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Geoff Pierson


Pierson was born and raised in Chicago. After graduating from high school, he moved to New York to attend Fordham University. He earned a Bachelor's Degree and went on to the Yale School of Drama where, in 1980, he earned his masters. He began his career in summer stock outside of Chicago. In 1983, he landed the role of "Frank Ryan" on ABC's ... See full bio »

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Dexter
Dexter Deputy Chief Tom Matthews / Capt. Tom Matthews / Tom Matthews
(2006-2013)
Changeling
Changeling S.S. Hahn
(2008)
24
24 President John Keeler / Senator John Keeler
(2003-2005)
Unhappily Ever After
Unhappily Ever After Jack Malloy
(1995-1999)

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 2017 Splitting Up Together (TV Series) (post-production)
Henry
 2016 Killing Reagan (TV Movie)
James Baker
 2016 D.B. Cooper: Case Closed? (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Part Two (2016) ... Narrator
- Part One (2016) ... Narrator
 2016 Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life (TV Series)
Steve
- How to Survive Dating (2016) ... Steve
 2016 Person of Interest (TV Series)
FBI SAIC Roberts
- The Day the World Went Away (2016) ... FBI SAIC Roberts
 2014-2016 Murder Book (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Race to Justice (2016) ... Narrator
- Hiding in the Shadows (2014) ... Narrator (voice)
 2011-2015 Castle (TV Series)
Mr. Smith / Mystery Man / Michael Smith / ...
- PhDead (2015) ... Michael Smith
- Veritas (2014) ... Mr. Smith (uncredited)
- Always (2012) ... Mr. Smith
 2015 The Astronaut Wives Club (TV Series)
Jim Matthis
- Landing (2015) ... Jim Matthis
 2015 The Exes (TV Series)
Mr. Banachek
- Knotting Phil (2015) ... Mr. Banachek
 2014 About a Boy (TV Series)
Robert Freeman
- About a Christmas Card (2014) ... Robert Freeman
 2014 Sock Monkee Therapy (TV Series)
Harold
- Harold & Vivian (2014) ... Harold
 2014 Kirstie (TV Series)
Hugh
- The Dinner Party (2014) ... Hugh
 2014 Enlisted (TV Series)
Sgt. Major Diggins
- Homecoming (2014) ... Sgt. Major Diggins
 2014 Suburgatory (TV Series)
Emmett Altman
- Open Door Policy (2014) ... Emmett Altman
 2013 Satisfaction (TV Series)
Terry Bronson
- Daddy Issues (2013) ... Terry Bronson
 2013 Revenge (TV Series)
Robert Barnes
- Power (2013) ... Robert Barnes
 2012 Brothers-In-Law (TV Movie)
Tom
 2012 Young Justice (TV Series)
Jay Garrick / Golden Age Flash
- Bloodlines (2012) ... Jay Garrick / Golden Age Flash (voice)
 2010-2012 In Plain Sight (TV Series)
Seth Mann
- Son of Mann (2010) ... Seth Mann
 2012 Man Up (TV Series)
Mr. Donahue
- Be Who You're Not (2012) ... Mr. Donahue
 2010 Glory Daze (TV Series)
Col. Smythe
- Papa Don't Pre-Game (2010) ... Col. Smythe
 2010 Fringe (TV Series)
Arnold McFadden
- What Lies Below (2010) ... Arnold McFadden
 2009 Better Off Ted (TV Series)
Elijah Palmer
- Father, Can You Hair Me? (2009) ... Elijah Palmer
 2009 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Noah Plaskett
- Red John's Footsteps (2009) ... Noah Plaskett
 2008-2009 Life (TV Series)
Charlie Crews Sr.
 2008 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
Warden
- Mac & Charlie Die: Part 1 (2008) ... Warden
 2005-2008 Rodney (TV Series)
Dale Hamilton
- Hell Week (2005) ... Dale Hamilton
 2008 Medium (TV Series)
Sam Winters
- Drowned World (2008) ... Sam Winters
 2008 Sweet Nothing in My Ear (TV Movie)
Max (voice)
 2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
CEO Aaron Helm
- Pandora's Box (2007) ... CEO Aaron Helm
 2007 The Valley of Light (TV Movie)
Whitlow Mayfield
 2006 NCIS (TV Series)
Roy Carver
- Faking It (2006) ... Roy Carver
 2006 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Max Ryan
- Unfinished Business (2006) ... Max Ryan
 2005 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Sam
- Live Alone and Like It (2005) ... Sam
 2005 Eyes (TV Series)
David Wycker
- Pilot (2005) ... David Wycker
 2005 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Phil Beckett
- La Bomba (2005) ... Phil Beckett
 2005 Deal (TV Movie)
Harvey
 2004 Monk (TV Series)
Harry Bolston
- Mr. Monk and the Captain's Wife (2004) ... Harry Bolston
 2003 Windy City Heat (TV Movie)
President of Show Business
 2003 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Ted
- Two Days of the Condo (2003) ... Ted
 2003 The O'Keefes (TV Series)
Coach Finkel
- Football (2003) ... Coach Finkel
 2003 The District (TV Series)
Matthew Kendon
- Untouchable (2003) ... Matthew Kendon
 2001 Friends (TV Series)
Mr. Franklin
- The One with Rachel's Date (2001) ... Mr. Franklin
 2001 The Division (TV Series)
Jerry Ragonese
- Absolution (2001) ... Jerry Ragonese
 2001 Becker (TV Series)
Mr. Tipton
- 2001 1/2: A Graduation Odyssey (2001) ... Mr. Tipton
 2001 Straight White Male (TV Movie)
Dad
 1999 Cosby (TV Series)
Mr. Dixon
- Book 'Em, Griff O (1999) ... Mr. Dixon
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Matthew Long
- Sins of the Father (1994) ... Matthew Long (as Geoffrey Pierson)
 1991-1994 Law & Order (TV Series)
OCCB Investigator / Lawyer
- Old Friends (1994) ... OCCB Investigator
- Out of Control (1991) ... Lawyer
 1993 The Adventures of Pete & Pete (TV Series)
Mr. Perfect
- The King of the Road (1993) ... Mr. Perfect (as Geoffrey Pierson)
 1991 Against the Law (TV Series)
Duke
- Damages (1991) ... Duke (as Geoffrey Pierson)
 1990 Alien Nation (TV Series)
Dr. Bogg
- Green Eyes (1990) ... Dr. Bogg (as Geoffrey Pierson)
 1990 Murder in Black and White (TV Movie)
Father with Boat (as Geoffrey Pierson)
 1985-1989 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
Councilman Sloane / Chandler
- A Tree Grows on West 56th Street (1989) ... Councilman Sloane (as Geoffrey Pierson)
- The Maltese Chotchke (1985) ... Chandler
 1988 Necessary Parties (TV Movie)
Stephen Mills (as Geoffrey Pierson)
 1988 Married with Children (TV Series)
Roland Squab
- Just Married... with Children (1988) ... Roland Squab
 1988 Mutts (TV Movie)
Stuart Gillman (as Geoffrey Pierson)
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Lawyer
- Bump and Run (1985) ... Lawyer (as Geoffrey Pierson)
 1983-1985 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Frank Ryan
- Episode #1.2633 (1985) ... Frank Ryan (as Geoffrey Pierson)
- Episode #1.2628 (1985) ... Frank Ryan (as Geoffrey Pierson)
- Episode dated 23 July 1984 (1984) ... Frank Ryan (as Geoffrey Pierson)
- Episode dated 18 June 1984 (1984) ... Frank Ryan (as Geoffrey Pierson)
- Episode dated 15 June 1984 (1984) ... Frank Ryan (as Geoffrey Pierson)
 1983 Another World (TV Series)
Ed Benedict
- Episode #1.4720 (1983) ... Ed Benedict
 1980 The Mating Season (TV Movie) (as Geoffrey Pierson)
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Barney Gillespie (1989) (as Geoffrey Pierson)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Dr. Sullivan (1985-86) (as Geoffrey Pierson)
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Other Works:

Played a detective in a series of commercials for Miracle Whip [1995] See more »

Alternate Names:

Geoff Peirson | Geoffrey Pierson

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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He played a current or former President of the United States in two different television series starring Kiefer Sutherland: John Keeler in 24 (2001) and Cornelius Moss in Designated Survivor (2016). See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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