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Guy Van Swearingen

Guy Van Swearingen is known for The Negotiator (1998), Captive State (2019) and Take Shelter (2011). See full bio »

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Known For

The Negotiator Officer
Captive State Eddie the Priest
Take Shelter Myers
The Unborn Library Guard


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  RIP (Short) (post-production)
Pete Brigger
 2022 Power Book IV: Force (TV Series)
Paulie 'Pierogi' Muzaski
- Family Business (2022) ... Paulie 'Pierogi' Muzaski
- Trust (2022) ... Paulie 'Pierogi' Muzaski
- He Ain't Heavy (2022) ... Paulie 'Pierogi' Muzaski
- Outrunning a Ghost (2022) ... Paulie 'Pierogi' Muzaski
- This Is Who We Are (2022) ... Paulie 'Pierogi' Muzaski
 2012-2021 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Chief Ralph Conway / Al Rutkowski
- What Comes Next (2021) ... Chief Ralph Conway
- Smash Therapy (2021) ... Chief Ralph Conway
- Retaliation Hit (2013) ... Al Rutkowski
- Professional Courtesy (2012) ... Al Rutkowski
 2020 Fargo (TV Series)
Captain Martin Hanhuck
- Happy (2020) ... Captain Martin Hanhuck
- Raddoppiarlo (2020) ... Captain Martin Hanhuck
 2019 The Red Line (TV Series)
Commander Reading / Commander Redding
- This Victory Alone Is Not the Change We Seek (2019) ... Commander Reading
- I Must Tell You What We Have Inherited (2019) ... Commander Reading
- We Turn Up This Music Louder Than a Mother's Cry (2019) ... Commander Redding
- For We Meet by One or the Other (2019) ... Commander Reading
 2019 Captive State
Eddie the Priest
 2015 Sirens (TV Series)
- Charbroiled (2015) ... Cop
 2012 Underemployed (TV Series)
 2012 Boss (TV Series)
- True Enough (2012) ... Dinovo
- Clinch (2012) ... Dinovo
- Redemption (2012) ... Dinovo
 2011 A Picture of Me
 2011 Take Shelter
 2011 The Dilemma
 2010 Pleading Guilty (TV Movie)
 2010 Scott's Dead (Short)
Scott's Voice (voice)
 2010 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series)
 2010 Janie Jones
 2009 Public Enemies
Agent Ralph Brown
 2009 Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (TV Movie)
Dr. Hairston
 2009 The Beast (TV Series)
- Pilot (2009) ... Hickey
 2009 The Unborn
Library Guard
 2008 The Merry Gentleman
Billy Goldman
 2007 Blackbird
 2005 The Weather Man
Nipper Guy
 2005/I Repetition
 2001 Ali
Induction FBI Man
 2000 What About Joan (TV Series)
Tow Truck Driver
- Green Bay ... Tow Truck Driver
 2000 Brat 2
Police Officer
 1997-1999 Early Edition (TV Series)
CFD Officer / CFD Chief
- Fate (1999) ... CFD Officer
- Frostbit (1997) ... CFD Chief (uncredited)
 1999 Turks (TV Series)
Lenny Egan
- Lend Me Your Ears (1999) ... Lenny Egan
 1998 The Negotiator
 1997/II The Ride
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory
 1983 Risky Business
Party Goer (uncredited)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in the Edward J. Moore's play, "The Sea Horse," at A Red Orchid Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Kristen Fitzgerald in the cast. Grant Sabin was scenic designer.

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