Brent Briscoe

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Brent Briscoe
Born (1961-05-21)May 21, 1961
Moberly, Missouri, U.S.
Died October 18, 2017(2017-10-18) (aged 56)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, writer
Years active 1991–2017

Brent Briscoe (May 21, 1961 – October 18, 2017) was an American actor and screenwriter.

Briscoe was born in Moberly, Missouri. After finishing his education at the University of Missouri, Briscoe launched his career as a theater actor. He then segued into screenwriting and acting in feature films. He moved to Los Angeles permanently after working with Billy Bob Thornton on Sling Blade. He also frequently worked with Mark Fauser, who was his college roommate.[1]

Briscoe died in October 2017 at the age of 56.[2]

Filmography as actor[edit]

Year Title Role
2017 Twin Peaks Detective Dave Macklay
2016 Hello, My Name Is Frank Puggis Tripp
2014 Zombeavers Winston Gregorson
2012 The Dark Knight Rises Veteran Cop
2011–2015 Parks and Recreation JJ
2010 Dirty Girl Officer Perry
The Killer Inside Me Bum / The Stranger / Visitor
2009 Extract Phil
2008 The Grind Brent B
Yes Man Homeless guy
2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets Michael O'Laughlen
In the Valley of Elah Detective Hodge
2006 Bachelor Party Vegas Big Gut Mel
Home of the Giants Prock
2005 Twitches Painter
2004 Spider-Man 2 Garbage man
2002 Waking up in Reno Russell Whitehead
2001 The Majestic Sheriff Cecil Coleman
Mulholland Drive Detective Neal Domgaard
Driven Crusher
2000 The Green Mile Bill Dodge
1999 The Thirteenth Year Big John Wheatley
Crazy in Alabama Jury Foreman/Chester Vinson's voice
The Minus Man Chief of Police
1998 A Simple Plan Lou Chambers
Another Day in Paradise Clem
1997 U Turn Boyd
1996 Sling Blade Scooter Hodges

Filmography as writer[edit]


  1. ^ "Brent Briscoe". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-10-20. 
  2. ^ Colburn, Randall (2017-10-20). "R.I.P. Brent Briscoe, Twin Peaks actor has died at 56". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017-10-20. 

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