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Harris Yulin ACTOR


Harris Yulin was born on November 5th, 1937 in Los Angeles, California.  Prior to settling in on a career as an actor he traveled all over the country and to Europe.  It was while living for a time in Tel Aviv, Israel that he first developed an interest in acting and directing.  He later enrolled at UCLA and studied acting.

Yulin then began his career as a stage actor first appearing in an off-Broadway production of, "Next Time I'll Sing For You" (1963).  Soon he as adding such stage credits to his resume as, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1964), "Richard III" (1966), "King John" (1967) and "Hamlet" (1974). 
Along with his stage experience he also broke into the film and television industry in the 1970's appearing in the films, "End of the Road" (1970), "The Midnight Man" (1974), "Night Moves" (1975), "Scarface" (1983), "Bad Dreams" (1988), "Another Woman" (1988), "Ghostbusters" (1989), "Narrow Margin" (1990), "Clear and Present Danger" (1994) starring Harrison Ford and "Multiplicity" (1996).   
In 1980, he made his Broadway debut in, "Watch on the Rhine" and has continued to add many successful plays to his credits such as, "Uncle Vanya" (1981), "Hedda Gabler" (1981), "The Doctor's Dilemma" (1982), "Tartuffe" (1984), "The Seagull" (1985) and "The Visit" (1992). 
He won the Drama Desk Award nominations for his roles in the plays, "The Price" (1999) and "The Diary of Anne Frank" (2001).  He has always remained living in Los Angeles and was one of the founders of the Los Angeles Classic Theater.  He has also worked on the other side of the industry as a stage director for such productions as, "Baba Goys", "This Lime Tree Bower" and "The Trip to Bountiful". 
As his career has progressed he has never limited himself to one type of acting or one stereotypical role.  More recent film roles include, "Rush Hour 2" (2001), "Training Day" (2001) starring Denzel Washington, "Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus" (2006), "The Place Beyond the Pines" (2012) and "Muhammed Ali's Greatest Fight" (2012). 
He has also appeared on such television series as, "24", "Frasier", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Law & Order", "Third Watch" and "Entourage".  More recent television roles include, "Damages" (2009), "Rubicon" (2010), "Pan Am" (2011) and "Nikita" (2011-2012).
Harris Yulin has married only once to Gwen Welles and they remained together until she passed away in 1993.   


2012   Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight

2012   The Place Beyond the Pines 

2011-2012  Nikita 

2011   Pan Am 

2010   Rubicon 

2010   My Soul to Take 

2009   Damages 

2009   Loving Leah 

1994-2008  Law & Order 

2008   Canterbury's Law 

2008   Cashmere Mafia

2007   Entourage 

2007   Law & Order: Criminal Intent 

2006   Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus 

2006   The Treatment 

2005   Third Watch 

2005   Game 6 

2004   King of the Corner

1998-2004  American Masters 

2002-2003  24

2003   Mister Sterling 

1999-2002  Buffy the Vampire Slayer

2002   The Emperor's Club

2001   Chelsea Walls 

2001   Training Day 

2001   American Outlaws 

2001   Rush Hour 2 

2001   Perfume 

2000   The X-Files 

2000   The Million Dollar Hotel 

2000   The Virginian

2000   75 Degrees in July 

1999   The Hurricane

1999   Cradle Will Rock

1999   Vengeance Unlimited 

1997   Hostile Waters 

1997   Bean

1997   La Femme Nikita

1997   The American Experience 

1997   Murder at 1600 

1997   Murphy Brown 

1996   If These Walls Could Talk 

1996   Multiplicity 

1996   Frasier

1996   Loch Ness

1995   Cutthroat Island

1995   Truman 

1995   The Baby-Sitters Club

1995   Stuart Saves His Family 

1994   Clear and Present Danger 

1993   Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

1993   The Last Hit

1992   Civil Wars

1992   There Goes the Neighborhood

1992   The Heart of Justice

1992   Final Analysis 

1991   Face of a Stranger

1990-1991  WIOU

1990   Narrow Margin

1990   Daughter of the Streets

1990   Traitor in My House

1989   Tailspin: Behind the Korean Airliner Tragedy

1989   Ghostbusters II

1988   Another Woman 

1988   Judgment in Berlin

1988   Bad Dreams

1988   Candy Mountain 

1987   Fatal Beauty

1987   The Believers 

1987   Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8 

1986   Cagney & Lacey 

1986   Good to Go 

1985   Robert Kennedy & His Times 

1984-1985  As the World Turns 

1983   Scarface 

1979-1981  Meeting of Minds

1979   The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang

1979   The Thirteenth Day: The Story of Esther

1979   Steel 

1979   The Night Rider

1978   How the West Was Won

1978   When Every Day Was the Fourth of July 

1977   Ransom for Alice!

1977   Roger & Harry: The Mitera Target

1977   The New Adventures of Wonder Woman

1977   American Raspberry

1976   Victory at Entebbe 

1976   Most Wanted

1976   St. Ives

1976   Insight 

1976   Dynasty

1975   Police Woman

1975   S.W.A.T

1975   The Kansas City Massacre

1975   Baretta 

1975   Night Moves

1975   Caribe

1975   Little House on the Prairie 

1975   The Trial of Chaplain Jensen

1975   Hamburger Hamlet

1975   Ironside 

1974   The Missiles of October 

1974   The F.B.I. Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One 

1974   The Greatest Gift 

1974   Barnaby Jones 

1974   Watched! 

1974   Melvin Purvis G-MAN

1974   The Midnight Man 

1974   The Legend of Hillbilly John 

1974   Kojak 

1974   Parker Adderson, Philosopher

1973   The ABC Afternoon Playbreak 

1973   Incident at Vichy

1971   'Doc

1970   Neither Are We Enemies

1970   End of the Road 

1970   Maidstone

Matinee Classics - Scarface starring Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Loggia, F. Murray Abraham, Harris Yulin, Paul Shenar, Angel Salazar, Pepe Serna, Míriam Colon, Al Israel, Michael Alldredge and Mark Margolis

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