Ray Wise

Ray Wise


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 20-08-1947
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Akron, Ohio, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Raymond Herbert Wise

  • Popularity: 14.78
  • Homepage: N/A


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Raymond Nicolas "Ray" Wise (born August 20, 1947) is an American actor, known for his roles as Leland Palmer in Twin Peaks, as Leon C. Nash, right-hand henchman to villain Clarence Boddicker in the science fiction classic RoboCop, and recently as the Devil in the CW television series Reaper.




Year Movie Character
2009 Pandemic as General Matthews
2003 Jeepers Creepers 2 as Jack Taggart, Sr.
2003 Dead End as Frank Harrington
2006 Cyxork 7 as Kommander 88
2012 The Aggression Scale as Bellavance
2007 The Election as John
1986 Condor as Christopher Proctor
2015 Digging Up the Marrow as William Dekker
1969 Dare the Devil as David Keller
2015 Jurassic City as Warden Lewis
2014 Frank Pierre Presents: Pierre Resort & Casino as Frank Pierre
2014 Dead Still as Wenton Davies
2014 Land of Leopold as Deece Warren
2005 Sharkskin 6
1970 Nightmare City
1999 Pennyweight as Mr. Pennyweight
2002 Reflections on the Phenomenon of Twin Peaks as Self
1970 The Substance of Things Hoped For as Dr. Lessing
2002 Landspeed as Brian Sanger
1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me as Leland Palmer
1998 Evasive Action as Sheriff Wes Blaidek
2005 The Rain Makers as Harris
2012 Nuclear Family as The Man
2011 The Girl with the Tramp Stamp Tattoo
2014 Suburban Gothic as Donald
2013 Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End as Frank
2017 Shattered as Forest Burnett
2019 The Chain as Michael
1989 Season of Fear as Fred Drummond
1985 The Journey of Natty Gann as Sol Gann
1990 The Rift as Robbins
2008 AM1200 as Harry Jones
1982 Swamp Thing as Doctor Alec Holland
1993 Grey Knight as Col. George Thalman
2011 Rosewood Lane as Det. Briggs
2011 Chillerama as Dr. Weems
2012 The Butterfly Room as Nick
1989 Race for Glory as Jack Davis
1990 Runaway Heart as Archie
2013 Brother's Keeper as Herbert Leemaster
2019 To Your Last Death as Cyrus DeKalb (voice)
2014 Away From Here as Paul
1994 Body Shot as Dwight Frye
2014 No God, No Master as A. Mitchell Palmer
2013 Out West as Phillip Alcott
2015 Night of the Living Deb as Frank Waverly
2015 Taking Flight as Nonno (voice)
2014 Between Two Worlds as Self
1970 RoboDoc: The Creation of Robocop as Himself
2023 God's Not Dead: Rise Up as Peter Kane
1992 Bob Roberts as Chet MacGregor
2008 One Missed Call as Ted Summers
2007 The Flock as Bobby Stiles
2012 FDR: American Badass! as Douglas MacArthur
2013 Big Ass Spider! as Major Braxton Tanner
1988 The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story as Phil Maresca
1991 Fire in the Dark as Richard
2016 Batman: The Killing Joke as Commissioner James Gordon (voice)
2012 Brother White as Pastor Johnny Kingman
2020 Beast Mode as Trammel Steadfast
1992 Sunstroke as Larry
2019 Unholy 'Mole as The Devil (voice)
1994 The Chase as Dalton Voss
2015 The Lazarus Effect as Mr. Wallace
2015 The Breakup Girl as Bob Baker
1985 Seduced as Bartecki
2013 Inventing Adam as J.B.
2002 Windfall as John Wescott
1978 Tartuffe as Damis
2012 Crazy Eyes as Zach's Father
2014 Tom Holland's Twisted Tales as Mongo the Magnificent (segment "Mongo's Magik Mirror")
2021 Dinner Is Served as Headmaster Gustafson
2017 I Had Bad Milk in Dehradun as Self
2005 Jane Doe: The Wrong Face as Fleming
2016 The Bronx Bull as Father Father Joseph
2012 Darnell Dawkins: Mouth Guitar Legend as Wade Dawkins
1991 Write to Kill as Mark Gaston
2015 Unnatural as Victor Clobirch
2009 Infestation as Ethan
2016 Halloweed as Judge Plimington
2001 Almost Salinas as Jack Tynan
2007 Superman: Doomsday as Perry White (voice)
2012 Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie as Dr. Doone Struts
1970 The Blue Rose as Mr. Vallens
1987 RoboCop as Leon Nash
2012 Atlas Shrugged: Part II as Head of State Thompson
2016 All the Way as Senator Everett Dirksen
2007 7-10 Split as Buddy Kendrick
2003 The Battle of Shaker Heights as Harrison
2018 Neo Yokio: Pink Christmas as Event Broadcaster
2009 Love at First Hiccup as Roger
1998 The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon as Randolph Pratt
2013 Revelation Road 2: The Sea of Glass and Fire as Frank
2009 Stuntmen as Jack Strongbow
1994 The Crew as Charles Pierce
1995 Powder as Dr. Aaron Stripler
2022 King Knight as Merlin
1993 Rising Sun as Senator John Morton
2012 Excision as Principal Campbell
2013 Wrong Cops as Captain Andy
2009 Iodine as Avery
2001 Two Can Play That Game as Bill Parker
2006 Peaceful Warrior
2021 Psych 3: This Is Gus as Father Peter Westley
1990 Twin Peaks as Leland Palmer
2019 Tone-Deaf as Michael
2016 God's Not Dead 2 as Peter Kane
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck. as Don Hollenbeck
2001 Postcards From The Cast as Self
1982 Cat People as Soap Opera Man
1980 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders II as Dr. Simmons
2017 Little Evil as Guy On TV (uncredited)
1994 Robocop: The Future of Law Enforcement as Leon Nash
2011 X-Men: First Class as Secretary of State
2014 Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces as Leland Palmer
1981 Madame X as Bellman (uncredited)
2007 Secrets from Another Place: Creating Twin Peaks
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1986 L.A. Law (2 episode) as A.D.A. Walter Platt
1983 The A-Team (1 episode) as Phillip Chadway
1998 Sports Night (1 episode)
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (1 episode)
2001 24 (6 episode) as Vice-President Hal Gardner
1998 Dawson's Creek (1 episode)
2013 Newsreaders (24 episode) as Skip Reming
1996 Savannah (34 episode) as Edward Burton
1985 Stingray (1 episode)
1993 Second Chances (10 episode) as Judge Jim Stinson
1984 Blue Thunder (1 episode)
2006 Shark (1 episode)
1977 Lou Grant (1 episode)
2005 Numb3rs (1 episode)
1982 Remington Steele (1 episode) as Schwimmer
1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation (1 episode) as Liko
2009 Castle (1 episode) as Bobby Fox
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode) as Ernest Chase
2006 Six Degrees (1 episode)
1995 Star Trek: Voyager (1 episode) as Arturis
2005 Bones (1 episode) as Rick Turco
1998 Charmed (1 episode) as Ludlow
1985 Moonlighting (1 episode)
1999 Judging Amy (1 episode) as Atty. Rhodes
1984 Airwolf (1 episode) as Victor Resnick
1987 Beauty and the Beast (1 episode)
1979 Knots Landing (8 episode)
1996 Profiler (1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Roger Hanley
1951 Love of Life (219 episode)
2007 Burn Notice (1 episode)
1979 Hart to Hart (1 episode)
1999 Popular (1 episode)
1976 Charlie's Angels (1 episode) as Evan Wilcox
1983 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1 episode)
2000 Teacher's Pet (1 episode)
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (1 episode) as Garrett Carlson
1995 JAG (1 episode) as Congressman Marvin Bolton
1985 The Colbys (3 episode)
1987 Jake and the Fatman (1 episode)
1984 Hunter (1 episode) as Alex Parker
2005 How I Met Your Mother (6 episode) as Robin Scherbatsky
2007 Reaper (31 episode) as The Devil
2009 Drop Dead Diva (1 episode) as Frank Dodd
2008 90210 (1 episode) as Dean Thomas
2006 Psych (3 episode) as Peter Westley
2006 Psych (1 episode) as Horace Leland
2012 Perception (1 episode) as Martin Sullivan
2015 Fresh Off the Boat (80 episode) as Marvin
2007 Chuck (3 episode) as Riley
2008 The Mentalist (1 episode) as Dennis Victor
2016 Relationship Status (1 episode) as Grace's Dad
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (2 episode) as Daniel Hunter
2015 Marvel's Agent Carter (4 episode) as Hugh Jones
2014 Farmed and Dangerous (4 episode) as Buck Marshall
1990 Twin Peaks (32 episode) as Leland Palmer
2014 Fargo (2 episode) as Paul Marrane
1995 Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (2 episode) as Mike Todd
2017 Neo Yokio (1 episode) as Old Man / Male Announcer (voice)
1990 Twin Peaks (1 episode) as Leland Palmer (archive footage)
2012 Holliston (1 episode) as Landlord
1993 The Secrets of Lake Success (2 episode) as Henry Fleming
2002 She Spies (1 episode) as Ambassador Blaine
2005 Criminal Minds (1 episode) as John Nelson
2005 The Closer (2 episode) as Tom Blanchard
1998 V.I.P. (1 episode) as Judge Kreiger
2011 Mr. Sunshine (1 episode) as Macaulay
2016 Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (3 episode) as Jack Smith
2010 Rizzoli & Isles (1 episode) as Judge Eugene Allen
2003 NCIS (1 episode) as Wayne Tobett
2010 Hawaii Five-0 (1 episode) as Morris Brown
2009 Dollhouse (1 episode) as Howard Lipman
2011 Wilfred (1 episode) as Colt St. Cloud
1993 Diagnosis: Murder (1 episode) as John Parkinson
1992 The Larry Sanders Show (1 episode) as Lloyd Simon
1999 The West Wing (1 episode) as Governor Tillman D-CA
2021 Slugfest (10 episode) as Jack Kirby
2019 The Movies That Made Us (1 episode) as Self (Archival Footage)
2007 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2 episode) as Grill Vogel
2021 Home Economics (1 episode) as Frank
2019 All Rise (1 episode) as Richard Walker
1982 T. J. Hooker (1 episode) as Harrison Mackenzie

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