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Lance Henriksen

An intense, versatile actor as adept at playing clean-cut FBI agents as he is psychotic motorcycle-gang leaders, who can go from portraying soulless, murderous vampires to burned-out, world-weary homicide detectives, Lance Henriksen has starred in a variety of films that have allowed him to stretch his talents just about as far as an actor could ... See full bio »

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 2017 Wraith (post-production)
Fr. Ehrlich
 2017 Being (pre-production)
Reverend Campbell
 2017 The Unwilling (post-production)
Father Harris
 2016 Acre Beyond the Rye (filming)
Dr. Bradford Weeks
 2016 Gehenna (post-production)
 2016 The Sector (completed)
The Finisher
 2016 Deserted (completed)
 2016 Needlestick (completed)
Alexander Crick
  Justice Served (completed)
Henry Callas
  West of Hell (post-production)
The Devil
 2016 Daylight's End
Frank Hill
 2016 Cut to the Chase
The Man
 2015-2016 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Bill McCready
- Mr. Solomon (No. 32) (2016) ... Bill McCready
- The Longevity Initiative (No. 97) (2015) ... Bill McCready
- The Major (No. 75) (2015) ... Bill McCready
- T. Earl King VI (No. 94) (2015) ... Bill McCready
 2016 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Chazz Montolo
- A Beautiful Disaster (2016) ... Chazz Montolo
 2016 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Griffin McColl
- Odd Man Out (2016) ... Griffin McColl
 2016 Monday at 11:01 A.M.
 2016 Lake Eerie
 2015 Kids vs Monsters
 2015 Into the Badlands (TV Series)
- Hand of Five Poisons (2015) ... Penrith
- Snake Creeps Down (2015) ... Penrith
 2015 All Hail King Julien (TV Series)
Doc Sugarfoot
- Election (2015) ... Doc Sugarfoot (voice)
 2015 Fragile Storm (Short)
 2015 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
- Dinosaur Seen in Sewers! (2015) ... Zog (voice)
 2015 Human Play (Short)
 2015 Harbinger Down
 2015 Me Him Her
The Stranger
 2015 Spirit Riders
 2015/I Stung
 2014 The Rolling Road (Short)
Les Davis
 2014 Paranormal Island
 2014 Hollows Grove
 2014 Last Writes (Short)
Robert Service
 2014 The Strain (TV Series)
- Night Zero (2014) ... Narrator (voice, as Lance Henricksen)
 2014 Road to Paloma
FBI Agent Kelly
 2014 Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (Video Game)
Thrallmar Farseer / The Black Knight (voice)
 2014 House at the End of the Drive
Skip Johansen
 2013 Blood Shot
 2013 Alien Rising
Colonel Stephen Cencula
 2013 Hannibal (TV Series)
Lawrence Wells
 2013 Gingerclown
 2013/I Phantom
 2013 Aliens: Colonial Marines (Video Game)
Bishop / Michael Weyland (voice)
 2012-2013 TRON: Uprising (TV Series)
- Terminal (2013) ... Tesler (voice)
- Rendezvous (2013) ... Tesler (voice)
- Welcome Home (2013) ... Tesler (voice)
- State of Mind (2012) ... Tesler (voice)
- Tagged (2012) ... Tesler (voice)
 2012 Sin Reaper 3D
Dr. Douglas Hoffman
 2012 Infex (Video Game)
Hazelton (voice)
 2012 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
- Skeletons in the Closet (2012) ... Lieutenant (voice)
- Endgame (2012) ... Lieutenant (voice)
- Turning the Tides (2012) ... Lieutenant (voice)
- Out of the Past (2012) ... Lieutenant (voice)
- And the Winner Is... (2012) ... Lieutenant (voice)
 2012 Mass Effect 3 (Video Game)
Admiral Steven Hackett (voice)
 2012 Astronaut: The Last Push
Walter Moffitt
 2012 It's in the Blood
 2011 Red Princess Blues: Genesis
Nino (voice)
 2011 The Dog Who Saved Halloween (TV Movie)
Eli Cole
 2011 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
Tom Harrison
- The Feud (2011) ... Tom Harrison
 2011 Ambush (Short)
Old Homeless Man / John Adams Lofgren
 2011 Monster Brawl
God (voice)
 2011 The Witches of Oz (TV Mini-Series)
Henry Gale
 2011 The Arcadian
Father Reed
 2011 Scream of the Banshee (TV Movie)
Broderick Duncan
 2011 Beautiful Wave
Jimmy Davenport / Baja Man
 2010 Castle (TV Series)
Benny Stryker
- Close Encounters of the Murderous Kind (2010) ... Benny Stryker
 2010 The Genesis Code
Dr. Hoffer
 2010/II Cyrus
 2010 Godkiller: Walk Among Us
Mulciber (voice)
 2010 Aliens vs. Predator 3 (Video Game)
Karl Bishop Weyland (voice)
 2009 The Lost Tribe
 2009 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Video Game)
General Shepherd (voice)
 2009 Jennifer's Body
Passing Motorist (uncredited)
 2008-2009 Transformers: Animated (TV Series)
- Five Servos of Doom (2009) ... Lockdown (voice)
- A Fistful of Energon (2008) ... Lockdown (voice)
- The Thrill of the Hunt (2008) ... Lockdown (voice)
 2009 The Slammin' Salmon
Dick Lobo
 2009 Screamers: The Hunting (Video)
 2008 Necessary Evil
Dr. Fibrian
 2008 House
Tin Man (voice)
 2008 Transformers Animated: The Game (Video Game)
Lockdown (voice)
 2008 Dying God
 2008 Prairie Fever (Video)
Monte James
 2008 Pistol Whipped (Video)
The Old Man
 2007 Mass Effect (Video Game)
Admiral Steven Hackett (voice)
 2007 The Chosen One
Cardinal Fred (voice)
 2007 In the Spider's Web (TV Movie)
Dr. Lecorpus
 2007 Bone Dry
 2007 My Cousin's Keeper (Short)
 2006 Sasquatch Mountain
Harlan Knowles
 2006 Superman: Brainiac Attacks (Video)
Brainiac (voice)
 2006 The Da Vinci Treasure
Dr. John Coven
 2005 Gun (Video Game)
Thomas MacGruder (voice)
 2005 IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix (TV Series)
Andrei Rubley
- Time to Shine (2005) ... Andrei Rubley (English version, voice)
 2005 Hellraiser: Hellworld (Video)
The Host
 2005 A Message from Fallujah (Short)
Daniel Crane
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel Wheeler
 2005 Tarzan 2 (Video)
Kerchak (voice)
 2005 Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (TV Series)
Mobius Quint
- Hunt for the Citadel of Bone (2005) ... Mobius Quint (voice)
 2004 Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Video Game)
Abaddon (voice)
 2004 Starkweather
The Mentor
 2004 Modigliani
Foster Kane
 2004 Keep Right (Short)
 2004 Evel Knievel (TV Movie)
'Awful' Knoffel
 2004 Madhouse
Dr. Franks
 2004 Static Shock (TV Series)
Kobra Leader
- Future Shock (2004) ... Kobra Leader (voice)
 2003 Rapid Exchange (Video)
 2003 Mimic: Sentinel (Video)
 2002 Antibody (Video)
 2002 Red Faction II (Video Game)
Molov (voice)
 2002 Run Like Hell (Video Game)
Nick Conner (voice)
 2002 The Untold (Video)
Harlan Knowles
 2002 Unspeakable
Jack Pitchford
 2002 The Mangler 2 (Video)
Headmaster Bradeen (as Lance Henricksen)
 2001 The Legend of Tarzan (TV Series)
- Tarzan and Tublat's Revenge (2001) ... Kerchack (voice)
 2001 Lost Voyage (TV Movie)
David Shaw (as Lance Henricksen)
 2001 Demons on Canvas (Short)
John Soltys
 2000 Freedom (TV Series)
- War (2000)
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Frank Black
- Millennium (1999) ... Frank Black
 1999 Harsh Realm (TV Series)
- Pilot (1999) ... General (uncredited)
 1999 Tarzan
Kerchak (voice)
 1997 No Contest II
Eric Dane / Erich Dengler
 1995 Baja (Video)
 1995 Mind Ripper
 1995 Aurora: Operation Intercept
William Stenghel
 1995 Spitfire
Richard Charles
 1994 Felony
 1994 Boulevard
 1993 The Criminal Mind
Agent Winslow
 1993 Knights
 1993 Excessive Force
 1992 Delta Heat
Jackson Rivers
 1992 Jennifer 8
Freddy Ross
 1991 Comrades in Arms
Rob Reed
 1989 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
- Snow (1989) ... Snow
 1989 The Horror Show
Detective Lucas McCarthy
 1989 Hit List
Chris Caleek
 1988 The Last Samurai
Johnny Congo
 1988 Deadly Intent (Video)
 1988 Martini Ranch: Reach (Video short)
Gang Member
 1987 Paul Reiser Out on a Whim (TV Movie)
 1986 Aliens
 1986 Choke Canyon
Brook Alastair
 1985 Streets of Justice (TV Movie)
Dist. Atty. Jerry Logan
 1983-1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Josh Fulton / Deseau
- Never My Love (1984) ... Josh Fulton
- Man in a Glass House (1983) ... Deseau
 1983-1984 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Sgt. King / Johnny 'Nose'
- Heat (1984) ... Sgt. King
- Hopes and Dreams (1983) ... Johnny 'Nose'
 1984 Scene of the Crime (TV Series)
- Pilot (1984)
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
- A Woman's Work (1984) ... Finch
 1984 Riptide (TV Series)
John McMasters
- Raiders of the Lost Sub (1984) ... John McMasters
 1984 The A-Team (TV Series)
Mack Dalton
- In Plane Sight (1984) ... Mack Dalton
 1983 Nightmares
MacLeod (segment "The Benediction")
 1983 Blood Feud (TV Movie)
Mel Pierce (polygraph operator)
 1982 A Question of Honor (TV Movie)
Wiley (as Lance Hendrickson)
 1981 Piranha Part Two: The Spawning
Police Chief Steve Kimbrough (as Lance Henricksen)
 1981 Prince of the City
D.A. Burano
 1980 B.A.D. Cats (TV Series)
- Pilot (1980) ... Timothy
 1979 The Visitor
Raymond Armstead
 1976 Network
Network Lawyer at Khan's Place (uncredited)
 1976 The Next Man
Federal Security (as Lance Hendrickson)
 1976 Mansion of the Doomed
Dr. Dan Bryan
 1976 Return to Earth (TV Movie)
 1975 Dog Day Afternoon
 1974 To Kill the King
Hank Adams
 1973 Emperor of the North
Railroad worker (uncredited)
 1972 It Ain't Easy
 1961 The Outsider
U.S. Marine (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Three Plays of the Sea" by Eugene O'Neill on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 10 Interviews | 3 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lance Hendrickson | Lance Henricksen


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[on Sidney Lumet] I did three movies with Lumet and he was the only guy in the industry I've ever seen who worked this way: He'd get the entire cast together, big parts and small, rent out this big ballroom, tape off all the locations, and we'd do the whole script with everyone there, block it out. Then by the time we got to the set, not only was everyone comfortable, but we were an ensemble. See more »


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