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Brett Cullen

Peter Brett Cullen (born August 26, 1956) is an American actor who has appeared in numerous motion pictures and television programs. Early in 2007, he was cast as the role of an estranged father to one of the American football players, Tim Riggins (played by actor Taylor Kitsch), in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights. Cullen was born in Houston, Texas, the son of Lucien Hugh Cullen, an oil industry executive, and Catherine Cullen. He graduated from Madison High School in Houston in 1974. Cullen graduated from the University of Houston, giving great credit to his highly acclaimed acting mentor and University of Houston professor, Cecil Pickett, who also mentored such Houston born actors as Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid, & Brent Spiner among others. Cullen and Dennis Quaid's close friendship to this day dates back to the 1970s and it is Cullen who introduced Dennis Quaid to his current wife, Kimberly Buffington at a dinner in Austin, Texas. Cullen played Dan Fixx in the 1980s CBS drama Falcon Crest for two seasons (1986–1988) and Marshal Sam Cain in the ABC western series The Young Riders for one season (1989–1990). In 1980, he appeared as the second Gideon Chisholm in the last nine episodes of the CBS western miniseries The Chisholms. In the four earlier episodes, the Gideon Chisholm role was played by Brian Kerwin. Cullen was the lead actor as Ned Logan in the short-lived Legacy, which lasted for just one season (1998–1999). On the series The West Wing Cullen played Ray Sullivan, a fictional governor of West Virginia and the Republican nominee for Vice President. His guest appearances on TV include: The Incredible Hulk, Tales from the Crypt, MAS*H, V, Matlock, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Ally McBeal, Walker, Texas Ranger, Once and Again, Without a Trace, Cold Case, The Mountain, Monk, CSI: Miami, NCIS, Desperate Housewives, Pepper Dennis, Lost, Ghost Whisperer, Private Practice, Ugly Betty, and Friday Night Lights. In 2009, he had a recurring role in the ABC Family television series Make It or Break It. He has played two real-life astronauts, Jack Lousma in Apollo 13 (Brett is the CapCom at the time of the explosion; at that shift Lousma was the CapCom in real life) and David Scott in the HBO mini-series From the Earth to the Moon. His most recent appearance was in the role of Barton Blaze in the movie Ghost Rider. Other movie credits include Wyatt Earp (with Kevin Costner), Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (with Kenny Rogers and Bruce Boxleitner), Something to Talk About (with Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid), The Replacements (with Gene Hackman), On Golden Pond (with Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer), Nancy Drew, and Gridiron Gang. He also played Bob Cleary in the 1983 mini-series The Thorn Birds. Cullen was recently cast in the up-coming femme comedy Monte Carlo alongside Selena Gomez, Andie MacDowell and Leighton Meester and is playing the role of Tom Eckert in the upcoming war film Red Dawn. On February 8, 2011, Brett was named the official spokesman for Houston Works which helps Houston residents with job training and placement, scholarships, consulting, technical initiatives focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics and summer job programs along with Youth Summits. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brett Cullen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Aug 26, 1956 In Houston, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
89
Première apparrition :
In the series MASH 1972-09-17
Dernier projet:
Film Instinct de survie 2016-06-24
Connu pour
Poster of Point of Honor
Poster of Under the Dome
Poster of Championnes à tout prix
Poster of Les Oiseaux se cachent pour mourir
Filmographie
Film Instinct de survie Father 2016-06-24
Film It Snows All the Time Paul 2016-03-09
Series Point of Honor Ralston Rhodes 2015-01-15
Film Meat Loaf: In and Out of Hell Himself - Friend 2015-01-09
Film The Last Rescue Captain Beckett 2015-06-01
Film 42 Clay Hopper 2013-04-12
Series Devious Maids Michael Stappord 2013-06-23
Series Under the Dome Don Barbara 2013-06-24
Film The Dark Knight Rises Congressman 2012-07-16
Film L'aube rouge Tom Eckert 2012-11-21
Film Maman, j'ai raté ma vie Ben 2012-12-19
Series Person of Interest Nathan Ingram 2011-09-22
Film Bienvenue à Monte-Carlo Robert 2011-07-01
Film Puncture Nathaniel Price 2011-09-23
Film Nuits noires Sgt. Nickerson 2011-10-21
Film Skateland David Wheeler 2010-01-25
Film Les Runaways Donald Currie 2010-03-19
Series Castle Christian Dahl 2009-03-08
Series Championnes à tout prix Mark Keeler 2009-06-22
Film Reunion Jake 2009-03-06
Series Three Rivers Unknown 2009-10-04
Series FBI : Duo très spécial Agent Patterson 2009-10-23
Film Loin de la terre brûlée Robert 2008-07-11
Series Mentalist Dane Merrick 2008-09-23
Series Burn Notice Unknown 2007-06-28
Film Ghost Rider Barton Blaze 2007-02-16
Film La Vie devant ses yeux Paul McFee 2007-09-08
Series Private Practice Unknown 2007-09-26
Series Pepper Dennis Unknown 2006-04-04
Series Friday Night Lights Walt Riggins 2006-10-03
Series Ugly Betty Unknown 2006-09-28
Series Ghost Whisperer Unknown 2005-09-23
Film Suburban Madness David Harris 2004-10-04
Film Deceit Sam Penny 2004-03-15
Series The Mountain Unknown 2004-09-22
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Series Lost, les disparus Unknown 2004-09-22
Film National Security Heston 2003-01-17
Film Learning Curves Brad, Sr. 2003-08-02
Series Cold Case : Affaires classées Unknown 2003-09-28
Series NCIS : Enquêtes Spéciales Unknown 2003-09-23
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Film Nancy Drew Carson Drew 2002-12-15
Series Les Experts : Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Film On Golden Pond Charlie Martin 2001-04-29
Film Les Remplaçants Eddie Martel 2000-08-07
Film The Expendables Deacon 2000-04-25
Series Once and Again Unknown 1999-09-21
Series Family Law Unknown 1999-09-20
Series À la Maison Blanche Unknown 1999-09-22
Film From the Earth to the Moon Dave Scott 1998-04-05
Series The Simple Life Luke Barton 1998-06-03
Series Legacy 1998-10-09
Series Orleans Clade Charbonnet 1997-01-08
Film The Killing Jar Michael Sanford 1997-05-27
Film Perfect Body Coach David Blair 1997-09-08
Film Cœur à louer Bryan 1997-10-13
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Film Shattered Mind Sean 1996-05-27
Series Arliss Unknown 1996-08-10
Film Apollo 13 CAPCOM 1 1995-06-30
Film Amour et mensonges Jamie Johnson 1995-08-04
Film The Omen Jack Mann 1995-09-08
Film A Kiss Goodnight Carl Jasper 1994-06-01
Film Gambler V: Playing for Keeps Sundance Kid 1994-10-02
Film Complex of Fear Ed Wylie 1993-01-12
Film Mother of the Bride Dennis Becker 1993-02-27
Film Prehysteria! Frank 1993-06-30
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Series Diagnostic : Meurtre Unknown 1993-10-29
Film Leaving Normal Kurt 1992-04-29
Film In a Stranger's Hand Peter Harmon 1991-09-29
Film By the Sword Danny Gallagher 1991-10-07
Film Cas de conscience Malcolm Dundee 1990-01-27
Series Les Contes de la crypte Unknown 1989-06-10
Series L'équipée du poney express Marshal Sam Cain 1989-09-20
Film Dead Solid Perfect Donny Smithern 1988-12-18
Series I'll Take Manhattan Unknown 1987-03-01
Film I'll Take Manhattan Dennis Brady 1987-03-01
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Film Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story Billy 1986-05-19
Film Stewardess School Philo Henderson 1986-08-01
Series The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1985-05-05
Film Les Oiseaux se cachent pour mourir Bob Cleary 1983-03-26
Series Les Oiseaux se cachent pour mourir 1983-03-27
Series Falcon Crest 1981-12-04
Series The Chisholms 1979-03-29
Series L'incroyable Hulk Unknown 1978-03-10
Series MASH Unknown 1972-09-17