BERN COHEN - AEA, - SAG-AFTRA

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FILMS WITH DISTRIBUTION

To Dust (w/Gerza Rohrig)

Mr. Goshen, School Principal

Shawn Snyder

Norman (w/R. Gere)

Board Member (Principal)

Joseph Cedar

27 Dresses (w/ Katherine Heigl)

Rabbi Cohen (Principal)

Anne Fletcher

This Must Be The Place(w/Sean Penn)

Rabbi Cohen (Principal)

Paolo Sorrentino

Holy Rollers (w/Jesse Eisenberg)

Rebbe Horowitz (Principal)

Kevin Asch

Devil You Know (w/Lena Olin)

Humphrey Smith (Principal)

James Oakley

Frank vs. God (w/Ian Henry Cusick)

Grossman (Supporting Lead)

Stewart Schill

Project Nim

Dr. Lemmon (Principal)

James Marsh

Dr. Bello (w/Isaiah Washington)

Dr. Bernstein (Supporting Lead)

Tony Abulu

Tickling Leo (w/Eli Wallach& Ann Parise)

Josef Gottleib (Principal)

Jeremy Davidson

Brooklyn Rules (w/Jerry Ferrara)

Sonnenberg (Principal)

Michael Corrente

Super Dark Times (w/Owen Campbell)

Dr. Arnold (Principal)

Kevin Phillips

INDIE FILMS

Shooting Clerks

Thomas Burke (Supporting Lead)

Christopher Downie

The Last Leatherman of the Vale of Cashmere

Karl (Lead)

Greg Loser

Right of Way

Marty Cooperstein (Principal)

Benyamini Brothers

Chosen

Yoni

Michael Goitanich

The APP

Chester

Dena Hysel

Tango Shalom

Grand Rebbe (Principal)

Gabriel Bologna

Barnaby Finch

St. Peter

Sundance Channel

Brooklyn Tide

FBI Chief Inspector Blake (Principal)

Rubidium Wu

Mr. Obscure

Lou (Supporting Lead)

Clive Williams

Samuel's Game

Jacob Stern (Principal)

Jared Outten

Identical

Rabbi

Daniel Bollag

Mad Full of Dreams

Lowenstein

SAG – AFTRA, EQUITY

Salach

Ari Kaufman (Lead)

Daniel Polar

Shlomo Pussycat

Shlomo (Lead)

Michael Feinstein

Death of a Pop Star

Dr. Harris Fischer (Lead)

Greg Loser

War Is A Bitch

Father (Supporting Lead)

Ron Armstrong

Remembering Woodhaven

Josef Varga (Lead)

Conrad Stojak

Falling Star (w/ Adam Pascal)

Jeremiah (Principal)

Christopher Grimm

My Mother's Fairy Tales (Italy)

Yosef (Principal)

Paola Romagnani

Homeland

The Sheik (Supporting)

Michael Eldridge

Dissonance

Imam (Principal)

Muniere

Minority (w/ Billough Greene)

Alan Kaplan (Supporting Lead)

Dwayne Buckle

Therapy

Dr. Berger (Supporting Lead)

Gerald Schoenewolf

Tis The Season

Shlomo (Principal)

Bob Giovanelli

Document

Prof. Donovan (Principal)

Sheila D'Vorack

Shanghai Hand

Moshe (Lead)

Dominick Rossetti

TV & NEW MEDIA

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Rabbi

Amy Sherman-Palladino

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Ethan (Brother of the Famous Nathan's)

Sal Iacono

Jon Glaser Loves Gear (Pilot)

Jon Glaser's Dad (Recurring)

Jon Glaser & John Lee

Half Life

Rabbi

Amanda Reyes

Fully Engaged

Rabbi Cohen (Guest Star)

Erica Robel

Joanna Hausmann (Pilot)

Mohel

Joanna Housmann

Red Hook - CBS/Pilot

Isaac Lieberskind (Recurring)

Will Shriner

The Nicki Minaj Project (Pilot)

Floyd (Recurring)

Tim Story

Delocated (Adult Swim Channel)

Rabbi (w/Jon Glaser) (Principal)

Jeff Buchanan

Mashups

James Lipton (Principal)

College Humor

NYC & REGIONAL THEATRE

Every Day A Visitor

Feltenstein (Lead),

Clurman Theatre/Margarett Perr

ABBIE

Abbie (Lead & writer) one-man show

The West End Theatre/T. Caruso

Womans' Minyan

Ongoing Investor Shows (Pre-Brodway)

Tovah Feldshur

Secret of Our Souls (musical)

Beryl (Supporting Lead)

Minetta Lane/Ben Goldstein

The Assistant

Morris Bober (Lead)

Turtle Shell Theatre/Elf Vogel

Woodhull

Daddy (Supporting) NY Fringe

Mary Geerloff

Mina

Leo Stein (Principal)

La Mama

Secrets Revealed

Dr. Sidney Freud (Principal)

Jeff Oppenheim

The HA HA Club (musical)

James (Lead) NY Fringe

Frank Barnhardt

Motke Thief

Reb Melech (Supporting)

Aaron Beale

The Fantastics

El Gallo (Lead)

Rocklnd Arena w/Mercedes Reuhl

Luv

Mel (Lead)

Rocklnd Arena w/Mercedes Reuhl

ZOOM

Uncle (Lead)

TV Cast/Rupert Holmes

Faces of War (MAKOR)

Avi (Supporting)

Stephanie Liss

West Side Story

Shrank/Action/Krupke

Various Tours/Productions

Guys & Dolls

Nicely Nicely

chor. Twyla Tharpe

Ghost Tour

Boss Tweed (Supporting Lead)

Tom Small

Emporer's New Clothes

Evil Han

41st St. Theatre/Paul Price

Bocce Balls (staged. reading.)

Narrator

Actors Theatre/ B Ricci

He Ain't Done Right By Nell

Godfrey

Astor Place/Judd Lawrence

Treasure Island

Squire Trelawney

41st St.Theatre/Jon Davidson

Annie Get Your Gun

Buffalo Bill (Lead)

w. Jeri John

OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

Supervisor

Bronx Drama Against Drugs

w Samuel L. Jackson Directing

What Are Children Learning?(NET)

On-camera moderator (3 Shows))

WNYC & affils D.C., Bost,Miami

ACADEMIC THEATRE

Guest Director

College of New Rochelle (NY)

4 semesters/4 shows

FILM DIRECTION

Sesame Street is Everywhere

With Loretta Long (Susan on Sesame)

Library length film

Long Island RR

Coast Guard

NYC Chamber of Commerce

EDUCATION/TRAINING

Scene Prep for Camera

NY School of Film & TV

Ruth Nerkin

Advanced Acting for the Camera

Penny Templeton Studio

Penny Templeton/Hank Schob

Columbia University

Theatre Courses

MA

Adelphi University

BA in Theatre Arts/Acting

1964

Yale/NYC Workshops

Yale/studio

Uta Hagen, Sandford Meisner

Directors Workshop

Lincoln Center

Theodore Mann

Voice

NYC Opera Chorus

Tony Frisell

Best known for current movies, NORMAN, FRANK vs GOD, SHOOTING CLERKS and HOLY ROLLERS as well as TV roles that include being Jon Glaser's dad on JON GLASER LOVES GEAR and other shows and movies in post-production, Bern grew up in New York City's Chinatown which gave him an urban and multicultural background before going to Long Island's Valley Stream South High School where he was introduced to acting. Bern double-majored in Theater & Education at Adelphi, & earned graduate degrees from Columbia & NYC College.

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 215 lbs

Eyes: Brown

Hair Color: Salt and Pepper

Hair Length: Bald on Top

 

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