May 10, 1970 |
Houston, Texas, United States
Dallas Mark Roberts (born May 10, 1970) is an American actor. He most recently played Milton Mamet in season three of AMC's The Walking Dead (2012–2013). He was a regular on Seasons 2 and 3 of Unforgettable as Eliot Delson, and has a recurring role as Owen Cavanaugh on The Good Wife since Season 2.
Early life and education
Roberts was born and raised in Houston, Texas, where he attended Paul Revere Middle School and Robert E. Lee High School. He moved to Sarasota, Florida, where he graduated from Sarasota High School in 1988 and attended Manatee Community College. In 1990, Roberts was accepted to the Juilliard School in New York City, where he graduated in 1994 as a member of the Drama Division's Group 23.
Roberts is primarily based in New York City, where he regularly appears in theatrical productions. Off-Broadway he has appeared in a revival of Lanford Wilson's Burn This, opposite Edward Norton and Catherine Keener; in Adam Rapp's Nocturne, for which he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award; and in Caryl Churchill's A Number, opposite Sam Shepard and later Arliss Howard, among others. He was slated to make his Broadway debut as Tom Wingfield in a revival of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie opposite Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson and Josh Lucas, but was replaced by Christian Slater during rehearsals.
Roberts' film work includes the screen adaptation of Michael Cunningham's A Home at the End of the World, and supporting roles in Walk the Line and The Notorious Bettie Page, among others. He had a regular role on the Showtime drama The L Word. He starred in the AMC original series Rubicon as Miles Fiedler, a genius intelligence analyst at a national think tank. He has made guest appearances in twelve episodes to date on The Good Wife. He has also made many appearances on Law & Order and its spinoff, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
- A Home at the End of the World (2004)
- Walk the Line (2005)
- Winter Passing (2005)
- The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
- The L Word (2006)
- Sisters (2006)
- Flicka (2006)
- Joshua (2007)
- Lovely By Surprise (2007)
- 3:10 to Yuma (2007)
- Ingenious (2009)
- Shrink (2009)
- Tell-Tale (2009)
- The River Why (2010)
- The Factory (2010)
- Rubicon (2010)
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2010)
- The Good Wife (2010–present)
- The Grey (2012)
- The Walking Dead (2012–13)
- Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
- Shadow People (2013)
- Unforgettable (2013–2014)
- Chicago P.D. & Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2 hour special 2015)
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- Huisking, Charlie (July 19, 2004). "Roberts rules". Herald-Tribune.
- Handelman, Jay (August 1, 2010). "Navigating the 'Rubicon'". Herald-Tribune.
- "Alumni News". The Juilliard School. September 2007. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.
- Napoleon, Davi (February 19, 2010). "Christine Jones: Creating "Theater for One", Designing 'American Idiot'". The Faster Times.
- Dallas Roberts at the Internet Movie Database
- Dallas Roberts at the Internet Broadway Database
- Dallas Roberts at the Internet Off-Broadway Database