Michael Cudlitz

Actor
Before he redefined himself as a gritty man of action in HBO's critically acclaimed "Band of Brothers" (2001) and on the fan favorite "Southland" (NBC/TNT, 2009- ), Michael Cudlitz found himself typecast by his ... Read more »
Born: 12/28/1964 in Long Island, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (81)

Beverly Hills 90210 1990 - 1999, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chicago Hope 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1999, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Home Improvement 1991 - 1992, 1998 - 1999, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

JAG 1991 - 1992, 1996 - 1999, 2004, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

L.A. Law 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1999, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

NYPD Blue 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1999, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Party of Five 1991 - 1992, 1996 - 1999, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Picket Fences 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1999, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Step by Step 1991 - 1992, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

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The Walking Dead 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

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Touched By an Angel 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1999, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cesar Chavez 2014 (Movie)

Sherriff Galen (Actor)

The Grief Tourist 2014 (Movie)

Jim Tahana (Actor)

Dark Tourist 2013 (Movie)

Jim (Actor)

Pawn Shop Chronicles 2013 (Movie)

Ben (Actor)

Southland 2008 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Silent Witness 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Inside Out 2011 (Movie)

Detective Calgrove (Actor)

Stolen 2010 (Movie)

Jonas (Actor)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2001, 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Crossing Over 2009 (Movie)

San Pedro ICE Processing Agent (Actor)

Eleventh Hour 2009 (Tv Show)

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Knight Rider 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Saving Grace 2009 (Tv Show)

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Surrogates 2009 (Movie)

Colonel Brandon (Actor)

Lost 2005, 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sex Drive 2008 (Movie)

Rick (Actor)

Tenure 2008 (Movie)

Tim (Actor)

The Cleaner 2008 (Tv Show)

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Bones 2007 (Tv Show)

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Criminal Minds 2007 (Tv Show)

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Life 2007 (Tv Show)

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Standoff 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

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CSI: New York 2006 (Tv Show)

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Close to Home 2006 (Tv Show)

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Running Scared 2006 (Movie)

Sal "Gummy Bear" Franzone (Actor)

CSI: Miami 2005 (Tv Show)

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Las Vegas 2005 (Tv Show)

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Medical Investigation 2005 (Tv Show)

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Over There 2005 (Tv Show)

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Prison Break 2005 (Tv Show)

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Six Feet Under 2000 - 2005 (TV Show)

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Sleeper Cell 2005 (Tv Show)

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The Dead Zone 2005 (Tv Show)

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Wanted (TNT) 2005 (Tv Show)

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Dr. Vegas 2004 (Tv Show)

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Nip/Tuck 2004 (Tv Show)

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Without A Trace 2004 (Tv Show)

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24 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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Family Law 2002 (Tv Show)

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Fastlane 2002 (Tv Show)

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MDs 2002 (Tv Show)

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Push, Nevada 2002 (Tv Show)

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The Agency 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Mind of the Married Man 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Practice 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Test 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

A Question of Faith 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Band of Brothers 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Philly 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Welcome to the Neighborhood 2001 (Movie)

George (Actor)

GvsE 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Snoops 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Forces of Nature 1999 (Movie)

Bartender (Actor)

Thirst 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Any Day Now 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Follow the Bitch 1998 (Movie)

Ty (Actor)

Grosse Pointe Blank 1997 (Movie)

Bob Destepello (Actor)

Leaving L.A. 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

D3: The Mighty Ducks 1996 (Movie)

Cole (Actor)

ER 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Body to Die For: The Aaron Henry Story 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Against the Grain 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Dragon: the Bruce Lee Story 1993 (Movie)

Tad Overton (Actor)

A River Runs Through It 1992 (Movie)

Chub (Actor)

The Liar's Club 1992 (Movie)

(Actor)

Homeland Security (TV Show)

Actor

Last Exit to Earth (TV Show)

Actor

Live From Baghdad (TV Show)

Actor
Art Department (1)

Nobel Son 2008 (Movie)

Propmaker (Props)
Producer (1)

The Grief Tourist 2014 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)
Executive (1)

The Moxy Show 1991 - 1999, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Executive
Other (2)

American History X 1998 (Movie)

(Construction Coordinator)

Bail Out 1989 (Movie)

(Construction)

Biography

Before he redefined himself as a gritty man of action in HBO's critically acclaimed "Band of Brothers" (2001) and on the fan favorite "Southland" (NBC/TNT, 2009- ), Michael Cudlitz found himself typecast by his naturally cherubic face in roles that rarely strayed far from high school. Cudlitz climbed the industry ladder from behind-the-scene work as a carpenter and construction coordinator to a run of high-profile guest roles on such popular TV series as "Beverly Hills 90210" (Fox, 1990-2000) and "NYPD Blue" (NBC, 1993-2005), as well as in such feature films as "A River Runs Through It" (1992), "D3: The Mighty Ducks" (1996) and "Grosse Pointe Blank" (1997). Playing teenagers well into his thirties, Cudlitz received a major career boost with his casting as Sgt. "Bull" Randleman in "Band of Brothers," a miniseries following the 101st Airborne Division's Easy Company through the European Theater during World War II. A host of man-in-uniform roles followed, including series regular status as the pragmatic SWAT team leader Frank Rogers on the short-lived "Standoff" (Fox, 2006-07), and memorable guest roles on the long-running "Lost" (ABC, 2004-2010) and "24" (Fox, 2001-2010). Cudlitz scored immediately with critics and viewers as troubled LAPD training officer John Cooper on NBC's "Southland" in 2009. Fan loyalty was key to the show surviving its network cancelation after the first season and its rescue by the cable network TNT, where Cudlitz was able to nurture one of television's most fascinating characters.

Relationships

Rachel Cudlitz

Wife
met in 1996 while both were attending CalArts

EDUCATION

California Institute of the Arts

Pasadena , California

Lakewood High School

Lakewood , New Jersey

Milestones

2009

Cast as police veteran and training officer John Cooper on "Southland" (NBC, TNT)

2006

Co-starred as FBI special agent Frank Rogers on short-lived "Standoff" (Fox)

2002

Guest starred on Fox crime drama "24"

2001

Delivered breakthrough performance as Sgt. Denver 'Bull' Randleman in HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers"

1997

Featured in the dark comedy "Grosse Pointe Blank" as a former popular student

1992

Landed recurring role as a high school jock on primetime teen soap "Beverly Hills, 90210" (Fox)

1992

Feature film debut, "A River Runs Through It"

1990

Made TV series debut on "Hull High" (NBC)

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