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Marshall Bell

A tall, imposing character actor with a penetrating stare, Marshall Bell has provided excellent support in a variety of roles and genres. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on September 28, 1942, and had been working as a consultant, teaching senior executives how to improve their speaking skills, prior to starting an acting career relatively late in... See full bio »

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 2017 Sailing Lesson (Short) (completed)
 2018 Dad, Inc. (TV Movie)
Coach Gus
 2017 The Last Word
Mr. Daniels
 2016 Thirty Nine
 2016 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
 2016 Rules Don't Apply
Colonel Maxwell
 2016 The Congressman
Sherm Hawkins
 2016 Prettyface (Short)
John Penny
 2016 Director's Cut
Moving Company Guy
 2015 Waffle Street
Miles Drake III
 2015 90 Minutes in Heaven
Dr. Greider
 2014 Legends (TV Series)
Deputy Director Nicholas Spiller
 2014 Home, James
 2014 A Bit of Bad Luck
Mr. Creech
 2013 The American Tetralogy (Video)
The Bad Handsome Old Man
 2013 Palo Alto
 2013 The Bling Ring
L.A. Detective #1
 2013 Vertical
Walter Stewart
 2012 To the Wonder
 2012 The Newsroom (TV Series)
Ross Fernholm
 2012 Somebody Up There Likes Me
Lyla's Father
 2011 Remember Alice Bell? (Short)
 2011 The Rum Diary
 2011 Puncture
Jeffrey Dancort
 2010 Footsteps
Mr. Denenberg
 2010 April '86 (Short)
Documentary Narrator (voice)
 2009-2010 Southland (TV Series)
Police Chief
 2009 Heidi 4 Paws
Mr. Sesehund (voice)
 2008 Stargate: Atlantis (TV Series)
Terrence Kramer
 2008 The Xtacles (TV Series)
Jack Taggart
 2008 Fear Itself (TV Series)
Carlos' Uncle Bob
 2008 Hamlet 2
Principal Rocker
 2007 The Final Season
Harvey Makepeace
 2007 Nancy Drew
John Leshing
 2007 Sex and Death 101
Victor Rose III
 2007 The Attackmen (Short)
Headmaster Wheatley
 2007 The Drifter (Short)
 2006 Little Chenier
Tuck Dupuis
 2006 The Astronaut Farmer
Judge Miller
 2006 Rescue Dawn
 2006 Room 6
Amy's Dad
 2005 Pomegranate
 2005 E-Ring (TV Series)
Col. James Tisnewski, Sr., USMC Ret.
 2005 House M.D. (TV Series)
 2005 Capote
Warden Marshall Krutch
 2005 Rebound
NCBA Vice President (uncredited)
 2005 The Shield (TV Series)
 2004 Hawaii (TV Series)
 2004 Deadwood (TV Series)
Magistrate Claggett
 2004 Dandelion
Uncle Bobby
 2003 Identity
District Attorney
 2003 Northfork
Mr. Stalling
 2002 MDs (TV Series)
Bill 'Wise Guy' Weisman
 2002 Comic Book Villains (Video)
Gun Store Order
 2002 Serving Sara
Warren Cebron
 2002 Lather. Rinse. Repeat. (Short)
Mr. Donnelly
 2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Peter Hutchins Sr.
 2002 Beneath Clouds
Boy at service station
 2001 The District (TV Series)
Captain Bennington
 2000 Face the Music
Tommy the Bartender
 2000 Sand
 2000 Code Blue (Video Game)
Dr. Schneidmessur (voice)
 2000 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Sheriff Hal Lardner
 1999-2000 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
Ford Plasko
 2000 Mercy
Gil Reynolds
 1999/II Black and White
 1999 Sliders (TV Series)
 1999 Late Last Night (TV Movie)
 1999 Vengeance Unlimited (TV Series)
Frank Newton
 1999 A Slipping-Down Life
Mr. Casey
 1999 Virus
J.W. Woods Jr.
 1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Sound Guy
 1997 One of Our Own
Col. Dale Cameron
 1997 Starship Troopers
General Owen
 1997 The End of Violence
Sheriff Call
 1997 The Brave
 1997 Truth or Consequences, N.M.
Police Lieutenant
 1997 The Pretender (TV Series)
Warden Michaels
 1996 Enemy (TV Movie)
 1996 Millennium (TV Series)
The Judge
 1996 Crazy Horse (TV Movie)
 1996 Too Fast Too Young
Det. Quentin Thompson
 1996 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Mr. Gottlieb
 1995 Just Looking
 1995 Runway One (TV Movie)
 1995 W.E.I.R.D. World (TV Movie)
Kendall the Industrial Spy
 1995 Operation Dumbo Drop
Col. Pederson
 1995 Payback
Tom "Gully" Gullerman
 1994 Love Is a Gun
Jean's Husband
 1994 Probable Cause (TV Movie)
 1994 The Puppet Masters
General Morgan
 1994 Natural Born Killers
Deputy #1
 1994 Airheads
Carl Mace
 1994 The Silence of the Hams
Cross Dressing Agent
 1994 The Chase
Ari Josephson
 1993 Heaven & Earth
Dinner Guest #3
 1993 The X-Files (TV Series)
Colonel Calvin Henderson
 1989-1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Rock / Husband
 1993 Undercover Blues
 1993 Johnny Bago (TV Series)
Clark Jordan / Goose
 1993 Dream On (TV Series)
 1992 Innocent Blood
 1992 Diggstown
Warden Bates
 1992 Leather Jackets
 1992 The Vagrant
The Vagrant
 1991 Palace Guard (TV Series)
 1991 The Heroes of Desert Storm (TV Movie)
 1991 Oscar
Reporter #1
 1991 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Richard Hasburgh
 1990 Hull High (TV Series)
Mr. Fancher
 1990 Air America
 1990 Dick Tracy
Lips' Cop
 1990 Total Recall
George / Kuato
 1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth (TV Series)
Master Sergeant Stryker
 1989 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
Martin Chesman
 1988 Twins
 1988 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Warren Pike
 1988 Wildfire
 1988 Johnny Be Good
Chief Elkans
 1988 Tour of Duty (TV Series)
Sgt. Ralph Carlton
 1987-1988 The Oldest Rookie (TV Series)
Det. Gordon Lane
 1987 Cherry 2000
 1987 No Way Out
Contra #1
 1987 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Mike Cataldo
 1986 Stand by Me
Mr. Lachance
 1986 Manhunter
Atlanta Policeman (uncredited)
 1986 Legal Eagles
Process server (uncredited)
 1985 Seven Minutes in Heaven
Jeff's Stepfather
 1984 Birdy
Show Show Self (7 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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TV commercial portraying "Alexander Hamilton, father of modern banking" for Citizens Bank, a unit of Citizens Financial Group. See more »

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He made history as the first person to die in an episode of Tales from the Crypt (1989). In the pilot episode "And All Through the House..." (1989), he got a fireplace poker right through the head. See more »

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