Stephen Tobolowsky Movies

Stephen Tobolowsky A ubiquitous character actor with a long list of credits, Stephen Tobolowsky was born in Dallas on May 30, 1951, and began his career onstage at Southern Methodist University.

After snagging small roles in movies and television, he collaborated with playwright Beth Henley and Talking Heads front man David Bryne to write the small-town comedy True Stories (1986) and appeared the following year in Spaceballs, playing the commander of Dark Helmet's guard. Memorable roles followed in high-profile films such as Mississippi Burning (1988), Sneakers (1992), Basic Instinct (1992) and Groundhog Day (1993), in which Tobolowsky delivered one of his most recognizable characters to date as insurance salesman Ned Ryerson.

More recent film work includes The Insider (1999), Memento (2000), Adaptation (2002) and Stephen Tobolowsky's Birthday Party (2006), a documentary about his experiences in Hollywood.

The Confirmation

The Confirmation

2016 PG-13

When boozy carpenter Walt is offered a job, he thinks his bad luck may be changing -- only to find that someone has pilfered his toolbox. As Walt sets out with his estranged young son to hunt down the culprit, the pair unexpectedly form a bond.

  • The Time Traveler's Wife The Time Traveler's Wife
  • Murder in the First Murder in the First
  • Sneakers Sneakers
  • Thelma & Louise Thelma & Louise
  • Memento Memento
  • Groundhog Day Groundhog Day
  • Homeward Bound 2: Lost in San Francisco Homeward Bound 2: Lost in San Francisco
  • Mississippi Burning Mississippi Burning
  • Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?
  • Freaky Friday Freaky Friday
  • The Insider The Insider
  • Basic Instinct Basic Instinct
  • The Last Ride The Last Ride
  • Bird on a Wire Bird on a Wire
  • Garfield: The Movie Garfield: The Movie
  • Buried Buried
  • Memoirs of an Invisible Man Memoirs of an Invisible Man
  • The Country Bears The Country Bears
  • National Security National Security
  • Single White Female Single White Female
  • Freddy Got Fingered Freddy Got Fingered
  • You May Not Kiss the Bride You May Not Kiss the Bride
  • The Barber The Barber
  • Black Dog Black Dog
  • Starz Inside: The Face Is Familiar Starz Inside: The Face Is Familiar
  • Christian Mingle Christian Mingle
  • The Philadelphia Experiment The Philadelphia Experiment
  • The Day the World Ended The Day the World Ended
  • Kingpin Kingpin
  • An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
  • The Lone Gunmen: The Complete Series The Lone Gunmen: The Complete Series
  • Debating Robert Lee Debating Robert Lee
  • Peep World Peep World
  • 227: Season 1 227: Season 1
  • Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael
  • Where the Day Takes You Where the Day Takes You
  • The Prime Gig The Prime Gig
  • Frankie and Johnny Are Married Frankie and Johnny Are Married
  • Little Black Book Little Black Book
  • Stephen Tobolowsky's Birthday Party Stephen Tobolowsky's Birthday Party
  • Living 'til the End Living 'til the End
  • Loveless in Los Angeles Loveless in Los Angeles
  • Love Hollywood Style Love Hollywood Style
  • Blind Dating Blind Dating
  • Beethoven's Big Break Beethoven's Big Break