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Also Known As: Peter Brett Cullen, Brent Cullen Died:
Born: August 26, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA Profession: actor

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A prolific American television actor, Brett Cullen is most recognizable for his many recurring roles on primetime dramas. The native Texan studied acting in college and began winning TV parts in his 20s. Among Cullen's notable early work were parts on the miniseries "The Thorn Birds" (ABC, 1983) and the soap opera "Falcon Crest" (CBS, 1981-1990). Juggling various one-off television spots with the occasional feature-film role, Cullen finally landed the lead in a series with the Western "Legacy" (UPN, 1998-99), but the show proved to be short-lived. Around 2005, he became even busier than usual, with guest stints on numerous high-profile dramas, including "The West Wing" (NBC, 1999-2006) and "Lost" (ABC, 2004-2010), all within a brief span of time. Cullen subsequently began to snag bit parts in major Hollywood films such as "The Dark Knight Rises" (2012) and the "Red Dawn" remake (2012). Always conveying a stoic sense of steeliness, Cullen aged into an actor frequently called upon for characters who clearly meant business.

A prolific American television actor, Brett Cullen is most recognizable for his many recurring roles on primetime dramas. The native Texan studied acting in college and began winning TV parts in his 20s. Among Cullen's notable early work were parts on the miniseries "The Thorn Birds" (ABC, 1983) and the soap opera "Falcon Crest" (CBS, 1981-1990). Juggling various one-off television spots with the occasional feature-film role, Cullen finally landed the lead in a series with the Western "Legacy" (UPN, 1998-99), but the show proved to be short-lived. Around 2005, he became even busier than usual, with guest stints on numerous high-profile dramas, including "The West Wing" (NBC, 1999-2006) and "Lost" (ABC, 2004-2010), all within a brief span of time. Cullen subsequently began to snag bit parts in major Hollywood films such as "The Dark Knight Rises" (2012) and the "Red Dawn" remake (2012). Always conveying a stoic sense of steeliness, Cullen aged into an actor frequently called upon for characters who clearly meant business.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Red Dawn (2012)
3.
 Guilt Trip, The (2012)
4.
 Puncture (2011)
5.
 Monte Carlo (2011)
6.
7.
 Runaways, The (2010)
8.
 Skateland (2010)
9.
 Reunion (2009)
10.
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1980:
Made TV series debut in "The Chisholms" (CBS) replacing Brian Kerwin in the role of Gideon
1983:
Appeared as one of the Cleary brothers in the popular ABC miniseries, "The Thorn Birds"
1986:
Made feature film debut in "Stewardess School"
1995:
Had a supporting role, opposite Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid, in "Something to Talk About"
1998:
Played real-life astronaut, David Scott in the award-winning HBO mini-series, "From the Earth to the Moon"
2000:
Had a small role in "The Replacements," starring Keanu Reeves and Gene Hackman
2005:
Had a recurring role on ABC's "Lost"
2005:
Played the fictional governor of W. Virginia and the Republican nominee for Vice President in NBC's "The West Wing"
2007:
Cast as Barton Blaze, opposite Nicolas Cage, in the movie "Ghost Rider"
2007:
Played Walt Riggins on NBC's "Friday Night Lights"
2009:
Had a recurring role in the FX drama, "Damages," as Wayne Sutry
2011:
Began recurring role of "Person of Interest"
2013:
Joined the cast of the TV series "Devious Maids"
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Education

University of Houston: Houston , Texas -
Madison High School: Houston , Texas - 1974

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