Bob Balaban


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  • Birth Name: Robert Elmer Balaban
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/16/1945, Leo
  • Profession: Actor; director; producer; writer
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VIDEO: The Frogger

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The Frogger
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Aired: 4/23/1998

(TV-PG) George discovers he still has the high score on an old Frogger video game. watch

VIDEO: The Reverse Peephole

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The Reverse Peephole
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Aired: 1/15/1998

(TV-PG) Kramer and Newman decide to reverse their peepholes, and Jerry starts to wear a purse. watch

VIDEO: The Dealership

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The Dealership
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Aired: 1/8/1998

(TV-PG) Jerry ends up bargaining with Puddy and Elaine to get them back together so he can get a better deal on his car. watch


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Year Title Description
2014 The Monuments Men Movie, Actor - Preston Savitz
2013 Girl Most Likely Movie, Actor
2013 Fading Gigolo Movie, Actor - Sol
2010 Howl Movie, Actor - Judge Clayton Horn
2010 Thin Ice Movie, Actor - Leonard Dahl

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Lifetime to Paint Bio of Georgia O'Keeffe

Oscar nominee Joan Allen and Oscar winner Jeremy Irons will star in a Lifetime biopic about the late artist Georgia O'Keeffe, with Bob Balaban set to direct... read more

Michael McKean 'Toons in to H'wood

This Friday IFC will unveil a trio of new Hollywood-skewering comedies — "three new series, one deranged hour," as the net puts it. Kicking off the pod at 10 pm/ET is Hopeless Pictures, an animated take on the adulterous love life and disastrous professional life of indie-movie-studio boss Mel Waxman. With Michael McKean (Best in Show, Spinal Tap) voicing Mel and Bob Balaban (A Mighty Wind, Waiting for Guffman) as the series' writer, director and producer, there are decades of comic brilliance behind this look at Tinseltown wheeling and dealing. then again, doesn't TV already have enough of such fare? Balaban acknowledges a kinship with such shows as The Comeback and Entourage, but is confident that Hopeless Pictures h read more


Charlie Rose with Michael Gordon; Bob Balaban (February 7, 2003)
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