- Brian Backer
name = Brian Backer
birthdate = birth date and age|1956|12|05
Brooklyn, New York, USA
tonyawards = Best Featured Actor in a Play
The Floating Light Bulb"
Brian Backer (born
December 5, 1956, Brooklyn, New York) is an American actorwho has starred in film and on television. He is best known for his role in the 1982 hit comedyfilm " 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 Awardfor Best Featured Actor in a Play in Woody Allen's "The Floating Light Bulb" as a young Allen-type protagonist.
*"The Burning" (1981)
Fast Times at Ridgemont High" (1982)
*"Talk to Me" (1984)
Moving Violations" (1985)
The Money Pit" (1986)
Steel and Lace" (1991)
A Clown in Babylon" (1999)
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