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Ron Dean is a character actor with over thirty years of film and television roles to his credit. This multi-talented actor, with a "tough guy" demeanor, has masterfully played nasty villains to hard, authoritative individuals (often as cops and military officials). Ron Dean has played in several notable films with many of Hollywood's biggest names... See full bio »

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The Dark Knight
The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club Andy's Father
The Fugitive
The Fugitive Detective Kelly
Cocktail Uncle Pat


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 2016 Chicago P.D. (TV Series)
Ray Sharansky
- In a Duffel Bag (2016) ... Ray Sharansky
 2015/II Out of Touch (Short)
 2015 Sense8 (TV Series)
- I Am Also A We (2015) ... Duke
 2013 Recalculating (Short)
Tom Avery
 2012-2013 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
James Whoritsky
- Fireworks (2013) ... James Whoritsky
 2013 One Small Hitch
Art Burke
 2011 Sam Steele and the Crystal Chalice
Vladimir Kosokov
 2009 The Beast (TV Series)
- Pilot (2009) ... Petransky
 2008 Raging Goodfellow (Video short)
 2006/I The Guardian
Navy Captain
 2004-2006 Still Standing (TV Series)
Slim Callahan
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series)
Troy Cage - 2005
- Colors (2005) ... Troy Cage - 2005
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Peter Watson
- Dirty Bomb (2005) ... Peter Watson
 2004 The Wild Card (Video)
 2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
- Turn of the Screws (2004) ... Woody
 1994-2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Joe Brockhurst / Vincent Mackie
- Double Abandando (1994) ... Vincent Mackie
 2004 Without a Trace (TV Series)
- Legacy (2004) ... Willie
 2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Tom Broderick
- Full Disclosure (2004) ... Tom Broderick
 2004 Wild Things 2 (Video)
Judge Ruben
 2004 The Handler (TV Series)
- Wedding Party (2004)
 2003 Karen Sisco (TV Series)
- Justice (2003)
 2002 Swimming Upstream
Coach Cramer
 2002 Lana's Rain
 2002 Raising Dad (TV Series)
Mr. Zafrani
 2001 Joey Petrone: TV Cop (Short)
Sam G
 2001 Special Unit 2 (TV Series)
Police Captain
- The Waste (2001) ... Police Captain
 2001 What About Joan (TV Series)
Mr. Howard Evans
- Joan Meets the Parents (2001) ... Mr. Howard Evans
 2001 Family Law (TV Series)
 2000 Sailorman (Short)
Willie the Hot Dog Vendor
 1999 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Baseball Scout
- Vigilance and Care (1999) ... Baseball Scout
 1999 Time to Pay (Video)
Carl Hogan
 1998 ER (TV Series)
Uncle Joey
- The Good Fight (1998) ... Uncle Joey
 1994-1998 Frasier (TV Series)
- Retirement Is Murder (1995) ... Frank
 1997 Chicago Cab
Old Snack Trucker
 1996 Life's Work (TV Series)
Mr. Zafrani
- Gobbledegook (1996) ... Mr. Zafrani
- Jobs (1996) ... Mr. Zafrani
 1996 Chain Reaction
Sergeant Nick Zingaro
 1996 Eye for an Eye
Detective at McCann House
 1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Lt. Shawn Riley
- Unwilling Witness (1995) ... Lt. Shawn Riley
 1995 Steal Big Steal Little
Nick's Boy
 1995 Pig Sty (TV Series)
Tony 'Red Sauce' Falcone
- The Maltese Falcone (1995) ... Tony 'Red Sauce' Falcone
 1994 Änglagård - Andra sommaren
Sven Pettersson
 1993 Missing Persons (TV Series)
 1993 Rudy
Coach Yonto
 1992 Angel Street (TV Movie)
Det. Kenny Branigan
 1992 Angel Street (TV Series)
Detective Kenny Branigan
 1992 Legacy of Lies (TV Movie)
 1992 The Babe
Umpire Owens
 1991 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
Fire Chief Newton
- Great Balls of Fire (1991) ... Fire Chief Newton
 1990 Hammer, Slammer, & Slade (TV Movie)
Sgt. Hill
 1990 Shaking the Tree
Duke's Father
 1990 DEA (TV Series)
Detective Tom Neally
- DEA (1990) ... Detective Tom Neally
 1990 True Colors (TV Series)
 1989 Cold Justice
Stan Lubinski
 1989 Elvis Stories (Short)
 1989 The Package
Karl Richards
 1989 Dream Breakers (TV Movie)
 1988 Cocktail
Uncle Pat
 1988 Above the Law
Detective Lukich
 1988 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Detective Mulcahy
- Phantom Pain (1988) ... Detective Mulcahy
 1987 Big Shots
Policeman #2
 1987 Glory Days (TV Movie)
 1987 Light of Day
 1986 The Color of Money
Guy in Crowd
 1986 The Birthday Boy (TV Short)
 1985 Pink Nights
 1985 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Detective #2
- The Chicago Connection (1985) ... Detective #2
 1985 Code of Silence
 1985 Lady Blue (TV Movie)
Sgt. Gino Gianelli
 1985 Lady Blue (TV Series)
Sgt. Gino Gianelli
 1984 The Toughest Man in the World (TV Movie)
 1984 Teachers
 1984 The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck (TV Movie)
 1983 Heart of Steel (TV Movie)
 1983 The Big Score
 1983 Risky Business
Detective with Bullhorn
 1981 Continental Divide

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He was nominated for a 1996 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for "Supple in Combat" at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois. See more »


Short haired, tough talking character actor who works almost exclusively in the Chicago area.

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