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John Cariani

John is an award-winning actor and an accomplished playwright. As an actor, he has appeared on and Off Broadway, at regional theaters across the country, and in several films and television shows. His first break came when he was cast in the off-Broadway play "It's My Party (And I'll Die if I want To)", starring Joyce Van Patten and Academy Award ... See full bio »

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Deliver Us from Evil
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Scotland, Pa.
Scotland, Pa. Ed the 'not-too-bright' Cop


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 2016 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Aaron Mulgrew
- Drexel (No. 113) (2016) ... Aaron Mulgrew
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Nigel Bottom
 2014 Child of Grace
 2014 Deliver Us from Evil
 2014 The Good Wife (TV Series)
- We, the Juries (2014) ... Stuart
 2013/I Sleeping with the Fishes
Louis Belsky
 2012 Homeland (TV Series)
Jeff Ricker
- The Choice (2012) ... Jeff Ricker
 2012 Elephant Sighs
 2011/IV Henry (Short)
 2011 Certainty
Odd Interviewer
 2009-2010 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Otto Bahnoff / Otto Bahnhoff
- Arm in Arms (2010) ... Otto Bahnoff
- Dreamland (2009) ... Otto Bahnhoff
 2008 High Street Plumbing (Short)
Big Boy
 2006 Six Degrees (TV Series)
- Pilot (2006) ... Blogger
 2004/II The Reunion (Short)
 2001-2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Frank / Perry
- Happy Family (2003) ... Frank
- The Pardoner's Tale (2001) ... Perry
 2003 Robot Stories
 2001 Kissing Jessica Stein
 2001 Big Apple (TV Series)
ER Doctor
- Episode #1.7 (2001) ... ER Doctor
 2000 Ed (TV Series)
Howard Pissle
- The World of Possibility (2000) ... Howard Pissle (as John E. Cariani)
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Stars opposite Rachel Dratch in the new musical "Minsky's," (Casey Nicholaw, Director) at The Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. See more »

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John E. Cariani

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John is a successful playwright. His first play, "Almost, Maine," was work-shopped at the Cape Cod Theatre Project in 2002. It premiered at Portland (Maine) Stage Company in 2004, where it broke box office records and garnered critical acclaim. It opened off-Broadway in 2006, and is now featured in Smith and Kraus' "New Playwrights: Best Plays of 2006." Since its run off-Broadway, "Almost, Maine"... See more »

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