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Chris Mulkey (born May 3, 1948) is an American film and television actor.

Chris Mulkey
Born (1948-05-03) May 3, 1948 (age 69)
Viroqua, Wisconsin, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1977-present
Spouse(s) Karen Landry

Contents

CareerEdit

Mulkey played the supporting role of husband to Annie Potts's character in Any Day Now from 1998-2002. He has also appeared in Captain Phillips,[1] Patti Rocks, Against the Wall, Cloverfield, the NBC TV movie Knight Rider, and 24. He appeared on Boardwalk Empire,[1] Friday Night Lights, Boomtown and Justified, and has acted since the mid-1970s, such as Baretta and Twin Peaks.[1]

He played the main character in the controversial music video to Supertramp's 1985 song "Brother Where You Bound".[2] He appeared in the Wing Commander franchise as Jacob "Hawk" Manley. He costarred with John Jenkins and Karen Landry in the 1988 indie film Patti Rocks.[3] He appeared in the science fiction action film The Hidden, and the 1989 sci-fi cop film K-9000.[4] He has appeared in more recent films as The Purge, Slow Burn, Sanitarium and The Identical. In 2014, he had a cameo role in Whiplash. He has a southern blues band Chris Mulkey and the Seekers.

Personal lifeEdit

Mulkey was born in Viroqua, Wisconsin and was married to actress Karen Landry until her death in 2015.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1977 Tomcats Cullen Garrett
1978 The Boss' Son Fred
1979 Sunnyside Reggie Flynn
1980 The Long Riders Vernon Biggs
1981 All Night Long Russell Monk
1982 First Blood Ward
1982 48 Hrs. Second Cop
1982 Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann Daniels
1984 Dreamscape Finch
1984 Runaway Finch
1986 Quiet Cool Red
1987 The Hidden Jack DeVries
1988 Patti Rocks Billy Regis
1988 Under the Gun Larry
1988 Jack's Back Scott Morofsky
1988 In Dangerous Company Chris
1988 Heartbreak Hotel Steve Ayres
1988 From Hollywood to Deadwood Nick Detroit
1989 Vietnam War Story: The Last Days Griffin Segment: "Dirty Work"
1990 Denial Chad
1991 Ambition Man in Bookstore
1992 Gas Food Lodging Raymond
1992 The Silencer George
1993 Bound and Gagged: A Love Story Steve
1993 Ghost in the Machine Bram Walker
1995 Dead Cold Eric
1996 Broken Arrow Major Hunt
1996 The Fan Tim
1996 Foxfire Dan Goldman
1996 Amanda Caleb Farnsworth
1996 Full Moon Rising Dirk Jaspers
1997 Behind Enemy Lines Jones
1997 Sub Down Commander Kirsch
1998 Bulworth Cop #2
1998 Twist of Fate Lennox
1999 Sugar Town Aaron
1999 Requiem for Murder Richard Poe
1999 Jimmy Zip Rick Conesco
2000 Slow Burn Jacob McTeague
2002 American Girl John Grubb
2003 Manhood Travel Agent
2003 Radio Frank
2004 Mysterious Skin Mr. Lackey
2005 North Country Earl Slangley
2005 Dirty Carlson
2006 Dreamland Herb
2006 Wasted Father Collins
2006 Love & Debate Austin
2006 Little Chenier Sheriff Kline Lebauve
2006 The Curiosity of Chance Sir
2006 Unknown Detective James Curtis
2006 One Night with You Detective Brown
2007 Nanking Mills McCallum
2007 I Tried Strank
2007 D-War Agent Frank Pinsky
2007 Universal Groove The Agent
2008 Cloverfield Lieutenant General Graff
2008 Older than America Paul Gunderson
2008 Dead*Line Hollis Short film
2008 Shattered! Dennis
2009 The Perfect Game Lucky Haskins
2009 Dark Moon Rising John
2011 Bad Actress Bernie Pillage
2011 The Levenger Tapes Stackman
2012 Any Day Now DA Wilson
2012 Knife Fight Roger Fillmore
2013 Sanitarium Father Segment: "Monsters are Real"
2013 Decoding Annie Parker Ralph Parker
2013 The Purge Mr. Halverson
2013 Captain Phillips John Cronan
2014 The Jersey Devil God
2014 Whiplash Uncle Frank
2014 The Identical William Hemsley (Older)
2014 Last Weekend Malcolm Green
2014 The Living Howard
2014 The Surface Kelly
2015 Truth Maurice Udell
2015 Car Dogs Malcolm Chamberlain
2016 Call Me King Angelo
2016 Message from the King Leary
2016 Wolves at the Door John
2017 Mad Families Tommy
2017 Above Suspicion Todd Eason Post-production

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1977, 1978 Baretta Dealer / Joshua 2 epiosdes
1978 M*A*S*H Soldier Episode: "Tea and Empathy"
1978 Barnaby Jones Curt Davis Episode: "Terror on a Quiet Afternoon"
1979 Eight Is Enough Episode: "The Yearning Point"
1979 Time Express Danny White Episode: "Rodeo/Cop"
1979 Charlie's Angels Reggie Martin Episode: "Angels on Skates"
1980 A Rumor of War Radio Man 2 episodes
1980 The Waltons Roller Episode: "The Prodigals"
1980 The White Shadow Ilya Episode: "The Russians Are Coming"
1980 Here's Boomer Episode: "Jailbreak"
1980 Act of Love Nurse Watkins Television film
1981 CHiPs Dave Episode: "Forty Tons of Trouble"
1981 The Killing of Randy Webster Sonny Manse Television film
1981 Private Benjamin Glickman Episode: "Jungle Swamp Survival"
1982 Dangerous Company Jeremy Blake Television film
1982 T. J. Hooker Glickman Episode: "Jungle Swamp Survival"
1983, 1985 The Dukes of Hazzard Sharp / Billy Ray 2 episodes
1985 Remington Steele Rhodes Episode: "Steele Blushing"
1985 Magnum, P.I. Tony, the "Repo Man" Episode: "Blood and Honor"
1987 The Twilight Zone Ray Dobson Episode: "The Junction"
1987 It's Garry Shandling's Show Sylvia's Ex-Boyfriend Episode: "Dial L for Laundry"
1987 Deadly Care Richard Halloran Television film
1987 Matlock Bones Jennings Episode: "The Country Boy"
1987 Beauty and the Beast Danny Yates Episode: "An Impossible Silence"
1987 The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains Burn's Chicago Lawyer Television film
1988 Tricks of the Trade Lt. Stryker Television film
1989 A Peaceable Kingdom Max Hall Episode: "Kitty Paws"
1990 Hometown Boy Makes Good Al Swearinger Television film
1990 Rainbow Drive Ira Rosenberg Television film
1990 Angel of Death Matt Television film
1990–1991 Twin Peaks Hank Jennings 13 episodes
1990, 1994 Murder, She Wrote Al Wallace / Joey Freeman Television film
1991 Thirtysomething George Episode: "The Difference Between Men and Women"
1991 K-9000 Eddie Monroe Television film
1991 Runaway Father Richard Television film
1992 Civil Wars Richard Foley Episode: "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense"
1992 Arresting Behavior Officer Pete Walsh 5 episodes
1992 Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel Charlie White Television film
1992 Deadbolt Jordan Television film
1993 The Switch Bill Television film
1993–1994 Bakersfield P.D. Bill 17 episodes
1994 Grace Under Fire Kurt Ross Episode: "Pitch and Woo"
1995 Blossom Dan Episode: "It Happened One Night"
1995 Texas Justice Lanny Shelton Television film
1997 Walker, Texas Ranger Foreman Cox Episode: "A Woman's Place"
1998 Touched by an Angel Erskine Hughes Episode: "Doodlebugs"
1998 Michael Hayes Becker Episode: "Imagine"
1998 The Cowboy and the Movie Star Sheriff Television film; uncredited
1998 The Outer Limits Mike Episode: "Black Box"
1998–2002 Any Day Now Collier 83 episodes
1999–2000 Batman Beyond Shriek / Walter Shreeve (voice) 3 episodes
2002 Boomtown Kevin Van Horn Episode: "Reelin' in the Years"
2003 CSI: Miami Leonard Murphy Episode: "Forced Entry"
2003 JAG Major Phelps Episode: "The Boast"
2003, 2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Maurice Gallows / Mr. Young 2 episodes
2004 Touching Evil Martin Akins Episode: "Love Lies Bleeding"
2006 Broken Trail Big Ears Miniseries
2006 Lost Mike Episode: "Further Instructions"
2006 Sleeper Cell Bob 2 episodes
2007 Cold Case Pat Hall Episode: "Shuffle, Ball Change"
2007 Smith Donny Episode: "Four"
2007 Friday Night Lights Coach Bill McGregor 4 episodes
2007–2010 Saving Grace Doug Norman 9 episodes
2008 Knight Rider Sheriff Ramsey Episode: "Knight Rider"
2008 Criminal Minds Sheriff Britt Hallum Episode: "Elephant's Memory"
2008 A Teacher's Crime Bill Rander Television film
2008 Shark Sheriff Griffin Episode: "Wayne's World 3: Killer Shark"
2008 NCIS Captain Richard Owens Episode: "Agent Afloat"
2008 CSI: NY Bernie Benton Episode: "The Triangle"
2009 24 Doug Knowles 2 episodes
2009 In Plain Sight Karl Hogeland Episode: "Duplicate Bridge"
2009 Law & Order Judge Robert Maxen Episode: "Just a Girl in the World"
2010 Human Target Detective Al Jenkins Episode: "Run"
2010 Outlaw Detective Hank Darby Episode: "In Re: Tracy Vidalin"
2010 Castle Wilbur Pittorino Episode: "Last Call"
2010–2011 Boardwalk Empire Boss Frank Hague 4 episodes
2011 Justified Walt McCready 2 episodes
2011 The Glades Frank Morgan Episode: "Lost and Found"
2012 Femme Fatales Bendix Darby Episode: "Trophy Wife"
2012 Franklin & Bash Captain N. Goepp Episode: "Summer Girls"
2013 The Mentalist Tom Crayhew Episode: "The Red Barn"
2014 Grimm Bart 3 episodes
2014 Halt and Catch Fire Gary Episode: "Adventure"
2014 Legends Adviser to the President Episode: "Betrayal"
2014 Scorpion Ronny Episode: "Shorthanded"
2015 Scandal Chief Conners Episode: "The Lawn Chair"
2015 Battle Creek Henry Briggs Episode: "Mama's Boy"
2015 The Spoils Before Dying Ed Nestly 3 episodes
2015 Impastor Roger Kerry Episode: "Honor Thy Boyfriend's Father and Mother"
2016 CSI: Cyber Mayor Cavanaugh Episode: "Going Viral"
2016 Agent Carter Uncle Bud Episode: "Smoke & Mirrors"
2016 Rush Hour Elliot Vaughn Episode: "Prisoner of Love"
2016 Timeless Frank Hamer Episode: "Last Ride of Bonnie & Clyde"
2017 Chicago Justice Mr. Nichols Episode: "Friendly Fire"
2017 Better Call Saul Billy Gatwood Episode: "Fall"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Paulson, Dave (July 4, 2013). "Actor Chris Mulkey shares musical side with Nashville at 'Let Freedom Sing!'". The Tennessean. Retrieved December 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ Melhuish, Martin (1986). The Supertramp Book. Toronto, Canada: Omnibus Press. p. 192. ISBN 0-9691272-2-7. 
  3. ^ Wilmington, Michael (January 15, 1988). "MOVIE REVIEW : Fire and Ice Fuel a Low-Budget, High-Intensity 'Patti Rocks'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 28, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Chris Mulkey profile". The New York Times. Retrieved June 24, 2013. 

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