John Roselius

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John Roselius
Born August 19, 1944
Other names John L. Roselius
Occupation Actor
Years active 1976 - 1999

John Roselius (born August 19, 1944) is a well-known American film and television actor. He is married and has one daughter named Gena Roselius, named after Gena Rowlands, the wife of famous independent film director John Cassavetes his friend and mentor for many years. He appeared in numerous films, guest starred on many TV shows, and was the principal actor in over 200 television commercials, including the famed This Is Your Brain on Drugs public service announcement. He is also very well known in the boxing community, and was related to the decaf coffee inventor Ludwig Roselius.

Notable Show/Movie Role Year
The Deep End of the Ocean Chief Bastokovich 1999
Blast from the Past Atkinson 1999
The Truman Show Dad on Beach 1998
Con Air Skip Devers 1997
Lost Highway Detective Al 1997
High Incident Stan Wilitz 1996–1997
Space Jam Baron's Manager 1996
Devil in a Blue Dress Detective Mason 1995
JAG Admiral Drake 1995–2002
Guarding Tess Tom Bahlor 1994
State of Grace Borelli's Man 1990
Let It Ride Reardon 1989
Love Streams Ken 1984

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