Bob Balaban Net Worth

Bob Balaban was born on August 16, 1945 in  Chicago, Illinois, United States, is Actor, Director, Producer. Bob Balaban was born on August 16, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Elmer Balaban. He is an actor and director, known for Gosford Park (2001), Su Cham Mat Cua Coi Gioi Thu Ba (1977) and Capote (2005). He has been married to Lynn Grossman since April 1, 1977. They have two children.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actor, Director, Producer
Birth Day August 16, 1945
Birth Place  Chicago, Illinois, United States
Age 75 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Virgo
Occupation Actor, author, producer, director
Years active 1965–present
Spouse(s) Lynn Grossman (m. 1977)
Children 2
Parent(s) Eleanor Pottasch Balaban Elmer Balaban
Family Barney Balaban (uncle) A. J. Balaban (uncle) Burt Balaban (cousin) Leonard "Red" Balaban (cousin) Judy Balaban (cousin)

💰 Net worth: $900,000

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Biography/Timeline

1936

His uncles were dominant forces in the theatre business; they founded the Balaban and Katz Theatre circuit in Chicago, a chain which included the Chicago and Uptown Theatres. Balaban's father, Elmer, and uncle, Harry, founded the H & E Balaban Corporation in Chicago, which operated its own movie palaces, including the Esquire Theatre in Chicago. They later owned a powerful group of television stations and cable television franchises. His uncle Barney Balaban was President of Paramount Pictures for nearly 30 years from 1936-64. His maternal grandmother's second husband, Sam Katz, was a vice President at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer beginning in 1936. Sam had been an early partner of Bob's uncles Abe, Barney, John, and Max in forming Balaban and Katz. Sam served as President of the Publix theatre division of Paramount Pictures.

1969

One of his earliest appearances in film was in Midnight Cowboy (1969). Prior to that, he filled the role of "Linus" in the original off-Broadway production of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown in 1967.

1970

Among his early roles in the 1970s were those of Grady Garrett on an episode of Room 222, Orr in Catch-22 and the interpreter David Laughlin in the 1977 Steven Spielberg science fiction film Close Encounters of the Third Kind. In 1979 he received a Tony Award nomination for his role in The Inspector General. During the 1980s he appeared in films such as Altered States and 2010. He directed the Randy Quaid horror comedy film Parents, and the Armin Mueller-Stahl drama film The Last Good Time.

1990

Balaban appeared in Miami Vice as reporter Ira Stone. In the 1990s, Balaban had a recurring role on the fourth season of Seinfeld as Russell Dalrymple, the fictional President of NBC. He also played Warren Littlefield, a real-world NBC executive, in The Late Shift, about the battle between Jay Leno and David Letterman for NBC's The Tonight Show. His tie to Littlefield continued in 2012 when he read the audiobook of Littlefield's autobiography, Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV. In 1999, Balaban made a guest appearance in the sitcom Friends as Phoebe Buffay's father Frank in "The One With Joey's Bag". In 2010, Balaban appeared as Judge Clayton Horn, the real-life judge who presided over the obscenity trial of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and City Lights Bookstore in the movie Howl.

2001

In 2001, Balaban produced Gosford Park, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. He also appeared in the movie as Morris Weissman, a Hollywood Producer. He appeared in an episode of Entourage as a Doctor known for writing prescriptions for medical marijuana. He directed the film Bernard and Doris (2006), starring Susan Sarandon; and also the biopic Georgia O'Keeffe (2009), starring Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons. He has directed several episodes of the Showtime series Nurse Jackie.

2011

In September 2011, he was featured with Morgan Freeman and John Lithgow in the Broadway debut of the play, '8' — a staged reenactment of the federal trial that overturned California's Prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage — as Judge Vaughn Walker. The production was held at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre to raise money for the American Foundation for Equal Rights.

2016

In January 2016, Balaban appeared in the short play Milton Bradley by Peter Sagal, for Playing On Air, a non-profit organization that “records short plays [for public radio and podcast] written by top playwrights and performed by outstanding actors.”