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Daniel James Roebuck (born March 4, 1963) is an American television film actor, writer and producer, primarily in films, soap operas and television.
Roebuck in 2007 at Star Wars Celebration IV
|Born||Daniel Randall James Roebuck
March 4, 1963
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Education||Bethlehem Catholic High School|
|Occupation||Actor, writer, producer|
m. Leslie Roebuck (1983 - 1987) (divorced)m. Kelly Roebuck (1994 - present; 2 children)
Life and careerEdit
He appeared in his first film role in 1985, the lead in Cavegirl. From 1992 to 1995, he played Andy Griffith's assistant lawyer, Cliff Lewis, on the television drama Matlock, and he also had a recurring role opposite Don Johnson's character as the corrupt officer, Insp. Rick Bettina in Nash Bridges. He has appeared in numerous other guest roles in television programs and in many feature films including Bryan Loves You, River's Edge, and Dudes. He also played the role of US Marshal Bob Biggs in The Fugitive and U.S. Marshals. He played the part of Mr. Banks in the film Agent Cody Banks and its sequel. He has also appeared as the FBI Agent Weine in Final Destination.
One of Roebuck's more memorable roles was as Jay Leno in the HBO made-for-TV film The Late Shift. Leno has often commented positively on Roebuck's performance whenever a guest brings up the film on the show. In 2002 portrayed a hearse driver in the Comedy horror film Bubba Ho-Tep and acted than 2006 in the production Red Riding Hood. This Randal Kleiser directed HD motion picture was shot primarily with live-on-demand 3D virtual set technology.
From 2005 until 2010, he had a recurring role in the television drama Lost, appearing as Dr. Arzt in nine episodes. He played Morris Green in Rob Zombie's film, The Devil's Rejects. He has been a writer and producer for the Monsterama series, and appeared in some episodes of the series. Roebuck also starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Quints as well as the Nickelodeon original film, Shredderman Rules. In Sonny with a Chance, he played Mr. Condor. He guest starred in Disney's Wizards of Waverly Place. In 2009, Roebuck guest starred in the fan produced web series Star Trek: The Continuing Mission.
He has guest starred on an episode of Dark Blue and Bones. He is the voice of Morris Green in Rob Zombie's animated film The Haunted World of El Superbeasto and starred in the film, A Fork in the Road.
Roebuck portrayed Dave Karofsky's father in the TV series Glee. He appeared in Furt (episode 8, Season 2; aired November 23, 2010) and Born This Way (episode 18, Season 2; aired April 26, 2011). He also made a brief cameo appearance in season 3, episode 14, On My Way. 
He played the role of Jim Nichol in the movie, That's What I Am - released April 2011.
In October 2012, he played B.J. in AMC's The Walking Dead Cold Storage webisodes. He is set to star as Pastor Victor in the Rob Zombie film 31. In November, 2015 he played Arnold Walker in The Man in the High Castle adapted from the novel by Philip K. Dick. His role, Arnold Walker, is the father of the leading character. He appeared in five of ten episodes in the first season, distributed through Amazon.com.
|1986||River's Edge||Samson 'John' Tollet|
|1989||Disorganized Crime||Bill Lonigan (cop)|
|1992||Eddie Presley||Keystone the Magnificent|
|1993||The Fugitive||Deputy U.S. Marshal Robert Biggs|
|1996||The Late Shift||Jay Leno|
|1996||The Cold Equations||Mitch||TV movie|
|1997||Money Talks||Detective Williams|
|1998||U.S. Marshals||Deputy Marshal Bobby Biggs|
|2000||Final Destination||Agent Weine|
|2002||Mary Christmas||Mac Reeves||TV Movie|
|2002||We Were Soldiers||Medevac Commanding Officer|
|2002||Bubba Ho-Tep||Hearse Driver #1||Cameo appearance|
|2002||Hansel and Gretel||Dad|
|2003||Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Three's Company||Ted Bergmann||TV Movie|
|2003||Miracle Dogs||Dr. Elliot||TV Movie|
|2003||Agent Cody Banks||Mr. Banks|
|2004||Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London||Mr. Banks|
|2004||Blowing Smoke||Ray||TV movie|
|2008||Flash of Genius||Frank Sertin|
|2009||Dark and Stormy Night||8 O'Clock Faraday|
|2009||The Haunted World of El Superbeasto||Morris Green (voice)||Video|
|2009||Halloween II||Big Lou|
|2011||That's What I Am||Jim Nichol|
|2012||John Dies at the End||Largeman|
|2013||Compound Fracture||Jim (security officer)|
|2014||Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever||George|
|2015||Soaked in Bleach||Tom Grant|
|2017||Let There Be Light||Norm|
Prosecutor Mr. Sodowsky
|Episode "The Doctors" (1987)
Episodes: "The Ambassador parts 1-2" (1988)
"The Priest" (1989)
Episodes: "The Assassination parts 1-2" (1992)
Main role 1992-1995
|1991||Lookwell||Cop||Episode: "Pilot" - Uncredited|
|1992||Quantum Leap||Neil Lindhurst||Episode: "The Play's the Thing"|
|1996||Nash Bridges||Inspector Rick Bettina||Recurring role|
|1996||Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman||Herkimer Johnson||Episode "Oedipus Wrecks" (S03E19)|
|1999||The King of Queens||Jeffrey, the cop||Episode: "Court Date" (S01E17)|
|2004||Monsterama||Mr. Shocker||As producer and writer. Also appeared in some of its episodes.|
|2005||Law & Order||Nathaniel Prentiss||Episode: "New York Minute" (S16E08)|
|2005||Monk||Larry Zwibell||Episode: "Mr. Monk Gets Drunk" (S04E05)|
|2005–2010||Lost||Dr. Leslie Arzt||9 episodes|
|2006||NCIS||Matthew Lake||Episode: "Boxed in" (S03E12)|
|2008||Bones||George Francis||Episode: "Player Under Pressure" (S03E11)|
|2009–2011||Sonny with a Chance||Mr. Condor||Recurring role|
|2009||Wizards of Waverly Place||Mr. Evans||Episode: "Halloween" (S03E02)|
|2009||Dark Blue||Paul Tivnan||Episode: "Ice" (S01E06)|
|2010||Star Trek: The Continuing Mission||Admiral Rowan||Episode: "We Will Control All That You See And Hear"|
|2010-2012||Glee||Paul Karofsky||3 episodes|
|2011-2015||Grimm||Peter Orson||Episode: "The Three Bad Wolves" (S01E06)
Episode: "Trial by Fire" (S04E13)
|2012||Castle||Joe Silva||Episode: "Swan Song" (S05E07)|
|2015||Transformers: Robots in Disguise||Malodor (voice)||Episode: "Out of Focus"|
|2015||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||John Donnelly||Episode: "A Wanted (Inhu)man" (S03E03)|
|2016||Criminal Minds||Mike Thompson||Episode: "Hostage"|
|2012||The Walking Dead: Cold Storage||B.J.||Main role (4 episodes)|
|2015–2016||The Man in the High Castle||Arnold Walker||Recurring character (10 episodes)|
|2011||L.A. Noire||Mark Bishop|
|2013||Dead Rising 3||Gary Finkel|
- Longsdorf, Amy (26 September 2009). "A character of an actor: Bethlehem's Daniel Roebuck has horror in his blood". The Morning Call. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
- Zombie regular Daniel Roebuck (BUBBA HO-TEP, THE DEVIL’S REJECTS)
- Daniel Roebuck Counts to 31 with Rob Zombie
- Warner, Kara (November 17, 2010). "'Glee' Bully 'Keeps The Mas On,' Max Adler Says". MTV News. MTV Networks. Retrieved November 17, 2010.
- Rob Zombie’s 31 Casts Sick-Head and Lucky Leo