Harris Yulin Jerome Belasco Frasier, Harris Yulin (born November 5, 1937) is an American actor who has appeared in over a hundred film and television series roles.
Yulin was born in Los Angeles, California. He was married to actress Gwen Welles until her death in 1993.
His first prominent film role was in the Brian De Palma film Scarface (1983) as Mel Bernstein. In 1989, he played the role of loud and obnoxious Judge Stephen Wexler in Ghostbusters II.
He appeared in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, in the episode “Duet”. During the second season of 24, he played the Director of the National Security Agency, Roger Stanton. He was nominated for a 1996 Emmy for his portrayal of crime boss, Jerome Belasco, in the television series, Frasier. In the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, he played Quentin Travers, head of the Watchers’ Council. Yulin also appeared in Season 3 of Entourage, in the episode “Return of the King”, as studio head Arthur Gadoff.
In 2009, he performed in The People Speak, a documentary feature film that uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday Americans, based on historian Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States.