Tom Mardirosian (born December 14, 1947) is an American actor. He is known for playing Agamemnon Busmalis in the HBO show Oz and Agt. Kristos Koutris in the HBO show The Wire .
Mardirosian was born and raised in Buffalo, New York, the son of Armenian parents Afro (née Karahos) and Matthew Mardirosian.In the army, he was a member of a Special Forces troop, where he first started developing his love for acting. After his army service he appeared in numerous productions in Buffalo, and was taught acting at The Studio ARENA Theatre School. He appeared on Broadway at the Cort Theatre in The Magic Show as Goldfarb.
Mardirosian is strongly involved with the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) within New York City. His brother is the actor and writer Oliver Clark.
|1983||Trading Places||Officer Pantuzzi|
|1984||Alphabet City||Benny||Night Club Owner|
|1986||Eat and Run||Scarpetti|
|1988||Shakedown||Insane Cab Driver|
|1987||The Rosary Murders||Detective Fallon|
|1990||Presumed Innocent||Nico Della Guardia|
|1992||Quiet Killer||Deputy Mayor Kaprow||TV film|
|1993||The Dark Half||Rick Crowley|
|1994||Don Juan DeMarco||BaBa the Eunich|
|2014||Let's Be Cops||Georgie|
|1980||Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris||Bus Driver||TV movie|
|1980||Ryan's Hope||Norris||Episode #1.1337|
|1982||Muggable Mary, Street Cop||Maitre'D||TV movie|
|1982||The Neighborhood||Customer||TV movie|
|1985||American Masters||Michael Anagnos||Episode: "Becoming Helen Keller|
|1986||Rockabye||Cab Driver #1||TV movie|
|1986||Miami Vice||Leo Cryson||Episode: "Streetwise"|
|1987||Guiding Light||Hitman's Medic|
|1989||The Equalizer||Arnoff||2 episodes|
|1989||True Blue||UN Ambassador||Episode: "Pilot: Part 1"|
|1990||Kojak: None So Blind||Weiss||TV movie|
|1991–2006||Law & Order||Brian Doxsee / Joe Tashjian / Mr. Butler / Mr. Stubelski / Nicky Avakian / Judge Keith Fischer||7 episodes|
|1992||Black Death||Kaprow||TV movie|
|1992||Miss Rose White||Henry||TV movie|
|1992||L.A. Law||Gary Lowery||Episode: "Silence Of The Lambskins"|
|1992||With Murder in Mind||TV movie|
|1994||Nurses||Mr. Parry||Episode: "The One After the Earthquake"|
|1994||Love & War||Merchant||Episode: "A New York Yankee in Queen Dana's Court"|
|1995||NYPD Blue||Mr. Kasinzakas||Episode: "Torah! Torah! Torah!"|
|1996||If Looks Could Kill||Police Captain||TV movie|
|1996||Voice from the Grave||Judge Bacon||TV movie|
|1998–2003||Oz||Agamemnon 'The Mole' Busmalis||47 episodes|
|2003||Queens Supreme||Mr. Ali||Episode: "Permanent Markers"|
|2003||The Wire||Agent Kristos Koutris||3 episodes|
|2004||The Jury||Darryl||Episode: "Mail Order Mystery"|
|2006||The Bedford Diaries||Thaddeus Cole||2 episodes|
|2008||New Amsterdam||Samar||Episode: "Honor"|
|2009||The Philanthropist||Caller from Buffalo||Episode: "Kashmir"|
|2012||Blue Bloods||Connie||Episode: "The Uniform"|
|2014||Elementary||Artem Dedekian||Episode: "The Adventure of the Nutmeg Concoction"|
|2016||Mom||Priest||Episode: "Diabetic Lesbians and a Blushing Bride"|
|2016||Bosch||Joey Marks||3 episodes|
|2019||City on a Hill||Father Bender||Episode: "If Only the Fool Would Persist in His Folly"|
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