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      J.D. Evermore

      J.D. Evermore

      Highest Rated: 93% 99 Homes (2014)

      Lowest Rated: 10% The Host (2013)

      Birthday: Nov 5, 1968

      Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, USA

      While many actors who achieve success in major projects do so with a bang, J.D. Evermore's climb was slow and steady. Born in Mississippi in 1968, Evermore's family moved often, causing him to attend a total of 17 schools during the course of his education. He learned to become a class clown as a coping mechanism, but didn't consider a career on stage right away. Instead, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps, where he was stationed at 29 Palms, California. He met several actors during his 15 months there, and eventually decided to study theater, enrolling at The University of Southern Mississippi. Evermore gained experience on stage at the university, but ultimately didn't graduate, leaving school a semester early when his friend, playwright Mark Leonard, offered him $1000 to take on the lead in his play "Dylan's Ghost" at the Morgan-Wixson Theatre in Santa Monica. Evermore took Leonard up on his offer, moving to L.A. to begin his career in earnest. He would find very steady work from the beginning, appearing on shows like "Walker, Texas Ranger" (CBS, 1993-2001), and appearing in small roles in both low profile films like "Single and Dealing with It" (2003) and major hits like "Walk the Line" (2005). Evermore also wrote, directed, and starred in his own film, the musical comedy "Glorious Mail" (2005). The actor gained a significant boost to his profile in 2010, when he was cast as Detective Thomas Silby on the drama "Treme" (HBO, 2010-13). He was soon afterward cast as O.B. in the Quentin Tarantino film "Django Unchained" (2012), before joining the cast of "Rectify" as Sheriff Carl Daggett (SundanceTV, 2013). Next came roles in the acclaimed films "12 Years a Slave" (2013) and "Dallas Buyers Club" (2013) as well as recurring roles on "The Walking Dead" (AMC, 2010-) and "True Detective" (HBO, 2014-). In 2016, Evermore reached an even higher level, co-starring with Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell in the disaster docudrama "Deepwater Horizon" (2016).

      Highest rated movies

      99 Homes poster
      99 Homes
      To the Stars poster
      To the Stars
      Deepwater Horizon poster
      Deepwater Horizon
      Assassination Nation poster
      Assassination Nation
      Maggie poster
      Maggie
      A Dark Place poster
      A Dark Place
      The Chameleon poster
      The Chameleon
      Stolen poster
      Stolen

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      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      82% 71% To the Stars Len McCoy (Character) - 2019
      56% 71% A Dark Place Cal Worbley (Character) - 2018
      74% 55% Assassination Nation Chief Patterson (Character) $2.0M 2018
      No Score Yet 49% The Sweet Life Brandon (Character) - 2016
      82% 82% Deepwater Horizon Dewey Revette (Character) $61.4M 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet River Guard Banger (Character) - 2015
      59% 32% Maggie Holt (Character) $457.3K 2015
      93% 78% 99 Homes Mr. Tanner (Character) $1.4M 2014
      10% 49% The Host Trevor Stryder (Character) $26.6M 2013
      No Score Yet 0% Miami Magma Dr. Brad Turner (Character) - 2012
      19% 34% Stolen Rookie (Character) $289.8K 2012
      No Score Yet 31% Jules Verne's The Mysterious Island Bonaventure Pencroft (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet 12% Area 51 Smith (Character) - 2011
      25% 21% The Chameleon Unknown (Character) - 2010
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mysterious Island Bonaventure Pencroft (Character) - 2010
      No Score Yet 68% Alabama Moon Pap (Character) - 2009
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Glorious Mail Timmy Jones (Character),
      Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer,
      Film Editing
      - 2005
      No Score Yet 66% Faith of My Fathers Commander James Latimer (Character) - 2005
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Single and Dealing With It Robert (Character),
      Producer
      - 2003
      No Score Yet 86% Living the Life Pilar's Boyfriend (Character) - 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Picnic Younger Cop (Character) - 2000

      TV

      Credit
      87% 66% Cloak and Dagger Detective Connors (Character) 2018-2019
      95% 91% Rectify Sheriff Carl Daggett (Character),
      Unknown (Guest Star)
      2013-2016
      72% 77% Constantine Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
      78% 67% American Horror Story Rakes (Guest Star) 2015
      82% 77% Salem Reverend Lewis (Guest Star) 2014
      78% 78% The Walking Dead Harley (Guest Star) 2014
      78% 74% True Detective Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
      97% 86% Treme Det. Thomas Silby (Guest Star) 2010-2013
      61% 78% Prison Break Woody (Guest Star) 2006
      No Score Yet 8% Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1999 2001
      No Score Yet 81% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2001