Ron Perlman

Ron Perlman

159 Fans
Apr. 13th, 1950
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
6' 1

Ron Perlman's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Sons of Anarchy TV Show
Sons of Anarchy
Teen Titans TV Show
Teen Titans
Beauty and the Beast (1987) TV Show
Beauty and the Beast (1987)
Danny Phantom TV Show
Danny Phantom
Afro Samurai TV Show
Afro Samurai
1000 Ways to Die TV Show
1000 Ways to Die
Chowder TV Show
The Magnificent Seven TV Show
The Magnificent Seven
The Fantastic Four TV Show
The Fantastic Four
Mortal Kombat: The Animated Series TV Show
Mortal Kombat: The Animated Series
Stephen King's Desperation TV Show
Stephen King's Desperation
Phantom 2040 TV Show
Phantom 2040
Mighty Max TV Show
Mighty Max
Wing Commander Academy TV Show
Wing Commander Academy
MacGruder and Loud TV Show
MacGruder and Loud
The Pat Sajak Show TV Show
The Pat Sajak Show
Trollhunters TV Show

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Skin Trade
2014 - Kid Cannabis
2014 - Before I Disappear
2014 - 13 Sins
2013 - Pacific Rim
2013 - Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
2013 - Crave
2011 - Killer by Nature
2011 - Conan the Barbarian
2011 - Drive
2010 - The Legend Of Secret Pass
2010 - Tangled
2009 - The Devil's Tomb
2009 - Dark Country
2008 - Hellboy II: The Golden Army
2008 - Mutant Chronicles
2008 - In the Name of the King
2008 - The Spiderwick Chronicles
2008 - Outlander
2006 - 5ive Girls
2006 - Local Color
2006 - The Last Winter
2005 - Missing in America
2004 - Hellboy
2004 - Quiet Kill
2003 - Looney Tunes: Back in Action
2003 - Rats
2003 - Looney Tunes: Back in Action
2002 - Star Trek: Nemesis
2002 - Absolon
2002 - Blade II
2001 - Down
2001 - Enemy at the Gates
2000 - Price of Glory
2000 - Bread and Roses
2000 - Titan A.E.
1997 - Prince Valiant
1997 - Alien: Resurrection
1996 - The Island of Dr. Moreau
1995 - Fluke
1993 - The Adventures of Huck Finn
1993 - Cronos
1992 - Sleepwalkers
1984 - The Ice Pirates

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Pernell Harris
Sergeant Francis Q. Grating (Voiced)
Raymond of Longport (Voiced)
Driller (Voiced)
Clayface (Voiced)
Bane (Voiced)
Jax-Ur (Voiced)
Armaggon (Voiced)
Sgt. Sweete (Voiced)
[Complete List]


Ron Perlman, a classically trained actor, has appeared in countless stage plays. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Opal, and their two children, Blake and Brandon. He was born in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York. His mother, Dorothy, still lives there and is retired from the City Clerk's Office. His father, now deceased, was a repair man and a drummer with Artie Shaw's Band.

With a career spanning over three decades, Perlman has worked alongside such diverse actors as 'Marlon Brando', 'Sean Connery', 'Cameron Diaz', 'Brad Dourif', 'Ed Harris', 'John Hurt', 'Jude Law', 'Christina Ricci', 'Wesley Snipes', 'Sigourney Weaver', 'Michael Wincott', and 'Elijah Wood' to name a few.

While he has never been a bankable star, Perlman has always had a large fan-base. He started out strong as Amoukar, one of the tribesmen in Jean-Jacques Annaud's Academy Award-winning film La guerre du feu (1981), for which he got a Genie nomination. Perlman teamed up with Annaud again in '86, this time as a hunchback named Salvatore in Der Name der Rose (1986).

His first real breakthrough came later, when he landed the role of Vincent, the lion-man, opposite 'Linda Hamilton' in the cult-series Beauty and the Beast (1987). His work in this role earned him not only a Golden Globe Award, but a huge fan following.

After that, he spent time working on independent films such as Sleepwalkers (1992), The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993), Cronos (1993), and Jean-Pierre Jeunet's surreal La citdes enfants perdus (1995). He returned to mainstream films in Alien: Resurrection (1997), again with Jeunet, and, in 2004, his good friend 'Guillermo del Toro' helped him land the title role in the big-budget comic book movie Hellboy (2004).

Perlman has played everything from a prehistoric tribesman to a good-hearted Colonel, and will always be a rarity in Hollywood.

His other films include The Last Supper (1995), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996), Enemy at the Gates (2001), Blade II (2002) and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002).

  • Attended the Lehman College in NYC in 1971, where he got the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre.
  • Was ranked in US Magazine's "20 Who Turned us on" list. [December 26, 1988]
  • Doesn't speak French and was the only American on set of the French film _La cit des enfants perdus (1995)_ (qv). But he learned all of his lines, and delivered them flawlessly.
  • Good friends with former _"Beauty and the Beast" (1987)_ (qv) co-star 'Linda Hamilton (I)' (qv). They reunited in the theatre play Lover Letters (1991) and in the post-Vietnam War drama _Missing in America (2005)_ (qv).
  • Was ranked in Star Magazine's Reader's Poll - Best Dramatic Actor as Vincent in _"Beauty and the Beast" (1987)_ (qv).
  • His characters are frequently seen smoking cigars (_The Last Supper (1995)_ (qv), _Happy, Texas (1999)_ (qv), _Price of Glory (2000)_ (qv), _Night Class (2001)_ (qv), _Hellboy (2004)_ (qv), et cetera). Perlman is an avid cigar smoker in real life.
  • Gave former _"Beauty and the Beast" (1987)_ (qv) co-star 'Armin Shimerman' (qv) advice on how to emote effectively under full-head prosthetic appliances when Shimerman landed the role of Quark on _"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993)_ (qv).
  • Frequent voice collaborator with fellow voice-actor 'Keith David (I)' (qv). Computer games: _Fallout: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (1997) (VG)_ (qv), _Lords of Everquest (2003) (VG)_ (qv), _Halo 2 (2004) (VG)_ (qv), _Halo 3 (2007) (VG)_ (qv). Animated series: _"Aladdin" (1994)_ (qv), _"Fantastic Four" (1994)_ (qv), _"Justice League" (2001)_ (qv), _"Teen Titans" (2003)_ (qv). And they have both had a guest appearance on the TV series _"The Outer Limits" (1995)_ (qv).

Related sites for this celeb
» BuddyTV
» TVGuide
» AceShowbiz
» Celebrity-Mania
You are successfully logged out.

ShareTV Login

Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Create Account

Verify Password

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Forgot Your Password?

Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.