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John Carroll Lynch

John Carroll Lynch was born August 1st, 1963 in Boulder, Colorado. He was raised in Denver Colorado. It was there John found a passion for acting and became a Denver Broncos fan. He graduated in the mid-80s with a B.F.A. in theatre from the The Catholic University of America / Hartke Theatre Acting program. From then, he continued to work in ... See full bio »

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 2015 The White Orchid (post-production)
Sheriff John Mann
 2015 Hot Pursuit
Captain Emmett
 2015/I The Invitation
 2014 Hoke (TV Movie)
Bill Henderson
 2014 Us & Them (TV Series)
- Coeds & Carburetors (2014) ... Ed
 2014 Manhattan (TV Series)
Daniel Ellis
- The New World (2014) ... Daniel Ellis
- Acceptable Limits (2014) ... Daniel Ellis
 2013-2014 Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series)
Commissioner Ned Dooley / Officer Ned Dooley
- Zach Galifianakis Wears a One-Armed Jacket (2014) ... Commissioner Ned Dooley
- Zoe Saldana Wears a Tan Blouse & Glasses (2013) ... Officer Ned Dooley
 2014 The Americans (TV Series)
- Echo (2014) ... Fred
- Operation Chronicle (2014) ... Fred
- Stealth (2014) ... Fred
- Martial Eagle (2014) ... Fred
- Cardinal (2014) ... Fred
 2014 House of Lies (TV Series)
Gil Selby
- Boom (2014) ... Gil Selby
- Power(less) (2014) ... Gil Selby
 2014 Camp X-Ray
Colonel Drummond
 2014 The Money (TV Movie)
Robert Harris
 2013 Do No Harm (TV Series)
Will Hayes
- Mine (2013) ... Will Hayes
- The Cookie Jar (2013) ... Will Hayes (credit only)
- Six Feet Deep (2013) ... Will Hayes
 2010-2012 The Glades (TV Series)
Mike Ogletree
- Old Times (2012) ... Mike Ogletree
- Pilot (2010) ... Mike Ogletree
 2012 Lay the Favorite
Dave Greenberg (as John Caroll Lynch)
 2011 Paul
Moses Buggs
 2010 How to Make It in America (TV Series)
- Keep on Truck'n (2010) ... Larry (as John Caroll Lynch)
 2010 Sympathy for Delicious
Evangelist Carroll
 2010 Hesher
 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Buddy Arnold
- Bloodsport (2009) ... Buddy Arnold
 2009 Monk (TV Series)
Kurt Pressman
- Happy Birthday, Mr. Monk (2009) ... Kurt Pressman
 2009 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Mr. Reed
- Truth or Consequences (2009) ... Mr. Reed
 2008 The Prince of Motor City (TV Movie)
Paul Riley
 2007 Full of It
Mr. Leonard
 2006 Maybe It's in the Water (Short)
 2006 The PTA (TV Series)
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series)
Acl-Lou / Mr. Simms / Monkey
- Stannie Get Your Gun (2005) ... Acl-Lou / Mr. Simms / Monkey (voice)
 2005 Mozart and the Whale
 2004 Details (Short)
 2004 The Mortuary
Mr. Whitman
 2004 Catch That Kid
Mr. Hartmann
 2003 Confidence
Grant Ashby
 2002 Live from Baghdad (TV Movie)
John Holliman
 2002 Three Days of Rain
Dinner Guest
 2002 Par 6
Dour O'Dowell
 2002 Bug
 2002 The Good Girl
Jack Field, Your Store Manager
 2001 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series)
Sonny Green
- The Race (2001) ... Sonny Green
 2000 The West Wing (TV Series)
- Galileo (2000) ... Jack
 2000 The Fugitive (TV Series)
- Pilot (2000) ... Raynor
 2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds
Impound Manager
 2000 The Next Best Thing
Abbie's Lawyer
 2000 Waking the Dead
Father Mileski
 1999 Tuesdays with Morrie (TV Movie)
 1999 Family Law (TV Series)
- Pilot (1999)
 1999 Anywhere But Here
Jack Irwin
 1999 Freak Weather
 1999 Late Last Night (TV Movie)
Sgt. Van Wyck
 1999 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Gerald Moss - Millenium Gate Spokesperson
- 11:59 (1999) ... Gerald Moss - Millenium Gate Spokesperson
 1999 Pushing Tin
Doctor Freeze (uncredited)
 1999 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
- True Believers (1999)
 1999 The Minus Man
Bartender (uncredited)
 1998 Return to Krondor (Video Game) (voice)
 1998 Restaurant
John English
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Bob Gilruth
- 1968 (1998) ... Bob Gilruth
 1998 Mercury Rising
Martin Lynch
 1997 The Visitor (TV Series)
Joe York
- Going Home (1997) ... Joe York
 1997 The Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Robert Larson
- Search and Seizure (1997) ... Dr. Robert Larson
 1997 A Thousand Acres
Ken LaSalle
 1997 No Strings Attached
 1997 Face/Off
Prison Guard Walton
 1996-1997 Life's Work (TV Series)
District Attorney Agee / Crazy Larry
- Banquet (1997) ... District Attorney Agee (as John Lynch)
- Boss (1996) ... Crazy Larry
 1997 Dead Men Can't Dance
Sgt. Plonder
 1996 Ace Ventura (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1996 Feeling Minnesota
 1996 The Fan
 1996 Shaughnessy (TV Movie)
 1996 A Friend's Betrayal (TV Movie)
Mr. Franks
 1996 Voice from the Grave (TV Movie)
Prosecutor O'Gane
 1996 The Client (TV Series)
- Damn Yankees (1996) ... Frank
 1996 Frasier (TV Series)
- The Show Where Diane Comes Back (1996) ... Franklin
 1996 Beautiful Girls
Frank Womack
 1996 Murder One (TV Series)
Officer Carl Bickley
- Chapter Thirteen (1996) ... Officer Carl Bickley
 1995 In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice (TV Movie)
The Major
 1995 The Cure
Skipper #1 (as John Lynch)
 1993 Grumpy Old Men
Moving Man
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: Plays Ed Chrystal in "Ridiculous Fraud" play by Beth Henley (McCarter Theatre, Princeton, New Jersey, USA). See more »

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Appears in three films with Jake Gyllenhaal: Bubble Boy (2001), The Good Girl (2002) and Zodiac (2007). See more »

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