Oliver Muirhead

Oliver Muirhead (born 29 May 1957) is a British character actor from London, known for often portraying pompous country gentlemen. In 1986, he also directed the musical pantomime A Christmas Held Captive. In addition to acting, Muirhead has also lent his voice to various animated series such as P.J. Sparkles and Spider-Man: The Animated Series and the video games Zork: Grand Inquisitor, Dead to Rights, The Hobbit and Eragon.

Oliver Muirhead
Born (1957-05-29) 29 May 1957 (age 63)
London, England
Years active1974–present

He is perhaps most recognisable in the United States for his appearances in 1990s commercials for Tombstone Pizza.[1] He also had a memorable cameo as a sarcastic jeweller in the Friends episode "The One With the Ring".

In 1991, he starred in the soap opera Santa Barbara as Mr. Marx: he hired Gina at the Santa Barbara Sperm Bank.


Year Title Role Notes
1989 She's Out of Control Nigel
1993 Ghost Brigade Richard Bradley Alternative title: The Killing Box and Grey Knight
1996 Spider-Man: Sins of the Fathers The Spot (Voice) Direct-to-video release
1997 Swimsuit: The Movie Jeremy Hollister
1999 The Duke Cecil Cavendish
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me British Colonel
2000 MVP: Most Valuable Primate Dr. Peabody
2002 Man of the Year Reg
2005 Fun with Dick and Jane Account Rep, Grand Cayman Bank Alternative title: Alternative Career
2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Mr. Greene Alternative title: Garfield 2
2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks Butler
National Treasure: Book of Secrets Control Room Guard
2008 An American Carol Neville Chamberlain
Super Capers Herbert Q
Son of Mourning JBS News Anchor
2010 The Social Network Mr. Kenwright
2011 Like Crazy Bernard
2012 The Beauty Inside Alex #23
TBA You Above All Filming
Year Title Role Notes
1989 Tarzan in Manhattan Television film
Jake and the Fatman Mr. Pruitt Episode: "My Shining Hour"
1990–1991 Who's the Boss? Maitre d'
2 episodes
1991 Santa Barbara Mr. Marx
1993 Living Single Waiter 1 episode
1994 Getting By Niles 1 episode
Married... with Children Mr. Blithers Episode: "Driving Mr. Boondy"
1995 Kirk Mr. Chumwell 1 episode
1995–1996 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Mr. Sunshine
2 episodes
1996 Maybe This Time Mr. Nichols 1 episode
1996–1997 Spider-Man Dr. Jonathan Ohn (Voice)
Abraham Whistler (Voice)
4 episodes
1996, 1998 All That Health Inspector/Acting Coach in Audience 2 episodes
1997 Meego Mr. McQuidy 1 episode
1997–1998 Unhappily Ever After Mr. Monteleone 6 episodes
1998 Suddenly Susan Dr. Hale 1 episode
Seinfeld Lubeck Episode: "The Frogger"
1999 Kenan & Kel Waiter/Gavin Episode: "Freezer Burned"
2000 The Beach Boys: An American Family TV Host Television film
Friends The Jeweler Episode: "The One With the Ring"
2001–2002 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Phili Episodes: "Checkpoint"
"Never Leave Me"
2003 The Parkers Ben 1 episode
Will & Grace Walter Episode: "Strangers With Candic"
Joan of Arcadia Proctor God 1 episode
2004 Yes, Dear Coleman 1 episode
2005 Las Vegas Valet Episode: "Hide and Sneak"
2006 Lost Monsignor Episode: "?"
2006 Gilmore Girls Arthur Gordon Episode: "Brideshead Revisted"
2007 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Mr. Duatch Episode: "A Nugget of History"
Notes from the Underbelly Dr. Bob Jennings Episode: "Julie and Eric's Baby"
2008 iCarly Harry Joyner Episode: "iHeart Art"
2009 Bones Badgley Mormont Episode: "The Salt in the Wounds"
2009 The Big Bang Theory Dr. Laughlin Episode: "The Pirate Solution"
2009 NCIS Jay Danorth Episode: "Reunion"
2010 True Jackson, VP Ian the butler Episode: "True Royal"
2010, 2016 Castle Steven Heisler
Bryce Robert
2 Episodes
2011 Pair of Kings King of the island Cornea Episode: "Kings And An Eye"
Switched at Birth Hair Salon owner 3 episodes
2013 Jessie Nigel Pettigrew Episode: "We Don't Need No Stinkin' Badges"
2014-2015 Mighty Med Ambrose 2 episodes
2019 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Dean Wesley Allister Episode: "The Bimbo"

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  1. ^ "Funny Or Die's Take On A Throwback Tombstone Pizza Commercial Is HILARIOUS". www.foodbeast.com. Retrieved 4 April 2020.