Aaron Schwartz

Actor, Film actor

1949 –


Who is Aaron Schwartz?

Aaron Schwartz is a Canadian actor, director, photographer and copyright lawyer.

Schwartz spent his early career in theatre. In 1987, he produced and directed Bat Masterson’s Last Regular Job, by Bill Ballantyne, at the Toronto Free Theatre. He had previously directed the world premiere of Ballantyne's first play, The Al Cornell Story, at the Theatre Passe Muraille Back Space in Toronto. Schwartz was nominated as best director for a Dora Mavor Moore Award for his production of Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, at the Factory Theatre in Toronto.

Schwartz is known for playing a leading role as grocery cashier Leslie Rappaport in the television situation comedy, Check It Out!. He was also featured in two episodes of Street Legal and in the episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents entitled "Killer Takes All" with Van Johnson and Rory Calhoun.

In film, he is known for playing Henry Glick, the father of the title character in The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick, which won the Best Canadian Feature Film award at the Toronto International Film Festival. His other film roles include the Czech Officer in Eleni starring John Malkovich and the Forensic Pathologist in Suspect starring Cher and Liam Neeson, both films directed by Academy Award-winning director Peter Yates. Other film credits include the Neurologist in Murder by Night, Dr. Spears in Age-Old Friends and Aaron Stern in White Light.

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  • Canada
Lived in
  • Winnipeg

on July 23, 2013


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