(born March 3, 1945) is an American film, television and theatre actor
He began his professional acting career Off-Broadway
, then appeared in Cyrano de Bergerac
at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre
in 1968 as Fop. A founding member of the avant-garde theater company the Manhattan Project, Pine appeared with the group in Alice in Wonderland,
directed by Andre Gregory
, in 1970 (Manhattan Project 1973).
He made his film debut in 1978 in James Ivory
's Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures
, which was made for television, but later was released theatrically. Since then, he has performed in Louis Malle
's Vanya on 42nd Street
, Woody Allen
, Small Time Crooks
, Melinda and Melinda
, and other films.
He appears in the book Are You Dave Gorman?
as the first actor encountered by the writer to have played a fictional Dave Gorman (in The Ice Storm
). He has appeared twice as a "Charlie Rose
type" interviewer in the films The Royal Tenenbaums
and The Door in the Floor
, featuring him in a dark studio conducting a one-on-one interview in Rose's distinctive format.
He appeared in All My Children
as Max Jeffries (1992) and as Barry Shire #1 (1997–1999).
Most recently, he appeared in Russ Emanuel's "Chasing the Green" alongside Jeremy London, Ryan Hurst, William Devane, and Robert Picardo.
He is married to composer and sound designer Margaret Pine.
- Islander (2006) - Old Man Cole
- Empire Falls (2005 Television movie) - Otto Mayer/Narrator