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Martin Balsam

American actor

Born
04 November 1919
in New York CityNew YorkUnited States

Died
13 February 1996


1957

12 Angry Men

as Juror no. 1

The Sting 1957

After hearing the evidence twelve jurors are closed in a room, where they will decide the fate of a young Latino suspected of killing his father. The verdict seems to be quite obvious, but only to eleven of the jurors...

1960

Psycho

as Milton Arbogast, private detective

The Sting 1960

Secretary steals $40,000 from her employer and leaves town. She stops at a small motel run by a shy man. Soon the woman dies.

1961

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

as O.J. Berman

The Sting 1961

Holly found a way to live a happy life - she makes her living with money from her admirers. Aspiring writer Paul begins to watch her and discover how much they have in common.

1965

The Bedford Incident

as Lieut Cmdr. Chester Potter

The Sting 1965

During Cold War American destroyer is hunting Russian submarine in the Arctic area.

1970

Little Big Man

as Mr Merriweather

The Sting 1970

Jack grew up among the Cheyenne, then he was a prisoner of the US Army and spent his life on the border between the two cultures. Through his lifestory we see the price Indians paid for the growth of the United States.

1970

Tora! Tora! Tora!

as Admiral Kimmel

The Sting 1970

True story of political and military operations that lead to Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941.

1970

Catch-22

as Colonel Cathcart

The Sting 1970

Captain John Yossarian flies as bombardier aboard B-25 over Mediterranean Sea. Disillusioned with the war he gets more and more desperate to get out of the air force, but Catch-22 constantly gets in his way to freedom.

1974

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

as Green

The Sting 1974

Perfect crime plan goes almost perfect - four men take over the New York City train and demand ransom.

1974

Murder on the Orient Express

as Bianchi

The Sting 1974

Hercules Poirot travels on the Orient Express when one of the passengers is found dead with multiple stab wounds. This could be the most complicated case in career of the Belgian detective.




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