Johann Urb

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Johann Urb
Born (1977-01-24) 24 January 1977 (age 39)
Tallinn, Estonia
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, producer
Years active 2001–present
Spouse(s) Erin Axtell
(m. 2007–2010)

Johann Urb (born 24 January 1977) is an Estonian-born American actor and former model.

Early life and education[edit]

Johann was born in Tallinn as the son of a musician Tarmo Urb. At the age of ten Johann moved to live in Finland with his mother and her new Finnish husband. Mostly they stayed in Tampere. When Johann turned 17, he moved to the United States where his father lived as he started his career in modeling in New York, which led him later on to pursuing a career in acting.[1] He studied in the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.[2]


In 2001, Urb landed a small part in the film Zoolander. Later, he made an appearance in the short film Fear of Feathers and had a role in one episode of CSI: Miami. In 2004, Urb appeared in the short-running television series The Mountain. Following that, he guest starred in several television shows and made smaller film roles.

Urb would then get his first major film role in The Hottie and the Nottie in 2008. The next year, Urb made a short appearance in Roland Emmerich's disaster epic 2012 as a heroic pilot and he played a journalist in the fantasy TV-series Eastwick. He also played the part of Leon S. Kennedy in Resident Evil: Retribution, which was released in 2012.[3] Most recently he has been playing the part of US Park Ranger, Burt Moore, the boyfriend of Abby Sciuto in the series NCIS.



Year Title Role Notes
2001 Zoolander Mugatu Bodyguard
2003 Fear of Feathers Hunk short
2006 All In Jake
2006 Life Happens Jason short
2007 Bank Job, TheThe Bank Job Brandon video
2007 1408 Surfer Dude
2008 Hottie and the Nottie, TheThe Hottie and the Nottie Johann Wulrich
2008 Strictly Sexual Joe Brandon
2009 Hired Gun Ryan Decker
2009 2012 Sasha Hoho
2009 Pornstar Cannon Balls
2010 Toxic Greg
2011 Little Bit of Heaven, AA Little Bit of Heaven Doug uncredited
2011 Hot Dog Water Sexy Guy short
2011 Small Gods Owen Young short
2011 Dorfman in Love Jay Cleary
2012 Resident Evil: Retribution Leon S. Kennedy
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Miss Match David Episode: "Who's Your Daddy?"
2004 CSI: Miami Brad Tustin Episode: "Stalkerazzi"
2004 The Mountain Travis Thorson Main cast
2005 Love's Long Journey Fyn Anders TV film
2006 Prescriptions Vegan Rick
2006 Entourage Ken Episode: "Vegas Baby, Vegas!"
2006 Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman, TheThe Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman Doug 2 episodes: "Tumor Has It" and "Pounded"
2006 'Til Death Greg Episode: "The Wood Pile"
2007 Dash 4 Cash TV film
2007 Dirt Johnny Gage Recurring, 5 episodes
2007 Hidden Palms Steve Episode: "Dangerous Liaisons"
2008 One Tree Hill Nick Episode: "Four Years, Six Months, Two Days"
2008 Gunfighter's Pledge, AA Gunfighter's Pledge Lars Anderson TV film
2008 Knight Rider Skyler Rand Episode: "Knight of the Iguana"
2009 Eastwick Will St. David Main cast, 11 episodes
2010 100 Questions Cade Episode: "Have You Ever Had a One-Night Stand?"
2011 Strictly Sexual: The Series Joe Main cast, 6 episodes
2011 Glades, TheThe Glades Kyle Wheeler Episode: "Beached"
2011 Hallelujah PJ TV film
2013 Californication Robbie Mac 3 episodes
2013 CSI: NY Grant Holliston Episode: "Nine Thirteen"
2013 Family Guy voice Episode: "12 and a Half Angry Men"
2014 NCIS Burt Moore 2 Episodes: "Kill The Messenger" and "Semper Fortis"


Year Film Notes
2008 Pornstar


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