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Jim Beaver is an American character actor, best known for his leading roles on the TV series Deadwood (2004) and Supernatural (2005). Born in Laramie, Wyoming a minister's son, he was raised in and around Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. Following high school and a year of college, he joined the Marines and served as a radioman with the 1st ... See full bio »

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Known For

Deadwood
Deadwood Whitney Ellsworth
(2004-2006)
Supernatural
Supernatural Bobby Singer / Bobby / Demon / Leviathan / Worm
(2006-2017)
Justified
Justified Sheriff Shelby Parlow / Shelby Parlow
(2011-2013)
Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad Lawson
(2011-2012)

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 2006-2017 Supernatural (TV Series)
Bobby Singer / Bobby / Leviathan / ...
- All Along the Watchtower (2017) ... Bobby
- Safe House (2016) ... Bobby Singer
- Inside Man (2015) ... Bobby Singer
- Taxi Driver (2013) ... Bobby Singer
 2017 Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (TV Series)
Deputy Director Walter Atwood
- Blowback (2017) ... Deputy Director Walter Atwood
 2017 NCIS: New Orleans (TV Series)
Rig Manager Jackson Hauser
- Hell on the High Water (2017) ... Rig Manager Jackson Hauser
 2016 Bones (TV Series)
George Gibbons
- The Monster in the Closet (2016) ... George Gibbons
 2016 Better Call Saul (TV Series)
Lawson
- Klick (2016) ... Lawson
- Gloves Off (2016) ... Lawson
 2014 NCIS (TV Series)
Captain Tom O'Rourke
- The San Dominick (2014) ... Captain Tom O'Rourke
 2014 Major Crimes (TV Series)
Donald Beckwith
- Return to Sender, Part 2 (2014) ... Donald Beckwith
 2013 Revolution (TV Series)
John Franklin Fry
- Dead Man Walking (2013) ... John Franklin Fry
- One Riot, One Ranger (2013) ... John Franklin Fry
 2013 Longmire (TV Series)
Lee Rosky
- Natural Order (2013) ... Lee Rosky
 2013 Mike & Molly (TV Series)
Dwight
- Windy City (2013) ... Dwight
- School Recital (2013) ... Dwight
 2013 The Middle (TV Series)
Eddie Stokes
- Dollar Days (2013) ... Eddie Stokes
 2012 Dexter (TV Series)
Clint McKay
 2011-2012 Breaking Bad (TV Series)
Lawson
- Live Free or Die (2012) ... Lawson
- Thirty-Eight Snub (2011) ... Lawson
 2011 Love Bites (TV Series)
Trucker
- Keep on Truckin' (2011) ... Trucker
 2010 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Gus
- Veronica (2010) ... Gus
 2010 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Cobb Holwell
- The Red Ponies (2010) ... Cobb Holwell
 2010 Law & Order: LA (TV Series)
Frank Loomis
- Hollywood (2010) ... Frank Loomis
 2007 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Sheriff Williams
- Identity (2007) ... Sheriff Williams
 2007 Tales from the Pub (TV Series)
Joe
- Not Her, Her (2007) ... Joe
 2006 The Unit (TV Series)
Lloyd Cole
- Manhunt (2006) ... Lloyd Cole
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Ranger Diggory
- Revealed (2004) ... Ranger Diggory
 2004 Monk (TV Series)
Sheriff Ronald Mathis
- Mr. Monk Gets Married (2004) ... Sheriff Ronald Mathis
 2004 Beck and Call (TV Short)
Principal
 2003 The Lyon's Den (TV Series)
Hank Ferris
- The Other Side of Caution (2003) ... Hank Ferris
 2003 Tremors (TV Series)
Sheriff Sam Boggs
- Water Hazard (2003) ... Sheriff Sam Boggs
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Prison Officer
- Twilight (2003) ... Prison Officer
 2003 Andy Richter Controls the Universe (TV Series)
Craig
- Charity Begins in Cellblock D (2003) ... Craig
 2001 Philly (TV Series)
Nelson Vanderhoff
 2001 The West Wing (TV Series)
Carl
- Manchester: Part 1 (2001) ... Carl
 2001 The Division (TV Series)
Fred Zito
- High on the Hog (2001) ... Fred Zito
 2001 Warden of Red Rock (TV Movie)
Jefferson Bent
 2001 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Tony
- Who Wants It More? (2001) ... Tony
 2000-2001 The Trouble with Normal (TV Series)
Gary
- Spy vs. Guy (2001) ... Gary
- Clairanoia (2000) ... Gary
- Owl Show Ya (2000) ... Gary
- Mail Trouble (2000) ... Gary
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Coroner
- Field Trip (1999) ... Coroner
 1998 The Adventures of A.R.K. (TV Series)
Ranger Earl
- Barley the Hot Tub Bear ... Ranger Earl
 1998 Mr. Murder (TV Movie)
Agent Jason Reiling
 1998 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV Series)
Watch Seller
- Power Play (1998) ... Watch Seller
 1998 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Ranger Virgil
- Amanda's Back (1998) ... Ranger Virgil
 1997 Total Security (TV Series)
Detective McKissick
- Das Bootie ... Detective McKissick
 1997 Divided by Hate (TV Movie)
Danny Leland
 1997 Spy Game (TV Series)
Thornbush
- Lorne and Max Drop the Ball (1997) ... Thornbush
 1996-1997 Murder One (TV Series)
Donald Cleary
- Chapter Fourteen, Year Two (1997) ... Donald Cleary (scenes deleted)
 1997 Moloney (TV Series)
Detective Ashton
- The Ripple Effect (1997) ... Detective Ashton
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Truck Driver / Jesus Christ
- Taillight's Last Gleaming (1997) ... Truck Driver / Jesus Christ
 1996 High Incident (TV Series)
Father in Wreck
- Women & Children First (1996) ... Father in Wreck
 1995 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Duke Miller
- Doctor in the House (1995) ... Duke Miller
 1994 Children of the Dark (TV Movie)
Roddy Gibbons (uncredited)
 1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Henry Barnes
- I'm Looking Through You (1993) ... Henry Barnes
 1993 Gunsmoke: The Long Ride (TV Movie)
Traveling Blacksmith
 1991-1992 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Motel man / Rapist / Andy - the rapist
- Episode #1.2113 (1992) ... Motel man
- Episode #1.2037 (1992) ... Motel man
- Episode #1.1746 (1991) ... Andy - the rapist
- Episode #1.1743 (1991) ... Rapist (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1742 (1991) ... Rapist (uncredited)
 1992 Gunsmoke: To the Last Man (TV Movie)
Deputy Willie Rudd
 1990 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Tom Barlow
- Ryder on the Storm (1990) ... Tom Barlow
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Drake, Hit Man
- The Murder Weekend Mystery (1990) ... Drake, Hit Man
 1990 The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (TV Movie)
Maj. Trimble
 1990 El Diablo (TV Movie)
Spivey Irick
 1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series)
Wetstone
- Desert Run (1990) ... Wetstone
 1990 Follow Your Heart (TV Movie)
Craig Hraboy
 1989 The Young Riders (TV Series)
Johnson
- The Kid (1989) ... Johnson
 1989 Mothers, Daughters and Lovers (TV Movie)
Sheriff Jack Edzard
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Wrong-House Neighbor
- Elysian Fields (1989) ... Wrong-House Neighbor
 1988 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
Frank Foster
- The Holstered Gun (1988) ... Frank Foster
 1988 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (TV Movie)
Motel Manager
 1988 Matlock (TV Series)
Barney Sutler
- The Umpire (1988) ... Barney Sutler
 1987 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Defense Attorney
- Fatal Attraction (1987) ... Defense Attorney
 1983 Girls of the White Orchid (TV Movie)
Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1978-1979 Dallas (TV Series)
Julie Grey's Gardener / Diner
- The Red File: Part 1 (1979) ... Julie Grey's Gardener (uncredited)
- Black Market Baby (1978) ... Diner (uncredited)
 1979 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (TV Movie)
Cowboy player
 1978 Desperado (TV Movie)
Nathan
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Play: "Truth, Justice and the Texican Way", 1982 See more »

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Alternate Names:

James Norman Beaver Jr. | James Beaver | Richard Muldoon | John Petlock

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

His Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) character, Admiral Leonard, was named after Leonard Nimoy. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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