May 21, 1961|
Moberly, Missouri, U.S.
October 18, 2017 (aged 56)|
Burbank, California, U.S.
Brent Briscoe (May 21, 1961 – October 18, 2017) was an American actor and screenwriter.
Briscoe was born in Moberly, Missouri. After completing 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.
Briscoe was hospitalized in October 2017 after taking a fall. It led to internal bleeding and heart complications that resulted in his death on October 18, 2017 at the age of 56.
Filmography as actor
|1993||Ghost Brigade||Raider #2|
|1996||Sling Blade||Scooter Hodges|
|1998||Another Day in Paradise||Clem|
|Break Up||County Sheriff #2|
|A Simple Plan||Lou Chambers|
|1999||The Minus Man||Chief of Police|
|The Thirteenth Year||Big John Wheatley||TV Movie|
|Crazy in Alabama||Jury Foreman / Chester Vinson's voice|
|The Green Mile||Bill Dodge|
|Man on the Moon||Heavyset Technician|
|2001||Double Take||Junior Barnes|
|Say It Isn't So||Detective Vic Vetter|
|Mulholland Drive||Detective Neal Domgaard|
|The Majestic||Sheriff Cecil Coleman|
|2002||It's All About You||Bathroom patron|
|Waking up in Reno||Russell Whitehead|
|Journey of Redemption||Badge|
|2003||The Big Empty||Dan|
|2004||Spider-Man 2||Garbage man|
|2006||Bon Cop, Bad Cop||Judd|
|Bachelor Party Vegas||Big Gut Mel||Video|
|In the Valley of Elah||Detective Hodge|
|Mr. Woodcock||Barber #2|
|Home of the Giants||Prock|
|Randy and the Mob||Griff Postell|
|National Treasure: Book of Secrets||Michael O'Laughlen|
|Black Crescent Moon||Earl|
|Yes Man||Homeless guy|
|2009||The Smell of Success||Shotgun Farmer|
|The Grind||Brent B|
|2010||The Killer Inside Me||Bum / The Stranger / Visitor|
|Dirty Girl||Officer Perry|
|2011–2015||Parks and Recreation||JJ||TV Series|
|2012||Jayne Mansfield's Car||Bobby|
|The Dark Knight Rises||Veteran Cop|
|Born Wild||Kyle Rich|
|Ambush at Dark Canyon||Morgan Heinz|
|Atlas Shrugged Part III: Who Is John Galt?||Dispatcher|
|Hello, My Name Is Frank||Puggis Tripp|
|2017||Twin Peaks||Detective Dave Macklay||TV Series|
Filmography as writer
- Evening Shade (2 episodes, 1994)
- The Right to Remain Silent (1996) (teleplay)
- Waking Up in Reno (2002)
- "Brent Briscoe". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-10-20.
- Matt Fernandez (2017-10-20). "Brent Briscoe, 'Twin Peaks' and 'Parks and Recreation' Actor, Dies at 56 – Variety". Variety.com. Retrieved 2017-10-24.
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