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Geoff Pierson

Actor | Director | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Dexter (2006-2013) | Changeling (2008) | 24 (2003-2005)
AWARDS 
1 nomination More »
BORN 
Jun 16, 1949 (age 68)
HEIGHT 
6' 0½" (1.84m)
GUILDS *
DGA | AEA | SAG-AFTRA | ACTRA  Less
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (22 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (81 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Designated SurvivorDesignated Survivor (TV Series) Cornelius Moss ( 7 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 7
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  • Primary photo for Killing ReaganKilling Reagan (TV Movie) James Baker  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for D.B. Cooper: Case Closed?D.B. Cooper: Case Closed? (TV Series) Narrator ( 2 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving LifeCooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life (TV Series) Steve ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Person of InterestPerson of Interest (TV Series) FBI SAIC Roberts ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Murder BookMurder Book (TV Series) Narrator ( 2 episodes, 2014–2016 )  Less 2014–2016 2
  • Primary photo for CastleCastle (TV Series) Michael Smith / Mr. Smith / Mr. Michael Smith / Mystery Man ( 6 episodes, 2011–2015 )  Less 2011–2015 6
    • PhDead (Oct 5, 2015) Michael Smith  Less
    • Veritas (May 5, 2014) Mr. Smith (uncredited)  Less
    • After the Storm (Sep 24, 2012) Mr. Michael Smith  Less
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  • Primary photo for The BrinkThe Brink (TV Series) Pierce Grey ( 10 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 10
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  • Primary photo for The Astronaut Wives ClubThe Astronaut Wives Club (TV Series) Jim Matthis ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Landing (Aug 20, 2015) Jim Matthis  Less
  • Primary photo for The ExesThe Exes (TV Series) Mr. Banachek ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for About a BoyAbout a Boy (TV Series) Robert Freeman ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Sock Monkee TherapySock Monkee Therapy (TV Series) Harold ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for KirstieKirstie (TV Series) Hugh ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for EnlistedEnlisted (TV Series) Sgt. Major Diggins ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Homecoming (Jan 31, 2014) Sgt. Major Diggins  Less
  • Primary photo for SuburgatorySuburgatory (TV Series) Emmett Altman ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for DexterDexter (TV Series) Deputy Chief Tom Matthews / Tom Matthews / Capt. Tom Matthews ( 43 episodes, 2006–2013 )  Less 2006–2013 43
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  • Primary photo for SatisfactionSatisfaction (TV Series) Terry Bronson ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for RevengeRevenge (TV Series) Robert Barnes ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Power (Jan 6, 2013) Robert Barnes  Less
  • Primary photo for Boardwalk EmpireBoardwalk Empire (TV Series) Senator Walter Edge ( 4 episodes, 2010–2012 )  Less 2010–2012 4
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  • Primary photo for The FirmThe Firm (TV Series) Judge Ken Walsh ( 4 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 4
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    • Bloodlines (Jun 2, 2012) Jay Garrick / Golden Age Flash (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for In Plain SightIn Plain Sight (TV Series) Seth Mann ( 2 episodes, 2010–2012 )  Less 2010–2012 2
  • Primary photo for Brothers-In-LawBrothers-In-Law (TV Movie) Tom  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Man UpMan Up (TV Series) Mr. Donahue ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Rules of EngagementRules of Engagement (TV Series) Franklin Dunbar ( 2 episodes, 2008–2011 )  Less 2008–2011 2
  • Primary photo for Glory DazeGlory Daze (TV Series) Col. Smythe ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for FringeFringe (TV Series) Arnold McFadden ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Better Off TedBetter Off Ted (TV Series) Elijah Palmer ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for The MentalistThe Mentalist (TV Series) Noah Plaskett ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for LifeLife (TV Series) Charlie Crews Sr. ( 2 episodes, 2008–2009 )  Less 2008–2009 2
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    • Trapdoor (Dec 17, 2008) Charlie Crews Sr.  Less
  • Primary photo for It's Always Sunny in PhiladelphiaIt's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) Warden ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for RodneyRodney (TV Series) Dale Hamilton ( 3 episodes, 2005–2008 )  Less 2005–2008 3
  • Primary photo for MediumMedium (TV Series) Sam Winters ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Sweet Nothing in My EarSweet Nothing in My Ear (TV Movie) Max (voice)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Numb3rsNumb3rs (TV Series) CEO Aaron Helm ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The Valley of LightThe Valley of Light (TV Movie) Whitlow Mayfield  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative ServiceNCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (TV Series) Roy Carver ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Max Ryan ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for The Poseidon AdventureThe Poseidon Adventure (TV Movie) Admiral Jennings  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Veronica MarsVeronica Mars (TV Series) Stewart Manning ( 2 episodes, 2005 )  Less 2005 2
  • Primary photo for Desperate HousewivesDesperate Housewives (TV Series) Sam ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for 2424 (TV Series) President John Keeler / Senator John Keeler ( 18 episodes, 2003–2005 )  Less 2003–2005 18
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  • Primary photo for EyesEyes (TV Series) David Wycker ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • Pilot (Mar 30, 2005) David Wycker  Less
  • Primary photo for NYPD BlueNYPD Blue (TV Series) Phil Beckett ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • La Bomba (Jan 25, 2005) Phil Beckett  Less
  • Primary photo for DealDeal (TV Movie) Harvey  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for MonkMonk (TV Series) Harry Bolston ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Windy City HeatWindy City Heat (TV Movie) President of Show Business  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The West WingThe West Wing (TV Series) Senate Minority Leader Tripplehorn ( 3 episodes, 2002–2003 )  Less 2002–2003 3
    • Jefferson Lives (Oct 8, 2003) Senate Minority Leader Tripplehorn  Less
    • 7A WF 83429 (Sep 24, 2003) Senate Minority Leader Tripplehorn  Less
    • Swiss Diplomacy (Nov 20, 2002) Senate Minority Leader Tripplehorn  Less
  • Primary photo for The Drew Carey ShowThe Drew Carey Show (TV Series) Ted ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The O'KeefesThe O'Keefes (TV Series) Coach Finkel ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • Football (Jun 12, 2003) Coach Finkel  Less
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Richard Dardenne ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The DistrictThe District (TV Series) Matthew Kendon ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for That '80s ShowThat '80s Show (TV Series) R.T. Howard ( 13 episodes, 2002 )  Less 2002 13
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  • Primary photo for Sabrina, the Teenage WitchSabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) President Wayne Banning ( 2 episodes, 2001 )  Less 2001 2
  • Primary photo for FriendsFriends (TV Series) Mr. Franklin ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for PopularPopular (TV Series) James Ford ( 2 episodes, 2000–2001 )  Less 2000–2001 2
  • Primary photo for The DivisionThe Division (TV Series) Jerry Ragonese ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Nash BridgesNash Bridges (TV Series) Deputy Chief Max Pettit ( 3 episodes, 2000–2001 )  Less 2000–2001 3
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    • Jump Start (Oct 13, 2000) Deputy Chief Max Pettit  Less
  • Primary photo for BeckerBecker (TV Series) Mr. Tipton ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Straight White MaleStraight White Male (TV Movie) Dad  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for CosbyCosby (TV Series) Mr. Dixon ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Unhappily Ever AfterUnhappily Ever After (TV Series) Jack Malloy ( 100 episodes, 1995–1999 ) , Director ( 3 episodes, 1998 )  Less 1995–1999 100
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  • Primary photo for Grace Under FireGrace Under Fire (TV Series) Jimmy Kelly ( 30 episodes, 1994–1998 )  Less 1994–1998 30
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  • Primary photo for Party of FiveParty of Five (TV Series) Elliott Bishop ( 2 episodes, 1994 )  Less 1994 2
  • Primary photo for New York UndercoverNew York Undercover (TV Series) Matthew Long ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
    • Sins of the Father (Sep 22, 1994) Matthew Long (as Geoffrey Pierson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) OCCB Investigator / Lawyer ( 2 episodes, 1991–1994 )  Less 1991–1994 2
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Pete & PeteThe Adventures of Pete & Pete (TV Series) Mr. Perfect ( 1 episode, 1993 ) , Performer ("Row, Row, Row Your Boat") ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • The King of the Road (Nov 28, 1993) Mr. Perfect (as Geoffrey Pierson), Performer ("Row, Row, Row Your Boat") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Against the LawAgainst the Law (TV Series) Duke ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
    • Damages (Feb 15, 1991) Duke (as Geoffrey Pierson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Alien NationAlien Nation (TV Series) Dr. Bogg ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
    • Green Eyes (May 7, 1990) Dr. Bogg (as Geoffrey Pierson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Murder in Black and WhiteMurder in Black and White (TV Movie) Father with Boat (as Geoffrey Pierson)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Kate & AllieKate & Allie (TV Series) Councilman Sloane / Chandler ( 2 episodes, 1985–1989 )  Less 1985–1989 2
  • Primary photo for Married with ChildrenMarried with Children (TV Series) Roland Squab ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for MuttsMutts (TV Movie) Stuart Gillman (as Geoffrey Pierson)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Necessary PartiesNecessary Parties (TV Movie) Stephen Mills (as Geoffrey Pierson)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Search for TomorrowSearch for Tomorrow (TV Series) Dr. Sullivan (1985-86)  Less 1951–1986
  • Primary photo for The EqualizerThe Equalizer (TV Series) Lawyer ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
    • Bump and Run (Nov 20, 1985) Lawyer (as Geoffrey Pierson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ryan's HopeRyan's Hope (TV Series) Frank Ryan ( 15 episodes, 1983–1985 )  Less 1983–1985 15
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  • Primary photo for Another WorldAnother World (TV Series) Ed Benedict ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for TexasTexas (TV Series) Detective Donovan ( 8 episodes, 1981 )  Less 1981 8
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  • Primary photo for The Mating SeasonThe Mating Season (TV Movie) Actor (as Geoffrey Pierson)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Days of Our LivesDays of Our Lives (TV Series) Barney Gillespie (1989)  Less 1965– 
Self (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Murder BookMurder Book (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 9 episodes, 2014–2016 )  Less 2014–2016
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  • Primary photo for Shooting GalleryShooting Gallery (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Heroes of Comedy: Women on TopHeroes of Comedy: Women on Top (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for Family FeudFamily Feud (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
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Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Yale University, School of Drama * – MFA 1980 New Haven, CT

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

RESUME DETAILS
  • * . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    . . . . . .
    TELEVISION (selected list includes):

    Boardwalk Empire Sen. Walter Edge HBO (Fall 2010)
    Dexter Capt. Matthews SHOWTIME
    Fringe Guest Star FOX
    Life Charles Crews, Sr. NBC
    The Mentalist Guest Star CBS
    Better Off Ted “ ABC
    Criminal Minds Guest Star CBS
    24 President Keeler FOX
    That 80s Show Series Lead FOX (as R.T.)
    Unhappily Ever After “ WB (as Jack Molloy)
    Grace Under Fire “ ABC (as Jimmy Kelly)
    NYPD Blue Guest Star ABC
    The West Wing Recurring Guest Star NBC
    Friends Guest Star NBC
    Monk “ USA
    Becker “ CBS
    Medium “ NBC
    Law and Order “ NBC
    Rules of Engagement “ CBS
    Ryan’s Hope Series Lead ABC (as Frank Ryan)

    THEATRE (Selected list includes:)
    M.F.A., Yale School of Drama
    The Little Foxes Horace Pasadena Playhouse
    Secret Order Brock Merrimack Rep
    Far East Captain Westport Country Playhouse (CT)
    Exact Change Botts NYC/McCarter/Yale Rep (dir.
    Jacques Levy)
    Men’s Lives Austin Bay Street Theatre Festival (NY)
    Les Liaisions Dangereuses Valmont Virginia Stage Co. (dir. Charles
    Towers)
    Glengarry Glen Ross Roma “
    American Buffalo Teach “
    Speed-the-Plow Bobby Philadelphia Theatre Co.
    A Streetcar Named Desire Stanley Penn. Center Stage Co. (dir. S.
    Schachter)
    The Front Page Hildy Philadelphia Drama Guild (dir. Irene
    Lewis)
    Measure for Measure Angelo Yale Repertory Theatre
    (dir. John Madden)
    Tricks of the Trade Paul Broadway (w/ George C.
    Scott)

    FILM (list includes): Clint Eastwood’s CHANGELING (S.S. Hahn), WORLD’S
    GREATEST DAD, GET SMART, ALREADY DEAD, BEHIND ENEMY LINES, LEAVE IT TO
    BEAVER, TWO BITS, D-WARS, SPARTAN, NECESSARY PARTIES, THE RIGHT WAY, and
    SLEEPING DOGS LIE.

    AGENTS: StoneMannersSalners Agency, 9911 W. Pico Blvd., L.A. CA 90035.
    Phone
    (323) 655-1313. And in New York at 900 Broadway, NYC (212) 505-1400.
    COMMERCIALS: CESD, in L.A. 310/475-2111. V/O: AVO Talent, 310/360-7680.

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