Dana Ashbrook

Actor
The son of an actress and a college theatre director, Dana Ashbrook had no problem finding inspiration to get into acting. His early career included parts in the television series "Cagney & Lacey" and "Knots Landing" ... Read more »
Born: 05/23/1967 in San Diego, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (34)

Angels Don't Sleep Here 2014 (Movie)

Michael/Jessie Daniels (Actor)

Late Phases 2014 (Movie)

Westmark (Actor)

The Aggression Scale 2011 (Movie)

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Crash 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Jack & Jill 2000 - 2001, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Jack's Place 1991 - 1992, 2000 - 2001, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Last Place on Earth 2005 (Movie)

(Actor)

Dawson's Creek 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Outer Limits 1994 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Boa 2001 (Movie)

Kelly Mitich (Actor)

Charmed 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Blink of An Eye 1999 (Movie)

Mikey (Actor)

I-5 1999 (Movie)

Seth (Actor)

Welcome to Paradox 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Crisis Center 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Golden Gate 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

W.E.I.R.D. World 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

CITYSCRAPES los angeles 1995 (Movie)

Hipster (Actor)

Comfortably Numb 1995 (Movie)

William Best (Actor)

The Coriolis Effect 1994 (Movie)

Ray (Actor)

The Wyatts 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me 1992 (Movie)

Bobby Briggs (Actor)

Ghost Dad 1990 (Movie)

Tony Ricker (Actor)

She's Out Of Control 1989 (Movie)

Joey (Actor)

The Girlfriend From Hell 1989 (Movie)

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The Willies 1989 (Movie)

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Just a Regular Kid: An AIDS Story 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Return of the Living Dead Part II 1988 (Movie)

Tom Essex (Actor)

Sundown 1988 (Movie)

Jack (Actor)

Waxwork 1988 (Movie)

Tony (Actor)

Twin Peaks (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

The son of an actress and a college theatre director, Dana Ashbrook had no problem finding inspiration to get into acting. His early career included parts in the television series "Cagney & Lacey" and "Knots Landing", which led to his being cast in such cult horror films as "Return of the Living Dead Part II" and "Waxwork". Ashbrook's breakout role came in 1990, when he portrayed Laura Palmer's boyfriend, Bobby Briggs, in the show "Twin Peaks", a role he reprised in David Lynch's film prequel "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me" in 1992. While he continued to be drawn to genre offerings--in 1995, he starred in "W.E.I.R.D. World", a television pilot written and produced by the team responsible for the "Tales from the Crypt" HBO series--he eventually took on a more conventional co-starring role in the television drama "Crisis Center". After appearing in such series as "Dawson's Creek" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", Ashbrook co-starred in the television series "Crash".

Relationships

Daphne Ashbrook

Sister
born on January 30, 1963

Marisa Tomei Actor

Companion
Dated from 1997-98

Marissa Tomei

Companion
dated in 1997

Milestones

2000

Portrayed Charles Van Doren in an L.A. production of Richard Greenberg's "Night and Her Stars"

1997

Returned to series TV in "Crisis Center"

1992

Had title role of Clyde Barrow in the TV-movie "Bonnie and Clyde: The True Story"

1992

Reprised his TV role in the feature "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me"

1990

Cast as Bobby Briggs on the cult ABC series "Twin Peaks"

1988

Feature acting debut, "Return of the Living Dead, Part II"

1987

TV-movie debut, "Just a Regular Kid"

TV acting debut on series, "Cagney & Lacey" at age 18

Signed by sister's agent on strength of high school performance

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