Joseph Ruskin

Joseph Ruskin has built an incredible presence on the big screen throughout his acting career. Ruskin began his acting career appearing mainly in films, such as the adaptation "Hell Bent For Leather" (1960) with Audie ... Read more »
Born: 04/14/1924

Filmography

Actor (36)

Smokin' Aces 2007 (Movie)

Primo Sparazza (Actor)

Bones 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Alias 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Scorpion King 2002 (Movie)

Tribal Leader (Actor)

King Cobra 2000 (Movie)

Dr Irwin Burns (Actor)

Civil Wars 1992 - 1993, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

ER 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

L.A. Law 1991 - 1993, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Star Trek 1966 - 1969, 1991 - 1993, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1992 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Star Trek: Voyager 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Brooklyn South 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Star Trek: Insurrection 1998 (Movie)

Son'a Officer No 3 (Actor)

Mario Puzo's The Last Don 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The Criminal Mind 1994 (Movie)

(Actor)

Cyber-Tracker 1993 (Movie)

J Craig Round (Actor)

Firepower 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Indecent Proposal 1993 (Movie)

Pit Boss (Actor)

Original Sin 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Saturday the 14th Strikes Back 1988 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Longshot 1986 (Movie)

Fusco (Actor)

Prizzi's Honor 1985 (Movie)

Marxie Heller (Actor)

The Sword and the Sorcerer 1982 (Movie)

Malcolm (Actor)

Power 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Captain America 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

The Black Street Fighter 1975 (Movie)

(Actor)

Bogard 1974 (Movie)

(Actor)

Banyon 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Diary of a Madman 1962 (Movie)

The Horla (Actor)

Hell Bent For Leather 1960 (Movie)

Shad (Actor)

The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond 1960 (Movie)

Matt Moran (Actor)

Dr. Scorpion (TV Show)

Actor

Panache (TV Show)

Actor

The Gypsy Warriors (TV Show)

Actor

The Munsters' Revenge (TV Show)

Actor

The Twilight Zone (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Joseph Ruskin has built an incredible presence on the big screen throughout his acting career. Ruskin began his acting career appearing mainly in films, such as the adaptation "Hell Bent For Leather" (1960) with Audie Murphy, the biopic "The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond" (1960) with Ray Danton and the Vincent Price adaptation "Diary of a Madman" (1963). He also appeared in "Bogard" (1975) and the action movie "The Black Street Fighter" (1976) with Richard Lawson. Ruskin worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "The Twilight Zone" (CBS, 1959-1964). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties, appearing in "The Sword and the Sorcerer" (1982), "Prizzi's Honor" (1985) with Jack Nicholson and "The Longshot" (1986) with Tim Conway. He also appeared in the Jason Presson comedy sequel "Saturday the 14th Strikes Back" (1988). In the latter part of his career, he continued to act in the action flick "The Criminal Mind" (1995) with Lance Henriksen, the Patrick Stewart sci-fi fantasy "Star Trek: Insurrection" (1998) and "King Cobra" (2000). He also appeared in the action picture "The Scorpion King" (2002) with Dwayne Johnson. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Bones" (Fox, 2005-). Ruskin last acted in the Ben Affleck comedic action flick "Smokin' Aces" (2007). Ruskin passed away in December 2013 at the age of 89.

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