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Joseph Ruskin

Actor

Born - 14 April 1924, Hsverhill, Massachusetts, USA
Died - 28 December 2013

Lean-faced, dark-haired American character actor, born Joseph Schlafman, who could play mean or ingenuous. His career, begun in the early 1950s, includes an enormous amount of TV work, but just a few films, always in supporting if characterful roles: The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1959), The Magnificent Seven (1960), Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964), Bogard (1974), The Gypsy Warriors (1978), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982), The Man Who Wasn't There (1983), Prizzi's Honor (1985), The Longshot (1986), Indecent Proposal (1993), Firepower (1993), Cybertracker (1994), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), The Scorpion King (2002) and Smokin' Aces (2006), his last.