Jeff Wincott

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Jeff Wincott
Jeff Wincott, NYC, 2016-7.jpg
Actor Jeff Wincott stands in front of a bus advertising the HBO mini-series, The Night Of, in which he co-starred.
Born Jeffrey Howard Piero Wincott
(1956-05-08) 8 May 1956 (age 61)
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Alma mater Ryerson University Theatre School
Occupation Actor
Martial artist
Years active 1976–present
Spouse(s) Dr. Charlotte Wincott (m. 2003-present)
Children 2
Parent(s) Lucia Wincott (mother)
William Wincott (father)
Family Michael Wincott (brother)< Bill Wincott (brother)/small>

Jeffrey Wincott (born May 8, 1956) is a Canadian actor and martial artist best known for his Gemini Award-nominated lead role in the television series Night Heat.[1] Wincott currently lives and works in the United States, and has had numerous roles in film, television, and theatre. He is the older brother of actor Michael Wincott.



Year Title Role Notes
1980 Happy Birthday Gemini Taxi Driver
1980 Prom Night Drew
1980 Quest for Fire Stunt Double (uncredited)
1985 The Big Deal Ted Powers
1986 The Boy in Blue Riley
1991 Sharkskin (short) Tony Dots
1992 Martial Law 2 Detective Sean Thompson
1992 Deadly Bet Angelo
1992 Mission Of Justice Kurt Harris
1993 Martial Outlaw Agent Kevin White
1994 Open Fire Alec McNeil Also Associate Producer
1994 The Killing Machine (1994 film) Harlin Garrett Also Associate Producer
1995 No Exit John Stoneman Also Associate Producer
1995 Street Law John Ryan Also Associate Producer and Fight Choreographer
1995 The Donor Billy Castle Also Associate Producer
1995 Last Man Standing Detective Kurt Bellmore Also Co-Producer
1996 Whiskey, Riddles, and Dandelion Wine Roger
1996 When The Bullet Hits The Bone Dr. Jack Davies Also Associate Producer
1996 Profile For Murder Michael Weinberg
1997 The Undertakers Wedding Rocco
1997 Future Fear Dr. John Denniel
2000 Paper Bullets Dickerson
2001 BattleQueen 2020 Spencer
2001 Pressure Point Rudy Wicker
2002 Outside The Law Michael Peyton
2003 Stealing Candy Spinell
2003 S.W.A.T. Ed Taylor
2007 Decisive Moment (short) Cliff Foust Best Actor 48hr Film Festival Richmond, VA
2007 The Invasion Transit Cop
2007 Lustig German Sgt. short
2008 House of Fallen Lucifer
2008 Lake City Leo
2009 Neighborhood Watch Jeff short
2010 The Last Dinner Warden short
2010 Unstoppable Jesse
2016 Behind Bars Kidd (short) Writer, producer and director
2017 Bolden! Johnny Collins Post-Production
2017 #Like Detective Horne Post Production


Year Title Role Notes
1978–1979 King of Kensington Jeff appeared in 2 episodes
1979–1983 The Littlest Hobo Barry McLeod/Mel appeared in 3 episodes
1983–1984 Hangin' In Daryl/Carl/Paul appeared in 3 episodes
1984–1989 Night Heat Detective Frank Giambone appeared in all 96 episodes
1989 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Tom King Episode: "Skeleton In The Closet"
1989 Matlock Spencer Hamilton Episodes: "Hunting Party: Part 1" "Hunting Party: Part 2"
1990–1991 Top Cops Robert Challice/Rocky Bridges/Joe Partington appeared in 3 episodes
1992 Secret Service Sheppard appeared in 2 episodes
1991–1993 Counterstrike Lexington/Rik Allen appeared in 2 episodes
1998 Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms Eric Devereaux Television film
1998 Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business Television film
1999 Cold Squad Thomas Sterling Brown Episode: "Dead End"
2000 Code Name: Eternity Breed Episode: "The Hunter"
2000 Earth: Final Conflict Malley/Phantom Episode: "Phantom Companion"
2000–2002 Relic Hunter Rollin Harley/Jonathan Quelch appeared in 2 episodes
2002 Mutant X Grady Colt Episode: "Whose Woods These Are"
2003 JAG Captain Masters Episode: "Complications"
2003 24 Davis appeared in 2 episodes
2005 NCIS Gunnery Sgt. Leeka Episode: "Red Cell"
2006 Sons of Butcher Ram Punchington/Duster Killby/Jack Nimble voice in 4 episodes
2007 Cleaverville Michael (TV movie)
2008 The Wire Johnny Weaver Episode "-30-"
2009 Drop Dead Diva Security Chief Episode: "Dead Model Walking"
2009 One Tree Hill Attorney Episode: "Some Roads Lead Nowhere"
2011 Person of Interest Lieutenant Allan Gilmore Episode: "The Fix"
2012–2015 Blue Bloods ESU/Captain Mancuso Episodes: "Family Business" "Occupational Hazards"
2012 The Good Wife Tim Resnick Episode: "Battle of The Proxies"
2008–2013 Sons of Anarchy Jimmy Cacuzza appeared in 3 episodes
2014 The Lizzie Borden Chronicles Marshal Hilliard appeared in 5 episodes
2016 The Night Of Detective Lucas appeared in 3 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
1986 Gemini Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Night Heat Nominated
2016 Toronto Independent Film Festival Festival Director's Award Behind Bars Won

Video Games[edit]

Year Title Role
2013 Grand Theft Auto V Casey

Theatre Work[edit]

Year Title Role
1976 Red Peppers Bert Bentley
1976 Still Life Albert Godby
1977 Anne of a Thousand Days Mark Smeaton
1978 Romeo and Juliet Tybalt
1979 Play It Again, Sam Bogie
1980 Bent Wolf/Kapo


  1. ^ M. Ray Lott - 2004 The American Martial Arts Film 0786418362 p155 "For a number of years Jeff Wincott honed his acting skills by playing a kick- boxing police officer on Night Heat, a late ... Good chemistry between Wincott and veteran character actor Jonathan Banks distinguish this film, also from Pepin-Merhi Entertainment, while in Open Fire, Wincott plays a hotheaded ex-FBI agent who fights terrorists in a chemical plant.

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