Bodhi Pine Elfman (born Bodhi Pine Saboff; July 19, 1969) is an American actor and the child of filmmaker Richard Elfman and Rhonda Joy Saboff. He is best known for playing Avram Hader in the Fox series Touch and for his recurring role in Criminal Minds as Peter Lewis/Mr. Scratch.
Bodhi Pine Saboff|
July 19, 1969
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, director, producer, screenwriter|
Jenna Elfman (m. 1995)
Elfman starred in the UPN television series Freedom, alongside Holt McCallany, Scarlett Chorvat and Darius McCrary, and in Pirates of Silicon Valley alongside Noah Wyle and Anthony Michael Hall. He appeared in the short-lived ABC television series Hiller and Diller, guest-starred in an episode of Sliders, and was part of the recurring cast of Touch. Elfman also guest-starred in his wife's television show Dharma & Greg, playing a performance artist who asks Dharma to be a part of his living display gallery.
In 2012, Elfman and his wife, Jenna, started their podcast, Kicking and Screaming by Jenna and Bodhi Elfman.
Bodhi Pine Elfman was born in Los Angeles, California, and raised in Hollywood, Los Angeles. He is the son of actor/director Richard Elfman and Rhonda Joy Saboff, grandson of author Blossom Elfman, and nephew of composer Danny Elfman. In February 1991 he met actress Jennifer Mary Butala (Jenna Elfman) during an audition for a Sprite commercial. Four years later they were married on February 18, 1995. Bodhi is of Jewish heritage, and Jenna was raised Catholic. When they met he was a practicing Scientologist. Jenna became a Scientologist after her husband introduced her to its teachings. As of 2018, both were active Scientologists.
In 2000, Bodhi and Jenna Elfman bought a 5,000-square-foot (460 m2) 1920s home on gated two-acres in the Hollywood Hills from Madonna, for US$4 million, which they sold on in April 2004 for US$4.7 million to actress Katey Sagal, of Married... with Children fame.
Their first child, son Story Elias Elfman, was born on July 23, 2007. Their second son, Easton Quinn Monroe Elfman, was born on March 2, 2010.
|1992||Sneakers||Centurion S&L Night Guard|
|1993||Stepmonster||Photo Cashier||Direct to video film|
|1994||Shrunken Heads||Booger Martin|
|1994||Wes Craven's New Nightmare||TV Studio P.A.|
|1996||A Very Brady Sequel||Coffee Customer||(as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|1997||The Others||Douglas 'Sluggo' Zelov|
|1998||Slappy and the Stinkers||Tag||(as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|1998||Mercury Rising||Leo Pedranski||(as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|1998||Enemy of the State||Van||(as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|1999||The Mod Squad||Gilbert - Skinny Freak||(as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|1999||Rituals and Resolutions||Arno||Short|
|2000||Keeping the Faith||Howard the Casanova|
|2000||Gone in 60 Seconds||Fuzzy Frizzel|
|2000||Almost Famous||Alice's Manager (director's cut only)||(uncredited)|
|2001||The Shrink Is In||Charley|
|2002||Hip, Edgy, Sexy, Cool||Opening film at the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah|
|2004||Collateral||Young Professional Man|
|2006||Love Hollywood Style||James|
|2006||Love Comes to the Executioner||Krist Skolnik|
|2011||Angela Wright||Mr. Taylor||Short|
|1991||Life Goes On||Mark||Episodes: "Life After Death" & "Out of the Mainstream"|
|1992||Doing Time on Maple Drive||Joe||TV movie|
|1992||Melrose Place||Messenger||Episode: "Picture Imperfect"|
|1993||Double Deception||Burglar 1||TV movie|
|1993||Phenom||Burt||Episode: "Angela's Wild Ride"|
|1993||Sisters||Busboy||Episode: "The Best Intentions"|
|1994||Lifestories: Families in Crisis||Sean||Episode: "Confronting Brandon: The Intervention of an Addict"|
|1994||Married... with Children||Clerk||Episode: "Dial B for Virgin" (as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|1994||Step by Step||Garry||Episodes: "Great Expectations", "Something Wild, & "I'll Be Home for Christmas" (as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|1995||Clerks.||Ray||TV movie (also known as "Clerks: The TV Show", and inspired by the film Clerks)|
|1996||Ellen||Surfer Dude||Episode: "Too Hip for the Room" (as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|1996||The Faculty||Episode: "The Brain Teaser"|
|1996||Hang Time||Bob||Episode: "Fake ID-ology"|
|1996–97||3rd Rock from the Sun||Clerk/Orderly||Episodes: "My Mother the Alien" & "I Brake for Dick" (as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|1997||Hiller and Diller|
|1997||George & Leo||Bellboy||Episode: "The Halloween Show"|
|1998||Sliders||Trevor Blue||Episode: "Genesis" (as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|1998||Party of Five||Episode: "Separation Anxiety" (as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|1998–2001||Dharma & Greg||Terry / Survivor / Ted||3 episodes|
|1999||Pirates of Silicon Valley||John Gilmore||Original TNT television movie (as Bodhi Pine Elfman)|
|2000||The Huntress||Toby Anders||Episode: "The Kid"|
|2000||Veronica's Closet||Neil||Episodes: "Veronica Loses Her Olive Again" & "Veronica's Clips"|
|2000–01||Freedom||Londo Pearl||Main cast; 11 episodes|
|2001||Providence||Suspicious Guy||Episode: "Falling"|
|2003||ER||Nicky||Episode: "Finders Keepers"|
|2003||Without a Trace||Chris Roland||Episode: "No Mas"|
|2003||Dragnet||Kevin O'Malley||Episode: "Daddy's Girl", aka "The 2003 series: L.A. Dragnet", as part of the Dragnet franchise|
|2003||Las Vegas||Steven||Episode: "Donny, We Hardly Knew Ye"|
|2003||Karen Sisco||Fred||Episode: "Nobody's Perfect"|
|2003||Coyote Waits||Odell Redd||Adapted novel Coyote Waits for television - aired on PBS|
|2004||Charmed||Kyle Donie||Episode: "Witch Wars"|
|2005||Fielder's Choice||Lou||TV movie|
|2005||Misadventures in Matchmaking||Andy||5 episodes|
|2009||The Mentalist||Rick Tiegler||Episode: "Russet Potatoes"|
|2010||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Rylan Gauss||Episode: "418/427"|
|2011||Handsome Sportz Klub||Leopold Von Gugenstein||3 episodes|
|2011||Prime Suspect||Paul Robie||Episode: "The Great Wall of Silence"|
|2012–13||Touch||Avram Hadar||10 episodes|
|2014||Growing Up Fisher||Episode: "Katie You Can Drive My Car"|
|2015-2017||Criminal Minds||Peter Lewis / Mr. Scratch||7 Episodes: "Mr. Scratch", "The Storm", "The Crimson King", "Mirror Image", "True North" & "Wheels Up"|
- Feran, Tom (March 25, 1998). "Wes Craven to Produce TV Series". The Plain Dealer. p. 2G.
- Wirt, John (April 10, 1998). "Mercury Rising drags on and on with little going for it". The Advocate. Capital City Press. p. 19.
- Johnson, Malcolm (March 26, 1999). "The Odd Squad: Claire Danes Makes Wrong Move". The Hartford Courant. The Hartford Courant Co. p. F3.
- "Guest spots keep star busy". Buffalo News. May 14, 2006.
- Ryon, Ruth (November 12, 2000). "'Dharma' Follows the Material Girl". Los Angeles Times. p. K.1.
- McDonough, Kevin (October 27, 2000). "'Level 9' should be promptly deep-sixed - 'Freedom' is just another fascistic future drama". Charleston Daily Mail. Charleston Newspapers. p. 5D.
- Jicha, Tom (June 20, 1999). "Pirates of Silicon Valley Does Not Compute". Sun-Sentinel. Sun-Sentinel Company. p. 4.
- Pergament, Alan (June 8, 1998). "Real Actors Help 'Sliders' Slip Ahead of Spielberg's - Animated 'Invasion America'". The Buffalo News. p. A11.
- "Q & A: Your Questions". The Dallas Morning News. February 1, 1998.
- Malleck, Bonnie (November 13, 2001). "Frasier Marathon runs a full two hours". The Hamilton Spectator. p. D08.
- "Rockin' Libsyn Podcasts: Kicking and Screaming by Jenna and Bodhi Elfman". February 8, 2013.
- "'Dharma & Greg' Star: Latter-Day Flower Child". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. October 1, 1997.
- "Jenna Elfman's Winning Formula: Hard Work That's Fun". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. November 25, 1997.
- The Associated Press (July 23, 2007). "Jenna Elfman Gives Birth to a Son in LA: Jenna Elfman and Husband Welcome First Child, a Son Named Story Elias, Her Publicist Says". ABC News. Retrieved 2008-02-25.[dead link]
- "Madonna sells Los Angeles home for $4 million". CNN. Reuters. November 12, 2000. Archived from the original on February 21, 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-25.
- Ruth Ryon: "Lair in the hills would easily fit 2", Los Angeles Times, July 31, 2005.