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Daniel von Bargen

Daniel von Bargen has enjoyed a distinguished career in motion pictures, on stage and in television. Among his most prominent feature film credits are Snow Falling On Cedars, The General's Daughter, A Civil Action, Amistad, G.I. Jane, Before & After, Lord of Illusions, Six Degrees of Separation, Basic Instinct, Shadows and Fog, Rising Sun, RoboCop 3, The Saint of Fort Washington, Company Men, The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia and The Postman. He was recently seen in director John Singleton's Shaft, as well as director Jon Turteltaub's Disney's The Kid, starring Bruce Willis.

Television audiences are familiar with Von Bargen's work on sitcoms, episodics and movies-of-the-week. Among his guest starring credits are roles on Time of Your Life, City of Angels, Malcolm in the Middle (on which he has a recurring role), The Practice, Party of Five, The X-Files, Seinfeld (recurring role), The Pretender, New York Undercover, Law & Order and NYPD Blue. He also appeared in the critically acclaimed PBS movie Three Sovereigns for Sarah with Vanessa Redgrave as well as HBO's Citizen Cohn.

Von Bargen was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and spent most of his childhood there, and in Southern California. After majoring in drama at Purdue University, Von Bargen became a long term resident of the Trinity Repertory Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island. A role in Larry Gelbart's Mastergate took him to Broadway. He also starred off-Broadway and in regional theatre productions of Beggars in the House of Plenty, Macbeth, The Cherry Orchard, Hurlyburly and Uncle Vanya.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Daniel von Bargen Facts

BirthdayJune 5, 1950 (71)
BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, USA

Selected Filmography

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