Steve Witting

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Steve Witting
Years active1984–present

Steve Witting is an American actor. He began his career in the 1980s comedy series Valerie (1987) as David Hogan's (Jason Bateman) nerdy friend Bert.[1]

Early life[edit]

Witting began acting by joining Richmond Hill High School drama club in Queens, where he was encouraged by Alfred Christie,[1] a teacher who ran Hampton Playhouse in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. In 1977, Witting, who was 17 at the time, moved to New Hampshire to work at the Hampton Playhouse as an apprentice.[1]


Witting has appeared in several other TV series and films, including Batman Returns (1992), Hoffa (1992) and Shutter Island (2010). He made his directorial debut in 1991 when he directed an episode of Step by Step (1991). Witting also played the main role in a full motion video game for the Sega Mega CD called Wirehead.[2] He played a role in The Wolf of Wall Street.

Many summers throughout his career Witting returned to the Hampton Playhouse as either an actor or director until the Playhouse was demolished in 2001.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Witting met his wife, Renee Rogers, while she was an apprentice at the Hampton Playhouse.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
1984 The Flamingo Kid Frank
1992 Batman Returns Josh
1992 Hoffa Eliot Cookson
1993 Dave Secret Service #1
1993 Stone Soup Frank
2002 Catch Me If You Can Manager
2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats PSIC Worker #1
2010 Shutter Island Doctor
2012 Men in Black 3 MIB Agent Uncredited
2013 Identity Thief Bus Station Attendant Carl
2013 Bad Words Proctor at Spelling Bee
2013 Gods Behaving Badly Carl
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street SEC Attorney #2
2014 The Longest Week Museum Host
2015 The Family Fang Art Critic Jacob Deforest
2017 The Post NY Times Staffer
2018 Game Night Clown
2019 The Irishman Judge William Miller
2023 Killers of the Flower Moon Dr. James Shoun


Year Title Role Notes
1986 Perfect Strangers Delivery Man Episode: "Check This"
1987–1991 The Hogan Family Burt 52 episodes
1991 Babes Leon Greenhulch Episode: "The Last Temptation of Marlene"
1991, 1993 Matlock Young Ben Matlock 2 episodes
1994 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Leo Episode: "Clothes Make the Man"
1995 Family Matters Martin 2 episodes
1995 Maybe This Time Douglas Episode: "Out, Out, Damn Radio Spot!"
1997 Chicago Sons Eddy Episode: "Pilot"
1999 It's Like, You Know... Jace Episode: "Memories of Me"
1999 3rd Rock from the Sun Ted Episode: "The Fifth Solomon"
2000 G vs E Special Agent Carlton Grissom Episode: "M Is for Morlock"
2000 Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For Speaker / Member of Press Television film
2001 The Hughleys Director Episode: "Whatchoo Stalkin' About, Willis?"
2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Peter Walker Episode: "Identity Crisis"
2002 Malcolm in the Middle Announcer 2 episodes
2004 Joan of Arcadia Band Teacher Episode: "No Bad Guy"
2006 Night Stalker Mr. Corey Episode: "Into Night"
2008 30 Rock Rob Episode: "Reunion"
2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent George Episode: "Folie a Deux"
2010 Boardwalk Empire Funeral Director Episode: "Boardwalk Empire"
2011 CollegeHumor Originals No Beard Santa Episode: "The Twelve Beards of Christmas"
2013 Good Luck Charlie Doug Dooley Episode: "The Unusual Suspects"
2014 Neckpee Island Jack O'Bannon Television film
2015 Adam Ruins Everything Texas Democrat Episode: "Adam Ruins Voting"
2016 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Wally Episode: "Mac & Dennis Move to the Suburbs"
2017 Ozark Bank Manager Episode: "Sugarwood"
2018 Arrested Development Derek Episode: "An Old Start"
2018 Ray Donovan John Crane Episode: "He Be Tight. He Be Mean."
2020 The Outsider Herbert Zucker 4 episodes
2020 Bull Priest Episode: "The Ex Factor"
2022 Tulsa King Donnie Shore Episode: "Go West, Old Man"


  1. ^ a b c d Sullivan, J. Courtney (March 1, 2009). "Memories of a Mentor Who Inspired Generations of Actors". The New York Times.
  2. ^ The J Man (2 July 2007). "Wirehead". Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  3. ^ Michael Bisceglia (2 July 2007). "Paying tribute to Hampton Playhouse". Retrieved 4 June 2012.

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