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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 60

Birthday 1940-11-07

Place of Birth Oakland - California - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (1 episode) as Hanlin Charleston
2015 Bridge of Spies as Judge Byers
2013 Zero Charisma as Greg Goran
2012 Lincoln as John Usher
2012 Elementary (1 episode) as James Connaughton
2011 The Eagle as Claudius Marcellus
2010 True Grit as Col. Stonehill
2009 Parks and Recreation (1 episode)
2009 Castle (1 episode) as Dave Dunne
2008 The Mentalist (1 episode) as Christo Papadakis (1 episode) as Professeur Papadakis
2007 The Big Bang Theory (2 episodes) as Santa
2006 Dexter (1 episode) as Dr. Pittman
2004 House (1 episode) as Marvin
2004 Desperate Housewives (12 episodes)
2004 Jack & Bobby (1 episode) as Merle Horstradt
2003 Two and a Half Men (1 episode)
2003 The Fighting Temptations as Mr. Fairchild
2000 Thirteen Days as Arthur Lundahl
1999 The West Wing (1 episode)
1999 Family Law (1 episode)
1998 The King of Queens (2 episodes) as Joe Heffernan
1997 Flubber as Minister
1997 Stargate SG-1 (1 episode) as Maz'rai
1997 Soul Man (25 episodes)
1997 Rough Riders (2 episodes) as Wadsworth, Sr.
1995 The Jeff Foxworthy Show (41 episodes)
1995 The Office (6 episodes) as Frank Gerard
1995 Star Trek: Voyager (1 episode)
1994 The Swan Princess as King William (voice)
1994 The Enemy Within as Vice President Walter Kelly
1993 The Nanny (1 episode)
1993 And the Band Played On as Congressman Phil Burton
1993 Cutters (5 episodes) as Harry Polachek
1993 The Temp as Dr. Feldman
1992 Criminal Behavior as Albee Ferguson
1992 For Richer, for Poorer as Larry
1991 In a Stranger's Hand as Francis Haynes
1991 Drexell's Class (18 episodes)
1991 Child's Play 3 as Colonel Cochrane
1991 Jailbirds as Sheriff
1991 White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd as D.A. Buron Fitts
1991 The Perfect Tribute as Dr. Thomas
1991 The Whereabouts of Jenny as Cox
1990 Ghost Dad as Mr. Seymour
1990 Down Home (19 episodes) as Walt McCrorey
1989 My Brother's Wife as Charles Rusher
1989 Body Wars as Mission Commander
1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys as Charlie
1989 Wired as Washington Post Editor
1989 Doctor, Doctor (40 episodes)
1989 Doctor Doctor (40 episodes)
1989 Out on the Edge as Dr. Cutler
1989 Naked Lie as Adam Berger
1988 Clean and Sober as Bob
1988 Funny Farm as Marion Corey Jr.
1988 Baby M as Judge Sorkow
1988 Aaron's Way (1 episode)
1987 Nuts as First Judge
1987 Like Father Like Son as Old Man Morrison
1986 Fresno (4 episodes) as Prosecutor


2013 Zero Charisma Executive Producer

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