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Also Known As: Noah Strausser Speer Wyle Died:
Born: June 4, 1971 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Hollywood, California, USA Profession: actor, busboy

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A fixture on the NBC Thursday night lineup for over a decade, Noah Wyle was a relatively unknown actor when he was cast as sweetly earnest young doctor John Carter on NBC's top-rated medical drama "ER" (NBC, 1994- 2009). Despite a few supporting feature film roles in "A Few Good Men" (1992) and Oliver Stone's "W." (2008), the stage-trained actor's boyish looks and bookish persona failed to translate as effectively to the big screen. However Wyle did enjoy significant critical success with made-for-TV movies including the examination of high tech culture "Pirates of Silicon Valley" (1999), in which he portrayed Apple CEO Steve Jobs. In "The Librarian" adventure fantasy series (TNT, 2002, 2004, 2006), Wyle starred as a world-traveled scholar entrusted with unraveling ancient mysteries, and with these roles, maintained his reputation as a go-to for likable, intellectual types with a dash of good-natured wit.

A fixture on the NBC Thursday night lineup for over a decade, Noah Wyle was a relatively unknown actor when he was cast as sweetly earnest young doctor John Carter on NBC's top-rated medical drama "ER" (NBC, 1994- 2009). Despite a few supporting feature film roles in "A Few Good Men" (1992) and Oliver Stone's "W." (2008), the stage-trained actor's boyish looks and bookish persona failed to translate as effectively to the big screen. However Wyle did enjoy significant critical success with made-for-TV movies including the examination of high tech culture "Pirates of Silicon Valley" (1999), in which he portrayed Apple CEO Steve Jobs. In "The Librarian" adventure fantasy series (TNT, 2002, 2004, 2006), Wyle starred as a world-traveled scholar entrusted with unraveling ancient mysteries, and with these roles, maintained his reputation as a go-to for likable, intellectual types with a dash of good-natured wit.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Queen of the Lot (2010)
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 W. (2008)
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 Tennis Anyone? (2005)
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 Librarian: Quest for the Spear, The (2004) Flynn Carsen
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Milestones close milestones

1990:
First professional acting role and TV miniseries debut, "Blind Faith" (NBC)
1991:
Film debut in "Crooked Hearts"
1993:
Appeared in the feature "Swing Kids" as a leader in the Hitler Youth
1994:
First leading role in a TV-movie, "Guinevere" (Lifetime) playing Sir Lancelot
1994:
Made TV series debut in a regular role as Dr. Carter on the NBC medical drama "ER"; left after its eleventh season
1995:
Appeared in the Los Angeles production of "The 24th Day" opposite Peter Berg
1997:
Landed featured role in the ensemble drama "The Myth of Fingerprints"
1999:
Offered a critically-acclaimed turn as Apple founder Steve Jobs in the TNT movie "Pirates of Silicon Valley"
2000:
Cast as the President's interpreter in the CBS production of "Fail Safe," directed by Stephen Frears and co-starring fellow "ER" alum George Clooney
2001:
Co-starred with Jake Gyllenhaal in the cult classic "Donnie Darko"
2002:
Appeared in the action drama "Enough," starring Jennifer Lopez
2002:
Appeared opposite Renée Zellweger in "White Oleander"
2004:
Played the lead role of bookworm Flynn Carsen in the TNT movie "The Librarian: Quest for the Spear"
2006:
Reprised Flynn role for the TNT movie "The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines"; also made TV producing debut
2008:
Portrayed former Secretary of Commerce Donald Evans in Oliver Stone's "W."
2009:
Reprised the role of Dr. Carter for the final season of "ER" (NBC)
2008:
Returned as Flynn Carsen in "The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice" (TNT)
2011:
Starred on the sci fi series "Falling Skies" (TNT), executive produced by Steven Spielberg
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Education

Northwestern University: Evanston , Illinois -
The Thacher School: Ojai , California - 1989

Notes

"Noah is the oldest youngest actor I've ever met. He's so unlike his nerdy character. Noah is so cool."--Eriq La Salle in Entertainment Weekly, December 9, 1994

"In a way, I wish success had come a lot slower. . . . I'm sort of the 'slow and easy wins the race' mentality. A few more quality parts would have been good. That way, if this show's a bomb, I'd still have a nice solid body of work behind me. But, hey, how can I complain?"--Wyle in Us, October 1995.

Wyle has been collecting arks since he was a child.

"I'm sweet, wholesome, dependable, and apparently, not like anyone in their school."---Wyle on why most of his fans are teenage girls Biography Spring 2004

Companions close complete companion listing

wife:
Tracy Warbin. Makeup artist. Born c. 1967; met on set of "The Myth of Fingerprints"; dating since summer 1996; became engaged on Valentine's Day in 1999; married on May 6, 2000.

Family close complete family listing

father:
Stephen Wyle. Electrical engineer. Divorced Wyle's mother in 1977; Jewish; later remarried; Wyle lived with him briefly.
mother:
Marjorie Speer Katz. Orthopedic head nurse. Divorced Wyle's father in 1977; later married James C Katz.
step-father:
James C Katz. Film restorer. Married Wyle's mother in 1978; had three children from a previous marriage.
step-mother:
Deborah Wyle.
sister:
Alex Wyle. Older.
brother:
Aaron Wyle. Younger.
son:
Owen Strausser Wyle. Born November 9, 2002; mother Tracy Warbin.
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