John Rue

Noted TV actor John Rue has made quite a successful career for himself playing politicians, cops and other figures of authority. Rue began landing regular work on TV in the mid-2000s, having appeared in guest spots on ... Read more »

Filmography

Actor (22)

The Blacklist 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Vinyl 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bridge of Spies 2015 (Movie)

Lynn Goodnough (Actor)

The Jack And Triumph Show 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Americans 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

They Came Together 2014 (Movie)

Bartender (Actor)

Blue Bloods 2011 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Girls 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Labor Day 2013 (Movie)

Highway Patrolman (Actor)

The Good Wife 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Person of Interest 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Boardwalk Empire 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2007, 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

You Don't Know Jack 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Damages 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2005, 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Accidental Husband 2008 (Movie)

Fireman Dispatcher (Actor)

Army Wives 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Naked Brothers Band 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The Departed 2006 (Movie)

Luncheonette Proprietor (Actor)

The Sopranos 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Imaginary Heroes 2004 (Movie)

Hal (Actor)

Biography

Noted TV actor John Rue has made quite a successful career for himself playing politicians, cops and other figures of authority. Rue began landing regular work on TV in the mid-2000s, having appeared in guest spots on "The Sopranos" (HBO, 1999-2007) and "Damages" (FX, 2007-2012), as well as episodes of "Law & Order" (NBC, 1990-2010) and its various spin-offs. Rue's breakout role came in 2010 when he nabbed the part of Atlantic City Mayor Harry Bacharach on the first season of the HBO period drama "Boardwalk Empire" (2010- ), underscoring his ability to play authoritative characters with crooked agendas.

Milestones

2011

Recurring role as Chief of Detectives Ed Hines on "Blue Bloods"

2010

Landed the part of Mayor Harry Bacharach on "Boardwalk Empire"

2007

Breakout role on "One Life to Live"

2006

Small role in "The Departed"

2004

First appearance on "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"

2001

First TV role on "Ed"

Bonus Trivia

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Known for playing politicians, cops and other figures of authority.

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Played four different characters on "Law & Order: Criminal Intent."

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Appeared in Martin Scorsese's "The Departed," and then on his cable series "Boardwalk Empire," which the director also executive produced.

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