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Peter Jason


Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Peter Jason was born on July 22, 1944, in Hollywood, CA, and grew up in Balboa. He attended Newport Beach Elementary School, Horace Ensign Junior High and Newport Harbor High School. He originally planned on being a football player, but fell in love with acting after playing the lead in a high ... See full bio »

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Known For

48 Hrs.
48 Hrs. Cowboy Bartender
(1982)
They Live
They Live Gilbert
(1988)
Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat Master Boyd
(1995)
Arachnophobia
Arachnophobia Henry Beechwood
(1990)

Filmography

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  Back of Book (announced)
Roy Watkins
 2018 A Quest for Rainbows (pre-production)
Walter's Father
  Measure (post-production)
Phinn Garrett
  Saint Judy (post-production)
Judge O'Neil
 2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Senator Sherwood
 2009-2018 NCIS (TV Series)
SGM Robert King
 2017-2018 Baskets (TV Series)
Uncle Jim
 2018 Get Married or Die
Frank
 2017 Anywhere, U.S.A. (Short)
Earl Norris
 2017 The Nth Ward
Jeffrey
 2017 The Terror of Hallow's Eve
Dr. Hamilton
 2016 River Guard
Judge Sullivan
 2015-2016 Mixels (TV Series)
General Nix / Turg / Wuzzo
 2016 Longmire (TV Series)
Abel 'Jenk' Jenkins
 2016 Sister Cities (TV Movie)
Dr. Timmins
 2016 The Fighter & the Kid 3D (TV Series)
Dr. Alley
 2016 Hail, Caesar!
Director
 2016 Foreign Land
 2015 The Condo
Clint
 2015 The Final Analysis (Short)
 2015 Welcome to Forever (Short)
Spokesman
 2014 Conjuring Orson (Short)
Orson Welles
 2014 Gigi: Almost American - Season Two (TV Movie)
Judge
 2014 Passport (Short)
Whip Blackstone
 2014 Scorpion (TV Series)
General Talbertse
 2014 Gigi: Almost American (TV Series)
Judge T. Emmitt Jablonski
 2014 Return to Zero
Gerry
 2014 Cesar Chavez
Almaden Lawyer (uncredited)
 2013 Raitoningu ritânzu: Fainaru fantajî XIII (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2004-2013 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Storage Dave / Mr. Jordan
 2013 Cody the Robosapien
Admiral Victor
 2013 Willow Creek
Ranger Troy Andrews
 2013 Queen City
Bernie Donovan
 2013 Merkin Penal (Short)
Sargent Sacrifice
 2013 1600 Penn (TV Series)
General Harrigan
 2012 Students Like Us
Dean #1
 2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Walter Gersh
 2012 Heal Thyself (Short)
Dennis Hill
 2011 Annie Claus Is Coming to Town (TV Movie)
Santa
 2011 Gears of War 3 (Video Game)
Dizzy / Captain Michaelson (voice)
 2011 From the Head
Jim
 2011 Hopelessly in June
Frankie Flowers
 2011 Valley of the Sun
Myron McGill
 2011 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Skip Michaels (segment "Brick Novax's Diary") / Skip Michaels / Trip Michaels (segment "Brick Novax's Diary")
 2011 Son of Morning
Ned Jensen
 2011 Brick Novax's Diary (Short)
Skip / Flip / Trip Michaels
 2011 Ghost of New Orleans
Captain
 2010 The Fuzz (TV Movie)
Charlie Gainer
 2010/I Locked In
Super Ray
 2010 The Secret World of Arrietty
Additional Voices (US version, voice)
 2010 How to Make Love to a Woman
Mr. Conners
 2010 Chuck (TV Series)
General Merriweather
 2010 Justified (TV Series)
Owen Carnes
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series)
Charlie Gleason '09 / '10
 2010 Proposition 8 Trial Re-Enactment (TV Series documentary)
Mayor Jerry Sanders
 2009 Beaverton (Short)
Bob
 2009 Falling Up
John O'Shea
 2009 Raising the Bar (TV Series)
Rex
 2009 Mending Fences (TV Movie)
Hank Bentley
 2009 Castle (TV Series)
Sheriff Sloan
 2008 A Woman in the West (Short)
Frank Blake
 2008 Gears of War 2 (Video Game)
Dizzy / Hanley (voice)
 2008/I Milk
Alan Baird (uncredited)
 2008 Mad Men (TV Series)
Len McKenzie
 2008 Gemini Division (TV Series)
Col. Black
 2008/I Intervention (Video short)
Chris
 2008 The Man Who Came Back
The Warden
 2007 Crash and Burn (TV Movie)
Winston Manny
 2007 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Larry Foundry
 2007 Moving McAllister
Mr. Robinson
 2007 John from Cincinnati (TV Series)
Car Salesman
 2007 Claire (TV Movie)
Harry Bannion
 2007 Planet Raptor (TV Movie)
Sgt. Pappy Mathis
 2007 Richard III
Ringside Announcer
 2006-2007 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Jeff
 2006 The Enigma with a Stigma
Bill Herman
 2006 The Christmas Card (TV Movie)
Richard
 2004-2006 Deadwood (TV Series)
Con Stapleton
 2005 Darkwatch: Curse of the West (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2005 American Black Beauty (TV Movie)
Mayor Bart Williams
 2005 Kicking & Screaming
Clark
 2005 Alien Apocalypse (TV Movie)
President Demsky
 2005 Frostbite (Video)
Colonel Jaffe
 2005 Confessions of an Action Star (uncredited)
 2004 The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story (TV Movie)
Ron Grantski (uncredited)
 2004 Surviving Christmas
Suit
 2004 Patients (TV Movie)
Callie's Dad
 2004 Raptor Island (TV Movie)
The Captain
 2004 Hair High
Coach (voice)
 2004 Significant Others (TV Series)
Eleanor's Dad
 2004 Employee of the Month
Bill Gartin
 2003 Carnivàle (TV Series)
Lou Edwards
 2003 Jackie Chan Adventures (TV Series)
Farmer MacDonald
 2003 Seabiscuit
Reporter Max
 2003 Mister Sterling (TV Series)
 2003 Detonator
U.S. Attorney Fred Goldenberg
 2002 Live from Baghdad (TV Movie)
Stu
 2002 Adaptation.
Defense Attorney
 2002 13th Child
Coroner
 2002 Almost a Woman (TV Movie)
Mr. Fuller
 2002 Undisputed
Oakland TV Announcer
 2002 The Rose Technique
Detective Atwood
 2002 Hard Cash
The Counter Boss
 2001 Agua Dulce (Short)
Walter Tracy
 2001 Providence (TV Series)
Frank Moore
 2001 Ghosts of Mars
McSimms
 2001 Out of the Wilderness (TV Movie)
Judge Battle
 2001 JAG (TV Series)
Randy Hamill
 2001 Cahoots
Eddie
 2000-2001 Titus (TV Series)
Ridge
 2000 Murder in the Mirror (TV Movie)
Clark Snowdon
 2000 Finding Kelly
Monte Harrington
 1999 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Coach Creagar
 1999 Men in Black: The Series (TV Series)
 1999 Arli$$ (TV Series)
Marty Polk
 1999 The Woody Woodpecker Show (TV Series)
 1998-1999 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Frank
 1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie (TV Movie)
Coach Creagan (voice)
 1998 Five Houses (TV Movie)
 1998 Air America (TV Series)
Mark McCormick
 1997-1998 The New Batman Adventures (TV Series)
Manny / Guard #1 / Cop
 1998 Fallout 2: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (Video Game)
Drill Sergeant / Gate Guard (voice)
 1997-1998 Mike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series)
Capt. Skip Gleason / Skip Gleason
 1997 Murder One: Diary of a Serial Killer (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Sheehy
 1997 Wing Commander: Prophecy (Video Game)
Capt. Daniel Wilford
 1997 Fast Track (TV Series)
 1997 Women: Stories of Passion (TV Series)
Joan's Husband
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
Priest
 1997 Murder One (TV Series)
Mr. Sheehy
 1997 Pinky and the Brain (TV Series)
Bobby Nacht
 1997 Dante's Peak
Norman Gates
 1997 The Naked Truth (TV Series)
Senator Wilburn
 1996 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
Lou
 1996 The Glimmer Man
Millie's Father
 1996 Escape from L.A.
Duty Sergeant
 1996 Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom (Video Game)
Vice Admiral Daniel Wilford
 1995 The Adventures of Black Feather
Judge Battle
 1995 Wild Bill
Dave McCandless
 1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Vincent Nader
 1995 Rage
Griggs
 1995 Mortal Kombat
Master Boyd
 1995 Congo
Mr. Janus
 1995 Village of the Damned
Ben Blum
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Royal Treasurer
 1995 The Demolitionist
Higgins
 1995 A Whole New Ballgame (TV Series)
 1994 In the Mouth of Madness
Mr. Paul
 1994 Deconstructing Sarah (TV Movie)
Cliff
 1994 Coach (TV Series)
Harry Heftler
 1994 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Travis Stone
 1993 Wind in the Wire (TV Movie)
 1993 Body Bags (TV Movie)
Gent (segment "The Gas Station")
 1993 Married with Children (TV Series)
Manager
 1993 Roseanne (TV Series)
Jim
 1993 The Jackie Thomas Show (TV Series)
Banker Bill Mason
 1992 Dear John (TV Series)
Bill Conners
 1992 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Mason
 1992 Afterburn (TV Movie)
Col. Fred Pearson
 1992 Herman's Head (TV Series)
Fritz
 1992 A Different World (TV Series)
Mr. Schmect
 1991 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
Ghost of Chester Bainbridge
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Kilpatrick
 1990 Knights of the Kitchen Table (TV Movie)
Rick Stepjack
 1990 Marked for Death
Pete Stone
 1990 Arachnophobia
Henry Beechwood
 1990 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Security Expert
 1990 The Hunt for Red October
USS Reuben James Commander (uncredited)
 1989 Johnny Handsome
Mr. Bonet
 1989 Jack in the Box (Short)
Reese
 1989 From the Dead of Night (TV Movie)
 1988 Annie McGuire (TV Series)
Burt
 1988 They Live
Gilbert
 1988 Alien Nation
Fedorchuk
 1988 Red Heat
TV Announcer
 1988 Sunset
Frank Coe
 1984-1988 Webster (TV Series)
Kevin / The Coach
 1987 Laguna Heat (TV Movie)
Chief Hanover
 1987 Billionaire Boys Club (TV Movie)
Vince Stoloff
 1987 Prince of Darkness
Dr. Paul Leahy
 1987 Hard Knocks (TV Series)
Detective
 1987 Party Camp
Sarge
 1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Special Agent Cameron
 1987 The Betty Ford Story (TV Movie)
Counselor
 1987 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Brockett
 1986 Eat or Be Eaten (Video short)
Ambassador
 1986 Heartbreak Ridge
Major Devin
 1986 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
The Policeman
 1986 Convicted (TV Movie)
Ray Larkin (uncredited)
 1984-1986 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Martin Rome / Foreman
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Commander
 1985 Izzy & Moe (TV Movie)
Bartender
 1985 Command 5 (TV Movie)
Warden Bryan
 1985 Brewster's Millions
Chuck Fleming
 1985 Riptide (TV Series)
 1985 Cover Up (TV Series)
Ira Loomis
 1985 A Reason to Live (TV Movie)
Dick Biheller
 1984 Impulse
Man in Truck
 1984 Oxford Blues
Mr. De Angelo
 1984 Dreamscape
Babcock
 1984 The Karate Kid
Soccer Coach
 1984 Streets of Fire
Ardmore Cop Harry
 1984 Mister Roberts (TV Movie)
Chief Johnson
 1984 Angel
The John
 1983 For Love and Honor (TV Series)
Jim Pamerance
 1983 Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (TV Movie)
Schultie
 1983 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV Series)
John Cutler
 1982 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Leonard Nolan
 1982 48 Hrs.
Cowboy Bartender
 1982 The Blue and the Gray (TV Mini-Series)
Sergeant Ogilvie
 1982 Silver Spoons (TV Series)
McConnell
 1982 Trick or Treats
Malcolm O'Keefe
 1982 Filthy Rich (TV Series)
Tommy Clarkson
 1982 Some Kind of Hero
Honcho #1
 1982 Butterfly
Allen
 1980-1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
McCoy / Policeman
 1981 Splendor in the Grass (TV Movie)
Coach
 1981 Mommie Dearest
Pepsi Executive #4
 1981 Texas Lightning
Frank Whitman
 1981 Nice Dreams
Det. Drooler
 1980 Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (TV Movie)
Lt. Micklin
 1980 The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story (TV Movie)
TV Reporter
 1980 The Long Riders
Pinkerton
 1980 Angel on My Shoulder (TV Movie)
 1980 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Bennett
 1980 The Baltimore Bullet
Bert
 1980 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Ansel
 1979 La ilegal
 1979 Disaster on the Coastliner (TV Movie)
LeBoux
 1979 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Fred Oates
 1978 The Driver
Commuter
 1978 With This Ring (TV Movie)
Dirk
 1978 The Amazing Captain Nemo (TV Movie)
 1978 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Cam Randolph
 1973 Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (TV Movie)
 1970-1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Pope / Colt Gentry / Cully Haimes
 1971 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Jack Rigney
 1970 Rio Lobo
Lt. Forsythe
 1970 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Dave Baumgartner
 1970 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Mylo
 1969 Tiger, Tiger (TV Movie)
Don MacMasters
 1969 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Clint Bickford
 1969 Here Come the Brides (TV Series)
Adam Wilson
 1968 Shadow on the Land (TV Movie)
Man at Airport (uncredited)
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Don Daniels
 1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
David Arlyn / Groom
 1968 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Link
 1967 A Bell for Adano (TV Movie)
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Show Show Casting director (1 credit)
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It's funny, but on a set there's a pecking order. There's a caste system, you know? It goes from the star down to the extra. That includes the crew as well. I've never liked that. I've always felt that in America we're all equal. I don't care what you make, or what kind of car you drive. You're not better than me. That's the way I was raised, and that's kind of the way I am on a set. We'll be in ... See more »

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Is frequently cast by director John Carpenter. Some of his more notable appearances in Carpenter films are Prince of Darkness (1987), They Live (1988), In the Mouth of Madness (1994), Village of the Damned (1995), Escape from L.A. (1996) and Ghosts of Mars (2001). See more »

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Frequently cast in 'John Carpenter' and 'Walter Hill' films.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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