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Michael Ensign
Michael Ensign
Michael Ensign appears in the recurring role of Judge Paul Resnick on the series.
Personal Information
Gender/Sex: Male
Born: (1944-02-13) February 13, 1944 (age 80)
Birthplace: Safford, Arizona, U.S.A.
Character information
Appeared on: Boston Legal
Character played: Judge Paul Resnick in episodes beginning with "Catch and Release" in Season 1
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Michael Ensign (born February 13, 1944) appears as Judge Paul Resnick in 11 episodes of Boston Legal. He is known for playing Benjamin Guggenheim in James Cameron's 1997 film, Titanic.

Early life[]

Born in Safford, Arizona and raised in both the United States and London, England, Michael trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and spent the first ten years of his professional career working in the theater in Britain.


Ensign's film credits include Midnight Express, Superman, Raise the Titanic, !!Buddy Buddy!!, !!WarGames!!, Mr. Mom, Ghostbusters, Dr. Hackenstein,[1] Life Stinks, Not Another Teen Movie, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, All Of Me, House, Rough Magic, The Couch Trip, License To Drive, Pink Floyd—The Wall, Kiss Me Goodbye, Vice Squad, Children of the Corn III, Solaris, Maxie, Star Chamber, Born Yesterday, Bringing Down the House, Down with Love, Titanic and Seabiscuit.

Ensign's many television appearances include Boston Legal, Alias, Monk, JAG, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Star Trek: Enterprise, The X Files, Griends, Star Trek: Voyager], Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: The Next Generation, MacGyver, Dynasty, Falcon Crest, M*A*S*H, The A-Team, and The Dukes Of Hazzard. He also appeared in the 1986 TV miniseries Dream West.


  1. "Dr. Hackenstein". Troma Entertainment. Retrieved February 6, 2010.

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