Tag Archives: Martin Balsam

WHAT A CHARACTER!: The Detective Next Door

For our first year joining the WHAT A CHARACTER! blogathon, we focus on character actor Martin Balsam. Never a scene-stealer, Balsam played his parts assuredly, with little showmanship. You’ve probably seen him. He pops up in seventy movies from the 1950s to the 1990s, starting out as an uncredited heavy in On the Waterfront and […]