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Maury Chaykin

Character actor Maury Chaykin has a remarkable list of impressive film appearances to his credit and if his name is not instantly recognizable to cinema audiences, his face surely is. He won the Genie Award for Best Actor in a leading role for Whale Music and an ACTRA Best Actor Award for Canada's Sweetheart. Amongst a huge list of wide screen credits are Owning Mahoney opposite Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Jon Ariel's Entrapment, The Mask of Zorro, Danny Boyle's A Life Less Ordinary, Atom Egoyan's films The Sweet Hereafter, Montreal Vue Par, The Adjuster and The Pianist, Jon Amiel's Sommersby, Leaving Normal, Kevin Costner's epic Oscar winner Dances with Wolves and Curtis Hanson's Bedroom Window. His TV roles include playing the lead in A&E Network's detective show Nero Wolfe and a Gemini Award Winning guest appearance in La Femme Nikita. On Stage Chaykin has appeared in A Man's a Man, Gimme Shelter, The Fall and Redemption of Man, Oh! What a Lovely War and Gossip.

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Maury Chaykin Facts

BirthdayJuly 27, 1949 (73)
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Maury Chaykin compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Sign of the Beaver
Dances with Wolves
Mystery, Alaska
Beethoven / Beethoven's 2nd / Beethoven's 3rd Triple Feature
Cutthroat Island
My Cousin Vinny Blu-ray
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