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D. W. Moffett is a Actor American born on 26 october 1954 at Highland Park (USA)

D. W. Moffett

D. W. Moffett
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Birth name Donald Warren Moffett
Nationality USA
Birth 26 october 1954 (69 years) at Highland Park (USA)

Donald Warren "D. W." Moffett (born October 26, 1954) is an American actor known for the recurring role of Joe McCoy on the NBC series Friday Night Lights, as Dean Winston on NBC/The WB series For Your Love, as John Kennish on the ABC Family series Switched at Birth and as Elliott in the TVLand sitcom Happily Divorced.

Biography

D. W. Moffett est né à Highland Park, dans l'Illinois, et a grandi à proximité de Wilmette. Il a pris le nom de scène de « D. W. » pour éviter toute confusion avec l'acteur britannique Donald Moffat. Les Moffett sont en mesure de retracer leur ascendance à Jean de Mophet. De Mophet était un chevalier normand qui envahit l'Angleterre avec Guillaume le Conquérant en 1066. Mophet a été anglicisé en Moffat et plus tard en Moffett. La ville de Moffat, en Écosse, dans les régions frontalières de l'Écosse et de l'Angleterre est le lieu ancestral des Moffetts.

Dans les 1969-1974 ans, Moffett a fréquenté une école secondaire privée en Allemagne, (Schule Schloss Neubeuern). Après avoir étudié à l'Université Stanford, où il s'est spécialisé en sciences politiques, il s'est retrouvé à Chicago pour travailler comme banquier d'investissement. Il a été attiré par un ami de la St. Nicholas Theater Company sur un coup de tête, où il a commencé à étudier avec William H. Macy. Peu de temps après, il a créé sa propre compagnie de théâtre, appelée Remains Theater.

Après une longue et fructueuse carrière sur scène à Chicago, il est allé avec John Malkovich effectuer dans Balm in Gilead à New York. Il a ensuite joué aux côtés de Brad Davis dans The Normal Heart de Larry Kramer, pour lequel il a reçu des critiques élogieuses. Il donne la réplique à Matt Dillon dans Boys of Winter, et a été plus récemment vu sur la scène du théâtre Old Vic à Londres, en jouant en face de Kevin Spacey dans The Philadelphia Story.

Il a eu également une longue et fructueuse carrière dans le cinéma. Il était le plus mémorable de Stealing Beauty de Bernardo Bertolucci et a remporté un Screen Actors Guild Award for Traffic de Steven Soderbergh. Il est également apparu dans le film Thirteen (2003).

Surtout connu pour ses rôles à la télévision, il joue de 1998 à 2002 dans Pour le meilleur... ? le rôle de Dean Winston. Entre 2007 et 2008, il joue dans deux séries de la chaine américaine The CW : Il a joué Bob Hardy dans la série Hidden Palms : Enfer au paradis / Les Secrets de Palm Springs et dans Life Is Wild comme Dr. Danny Clarke. Entre 2008 et 2010, Il a ensuite été co-vedette dans Friday Night Lights dans le rôle de Joe McCoy. , Il joue le rôle récurrent de Elliott dans Happily Divorced, le petit-ami du personnage principal joué par Fran Drescher entre 2011 et 2013. Depuis 2011, Il joue dans Switched (Switched at Birth), le rôle de John Kennish, le père de Bay et de Toby et le père biologique de Daphné Vasquez.

Best films

Thirteen (2003)
(Actor)

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Brad Hall
Brad Hall
(1 films)
Gary Sherman
Gary Sherman
(1 films)
Lee Rose
Lee Rose
(1 films)
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Filmography of D. W. Moffett (25 films)

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Against the Clock, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Dianna Agron, Andy García, Justin Bartha, James Frain, Bar Paly, Jay Karnes
Roles Douglas
Rating26% 1.3211151.3211151.3211151.3211151.321115
Nouvelle recrue de la CIA, Kelley Chandler est gravement blessé lors d'une mission, ne survivant que grâce à des machines. Sa femme Tess, un ancien agent de la CIA, est déterminée à découvrir ce qui est arrivé à son mari. Comme les détails de la dernière mission de Kelley se démêlent, montrant que son accident était un travail intérieur, Tess fait tout pour garder Kelley hors de danger, même si cela a des conséquences dangereuses.
The Year of Spectacular Men, 1h42
Directed by Lea Thompson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Zoey Deutch, Lea Thompson, Avan Jogia, Cameron Monaghan, Nicholas Braun, Brandon T. Jackson
Roles Teacher
Rating56% 2.8027852.8027852.8027852.8027852.802785
Fraîchement diplômée, Izzy tente de s'adapter à la vie d'adulte. Elle ruine ses relations amoureuses et enchaîne les obstacles, ce qui la pousse à chercher du soutien auprès de sa petite sœur et de sa mère.
The Sitter
The Sitter (2011)
, 1h21
Directed by David Gordon Green
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Jonah Hill, Max Records, Ari Graynor, J. B. Smoove, Sam Rockwell, Method Man
Roles Dr. Pedulla
Rating55% 2.799992.799992.799992.799992.79999
The movie opens with Noah Griffith (Jonah Hill) giving oral sex to his girlfriend Marisa (Ari Graynor). Noah is a suspended college student who lives with his divorced mother and also can't even keep a job.
Skateland
Skateland (2010)
, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Shiloh Fernandez, Ashley Greene, Brett Cullen, James LeGros, Taylor Handley, Haley Ramm
Roles Jimmy Houston
Rating56% 2.8493152.8493152.8493152.8493152.849315
The story takes place in a small town in Texas in 1983. The film follows a 19-year-old boy named Ritchie Wheeler (Shiloh Fernandez) who spends most of his time at the local roller rink where he works and hangs out with his friends, Brent Burkham (Heath Freeman), Brent's sister Michelle (Ashley Greene) and Kenny Crawford (Taylor Handley). Ritchie is struggling trying to figure out his future, what he wants to do with his life and if he wants to go to college. When a tragedy occurs in Ritchie's life he is forced to make these decisions earlier than he expected.
Visioneers
Visioneers (2008)
, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy
Actors Zach Galifianakis, Judy Greer, James LeGros, Mía Maestro, Missi Pyle, D. W. Moffett
Roles Jeffers
Rating58% 2.9488752.9488752.9488752.9488752.948875
In a dystopian near-future, the Jeffers Corporation is the "largest, friendliest and most profitable business in the history of Mankind," and is driving out a culture of independent thought and intimacy. The corporation and its leader, Mr. Jeffers, claim success is achieved by its strict philosophy of mindless productivity. Jeffers teaches that productivity equals happiness, and the business logo (a middle finger) is the standard greeting in society.
Riding the Bus with My Sister, 1h30
Directed by Anjelica Huston
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Rosie O'Donnell, Andie MacDowell, Richard T. Jones, D. W. Moffett, Boyd Banks, Shauna MacDonald
Roles Rick
Rating35% 1.7643951.7643951.7643951.7643951.764395
The memoir is about Simon's relationship with her sister Beth, who has an intellectual disability and who spends her days riding the fixed route buses in the Pennsylvania city where she lives. Beth also lives independently, has a boyfriend named Jesse, and receives supports from two caring Direct Support Professionals, Vera and Olivia. Rachel is a busy writer and professor who loves her sister, but by the time they are in their late thirties, they've grown apart. When Beth asks Rachel to ride the buses with her for a year, Rachel reluctantly agrees. The book chronicles that year, during which Rachel befriends the bus drivers, Jesse, and Olivia, and learns about such key civil rights issues as self-determination and People-first language. The story in the present alternates with the story of the sisters' tumultuous family history, which also presents the struggles and pleasures of siblings of people with disabilities.
Twisted
Twisted (2004)
, 1h37
Directed by Philip Kaufman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Ashley Judd, Samuel L. Jackson, Andy García, David Strathairn, Russell Wong, Mark Pellegrino
Roles Ray Porter
Rating53% 2.652932.652932.652932.652932.65293
Having solved a high-profile case involving a serial killer, Jessica Shepard (Ashley Judd) is a rising officer in the San Francisco Police Department. She is transferred to the homicide division and promoted to the rank of inspector. Her deceased father's former partner, John Mills (Samuel L. Jackson), serves as her proud mentor. Shepard finds that she might once again have to prove herself in a department that takes no prisoners.
Thirteen
Thirteen (2003)
, 1h40
Directed by Catherine Hardwicke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Holly Hunter, Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Jeremy Sisto, Brady Corbet, D. W. Moffett
Roles Travis Freeland
Rating67% 3.398353.398353.398353.398353.39835
Thirteen-year-old Tracy Freeland begins her school year as a smart and sweet honor student middle school student in Los Angeles. Her divorced mother Melanie is a recovering alcoholic, who struggles to support Tracy and her older brother Mason as a hairdresser. Tracy feels ignored by her mother, who is busy with her fellow ex-addict boyfriend Brady to address Tracy's increasing depression. After being teased for her "Cabbage Patch" clothes, Tracy decides to shed her 'little girl' image and pleads with her mother to purchase trendier clothes. When Tracy wears one of her new outfits to school, she is complimented by Evie Zamora, one of the most popular girls at school. Evie invites Tracy to go shopping on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood but gives her a fake phone number as a prank. Nevertheless, Tracy determinedly shows up on Melrose Avenue and meets up with Evie and her friend Astrid. Tracy is uncomfortable with the two shoplifting and excuses herself to sit outside the store on a bench.
An Unexpected Love, 1h30
Directed by Lee Rose
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Leslie Hope, Wendy Crewson, D. W. Moffett, Alison Pill, Margo Martindale, Brent Spiner
Roles Jack Mayer
Rating58% 2.9462.9462.9462.9462.946
Kate, femme mariée, mère de deux enfants, réalise qu'elle n'aime plus son mari. Elle divorce et se trouve un emploi dans une agence immobilière. Là, elle tombe sous le charme de sa patronne, Mac.
Kill Me Later, 1h29
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about suicide
Actors Selma Blair, Max Beesley, Brendan Fehr, O'Neal Compton, Keegan Connor Tracy, Lochlyn Munro
Roles Mathew Richmond
Rating60% 3.048473.048473.048473.048473.04847
Blair plays Shawn, a suicidal loan officer at a bank. She is having an affair with the bank vice-president, who is married; after discovering that his wife is pregnant, she goes to the roof to kill herself.
Traffic
Traffic (2000)
, 2h28
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Musical, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Political films
Actors Michael Douglas, Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, Dennis Quaid, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tomás Milián
Roles Jeff Sheridan
Rating75% 3.797433.797433.797433.797433.79743
Mexico storyline In Mexico, police officer Javier Rodriguez (del Toro) and his partner Manolo Sanchez (Vargas) stop a drug transport and arrest the couriers. Their arrest is interrupted by General Salazar (Milian), a high-ranking Mexican official who decides to hire Javier. Salazar instructs him to apprehend Francisco Flores (Collins), a hitman for the Tijuana Cartel, headed by the Obregón brothers.
Molly
Molly (1999)
, 1h39
Directed by John Duigan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Elisabeth Shue, Aaron Eckhart, Jill Hennessy, Brian George, Elaine Hendrix, Thomas Jane
Roles Mark Cottrell
Rating56% 2.838312.838312.838312.838312.83831
Elisabeth Shue plays the title character, Molly McKay, a 28-year-old woman with autism. She has lived in an institution from a young age following her parents' death in a car accident. When the institution must close due to budget cuts, Molly is left in the care of her non-autistic older brother, Buck McKay (Aaron Eckhart), an advertising executive and perennial bachelor. Molly, who verbalizes very little and is obsessed with lining up her shoes in neat rows, throws Buck's life into a tailspin as she runs off her nurses and barges into a meeting at Buck's agency naked.
Perfect Prey
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Kelly McGillis, Bruce Dern, D. W. Moffett, David Keith, Joely Fisher, Richard Riehle
Roles Detective Jimmy Cerullo
Rating54% 2.712452.712452.712452.712452.71245
En 1998, au Texas, l'inspecteur Paul McLare de la Texas Ranger Division et l'inspecteur Jimmy Sarillo du Houston Police Department traquent un tueur en série qui a assassiné cinq femmes depuis 1996, grimées en poupées de porcelaine.
Stealing Beauty, 1h48
Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about virginity
Actors Liv Tyler, Joseph Fiennes, Jeremy Irons, D. W. Moffett, Sinéad Cusack, Rachel Weisz
Roles Richard
Rating65% 3.251573.251573.251573.251573.25157
Lucy Harmon, an American teenager, arrives in the lush Tuscan countryside to be sculpted by a family friend who lives in a beautiful villa there. Lucy visited there four years earlier and exchanged a kiss with an Italian boy with whom she hopes to become reacquainted. Lucy's mother, who lived in the villa, has committed suicide since then. Lucy also hopes to discover the identity of her father, who her mother hinted was a resident of the villa. Once there, Lucy meets and befriends a variety of eccentric locals who were companions of her mother, and begins to form relationships and connections with each of them, specifically with Alex Parrish.