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Geoffrey Pierson

Highest Rated:   89% World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Lowest Rated:   3% Jack and Jill (2011)
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Chicago native Geoffrey Pierson earned a masters in drama from Yale University before beginning his professional acting career with Summerstock theater productions. He continued to act on-stage, and didn't begin an on-camera career until he was 40 years old, starting with 1981's The Mating Season. He continued with appearances on shows like Law & Order and The Drew Carey Show, eventually landing the role of President John Keeler on the hit series 24. In 2007, Pierson accepted the part of Captain Tom Matthews on the Showtime series Dexter.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
9% Revenge of the Green Dragons
  • FBI Deputy Director Sam Heights
2014
67% God Bless America
  • Frank's Boss
$77.8k 2012
3% Jack and Jill
  • Carter Simmons
$74.2M 2011
43% J. Edgar
  • Mitchell Palmer
$37.4M 2011
15% Something Borrowed
  • Dexter Thaler Sr.
$39M 2011
10% Atlas Shrugged: Part I
  • Michael "Midas" Mulligan
$4.6M 2011
89% World's Greatest Dad
  • Principal Anderson
$0.2M 2009
62% Changeling
  • S.S. Hahn
$35.8M 2008
51% Get Smart
  • Vice President
$130.3M 2008
No Score Yet A Line in the Sand
  • Mayor
2008
No Score Yet Already Dead
  • Pierce
2008
No Score Yet The Valley of Light
  • Whitlow
2007
65% Sleeping Dogs Lie
  • Dad
2006
6% Underclassman
  • Actor
$5.6M 2005
64% Spartan
  • Pearce
$4.3M 2004
37% Behind Enemy Lines
  • Adm. Donnelly
$58.8M 2001
No Score Yet Venomous
  • Gen. Arthur Manchek
2001
21% Leave It to Beaver
  • Coach Gordon
1997
40% Two Bits
  • Dr. Wilson
1995
No Score Yet Necessary Parties
  • Stephen
1988

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
85% Designated Survivor
2016
  • President Cornelius Moss
  • 2017
92% Person Of Interest
2011-2016
  • FBI SAIC Roberts
  • 2016
50% The Astronaut Wives Club
2015
  • Jim Matthis
  • 2015
53% The Brink
2015
  • Pierce Grey Pierce Mullin
  • 2015
73% Castle
2009-2016
  • Mystery Man Mr. Smith Michael Smith
  • 2015
  • 2012
  • 2011
86% Enlisted
2014
  • Sgt. Major Diggins
  • 2014
35% Kirstie
2013-2014
  • Hugh
  • 2014
88% Suburgatory
2011-2014
  • Emmett Altman
  • 2014
75% Revenge
2011-2015
  • Judge Robert Barnes
  • 2013
80% Dexter
2006-2013
  • Cody Chief Matthews Capt. Matthews Tom Matthews Deputy Chief Tom Matthews
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
91% Boardwalk Empire
2010-2014
  • Sen. Walter Edge
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet Man Up
2011
  • Mr. Donohue
  • 2011
22% Man Up!
2011
  • Mr. Donohue
  • 2011
No Score Yet Rules of Engagement
2007-2013
  • Franklin Dunbar
  • 2011
92% Fringe
2008-2013
  • Actor
  • 2010
15% Glory Daze
2010-2011
  • Actor
  • 2010
No Score Yet In Plain Sight
2008-2012
  • Seth Mann
  • 2010
87% 24
2001-2014
  • John Keeler President John Keeler Sen. John Keeler President Keeler
  • 2010
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
88% Better Off Ted
2009-2010
  • Elijah Palmer
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Mentalist
2008-2015
  • Noah
  • 2009
No Score Yet Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
  • Sam
  • 2008
  • 2005
No Score Yet Numb3rs
2005-2010
  • Aaron Helm
  • 2007
No Score Yet Criminal Minds
2005
  • Max Ryan
  • 2006
No Score Yet NCIS
2003
  • Roy Carver
  • 2006
97% Veronica Mars
2004-2007
  • Mr. Manning
  • 2005
No Score Yet Monk
2002-2009
  • Harry Bolston
  • 2004
No Score Yet Grace Under Fire
1993-1998
  • Jimmy Kelly
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
  • 1993
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Gary Burnham's Attorney OCCB Investigator
  • 1994
  • 1991

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