Cotter Smith

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KNOWN FOR 
Mindhunter (2017) | You Don't Know Jack (2010) | X-Men 2 (2003)
BORN 
May 29, 1949 (age 68)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 45-60
GUILDS *
AFTRA | AEA | SAG
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Brown
EYES *
Blue
WEIGHT *
165 lbs
ACCENTS *
Southern | Scottish | Irish | British  Less
WORK HISTORY *
Industrial | Voice Over | Film | Radio | Theater | Commercial | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Acting | Directing | Producing
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (19 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (66 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for MindhunterMindhunter (TV Series) Unit Chief Shepard ( 8 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 8
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  • Primary photo for The AmericansThe Americans (TV Series) Deputy Attorney General ( 14 episodes, 2013–2017 )  Less 2013–2017 14
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  • Primary photo for Madam SecretaryMadam Secretary (TV Series) Darren Hahn ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for BlindspotBlindspot (TV Series) General ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for The FollowingThe Following (TV Series) Nathan ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for ForeverForever (TV Series) Neville ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for RevolutionRevolution (TV Series) President Jack Davis ( 5 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014 5
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  • Primary photo for House of CardsHouse of Cards (TV Series) Drewery ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for The ArrangementThe Arrangement (TV Movie) Paul Pruitt  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for AssistanceAssistance (TV Movie) Alan Johnson  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 666 Park Avenue666 Park Avenue (TV Series) Mayor ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Person of InterestPerson of Interest (TV Series) Denton Weeks ( 3 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 3
  • Primary photo for DamagesDamages (TV Series) Federal Investigator ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The Good WifeThe Good Wife (TV Series) Forrest Burke ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for UnforgettableUnforgettable (TV Series) Jay Barrett ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for White CollarWhite Collar (TV Series) Adam Wilson ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for God in AmericaGod in America (TV Series) Northern Minister and General Assembly Orator ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • A Nation Reborn/A New Light (Oct 12, 2010) Northern Minister and General Assembly Orator (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for You Don't Know JackYou Don't Know Jack (TV Movie) Dick Thompson  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Brothers & SistersBrothers & Sisters (TV Series) Gordon Alexander ( 2 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for Ghost WhispererGhost Whisperer (TV Series) Gerald Lucas ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Depth ChargeDepth Charge (TV Movie) Admiral Butler  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The UnitThe Unit (TV Series) Bill Lachey ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Bait (Nov 28, 2006) Bill Lachey  Less
  • Primary photo for Without a TraceWithout a Trace (TV Series) Fr. Sean McGinnis ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for InvasionInvasion (TV Series) Deputy Buell ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Round Up (May 10, 2006) Deputy Buell  Less
  • Primary photo for NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative ServiceNCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (TV Series) Agent Sam Stevens ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Hiatus (May 9, 2006) Agent Sam Stevens  Less
  • Primary photo for Commander in ChiefCommander in Chief (TV Series) Governor Stan Preston ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Night StalkerNight Stalker (TV Series) Tony Vincenzo ( 10 episodes, 2005–2006 )  Less 2005–2006 10
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  • Primary photo for Tru CallingTru Calling (TV Series) Richard Davies ( 6 episodes, 2004–2005 )  Less 2004–2005 6
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  • Primary photo for Judging AmyJudging Amy (TV Series) ASA Jeremy Friedman ( 4 episodes, 2001–2005 )  Less 2001–2005 4
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  • Primary photo for AliasAlias (TV Series) Hank Foster ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Run the Wild FieldsRun the Wild Fields (TV Movie) Silas Green  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Vengeance UnlimitedVengeance Unlimited (TV Series) Stan Garcos ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • Judgment (Jan 21, 1999) Stan Garcos  Less
  • Primary photo for TrinityTrinity (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for OzOz (TV Series) Judge Benjamin Fee ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
    • The Tip (Jul 11, 1998) Judge Benjamin Fee  Less
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Eric Martin ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
    • Ritual (Dec 17, 1997) Eric Martin  Less
  • Primary photo for OrleansOrleans (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Bridge of TimeBridge of Time (TV Movie) Robert Creighton  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Spy GameSpy Game (TV Series) Adam Quill ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for High IncidentHigh Incident (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Remember MeRemember Me (TV Movie) Adam Nichols  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for CourthouseCourthouse (TV Series) Andrew Rawson ( 6 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995 6
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  • Primary photo for Chicago HopeChicago Hope (TV Series) Dr. Bob Marinak ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
    • Full Moon (May 15, 1995) Dr. Bob Marinak  Less
  • Primary photo for Sweet JusticeSweet Justice (TV Series) Peter Jackson ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Armed and InnocentArmed and Innocent (TV Movie) Lonnie  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Desperate Journey: The Allison Wilcox StoryDesperate Journey: The Allison Wilcox Story (TV Movie) Steve  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for L.A. LawL.A. Law (TV Series) Tony Henderson ( 3 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993 3
  • Primary photo for With Hostile IntentWith Hostile Intent (TV Movie) Officer Rob Arnold  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for A Place to Be LovedA Place to Be Loved (TV Movie) Mike Caldwell  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for A Message from HollyA Message from Holly (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Midnight's ChildMidnight's Child (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Last ProstituteThe Last Prostitute (TV Movie) Joe  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Equal JusticeEqual Justice (TV Series) Dep. D.A. Eugene 'Gene' Rogan / Deputy D.A. Eugene Rogan ( 26 episodes, 1990–1991 )  Less 1990–1991 26
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  • Primary photo for D.C. CopsD.C. Cops (TV Movie) Michael Halsey  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Robert Rhine ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Mitchell Chaplin (segment "To See the Invisible Man") ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Hardcastle and McCormickHardcastle and McCormick (TV Series) Randy Hopke ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for The Rape of Richard BeckThe Rape of Richard Beck (TV Movie) Lt. Hugo  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for MoonlightingMoonlighting (TV Series) Brian Baker ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for A Bunny's TaleA Bunny's Tale (TV Movie) Ned Holcomb  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Cagney & LaceyCagney & Lacey (TV Series) Capt. Fuller ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Mistral's DaughterMistral's Daughter (TV Mini-series) Frank ( 3 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 3
  • Primary photo for The MasterThe Master (TV Series) Chad Webster ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Blood FeudBlood Feud (TV Movie) Robert F. Kennedy  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The MississippiThe Mississippi (TV Series) Cal Woodley ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Hill Street BluesHill Street Blues (TV Series) Intern ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for St. ElsewhereSt. Elsewhere (TV Series) Dr. Rowe ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
    • Pilot (Oct 26, 1982) Dr. Rowe  Less
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The 17th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 17th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Dramatic Series  Less 1991
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • LUNATICS, LOVERS & POETS * – Co-star Tamderek Films
  • X2: X-MEN UNITED * – President of the U.S. Bryan Singer
  • LADY BEWARE * – Co-star Karen Arthur
  • CAMERON'S CLOSET * – Star Armand Mastroianni
  • LIFE FORM * – Star Mark Baker
  • RUN THE WILD FIELDS * – Co-star Paul Kaufman
  • REESEVILLE * – Co-star Christian Otjen
  • K-9 * – Co-star Rod Daniel
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • BROTHERS AND SISTERS * – Guest Star ABC
  • GHOST WHISPERER * – Guest Star ABC
  • DEPTH CHARGE * – Guest Star Spike TV
  • NIGHT STALKER * – Regular Series Star ABC
  • WITHOUT A TRACE * – Guest Star CBS
  • THE UNIT * – Guest Star CBS
  • JUDGING AMY * – Reccurring Guest Star CBS
  • TRU CALLING * – Recurring Series Star Fox
  • NCIS * – Guest Star CBS
  • INVASION * – Guest Star ABC
  • COMMANDER IN CHIEF * – Guest Star ABC
  • ALIAS * – Guest Star ABC
  • AMERICAN FAMILY * – Guest Star PBS
  • OZ * – Guest Star HBO
  • REMEMBER ME * – Co-star CBS Movie
  • ARMED AND INNOCENT * – Co-star CBS Movie
  • BRIDGE OF TIME * – Co-star ABC Movie
  • WITH HOSTILE INTENT * – Co-star CBS Movie
  • THE LAST PROSTITUTE * – Co-star Lifetime Movie
  • MISTRAL'S DAUGHTER * – Co-star CBS Miniseries
  • THE LAST PROSTITUTE * – Co-star Lifetime Movie
  • DESPERATE JOURNEY * – Co-star ABC Movie
  • TRINITY * – Guest Star NBC
  • EQUAL JUSTICE * – Regular Series Star ABC
  • ORLEANS * – Recurring Series Star CBS
  • COURTHOUSE * – Recurring Series Star CBS
  • L.A. LAW * – Recurring Guest Star NBC
  • LAW AND ORDER * – Guest Star NBC
  • CHICAGO HOPE * – Guest Star CBS
  • A PLACE TO BE LOVED * – Co-star CBS Movie
  • MOONLIGHTING * – Guest Star ABC
  • THE TWILIGHT ZONE * – Guest Star CBS
  • HILL STREET BLUES * – Guest Star NBC
  • ST. ELSEWHERE * – Guest Star NBC
  • BLOOD FEUD * – Star: Robert Kennedy Operation Prime Time Miniseries
  • VENGEANCE UNLIMITED * – Guest Star ABC
  • SWEET JUSTICE * – Guest Star NBC
  • CAGNEY AND LACEY * – Guest Star CBS
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE * – Co-star Century Theatre, NY
  • AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER * – Co-star Lincoln Center, NY
  • THE DYING GAUL * – Co-star Vineyard Theatre, NY
  • BURN THIS * – Star Circle Rep, NY
  • BORDERLINE * – Star Circle Rep, NY
  • EL SALVADOR * – Co-star Circle Rep, NY
  • EMPTY HEARTS * – Star Circle Rep, NY
  • WALKING THE DEAD * – Co-star Circle Rep, NY
  • THE BLOOD KNOT * – Co-star Roundabout Theatre, NY
  • A SOLDIER'S PLAY * – Co-star Negro Ensemble, NY
  • HURDY GURDY MAN * – Co-star NY Stage and Film
  • THE SEAGULL * – Co-star Matrix Theatre, LA
  • THE HOMECOMING * – Co-star Matrix Theatre, LA
  • ENDGAME * – Co-star Matrix Theatre. LA
  • THE TAVERN * – Star Matrix Theatre, LA
  • MAD FOREST * – Co-star Matrix Theatre, LA
  • HABEAS CORPUS * – Co-star Matrix Theatre, LA
  • LOVE LETTERS * – Co-star Canon Theatre, LA
  • ROMEO AND JULIET * – Co-star Skylight Theatre, LA
  • RAFT OF THE MEDUSA * – Co-star Incline Theatre, LA
  • ART * – Co-star National Tour
  • LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT * – Star Cornerstone Theatre, WI
  • TWELVE ANGRY MEN * – Co-star Cornerstone Theatre, WI
  • BETRAYAL * – Co-star Cornerstone Theatre, WI
  • EDUCATING RITA * – Co-star Cornerstone Theatre, WI
  • McGUIRE * – Star Touring

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Trinity College * – Bachelor of Arts in Literature 1972 Hartford, Connecticut
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • Stella Adler Conservatory * – Acting and Script Interpretation, Stella Adler 1978 New York, NY
  • The Actors Studio * – Acting, Lee Strasberg, Ellen Burstyn, Arthur Penn 1980 New York, NY

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • MethodFest Independent Film Festival * – Best Supporting Actor Nomination 2009
  • Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle * – Outstanding Lead Performance Nomination 1985
  • Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle * – Outstanding Lead Performance Award 1993

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Actor, one-man play "McGuire" by Dick Enberg *
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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