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Alan Ruck


Alan Ruck was born on July 1, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, and has made over 100 appearances in films and television, and on stage. He is best known for his role as the friend of Matthew Broderick and hopeless hypochondriac Cameron Frye, in John Hughes's Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986). During the 1980s he appeared in films such as Class (1983) with ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ferris Bueller's Day Off
(1986)
Spin City
Spin City Stuart Bondek
(1996-2002)
Speed
Speed Stephens
(1994)
Twister
Twister Robert 'Rabbit' Nurick
(1996)

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  Succession (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Connor Roy
 2016 The Loud House (TV Series)
Tetherby / Cop
- Attention Deficit/Out on a Limo (2016) ... Tetherby / Cop (voice)
 2016 The Catch (TV Series)
Gordon Bailey
- The Trial (2016) ... Gordon Bailey
 2016 Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life (TV Series)
Mark Barrett
- How to Survive Your Parents' Visit (2016) ... Mark Barrett
 2016 The Middle (TV Series)
Jack Kershaw
- Film, Friends and Fruit Pies (2016) ... Jack Kershaw
- Birds of a Feather (2016) ... Jack Kershaw
 2015 Sofia the First (TV Series)
Herb
- Sofia in Elvenmoor (2015) ... Herb (voice)
- All the Sprite Moves (2015) ... Herb (voice)
 2015 Major Crimes (TV Series)
FBI Special Agent Jerry Shea
- Hostage of Fortune (2015) ... FBI Special Agent Jerry Shea
 2015 Hindsight (TV Series)
Harry
- ...Then I'll Know (2015) ... Harry
 2014 Instant Mom (TV Series)
Mr. Shank
- Teacher's Pest (2014) ... Mr. Shank
 2014 Intelligence (TV Series)
Jonathan Cain
- Cain and Gabriel (2014) ... Jonathan Cain
 2014 The Novice (TV Movie)
Bill Jones
 2013 Super Fun Night (TV Series)
Spencer Quinn
- Merry Super Fun Christmas (2013) ... Spencer Quinn
 2013 NCIS (TV Series)
Ward Beringer
- Gut Check (2013) ... Ward Beringer
 2013 Zombie Night (TV Movie)
Joseph
 2013 We Are Men (TV Series)
Minister
- Pilot (2013) ... Minister
 2013 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Max Lyster
- Reckoning (2013) ... Max Lyster
 2012 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Mr. Slater
- Ohuna (2012) ... Mr. Slater
 2011 Five (TV Movie)
Sam Jarente
 2011 Fringe (TV Series)
Dr. Krick
- Os (2011) ... Dr. Krick
 2010 The Wyoming Story (TV Movie)
Hollister Ames
 2010 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Donald Wexling
- Borderline (2010) ... Donald Wexling
 2010 Justified (TV Series)
Roland Pike
- Long in the Tooth (2010) ... Roland Pike
 2010 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Arnold Winslow
- Growin' Up (2010) ... Arnold Winslow
 2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Buddy Mills
- Unshockable (2010) ... Buddy Mills
 2010 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Dr. Allan Beckham
- Show Stopper (2010) ... Dr. Allan Beckham
 2009 Cougar Town (TV Series)
Frank Miller
- Two Gunslingers (2009) ... Frank Miller
 2009 Flashforward (TV Series)
Tomasi
- White to Play (2009) ... Tomasi
 2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Attorney Wayne Davidson
- Kill, Baby, Kill! (2008) ... Attorney Wayne Davidson
 2008 Eureka (TV Series)
Dr. Hood
- Best in Faux (2008) ... Dr. Hood
 2007 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Steve Sinclair
- Bad Blood (2007) ... Steve Sinclair
 2007 The Bronx Is Burning (TV Mini-Series)
Reporter
- Mr. October (2007) ... Reporter
- Caught! (2007) ... Reporter
- Past Combatants (2007) ... Reporter
- Time for a Change? (2007) ... Reporter
- The Seven Commandments (2007) ... Reporter
 2007 Family of the Year (TV Series)
Dick
- Pilot (2007) ... Dick
 2007 Medium (TV Series)
Albert Bunford
- Second Opinion (2007) ... Albert Bunford
 2007 Drive (TV Series)
John Ashton
- Unaired Pilot (2007) ... John Ashton
 2005 Stella (TV Series)
Richard
- Coffee Shop (2005) ... Richard
 2005 Don't Ask (TV Movie)
Howard Collins
 2003 Queens Supreme (TV Series)
Dr. Katz
- That Voodoo That You Do (2003) ... Dr. Katz
 2002 Scrubs (TV Series)
Mr. Bragin
- My Lucky Day (2002) ... Mr. Bragin
 1996-2002 Spin City (TV Series)
Stuart Bondek
- A Tale of Four Cities (2002) ... Stuart Bondek (credit only)
- Look Who's Not Talking (2002) ... Stuart Bondek (credit only)
- An Affair Not to Remember (2002) ... Stuart Bondek (credit only)
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Dolan
- Spider (1998) ... Tom Dolan
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Howard Sharp
- Unnatural Selection (1996) ... Howard Sharp
 1994 Daddy's Girls (TV Series)
Lenny
- Pilot (1994) ... Lenny
 1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Carty
 1993 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Patrick Gatwood
- Unlawful Entries (1993) ... Patrick Gatwood
 1992-1993 The Edge (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.14 (1993) ... Various Characters
- Tape Cycle #3 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.4 ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.2 ... Various Characters
 1990 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
Charlie
 1989 The Famous Teddy Z (TV Series)
Sheldon Samms
- Teddy Sells the House (1989) ... Sheldon Samms
 1988 Shooter (TV Movie)
Stork O'Connor
 1985 First Steps (TV Movie)
Dave
 1984 Hard Knox (TV Movie)
Frankie Tyrone
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Acted and directed the revue/play "Billy Bishop Goes to War" at the Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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Personal Quote:

I really enjoyed multi-camera comedy. You film in front of a live audience, and it's kind of the best of both worlds. It's like doing a one-act play every week, but if you screw your lines up, you get to do it over. See more »

Trivia:

Starred with wife Mirielle Enos in ABC's The Catch. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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