Biography

Ornstein studied acting as a child at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, and later studied under Stella Adler. After high school, he enrolled in the Mason Gross School of the Arts. He quit after his first year and moved to New York City to begin working professionally.

Ornstein's first film credit was in Crossing Delancey, where he played the minor character "Mickey". Television credits include a recurring role as Detective Bonnaventura on Homicide: Life on the Street, and a two-episode arc on Third Watch, as well as parts in Seinfeld, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Ornstein's stage acting credits span twenty-five years worth of new plays in New York City, in addition to creating the role of Louis Ironson in the 1991 World Premiere of Angels in America at the Eureka Theater in San Francisco.

Ornstein plays Chuck Marstein on Sons of Anarchy.

Ornstein studied acting as a child at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, and later studied under Stella Adler. After high school, he enrolled in the Mason Gross School of the Arts. He quit after his first year and moved to New York City to begin working professionally.

Ornstein's first film credit was in Crossing Delancey, where he played the minor character "Mickey". Television credits include a recurring role as Detective Bonnaventura on Homicide: Life on the Street, and a two-episode arc on Third Watch, as well as parts in Seinfeld, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Ornstein's stage acting credits span twenty-five years worth of new plays in New York City, in addition to creating the role of Louis Ironson in the 1991 World Premiere of Angels in America at the Eureka Theater in San Francisco.

Ornstein plays Chuck Marstein on Sons of Anarchy.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 16

Birthday 1963-01-01

Place of Birth Passaic - New Jersey - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Medicine Men as Butcher
2018 Mayans M.C. (13 episodes) as Chuck 'Chucky' Marstein
2017 Good Game (6 episodes) as Lorenzo Santella Jr.
2017 The Saint as Kal Barko
2015 Zelos as Mordecai
2009 NCIS: Los Angeles (1 episode)
2008 Sons of Anarchy (9 episodes) as Chuck 'Chucky' Marstein (3 episodes)
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2 episodes)
1999 Third Watch (2 episodes)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode)
1998 The Book of Life as Computer Wizard
1995 Man of the Year as Mike Miller
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (2 episodes)
1993 Blindsided as Det. Sartucci
1990 Law & Order (1 episode)
1989 Seinfeld (1 episode)

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