January 31, 1940
Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
Salt Spring Slim
actor, director, screenwriter, songwriter, musician
Spouse(s) Pat Margolin (? - ?)
Stuart Margolin (born January 31, 1940) is an American film and television actor and director.
Television [ edit ]
Margolin is best known for his role on the
television show , playing Evelyn "Angel" Martin, the shifty friend and former jailmate of Jim Rockford ( The Rockford Files James Garner). Margolin won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor – Drama Series in this role, in 1979 and 1980; he is one of only five actors to win this award twice for the same role. [1 ] [2 ]
Margolin played Rabbi David Small in the 1976 movie,
Lanigan's Rabbi, based on the series of mystery novels written by Harry Kemelman. Scheduling conflicts prevented him from continuing the role in the short-lived TV series of the same name that aired in 1977 as part of the "NBC Sunday Mystery Movie," where Small was played by Bruce Solomon. Margolin was earlier paired with James Garner in a 1971-72 TV Western series entitled , where he played a character somewhat similar to the Angel character he played in Nichols The Rockford Files. That show only lasted for one season. Margolin appeared in two episodes of the television series ("Bananas, Crackers and Nuts", "Operation Noselift"), M*A*S*H ("Go Directly to Jail" & "A Penny for His Thoughts), The Partridge Family , The Mary Tyler Moore Show , an episode of Rhoda ("The Mechanical Man"), Land of the Giants ("Mutiny at Ten Thousand Feet"), Twelve O'Clock High ("Monkees Watch Their Feet"), The Monkees (where he was a member of the Love American Style Players), Love, American Style and The Fall Guy His brother Magnum, P.I. Arnold Margolin was the executive producer of the series. In May 2009, Margolin appeared on an episode of Love, American Style , opposite 30 Rock Alan Alda; it was the first time the two actors appeared together since [3 ] M*A*S*H in 1974. Margolin appears in the 2009 CTV/ CBS police drama series . The Bridge [4 ] [5 ]
Margolin appeared in films such as
, Kelly's Heroes , Death Wish , Futureworld and The Big Bus . S.O.B.
Directing [ edit ]
Margolin has been directing TV shows since the early 1970s, including episodes of
, the 1976 The Mary Tyler Moore Show western series , Sara , Magnum, P.I. , Bret Maverick , and Quantum Leap . He has appeared in a number of Canadian television series including some produced by Northern Exposure Doug McLeod. He won the 1996 DGA Award for children's programming for directing the film , and he was nominated again for the same award for directing the 1998 film Salt Water Moose . Margolin was also nominated for a DGA Award for The Sweetest Gift drama series direction for a 1991 episode of entitled " Northern Exposure Goodbye to All That". He also directed, co-starred and scored [6 ] (1984) with The Glitter Dome James Garner, Margot Kidder and John Lithgow for HBO Pictures. [7 ]
Margolin has authored several songs for and with long time friend and singer-songwriter
Jerry Riopelle that have appeared on Riopelle's albums since 1967. He was in the bands The Parade and Shango, and co-wrote Shango's 1969 novelty record "Day After Day (It's Slippin' Away)". He also released an album in 1980 entitled [8 ] And the Angel Sings.
Since 2004, he has been a regular participant in the theatre program of the
Chautauqua Institution. [9 ]
Margolin is sometimes erroneously identified as the brother of actress
Janet Margolin, [10 ] who played his wife in the [11 ] Lanigan's Rabbi telefilm.
Filmography [ edit ]
Television (Acting) [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Advanced Primetime Awards Search at Academy of Television Arts and Sciences website (retrieved April 18, 2009).
^ Tom O'Neil, "Drama supporting actors prove Emmy winners not always TV reruns", , July 13, 2010. Los Angeles Times
^ Alan Sepinwall, "30 Rock, "Mamma Mia": Alan Alda is the Donaghy daddy?", , May 8, 2009 (retrieved May 19, 2009). The Star-Ledger
^ 'Flashpoint' pipeline brings 'The Bridge' to CBS.
^ Mary McNamara, "Television Review: 'The Bridge' on CBS", , July 10, 2010. Los Angeles Times
^ "DGA Announces 1998 Nominees For Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Documentary And TV Categories Of Daytime Serials And Children's Programs", at DGA website, February 8, 1999 (retrieved January 4, 2009).
^ Jerry Osborne, "Prominent albums make comeback", , January 1, 2007 (retrieved January 7, 2009). Evansville Courier & Press
^ Sharon Cantilon, "The Secret's Out: Chautauqua Institution's theater program is gaining national attention, thanks in part to actor Stuart Margolin" , June 22, 2008 (retrieved January 4, 2009). Buffalo News
^ "Janet Margolin, Film And TV Actress, 50", , December 18, 1993. New York Times
^ "Benjamin Margolin", , July 29, 1982. New York Times
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