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Jim Beaver is an American character actor, best known for his leading roles on the TV series Deadwood (2004) and Supernatural (2005). Born in Laramie, Wyoming a minister's son, he was raised in and around Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. Following high school and a year of college, he joined the Marines and served as a radioman with the 1st ... See full bio »

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 2015 Remember the Sultana (Documentary) (filming)
Civil War Officer (voice)
 2015 Crimson Peak (post-production)
Carter Cushing
 2014 Major Crimes (TV Series)
Donald Beckwith
- Return to Sender, Part 2 (2014) ... Donald Beckwith
 2013 Nikki & Nora: The N&N Files (TV Series)
Arliss Fontenot (2013)
 2013 Revolution (TV Series)
John Franklin Fry
- Dead Man Walking (2013) ... John Franklin Fry
- One Riot, One Ranger (2013) ... John Franklin Fry
 2013 Longmire (TV Series)
Lee Rosky
- Natural Order (2013) ... Lee Rosky
 2013 Mike & Molly (TV Series)
Dwight
- Windy City (2013) ... Dwight
- School Recital (2013) ... Dwight
 2013 The Middle (TV Series)
Eddie Stokes
- Dollar Days (2013) ... Eddie Stokes
 2012 Dexter (TV Series)
Clint McKay
 2011-2012 Breaking Bad (TV Series)
Lawson
- Live Free or Die (2012) ... Lawson
- Thirty-Eight Snub (2011) ... Lawson
 2011 Love Bites (TV Series)
Trucker
- Keep on Truckin' (2011) ... Trucker
 2010 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Gus
- Veronica (2010) ... Gus
 2010 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Cobb Holwell
- The Red Ponies (2010) ... Cobb Holwell
 2010 Law & Order: LA (TV Series)
Frank Loomis
- Hollywood (2010) ... Frank Loomis
 2009 Dark and Stormy Night
Jack Tugdon
 2008/III Reflections
Frank
 2007 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Sheriff Williams
- Identity (2007) ... Sheriff Williams
 2007 Cooties
The Man
 2007 Tales from the Pub (TV Series)
Joe
- Not Her, Her (2007) ... Joe
 2007 Next
NSA Director Wisdom
 2006 The Unit (TV Series)
Lloyd Cole
- Manhunt (2006) ... Lloyd Cole
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Ranger Diggory
- Revealed (2004) ... Ranger Diggory
 2004 Monk (TV Series)
Sheriff Ronald Mathis
- Mr. Monk Gets Married (2004) ... Sheriff Ronald Mathis
 2004 Beck and Call (TV Short)
Principal
 2003 The Lyon's Den (TV Series)
Hank Ferris
- The Other Side of Caution (2003) ... Hank Ferris
 2003 Tremors (TV Series)
Sheriff Sam Boggs
- Water Hazard (2003) ... Sheriff Sam Boggs
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Prison Officer
- Twilight (2003) ... Prison Officer
 2003 Wave Babes (Video)
Amos Nandy (uncredited)
 2003 Andy Richter Controls the Universe (TV Series)
Craig
- Charity Begins in Cellblock D (2003) ... Craig
 2001 Philly (TV Series)
Nelson Vanderhoff
- Loving Sons (2001) ... Nelson Vanderhoff
 2001 The West Wing (TV Series)
Carl
- Manchester: Part 1 (2001) ... Carl
 2001 The Division (TV Series)
Fred Zito
- High on the Hog (2001) ... Fred Zito
 2001 Warden of Red Rock (TV Movie)
Jefferson Bent
 2001 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Tony
- Who Wants It More? (2001) ... Tony
 2000-2001 The Trouble with Normal (TV Series)
Gary
- Spy vs. Guy (2001) ... Gary
- Clairanoia (2000) ... Gary
- Owl Show Ya (2000) ... Gary
- Mail Trouble (2000) ... Gary
 2000 Fraud (Short)
Detective Mason
 2000 Where the Heart Is
Clawhammer (uncredited)
 1999 Impala (Short)
Sheriff Bert Davis
 1999 Magnolia
Smiling Peanut Patron #1
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Coroner
- Field Trip (1999) ... Coroner
 1998 The Adventures of A.R.K. (TV Series)
Ranger Earl
- Barley the Hot Tub Bear ... Ranger Earl
 1998 Mr. Murder (TV Movie)
Agent Jason Reiling
 1998 At Sachem Farm
Foreman
 1998 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV Series)
Watchseller
- Power Play (1998) ... Watchseller
 1998 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Ranger Virgil
- Amanda's Back (1998) ... Ranger Virgil
 1997 Total Security (TV Series)
Detective McKissick
- Das Bootie ... Detective McKissick
 1997 Divided by Hate (TV Movie)
Danny Leland
 1997 Spy Game (TV Series)
Thornbush
- Lorne and Max Drop the Ball (1997) ... Thornbush
 1996-1997 Murder One (TV Series)
Donald Cleary
- Chapter Fourteen, Year Two (1997) ... Donald Cleary (scenes deleted)
 1997 Wounded
Agent Eric Ashton
 1997 Moloney (TV Series)
Detective Ashton
- The Ripple Effect (1997) ... Detective Ashton
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Truck Driver / Jesus Christ
- Taillight's Last Gleaming (1997) ... Truck Driver / Jesus Christ
 1996 High Incident (TV Series)
Father in Wreck
- Women & Children First (1996) ... Father in Wreck
 1995 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Duke Miller
- Doctor in the House (1995) ... Duke Miller
 1994 Bad Girls
Pinkerton Detective Graves
 1994 Children of the Dark (TV Movie)
Roddy Gibbons (uncredited)
 1994 Blue Chips
Ricky's Father
 1994 Twogether
Oscar
 1993 Geronimo: An American Legend
Proclamation Officer
 1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Henry Barnes
- I'm Looking Through You (1993) ... Henry Barnes
 1993 Sliver
Detective Ira
 1993 Gunsmoke: The Long Ride (TV Movie)
Traveling Blacksmith
 1991-1992 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Andy - the rapist / Motel man
- Episode #1.2113 (1992) ... Motel man
- Episode #1.2037 (1992) ... Motel man
- Episode #1.1746 (1991) ... Andy - the rapist
- Episode #1.1741 (1991) ... Andy - the rapist
- Episode #1.1740 (1991) ... Andy - the rapist
 1992 Sister Act
Detective Clarkson
 1992 Gunsmoke: To the Last Man (TV Movie)
Deputy Willie Rudd
 1991 Little Secrets
Liquor Store Cashier (as Richard Muldoon)
 1990 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Tom Barlow
- Ryder on the Storm (1990) ... Tom Barlow
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Drake
- The Murder Weekend Mystery (1990) ... Drake
 1990 The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (TV Movie)
Maj. Trimble
 1990 El Diablo (TV Movie)
Spivey Irick
 1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series)
Wetstone
- Desert Run (1990) ... Wetstone
 1990 Follow Your Heart (TV Movie)
Craig Hraboy
 1989 Mergers & Acquisitions (Short)
Gabby Hayes
 1989 The Young Riders (TV Series)
Johnson
- The Kid (1989) ... Johnson
 1989 Mothers, Daughters and Lovers (TV Movie)
Sheriff Jack Edzard
 1989 In Country
Earl Smith
 1989 The Cherry (Short)
The Captain
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Wrong-House Neighbor
- Elysian Fields (1989) ... Wrong-House Neighbor
 1988 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
Frank Foster
- The Holstered Gun (1988) ... Frank Foster
 1988 Two Idiots in Hollywood
Crying Man
 1988 Defense Play
FBI Man
 1988 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (TV Movie)
Motel Manager
 1988 Matlock (TV Series)
Barney Sutler
- The Umpire (1988) ... Barney Sutler
 1987 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Defense Attorney
- Fatal Attraction (1987) ... Defense Attorney
 1987 Hollywood Shuffle
Postal Worker
 1987 Sweet Revenge
Smuggler (uncredited)
 1985 File 8022 (Short)
Ben Crysler (as James Beaver)
 1983 Silkwood
Plant Manager (uncredited)
 1983 Girls of the White Orchid (TV Movie)
Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1981 Nighthawks
Subway Passenger (uncredited)
 1979 Warnings (Short)
The Artist
 1979 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (TV Movie)
Cowboy player
 1978 Desperado (TV Movie)
Nathan
 1978 Dallas (TV Series)
Diner
- Black Market Baby (1978) ... Diner (uncredited)
 1978 The Seniors
Client (uncredited)
 1977 Semi-Tough
B.E.A.T. Member (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (12 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Biography (as James N. Beaver Jr.): "John Garfield, His Life and Films". New York: A.S. Barnes, 1978. ISBN-10: 0498018903; ISBN-13: 9780498018909 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

James Norman Beaver Jr. | James Beaver | Richard Muldoon

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

Speaks rudimentary German and Japanese. The scene in Season 4 of Supernatural where Bobby is revealed to speak Japanese was included at his suggestion. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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