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James Rebhorn
Birth: Sep. 1, 1948
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 2014
South Orange
Essex County
New Jersey, USA

Actor. Prolific character actor whose career spanned five decades. He attended Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, where he studied political science. After graduating in 1970, he moved to New York City, where he earned a Masters of Fine Arts in acting from Columbia University's School of the Arts. After appearing on stage in several productions, he made his big screen debut in the show business comedy, "The Yum Yum Girls" (1976). Among the many films he appeared in were 'Silkwood' (1983), 'The House on Carroll Street' (1988), 'Desperate Hours' (1990), 'Regarding Henry' (1991), 'Shadows and Fog' (1991), 'Basic Instinct' (1992), 'Scent of a Woman' (1992), 'Guarding Tess' (1994), 'Independence Day' (1996), 'The Game' (1997), 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' (1999), 'Snow Falling on Cedars' (1999), 'Meet the Parents' (2000), 'Far From Heaven' (2002), 'Cold Mountain' (2003), 'Real Steel' (2011) and 'The Odd Life of Timothy Green' (2012). He was featured in numerous television shows including 'Kate & Allie', 'The Equalizer', 'Wiseguy', 'Seinfeld' and '30 Rock' and had recurring parts in 'Law & Order', 'Third Watch', 'Big Lake', 'Enlightened', 'The Book of Daniel', 'White Collar' and 'Homeland'. On stage he appeared in the original production of 'I'm Not Rappaport' in 1985 and in the revivals of 'Our Town', 'The Man Who Had All the Luck', 'Dinner at Eight', 'Twelve Angry Men' and 'Prelude to a Kiss'. Rebhorn died at his home, surrounded by his family, of melanoma which was first diagnosed in 1992. (bio by: Louis Mata) 
 
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Originally Created by: Louis Mata
Record added: Mar 23, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 126773279
James Rebhorn
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:) Your parts were not always that big but didn't need to be as they added a great feel of reality and dimension to the overall project and would not have been as good without your presence in the character and style and delivery of lines was one of a kin...(Read more)
- SD Braddy
 Added: Oct. 19, 2014

- Angel Wings UK
 Added: Oct. 12, 2014
RIP James
- AngelSeeker
 Added: Sep. 30, 2014
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