Dennis Cockrum

While the plight of the working actor who has yet to achieve a measurable degree of stardom may be a frustrating one, Dennis Cockrum has been working steadily in film, television, and the theater for 25 years, appearing ... Read more »

Filmography

Actor (76)

I Didn't Do It 2015 (Tv Show)

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Shameless 2011 - 2014 (Tv Show)

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Gangster Squad 2013 (Movie)

Elmer Jackson (Actor)

The Mentalist 2013 (Tv Show)

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Castle 2012 (Tv Show)

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Eagleheart 2011 (Tv Show)

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Better With You 2010 (Tv Show)

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Law & Order: LA 2010 (Tv Show)

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Men of a Certain Age 2010 (Tv Show)

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Desperate Housewives 2009 (Tv Show)

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Hank 2009 (Tv Show)

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Southland 2009 (Tv Show)

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Extreme Movie 2008 (Movie)

Len's Dad (Actor)

Prison Break 2008 (Tv Show)

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Law & Order 2007 (Tv Show)

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Mama's Boy 2007 (Movie)

Bus Driver (Actor)

Bones 2006 (Tv Show)

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Boston Legal 2004, 2006 (Tv Show)

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Numb3rs 2006 (Tv Show)

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American Dreams 2005 (Tv Show)

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Charmed 2005 (Tv Show)

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NCIS 2005 (Tv Show)

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Frasier 1993 - 2004 (TV Show)

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Joan of Arcadia 2004 (Tv Show)

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Malcolm in the Middle 2002, 2004 (Tv Show)

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Paparazzi 2004 (Movie)

Coroner (Actor)

Strong Medicine 2004 (Tv Show)

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7th Heaven 2003 (Tv Show)

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Daddy Day Care 2003 (Movie)

Marketing Guy (Actor)

It's All Relative 2003 (Tv Show)

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Six Feet Under 2003 (Tv Show)

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The King of Queens 2003 (Tv Show)

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3rd Rock From the Sun 1992 - 1993, 1999 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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According to Jim 2002 (Tv Show)

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Becker 2002 (Tv Show)

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2002 (Tv Show)

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Chicago Hope 1992 - 1995, 1998 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Dharma & Greg 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Enterprise 2002 (Tv Show)

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Firefly 2002 (Tv Show)

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Home Improvement 1992 - 1993, 1998 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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JAG 1992 - 1993, 1998 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Major Dad 1992 - 1993, 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Married... With Children 1992 - 1993, 1998 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Murder By Numbers 2002 (Movie)

Criminalist #1 at Ray's House (Actor)

NYPD Blue 1992 - 1993, 1998 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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The West Wing 1999, 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Three Sisters 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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The Fighting Fitzgeralds 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Zoe... 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Melrose Place 1999 (Tv Show)

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The Army Show 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Arli$$ 1998 (Tv Show)

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Desperate Measures 1998 (Movie)

Pelican Bay Head Guard (Actor)

House Rules 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Players 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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The Alarmist 1998 (Movie)

Vendor (Actor)

ER 1997 (Tv Show)

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The Glimmer Man 1996 (Movie)

Detective Tom Farrell (Actor)

George 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Cheers 1993 (Tv Show)

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The Building 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Shaking the Tree 1992 (Movie)

Mr Bannelli (Actor)

Miracles and Other Mysteries 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Miss Missouri 1990 (Movie)

2nd Cab Driver (Actor)

Uncle Buck 1989 (Movie)

Pal (Actor)

Rent-A-Cop 1988 (Movie)

Man at El (Actor)

Code of Silence 1985 (Movie)

Hood in Tavern (Actor)

Emma's Wish (TV Show)

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In a Child's Name (TV Show)

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Inherit the Wind (TV Show)

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Nothing Sacred (TV Show)

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The Last Cowboy (TV Show)

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Total Stranger (TV Show)

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Biography

While the plight of the working actor who has yet to achieve a measurable degree of stardom may be a frustrating one, Dennis Cockrum has been working steadily in film, television, and the theater for 25 years, appearing in over 85 productions. He started on the big screen as a hood battling Chuck Norris in the 1985 actioner "Code of Silence". A few roles in the Burt Reynolds/Liza Minnelli action flop "Rent-a-Cop" and the Gene Hackman/Tommy Lee Jones thriller "The Package" followed, but he landed a role as one of John Candy's buddies in John Hughes's comedy "Uncle Buck", which led to a recurring role on the offshoot TV series of the film. He starred in six episodes of the show's single-season run. For the next two decades he alternated between features and television, working constantly, and received more and more screen time as his career progressed. His TV credits include roles on programs as varied as the political drama "The West Wing" to the sitcom "Malcolm in the Middle". Cockrum can also be seen in the crime drama "Murder By Numbers".

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