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Stuart Pankin

Highest Rated:   98% Broadcast News (1987)
Lowest Rated:   0% Big Bully (1996)
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Birthplace:   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Burly comic actor Stuart Pankin attended Dickinson College and Columbia University. At 22, Pankin made his off-Broadway debut in 1968's War of the Roses. His film supporting roles are generally along the lines of the ineffectual sheriff in Arachnophobia (1990) and the blowhard giant in Beanstalk (1994). He is frequently spotlighted in buffoonish roles in such cinematic lampoons as That's Adequate, Love at Stake and Silence of the Hams. On TV, Stuart Pankin was seen as Stuf (so named because of his gargantuan eating habits) in The San Pedro Beach Bums (1977), Tuttle on the wacked-out No Soap, Radio (1982), and Jace Sampson on the 1989-90 (and last) season of Falcon Crest; he was also a reporter on the satirical Not Necessarily the News (1983), and the voice of audio-animatronic dino Earl Sinclair on Dinosaurs (1991-94).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Binding
  • Dr. Plank
2015
No Score Yet Hopelessly In June
  • Actor
2012
95% The Artist
  • Director #1
$44.7M 2011
No Score Yet Public Interest
  • Charles Waterford
2008
No Score Yet An Accidental Christmas
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Zenon: Z3
  • Commander Plank
2004
No Score Yet Miss Castaway and the Island Girls
  • Actor
2004
No Score Yet Misadventures in 3D
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet Now You Know
  • Mr. Victim
2002
No Score Yet Chasing Destiny
  • Mike Ditlow
2001
No Score Yet Zenon: The Zequel
  • Commander Plank
2001
73% Encounter in the Third Dimension
  • The ProfessorMAX
1999
No Score Yet Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century
  • Commander Plank
1999
No Score Yet Like Father, Like Santa
  • Snipes
1998
No Score Yet Babylon 5: The River of Souls
  • Actor
1998
25% Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves!
  • Gordon Szalinski
1997
12% Striptease
  • Alan Mordecai
1996
0% Big Bully
  • Gerry
1996
22% Congo
  • Boyd
1995
No Score Yet Down, Out & Dangerous
  • Calvin Burrows
1995
No Score Yet Father and Scout
  • Aaron
1994
22% I Love Trouble
  • Society Photographer
1994
0% The Silence of the Hams
  • Pete Putrid
1994
60% Squanto: A Warrior's Tale
  • Brother Timothy
1994
No Score Yet Beanstalk
  • Giant
1994
No Score Yet Betrayal of the Dove
  • Gabe
1992
No Score Yet The Vagrant
  • Mr. Feemster
1992
18% Life Stinks
  • Pritchard
1991
13% Mannequin 2: On the Move
  • Mr. James
1991
92% Arachnophobia
  • Sheriff Parsons
1990
0% Second Sight
  • Preston Pickett
1989
No Score Yet That's Adequate
  • Freud
1989
98% Broadcast News
  • Actor
1987
75% Fatal Attraction
  • Jimmy
1987
No Score Yet Love at Stake
  • Judge Samuel John
1987
No Score Yet The Dirt Bike Kid
  • Mr. Hodgkins
1985
57% Irreconcilable Differences
  • Ronnie
1984
No Score Yet An Eye for an Eye
  • Nicky LaBelleNicky La Belle
1981
No Score Yet Earthbound
  • Sweeny, Deputy
1981
No Score Yet Hangar 18
  • Sam
1980
17% The Hollywood Knights
  • Dudley Laywicker
1980
No Score Yet Scavenger Hunt
  • Duane
1979

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
72% Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
  • Patrick
  • 2012
86% Boston Legal
2004-2008
  • Judge Gilbert Potts
  • 2006
92% Curb Your Enthusiasm
2000
  • Actor
  • 2005
No Score Yet Lass es, Larry!
2000-2017
  • Actor
  • 2005
No Score Yet Malcolm in the Middle
2000-2006
  • Doctor
  • 2001
No Score Yet The Hughleys
1998-2002
  • Santa
  • 2001
No Score Yet Dharma & Greg
1997-2002
  • Rabbi Mutchnik Mr. Gottlieb
  • 2001
  • 1998
No Score Yet For Your Love
1998-2002
  • Mr. Gerard
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
No Score Yet Mad About You
1992-1999
  • Brodsky
  • 1999
No Score Yet Suddenly Susan
1996-2000
  • Andy
  • 1999
No Score Yet Walker, Texas Ranger
1993-2001
  • Stanley
  • 1999
61% Ally McBeal
1997-2002
  • Mr. Handy
  • 1998
  • 1997
96% Dinosaurs
1991-1994
  • Actor
  • Voice
  • 1994
  • 1993
  • 1992
  • 1991
No Score Yet Family Matters
1989-1998
  • Actor
  • 1993
No Score Yet Night Court
1984-1992
  • Dr. Melnick Shoope Dr. Aldeman
  • 1991
  • 1987
  • 1985
No Score Yet Who's the Boss?
1984-1992
  • Doug Schaffer
  • 1989
No Score Yet Family Ties
1982-1989
  • Actor
  • 1987
No Score Yet The Golden Girls
1985-1992
  • Guest
  • 1986
No Score Yet Fame
1982-1987
  • Happy
  • 1985
No Score Yet Trapper John, M.D.
1979-1986
  • August Havermeyer
  • 1983
No Score Yet House Calls
1979-1982
  • Huggins
  • 1981
No Score Yet Barney Miller
1975-1982
  • Marola Postman
  • 1980
  • 1978
93% Action
1999-2000
  • Rick Rothstein
No Score Yet Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher
1998
  • Kurt Fust
No Score Yet Not Necessarily the News
1985
  • Actor

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