Barry Primus

Veteran character actor turned director who has worked extensively on stage, TV, and in over 25 feature films. Among Primus' many film acting credits are Martin Ritt's "The Brotherhood" (1968), Jerry Schatzberg's "Puzzle of a Downfall Child" (1970), Sydney Pollack's "Absence of Malice" (1981) and Martin Scorsese's "Boxcar Bertha" (1979) and "New York, New York" (1977). He also acted opposite Bette Midler in three films: "The Rose" (1979), "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" (1986), and "Big Business" (1988). On TV, Primus appeared in "Washington Behind Closed Doors," "Paper Dolls," "The Equalizer," "Murder, She Wrote," and in a recurring role on "Cagney and Lacey."