John Diehl

Actor, Producer

Actor, Producer


Performer whose career has spanned over 30 years. Particularly called upon to play various delinquents, wackos and psychos in his earlier years, he has matured into a fine screen character actor. His career began in the early 80s with a number of bit parts in movies such as Escape from New York (1981) with Kurt Russell and Stripes (1981) with Bill...
Birth date
1950-05-01
Awards
1 win.
Height
6' (1.83 m)

Known For


The Client
The Client
Jack Nance (1994)
 
 
 
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorResilient 3D
(pre-production) Alex
ActorSnowfall
(TV Series) Colonel McDonald - Say a Little Prayer (2021) ... Colonel McDonald (as John Henry Diehl) - Protect and Swerve (2019) ... Colonel McDonald (as John Henry Diehl)
2019-2021
ActorLa Sirena
(Short) Nino
2020
ActorSerpent in the Bottle
Marvin Decker
2020
ActorOut of the Wild
Henry McBride
2019
ActorCastle Rock
(TV Series) John - The Word (2019) ... John (as John Henry Diehl)
2019
ActorThe North Star
Master Anderson
2016
ActorForever
Neil
2015/II
ActorA Strong Collected Spirit
Marty Stock
2014
ActorSal and the Goon
(Short) William Truth
2014
ActorKahea
(Short) Jake Baldwin
2014
ActorA Long Way Off
Mr. Abraham
2014
ActorAlmost Human
(TV Series) Edward Kennex - Straw Man (2014) ... Edward Kennex
2014
ActorSingularity Principle
Professor Jack Brenner
2013
ActorStillframe
(Short) Father
2012
ActorApartment 1303 3D
Detective
2012
ActorScandal
(TV Series) Ray Dwyer - The Other Woman (2012) ... Ray Dwyer
2012
ActorGabe the Cupid Dog
Roger
2012
ActorThe Obama Effect
Steve Warren
2012
ActorSwerve
(Video) Samm
2012
ActorRizzoli & Isles
(TV Series) Arthur Dunbar - My Own Worst Enemy (2011) ... Arthur Dunbar
2011
ActorBurn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe
(TV Movie) Adm. James G. Lawrence
2011
ActorNatural Selection
Abe
2011
ActorTrichotomy
(Video short) The Muse
2011
ActorLie to Me
(TV Series) Charlie Everett - Veronica (2010) ... Charlie Everett
2010
ActorRoad to Nowhere
Bobby Billings
2010/I
ActorMy Happy Faces
(Short) Dr. M
2009
ActorFriday Night Lights
(TV Series) Richard Sherman - In the Skin of a Lion (2009) ... Richard Sherman - After the Fall (2009) ... Richard Sherman
2009
ActorMental
(TV Series) Hank Crowley - Rainy Days (2009) ... Hank Crowley
2009
ActorDrifter: Henry Lee Lucas
Sheriff Larabie
2009
ActorGary's Walk
Gary
2009
ActorFollow the Prophet
Ted
2009
ActorNatural Disasters
John
2008
ActorWomen's Murder Club
(TV Series) Paul Galvan - The Past Comes Back to Haunt You (2007) ... Paul Galvan
2007
ActorCold Case
(TV Series) Isaac Keller - A Dollar, a Dream (2007) ... Isaac Keller - Shuffle, Ball Change (2007) ... Isaac Keller
2007
ActorJericho
(TV Series) Governor Trader - Black Jack (2007) ... Governor Trader
2007
ActorThe Lucky Ones
Tom Klinger
2007
ActorRunning Out of Time in Hollywood2006
ActorThe Far Side of Jericho
Cash Thornton
2006
ActorPoint Pleasant
(TV Series) David Burke - Let the War Commence (2006) ... David Burke - Missing (2005) ... David Burke - Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Choked (2005) ... David Burke - Waking the Dead (2005) ... David Burke - Swimming with Boyd (2005) ... David Burke Show all 7 episodes
2005-2006
ActorThe House Is Burning
Mr. Garson
2006
ActorJesse Stone: Death in Paradise
(TV Movie) Jerry Snyder
2006
ActorHidden Places
(TV Movie) Frank Wyatt
2006
ActorStrong Medicine
(TV Series) Mr. Lawson - Gunshot Wedding (2005) ... Mr. Lawson
2005
ActorDown in the Valley
Steve
2005
ActorLand of Plenty
Paul
2004
ActorI Pass for Human
Ex-husband
2004
ActorJust Another Story
Al
2003
ActorKaren Sisco
(TV Series) Junior McLeod - Nostalgia (2003) ... Junior McLeod
2003
ActorWithout a Trace
(TV Series) Doyle - Revelations (2003) ... Doyle
2003
ActorOut of Our Hands
(Short) Vic
2003
ActorDragnet
(TV Series) Dr. Rupert Miles - Sticks and Stones (2003) ... Dr. Rupert Miles
2003
ActorThe Shield
(TV Series) Assistant Chief Ben Gilroy - Coyotes (2003) ... Assistant Chief Ben Gilroy - Co-Pilot (2003) ... Assistant Chief Ben Gilroy - Circles (2002) ... Assistant Chief Ben Gilroy - Two Days of Blood (2002) ... Assistant Chief Ben Gilroy - Cupid & Psycho (2002) ... Assistant Chief Ben Gilroy Show all 8 episodes
2002-2003
ActorBookies
Vincent
2003
ActorThe West Wing
(TV Series) Claypool - Holy Night (2002) ... Claypool - Lord John Marbury (2000) ... Claypool
2000-2002
ActorThe Guardian
(TV Series) Fortunato - Sacrifice (2002) ... Fortunato
2002
ActorNYPD Blue
(TV Series) Joe Brady - Gypsy Woe's Me (2002) ... Joe Brady
2002
ActorUnsolved Mysteries
(TV Series documentary) Prosecutor - Death Row Mom (2001) ... Prosecutor
2001
ActorDead Last
(TV Series) Richard Stengler - To Serve, with Love (2001) ... Richard Stengler
2001
ActorFalling Like This
Eddie Gallagher
2001
ActorJurassic Park III
Cooper
2001
ActorPearl Harbor
Senior Doctor
2001
ActorThe Zeros
Burl
2001
ActorLost Souls
Henry Birdson
2000
ActorTully
Mal 'Mac' MacAvoy
2000
ActorFail Safe
(TV Movie) Col. Cascio
2000
ActorGet Real
(TV Series) Harris Forman - Tough Love (2000) ... Harris Forman
2000
Actor18 Wheels of Justice
(TV Series) Matt Curran - Mr. Invisible (2000) ... Matt Curran
2000
ActorSwap Meet1999
ActorJAG
(TV Series) Jack Raglan - Rogue (1999) ... Jack Raglan
1999
ActorAnywhere But Here
Jimmy
1999
ActorThe X-Files
(TV Series) Wilson Pinker Rawls - Trevor (1999) ... Wilson Pinker Rawls
1999
ActorPurgatory
(TV Movie) Badger
1999
ActorDavis Is Dead
The Killer
1998
ActorThe Hi-Lo Country
Les Birk
1998
ActorThe Rat Pack
(TV Movie) Joe DiMaggio
1998
ActorThe Pretender
(TV Series) Sheriff Delmont - Red Rock Jarod (1998) ... Sheriff Delmont
1998
ActorMonument Ave.
Digger
1998
ActorMost Wanted
Police Captain
1997
ActorFire Down Below
Frank Elkins
1997
ActorThe Outer Limits
(TV Series) Joe - The Revelations of 'Becka Paulson (1997) ... Joe
1997
ActorCon Air
Poe's Lawyer (uncredited)
1997
ActorThe End of Violence
Lowell Lewis
1997
ActorManagua1997
ActorCasualties
Polito
1997
ActorNash Bridges
(TV Series) Albert Foss - The Counterfeiters (1997) ... Albert Foss
1997
ActorThe John Larroquette Show
(TV Series) Chris - Napping to Success (1996) ... Chris - More Changes (1995) ... Chris - Time Out (1995) ... Chris - Whipping Post (1995) ... Chris - The Book of Rachel (1994) ... Chris
1994-1996
ActorER
(TV Series) Johnson's Son - Don't Ask, Don't Tell (1996) ... Johnson's Son
1996
ActorProfiler
(TV Series) Toby 'The Wick' Wood - Ring of Fire (1996) ... Toby 'The Wick' Wood
1996
ActorFoxfire
Mr. Buttinger
1996
ActorRuby Jean and Joe
(TV Movie) Harris Johnson
1996
ActorA Time to Kill
Tim Nunley
1996
ActorColor of a Brisk and Leaping Day
Pinchot
1996
ActorThe Destiny of Marty Fine
Deke
1996
ActorThe Grave
J.C. Cole
1996
ActorThe Lazarus Man
(TV Series) Nat Patchett / Nat Pratchett - Awakening: Part 2 (1996) ... Nat Patchett - Awakening: Part 1 (1996) ... Nat Pratchett
1996
ActorFemale Perversions
Jake Rock
1996
ActorNixon
Gordon Liddy
1995
ActorThree Wishes
Leland's Father
1995
ActorMind Ripper
Alex
1995
ActorAmanda & the Alien
(TV Movie) Colonel Rosencrans
1995
ActorBuffalo Girls
(TV Mini-Series) Gen. Custer (1995)
1995
ActorThe Marshal
(TV Series) Earl 'The Beast' Lipscomb - The Bounty Hunter (1995) ... Earl 'The Beast' Lipscomb
1995
ActorStargate
Lieutenant Kawalsky
1994
ActorThe New Age
Lyle
1994
ActorThe Client
Jack Nance
1994
ActorAlmost Dead
Eddie Herbek
1994
ActorL.A. Law
(TV Series) Tim / Kevin Delahanty - God Is My Co-Counsel (1994) ... Tim - Forgive Me Father, for I Have Sued (1990) ... Kevin Delahanty
1990-1994
ActorSouth of Sunset
(TV Series) Merlin - Custody (1993) ... Merlin - Dream Girl (1993) ... Merlin
1993
ActorGettysburg
Private Bucklin
1993
ActorRemote
(Video) Delbert McCoy
1993
ActorFalling Down
Dad (Back Yard Party)
1993
ActorMo' Money
Keith Heading
1992
ActorThe Paint Job
Father
1992
ActorMann & Machine
(TV Series) Concierge - Prototype (1992) ... Concierge
1992
ActorMikey
Neil Trenton
1992
ActorMotorama
Phil
1991
ActorWhore
Derelict
1991
ActorTrumpet #7
Bud
1991
ActorA Climate for Killing
Wayne Paris
1991
ActorKickboxer 2: The Road Back
Jack
1991
ActorThe Dark Side of the Moon
Philip Jennings
1990
ActorCool Blue
(Video) Clayton
1990
ActorMadhouse
Fred
1990
ActorIn the Heat of the Night
(TV Series) John Sevrance - Triangle (1990) ... John Sevrance
1990
ActorFalcon Crest
(TV Series) Gus Wallach - The Price of Freedom (1989) ... Gus Wallach
1989
ActorBeauty and the Beast
(TV Series) Vernon Toulane - The Hollow Men (1989) ... Vernon Toulane
1989
ActorMonsters
(TV Series) Miles Magnus - Pillow Talk (1988) ... Miles Magnus
1988
ActorGlitz
(TV Movie) Teddy Magyk
1988
ActorWalker
Stebbins
1987
ActorThe Hanoi Hilton
Murphy
1987
ActorMiami Vice
(TV Series) Det. Larry Zito / Detective Larry Zito - Down for the Count (1987) ... Det. Larry Zito - Forgive Us Our Debts (1986) ... Det. Larry Zito - Streetwise (1986) ... Det. Larry Zito (credit only) - Baby Blues (1986) ... Det. Larry Zito - Better Living Through Chemistry (1986) ... Det. Larry Zito Show all 56 episodes
1984-1987
ActorCity Limits
Whitey
1984
ActorHunter
(TV Series) Bank Robber - Hunter (1984) ... Bank Robber (uncredited)
1984
ActorAngel
The Killer
1984
ActorD.C. Cab
Head Kidnapper
1983
ActorNational Lampoon's Vacation
Assistant Mechanic
1983
ActorHysterical
Taxi Driver
1983
ActorJoysticks
Arnie
1983
ActorThe Family Tree
(TV Series) The Intruder - The Burglary (1983) ... The Intruder
1983
ActorCagney & Lacey
(TV Series) - The Grandest Jewel Thief of Them All (1983)
1983
ActorThe Ambush Murders
(TV Movie) Ferguson
1982
ActorHill Street Blues
(TV Series) Tom - Chipped Beef (1981) ... Tom
1981
ActorStripes
Cruiser
1981
ActorEscape from New York
Punk
1981
ActorFalling in Love Again
Beaver (1940's)
1980
ActorA Cry for Love
(TV Movie)
1980
ActorA Rumor of War
(TV Mini-Series) D.T. - Episode #1.2 (1980) ... D.T. - Episode #1.1 (1980) ... D.T.
1980
RoleTitleYear
ProducerSal and the Goon
(Short) (executive producer)
2014
ProducerFalling Like This
(co-producer)
2001
RoleTitleYear
SelfInside Story: National Lampoon's Vacation
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2011
SelfDispatches from Nicaragua
(Video documentary) Self
2008
SelfThe Making of 'Land of Plenty'
(Short) Self
2005
SelfStars & Stripes 1
(Video documentary short) Self
2004
SelfStars & Stripes 2
(Video documentary short) Self
2004
SelfE! True Hollywood Story
(TV Series documentary) Self - Miami Vice (2001) ... Self
2001
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageMiami Vice
(TV Series) Det. Larry Zito - A Bullet for Crockett (1988) ... Det. Larry Zito (uncredited) - Down for the Count: Part II (1987) ... Det. Larry Zito
1987-1988