Jeffrey De Munn Biography (1947-)

Born April 25, 1947, in Buffalo, NY; son of James De Munn; married Ann Sekjaer, October 7, 1974; children: Heather, Kevin. Addresses: Agent: The Gersh Agency, 232 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5302.

Birth Details
April 25, 1947
Buffalo, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Escalus and apothecary, Romeo and Juliet, National Shakespeare Company, Queens College, Queens, NY, then Jamestown, VA, 1972
  • George Hastings, She Stoops to Conquer, National Shakespeare Company, Queens College, Queens, NY, then Jamestown, VA, 1972
  • La ronde, Syracuse Stage, Syracuse, NY, 1974
  • Iachimo, Cymbeline, Champlain Shakespeare Festival, Burlington, VT, 1975
  • (Off-Broadway debut) Boyd, Augusta, Theatre De Lys, 1975
  • (Broadway debut) Phil Murray, Comedians, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • Aaron Burr, Founding Father, Cubiculo Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • The Tavern, Playwrights Horizons, New York City, 1976
  • Jack, A Prayer for My Daughter, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • Title role, Modigliani, Astor Place Theatre, New York City, 1979
  • Horst, Bent, New Apollo Theatre, New York City, 1979
  • Title role, "The Vagabond," and Savely, "The Witch," on a bill as TheChekhov Sketchbook, Harold Clurman Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • Slimy, The Carmone Brothers Italian Food Products Corp.'s Annual Pasta Pageant, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1981
  • Title role, Semmelweiss, Hartman Theatre Company, Stamford, CT, 1981
  • Lenny Keller, Total Abandon, Perry Street Theatre, New York City,1982
  • Bottom, A Midsummer Night's Dream, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Taylor, K2, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Bernie Dodd, The Country Girl, Chelsea Playhouse, New York City, 1984
  • Howard Bellman, The Hands of Its Enemy, Manhattan Theatre Club, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Dancer/Geoffrey, Sleight of Hand, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Andrew, Spoils of War, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1988
  • Duncan, Gun-Shy, Playwrights Horizons, New York City, 1998
  • Victor Franz, The Price, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1999-2000
  • Made London debut as Edmund, King Lear, National Theatre Company;also appeared as title role, Byron's Don Juan (one-man show), State University of New York, Stonybrook, NY; as Tom, The Glass Menagerie,American Stage Festival, Milford, NH; as Edmund, King Lear, NationalShakespeare Company, Bristol, England; in Hedda Gabler, Broadway production; in One Shoe Off, Second Stage, New York City; and in Midsummer, off-Broadway production.
  • Major Tours
  • Edmund, King Lear, Demetrius, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and chorus, Antigone, all National Shakespeare Company, U.S. cities,1972-73
  • Film Appearances
  • Sergeant Fernandez, The First Deadly Sin, Filmways, 1980
  • Joe McCauley, Resurrection, Universal, 1980
  • Philip Stadling, You Better Watch Out (also known as ChristmasEvil and Terror in Toyland), 1980
  • Houdini, Ragtime, Paramount, 1981
  • Clifford Odets, Frances, Universal, 1982
  • Dr. Roberts, I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can, Paramount, 1982
  • Bobby, Windy City, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Ricardo, Enormous Changes at the Last Minute (also known as Enormous Changes and Trumps), ABC-Ordinary Lives, 1985
  • Dan Fairchild, Warning Sign, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985
  • Captain Esteridge, The Hitcher, TriStar, 1986
  • Flynn, Betrayed, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1988
  • Sheriff Herb Geller, The Blob, Tri-Star, 1988
  • Tuck, Blaze, 1989
  • Georgie, Eyes of an Angel (also known as The Tender), 1991
  • Mayer Jacobs, Newsies (also known as Newsboys), 1992
  • D.A., Imaginary Crimes, 1994
  • 1946 D.A., The Shawshank Redemption, 1994
  • Doctor, Safe Passage, 1994
  • Professor John Ringold, Phenomenon, Buena Vista, 1996
  • Sam Lesser, Killer: A Journal of Murder (also known as The Killer), Republic Pictures, 1996
  • Brooks, Turbulence, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1997
  • Paul Wick, Rocket Man (also known as RocketMan), Buena Vista, 1997
  • Dr. Ben Bronschweig, The X Files (also known as The X-Filesand Aux frontieres du reel), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • Jake Yates, Harvest, 1999
  • Harry Terwilliger, The Green Mile (also known as Stephen King's The Green Mile), Warner Bros., 1999
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • (Television debut) Vinnie, The Last Tenant, ABC, 1978
  • Sam Campana, King Crab, ABC, 1980
  • (As Jeff DeMunn) Jim Burke, Word of Honor, CBS, 1981
  • Jeff Hammill, The Face of Rage, ABC, 1983
  • Doc Holliday, I Married Wyatt Earp, NBC, 1983
  • Walter Hemmings, Sessions, ABC, 1983
  • Brian Garvey, When She Says No, ABC, 1984
  • Larry Weisman, A Time to Live, NBC, 1985
  • Andrew Lane, Doubletake, CBS, 1985
  • Dr. Matt Matthews, Who Is Julia?, CBS, 1986
  • Title role, "Young Harry Houdini," Disney Sunday Movie, ABC, 1987
  • Vincent Marsucci, Kojak: The Price of Justice (also known as Kojak: The Investigation), CBS, 1987
  • Josh Longstreet, Settle the Score, 1989
  • Nate Goodman, Elysian Fields, 1989
  • Harpoon, By Dawn's Early Light (also known as Red Alert), 1990
  • Scott Cody, Crash: The Mystery of Flight 1501 (also known as Aftermath and Aftermath: The Fate of Flight 1501), 1990
  • Sensibility and Sense, 1990
  • Jack Smurl, The Haunted, 1991
  • Dr. Johnston, Treacherous Crossing, 1992
  • Frank Moore, Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted, 1992
  • H. John Greeniaus, Barbarians at the Gate, 1993
  • Dick, Betrayal of Trust (also known as Under the Influence), 1994
  • Andrei Chikatilo, Citizen X, HBO, 1995
  • Mel, Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (also known as Almost Golden), 1995
  • Jake Marley, Ebbie, 1995
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer, Hiroshima, 1995
  • Rob Rubenstein, Down Came a Blackbird (also known as Ramirez), 1995
  • Robert Brokaw, Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing (also known as Path to Paradise), 1997
  • Seabone, A Christmas Memory (also known as Truman Capote's"A Christmas Memory"), 1997
  • Bill Grissom, Black Cat Run, 1998
  • Nuncio, Noriega: God's Favorite, 2000
  • Miniseries
  • Stanton Rogers, Sidney Sheldon's "Windmills of the Gods" (alsoknown as Windmills of the Gods), CBS, 1988
  • Herndon, Gore Vidal's "Lincoln," NBC, 1988
  • SAC Bruce Di Palma, Night Sins, 1997
  • Samuel Parsons/Dr. James Thatcher, LIBERTY! The American Revolution, 1997
  • Robbie Beals, Storm of the Century (also known as Stephen King's Storm of the Century, 1999
  • Also appeared as Adam Brant, Mourning Becomes Electra, PBS.
  • Specials
  • Bottom, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1982
  • Eugene O'Neill: Journey into Genius, 1988
  • Pilots
  • Whitney Fowler, Sanctuary of Fear (also known as Father Brown,Detective, Girl in the Park, and Sanctuary of Death), NBC,1979
  • Carl, O'Malley, NBC, 1983
  • Also appeared as Nate Goodman, Elysian Fields, CBS.
  • Episodic
  • "Keeping On," American Playhouse, PBS, 1983
  • Brentley Mallard, "The Joy That Kills," American Playhouse, PBS, 1985
  • Jerry Goff, "G.Q.," Hill Street Blues, 1985
  • Bob Spindler, "Kentucky Rye," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1985
  • Raymond Clements, "Funeral for a Door Nail," Moonlighting, ABC, 1986
  • "In a Safe Place," Spenser: For Hire, 1986
  • George Pierce Baker, "Journey into Genius," American Playhouse, PBS, 1988
  • George Kern, "Pigeon Feathers," American Playhouse, PBS, 1988
  • Peter Reynolds, "Bang ... Zoom ... Zap," L.A. Law, 1990
  • Rothenberg, "Black Tie," Law & Order, NBC, 1993
  • Professor Norman Rothenberg, "Cruel and Unusual," Law & Order,NBC, 1995
  • Professor Rothenberg, "Jeopardy," Law & Order, NBC 1995
  • Norman Rothenberg, "Tabula Rasa," Law & Order, NBC, 1999
  • Will Alagash, "Miles to Go," The Fugitive, 2000
  • Chief Assistant D.A. Charlie Phillips, "Baby Killer," Law & Order:Special Victims Unit, NBC, 2000
  • Also appeared as Ben Baker, "The Rainmaker," Tribeca.
  • Taped Readings
  • Stephen E. Ambrose's Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, Simon & Schuster, 2000

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