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Born: August 6, 1964 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA Profession: actor, director, playwright, screenwriter

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Mitch Rouse was a vibrant source of comedy on the big screen, bringing laughter and joy to many audiences over the course of his Hollywood career. Rouse started his acting career landing roles in films, such as the Sean Astin biopic drama "Rudy" (1993), the Uma Thurman comedy "The Truth About Cats and Dogs" (1996) and the Janeane Garofalo drama "Sweethearts" (1998). He also starred in the TV movies "In the Shadow of a Killer" (1991-92), "Mario and the Mob" (ABC, 1991-92) and "In the Company of Darkness" (CBS, 1992-93). He continued to work steadily in television throughout the nineties and the early 2000s, appearing on "The Secret Lives of Men" (ABC, 1998-99) and "Norm" (1999-2001). In his more recent career, he continued to act in the dramatic comedy "Friends With Money" (2006) with Jennifer Aniston and the romantic comedy "The Heartbreak Kid" (2007) with Ben Stiller. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Still Standing" (CBS, 2002-06). He also was featured in the TV movie "Employee of the Month" (2004-05). Rouse most recently acted on "The Neighbors" (ABC, 2012-14). Rouse was married to Andrea Bendewald.

Mitch Rouse was a vibrant source of comedy on the big screen, bringing laughter and joy to many audiences over the course of his Hollywood career. Rouse started his acting career landing roles in films, such as the Sean Astin biopic drama "Rudy" (1993), the Uma Thurman comedy "The Truth About Cats and Dogs" (1996) and the Janeane Garofalo drama "Sweethearts" (1998). He also starred in the TV movies "In the Shadow of a Killer" (1991-92), "Mario and the Mob" (ABC, 1991-92) and "In the Company of Darkness" (CBS, 1992-93). He continued to work steadily in television throughout the nineties and the early 2000s, appearing on "The Secret Lives of Men" (ABC, 1998-99) and "Norm" (1999-2001). In his more recent career, he continued to act in the dramatic comedy "Friends With Money" (2006) with Jennifer Aniston and the romantic comedy "The Heartbreak Kid" (2007) with Ben Stiller. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Still Standing" (CBS, 2002-06). He also was featured in the TV movie "Employee of the Month" (2004-05). Rouse most recently acted on "The Neighbors" (ABC, 2012-14). Rouse was married to Andrea Bendewald.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Olive the Other Reindeer (1999) Voice Of Comet; Voice Of Round John Virgin
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 Sweethearts (1997) Arliss
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 In the Company of Darkness (1993) Bob Clayton
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 Rudy (1993) Jim
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 In the Shadow of a Killer (1992) John Travers
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 Mario and the Mob (1992) Pauley
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companion:
Janeane Garofalo. Comedian, actor. Dated c. 1996-97.
wife:
Andrea Bendewald. Actor. Born c. 1970; met when she made guest appearance on "Secret Lives of Men" in October 1998; married on August 19, 2001 in Malibu, California.

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father:
James Rouse. Radiologist. Founder and director of the Oak Ridge Breast Center.
mother:
Marilyn Rouse.

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