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December 29, 1923|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Michael Nussbaum (born December 29, 1923) is an American actor and director.
Nussbaum's acting career started in the 1950s. He has appeared in many of David Mamet's plays both on and off Broadway, as well as in Chicago. His appearances in movies include roles in Field of Dreams (1989) and Men In Black (1997).
In 1997 he received a Jeff Award for his performance as Reverend Lionel Espy in David Hare's Racing Demon. His performance in Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross on Broadway received a Drama Desk Award in 1984. As a director, his work has included Where Have You Gone, Jimmy Stewart? (2002) by Art Shay.
Nussbaum also appeared in local TV commercials for Chicago's Northwest Federal Savings (with the jingle, "It's Northwest Federal Savings Time, sixty-three hours a week").
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