James Rebhorn 1948-2014

James Rebhorn

Another loss of a fine and prolific character actor. James Rebhorn, who was 65 and recently seen on TV’s Homeland and Enlightened spans a lengthy career playing doctors, lawyers, politicians and judges in film and TV. Mostly doctors though. Maybe it was that ‘professional white guy’ look he had. A professional “HEY IT’S THAT GUY” who did his work well on huge blockbusters, and small TV movies with aplomb and well, professionalism.

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Kurt Halfyard
Resident culture snob.

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  1. I probably remember him the most as the dean from SCENT OF A WOMAN and his supporting role from MEET THE PARENTS (in which he was the character who utilized the “Focker” pun the most)

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  2. Oh this awful! From Independence Day to Meet the Parents (Jeez Focker!). Love Rebhorn. This sucks – I always smile whenever he pops up in anything (which is a lot).

    Just got my Criterion Blu of “The Game.” Might have to watch tonight out of respect.

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