Ed Schiff (1946–2015)

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Ed Schiff is a veteran actor, director and producer with over 200 credits in professional theater, in film and on television. Schiff was recently featured in the movies "War of the Worlds," "Out of the Fog," "The Warrior Class" and "Everyman." He was John Wolfe, the corrupt detective, on ABC-TV's "One Life to Live," and Mitchell Morgan, the TV ... See full bio »


(age 68) in New Jersey, USA

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War of the Worlds Older Man
Grapevine Katie's Boss / Mitch Miller - TV Station Mgr.
Celebrity Ghost Stories Ernest Hemingway's Ghost


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 2020 Conspiracy X: Reloaded (TV Mini-Series)
Detective Frank
 2015 Rowen (Short)
 2014 If the Trees Could Talk (Short)
 2014 Greetings from Florida! (Short)
 2014 Katie Fforde: Wie Feuer und Wasser (TV Movie)
 2014 The Haunting Of (TV Series)
- Wayne Newton (2014)
 2014 Coney Island (Short)
Cab Driver
 2014 Katie Fforde - An deiner Seite (TV Movie)
Mayor Bloom
 2014 Redrum (TV Series documentary)
D.A. Glasgow
- Unholy Rollers (2014) ... D.A. Glasgow (as ED Schiff)
 2013 Celebrity Ghost Stories (TV Series documentary)
Ernest Hemingway's Ghost
- Mariel Hemingway/Kevin Brown/Curtis Armstrong (2013) ... Ernest Hemingway's Ghost
 2012 The Men Who Built America (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Old Andrew Carnegie
- When One Ends, Another Begins (2012) ... Old Andrew Carnegie
- Changing the Game (2012) ... Old Andrew Carnegie
- Bloody Battles (2012) ... Old Andrew Carnegie
- A New War Begins (2012) ... Old Andrew Carnegie
 2012 Bunk (TV Series)
Rabbi Moishe
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Rabbi Moishe
 2011 Trevor (Short)
Dr. Cobb
 2011 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Rabbi Shmuel
- Friendly Fire (2011) ... Rabbi Shmuel (uncredited)
 2011 Folkswagon (Short)
 2010 Conspiracy X
Detective Frank
 2009 How to Ride a Train (Short)
 2009 Aaron Bacon
 2009 Out of the Fog
Thomas Portico
 2009 Sea Change (Short)
Man in white
 2008 The Conservatory (Short)
Jean Bunce
 2007 Shoots & Ladders
 2007 The Summoning of Everyman
 2007 The Warrior Class (Video)
District Attorney
 2005 War of the Worlds
Older Man
 2004 Sob Story (Short)
 2003 Anniversary (Short)
 2002 Reviving Vincent (Short)
Old Man
 2002 Fighting Still Life (Short)
The Boss
 1996 One Life to Live (TV Series)
John Wolfe
- Episode #1.7033 (1996) ... John Wolfe
 1992 Grapevine (TV Series)
Katie's Boss / Mitch Miller - TV Station Mgr.
- The Katie and Adam Story (1992) ... Katie's Boss
- The Janice and Brian Story (1992) ... Mitch Miller - TV Station Mgr.
 1977 Big Thumbs
Dr. Williams
 1952 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Paul Miller, TV Anchor

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Ed was a newscaster and journalist before becoming an actor. In fact, the Freedom of Speech case Schiff v. Williams is about Ed and he won his case all the way to the United States Supreme Court.

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