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Brian Howe is an American actor known for his portrayal of stockbroker Jay Twistle in the film The Pursuit of Happyness.

Brian Howe

His other films include K-PAX, The Majestic, Catch Me If You Can, RV, Déjà Vu, Return to Me, Evan Almighty, Gran Torino (as Steve Kowalski) and Annabelle. Howe has appeared in guest roles in a number of television series, including Crossing Jordan, Criminal Minds, Judging Amy, The Unit, Without a Trace, Boston Legal, Lie to Me, Charmed, and was a regular on Journeyman as the newspaper editor until the cancellation of the show by NBC on December 2007 due to low ratings. More recently, he has had recurring roles on Nikita, Justified and Westworld.

Howe is part of the stock company formed by filmmaker Larry Blamire, and has played Dr. Roger Fleming, the evil scientist who awakens the skeleton, in the 2004 science-fiction spoof The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra, his twin brother Peter Fleming in its sequel, The Lost Skeleton Returns Again, the dim but heroic sailor Big Dan Frater in Trail of the Screaming Forehead, and the foppish Englishman Burling Famish Jr. in Dark and Stormy Night

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2001 K-PAX Dr. Steven Becker
The Majestic Carl Leffert
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra Dr. Roger Fleming
2002 Catch Me If You Can FBI agents
2006 RV
Déjà Vu
The Pursuit of Happyness Jay Twistle
2008 Gran Torino Steve Kowalski
2009 Dark and Stormy Night Burling Famish Jr.
2014 Annabelle Pete Higgins

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