Jeremy Ratchford

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Jeremy Ratchford
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Ratchford at the 8th Annual Hack n' Smack Celebrity Golf Tournament in 2011
Born (1965-08-06) August 6, 1965 (age 54)
Years active1985-present

Jeremy Ratchford (born August 6, 1965) is a Canadian actor. He starred as Nick Vera on the TV series Cold Case.


While in Canada, Ratchford played Marvel Comic book character Banshee in the live action TV super hero film Generation X. Ratchford also starred in a series of Canadian Crispy Crunch candy bar commercials.[citation needed]

When he relocated to Hollywood, California, he played a sexual predator on an episode of NYPD Blue and two episodes of The Practice, as well as the vampire Lyle Gorch in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes "Bad Eggs" and "Homecoming" before being cast on Cold Case. On Cold Case, he played detective Nick Vera.



Year Title Role Notes
1985 Hot Water Junior film debut
1986 The Vindicator Lead Biker
1987 Hearts of Fire Jimbo
1988 Short Circuit 2 Bill
1989 Prom Night III: The Last Kiss Leonard Welsh Direct-to-Video
1991 The Events Leading Up to My Death The Fireman
1992 Unforgiven Deputy Andy Russell
1993 Change of Heart Felix
1996 The Stupids Soldier
1996 Fly Away Home Glen Seifert
2000 The Crew Young Mike "The Brick" Donatelli
2001 Angel Eyes Ray Micigliano
2001 Century Hotel The Nightfly
2002 The Barber Sheriff Corgan
2008 Leatherheads Eddie
2008 Immigrants (L.A. Dolce Vita) Additional voices (voice role) English version
2009 Shipping and Receiving Glen Allen Short film
2011 Robbed Detective Flynn Short film
2011 The New Republic Agent Livingston
2013 Lost on Purpose Phill Noff
2014 Jersey Boys Police Officer
2015 Death Valley Lucas Kern
2017 Small Town Crime Orthopedic
2017 Radio 88 "Danger" Dickie Defozzio Short film
2018 Dead Women Walking Bill
2018 Give Till It Hurts Elvis


Year Title Role Notes
1985 Check It Out Brandon television debut
Episode: "Skip to the Loo"
1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Todd Episode: "Young Again"
1986 As Is Pickup #1 Television Movie
1986 Hangin' In Hit Man Episode: "Hit Man Kate"
1986 Easy Prey Billy Television Movie
1986 The Truth About Alex Dutch Television Movie
1986-1987 The Lawrenceville Stories Charley DeSoto Television Miniseries; 3 episodes
1986-1990 The Campbells Ox 8 episodes; recurring role
1987 American Playhouse Charley DeSoto Episode: "The Prodigious Hickey"
1987 CBS Schoolbreak Special Luke Episode: "The Day They Came to Arrest the Book"
1987 Night Heat Doyle 2 episodes
1988 T and T Bob Douglas Episode: "The Drop"
1988 Diamonds unknown Episode: "Man with a Gun"
1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Tom Episode: "Fogbound"
1988 War of the Worlds Student Episode: "Goliath Is My Name"
1988 9B Frankie Mitchell 2 episodes
1989 Street Legal Mark Leeson Episode: "Brotherhoods"
1991 Counterstrike Jeremy Episode: "Hidden Assets"
1991 Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop unknown Episode: "Light at the End of the Tunnel"

also known as "Katts and Dog"

1991 Top Cops Tom Kennedy Episode: "Tom Kennedy/Eddie Perez and Raul Alviso/Danny Miller"
1992 A Savage Christmas: The Fall of Hong Kong Fred Reich Television Documentary
1992 Top Cops Jim Gorry Episode: "Freddie Williams/Jim Gorry/Bruno Pezzulich"
1992 Beyond Reality unknown Episode: "Master of Darkness"
1992 Secret Service Demarco Episode: "Curiosity Killed the Cat/Murder, He Broke"
1992-1996 X-Men Banshee/Sean Cassidy (voice role) 15 episodes; recurring role
1993 Secret Service Lombardi Episode: "Brothers in Arms"
1993 Matrix Eddie Mayberry Episode: "Death and Taxes"
1993 Street Legal Jeffrey Sinclair 2 episodes
1993 The Kids in the Hall Rookie Episode: "#4.10"
1994 Getting Gotti Harvey Sanders Television Movie
1994 RoboCop J.J. Biddle Episode: "When Justice Fails"
1994 Small Gifts Evan Television Movie
Nominated - Gemini Award for Best Lead Actor in a Dramatic Program or Miniseries (1996)
1994-1995 The Busy World of Richard Scarry unknown (voice role) 4 episodes; recurring role
1995 Lonesome Dove: The Series Travis Episode: "Blood Money"
1995 The Shamrock Conspiracy Johnny McQueen Television Movie
1995 TekWar Logan Episode: "Cyberhunt"
1995 Convict Cowboy Bob Television Movie
1995 Where's the Money, Noreen? Satterfield Television Movie
1996 Generation X Sean Cassidy Television Movie
1996 Moonshine Highway Dwayne Dayton Television Movie
1996 Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm Smoke (voice role) Episode: "Old Friends Never Die"
1997 Home Invasion Raymond Television Movie
1997 The Sentinel Artie Parkman Episode: "The Girl Next Door"
1997 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Shadowy Figure (voice role) Episode: "Spy vs. Monster/Misery Date"
1997 Peacekeepers Sergeant Conrad Bitner Television Movie
1997 The Practice Gibbons Episode: "Hide and Seek"
1998 The Outer Limits Sergeant Adam Sears Episode: "Relativity Theory"
1998 Brooklyn South Robert Standley Episode: "Doggonit"
1998 Pensacola: Wings of Gold Seaton Palmer Episode: "Not in My Backyard"
1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Lyle Gorch 2 episodes
1999 JAG Lewis Beecham Episode: "Rivers' Run"
1999 Turks Tony Episode: "Lend My Your Ears"
1999 Walker, Texas Ranger Maxwell Episode: "Brothers in Arms"
1999 Poltergeist: The Legacy James "Jimmy" Boyle Episode: "Brother's Keeper"
2000 The Magnificent Seven Handsome Jack Averal Episode: "Obsession"
2000 The Wild Thornberrys Alligator (voice role) Episode: "Time Flies"
2000 Blacktop Mechanic Television Movie
2001 The Sports Pages unknown Television Movie; segment "The Heidi Bowl"
2001-2003 Blue Murder Detective Jack Pogue series regular; 39 episodes
Nominated - Gemini Award for Best Lead Actor in a Continuing Dramatic Role (2001, 2003)
2002 The Practice Gavin Brown Episode: "The Test"
2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Tommy Sconzo Episode: "Primim Non Nocere"
2002 NYPD Blue Darryl Marquette Episode: "Low Blow"
2003-2010 Cold Case Nick Vera series regular; 156 episodes
2008 Comanche Moon Charlie Goodnight Television Miniseries; Episode: "#1.3"
2010 One Angry Juror Don Burston Television Movie
2011 Shameless Detective Bernero Episode: "Father Frank, Full of Grace"
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Chet Episode: "Alaheo Pau'ole"
2012 Perception Detective Hammond Episode: "Pilot"
2012 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Detective Episode: "The Maureen Ponderosa Wedding Massacre"
2015 The Mentalist George Hoilday Episode: "Little Yellow House"
2015 Bones ATM Episode: "The Eye in the Sky"
2015 Longmire Rett Jacky Episode: "War Eagle"
2015 NCIS Baltimore Police Detective Ramsey Malone Episode: "Day in Court"
2016 Workaholics Frank Episode: "Always Bet on Blake"
2016 Chicago P.D. Jim Episode: "300,000 Likes"
2017 NCIS: New Orleans Richard Marino Episode: "NOLA Confidential"
2017 Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders Boris Episode: "The Ripper of Riga"
2018 Taken Detective Lyons Episode: "Absalom"


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