Itzhak Perlman

With deep wells of talent, Itzhak Perlman was able to earn an Emmy for his outstanding work in television. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "Evening at Pops" (PBS ... Read more »
Born: 08/31/1945 in Tel Aviv, PS

Filmography

Actor (48)

The 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Presenter

Orchestra Of Exiles 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler 2011 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The 50th Annual Grammy Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Evening at Pops 1969 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Art of Violin 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Fantasia 2000 2000 (Movie)

Host (Actor)

New York Philharmonic Opening Night 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Perlman at the Penthouse 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Itzhak Perlman: Fiddling For the Future 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Music of the Heart 1999 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Strangers in Paradise 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

New Stage For a City 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Danny Kaye: A Legacy of Laughter 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Everyone Says I Love You 1996 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Itzhak Perlman: In the Fiddler's House 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Mostly Mozart Opening Concert 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Small Wonders 1996 (Movie)

Fiddlefest Artist (Actor)

The 38th Annual Grammy Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Performer

People in Motion 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Passing the Baton 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Philharmonic Opening Night: Masur and Perlman 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The 3 Tenors -- Backstage Live! 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The 36th Annual Grammy Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Performer

Perlman in Russia 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Mozart By the Masters 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Bernstein at 70 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The 31st Annual Grammy Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Performer

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Show 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Performer

Solti at 75: A Celebration! 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Evening at Pops (08/15/87) 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Liberty Weekend 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Liberty Weekend Preview 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

John Denver: Music and the Mountains 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Visions Of Israel (TV Show)

Narrator
Music (7)

Memoirs of a Geisha 2005 (Movie)

Violin Solos (Performer)

Hero 2004 (Movie)

Fiddling (Performer)

Hero 2004 (Movie)

Violin Solos (Soloist)

Cousin Bette 1998 (Movie)

violin performer("Zapateado Opus 23") (Performer)

Everyone Says I Love You 1996 (Movie)

violin("Just You Just Me") (Performer)

Schindler's List 1993 (Movie)

violinist("La Capricieuse Opus 17") (Performer)

Schindler's List 1993 (Movie)

violin soloist (Soloist)

Biography

With deep wells of talent, Itzhak Perlman was able to earn an Emmy for his outstanding work in television. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "Evening at Pops" (PBS, 1969-2002). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "John Denver: Music and the Mountains" (1980-81), "The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts" (CBS, 1984-85) and "Liberty Weekend Preview" (ABC, 1985-86). He also appeared in "Liberty Weekend" (ABC, 1985-86). He also appeared in the TV special "Philharmonic Opening Night: Masur and Perlman" (PBS, 1993-94). Following that project, he appeared in the Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras documentary "Small Wonders" (1996) and "Everyone Says I Love You" (1996). Perlman won an Outstanding Classical Program In the Performing Arts Primetime Emmy Award for "Perlman in Russia" in 1992 as well as an Outstanding Individual Achievement - Cultural Programming Primetime Emmy Award for "The Dvorak Concert From Prague -- A Celebration" in 1994. Perlman was nominated for an Outstanding Individual Achievement - Classical Music/Dance Programming Primetime Emmy Award for "Tchaikovsky 150th Birthday Gala From Leningrad" in 1991. In the nineties through the 2010s, Perlman lent his talents to projects like "Music of the Heart" (1999) starring Meryl Streep, "Fantasia 2000" (2000) and "Hero" (2004). His credits also expanded to "Memoirs of a Geisha" (2005) starring Zhang Ziyi and "Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler" (2011). Most recently, Perlman appeared on the Robert Mann documentary "Speak the Music: Robert Mann and the Mysteries of Chamber Music" (2014).

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