Stuart Pankin

Actor, Comedian, Producer
The heavy-set, stage-trained Pankin began appearing in NYC productions of Shakespeare after receiving his undergraduate degree in 1968. He subsequently appeared in productions at the New York Shakespeare Festival and ... Read more »
Born: 04/08/1946 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (92)

Girl Meets World 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Desperate Housewives 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Shake It Up! 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Artist 2011 (Movie)

Director #1 (Restaurant) (Actor)

The Suite Life on Deck 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

State of Mind 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Boston Legal 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Curb Your Enthusiasm 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

That's So Raven 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Zenon: Zee Three 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Batman Beyond 1998 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Dharma & Greg 1991 - 1992, 1995 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Malcolm in the Middle 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Hughleys 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ally McBeal 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chasing Destiny 2000 (Movie)

Mike Ditlow (Actor)

Disney's Hercules 1998 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

For Your Love 1995 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nurses 1991 - 1992, 1995 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sisters 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Suddenly Susan 1991 - 1992, 1995 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Commish 1991 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Settlement 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Uncle Gus 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

Walker, Texas Ranger 1991 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Encounter in the Third Dimension 1999 (Movie)

of MAX (Voice)

Mad About You 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

The River of Souls: A Babylon 5 Adventure 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves 1997 (Movie)

Gordon (Actor)

Napoleon 1997 (Movie)

of Father Penguin (Voice)

Big Bully 1996 (Movie)

Gerry (Actor)

Deadly Games 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Striptease 1996 (Movie)

Alan Mordecai (Actor)

Congo 1995 (Movie)

Boyd (Actor)

Me and the Boys 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

I Love Trouble 1994 (Movie)

Society Photographer (Actor)

Silence of the Hams 1994 (Movie)

(Actor)

Squanto: A Warrior's Tale 1994 (Movie)

Brother Timothy (Actor)

Betrayal of the Dove 1993 (Movie)

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Knots Landing 1979 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Vagrant 1992 (Movie)

Mr Feemster (Actor)

Life Stinks 1991 (Movie)

Pritchard (Actor)

Mannequin Two: on the Move 1991 (Movie)

Mr James (Actor)

Arachnophobia 1990 (Movie)

Sheriff Parsons (Actor)

The Not Necessarily the News Reunion Show 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

More Best of Not Necessarily the News 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Nearly Departed 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Not Necessarily the News: Reagan's Legacy 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Not Necessarily the Year in Review 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Second Sight 1989 (Movie)

Dr Preston Pickett (Actor)

That's Adequate 1989 (Movie)

Sigmund Freud (Actor)

Comic Relief II 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Not Necessarily the News of the World 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Not Necessarily the Year in Review 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The 9th Annual ACE Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Fatal Attraction 1987 (Movie)

Jimmy (Actor)

Love at Stake 1987 (Movie)

Judge Samuel John (Actor)

Not Necessarily the Media 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Not Necessarily the News: Inside Washington 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Not Necessarily the Year in Review 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Stuart Pankin 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy Break With Mack & Jamie 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Not Necessarily Television 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The Dirt Bike Kid 1985 (Movie)

Mr Hodgkins (Actor)

Not Necessarily Politics 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Not Necessarily the News 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

No Soap, Radio 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Earthbound 1981 (Movie)

Sweeny (Actor)

The Wonderful World of Philip Malley 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

An Eye For an Eye 1980 (Movie)

Nicky LaBelle (Actor)

Hangar 18 1980 (Movie)

Sam Tate (Actor)

The Hollywood Knights 1980 (Movie)

Dudley Laywicker (Actor)

Car Wash 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Scavenger Hunt 1979 (Movie)

Duane (Actor)

The San Pedro Beach Bums 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

A Different Affair (TV Show)

Actor

An Accidental Christmas (TV Show)

Actor

Beanstalk (TV Show)

Actor

Down, Out & Dangerous (TV Show)

Actor

Father and Scout (TV Show)

Actor

Like Father, Like Santa (TV Show)

Actor

The Brady Girls Get Married (TV Show)

Actor

The San Pedro Bums (TV Show)

Actor

Zenon: The Zequel (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Stuart Pankin 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Co-Executive Producer

Biography

The heavy-set, stage-trained Pankin began appearing in NYC productions of Shakespeare after receiving his undergraduate degree in 1968. He subsequently appeared in productions at the New York Shakespeare Festival and was a company member at the Vivian Beaumont in 1972. After relocating to the West Coast, Pankin began a career in TV as a supporting player on a number of short-lived series, including "The San Pedro Beach Bums" (ABC, 1977) and "No Soap, Radio" (ABC, 1982), before landing a starring berth on the HBO satirical comedy "Not Necessarily the News" (1983-88). As reporter Bob Charles, Pankin was hilarious in various skits, particularly specializing in slow burns. He also voiced Earl Sinclair, the father, on the ABC sitcom "Dinosaurs" (1991-94).

EDUCATION

Columbia University

New York , New York 1971

Dickinson College

Carlisle , Pennsylvania 1968

Milestones

1989

Starred with Eric Idle in the short-lived NBC sitcom "Nearly Departed"

1987

TV producing debut on eponymously titled Cinemax comedy special

1983

Starred as reporter Bob Charles on HBO's comedy series "Not Necessarily the News"

1982

Featured in the short-lived ABC series "No Soap, Radio"

1979

Played recurring role of Benny Appleman on CBS primetime sudser "Knots Landing"

1979

Feature debut "Scavenger Hunt"

1977

TV acting debut in pilot for ABC series "The San Pedro Beach Bums"; subsequently co-starred in regular role of Anthony 'Stuff' Danelli

1968

NY stage acting debut in off-Broadway production of "The War of the Roses"

Co-starred on The WB sitcom "Nick Freno, Licensed Teacher"

Voiced Earl Sinclair, the father, on ABC sitcom "Dinosaurs"

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