Garret Dillahunt

Garret Dillahunt

Dillahunt at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con, July 2015
Born Garret L. Dillahunt
(1964-11-24) November 24, 1964
Castro Valley, California, United States
Alma mater University of Washington
Tisch School of the Arts
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993–present
Spouse(s) Michelle Hurd

Garret L. Dillahunt (born November 24, 1964)[1] is an American actor. He is best known for his work in television for the roles of Burt Chance on the Fox sitcom Raising Hope, Ty Walker in the sixth season of Justified, a terminator in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Matthew Ross in The 4400, Jack McCall in Deadwood, and Steve Curtis in ER.

In film, Dillahunt has played many major supporting roles in the famous films The Believer, No Country for Old Men, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The Last House on the Left, Winter's Bone, Looper, and 12 Years a Slave.

He is currently starring in The Mindy Project and the Amazon Studios drama Hand of God.

Early life

Dillahunt was born in Castro Valley, California, and grew up in Selah, Washington. He has two brothers, Brett and Eric; Eric died in 1981 in Yakima, Washington, as the result of a drunk driving accident.[2] Garret graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in journalism and received his M.F.A. in acting from New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts.[3]

Acting career

After spending years on and off Broadway,[4] Dillahunt began pursuing television and film roles. He appeared as a regular in several short lived series on ABC and Showtime, and landed guest spots on TV shows such as The X Files and NYPD Blue[5] among others, before playing two distinctly different characters on the HBO series Deadwood: Jack McCall in 2004 and Francis Wolcott in 2005. He later had a recurring role on USA Network's The 4400.

Dillahunt portrayed Steve Curtis for three seasons on ER (2005–06). Later roles included Dr. Michael Smith on HBO's John From Cincinnati; Cromartie and John Henry on FOX's Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles; Roman Nevikov, a Russian gangster, on NBC's Life; and Mason Turner, a paralyzed serial killer on Criminal Minds. He played Simon Escher in the Burn Notice third-season finale airing March 4, 2010 on USA, later reprising the role in the show's fourth and seventh seasons.

Dillahunt appeared in such films as The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, No Country For Old Men, The Road,[6] Winter's Bone, The Last House On The Left, TalhotBlonde, and the indie horror film, Burning Bright.[7]

From 2010 to 2014, Dillahunt co-starred as Burt Chance on the Fox comedy Raising Hope. He began a recurring role on The Mindy Project in 2015.



Year Title Role Notes
1999 Last Call Curtis
2001 Believer, TheThe Believer Billings
2007 No Country for Old Men Wendell
2007 Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, TheThe Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Ed Miller
2008 Pretty Bird Carson Thrash
2008 John's Hand John Short film
2009 Water Pills Hal Short film
2009 Last House on the Left, TheThe Last House on the Left Krug
2009 The Road Gang Member
2009 One Night Only Richard Short film
2010 Winter's Bone Sheriff Baskin
2010 Amigo Lt. Compton
2010 Burning Bright Johnny Gaveneau
2010 Oliver Sherman Sherman Oliver
2012 Any Day Now' Paul Fliger
2012 Revenge for Jolly! Gary
2012 Killing Them Softly Eddie Mattie
2012 Looper Jesse
2013 Houston Robert Wagner
2013 12 Years a Slave Armsby
2014 Scribbler, TheThe Scribbler Hogan
2014 Just Before I Go Lucky Morgan
2014 Against the Sun Harold Dixon
2015 Thrilling Adventure Hour Live Techs
2015 Beast Rick Grey
2016 Come and Find Me John Hall
2017 Long Home, TheThe Long Home Bellwether In post-production
2017 Rounding Third In post-production
2017 Braven In post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1993–1994 One Life to Live Charlemagne Moody TV series
1996 NYPD Blue Bryce Coopersmith "Where'd the Van Gogh?"
1998 X-Files, TheThe X-Files Edward Skur "Travelers"
1998 Maximum Bob Deputy Dawson Hayes "Pilot", "A Little Tail", "Good Dog Karl"
1998 Remembering Sex Chris Goodman TV film
1998 Seven Days Kevin Poe "The Gettysburg Virus"
1998 Millennium Rick Van Horn "Closure"
2001 Leap Years Gregory Paget Main role
2002 Law & Order Julian Preuss "Open Season"
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Luke "Precious Metal"
2003–2004 Minute with Stan Hooper, AA Minute with Stan Hooper Lou Peterson Main role
2004 Mr. Ed Jim Hendry TV film
2004 Deadwood Jack McCall Recurring role
2005 Inside, TheThe Inside Karl Robie Jr. "Little Girl Lost"
2005 CSI: NY Steve Collins "What You See Is What You See"
2005 Deadwood Francis Wolcott Recurring role
2005–2006 4400, TheThe 4400 Matthew Ross Recurring role
2005–2006 ER Steve Curtis Recurring role
2006 Book of Daniel, TheThe Book of Daniel Jesus Main role
2006 Law & Order Eric Lund "Kingmaker"
2006 Numbers Jack Tollner "Provenance"
2007 John from Cincinnati Dr. Michael Smith Recurring role
2007 Damages Marshall Phillips Recurring role
2007 Line-Up, TheThe Line-Up Theo Harrison TV film
2007–2009 Life Roman Nevikov "The Fallen Woman", "Trapdoor", "One"
2008–2009 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Cromartie, then John Henry Main role
2009 Criminal Minds Mason Turner "To Hell... And Back"
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Tom O'Neill "Family Affair"
2009 Lie to Me Eric Matheson "Honey"
2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Kevin O'Donnell "Hardwired"
2009 White Collar Patrick Aimes "Flip of the Coin"
2010 Gary Unmarried Goose "Gary Unmarried?"
2010, 2013 Burn Notice Simon Escher 3 episodes
2010 Glades, TheThe Glades Eddie Strickland "A Perfect Storm"
2010–2014 Raising Hope Burt Chance Main role, 88 episodes
2011 Memphis Beat Tim Wayne "Body of Evidence"
2011 Alphas Jonas Englin "A Short Time in Paradise"
2012 TallhotBlond Thomas Montgomery TV film
2013 Newsreaders Mikhail Rousseau "CCSI: Boston"
2013–2014 Paloma Matthew Recurring role
2014 Elementary Bart MacIntosh "No Lack of Void"
2014–present Hand of God KD 10 episodes
2015 Justified Ty Walker Recurring role
2015 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Dave Majors "Det. Dave Majors"
2015–present The Mindy Project Dr. Jody Kimball-Kinney Recurring role


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