 1998-05-22
Movie My Giant Producer 1998-04-10
Movie Shadow of Doubt Marvin Helm 1998-04-09
Movie Desert Thunder Adm. Le Clair 1998-06-01
Movie Milo Lieutenant Parker 1998-10-06
Movie Postal Worker Dr. Nicolas Brink 1998-10-21
Movie Private Parts Ben Stern 1997-03-07
Movie Mad City Brackett's Agent 1997-11-07
Movie Bella Mafia Anthony Moreno 1997-11-16
Movie Guy Al 1997-12-17
Series Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
Movie Bogus M. Clay Thrasher 1996-09-06
Series EZ Streets Det. Frank Collero 1996-10-27
Movie Man of the House Joey Renda, Frank's Son 1995-03-03
Movie Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Lightning Monaghan 1995-03-19
Movie Across the Moon Roy 1995-03-28
Movie Donor Unknown Hal Cooney 1995-11-01
Series JAG Sibby Lonegro 1995-09-23
Movie Se7en Dr. Beardsley 1995-09-22
Movie Ray Alexander: A Taste For Justice 1994-05-13
Movie Trial by Jury Leo Greco 1994-09-09
Movie Lipstick Camera Detective Vorkopich 1994-10-01
Movie S.F.W. Gerald Parsley 1994-09-15
Movie Night Eyes 3 Kaplan 1993-09-01
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Based on an Untrue Story Disturbing Caller 1993-09-20
Movie Heart and Souls Max Marco 1993-08-13
Series The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Series Boy Meets World Unknown 1993-09-24
Series Dave's World Unknown 1993-09-20
Movie Beethoven Man with Gun in Briefcase (uncredited) 1992-04-03
Movie Sister Act Willy 1992-05-28
Movie There Goes the Neighborhood Marty Rollins 1992-10-30
Movie Barton Fink Det. Mastrionotti 1991-08-01
Movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster Dave Barrett 1991-02-11
Series Dinosaurs Mel Luster (voice) 1991-04-26
Series The Commish Unknown 1991-09-28
Series The New WKRP in Cincinnati Unknown 1991-09-07
Movie Father of the Bride Al - the Tux Salesman 1991-12-20
Movie For the Boys Milt, Recording Studio 1991-11-22
Movie Tune in Tomorrow... Uncle Luke 1990-10-26
Movie Chattahoochee Dr. Debner 1990-04-20
Movie Havana Mike MacClaney 1990-12-11
Movie Kindergarten Cop Captain Salazar 1990-12-21
Movie Say Anything... Agent Stewart 1989-04-14
Movie Original Sin Vincent 1989-02-20
Movie A Deadly Silence D.A. Ed Jablonski 1989-04-16
Movie Peter Gunn Spiros 1989-04-23
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie Meet the Hollowheads Mr. Crabneck 1989-11-15
Movie In Dangerous Company Kellog 1988-09-01
Series Something Is Out There Unknown 1988-10-21
Movie Twins Chop Shop Owner 1988-12-08
Movie The Squeeze Ruben 1987-07-10
Movie Tin Men Carly 1987-03-06
Movie Radio Days Sy 1987-01-30
Series The Oldest Rookie Unknown 1987-09-16
Movie The House of Blue Leaves Billy Einhorn 1987-05-25
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam Dan "The Man" Levitan 1987-12-23
Movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam Harry Long 1987-10-04
Series Beauty and the Beast Unknown 1987-09-25
Series Wiseguy Unknown 1987-09-16
Movie Courage Frankie Ce De Baca 1986-09-24
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Desperately Seeking Susan Party Guest 1985-03-29
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer Bartender 1983-10-15