Elliott Gould is an American actor. He began acting in Hollywood films during the 1960s. Gould is perhaps best known for his significant leading roles in M*A*S*H, The Long Goodbye and California Split. Other notable film roles include Little Murders, Capricorn One, The Silent Partner, Bugsy and American History X.
About Elliott Gould in brief
Elliott Gould is an American actor. He began acting in Hollywood films during the 1960s. Gould is perhaps best known for his significant leading roles in Robert Altman films, starring in M*A*S*H, The Long Goodbye and California Split. Other notable film roles include Little Murders, Capricorn One, The Silent Partner, Bugsy and American History X. He also had recurring roles as Jack Geller on the television sitcom Friends and Reuben Tishkoff in the Ocean’s film series. Gould was born in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York. His family was Jewish, and his grandparents were emigrants from Ukraine, Poland, and Russia. Gould has denied rumours that he was addicted to drugs, something he has strenuously denied. He is married to Barbra Streisand and has three children. He has also appeared in a number of television shows, including Friends and Ray Donovan. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, for which he received a nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Gould also starred in the film adaptation of A Glimpse of Tiger Glimmer, starring Woody Harrelson and Woody Allen.
He appeared in the television series Ray Donovan, starring as Ezra Goldman in the first episode of the first season of the series. He had a starring role in the TV series Friends, which ran for two seasons. Gould had a role in a film version of The Godfather: Part II, in which he played the lead role of a man who is obsessed with God. He starred in a movie version of the novel The Glimpses of Tiger Tiger, based on a novel by A.S. Glimm, which was a critical and commercial disappointment and released in 1971. Gould appeared in several other films, including The Assistant, The Assistant and Bugsy. He made his Broadway debut in Rumple in the late 1950s. In the late 1960s, Gould formed his own film production company, Brodsky-Gould Productions. The company would make two films: The Assistant andLittle Murders. In April 1970, Gould announced plans to make The Dick, from the novel by Bruce Jay Friedman, but it was never made. Gould played a Vietnam veteran in 1970’s Getting Straight.