Jim Beaver

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Date of birth: August 12, 1950
Birth place: Laramie, Wyoming
Eye color: blue
Height: 6'1"
Family: Son-in-law of Don Adams (Inspector Gadget); Wife - Cecily Adams (died 3 March 2004) - were married since 1989; ex-wife Deborah Young, married 1973-76; Daughter Madeline Rose Beaver born 19 August 2001
 

 

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Actor bio: Beaver was born in Laramie, Wyoming, the son of Dorothy Adell (née Crawford) and James Norman Beaver, Sr. (1924-2004), a minister. His father was of French and English heritage (the family name was originally de Beauvoir, 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 Although his parents' families had both been long in Texas, Beaver was born in Laramie while his father was doing graduate work in accounting at the University of Wyoming. Returning to Texas, Beaver Sr. worked as an accountant and as a minister for the Church of Christ in Fort Worth, Texas, Crowley, Texas, Dallas, Texas and Grapevine, Texas. For most of Jim Beaver's youth, his family lived in Irving, Texas, even while his father preached in surrounding communities. He and his three younger sisters (Denise, Reneé, and Teddlie) all attended Irving High School (where he was a classmate of ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard), but he transferred in his senior year to Fort Worth Christian Academy, from which he graduated in 1968. He also took courses at Fort Worth Christian College. Despite having appeared in some elementary-school plays, he showed no particular interest in an acting career, but immersed himself in film history and expressed a desire for a career as a writer, publishing a few short stories in his high school anthology.
JIM BEAVER CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
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Non-acting careers: Worked at Frontier City Theme Park in Oklahoma City as a Gunfighter.
Movies:

Dark and Stormy Night (2009) .... Jack Tugdon
In the A.M. of Dec. 26th at Mickey's (2008) (voice) .... Radio D.J.
The Silence of Bees (2008) .... Parker Lam
Reflections (2008/III) .... Frank
Cooties (2007) .... The Man
Next (2007) .... Wisdom
The Commission (2003) .... Howard L. Brennan
Wave Babes (2003) (V) (uncredited) .... Amos Nandy
The Life of David Gale (2003) .... Duke Grover
Adaptation (2002) .... Ranger Tony
Wheelmen (2002) .... Agent Hammond
Joy Ride (2001/I) .... Sheriff Ritter
Warden of Red Rock (2001) (TV) .... Jefferson Bent
Where the Heart Is (2000) (uncredited) .... Clawhammer
Fraud (2000) .... Detective Mason
Magnolia (1999) .... Smiling Peanut Patron #1
Ah! Silenciosa (1999) .... Ambrose Bierce
Impala (1999) .... Sheriff Bert Davis
Mr. Murder (1998) (TV) .... Agent Jason Reiling
At Sachem Farm (1998) .... Foreman
Divided by Hate (1997) (TV) .... Danny Leland
Wounded (1997) .... Agent Eric Ashton
Bad Girls (1994/I) .... Pinkerton Detective Graves
Children of the Dark (1994) (TV) (uncredited) .... Roddy Gibbons
Blue Chips (1994) .... Ricky's Father
Twogether (1994) .... Oscar
Geronimo: An American Legend (1993) .... Proclamation officer
Sliver (1993) .... Detective Ira
Gunsmoke: The Long Ride (1993) (TV) .... Traveling Blacksmith
Sister Act (1992) .... Detective Clarkson
Gunsmoke: To the Last Man (1992) (TV) .... Deputy Willie Rudd
Little Secrets (1991) (as Richard Muldoon) .... Liquor Store Cashier
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (1990) (TV) .... Maj. Trimble
El Diablo (1990) (TV) .... Spivey Irick
Follow Your Heart (1990) (TV) .... Craig Hraboy
Mothers, Daughters and Lovers (1989) (TV) .... Sheriff Jack Edzard
Mergers & Acquisitions (1989) .... Gabby Hayes
In Country (1989) .... Earl Smith
The Cherry (1989) .... The Captain
Turner & Hooch (1989) .... Plant Manager
Defense Play (1988) .... FBI Agent
The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988) .... Motel Manager
Two Idiots in Hollywood (1988) .... Crying Man
Hollywood Shuffle (1987) .... Postal Worker
Sweet Revenge (1987) (uncredited) .... Smuggler
File 8022 (1985) (as James Beaver) .... Ben Crysler
Silkwood (1983) (uncredited) .... Plant Manager
Girls of the White Orchid (1983) (TV) (uncredited) .... Pedestrian
Nighthawks (1981) (uncredited) .... Subway Passenger
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (1979) (TV) .... Cowboy player
Warnings (1979) .... The Artist
The Seniors (1978) (uncredited) .... Client
Desperado (1978) (TV) .... Nathan
Semi-Tough (1977) (uncredited) .... B.E.A.T. Member
TV:

Supernatural .... Bobby (25 episodes, 2006-2009)
Psych .... Stinky Pete Dillingham (1 episode, 2009)
Harper's Island .... Sheriff Charlie Mills (10 episodes, 2009)
Criminal Minds .... Sheriff Williams (1 episode, 2007)
John from Cincinnati .... Vietnam Joe (8 episodes, 2007)
Big Love .... Carter Reese (3 episodes, 2007)
Day Break .... 'Uncle' Nick Vukovic (5 episodes, 2007)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation .... Stanley Tanner (2 episodes, 2006)
The Unit .... Lloyd Cole (1 episodes, 2006)
Deadwood .... Whitney Ellsworth (35 episodes, 2004-2006)
Crossing Jordan .... Ranger Diggory (1 episode, 2004)
Days of Our Lives .... Father Timothy Jansen (16 episodes, 1996-2004)
Monk .... Sheriff Mathis (1 episode, 2004)
The Lyon's Den .... Hank Ferris (1 episode, 2003)
Tremors .... Sheriff Sam Boggs (1 episode, 2003)
Six Feet Under .... Prison Officer (1 episode, 2003)
Andy Richter Controls the Universe .... Craig (1 episode, 2003)
Philly .... Nelson Vanderhoff (1 episode, 2001)
The West Wing .... Carl (1 episode, 2001)
Enterprise .... Admiral Daniel Leonard (1 episode, 2001)
The Division .... Fred Zito (1 episode, 2001)
That '70s Show .... Tony (1 episode, 2001)
The Trouble with Normal .... Gary (8 episodes, 2000-2001)
The Young and the Restless .... Leo Sylvestri (5 episodes, 1985-2001)
3rd Rock from the Sun .... Happy Doug (7 episodes, 1998-1999)
The X Files .... Coroner (1 episode, 1999)
Pensacola: Wings of Gold (1 episode, 1998)
Melrose Place .... Ranger Virgil (1 episode, 1998)
The Adventures of A.R.K. .... Ranger Earl (1 episode)
Total Security .... Detective McKissick (1 episode)
Spy Game .... Thornbush (1 episode, 1997)
Murder One .... Donald Cleary (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Moloney .... Detective Ashton (1 episode, 1997)
NYPD Blue .... Jesus Christ (1 episode, 1997)
Bone Chillers .... Edgar Allan Poe (1 episode, 1996)
High Incident .... Father in Wreck (1 episode, 1996)
Home Improvement .... Duke Miller (1 episode, 1995)
Thunder Alley .... Leland DuParte (27 episodes, 1994-1995)
The New Adventures of Superman .... Henry Barnes (1 episode, 1993)
Reasonable Doubts .... Detective Earl Gaddis (13 episodes, 1991-1993)
Santa Barbara .... Andy - the rapist (5 episodes, 1991-1992)
Father Dowling Mysteries .... Drake (1 episode, 1990)
Nasty Boys .... Wetstone (1 episode, 1990)
Midnight Caller .... Tom Barlow (1 episode, 1990)
The Young Riders .... Johnson (1 episode, 1989)
CBS Summer Playhouse .... Wrong-House Neighbor (1 episode, 1989)
Paradise .... Frank Foster (1 episode, 1988)
Matlock .... Barney Sutler (1 episode, 1988)
Jake and the Fatman .... Defense Attorney (1 episode, 1987)
Dallas .... Diner (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Awards: Nominated, 1988, Writing a Dramatic Series, for "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" episode. Nominated, 2007, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, for "Deadwood."
Upcoming projects: unnamed Western that Jim talked about on Twitter
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See Also
Main Cast:
Jensen Ackles | Jared Padalecki | Misha Collins

Other Cast:

Jeffrey Dean Morgan | Katie Cassidy | Lauren Cohan | Richard Speight Jr. | Samantha Smith |
Genevieve Cortese | Samantha Ferris | Alona Tal | Julie McNiven | Mark Pellegrino | Jim Beaver |
Rob Benedict | Kurt Fuller Mark Sheppard | Osric Chau | Kim Rhodes | Felicia Day | Ruth Connell | Briana Buckmaster | Alexander Calvert

The Weechesters:

Alex Ferris | Colin Ford | Brock Kelly | Ridge Canipe



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