Quick Interesting Facts and Stats About Saul Rubinek

Saul Rubinek who is best known for his role as Steve Kirsch in the 1984 movie “Against All Odds” alongside Jeff Bridges is a German-born Canadian actor. He was born on July 2, 1948, to factory worker, theatre company manager, and theatre actor Frania Rubinek and Talmudic scholar Israel Rubinek.

Quick Infos
Full NameSaul Rubinek
Date of birthJuly 2, 1948
Birth PlaceGerman
Height5fit 6in
WifeElinor Reid
Net worth$9 million

He belonged to a Jewish family and his parents were lucky enough to survive the Holocaust. Rubinek was born in a refugee camp and after the Second World War ended, the movies to Canada and settled in Ottawa. He was inspired by his parents to pursue a career in acting as his family was involved in theatre acting. 


Childhood & Early Life 

Having parents engaged in theatre acting encouraged Saul Rubinek to pursue acting. He performed regularly at the Ottawa Little Theatre through his parents. After gaining certain experience in theatre acting he got involved with the company at the Standford festival in 1969. He also made excellent contributions to the Toronto theatre decency where he became the cubby bear of Toronto Free Theatre. 

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Saul Rubinek and his Career

Rubinek was motivated by his parents and started working as an actor from the short film slow run where played the role of narrator. He made his debut in the 1974 movie “Death Wish” where he played the character of train mugger. He became a household name through his role as Mervyn Kaplansky in the 1979 television film “The Wordsmith“. He gained international recognition through his role as Larry in the 1981 movie Ticket to Heaven. 



After struggling for roles to being the first choice for a role, Rubinek came a long way. He was loved by the audience through his role in the movie “Against All Odds” in the year 1984. After appearing in several movies, he then became a choice for television shows and movies and was a part of the hit show “Threat Matrix” (2004).



We can also see him in the role of a supporting actor in the movies such as “The Agency” (1980), “A Ticket to Heaven” (1981), “By Design” (1981), “Outside Chance of Maximillian Glick” (1988), “Pale Saints” (1997), “Oh Vey! My Son is Gay!” (2010). He has also made a cameo appearance in the movies “Rush Hour 2” alongside Aimee Garcia and Patrick Dempsey and (2001), “Knucklehead” (2010). 

This talented actor is also a director and made his directorial debut in the 1998 black comedy movie “Jerry and Tom” and has produced and directed the 2004 movie “Cruel but Necessary”.


Television Shows

Saul Rubinek appears in many television shows “Bizarre” (1980), “The Equalizer” (1985-1986), “Men” (1989), “Ink” (1996), “Frasier” (1999-2002), “A Nero Wolfe Mystery” (2001-2002), “Blind Justice” alongside Kate Reinders and Frank Grillo (2005), “Leverage” (2008-12), “Warehouse 13” (2009-14), “The Last Tycoon” (2017), “Hunters” (2019). He is also a part of the television film franchise Jesse stone. 

He has also guest-starred in the television shows like “The Little Hobo” (1980), “Seeing Things” (1984), “Hill Street Blues” (1984), “Law and Order” (2003), “Star Trek: The Next Generation” (1990), “Matrix” alongside Ellen Hollman (1993), “Schitt’s Creek” (2020). 


Personal Life: Wife and Children

Saul Rubinek was married to Kate Lynch a Canadian television and stage actress, but destiny didn’t want them together. The couple got separated and later in the year, 1990 Rubinek found the love of his life in Elinor Reid a film producer with whom he got married in 1990. The couple has two children Hannah Rubinek and Sam Rubinek. The couple and the family are living happily with no rumors of separation or divorce. Rubinek’s hobbies are reading, traveling. 

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Rubinek’s nationality is Canadian and is loyal, protective, caring, intuitive like cancer. 


Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger

This talented actor is not quite active on social media. His Instagram account is @saulrubinek and has 2,981 followers and a total of 12 posts. 


Physical Features and Body Measurements

His body size is 42 inches and has brown eyes and curly black hair.


Saul Rubinek’s height is 1.7m.


Saul Rubinek’s weight is 75kgs.


What kinds of Awards and Nominations has Saul Rubinek Achieved?

This multi-skilled actor, producer, the director has been awarded the Dramalogue Award for his performance in As you like it in 1984. In 1982 he won the genie award for “Best-Supporting Actor” for the movie ticket to Heaven. In 1991 he won the Alan J. Pakula Award for Artistic Excellence for the movie “The Contender”. He has been nominated for the role of “Best Supporting Actor”, “Best Debut Director”. He is one of the most recognized faces in the North American film Industry. 


What is Saul Rubinek Current Net worth?

This amazing actor has a net worth of $9 million and his source of income is the Entertainment industry solely.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

The most asked question is Rubinek is about the stroke. Unfortunately, the actor has a disease Bell’s palsy which is caused by the dysfunction of the 7th cranial nerve present in the one side of a face which leads to paralysis. Another question is about his wife which you can find in the above topic personal relationship.