Harry Bacharach is an Atlantic City politician. Bacharach is the Atlantic City Mayor until December 1920 and is played by John Rue. The character is based on the real politician of the same name.



Bacharach has been a local politician for several years. He is a republican and the elected Mayor of Atlantic City. He is part of Treasurer Nucky Thompson's organisation. He has a reputation for being ineffectual.

Season 1

With the dawn of prohibition Nucky assembles his organisation for a dinner at Babette's Supper Club and explains that they are about to get in to bootlegging. Bacarach and his colleagues greet the announcement with cheers and applause. ("Boardwalk Empire")

Bacharach attends Nucky's birthday party at Babette's with a date. ("Anastasia")

Bacharach loses the Mayor position when Edward Bader is elected in his place.


Memorable Quotes


Season one appearances
Boardwalk Empire The Ivory Tower Broadway Limited Anastasia
Nights in Ballygran Family Limitation Home Hold Me in Paradise
Belle Femme The Emerald City Paris Green A Return to Normalcy
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