Geoffrey Pierson

Lowest Rated: 3% Jack and Jill (2011)
Birthday: Jun 16, 1949
Birthplace: Not Available
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.

Photos

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
16% 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
42% J. Edgar Mitchell Palmer $37.4M 2011
15% Something Borrowed Dexter Thaler Sr. $39.1M 2011
12% Atlas Shrugged: Part I Michael "Midas" Mulligan $4.6M 2011
89% World's Greatest Dad Principal Anderson $0.2M 2009
61% Changeling S.S. Hahn $35.8M 2008
50% 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
63% Sleeping Dogs Lie Dad 2006
6% Underclassman Actor $5.6M 2005
65% 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

CREDIT
38% Splitting Up Together
2018
Henry
  • 2018
68% Designated Survivor
2016
President Cornelius Moss
  • 2017
No Score Yet D.B. Cooper: Case Closed?
2016
Narrator
  • 2016
92% Person Of Interest
2011-2016
FBI SAIC Roberts
  • 2016
No Score Yet Vigilados: Person of Interest
2011-2016
FBI SAIC Roberts
  • 2016
  • 2011
47% The Astronaut Wives Club
2015
Jim Matthis
  • 2015
56% The Brink
2015
Pierce Grey Pierce Mullin
  • 2015
80% 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
92% Suburgatory
2011-2014
Emmett Altman
  • 2014
69% Revenge
2011-2015
Judge Robert Barnes
  • 2013
72% Dexter
2006-2013
Cody Chief Matthews Capt. Matthews Tom Matthews Deputy Chief Tom Matthews
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
92% Boardwalk Empire
2010-2014
Sen. Walter Edge
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet Man Up
2011
Mr. Donohue
  • 2011
21% Man Up!
2011
Mr. Donohue
  • 2011
No Score Yet Rules of Engagement
2007-2013
Franklin Dunbar
  • 2011
90% Fringe
2008-2013
  • 2010
15% Glory Daze
2010-2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet In Plain Sight
2008-2012
Seth Mann
  • 2010
86% 24
2001-2014
John Keeler President John Keeler Sen. John Keeler President Keeler
  • 2010
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
89% Better Off Ted
2009-2010
Elijah Palmer
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Mentalist
2008-2015
Noah
  • 2009
70% Life
2007-2009
Charlie Crews Sr.
  • 2008
66% Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
Sam
  • 2008
  • 2005
No Score Yet Numb3rs
2005-2010
Aaron Helm
  • 2007
  • 2006
No Score Yet Criminal Minds
2005
Max Ryan
  • 2006
No Score Yet NCIS
2003
Roy Carver
  • 2006
No Score Yet Rodney
2004-2006
Dale
  • 2006
  • 2005
92% Veronica Mars
2004-2007
Mr. Manning
  • 2005
  • 2004
90% Monk
2002-2009
Harry Bolston
  • 2004
No Score Yet The Drew Carey Show
1995-2004
Ted
  • 2003
No Score Yet Touched by an Angel
1994-2003
Richard
  • 2003
No Score Yet Becker
1998-2004
Mr. Tipton
  • 2001
60% Popular
1999-2001
James Ford
  • 2001
  • 2000
No Score Yet Unhappily Ever After
1995-1999
Jack Malloy
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
No Score Yet Grace Under Fire
1993-1998
Jimmy Kelly
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
  • 1993
No Score Yet New York Undercover
1994-1998
Matthew Lee
  • 1994
No Score Yet Party of Five
1994-2000
Mr. Bishop
  • 1994
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
Gary Burnham's Attorney OCCB Investigator
  • 1994
  • 1991
No Score Yet Married...With Children
1987-1997
Roland
  • 1988

QUOTES FROM Geoffrey Pierson CHARACTERS