Playing Edgar Allen Poe in a one-man play: "Nevermore - An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe" at the Steve Allen Theater in Hollywood, California
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Jeffery Combs | Jeff Combs
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on being typecast] You get known for something, and then they pigeonhole you. They don't want to view you as being particularly versatile. They just want you to do that thing you did before. It perpetuates itself. You can certainly say no, but then you're not working. So a long time ago, I just told myself I'd just turn everything, even if it's all stuck in a particular genre, I'd try to expand ...
In the episode of The 4400
(2004) entitled "Wake Up Call", he hands a character a book by H.P. Lovecraft
called "At the Mountains of Madness". Combs is well known for playing various roles in Lovecraftian movies.
Often plays psychotic anti-heroes or eccentrics on the verge of psychosis