John Posey (actor)

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John Posey
John Sanford Posey

(1956-02-07) February 7, 1956 (age 63)
OccupationActor, writer
Years active1986–present
Cyndi Garcia Posey
(m. 1991; died 2014)
Children3, including Tyler Posey

John Sanford Posey (born February 7, 1956) is an American actor and writer. He is known for his roles as Dr. Conrad Fenris in MTV's show Teen Wolf and Judge Will Millstone in the primetime drama How to Get Away with Murder.[1]

He was born John Sanford Posey in Hartford, Connecticut, to Joan (Armstrong) and William McCutcheon Posey Jr. He is father of three children; one of them is actor Tyler Posey.

John Posey was chosen to play Danny Tanner on the television series Full House and was cast in the unaired pilot; however, he was replaced by Bob Saget for the series premiere.[2]



Year Film Role Notes
1986 Manhunter Mr. Jacobi
1992 Out on a Limb Analyst #1
1993 RoboCop 3 Nikko's Dad
1999 California Myth Joe
2002 Thirst Ed
2010 Legendary Coach Tennent
2011 From the Head Mr. Roberts
2013 W.M.D. The President
2015 War Dog Gary Short film
2017 Teleios Atromitos Captain
2017 Altitude Pilot
2018 Extracurricular Activities Mr. Walker Post-production
2018 Black Water Captain Darrows Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1987 Full House Danny Tanner Episode: Unaired Pilot
1987 In Love and War Pasquarelli Television film
1988 Dallas Alan Bodine Episode: "The Fat Lady Singeth"
1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter David Benson Television film
1990 Cheers Lars Episode: "Ma Always Liked You Better"
1991 Seinfeld Dr. Fein Episode: "The Heart Attack"
1992 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Paramedic Episode: "Hangin' with Michelle"
1993 Against the Grain Stan Langston Guest role; 2 episodes
1994 Sweet Justice Tom Mason Episode: "The Right Thing"
1995 The Marshal Tucker Beedle Episode: "The Bounty Hunter"
1995 My Wildest Dreams John McGinnis Recurring role; 5 episodes
1995 The Price of Love Sgt. Albro Television film
1996 NewsRadio Scott Barker Episode: "The Song Remains the Same"
1996 The Client Jim Addison Episode: "Money Talks"
1997 JAG Crash Investigator Episode: "Jinx"
1997 The Pretender Stan Conrad Episode: "Ranger Jarod"
1997 Chicago Hope Pilot Episode: "Hope Against Hope"
1998 Seven Days Marshall / Plant Manager Episode: "Lifeboat"
1998 Nothing Sacred Gregory Episode: "Kindred Spirits"
1998 From the Earth to the Moon John Young Guest role; 3 episodes
1999 Love American Style Dustin Television film; Segment: Love And The Internet
2000 Family Law Ken Bowmer Episode: "The Choice"
2000 Hollywood Off-Ramp R.J. Penny Episode: "Picture This"
2001 Crossing Jordan Dr. Cal Yarborough Episode: "Believers"
2001 Providence Mr. Stanley Green Guest role; 2 episodes
2001–2003 Doc Donny / Dr. Jakke Guest role; 4 episodes
2006 ER Mr. Ramsey Episode: "If Not Now"
2006 24 Carl Mossman Episode: Day 5: 11:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
2007 Just Jordan Coach Kelly Unknown episodes
2008 Swingtown Sullivan Episode: "Surprise!"
2008 Cold Case Rick Rendell '08 Episode: "Roller Girl"
2008 Boston Legal Chief Justice Roberts Guest role; 2 episodes
2010 Healing Hands Henry Ferguson Television film
2011 NCIS Lance Simmons Episode: "Recruited"
2011 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Principal Spurell Episode: "Here Is the Fire"
2011–2017 Teen Wolf Dr. Conrad Fenris Guest role (Seasons 1, 4-6); 6 episodes
2013 Criminal Minds Detective Tom Landry Episode: "Alchemy"
2013 Drop Dead Diva Franklin Rhodes Episode: "Secret Lives"
2013 Bones Sam Gilford Episode: "The Mystery in the Meat"
2014 NCIS: Los Angeles Army General Keys Episode: "Black Budget"
2014–2015 How to Get Away with Murder Judge Bill Millstone Recurring role; 6 episodes
2015 Scorpion LAFD Rescue Director Episode: "Young Hearts Spark Fire"
2017 Stitchers Fred Overmyer Episode: "Dreamland"
2017 Lucifer Judge Guestrole, episode: "What would Lucifer do"


  1. ^ "John Posey". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Potts, Kimberly (April 11, 2014). "The Original Danny Tanner Speaks! Actor John Posey Shares the Story of Losing His 'Full House' Role to Bob Saget". Yahoo!.

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