Stuart Margolin

Biography: Stuart Margolin was a published writer and off-Broadway playwright before he was old enough to vote. The pinch-faced, curly-headed Margolin began showing up in character parts in 1966, in films like Women of a Prehistoric Planet and TV series like Occasional Wife. He was a staff writer and member of the acting ensemble on the popular sitcom anthology Love American Style, which ran from 1969 through 1974. In 1971, Margolin co-starred on the western series Nichols, launching his long friendship and professional association with actor James Garner. He went on to win two Emmy awards for his portrayal of mildly larcenous Angel Martin on Garner's long-running (1974-80) series The Rockford Files; played Philo Sandine on the 1981 retro Garner TV vehicle Bret Maverick; and guest-starred on the first episode of Garner's short-lived "dramedy" Man of the People (1991). Stuart Margolin turned to directing in the 1980s, beginning with (inevitably) a brace of James Garner TV movies, The LongStuart Margolin was a published writer and off-Broadway playwright before he was old enough to vote. The pinch-faced, curly-headed Margolin began showing up in character parts in 1966, in films like Women of a Prehistoric Planet and TV series like Occasional Wife. He was a staff writer and member of the acting ensemble on the popular sitcom anthology Love American Style, which ran from 1969 through 1974. In 1971, Margolin co-starred on the western series Nichols, launching his long friendship and professional association with actor James Garner. He went on to win two Emmy awards for his portrayal of mildly larcenous Angel Martin on Garner's long-running (1974-80) series The Rockford Files; played Philo Sandine on the 1981 retro Garner TV vehicle Bret Maverick; and guest-starred on the first episode of Garner's short-lived "dramedy" Man of the People (1991). Stuart Margolin turned to directing in the 1980s, beginning with (inevitably) a brace of James Garner TV movies, The Long Summer of George Adams (1982) and The Glitter Dome (1984)); he has since helmed two theatrical features, Paramedics and Donna d'Onore (both 1990). Expand

Stuart Margolin's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 53
Highest Metascore: 93 Days of Heaven
Lowest Metascore: 30 Sgt. Will Gardner
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 12
  2. Negative: 4 out of 12
12 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
30 Sgt. Will Gardner Jan 11, 2019 Mr. Glenn / Mr. Glenn tbd
tbd The Second Time Around Dec 14, 2018 Isaac / Isaac tbd
62 The Discoverers May 16, 2014 Stanley Birch tbd
73 Arbitrage Sep 14, 2012 Syd Felder / Syd Felder tbd
34 Grizzly Falls Jan 28, 2000 Story tbd
35 A Fine Mess Aug 8, 1986 Maurice 'Binky' Drundza tbd
33 Class Jul 22, 1983 Balaban / Balaban tbd
62 S.O.B. Jul 1, 1981 Gary Murdock tbd
93 Days of Heaven Sep 13, 1978 Mill Foreman 8.4
46 Futureworld Aug 13, 1976 Harry tbd
65 The Gambler Oct 2, 1974 Cowboy tbd
51 Death Wish Jul 24, 1974 Aimes Jainchill 4.8
50 Kelly's Heroes Jun 23, 1970 Little Joe / Little Joe 8.1