Oct. 3rd, 1942
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Alan Rachins' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1997 - Leave it to Beaver
1997 - Meet Wally Sparks
1995 - Showgirls
1994 - North
1990 - Heart Condition
1982 - Time Walker
Guest TV Roles
Norman Osborn (Voiced)
Professor Jefferson Cole
Charles 'Sand' Sandowski
Dr. Frank Donati
The Clock King (Voiced)
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- Balding American character actor known for his unsympathetic work on TV as vain, callous attorney/partner "Douglas Brackman" in _"L.A. Law" (1986)_ (qv) (1986-1994) and as Dharma's radical father in _"Dharma & Greg" (1997)_ (qv) (1997-2002).
- One of the original performers of the half play, half musical, fully nude off- Broadway hit "Oh! Calcutta" back in 1969.
- In the late 70s/early 80s during a career lull, he left acting for a time to focus on writing for such TV shows as _"Knight Rider" (1982)_ (qv), _"Hill Street Blues" (1981)_ (qv), _"Hart to Hart" (1979)_ (qv) and _"Quincy M.E." (1976)_ (qv).
- Alan and his wife 'Joanna Frank' (qv) have a son.
- Member of American Mensa, as are 'James Woods (I)' (qv), 'Ben Rollins' (qv), 'Cy Frost' (qv), and 'Chino XL' (qv), and listed on the organizations website as a "Famous Member" along with 'Geena Davis' (qv).
- Ex-brother-in-law of 'Barbara Bosson (I)' (qv).
- The balding actor once hosted an episode of PBS' _"Nova" (1974)_ (qv), that was entitled "Sex, Lies and Toupee Tape", which was an informative and humorous look at pattern baldness and its effect on both men and women.
- Brother-in-law of 'Steven Bochco' (qv) and 'Dayna Kalins' (qv).
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