Martin Donovan Biography

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Born: August 19, 1957

MARTIN DONOVAN

Date of Birth: August 19, 1957

Originally from Reseda, California, Martin Donovan studied acting at Los Angeles Pierce College and the American Theater of Arts in Los Angeles before moving to New York in 1983, where he made his feature film debut as Josh in Hard Choices (1985) after first making a guest appearance on the ABC TV drama series King's Crossing in 1982.

He went on to play Detective Rogen in the 1987 mini-series At Mother's Request. Since then, he has played roles in over 50 films and ha been a regular on numerous series, including Wonderland, Pasadena, Weeds, Ghost Whisperer and Rogue. He is also an accomplished stage actor.

In 2012, Martin put on the director's cap for the first time with the comedy Collaborator. He also starred in the film. He played the role of Mitchell Carson in Ant-Man (2015) and more recently, played Jack Lanahan in the Canadian feature film Indian Horse (2018).

Martin has been married to actress Vivian Lanko since 1984. They have two children. They currently live in Vancouver, Canada.

Filmography (Actor):

Indian Horse (2018)
Rememory (2017)
Ant-Man (2015)
Sabotage (2014)
Boss: Season One (2012)
Collaborator (2012)
Unthinkable (2009)
Duress (2009)
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
The Alphabet Killer (2008)
Remember Back, Remember When (2008)
Wind Chill (2007)
Day On Fire (2006)
The Quiet (2006)
The Garage (2006)
The Sentinel (2006)
The Visitation (2006)
Saved! (2004)
White Like Me (2004)
The United States of Leland (2004)
Agent Cody Banks (2003)
Insomnia (2002)
Pipe Dream (2002)
Cuba Libre (2000)
The Pornographer: A Love Story (2000)
In a Savage Land (1999)
Onegin (1999)
The Rook (1999)
Living Out Loud (1998)
Spanish Fly (1998)
Heaven (1998)
The Book of Life (1998)
The Opposite of Sex (1998)
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Hollow Reed (1996)
French Exit (1995)
Nadja (1995)
Amateur (1994)
Flirt (1993)
Quick (1993)
Malcolm X (1992)
Simple Men (1992)
Surviving Desire (1991)
Trust (1990) Hard Choices (1985)

Filmography (Director):

Collaborator (2012)

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