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Jim Beaver

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Most widely known for his assignments as Bobby Vocalist in the CW thriller Supernatural so that as David Milch in the HBO american Deadwood. He in addition has had recurring assignments on such series as Justified and Harper’s Isle. He became a member of the U.S. Sea Corps after senior high school. He initial appeared on tv within a 1978 bout of the popular cleaning soap opera Dallas. He released a memoir entitled Life’s That Method in ’09 2009. He was wedded to his second wife, celebrity Cecily Adams, from 1989 until her loss of life in 2004. Jointly that they had a little girl, Madeline, who was simply blessed in 2001. His initial wife was Debbie Youthful. He played a job contrary Nicolas Cage in the 2002 film Version.

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Full Name Jim Beaver
Date Of Birth August 12, 1950
Place Of Birth Laramie, WY
Height 1.8 m
Profession TV Actor
Education Oklahoma Christian University
Nationality American
Spouse Cecily Adams, Debbie Young
Children Madeline Rose Beaver
Parents Dorothy Adell Crawford, James Norman Beaver, Sr.
Siblings Teddlie Beaver, Denise Beaver, Reneé Beaver
Nominations Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Movies Crimson Peak, Joy Ride, The Life of David Gale, Sister Act, Adaptation, Geronimo: An American Legend, Turner & Hooch, Magnolia, Hollywood Shuffle, Blue Chips, Dark and Stormy Night, Next, Gunsmoke: To the Last Man, At Sachem Farm, Sweet Revenge, Gunsmoke : The Long Ride, Wheelmen, Twogether, The Frontier, In Country, The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy, Wounded, Warden of Red Rock, Night Riders, Silent War, Divided By Hate, The Commission
TV Shows Harper's Island, John from Cincinnati, Deadwood, The Trouble with Normal, Thunder Alley, Reasonable Doubts, Supernatural, Total Security, Mr. Murder
Star Sign Leo

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1 His father was of French and English heritage (the family name was originally de Beauvoir - changing to Bieber when they fled to Germany to escape the Hugenote persecution -, and Beaver is a distant cousin of author and philosopher Simone de Beauvoir and Pennsylvania Governor General James A. Beaver), and his mother is Scots-German-Cherokee and a descendant of Senator, Governor, and three-time U.S. Attorney General John J. Crittenden, in turn a first cousin twice removed of Thomas Jefferson, and whose first wife was a third cousin of Robert E. Lee's father and of Zachary Taylor.
2 Son of James Norman Beaver, Sr. (1924-2004), a Minister, and wife Dorothy Adell Crawford. Has three younger sisters: Denise, Reneé and Teddlie.
3 Nominated for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series at the 2013 Broadcast Television Journalists Awards, for his performance as Sheriff Shelby Parlow in season 4 of '"Justified' (2010)'.
4 Speaks rudimentary German and Japanese. The scene in Season 4 of Supernatural where Bobby is revealed to speak Japanese was included at his suggestion.
5 Worked at Frontier City Theme Park in Oklahoma City as a Gunfighter.
6 As of 7/7/07, was the seventh most prolific writer of IMDb plot summaries and the seventh most prolific writer of IMDb mini biographies.
7 Plays a character on Deadwood (2004) named Whitney Ellsworth, which was the name of the producer of Adventures of Superman (1952), which starred George Reeves. Beaver is preparing a book-length biography of Reeves.
8 At this writing (2013) is preparing a definitive biography of Superman actor George Reeves. He recently served as historical consultant on the film about Reeves' life, Hollywoodland (2006).
9 His Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) character, Admiral Leonard, was named after Leonard Nimoy.
10 Studied acting with Clyde Ventura and Maximilian Schell.
11 Son-in-law of Don Adams.
12 Formerly married to Milwaukee radio personality Debbie Young.
13 Daughter Madeline Rose Beaver born. [August 2001]


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Billy Boy 2017 completed Crabtree
Internity 2016 TV Series pre-production Andrew
Injection 2016 Short Pops
Bones 2016 TV Series George Gibbons
Better Call Saul 2016 TV Series Lawson
Supernatural 2006-2016 TV Series Bobby Singer Leviathan Worm ...
Remember the Sultana 2015 Documentary Joseph Taylor Elliot, Nathan Wintringer (voice)
Silent War 2015 Short Bartender
Crimson Peak 2015 Carter Cushing
The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy 2015 TV Series George Darling
Schmo Boat 2015 Short The Captain
The Adventures of Biffle and Shooster 2015 The Captain
El Fuego 2015 Short Narrator (voice)
The Frontier 2015/I Lee
NCIS 2014 TV Series Captain Tom O'Rourke
Nikki & Nora: The N&N Files 2014 TV Series Arliss Fontenot
Major Crimes 2014 TV Series Donald Beckwith
Revolution 2013 TV Series John Franklin Fry
Longmire 2013 TV Series Lee Rosky
Mike & Molly 2013 TV Series Dwight
The Middle 2013 TV Series Eddie Stokes
Justified 2011-2013 TV Series Sheriff Shelby Parlow Shelby Parlow
Dexter 2012 TV Series Clint McKay
Breaking Bad 2011-2012 TV Series Lawson
Love Bites 2011 TV Series Trucker
The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy 2011 J. Wright Mooar
Lie to Me 2010 TV Series Gus
The Mentalist 2010 TV Series Cobb Holwell
Law & Order: LA 2010 TV Series Frank Loomis
Psych 2009 TV Series Stinky Pete Dillingham
Harper's Island 2009 TV Series Sheriff Charlie Mills
Dark and Stormy Night 2009 Jack Tugdon
In the A.M. of Dec. 26th at Mickey's (on the Corner of Cunningham & Kongosak in Barrow) 2008 Short Radio D.J. (voice)
The Silence of Bees 2008 Short Parker Lam
Reflections 2008/III Short Frank
Criminal Minds 2007 TV Series Sheriff Williams
Cooties 2007 The Man
John from Cincinnati 2007 TV Series Vietnam Joe
Tales from the Pub 2007 TV Series Joe
Big Love 2007 TV Series Carter Reese
Next 2007 NSA Director Wisdom
Day Break 2007 TV Series 'Uncle' Nick Vukovic
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2006 TV Series Stanley Tanner
The Unit 2006 TV Series Lloyd Cole
Deadwood 2004-2006 TV Series Whitney Ellsworth
Wheelmen 2005 Agent Hammond
Crossing Jordan 2004 TV Series Ranger Diggory
Days of Our Lives 1996-2004 TV Series Father Timothy Jansen #2 Father Tim Jansen #2
Monk 2004 TV Series Sheriff Ronald Mathis
Beck and Call 2004 TV Short Principal
The Commission 2003 Howard L. Brennan
The Lyon's Den 2003 TV Series Hank Ferris
Tremors 2003 TV Series Sheriff Sam Boggs
Six Feet Under 2003 TV Series Prison Officer
Wave Babes 2003 Video Amos Nandy (uncredited)
Andy Richter Controls the Universe 2003 TV Series Craig
The Life of David Gale 2003 Duke Grover
Adaptation. 2002 Ranger Tony
Philly 2001 TV Series Nelson Vanderhoff
The West Wing 2001 TV Series Carl
Star Trek: Enterprise 2001 TV Series Admiral Daniel Leonard
Joy Ride 2001 Sheriff Ritter
The Division 2001 TV Series Fred Zito
Warden of Red Rock 2001 TV Movie Jefferson Bent
That '70s Show 2001 TV Series Tony
The Trouble with Normal 2000-2001 TV Series Gary
Fraud 2000 Short Detective Mason
The Young and the Restless 1985-2000 TV Series Leo Sylvestri / Detective Jim McCastor
Ah! Silenciosa 1999 Ambrose Bierce
Impala 1999 Short Sheriff Bert Davis
Magnolia 1999 Smiling Peanut Patron #1
3rd Rock from the Sun 1998-1999 TV Series Happy Doug Doug
The X-Files 1999 TV Series Coroner
The Adventures of A.R.K. 1998 TV Series Ranger Earl
Mr. Murder 1998 TV Movie Agent Jason Reiling
At Sachem Farm 1998 Foreman
Pensacola: Wings of Gold 1998 TV Series Watch Seller
Melrose Place 1998 TV Series Ranger Virgil
Total Security 1997 TV Series Detective McKissick
Divided by Hate 1997 TV Movie Danny Leland
Spy Game 1997 TV Series Thornbush
Murder One 1996-1997 TV Series Donald Cleary
Wounded 1997 Agent Eric Ashton
Moloney 1997 TV Series Detective Ashton
NYPD Blue 1997 TV Series Truck Driver / Jesus Christ
Bone Chillers 1996 TV Series Edgar Allan Poe
High Incident 1996 TV Series Father in Wreck
Home Improvement 1995 TV Series Duke Miller
Thunder Alley 1994-1995 TV Series Leland DuParte
Bad Girls 1994 Pinkerton Detective Graves
Children of the Dark 1994 TV Movie Roddy Gibbons (uncredited)
Blue Chips 1994 Ricky's Father
Geronimo: An American Legend 1993 Proclamation Officer
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1993 TV Series Henry Barnes
Sliver 1993 Detective Ira
Gunsmoke: The Long Ride 1993 TV Movie Traveling Blacksmith
Reasonable Doubts 1991-1993 TV Series Detective Earl Gaddis
Santa Barbara 1991-1992 TV Series Motel man / Rapist / Andy - the rapist
Sister Act 1992 Clarkson
Twogether 1992 Oscar
Gunsmoke: To the Last Man 1992 TV Movie Deputy Willie Rudd
Little Secrets 1991 Liquor Store Cashier (as Richard Muldoon)
Midnight Caller 1990 TV Series Tom Barlow
Father Dowling Mysteries 1990 TV Series Drake, Hit Man
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson 1990 TV Movie Maj. Trimble
El Diablo 1990 TV Movie Spivey Irick
Nasty Boys 1990 TV Series Wetstone
Follow Your Heart 1990 TV Movie Craig Hraboy
Mergers & Acquisitions 1989 Short Gabby Hayes
The Young Riders 1989 TV Series Johnson
Mothers, Daughters and Lovers 1989 TV Movie Sheriff Jack Edzard
In Country 1989 Earl Smith
The Cherry 1989 Short The Captain
Turner & Hooch 1989 Plant Manager
CBS Summer Playhouse 1989 TV Series Wrong-House Neighbor
Guns of Paradise 1988 TV Series Frank Foster
Two Idiots in Hollywood 1988 Crying Man
Defense Play 1988 FBI Man
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake 1988 TV Movie Motel Manager
Matlock 1988 TV Series Barney Sutler
Jake and the Fatman 1987 TV Series Defense Attorney
Hollywood Shuffle 1987 Postal Worker
Sweet Revenge 1987/I Smuggler (uncredited)
File 8022 1985 Short Ben Crysler (as James Beaver)
Silkwood 1983 Plant Manager (uncredited)
Girls of the White Orchid 1983 TV Movie Pedestrian (uncredited)
Nighthawks 1981 Subway Passenger (uncredited)
Warnings 1979 Short The Artist
Dallas 1978-1979 TV Series Julie Grey's Gardener / Diner
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders 1979 TV Movie Cowboy player
Desperado 1978 TV Movie Nathan
The Seniors 1978 Client (uncredited)
Semi-Tough 1977 B.E.A.T. Member (uncredited)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Night Riders 2013/I Short play / screenplay
Vietnam War Story 1988 TV Series episode "Separated" - 1 episode
Tour of Duty 1988 TV Series written by - 1 episode
Alfred Hitchcock Presents TV Series teleplay - 3 episodes, 1987 writer - 1 episode, 1986
Sweet Revenge 1987/I additional dialogue

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Lost Remake of Beau Geste 2013 Documentary producer
Cowgirl Up 2013 TV Series associate producer - 6 episodes
Night Riders 2013/I Short executive producer

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Supernatural 2007 TV Series stunts - 2 episodes

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywoodland 2006 biographical consultant: George Reeves
American Heart 1992 audition reader - uncredited

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Night Riders 2013/I Short

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
ElfQuest: A Fan Imagining 2011 Short special thanks
Hollywoodland 2006 thanks
Hollywood Shuffle 1987 thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Heavy with Jim Beaver 2016 Video documentary short Himself
How Shakespeare Changed My Life 2016 Video short Himself
Jensen Ackles: A Director's Journey 2011 Video documentary short Himself
Livin' on a Dream 2010-2011 TV Series Himself
Casting 'Harper's Island' 2009 Video short Himself
One by One: The Making of 'Harper's Island' 2009 Video short Himself
Supernatural File 2007 TV Movie Himself
100 Years of John Wayne 2007 TV Short documentary Himself
MovieReal: Hollywoodland 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
Making 'Deadwood': Season Two 2005 TV Short documentary Himself
Making 'Deadwood': The Show Behind the Show 2004 TV Short documentary Himself
Biography 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
E! Mysteries & Scandals 1998-1999 TV Series documentary Himself
Unsolved Mysteries 1995 TV Series documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Supernatural 2012 TV Series Bobby Singer
Fuck 2005 Documentary Ellsworth
The West Wing Documentary Special 2002 TV Movie documentary Carl

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 ISA Indie Series Awards Best Guest Actor - Comedy The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy (2014)
2013 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series Justified (2010)
2007 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Deadwood (2004) · Powers Boothe
· Sean Bridgers
· W. Earl Brown
· Dayton Callie
· Brian Cox
· Kim Dickens
· Brad Dourif
· Anna Gunn
· John Hawkes
· Jeffrey Jones
· Paula Malcomson
· Gerald McRaney
· Ian McShane
· Timothy Olyphant
· Molly Parker
· Leon Rippy
· William Sanderson
· Brent Sexton
· Bree Seanna Wall
· Robin Weigert
· Titus Welliver
1988 ACE CableACE Awards Writing a Dramatic Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985) · Rob Hedden


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