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Chris Bauer

Names Marlon Brando and Peter Sellers as two of his biggest acting influences. Has been a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago and David Mamet's Atlantic Theater Company in New York. First big-screen appearance was in the 1997 romantic comedy Fools Rush In. Made his Broadway debut in 2005, playing Mitch in A Streetcar Named Desire. Auditioned for the role of detective Jimmy McNulty on HBO's The Wire, but was later cast as longshoreman Frank Sobotka. Has been a regular on several other TV series, including Third Watch, Tilt, Smith and True Blood.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Temps
  • Mike
2016
50% Tomorrowland
  • Frank's Dad
2015
No Score Yet Bernard and Doris
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Neal Cassady
  • Ken Kesey
2007
73% Flags of Our Fathers
  • Commandant Vandergrift
2006
No Score Yet Colin Fitz Lives!
  • Tony Baby Shark
2006
56% The Notorious Bettie Page
  • Irving Klaw
2006
No Score Yet Full Count
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Masters of Horror
  • Larry Pearce
2006
82% Keane
  • Bartender
2005
88% Broken Flowers
  • Dan
2005
No Score Yet Our Fathers
  • Olan Horne
2005
No Score Yet Angels Crest
  • Teddy
2003
No Score Yet Bug
  • Ernie
2002
No Score Yet Taking Back Our Town
  • James Melancon
2001
80% 61*
  • Bob Cerv
2001
No Score Yet Lovely Rita
  • Fexi
2001
82% Animal Factory
  • Bad Eye
2000
91% High Fidelity
  • Paul
2000
No Score Yet The Photographer
  • Paul
2000
65% Cradle Will Rock
  • Carpenter
1999
78% Sweet and Lowdown
  • Ace, Pool Player
1999
No Score Yet The Hunley
  • Simkins
1999
43% Flawless
  • Jacko
1999
22% 8MM
  • Machine
1999
54% A Cool Dry Place
  • Larry Ives
1998
28% One Night Stand
  • Bartender
1997
67% The Devil's Advocate
  • Gettys
1997
92% Face/Off
  • Dubov
1997
60% The Myth of Fingerprints
  • Jerry
1997
33% Fools Rush In
  • Phil
1997
60% Snow White: A Tale of Terror
  • Konrad
1997

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Full Circle
2013
  • Richie DeStefano
No Score Yet The Office
2005-2013
  • Actor
92% Fringe
2008-2013
  • Brian Dempsey
97% The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
2015
  • Det. Tom Lange
No Score Yet Unforgettable
2011
  • Dennis Halsey
No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2001-2011
  • Murtaugh
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Mickey Scott Sergeant in Wheelchair Homeless David
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Sgt. Tom Cole
45% The Lizzie Borden Chronicles
2015
  • Tom Horn
70% True Blood
2008-2014
  • Andy Bellefleur
No Score Yet Hawaii Five-0
2010
  • Cory Sampson
96% The Wire
2002-2008
  • Frank Sobotka
No Score Yet American Experience
1988
  • Voice
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
  • Paul Browning
97% The Good Wife
2009-2016
  • James McCloon
No Score Yet Numb3rs
2005-2010
  • Ray Galuski
95% Elementary
2012
  • Det. Gerry Coventry
97% Survivor's Remorse
2014
  • Jimmy Flaherty

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