Steven Robert Weber
March 4, 1961
|Education||State University of New York, Purchase (BFA)|
Steven Robert Weber (born March 4, 1961) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for his role as Brian Hackett on the television series Wings which aired from April 1990 to May 1997 on NBC, as Sam Blue in Once and Again, and 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 as Sergeant First Class Dennis Worcester in Hamburger Hill (1987).
Weber was born in Queens, New York. His mother, Fran (née Frankel), was a nightclub singer, and his father, Stuart Weber, was a nightclub performer and manager of Borscht Belt comedians. Weber embraces his Jewish heritage despite not having received a formal religious education. 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. 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" before winning a role as Julianne Moore's ill-tempered and ill-fated boyfriend on the CBS daytime drama As the World Turns in 1985-86. 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 hit movies Single White Female and Jeffrey.
Weber first appeared on Broadway in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing 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 movie 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 the audiobook version of King's novel It. 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 2008-09 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 TV movie A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! in which he played the villain "Hugh J. Magnate Jr." 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.
In 1995, he became engaged to Juliette Hohnen, then the Los Angeles bureau chief for MTV News, and they married on July 29 that year at Highclere Castle in Berkshire, England. Hohnen filed for divorce on February 6, 2013, after 17 years of marriage. The couple have two sons.
|1984||The Flamingo Kid||Paul Hirsch|
|1987||The Little Fox||Adult Vic (voice)||English dub|
|1987||Hamburger Hill||Sergeant First Class Dennis Worcester|
|1992||Single White Female||Sam Rawson|
|1993||The Temp||Brad Montroe|
|1995||Take Out the Beast||Drummond||Short film|
|1995||Leaving Las Vegas||Marc Nussbaum|
|1995||Dracula: Dead and Loving It||Jonathan Harker|
|1998||I Woke Up Early the Day I Died||Policeman in Alley|
|1998||Sour Grapes||Evan Maxwell|
|1998||Break Up||Officer Andrew Ramsey|
|1998||An All Dogs Christmas Carol||Charlie B. Barkin
|1999||At First Sight||Duncan Allanbrook|
|2000||Common Ground||Gil Roberts|
|2000||Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes||Hutch Rimes|
|2000||Joseph: King of Dreams||Simeon, Slave Trader (voice)|
|2004||Sexual Life||David Wharton|
|2007||Choose Connor||Lawrence Connor|
|2009||My One and Only||Wallace MacAllister|
|2011||Son of Mourning||Lt. Governor Fitch|
|2011||Being Bin Laden||Osama Bin Laden|
|2011||The Big Year||Rick McIntire|
|2011||A Little Bit of Heaven||Rob Randolph|
|2012||Leader of the Pack||Jerry||Short|
|2013||Tom, Dick & Harriet/All's Fair in Love and Advertising||Tom Burns|
|2016||Amateur Night||Dr. Kurtz|
|2016||Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders||Alfred Pennyworth|
|2017||Ghost Recon Wildlands: War Within the Cartel||Deputy Director Davis||Short film|
|2017||A Thousand Junkies||Moshe|
|2017||Batman vs. Two-Face||Alfred Pennyworth / Two-Face Henchmen|
|2018||Return to Christmas Creek||Harry||Television movie|
|2019||Soliloquy or The Goose||Dave (voice)||Short|
|2019||The Bravest Knight||The Head Knight||Animated series|
|TBA||You Above All||Filming|
|1984||American Playhouse||Tom Driscoll||Episode: "Pudd'nhead Wilson"|
|1985||As the World Turns||Kevin Gibson||Episode: "The Ceremony"|
|1987||Crime Story||Gary Holiday||Episode: "Little Girl Lost"|
|1989||Kojak: Fatal Flaw||Conrad St. John||Television movie|
|1989||When We Were Young||Ben Kirkland||Television movie|
|1990–1997||Wings||Brian Michael Hackett||172 episodes|
|1990||The Kennedys of Massachusetts||Pres. John F. Kennedy||3 episodes|
|1990||In the Line of Duty: A Cop for the Killing||Matt Fisher||Television movie|
|1991||Deception: A Mother's Secret||Terry||Television movie|
|1991||Tales from the Crypt||Dale Sweeney||Episode: "Mournin' Mess"|
|1993||Star Trek: Deep Space Nine||Colonel Day||Episode: "The Siege"|
|1993||In the Company of Darkness||Kyle Timler||Television movie|
|1994||Betrayed by Love||Agent Jeff Avery||Television movie|
|1996||Stories from the Edge||Drummond||Segment ("Take Out the Beast")|
|1995–1997||Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man||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"|
|1997||Extreme Ghostbusters||Francois Russo (voice)||Episode: "Dry Spells"|
|1997||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: "Judgement Day"|
|1998||Thanks of a Grateful Nation||Jared Gallimore||Television movie|
|1999||Stark Raving Mad||Rod||Episode: "The Stalker"|
|1999||The Expert||Dr. John Hardy||Episode: "Pilot"|
|1999||Love Letters||Andrew Ladd||Television movie|
|1999||Late Last Night||Jeff||Television movie|
|2000–2001||Cursed||Jack Nagle||17 episodes|
|2000–2002||Once and Again||Sam Blue||10 episodes (recurring season 1; regular season 3)|
|2000–2002||Baby Blues||Dr. Gruber (voice)||2 episodes|
|2000||Common Ground||Gil Roberts||Television movie|
|2001||Club Land||Stuey Walters||Television movie|
|2001||The Legend of Tarzan||Ed (voice)||Episode: "Tarzan and the Mysterious Visitor"|
|2002||The Zeta Project||Eugene Dolan (voice)||Episode: "Lost & Found"|
|2002–2003||Fillmore!||Various voices||4 episodes|
|2003||The Lyon's Den||Allen Forrester||Episode: "Trick or Treat"|
|2003||I'm with Her||Kyle Britton||Episode: "The Last Action Queero"|
|2004||The D.A.||Dist. Atty. David Franks||2 episodes|
|2004||Higglytown Heroes||Gardener Hero||Episode: "Twinkle Tooth"|
|2004||The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve||Calvin Carter||Television movie|
|2005||Reefer Madness||Jack Stone||Television movie|
|2005||American Dad!||(voice)||Episode: "Francine's Flashback"|
|2005||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"|
|2006||Stephen King's Desperation||Steve Ames||Television movie|
|2006–2007||Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip||Jack Rudolph||18 episodes|
|2007||More of Me||Rex||Television movie|
|2007||Monk||Max Hudson||Episode: "Mr. Monk Is on the Air"|
|2007||Side Order of Life||James Kendall||Episode: "Funeral for a Phone"|
|2007||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"|
|2008||Without a Trace||Clark Medina||4 episodes|
|2008||Desperate Housewives||Lloyd||Episode: "City on Fire"|
|2009||Party Down||Ricky Sargulesh||Episode: "Celebrate Ricky Sargulesh"|
|2010||Happy Town||John Haplin||8 episodes|
|2010||In Plain Sight||Mike Faber||3 episodes|
|2010||Backwash||Oliver||Episode: "Chapter Eight: Lake Pupik"|
|2011||Wainy Days||Mr. Stickland||Episode: "Kelly and Arielle Part 3"|
|2011||Parenthood||Jack Kraft||Episode: "Slipping Away"|
|2011||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Ben Langston||Episode: "Cadaver"|
|2011||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 movie|
|2011||Untitled Allan Loeb Project||Lomax|
|2012–2017||Ultimate Spider-Man||Norman Osborn / Green Goblin / Iron Patriot / Goblin King,
Green Goblin (Ultimate),
|2012||Hot in Cleveland||Kyle||2 episodes|
|2012||The Daly Show||Episode: "The Daly Wings"|
|2012||Leap Year||Remy Doyle||2 episodes|
|2012–2016||2 Broke Girls||Martin Channing||3 episodes|
|2012||Ruth & Erica||Cameron||2 episodes|
|2012||Malibu Country||Pete||Episode: "Bro Code"|
|2012||Duke||Terry Polaski||Television movie|
|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"|
|2013||The Flipside||Episode: "Mittrel Ave"|
|2014||Regular Show||Jumpin' Jim (voice)||Episode: "Rigby in the Sky with Burrito"|
|2014–2015||Chasing Life||Dr. George Carver||22 episodes|
|2014||Murder in the First||Bill Wilkerson||10 episodes|
|2014||Bad Teacher||Ray||Episode: "What's Old Is New"|
|2014||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|
|2015||Sleepy Hollow||President Thomas Jefferson||Episode: "What Lies Beneath"|
|2015||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""|
|2017||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|
|2018||Marvel Rising: Initiation||George Stacy (voice)||2 episodes|
|2018-2019||Get Shorty||Lawrence Budd||11 episodes|
|2018||Channel Zero||Abel Carnacki||6 episodes|
|2019||Drunk History||Various||2 Episodes|
|2019||Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?||Alfred Pennyworth||Episode: "What a Night for a Dark Knight!"|
|2019||This Close||Michael's Dad||2 episodes|
|2019||The Bravest Knight||The Head Knight||3 episodes|
|2020||Indebted||Stew Klein||Main cast, 13 episodes|
|2021||Chicago Med||Dr. Dean Archer||6 episodes|
|1984–1985||The Real Thing||Billy|
|1984||Come Back Little Sheba||Bruce|
|1988||Made in Bangkok|||
|2002–2003||The Producers||Leo Bloom|
|2005||National Anthems||Arthur Cook||The Old Vic|
|2013||The Parisian Woman||Tom|
|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|
|2010||What the Night Knows by Dean Koontz||Narrator|
|2011||Live Wire by Harlan Coben||Narrator|
|2011||Against All Enemies by Tom Clancy and Peter Telep||Narrator|
|2011||Darkness Under the Sun by Dean Koontz||Narrator|
|2016||It by Stephen King||Narrator|
|2016||Home by Harlan Coben||Narrator|
|2016||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|
|2020||Dog People by Jennifer Weiner||Narrator|
|2021||Win by Harlan Coben||Narrator|
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