Fast Facts

  • Grew up in Indiana.
  • Had roles on the soap operas The Doctors, Guiding Light and As the World Turns.
  • Among his Broadway performances: the 1988 revival of Our Town and the 2004 debut of Twelve Angry Men.
  • Portrayed the district attorney who sent Jerry and his pals to prison in the 1998 series finale of Seinfeld. 
  • Returned to his alma mater, Wittenberg University, in 1999 to perform in a production of Love Letters. In 2004, received a Wittenberg Fellow citation and medal from the school.
  • Is a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.


  • Rebecca Linn — Wife
  • Hannah Linn Rebhorn — Daughter
  • James H. Rebhorn — Father
  • Ardell F. Rebhorn — Mother
  • Emma Rebecca Rebhorn Feldman — Daughter
  • Janice B. Galbraith — Sister


  • Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, United States (BA in Theatre and Political Science, 1970); Columbia University, New York, New York, United States (MFA, 1972)

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  • Birth Name: James Robert Rebhorn
  • Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Died: March 21, 2014
  • Profession: Actor

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