The 20 Most Underated Bad Guys on Television and Film

by dantescove | created - 09 Dec 2012 | updated - 09 Dec 2012 | Public

These are the character actors who consistently show up on Televison and film as Villians, drug dealers, etc...you may not always know their names but you recognize their faces.

1. Jasper Cole

Actor | American Horror Story

Jasper was awarded Best Screen Villain by the International Nollywood Film Festival in 2019. He just completed filming in August 2020 during the pandemic the film, The Fall, starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, written and directed by Scott Mann (Heist). He stars as "Mike" and is a Producer on the ...

2. Dave Vescio

Actor | Hick

Dave Vescio was born on June 24, 1970 in Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA as David Allen Vescio. He is an actor, known for Hick (2011), The Odd Way Home (2013) and Wolf Mother (2016).

3. Bill Oberst Jr.

Actor | 3 from Hell

Known for a Daytime Emmy Award-winning performance in "Take This Lollipop" and a ratings-winning role on CBS-TV's "Criminal Minds," Bill Oberst Jr. is an American actor of stage and screen whose real-life gentleness and interest in things spiritual are at odds with his often macabre screen persona....

4. Craig Gellis

Actor | Nancy Drew

Craig Gellis was born on August 15, 1975 in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA as Craig M. Gellis. He is an actor and producer, known for Nancy Drew (2007), Rescue Dawn (2006) and Meet Dave (2008).

5. Lorin McCraley

Actor | Boone

Lorin McCraley was born in Kingman, Arizona. As a child, he grew up in a myriad of locations across the American Southwest, before landing in Cottonwood, Arizona. While there, he was an All-Conference football and baseball player at Mingus Union High School. A football scholarship took him to ...

6. Andy Mackenzie

Actor | Sushi Girl

Andy Mackenzie is known for his work on Sushi Girl (2012), Amanda McKay (2018) and MacGruber (2010). He was previously married to Angela Little.

7. Gregory Blair

Actor | Garden Party Massacre

Award-winning actor/writer/director/producer Gregory Blair was born and bred in Southern California. He studied throughout Los Angeles--including UCLA--as well as abroad at Cambridge University. He is the recipient of a Geoffrey Award for Best Character Actor, an EOTM Award for Best Director and a ...

8. Bill Bolender

Actor | RoboCop 2

Bill Bolender was born on November 14, 1940 in the USA as William Bolender. He is an actor, known for RoboCop 2 (1990), Dante's Peak (1997) and Reality Bites (1994).

9. Geoff Meed

Actor | D-Day

Geoff began as a stuntman working in the Universal Studios Hollywood Tour, where he worked in the "Wild West Stunt Show", "The Adventures of Conan", and "The Miami Vice Action Spectacular." Using that as a springboard, Geoff performed almost all of his own stunts as an actor, from going through ...

10. Ezra Buzzington

Actor | Law & Order True Crime

Ezra Buzzington was born in Muncie, Indiana, USA as Jonathan Harris. He is an actor and producer, known for Law & Order True Crime (2017), Fight Club (1999) and The Artist (2011).

11. Bill Moseley

Actor | Repo! The Genetic Opera

William Lambert Moseley (born November 11, 1951) is an American film actor and musician who has starred in a number of cult classic horror films, including House of 1000 Corpses (2003), Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) and The Devil's Rejects (2005). His first big role was in The Texas Chainsaw ...

12. Sven Holmberg

Actor | Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Sven Holmberg was born on December 9, 1969 in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA. He is an actor, known for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009), The O.C. (2003) and Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005).

13. Michael Berryman

Actor | The Hills Have Eyes

Late 1970s horror genre icon who's best known for his creepy performance as "Pluto" in the uncompromising Wes Craven horror film The Hills Have Eyes (1977). Berryman (who suffers from Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia, a rare condition leaving him with no sweat glands, hair, fingernails or teeth) ...

14. Luis Moncada

Actor | Breaking Bad

Luis Moncada was born on July 18, 1977 in Honduras. He is known for his work on Breaking Bad (2008), Better Call Saul (2015) and Fast & Furious (2009).

15. Blake Gibbons

Actor | Hollywood Homicide

Blake Gibbons was born on June 21, 1961 in Bakersfield, California, USA as Blake James Gibbons. He is an actor, known for Hollywood Homicide (2003), General Hospital (1963) and Wake (2003).

16. Kevin Scott Allen

Actor | Alias

Kevin Scott Allen is an actor and writer, known for Alias (2001), Prison Break (2005) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993).

17. Timothy V. Murphy

Actor | National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Timothy V Murphy was born in County Kerry, Ireland. Murphy began his career in Dublin where he trained in the Focus Theater.

Living in Los Angeles, California; Murphy is known for his roles as Galaan in the FX hit, Sons of Anarchy and Ian Doyle in Criminal Minds.

Murphy is known for the films; ...

18. Frankie Ray

Actor | Killers

Frankie Ray was born in Las Vegas Nevada. After growing up in a variety of areas Colville/Spokane WA. Oakland/Vallejo Ca, he joined the U.S. Army in 1979 out of Bend Oregon and spent 3 years in Germany. There he learned to play guitar. Finishing up his 3 years of service, he joined a band in Tacoma...

19. Daz Crawford

Actor | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Daz was born in Liverpool, England. Having a disrupted childhood and broken family Daz turned something negative in his young life to a positive and successful career in sports. He joined the Royal Air Force and through his training he learned teamed work and sportsmanship. Crawford traveled ...

20. Don Swayze

Actor | Evasive Action

Don Swayze was born on August 10, 1958 in Houston, Texas as Donald Carl Swayze. He is the son of Patsy Swayze (née Yvonne Helen Karnes; 1927-2013), a choreographer, dance instructor, and dancer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze (1925-1982), an engineering draftsman. He had two brothers, Patrick Swayze (1952-...



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