Stephen Tobolowsky

Stephen Harold Tobolowsky (born May 30, 1951) is an American actor. He is well known for his role as Ned Ryerson in Groundhog Day, as well as portraying Commissioner Hugo Jarry in Deadwood for nine episodes and Bob Bishop in Heroes for eleven episodes over the second and third seasons. Tobolowsky has a semi-recurring role as Sandy Ryerson in the Fox show Glee. Description above from the Wikipedia article Stephen Tobolowsky, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Memento (2000)

ComplexBrilliantOriginalClever

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife's killer, however, is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of short-term memory loss. Although he can recall details of life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Mark Boone Junior

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife's killer, however, is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of short-term memory loss. Although he can recall details of life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Mark Boone Junior

Basic Instinct (1992)

ThrillingFast pacedSuspensefulRomantic

A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder that might involve a manipulative and seductive novelist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sharon Stone  •  George Dzundza  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn

A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder that might involve a manipulative and seductive novelist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sharon Stone  •  George Dzundza  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn

Bird on a Wire (1990)

An FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years. Now an old flame has recognised him, and the bad guys are back for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Joan Severance  •  David Carradine

An FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years. Now an old flame has recognised him, and the bad guys are back for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Joan Severance  •  David Carradine

Calendar Girl (1993)

Like many adolescent boys, Roy Darpinian had the hots for movie divas, and one in particular was his wet dream as half of America's in the 1950s: Marilyn Monroe. The difference is, one summer holiday he actually decided to enlist his spineless buddies, Scott ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Whitesell
CAST:  Jason Priestley  •  Gabriel Olds  •  Jerry O'Connell  •  Joe Pantoliano

Like many adolescent boys, Roy Darpinian had the hots for movie divas, and one in particular was his wet dream as half of America's in the 1950s: Marilyn Monroe. The difference is, one summer holiday he actually decided to enlist his spineless buddies, Scott ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Whitesell
CAST:  Jason Priestley  •  Gabriel Olds  •  Jerry O'Connell  •  Joe Pantoliano

Don't Look Under the Bed (1999)

A girl calls on her brother's imaginary friend to banish a mischievous boogeyman who has framed her for his pranks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Johnson
CAST:  Erin Chambers  •  Ty Hodges  •  Robin Riker  •  Steve Valentine

A girl calls on her brother's imaginary friend to banish a mischievous boogeyman who has framed her for his pranks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Johnson
CAST:  Erin Chambers  •  Ty Hodges  •  Robin Riker  •  Steve Valentine

Failure to Launch (2006)

Tripp, an attractive man in his thirties, is still living with his parents Al and Sue. Tripp's best friends Demo and Ace are also still living in their parents' homes and seem proud of it. Al and Sue are not happy, however, and are fascinated when friends whose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Dey
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Justin Bartha

Tripp, an attractive man in his thirties, is still living with his parents Al and Sue. Tripp's best friends Demo and Ace are also still living in their parents' homes and seem proud of it. Al and Sue are not happy, however, and are fascinated when friends whose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Dey
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Justin Bartha

Freaky Friday (2003)

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Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek at how the other person ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Waters
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Lindsay Lohan  •  Mark Harmon  •  Harold Gould

Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek at how the other person ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Waters
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Lindsay Lohan  •  Mark Harmon  •  Harold Gould

Garfield (2004)

Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't want. Competition.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Breckin Meyer  •  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Stephen Tobolowsky  •  Bill Murray

Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't want. Competition.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Breckin Meyer  •  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Stephen Tobolowsky  •  Bill Murray

Groundhog Day (1993)

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A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer, and his mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Chris Elliott  •  Stephen Tobolowsky

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer, and his mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Chris Elliott  •  Stephen Tobolowsky

Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)

When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, both man and beast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David R. Ellis
CAST:  Ralph Waite  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Sally Field  •  Michael Bell

When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, both man and beast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David R. Ellis
CAST:  Ralph Waite  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Sally Field  •  Michael Bell

In Country (1989)

Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around with Tom, Earl, and Pete, three other Vietnam vets who, like Emmett, all ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Emily Lloyd  •  Joan Allen  •  Kevin Anderson

Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around with Tom, Earl, and Pete, three other Vietnam vets who, like Emmett, all ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Emily Lloyd  •  Joan Allen  •  Kevin Anderson

Little Black Book (2004)

Determined to learn about her boyfriend's past relationships, Stacy -- who works for a talk show -- becomes a bona fide snoop. With her colleague, Barb, Stacy gets the names of Derek's ex-lovers and interviews them, supposedly for an upcoming show. But what she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Hurran
CAST:  Brittany Murphy  •  Holly Hunter  •  Kathy Bates  •  Ron Livingston

Determined to learn about her boyfriend's past relationships, Stacy -- who works for a talk show -- becomes a bona fide snoop. With her colleague, Barb, Stacy gets the names of Derek's ex-lovers and interviews them, supposedly for an upcoming show. But what she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Hurran
CAST:  Brittany Murphy  •  Holly Hunter  •  Kathy Bates  •  Ron Livingston

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)

After her triumph at the Miss United States pageant, FBI agent Gracie Hart becomes an overnight sensation -- and the new "face of the FBI". But it's time to spring into action again when the pageant's winner, Cheryl, and emcee, Stan, are abducted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Pasquin
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Regina King  •  Enrique Murciano  •  William Shatner

After her triumph at the Miss United States pageant, FBI agent Gracie Hart becomes an overnight sensation -- and the new "face of the FBI". But it's time to spring into action again when the pageant's winner, Cheryl, and emcee, Stan, are abducted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Pasquin
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Regina King  •  Enrique Murciano  •  William Shatner

Mississippi Burning (1988)

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Frances McDormand  •  Brad Dourif

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Frances McDormand  •  Brad Dourif

Mr. Magoo (1997)

Mr. Magoo, a man with terrible eyesight, gets caught up in a museum robbery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Tong
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Kelly Lynch  •  Matt Keeslar  •  Nick Chinlund

Mr. Magoo, a man with terrible eyesight, gets caught up in a museum robbery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Tong
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Kelly Lynch  •  Matt Keeslar  •  Nick Chinlund

Murder in the First (1995)

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Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Rocco
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Gary Oldman  •  Embeth Davidtz

Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Rocco
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Gary Oldman  •  Embeth Davidtz

National Security (2003)

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Steve Zahn  •  Colm Feore  •  Bill Duke

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Steve Zahn  •  Colm Feore  •  Bill Duke

Radioland Murders (1994)

In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an overbearing boss and a soon-to-be ex-husband who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Brian Benben  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Ned Beatty  •  George Burns

In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an overbearing boss and a soon-to-be ex-husband who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Brian Benben  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Ned Beatty  •  George Burns

Robots (2005)

Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and those of his friends – are in danger of becoming obsolete.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Halle Berry  •  Mel Brooks

Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and those of his friends – are in danger of becoming obsolete.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Halle Berry  •  Mel Brooks

Single White Female (1992)

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Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek out a roommate in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Bridget Fonda  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Steven Weber  •  Peter Friedman

Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek out a roommate in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Bridget Fonda  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Steven Weber  •  Peter Friedman
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