John Short teaches Acting for the Camera and Beginning Acting at Loyola Marymount University. He co-founded the Barn in 1994. In his twenty years in the theater, John has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in major regional theaters including the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Syracuse Stage, and the Kennedy Center. He has been nominated for ... See full bio »

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Known For

Maximum Overdrive
(1986)
Apollo 13
Apollo 13 INCO White
(1995)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
(2000)
Christmas with the Kranks
(2004)

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 2011 Love, Gloria
Mr. Maddox
 2008 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Dr. Stephen Riley
- Last Call (2008) ... Dr. Stephen Riley
 2006 Close to Home (TV Series)
Coach Braddock
- The Shot (2006) ... Coach Braddock
 2005 ER (TV Series)
Dr. Schlansky
- Wake Up (2005) ... Dr. Schlansky
 2005 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Dr. Raymond Young
- 'Til We Meat Again (2005) ... Dr. Raymond Young
 2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Riley Sheets
- The Hubbert Peak (2004) ... Riley Sheets
 2004 Christmas with the Kranks
Ned Becker
 2003 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Drake
- Regeneration (2003) ... Drake
 2002 Angel (TV Series)
Phil Spivey
- The Price (2002) ... Phil Spivey
 2002 The Pickets (Short)
Alden
 2002 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Commercial Director
- Precautions (2002) ... Commercial Director
 2001 The District (TV Series)
Warren Hungerford
- Vigilante (2001) ... Warren Hungerford
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Tiny Who Man
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Larry
- Saving Santa (1999) ... Larry
 1999 Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season
Mr. Howard
 1999 Providence (TV Series)
Mr. Steve Ducey
- Good Fellows (1999) ... Mr. Steve Ducey
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
Acting Coach
 1997 The Practice (TV Series)
Warren Snail
- Part I (1997) ... Warren Snail
 1996 Ransom
Agent Dewey
 1996 The Associate
Harley's Associate
 1996 JAG (TV Series)
Technician
- Recovery (1996) ... Technician
 1995 Silent Steel (Video Game)
Ensign Foster
 1995/I Apollo 13
INCO White
 1993 Coach (TV Series)
Steve Bannister
- Buzzy Money (1993) ... Steve Bannister
 1992 Peephole
1st John
 1992 Diggstown
Corny 'Buster' Robbins
 1991 Brooklyn Bridge (TV Series)
Pee Wee Reese
- Boys of Summer (1991) ... Pee Wee Reese
 1990 Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael
Ronald Reems
 1989 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Dusty Peterson
- Stand by Your Man (1989) ... Dusty Peterson
 1989 Gross Anatomy
Resident
 1986-1989 The Cavanaughs (TV Series)
Father Chuck Cavanaugh Jr
- Just Weaseled (1989) ... Father Chuck Cavanaugh Jr
- The Cavanaugh Curse (1989) ... Father Chuck Cavanaugh Jr
- The Last Temptation of Chuck (1989) ... Father Chuck Cavanaugh Jr
- Fair Weather Friend (1989) ... Father Chuck Cavanaugh Jr
- Gimme Shelter (1988) ... Father Chuck Cavanaugh Jr
 1989 Brenda Starr
Cub Reporter Pesky Miller
 1988 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Dr. Brandon Falsey
- The Last One (1988) ... Dr. Brandon Falsey
 1987 Angel in Green (TV Movie)
Uma
 1986 A Fine Mess
Assistant Director
 1986 Maximum Overdrive
Curt
 1985 The Other Lover (TV Movie)
Tour Guide
 1985 Newhart (TV Series)
Mood Ring Customer
- Out with the New, Inn with the Old (1985) ... Mood Ring Customer
 1985 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Reimer
- Love Thy Neighbor (1985) ... Reimer
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(March 27 to April 20, 1980) He played Constable, Hechman and Chidlock Tichborne in Alden Nowlan and Walter Learning's play, "The Incredible Murder of Cardinal Tosca," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Alan Duke (Inspector Hopkins, Birlstone, Henchman); Bob Horen (Mr. Berry, Sir George... See more »

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