W. Earl Brown

William Earl Brown (lahir 7 September 1963) adalah aktor penulis skenario, produser, dan musisi berkebangsaan Amerika Serikat. Namanya dikenal secara luas melalui perannya sebagai Dan Dority dalam serial produksi HBO berjudul Deadwood. Dia juga bermain sebagai Kenny di film produksi tahun 1996 berjudul Scream dan Warren dalam film There's Something About Mary tahun. Selain itu, dia juga menyulih suara untuk karakter Bill dalam permainan video horor Naughty Dog tahun 2013, The Last of Us. Brown juga tampil dalam serial American Crime, Preacher, dan film kriminal karya Johnny Depp berjudul Black Mass (2015).

W. Earl Brown
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LahirWilliam Earl Brown
7 September 1963 (umur 59)
Golden Pond, Kentucky, U.S.
AlmamaterDePaul University Theatre School
  • Actor * writer * producer * musician
Tahun aktif1991–present
Carrie Paschall
(m. 1989)

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Brown pindah ke Chicago ketika menerima MFA-nya dari DePaul University Theatre School tahun 1989.[1][2] Setelah tampil di beberapa pertunjukan drama, termasuk A View from the Bridge, Brown mulai berkarya di ranah Televisi dan Film. Dia tampil di beberapa produksi Chicago seperti Backdraft, The Babe, Excessive Force, Rookie of the Year dan lainnya.[3]

Tahun1993, Brown pindah ke Los Angeles. Dia mengikuti audisi dan diterima sebagai pemain dalam film Wes Craven's New Nightmare. Dia juga bermain sebagai pemeran sampingan dalam Vampire in Brooklyn, dan Scream. Dua tahun kemudian, Brown bermain dalam film komedi arahan Warren berjudul There's Something About Mary. Film lain yang mencatat namanya antara lain Being John Malkovich, Vanilla Sky, Dancing at the Blue Iguana, The Alamo, dan The Big White. Tahun 2009, Brown menulis skenario dan memprodusri Bloodworth. Bersama Brown dia dinominasikan dalam penghargaan Oscar melalui film The Master dan The Sessions serta The Lone Ranger and Brother's Keeper, dan Wild 2014.

Di ranah televisi, Brown dikenal memerankan sebagai Dan Dority di film produksi HBO berjudul Deadwood. Selama musim tayang, dia diundang bergabung untuk menuliskan naskah pertunjukan David Milch. Tahun 2007, Brown dinominasikan dalam WGA untuk penulisan naskah drama serial dan nominasi di SAG untuk perannya dalam drama. Selama beberapa tahun, dia menjadi bintang tamu di televisi di antaranya Bates Motel, Rectify, Luck, American Horror Story, Justified, Six Feet Under, NYPD Blue, X-Files, The Mentalist, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Ellen, Seinfeld, True Detective,[4] dan lainnya.



Tahun Judul Peran Catatan
1991 Backdraft Paramedic
1992 The Babe Herb Pennock
1993 Rookie of the Year Frick (Bullpen Catcher)
1993 Excessive Force Vinnie DiMarco
1994 Wes Craven's New Nightmare Morgue Attendant
1995 Without Evidence Grace
1995 Vampire in Brooklyn Thrasher
1996 Scream Kenny
1997 Kiss the Girls Locksmith
1998 Deep Impact McCloud
1998 There's Something About Mary Warren Jensen
1999 Being John Malkovich J.M. Inc. Customer
2000 Dancing at the Blue Iguana Bobby
2000 Lost Souls William Kelson
2001 Vanilla Sky Barman
2001 Sugar & Spice Hank "Terminator" Rogers
2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead Bucky From Kentucky
2003 Dunsmore Ronny Roy Pritcher
2004 Killer Diller Holister
2004 The Last Shot Willie Gratzo
2004 The Alamo David Burnet
2005 The Big White Jimbo
2005 Kids in America Boss McGinn
2010 Bloodworth Brady Bloodworth Also writer and producer
2010 The Last Rites of Ransom Pride Matthew
2012 The Sessions Rod
2012 The Master Fighting Businessman
2013 A Single Shot Puffy
2013 The Lone Ranger Mustached Ranger
2013 Beneath the Harvest Sky Roger
2013 Knights of Badassdom Randy
2013 Brother's Keeper Turner Monroe
2014 Wild Frank
2014 Draft Day Ralph Mowry
2015 Chasing Ghosts Roger Simons
2015 Black Mass Johnny Martorano
2016 Porcupine Owen Talbott
2016 Spaceman Dick Dennis


Tahun Judul Peran Catatan
1992 Angel Street Patrolman Unknown episode
1993 The Untouchables Jack Zuta 2 episodes
1993 The Woman Who Loved Elvis Pete Television film
1993 Bakersfield P.D. Hood Episode: "The Ex-Partner"
1994 Seinfeld Al Episode: "The Stand-In"
1994 Murder, She Wrote Guard Episode: "Murder of the Month Club"
1994 Lily in Winter Sheriff Boyd Television film
1995 Ellen Customer #3 Episode: "Gladiators"
1995 The Single Guy The Cabbie Episode: "Neighbors"
1995 Nowhere Man Roy Episode: "It's Not Such a Wonderful Life"
1996 Project ALF Ernie Television film
1996 A Season in Purgatory Fatty Malloy Television film
1996 Caroline in the City Floyd Gerber Episode: "Caroline and the Therapist"
1996 The Cherokee Kid Calloway Television film
1997 Diagnosis: Murder Dusty Wilton Episode: "Murder, Country Style"
1997 Smart Guy Sonny Episode: "The Dating Game"
1997 Bella Mafia Fredrico Luciano Television film
1998 Profiler Raymond Boudreaux Episode: "The Sum of Her Parts"
1999 Martial Law Larry Gambozza Episode: "Big Trouble"
2000 Chicago Hope Harry Cram Episode: "Cold Hearts"
2000 NYPD Blue Bruce Rhodes Episode: "Welcome to New York"
2000 Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back Meat Loaf Television film
2000 Angel Menlo Episode: "The Shroud of Rahmon"
2001 CSI Roger Peet Episode: "Justice Is Served"
2001 Charmed Shadow / Warlock Episode: "Pre-Witched"
2001 Dead Last Victor Korsky Episode: "The Problem with Corruption"
2001 Wolf Lake Bruce Cates Episode: "Excitable Boy"
2002 Philly Billy Temple Episode: "Brotherly Love"
2002 The X Files Robert M. Fassl Episode: "Underneath"
2002 Six Feet Under Pete Episode: "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year"
2002 Push, Nevada Shadrach 5 episodes
2003 NYPD Blue Terry Parkhurst Episode: "22 Skidoo"
2004 Cold Case Victor Lake Episode: "Maternal Instincts"
2005 CSI: Miami Jesse Kramer Episode: "Whacked"
2004–06 Deadwood Dan Dority 36 episodes; also wrote one episode
2006 Standoff Doug Frohmer Episode: "Man of Steele"
2007 Numbers Abner Stone Episode: "Nine Wives"
2007 Psych Dwayne Tancana Episode: "Bounty Hunters!"
2007 The Minister of Divine Buzz Unsold pilot
2008 The Mentalist Rulon Farnes Episode: "Redwood"
2009 Hawthorne Mr. Deegan Episode: "Trust Me"
2009 CSI Slick Episode: "Appendicitement"
2010 Justified Cal Wallace Episode: "Blowback"
2010 Miami Medical Jesse Episode: "Medicine Man"
2011 American Horror Story Phil Critter Episode: "Smoldering Children"
2011 Burn Notice Zechariah Episode: "Besieged"
2011 Breakout Kings Cliff Krauss Episode: "Paid in Full"
2012 Luck Mulligan 2 episodes
2012 Blue Eyed Butcher Thomas Dean Television film
2012 Perception Frank Prentice Episode: "Faces"
2012 Major Crimes Jim Martino Episode: "Before and After"
2013 The Sixth Gun Gen. Oliander Hume Unsold pilot
2013 Bates Motel Keith Summers Episode: "First You Dream, Then You Die"
2013 Rectify The Stranger Episode: "Drip, Drip"
2013 Rogue Charlie 5 episodes
2013 Longmire R.J. Watts Episode: "The Road to Hell"
2014 Ground Floor Digger Tomkins Episode: "Dynamic Duo"
2014 Grey's Anatomy Herb Cramer Episode: "Throwing It All Away"
2014 Chicago Fire Dave Bloom 3 episodes
2015 American Crime Tom Carlin 10 episodes
2015 True Detective Det. Teague Dixon 5 episodes
2015 Documentary Now! Mitch Dragando Episode: "Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee, Part 1"
2015 Wicked City Capt. Dan Wilkinson 4 episodes
2016 Preacher Hugo Root 9 episodes

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Tahun Judul Peran Catatan
2013 The Last of Us Bill Voice and motion capture


  1. ^ "Department of Theatre". Murray State University. Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 2015-01-06. Diakses tanggal December 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "From DePaul to "Deadwood": The Scene Stealing Characters of W. Earl Brown". DePaul Advancement News. May 30, 2013. Diakses tanggal December 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ Sean O'Neal (January 6, 2011). "W. Earl Brown". The A.V. Club. Diakses tanggal December 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ Fitz-Gerald, Sean (June 6, 2015). "Here's a Description of the True Detective 2 Premiere". Vulture. Diakses tanggal June 12, 2015. 

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