Martin Henry Balsam was an American actor who had a prolific career in character roles in film, in theatre, and on television.
An early member of the Actors Studio, he began his career on the New York stage, winning a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for Robert Anderson’s You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running. His best known film roles include Juror #1 in 12 Angry Men, detective Arbogast in Psycho, Holly Golightly's Hollywood agent O.J. Berman in Breakfast at Tiffany's, Arnold Burns in A Thousand Clowns, Colonel Cathcart in Catch-22, Mr. Green in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, Signor Bianchi in Murder on the Orient Express, and Howard Simons in All the President's Men. He also had a starring role as Murray Klein in the television sitcom Archie Bunker's Place.