Kirk Baltz

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Kirk Baltz
Born (1959-09-14) September 14, 1959 (age 56)
New York City, New York
Occupation Film, television actor

Kirk Baltz (born September 14, 1959) is an American actor who has starred in film and on television.

Life and career[edit]

Baltz was born in New York City, New York. He is best known for his role as Marvin Nash, an LAPD police officer in the famous torture scene of the 1992 Quentin Tarantino film Reservoir Dogs. Baltz also starred in another film written by Tarantino, 1994's Natural Born Killers, as "Roger". He appeared in the 1997 action film Face/Off and in the 1990 film Dances with Wolves.

Baltz has appeared in many made-for-TV movies and he starred in the 1999 miniseries To Serve and Protect. He starred in the short lived 1992 TV series Human Target,[1] and played sinister stalker Steve Roth in The Marla Hanson Story (1991).

He has made guest appearances on TV shows including Will and Grace, NYPD Blue, Seven Days, The Shield, 24, and Without a Trace. Baltz has been the only actor to portray Batman villain Clayface in live-action, in the short-lived series Birds of Prey.

With a firm grounding in both The Meisner Technique and The Method (the latter through his lengthy apprenticeship with Strasberg disciple Sandra Seacat),[2] Kirk Baltz operates an acting school and coaches actors, in Los Angeles, California.



  1. ^ Grahnke, Lon (July 20, 1992). "As Action Hero, Rick Springfield Misses 'Target'". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved February 1, 2010. 
  2. ^ Schwartz, Don (December 13, 2012). "The Active Imagination Method of Kirk Baltz". Cine Source. Retrieved December 31, 2012. 

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