Biography

An American actor. The son of Lorraine, a homemaker, and Raymond Drake, a drafting engineer for an oil company. Drake is renowned for his portrayal of developmentally disabled Benny Stulwicz on the television show L.A. Law from 1987 until the show's end in 1994, for which he won two consecutive Emmy Awards (1988, 1989). He returned to the part of Benny in L.A. Law: The Movie, a "reunion" movie aired on NBC in 2002. Drake has appeared in numerous television and film roles, including: Time Quest, Dark Asylum, Paranoid, Bean, Overnight Delivery, The Beast, The Journey of August King, Murder in New Hampshire, Dr. Giggles, Darkman, Darkman II: The Return of Durant, The Taming of the Shrew (1983), American Pie 2, and Dark Night of the Scarecrow. He was also a regular on the 1998 science fiction TV show Prey. Drake provided the voice acting for Pops on Johnny Bravo. In 2007 he co-starred in the made for TV movie Gryphon, a Sci-Fi Pictures original film. Drake married actress Ruth De Sosa in 1989; they divorced in 1991. In October 2009, he married horror writer and model Marina Drujko, but later they divorce in the same year, 2009.

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An American actor. The son of Lorraine, a homemaker, and Raymond Drake, a drafting engineer for an oil company. Drake is renowned for his portrayal of developmentally disabled Benny Stulwicz on the television show L.A. Law from 1987 until the show's end in 1994, for which he won two consecutive Emmy Awards (1988, 1989). He returned to the part of Benny in L.A. Law: The Movie, a "reunion" movie aired on NBC in 2002. Drake has appeared in numerous television and film roles, including: Time Quest, Dark Asylum, Paranoid, Bean, Overnight Delivery, The Beast, The Journey of August King, Murder in New Hampshire, Dr. Giggles, Darkman, Darkman II: The Return of Durant, The Taming of the Shrew (1983), American Pie 2, and Dark Night of the Scarecrow. He was also a regular on the 1998 science fiction TV show Prey. Drake provided the voice acting for Pops on Johnny Bravo. In 2007 he co-starred in the made for TV movie Gryphon, a Sci-Fi Pictures original film. Drake married actress Ruth De Sosa in 1989; they divorced in 1991. In October 2009, he married horror writer and model Marina Drujko, but later they divorce in the same year, 2009.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 50

Birthday 1950-02-21

Place of Birth Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 The Secrets of Emily Blair as John Doe
2009 Dead Air as Vernon
2009 Green Lantern: First Flight as Ganthet (voice)
2007 Attack of the Gryphon as Armand
2006 Dorm Daze 2 as Dean Dryer
2005 Officer Down as Captain Raymond Taggart
2004 Boston Legal (1 episode)
2002 Firefly (1 episode) as Sir Warwick Harrow
2002 What's New, Scooby-Doo? (1 episode)
2002 Spun as Dr. K
2002 L.A. Law: The Movie as Benny Stulwicz
2001 Dark Asylum as The Trasher
2001 Crossing Jordan (1 episode)
2001 American Pie 2 as Natalie's Dad
2001 Six Feet Under (2 episodes)
2000 As Told by Ginger (1 episode) as Mr. Weinstein (voice)
2000 Timequest as J. Edgar Hoover
2000 Runaway Virus as Dr. Griggs
1999 Durango Kids as Dudley
1999 Inferno as Ramsey Hogan
1999 Batman Beyond (1 episode)
1998 The Treat as Ray
1998 Paranoia as Calvin Hawks
1998 Overnight Delivery as Hal Ipswich
1998 Prey (13 episodes)
1997 Stargate SG-1 (1 episode) as Burrock
1997 Johnny Bravo (181 episodes) as Pops (voice)
1997 Bean as Elmer
1996 Superman: The Animated Series (2 episodes)
1996 The Beast (2 episodes) as Lucas Coven
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1995 The Journey of August King as Olaf Singletary
1995 Darkman II: The Return of Durant as Robert G. Durant
1995 The Outer Limits (1 episode)
1995 Star Trek: Voyager (1 episode)
1994 One More Mountain as Patrick Breen as Harry Breen
1992 Dr. Giggles as Dr. Evan Rendell
1991 Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story as Mark Sisti
1990 Darkman as Robert G. Durant
1989 Tales from the Crypt (2 episodes) as Santa
1988 Too Good to Be True as Glen Robie
1986 L.A. Law (172 episodes) as Benny Stulwicz (13 episodes)
1984 Hunter (1 episode)
1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (1 episode)
1983 The Taming Of The Shrew as Baptista
1982 American Playhouse (1 episode)
1981 Dark Night of the Scarecrow as Bubba Ritter
1976 Date with a Kidnapper as Age Home Attendant
1975 Truckin' Man as Diesel Joe
1971 This Stuff'll Kill Ya! as Bubba

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