(written from a Production point of view)
Ostrow may best be known for his recurring role as Will on the 1998-2000 television series Sports Night. He can also been seen in several episodes of The West Wing, on which he appeared as a reporter named John. He also played a reporter in two episodes of The Nine, a short-lived series starring John Billingsley. Other TV shows on which he has appeared include Law & Order (working with Paul Sorvino and Mike Starr), Party of Five, Ally McBeal, the cult science fiction series Firefly (with Ron Glass), What I Like About You (with Lisa Kaminir), Boston Legal (with William Shatner, Rene Auberjonois, Gregory Itzin, Leslie Jordan, and Randy Oglesby), and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (with Steven Weber and Christopher Shea). In addition, he had roles in such films as Quiz Show (with Christopher McDonald and Jeffrey Nordling), Bulworth (with Deborah Lacey, Robin Gammell, Sarah Silverman, and Paul Sorvino), and TV's The Rat Pack (co-starring David Andrews, Brad Blaisdell, Scott MacDonald, and Dey Young).