Michael Stuhlbarg (; born July 5, 1968) is an American actor. He rose to prominence as troubled university professor Larry Gopnik in the 2009 dark comedy film A Serious Man, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Stuhlbarg has appeared in numerous films and television series portraying real life figures, such as George Yeaman in Lincoln (2012), Lew Wasserman in Hitchcock (2012), Andy Hertzfeld in Steve Jobs (2015), Edward G. Robinson in Trumbo (2015), Abe Rosenthal in The Post (2017), Stanley Edgar Hyman in Shirley (2020), and Arnold Rothstein in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire (2010–2013). Stuhlbarg’s other notable supporting roles include one in Men in Black 3 (2012), Blue Jasmine (2013), Arrival (2016), and Doctor Strange (2016), the third season of the anthology television series Fargo (2017), as well as on the Showtime miniseries Your Honor (2020).
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