Miguel Ferrer

Actor, Comic book writer, Musician
Intense character actor who specializes in playing cranky or seamy types. Ferrer first gained notice in films as the greedy businessman who played an instrumental role in the creation of "Robocop" (1987). He is also ... Read more »
Born: 02/07/1955 in Santa Monica, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (89)

Twin Peaks 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

3rd Rock From the Sun 1994 - 1995, 1997 - 2000, 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Adventure Time With Finn and Jake 1994 - 1995, 1997 - 2000, 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Voice

ER 1994 - 1995, 1997 - 2000, 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Fallen Angels 1994 - 2000, 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lateline 1997 - 2000, 2013 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

NCIS: Los Angeles 1997 - 2000, 2012 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Protector 1997 - 2000, 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Far Away Eyes 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rio 2 2014 (Movie)

Big Boss (Voice)

Iron Man 3 2013 (Movie)

Vice President Rodriguez (Actor)

The Courier 2011 (Movie)

Mr. Capo (Actor)

Psych 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bionic Woman 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Medium 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Crossing Jordan 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Robot Chicken 2006 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Man 2005 (Movie)

Agent Peters (Actor)

Silver City 2004 (Movie)

Cliff Castleton (Actor)

The Manchurian Candidate 2004 (Movie)

Colonel Garrett (Actor)

L.A. County 187 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Sightings: Heartland Ghost 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Organized Crime: A World History 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Narrator

Sunshine State 2002 (Movie)

Lester (Actor)

Battle Group: Halsey 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Narrator

Intimate Portrait: Karen Duffy 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Matisse and Picasso: A Gentle Rivalry 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Voice

The Enforcers 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Narrator

Disney's Hercules 1998 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

Traffic 2000 (Movie)

Eduardo Ruiz (Actor)

U.S. Marshals 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

Was Justice Denied? 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

Where's Marlowe? 1999 (Movie)

Joe Boone (Actor)

Brave New World 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

I Survived a Disaster 3 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Narrator

Mulan 1998 (Movie)

of Shan-Yu (Voice)

Mr. Magoo 1997 (Movie)

Ortega Peru (Actor)

Stephen King's The Night Flier 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca 1997 (Movie)

Centeno (Actor)

Encounters: The Hidden Truth 1993 - 1996 (TV Show)

Narrator

In the Groove 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Return of Hunter 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Blank Check 1994 (Movie)

Quigley (Actor)

Cigarettes and Coffee 1994 (Movie)

(Actor)

Stephen King's The Stand 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Another Stakeout 1993 (Movie)

Tony Castellano (Actor)

Hot Shots! Part Deux 1993 (Movie)

Harbinger (Actor)

Point of No Return 1993 (Movie)

Kaufman (Actor)

Scam 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Harvest 1993 (Movie)

Charlie Pope (Actor)

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me 1992 (Movie)

Albert Rosenfield (Actor)

Broken Badges 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Drug Wars: the Camarena Story 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Revenge 1990 (Movie)

Amador (Actor)

The Guardian 1990 (Movie)

Ralph Hess (Actor)

The Thing From the Grave 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

DeepStar Six 1989 (Movie)

Snyder (Actor)

Shannon's Deal 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Valentino Returns 1989 (Movie)

The Biker (Actor)

Badlands 2005 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf 1988 (Movie)

Paul Kiley (Actor)

Kung Fu: The Next Generation 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Robocop 1987 (Movie)

Morton (Actor)

Flashpoint 1984 (Movie)

Roget (Actor)

Lovelines 1984 (Movie)

Dragon (Actor)

Star Trek III 1984 (Movie)

First Officer (Actor)

Truckin' Buddy McCoy 1983 (Movie)

Pete (Actor)

Heartbreaker 1980 (Movie)

Angel (Actor)

All Souls (TV Show)

Actor

As Ye Sow (TV Show)

Actor

Brave New World (Movie)

DHC (Actor)

Bruce Lee: The Immortal Dragon (TV Show)

Narrator

Cruel Doubt (TV Show)

Actor

Downpayment on Murder (TV Show)

Actor

In the Shadow of a Killer (TV Show)

Actor

Incident at Deception Ridge (TV Show)

Actor

Murder in High Places (TV Show)

Actor

On the Air (TV Show)

Actor

Project: ALF (TV Show)

Actor

Royce (TV Show)

Actor

Scam (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Intense character actor who specializes in playing cranky or seamy types. Ferrer first gained notice in films as the greedy businessman who played an instrumental role in the creation of "Robocop" (1987). He is also remembered as Albert Rosenfield, the foul-tempered FBI forensics expert, on David Lynch's cult soap, "Twin Peaks" (ABC, 1990-91) and in the feature "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" (1992).

Relationships

Lucas Brandon Jose Ferrer

Son
born in June 1993 mother Leilani Sarelle

Monsita Botwick

Sister
born in 1960 mother, Rosemary Clooney

George Clooney Actor

Cousin
Born May 6, 1961; son of Nick Clooney and Nina Bruce Clooney

Rosemary Clooney

Mother
married on July 13, 1953 divorced in 1962 remarried in 1963, divorced again in 1966 Jose Ferrer's third wife had five children together talented pop songstress of the 1950s who also acted in several Hollywood features died 2002 of lung cancer

Jose Ferrer

Father
appeared with Miguel in a 1981 episode of "Magnum, "P.I." acted in several dozen Hollywood and international films won an Oscar as Best Actor for "Cyrano de Bergerac" (1950) died in 1992

Gabriel Ferrer

Brother
born in 1959 mother Rosemary Clooney married to singer-actress Debby Boone they have four children together: Jordan (born c. 1980), twin girls Gabrielle and Dustin (born c. 1983) and Tessa (born c. 1986)

Rafael Ferrer

Brother
born in 1956 mother Rosemary Clooney

Maria Ferrer

Sister
born in 1957 mother Rosemary Clooney

Leticia Ferrer

Half-Sister
born in 1940 mother, Uta Hagen

Leilani Sarelle

Wife
featured in "Basic Instinct" (1992) met on the set of the film "Harvest"

Milestones

2005

Cast opposite Samuel L. Jackson and Eugene Levy in the comedy "The Man"

2004

Cast in the remake of the 1962 thriller "The Manchurian Candidate"

2004

Cast in John Sayles’ political satire "Silver City" which starred Chris Cooper, Kris Kristofferson, Daryl Hannah and Richard Dreyfuss

2001

Cast as the title character's boss, a medical examiner, on the NBC serie "Crossing Jordan"

2000

Offered a memorable turn as a drug informant in the acclaimed film "Traffic"

1998

Co-starred in the NBC midseason replacement sitcom "Lateline"

1993

First feature lead, "The Harvest"

1992

Cast as a regular on David Lynch's short-lived period sitcom, "On the Air"

1992

Recreated the role of Albert Rosenfield for the feature "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me"

1990

Starred as Beau Jack Bowman on the CBS cop drama, "Broken Badges"

1990

Recurring role as Albert Rosenfield, the irritable FBI pathologist, on David Lynch's TV series, "Twin Peaks"

1990

Recurring role as Todd Spurrier on "Shannon's Deal"

1987

Breakthrough feature supporting role, "Robocop"

1983

Feature debut, "Heartbreaker" (completed 1981)

1975

Acting and TV debut, as a drummer on "Sunshine"

1962

Inspired to play the drums at age eight after watching Little Ricky play on "I Love Lucy"

Urged to act by former child actor, friend and fellow musician Bill Mumy, then co-starring in the NBC sitcom, "Sunshine"

Decided to become a professional drummer after watching Ringo Starr perform with the Beatles on "The Ed Sullivan Show"

Began touring with several bands during his late teens

Selected as one of three drummers to play on Keith Moon's solo album along with Ringo Starr and Leon Russell

Participated in recording sessions

Bonus Trivia

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Ferrer writes for Marvel Comics with his partner, the former child star Bill Mumy. They created and wrote the limited series, "The Comet Man" and the "Graphic Novel", "The Dreamwalker". This dynamic duo also created "Trypto the Acid Dog", and wrote several stories for the "Marvel Comics Presents" anthology series, "Clive Barker's Hellraiser", and "Swamp Thing".

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Ferrer performs with The Jenerators, a six-piece rock band which plays such L.A. clubs as the Palomino, Blak & Blu and At My Place.

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Actor George Clooney is Ferrer's cousin.

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