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Steven Weber
Weber in 2016
Steven Robert Weber

(1961-03-04) March 4, 1961 (age 63)
EducationState University of New York, Purchase (BFA)
  • Actor
  • comedian
Years active1984–present
  • (m. 1985; div. 1992)
  • (m. 1995; sep. 2013)

Steven Robert Weber[1] (born March 4, 1961)[2] is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for his role as Brian Hackett on the television series Wings, voicing Charlie B. Barkin in All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series, and portraying Jack Torrance in the TV miniseries adaptation of Stephen King's The Shining. He had a recurring role on iZombie as Vaughn du Clark. He played Mayor Douglas Hamilton on NCIS: New Orleans in a recurring role and starred as Sergeant First Class Dennis Worcester in Hamburger Hill (1987).

Early life[edit]

Weber was born in Queens, New York.[3][4] His mother, Fran (née Frankel),[1] was a nightclub singer, and his father, Stuart Weber, was a nightclub performer and manager of Borscht Belt comedians.[5] Weber is Jewish and embraces his heritage despite not having received a formal religious education.[6] Weber graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts (1979) and the State University of New York at Purchase.


Weber started appearing in TV commercials in the third grade.[7] After leaving college, he became a member of the Mirror Repertory Company and appeared opposite legendary actress Geraldine Page and Mason Adams in "Paradise Lost"[8] before winning a role as Julianne Moore's ill-tempered and ill-fated boyfriend on the CBS daytime drama As the World Turns in 1985–1986. He appeared in several motion pictures and TV mini-series, such as The Flamingo Kid, Hamburger Hill, and the acclaimed The Kennedys of Massachusetts (as the young John F. Kennedy).

His best-known role is as Brian Hackett, a skirt-chasing airplane pilot on the sitcom Wings. Several years later, Weber starred in his own short-lived half-hour comedy Cursed (later renamed The Weber Show), joined the cast of ABC's Once and Again as the tortured artist Sam Blue, and starred the next year in the acclaimed show The D.A., also for ABC. Weber also had lead roles in the 1990s films Single White Female[9] and Jeffrey.

Weber first appeared on Broadway in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing[8] and in 2001-2002 took over for Matthew Broderick as Leo Bloom in the Broadway production of The Producers. In 2005, he appeared alongside Kevin Spacey in London at the Old Vic's production of National Anthems. Weber also wrote and produced 2003's Clubland, a Showtime film in which he and Alan Alda played father and son talent agents in 1950s New York City (for which Alda was nominated for an Emmy).

He appeared in four Stephen King adaptations: Desperation (2006), "You Know They Got a Hell of a Band" from the Nightmares & Dreamscapes (2006) mini-series, ”Revelations of Becka Paulson” from the “Outer Limits” revival series, and in the television mini-series version of Stephen King's The Shining (1997), playing the murderous writer Jack Torrance. He also narrated several audiobooks, including King's novel It and works by Harlan Coben and Dean Koontz. In 1998, he played the voice of wisecracking Alsatian Charlie B. Barkin in An All Dogs Christmas Carol, a role he earlier played in 1996 in All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series.

In 2007, he rejoined former Wings co-star Tony Shalhoub in a guest role on Monk. The same year, Weber played the role of network boss Jack Rudolph in the NBC series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. In 2008, Weber starred in Alliance Group Entertainment's feature film Farm House, where he played Samael, a mysterious vineyard owner. Weber also guest starred on the drama series Brothers and Sisters as Graham Finch, a business specialist. He also guest-starred on Psych as Jack Spencer, Shawn Spencer's uncle and Henry Spencer's brother. He also starred on Desperate Housewives in 2008. Weber appeared as a recurring guest on the 2008–2009 season of the CBS crime drama Without a Trace.

He was part of the cast of the ABC show Happy Town and had a major role in the television film A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! in which he played the villain Hugh Magnate. He stars occasionally in the live action comic Puddin', alongside actor Eddie Pepitone. He narrated an unabridged audio book of Stephen King's It. Between 2012 and 2017, Weber provided the voices of several characters on the Disney XD animated series Ultimate Spider-Man. In 2014, Weber rejoined former Wings co-star Rebecca Schull in Chasing Life in recurring character roles. In 2017, Weber made a guest appearance in the Curb Your Enthusiasm (episode: "The Shucker"). In 2020, he starred opposite Fran Drescher in the NBC comedy Indebted. By 2021 he had begun a recurring role as Dr. Dean Archer in the NBC series Chicago Med.

Personal life[edit]

Weber was married to actress Finn Carter from 1985 to 1992.[10]

In 1995, he became engaged to Juliette Hohnen,[11] then the Los Angeles bureau chief for MTV News,[12] and they married on July 29 that year at Highclere Castle in Berkshire, England.[13] In March 2013, it was reported that the couple filed for divorce.[14]



Year Title Role Notes
1984 The Flamingo Kid Paul Hirsch
1985 Walls of Glass Sean
1987 The Little Fox Adult Vic Voice, English dub
Hamburger Hill Sergeant First Class Dennis Worcester
1990 Angels Rickie
1992 Single White Female Sam Rawson
1993 The Temp Brad Montroe
1994 Benders The Man
1995 Just Looking Craig
Take Out the Beast Drummond Short film
Jeffrey Jeffrey
Leaving Las Vegas Marc Nussbaum
Dracula: Dead and Loving It Jonathan Harker
1998 I Woke Up Early the Day I Died Policeman in Alley
Sour Grapes Evan Maxwell
Break Up Officer Andrew Ramsey
An All Dogs Christmas Carol Charlie B. Barkin Voice, direct-to-video[15]
1999 At First Sight Duncan Allanbrook
2000 Timecode Darren Fetzer
Common Ground Gil Roberts
Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes Hutch Rimes
Joseph: King of Dreams Simeon, Slave Trader Voice[15]
2004 Sexual Life David Wharton
2005 Inside Out Norman
The Amateurs Howard
2007 Choose Connor Lawrence Connor
2008 Farm House Samael
Zip Trip Stringer
2009 My One and Only Wallace MacAllister
2011 Son of Mourning Lt. Governor Fitch
Being Bin Laden Osama bin Laden
The Big Year Rick McIntire
A Little Bit of Heaven Rob Randolph
2012 Leader of the Pack Jerry Short
2013 Crawlspace Aldon Webber
Tom, Dick & Harriet/All's Fair in Love and Advertising Tom Burns
2014 Kiss Me Arthur
2016 Amateur Night Dr. Kurtz
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Alfred Pennyworth Voice[15]
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands: War Within the Cartel Deputy Director Davis Short film
Show Businesses Bud Short
A Thousand Junkies Moshe
Handsome Talbert Bacorn
Batman vs. Two-Face Alfred Pennyworth Voice[15]
2018 The Perfection Anton
Return to Christmas Creek Harry Television film[16]
2019 Soliloquy or The Goose Dave Voice, short
TBA You Above All Filming


Year Title Role Notes
1984 American Playhouse Tom Driscoll Episode: "Pudd'nhead Wilson"
1985-1986 As the World Turns Kevin Gibson Episode: "The Ceremony", 8–9 months of episodes
1987 Crime Story Gary Holiday Episode: "Little Girl Lost"
1989 Kojak: Fatal Flaw Conrad St. John Television film
When We Were Young Ben Kirkland Television film
1990–1997 Wings Brian Michael Hackett 172 episodes
1990 The Kennedys of Massachusetts John F. Kennedy 3 episodes
In the Line of Duty: A Cop for the Killing Matt Fisher Television film
1991 Deception: A Mother's Secret Terry Television film
Tales from the Crypt Dale Sweeney Episode: "Mournin' Mess"
1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Colonel Day Episode: "The Siege"
In the Company of Darkness Kyle Timler Television film
1994 Betrayed by Love Agent Jeff Avery Television film
1996 Stories from the Edge Drummond Segment ("Take Out the Beast")
1995–1997 Duckman Brian Hackett Voice, 2 episodes
1997 Austin Powers' Electric Psychedelic Pussycat Swingers Club The Swingers Club
1996–1998 All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series Charlie B. Barkin Voice, 20 episodes
1997 The Outer Limits 8x10 Man Episode: "The Revelation of 'Becka Paulson"
Extreme Ghostbusters Francois Russo Voice, episode: "Dry Spells"
The Shining Jack Torrance 3 episodes
Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television
1998 The Simpsons Neil Voice, episode: "King of the Hill"
1998–1999 Hercules Odysseus Voice, 2 episodes
1998 The New Batman Adventures J. Carroll Corcoran Voice, episode: "Judgment Day"[15]
Thanks of a Grateful Nation Jared Gallimore Television film
1999 Stark Raving Mad Rod Episode: "The Stalker"
The Expert Dr. John Hardy Episode: "Pilot"
Love Letters Andrew Ladd Television film
Late Last Night Jeff Television film
2000–2001 Cursed Jack Nagle 17 episodes
2000–2002 Once and Again Sam Blue 10 episodes (recurring season 1; regular season 3)
Baby Blues Dr. Gruber Voice, 2 episodes
2000 Common Ground Gil Roberts Television film
2001 Club Land Stuey Walters Television film
The Legend of Tarzan Ed Voice, episode: "Tarzan and the Mysterious Visitor"
2002 The Zeta Project Eugene Dolan Voice, episode: "Lost and Found"[15]
2002–2003 Fillmore! Various voices 4 episodes[15]
2003 The Lyon's Den Allen Forrester Episode: "Trick or Treat"
I'm with Her Kyle Britton Episode: "The Last Action Queero"
2004 The D.A. Dist. Atty. David Franks 2 episodes
Higglytown Heroes Gardener Hero Voice, episode: "Twinkle Tooth"
The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve Calvin Carter Television film
2005 Reefer Madness Jack Stone Television film
American Dad! Voice, episode: "Francine's Flashback"
Masters of Horror Frank Spivey Episode: "Jenifer"
2005–2006 Will & Grace Sam Truman 2 episodes
2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes Clark Rivingham Episode: "You Know They Got a Hell of a Band"
Stephen King's Desperation Steve Ames Television film
2006–2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Jack Rudolph 18 episodes
2007 More of Me Rex Television film
Monk Max Hudson Episode: "Mr. Monk Is on the Air"
Side Order of Life James Kendall Episode: "Funeral for a Phone"
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Matthew Braden 3 episodes
2007–2008 Brothers & Sisters Graham Finch 8 episodes
2008 Psych Jack Spencer Episode: "The Greatest Adventure in the History of Basic Cable"
Without a Trace Clark Medina 4 episodes
Desperate Housewives Lloyd Episode: "City on Fire"
2009 Party Down Ricky Sargulesh Episode: "Celebrate Ricky Sargulesh"
2010 Happy Town John Haplin 8 episodes
In Plain Sight Mike Faber 3 episodes
Backwash Oliver Episode: "Chapter Eight: Lake Pupik"
2011 Wainy Days Mr. Stickland Episode: "Kelly and Arielle Part 3"
Parenthood Jack Kraft Episode: "Slipping Away"
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Ben Langston Episode: "Cadaver"
Falling Skies Dr. Michael Harris 3 episodes
2009-2011 Web Therapy Robert Lachman 5 episodes
2011 A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! Hugh J. Magnate Jr. Television film
Untitled Allan Loeb Project Lomax
2012–2017 Ultimate Spider-Man Norman Osborn / Green Goblin / Iron Patriot / Goblin King, Trapster, Venom, Green Goblin (Ultimate), Fancy Dan, additional voices Voice, 28 episodes[15]
2012 Hot in Cleveland Kyle 2 episodes
The Daly Show Episode: "The Daly Wings"
Leap Year Remy Doyle 2 episodes
Wilfred Jeremy 3 episodes
2012–2016 2 Broke Girls Martin Channing 3 episodes
2012 Ruth & Erica Cameron 2 episodes
Malibu Country Pete Episode: "Bro Code"
Duke Terry Polaski Television film
2013 Eve of Destruction Dr. Karl Cameron 2 episodes
2013–2014 Dallas Governor Sam McConaughey 5 episodes
2013 Childrens Hospital John Tandy Episode: "Old Fashioned Day"
The Flipside Episode: "Mittrel Ave"
2014 Regular Show Jumpin' Jim Voice, episode: "Rigby in the Sky with Burrito"[15]
2014–2015 Chasing Life Dr. George Carver 22 episodes
2014 Murder in the First Bill Wilkerson 10 episodes
Bad Teacher Ray Episode: "What's Old Is New"
How to Get Away with Murder Max St. Vincent Episode: "It's All Her Fault"
2014–2017 NCIS: New Orleans Councilman/Mayor Douglas Hamilton 18 episodes
2015 Helix Brother Michael 8 episodes
Sleepy Hollow Thomas Jefferson Episode: "What Lies Beneath"
Community Detective Butcher Episode: "Ladders"
2015–2016 House of Lies Ron Zobel 6 episodes
2015 The Comedians Jamie Dobbs 2 episodes
2015–2016 iZombie Vaughn Du Clark 11 episodes
2015 The Mindy Project James Episode: "The Departed"
2017–2020 13 Reasons Why Principal Gary Bolan 26 episodes
2017–2018 Ballers Julian Anderson 5 episodes
2017 :Dryvrs Doug Episode: "Scare Tactics""
Curb Your Enthusiasm The Shucker Episode: "The Shucker"
2017–2018 Mom Patrick Janikowski 6 episodes
2017 The Librarians Saint of Thieves Episode: "And the Christmas Thief"
2018 Avengers Assemble Beyonder Voice, 4 episodes[15]
Marvel Rising: Initiation George Stacy Voice, 2 episodes[15]
2018-2019 Get Shorty Lawrence Budd 11 episodes
2018 Channel Zero Abel Carnacki 6 episodes
2019 Drunk History Various 2 Episodes
Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? Alfred Pennyworth Voice, episode: "What a Night for a Dark Knight!"[15]
This Close Michael's Dad 2 episodes
The Bravest Knight The Head Knight 3 episodes
2020 Indebted Stew Klein Main cast, 13 episodes
2021–present Chicago Med Dr. Dean Archer Recurring (Season 6),
Main Cast (Season 7-)
2023 Celebrity Jeopardy! Himself Contestant


Year Title Role Notes
1984–1985 The Real Thing Billy
1984 Come Back Little Sheba Bruce
1985 Homefront Jeremy
1986 Loot Various
1988 Made in Bangkok [8][9]
2002–2003 The Producers Leo Bloom
2005 National Anthems Arthur Cook The Old Vic
2009 The Philanthropist Donald
2013 The Parisian Woman Tom
2017 Mamma Mia! Bill Austin Hollywood Bowl

Radio/podcast/audio book[edit]

Year Title Role
2001 Tell No One by Harlan Coben Narrator, Audie Award winner
2009 Long Lost by Harlan Coben Narrator
2010 Original Meanings by Jack N. Rakove Narrator
What the Night Knows by Dean Koontz Narrator
2011 Live Wire by Harlan Coben Narrator
Against All Enemies by Tom Clancy and Peter Telep Narrator
Darkness Under the Sun by Dean Koontz Narrator
2016 It by Stephen King Narrator[17]
Home by Harlan Coben Narrator
We're Alive, Lockdown Jeremy
2017 Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben Narrator
2018 The Brick Slayer, Little Slaughterhouse on the Prairie, Panic, The Pied Piper, The Pirate, and Rampage by Harold Schechter Narrator
2019 Run Away by Harlan Coben Narrator
2020 The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben Narrator
Dog People by Jennifer Weiner Narrator
2021 Win by Harlan Coben Narrator
2021 Falling by T.J. Newman Narrator


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  2. ^ "UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 4, 2021". United Press International. March 4, 2021. Retrieved July 12, 2021. ... actor Steven Weber in 1961 (age 60)
  3. ^ "Steven Weber". TV Guide. Retrieved July 12, 2021.
  4. ^ "Steven Weber Broadway and Theatre Credits". BroadwayWorld. Retrieved July 12, 2021.
  5. ^ "Steven Weber profile". SouthJersey.com. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
  6. ^ "In a Sense, Abroad Part Trois: I's Real, Oy!". huffingtonpost.com. November 25, 2011. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
  7. ^ "Tisha Campbell-Martin, Hamish Linklater and Steven Weber Complete Cast of MAMMA MIA! at The Hollywood Bowl". Broadway World. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 2020-06-22.
  8. ^ a b c Brennan, Patricia (1993-01-03). "WEBER FOLDS 'WINGS' ROLE TO PLAY KILLER". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2020-06-22.
  9. ^ a b Arkatov, Janice (1992-09-19). "'Wings' Quipster Steven Weber Gets to Play Darker Roles Too". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2020-06-22.
  10. ^ "Steven Weber of Wings Getting Divorced". People. Archived from the original on 7 March 2013. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
  11. ^ Lynn, Allison (May 29, 2013). "Passages". People. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2013.
  12. ^ "Star Tracks". People. March 13, 1995. Archived from the original on October 22, 2013. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
  13. ^ Lynn, Allison (August 21, 1995). "Passages". People. Archived from the original on February 18, 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
  14. ^ "'Wings' actor Steven Weber and wife Juliette divorcing". United Press International. March 5, 2013. Retrieved December 18, 2022.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Steven Weber (visual voices guide)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved December 2, 2023. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of a title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its opening and/or closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information.
  16. ^ Dwilson, Stephanie Dube (November 17, 2018). "Where Was 'Return to Christmas Creek' Filmed?". Heavy. Retrieved July 4, 2021.
  17. ^ King, Stephen; Weber, Steven (January 2016). It. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-1-5082-1711-4.

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