​John Getz (born October 15, 1946) is a stage-trained American actor.

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​John Getz (born October 15, 1946) is a stage-trained American actor.

Description above from the Wikipedia article John Getz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 91

Birthday 1946-10-15

Place of Birth Davenport, Iowa, U.S.

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • John William Getz

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Body at Brighton Rock as Sheriff
2018 Brampton's Own as Bart
2017 Ghosted (1 episode) as Director Romslo
2016 Timeless (8 episodes) as Benjamin Cahill
2016 Certain Women as George Rowles
2015 Trumbo as Sam Wood
2015 The Perfect Guy as Renkin
2015 Better Call Saul (1 episode) as Chairman
2014 How to Get Away with Murder (1 episode) as David Dolan
2013 Desperate Acts of Magic as Don Tarzia
2011 Homeland (1 episode) as Joe Crocker
2011 How Did They Ever Make a Movie of Facebook? as Himself/Sy
2011 Elevator as Henry Barton
2010 The Social Network as Sy
2010 Nikita (2 episodes) as Senator Ed Chappell
2009 Castle (1 episode) as Dr. Gustavo Bauer
2009 Trust Me (1 episode)
2008 Eleventh Hour (1 episode)
2008 Swingtown (1 episode)
2008 A Line in the Sand as Captain McClenon
2007 Big Shots (1 episode)
2007 Private Practice (1 episode)
2007 Mad Men (1 episode)
2007 Zodiac as Templeton Peck
2007 Nanking as George Fitch
2006 Day Break (4 episodes)
2006 Shark (1 episode)
2005 Living 'til the End as Mr. Hines
2005 Ghost Whisperer (1 episode)
2005 Criminal Minds (1 episode) as Andrew Kane
2005 Close to Home (1 episode)
2005 How I Met Your Mother (1 episode)
2005 Prison Break (1 episode) as Dr. Roger Knowlton
2005 Grey's Anatomy (2 episodes)
2005 Mystery Woman: Sing Me a Murder as Dan
2005 Medium (1 episode)
2003 Cold Case (1 episode)
2003 Joan of Arcadia (6 episodes)
2003 NCIS (1 episode)
2003 Mystery Woman (1 episode)
2003 Hunger Point as David Hunter
2002 Without a Trace (1 episode)
2002 CSI: Miami (1 episode)
2001 According to Jim (1 episode)
2001 Zenon: The Zequel as General Hammond
2000 Held for Ransom as Mr. Kirkland
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode) as Bill Harvey (2 episodes)
1999 The West Wing (2 episodes)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Admiral Vincent Albers
1999 Providence (1 episode)
1998 The King of Queens (2 episodes)
1998 Maggie (22 episodes)
1997 Painted Hero as Sheriff Acuff
1996 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1 episode)
1996 A Friend's Betrayal as Dennis Hewitt
1996 The Late Shift as Brandon Tartikoff
1995 JAG (1 episode)
1995 Awake to Danger as Steve Murdock
1994 Fortunes of War as Franklin Hewitt
1994 A Passion to Kill
1994 The 5 Mrs. Buchanans (2 episodes)
1994 Untamed Love as Dan
1994 Playmaker as Eddie
1992 Majority Rule as Paul
1992 In My Daughter's Name as Michael Elias
1991 Curly Sue as Walker McCormick
1991 Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead as Gus
1990 Men at Work as Maxwell Potterdam III
1989 Born on the Fourth of July as Marine Major - Vietnam
1989 The Fly II as Stathis Borans
1988 Murphy Brown (1 episode)
1987 Mariah (7 episodes)
1986 The Fly as Stathis Borans
1985 MacGruder and Loud (14 episodes)
1984 Thief of Hearts as Ray Davis
1984 Murder, She Wrote (2 episodes)
1984 Blood Simple as Ray
1984 Concrete Beat
1984 Maggie Briggs (6 episodes)
1982 Not in Front of the Children as Dr. Paul Adams
1981 Tattoo as Buddy
1978 A Woman Called Moses (2 episodes) as Stewart
1977 Rafferty (13 episodes)
1977 Three's Company (1 episode) as Lee Tripper
1977 The Andros Targets (1 episode)
1975 Wonder Woman (1 episode)
1975 Barney Miller (1 episode)
1975 The Happy Hooker as Trout Fisherman
1974 Killer Bees as Attendant
1972 ABC Afterschool Special (1 episode)
1964 Another World (1,668 episodes)

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