Stanley Benjamin Kirsch (born July 15, 1968 in New York City, New York) is an American actor, screenwriter and director, best known for his work on Highlander, General Hospital and Shallow Ground

He voiced Dr. Lawrence Gordon in Saw: Rebirth.


Stan Kirsch was born in New York City in 1968 and began acting when he was still a child. His first acting job was at the age of 4, when he appeared in some television commercials for the Campbell Soup Company. Kirsch appeared in the short-lived TV series Riders in the Sky and on the soap opera General Hospital in 1992. He has made guest appearances in some TV shows, including JAG, Family Law and Friends.

His most notable role began in 1992 on Highlander: The Series as Richie Ryan. He left the show as a regular cast member in the fifth season finale in 1997, but made one last guest appearance in the series finale episode. Kirsch made his debut as director and producer with the film Straight Eye: The Movie in 2004. In 2008, he founded his own acting studio called Stan Kirsch Studios.



Year Title Role
1992 The Streets of Beverly Hills Kenny Street
1996 Home Song Kent Arens
1998 Reason Thirteen Michael
1999 The Sky's on Fire Chuck
Shark in a Bottle Punk #1
2000 The Flunky Sammy Bestone
2004 Shallow Ground Stuart Dempsey
Straight Eye: The Movie Sonny
2005 Saw: Rebirth Doctor
Deep Rescue Kevin
2009 Matumbo Goldberg Matumbo's Crew


Year Title Role
1991 Riders in the Sky Axl
1992-1998 Highlander Richard H. 'Richie' Ryan
1992 General Hospital Carl
True Colors Leland
CBS Schoolbreak Special Steve
1995 Friends Ethan
ABC Afterschool Specials Matt
1996-2001 JAG Lieutenant Ferrari / Ensign Frank Cody
1999 Love Boat: The Next Wave Vince
2000 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Chipper Dunn
Family Law Rick Quinn
2002 First Monday David Dahl Washington Post Reporter
2008 Invincible Robot / Red Rush


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