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John Balma


Raised to be a cowboy, John fled his family's horse-drawn dreams and headed to San Francisco to pursue a career in theater. Trained at San Francisco State University, John was a founding member of both Reflex Action Theater and the legendary Z Collective. While in SF he appeared in over 30 productions at Berkeley Rep, Magic Theatre, Shakespeare in ... See full bio »
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 2013 Santa Switch (TV Movie)
Maitre d'
 2010-2013 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Barney
- Fluoride (2013) ... Barney
- Leslie vs. April (2012) ... Barney
- Citizen Knope (2011) ... Barney
- Telethon (2010) ... Barney
 2011 The Majestic Theater Co. (TV Series)
 2011 For a Green Card (TV Series)
Father of the Bride
- Go Team Fake Wedding (2011) ... Father of the Bride
 2008 Ernesto (TV Movie)
Hostess Executive 1
 2008 'Til Death (TV Series)
Tim
- Sugar Dougie (2008) ... Tim
 2008/I Just Add Water
Elmo
 2007 Playing Chicken (TV Movie)
Phil
 2007 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Contest Judge
- Kung Fu Fighting (2007) ... Contest Judge
 2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Thad Esmond
- Thirteen (2007) ... Thad Esmond
 2007 Side Order of Life (TV Series)
Stan
- Pilot (2007) ... Stan
 2007 If I Had Known I Was a Genius
Gifted School Teacher
 2006 Four Kings (TV Series)
Jacques
- Check, Please! (2006) ... Jacques
 2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Cartwright
- Tomorrow (2006) ... Cartwright
 2006 Stick It
Meet Director / Drugstore Judge
 2006 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Hampton
- Stevie in the Hospital (2006) ... Hampton
 2006 In Justice (TV Series)
Father Thomas
- Pilot (2006) ... Father Thomas
- Brothers and Sisters (2006) ... Father Thomas
 2006 Emily's Reasons Why Not (TV Series)
Grundel
 2005 Scrubs (TV Series)
Owner
- My Drive By (2005) ... Owner
 2003 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Mr. Grafton
- Road to Tradition (2003) ... Mr. Grafton
 2003 Friends (TV Series)
Professor Jarvis Oberblau
- The One in Barbados: Part 2 (2003) ... Professor Jarvis Oberblau
 2003 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Muroc
- Cease Fire (2003) ... Muroc
 2003 George Lopez (TV Series)
Construction Boss
- The Valentine's Day Massacre (2003) ... Construction Boss
 2002 Hourly Rates
Vic
 2002 Alias (TV Series)
Thatcher Powell
- The Abduction (2002) ... Thatcher Powell
 2002 Do Over (TV Series)
Waiter
- Joel Larsen's Day Off (2002) ... Waiter
 2002 Moonlight Mile
Walter Ketch
 2002 Passions (TV Series)
Nelson the mortician
- Episode #1.767 (2002) ... Nelson the mortician
 2002 Purpose
Trey Stevens
 2002 The District (TV Series)
Gary Kupchek
- The Killing Point (2002) ... Gary Kupchek
 2001 Kristin (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Mother (2001) ... Waiter
 2001 The Fighting Fitzgeralds (TV Series)
Man
- One Angry Man (2001) ... Man
 2001 Three Sisters (TV Series)
Waiter
- Masters of Intervention (2001) ... Waiter
 2001 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Customer
- Double Date (2001) ... Customer
 2000 Norm (TV Series)
Gavin
- Laurie Loses It (2000) ... Gavin
 1999 Suddenly Susan (TV Series)
Gary
- The Gay Parade (1999) ... Gary
 1999 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Eames
- Dial M for Dick (1999) ... Eames
 1998-1999 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Hotel Employee / Hotel Man
- It's About Time (1999) ... Hotel Employee
- Prom-ises, Prom-ises (1998) ... Hotel Man
 1999 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Waiter
- Saving Grace (1999) ... Waiter
 1990 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Blatchlay
- With Malice Towards One (1990) ... Blatchlay

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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Served as President of the Board of Directors for Being Alive, an AIDS Service Organization based in Los Angeles (2004 - 2009). See more »

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