Brian Backer


Brian Backer

Infobox actor
name = Brian Backer



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birthplace = Brooklyn, New York, USA
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tonyawards = Best Featured Actor in a Play
1981 "The Floating Light Bulb"

Brian Backer (born December 5, 1956, Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor who has starred in film and on television. He is best known for his role in the 1982 hit comedy film "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" as the shy teenager Mark "Rat" Ratner. His other films include the 1985 comedy film "Moving Violations" (playing the role of Scott Greeber) and the 1987 comedy film "".

His main television role was on the soap opera "Santa Barbara" in 1990 as A. Bartlett Congdon.

Backer has made guest appearances on such TV shows as "Charles in Charge" and "Growing Pains".

He won Broadway's 1981 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play in Woody Allen's "The Floating Light Bulb" as a young Allen-type protagonist.

Filmography

*"Meatballs" (1979)
*"The Burning" (1981)
*"Fast Times at Ridgemont High" (1982)
*"Talk to Me" (1984)
*"Moving Violations" (1985)
*"The Money Pit" (1986)
*"" (1987)
*"" (1989)
*"Steel and Lace" (1991)
*"A Clown in Babylon" (1999)
*"Loser" (2000)

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