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Graham Beckel is a Actor American born on 22 december 1949 at Old Lyme (USA)

Graham Beckel

Graham Beckel
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Nationality USA
Birth 22 december 1949 (71 years) at Old Lyme (USA)

Graham S. Beckel (born December 22, 1949) is an American character actor. He is known for his prolific guest appearances on television but has had prominent roles in several major films as well. He played Jack Fisk on Battlestar Galactica and Hal Sanders on Heroes

Beckel portrayed oil tycoon Ellis Wyatt in Atlas Shrugged (2011). He has a recurring role on the AMC TV show Halt & Catch Fire as Nathan Cardiff, owner of the show's fictional company "Cardiff Electric".

Graham Beckel is the brother of Bob Beckel, a Democratic political adviser and former senior analyst at Fox News.

Best films

The Paper Chase (1973)
(Actor)

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Filmography of Graham Beckel (41 films)

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado, 2h2
Directed by Stefano Sollima
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Gangster films
Actors Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Catherine Keener, Jeffrey Donovan, Christopher Heyerdahl, Isabelle Moner
Roles Dale Hammonds
Rating70% 3.547333.547333.547333.547333.54733
Une attaque suicide tue 15 personnes dans un supermarché de Kansas City. L'enquête conclut que les kamikazes ont été aidés par des passeurs de clandestins à la frontière américano-mexicaine, une région aux mains des trafiquants de drogues. En mission à Djibouti et en Somalie, Matt Graver est à nouveau envoyé dans cette région, pour une mission orchestrée dans l'ombre par la CIA. Matt fait une nouvelle fois appel à Alejandro Gillick, le sicaire avec lequel il a lutté contre le cartel de Juárez. Sous les ordres non officiels du Secrétaire à la Défense, Matt doit créer une guerre entre les cartels pour que ces derniers s'autodétruisent. Après avoir assassiné un avocat du gang des Matamoros à Mexico, Gillick et Matt kidnappent Isabela, la fille du chef de cartel Carlos Reyes, lors d'une opération sous fausse bannière. Toutefois, les choses ne se passent pas comme prévu et Gillick se retrouve rapidement seul à devoir lutter pour sa survie et celle d'Isabela, abandonnés par le gouvernement américain et traqués par les cartels mexicains.
Rules Don’t Apply, 2h7
Directed by Warren Beatty
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Children's films
Actors Alden Ehrenreich, Warren Beatty, Lily Collins, Taissa Farmiga, Matthew Broderick, Annette Bening
Roles Wilbur
Rating57% 2.8522752.8522752.8522752.8522752.852275
The film takes place in the year 1958, and tells the story of an affair billionaire industrialist Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty) had in the later years of his life with a young actress (Lily Collins).
Nocturnal Animals, 2h7
Directed by Tom Ford
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Ellie Bamber
Roles Lt. Graves
Rating74% 3.7499453.7499453.7499453.7499453.749945
Contexte général Galeriste en vue à Los Angeles, Susan Morrow, la quarantaine, travaille sans passion dans un milieu artistique à l'originalité convenue. Son époux Hutton Morrow s'éloigne d'elle pour plonger dans le lit d'autres femmes. Tandis que Susan se désespère, elle reçoit un livre de son ex-mari, Edward Sheffield, qu'elle n'a pas revu depuis des années, intitulé : Nocturnal Animals, qu'il lui dédie.
The Loft
The Loft (2014)
, 1h48
Directed by Erik Van Looy
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Erotic thriller films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Karl Urban, Rachael Taylor, Wentworth Miller, James Marsden, Eric Stonestreet, Isabel Lucas
Roles Hiram Fry
Rating63% 3.1509253.1509253.1509253.1509253.150925
Five married men share ownership of an upmarket loft, which they use to discreetly meet their respective mistresses. When the body of a murdered woman is found in that loft, the men begin to suspect each other of having committed the gruesome crime, as they are the only ones with keys to the premises. Through flashbacks, which are intertwined with scenes from the present, the story is unraveled.
Escape Plan, 1h55
Directed by Mikael Håfström
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Films set in Africa, Seafaring films, Prison films, Transport films, Évasion, Buddy films
Actors Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Jim Caviezel, Amy Ryan, Vincent D'Onofrio, 50 Cent
Roles Brims
Rating66% 3.349983.349983.349983.349983.34998
Ray Breslin is a former prosecutor who co-owns Breslin-Clark, a Los Angeles–based security firm specializing in testing the reliability of maximum security prisons. He spends his life getting into prisons to study their designs and the guards' habits to find and exploit their weaknesses, thus enabling him to escape without a hitch or a victim. His goal is to ensure that criminals sent to prison stay inside by eliminating the weakness of every prison; Breslin's wife and child were murdered by an escaped convict he had successfully prosecuted.
Atlas Shrugged: Part I, 1h37
Directed by Paul Johansson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller
Themes Transport films, Rail transport films, Films based on science fiction novels, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler, Matthew Marsden, Graham Beckel, Edi Gathegi, Jsu Garcia
Roles Ellis Wyatt
Rating55% 2.798722.798722.798722.798722.79872
It is 2016 and the United States is in a sustained economic depression. Industrial disasters, resource shortages, and gasoline at $37/gallon have made railroads the primary mode of transportation, but even they are in disrepair. After a major accident on the Rio Norte line of the Taggart Transcontinental railroad, CEO James Taggart shirks responsibility. His sister Dagny Taggart, Vice-President in Charge of Operation, defies him by replacing the aging track with new rails made of Rearden Metal, which is claimed to be lighter yet stronger than steel. Dagny meets with its inventor, Hank Rearden, and they negotiate a deal they both admit serves their respective self-interests.
Peacock
Peacock (2010)
, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page, Susan Sarandon, Josh Lucas, Bill Pullman, Keith Carradine
Roles Connor Black
Rating62% 3.1000053.1000053.1000053.1000053.100005
John Skillpa (Cillian Murphy), a quiet bank clerk living alone in tiny Peacock, Nebraska, prefers to live an invisible life in order to hide his secret: He has multiple personality disorder, the implied result of childhood trauma inflicted by his abusive mother. His alter ego is a woman, Emma, who each morning does his chores and cooks him breakfast before he starts the day. One day while he is out of his house as Emma, a freight train caboose derails and crashes into John's backyard. When his neighbors come to the scene, "Emma" enters his house, putting John's other life into the spotlight, so he is forced to tell his neighbors that Emma is his wife, married in secrecy. Forced to fool the town into believing he and his alter ego are man and wife, John and Emma must maintain their secret while in public view.
Battlestar Galactica: Razor, 1h41
Directed by Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Space opera
Actors Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Stephanie Jacobsen, Michelle Forbes, Graham Beckel, Jamie Bamber
Roles Jack Fisk
Rating75% 3.7967853.7967853.7967853.7967853.796785
Le film se concentre sur l'histoire du Battlestar Pegasus, il se passe juste après la promotion de Lee Adama en tant que commandant du Battlestar Pegasus (Une main de fer - saison 2, épisode 17), de fréquents flashbacks montrent les événements vus du Pegasus entre l'attaque des Cylons et le présent, deux flashbacks montrent des événements de la première guerre contre les Cylons (un sur l'amiral Helena Cain, fuyant l'attaque des Cylons sur Tauron alors que sa petite sœur était tuée par les machines, un autre sur la découverte d'un centre de recherche Cylon visant à fabriquer un hybride cylon/humain).
Bachelor Party Vegas, 1h31
Genres Comedy
Actors Kal Penn, Donald Faison, Jonathan Bennett, Kathy Griffin, Diora Baird, Vincent Pastore
Roles Officer Stone
Rating47% 2.3541852.3541852.3541852.3541852.354185
Z-Bob (Penn), Ash (Faison), Eli (Himelstein), Johnny (Spiller) are a group of four guys who take their soon-to-be married best friend Nathan (Bennett) on a memorable trip to Las Vegas. In order to properly bid farewell to their best friend's life as a single man, they must send him out in style with an extravagant bachelor party in Sin City.
The Astronaut Farmer, 1h44
Directed by Polish brothers
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure
Actors Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen, Bruce Dern, Jon Gries, Max Thieriot, Bruce Willis
Roles Frank
Rating62% 3.149463.149463.149463.149463.14946
Charles Farmer is a former astronaut-in-training who was discharged from the military before he could fulfill his dream of becoming a vital part of NASA. Having missed the opportunity to travel into space, he decides to build a working replica of the historic Mercury-Atlas in the barn on his secluded ranch in the fictional town of Story, Texas, using all his assets and facing foreclosure as a result. But he has done so with the ongoing support of his wife Audrey, his teenage son Shepard, and young daughters Stanley and Sunshine. When he begins making inquiries about purchasing rocket fuel, the FBI and FAA step in to investigate, and the ensuing publicity thrusts Farmer into the spotlight and makes him a media darling.
Brokeback Mountain, 2h14
Directed by Ang Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Michelle Williams, Randy Quaid, Linda Cardellini
Roles L.D. Newsome
Rating77% 3.850693.850693.850693.850693.85069
In 1963, Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger) and Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal) are hired by Joe Aguirre (Randy Quaid) to herd his sheep through the summer in the Wyoming mountains. After a night of heavy drinking, Jack makes a sexual pass at Ennis, who is initially reluctant but eventually responds to Jack's advances. Though he informs Jack that it was a one-time incident, they develop a sexual and emotional relationship. Shortly after learning their summer together is being cut short, they briefly fight and each is bloodied.
Helter Skelter, 2h17
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Themes Assassinat, Serial killer films
Actors Jeremy Davies, Clea DuVall, Allison Smith, Eric Dane, Marguerite Moreau, Bruno Kirby
Roles Jerry
Rating63% 3.198183.198183.198183.198183.19818
Le déroulement de l'action se situe en 1969, à Los Angeles, et retrace le parcours macabre de la « famille Manson », secte dirigée par le gourou Charles Manson. Il relate notamment les évènements de la nuit du 9 août 1969, ou 4 membres de la famille Manson pénètre dans une villa de luxe près de Benedict Canyon et y assassinèrent toutes les personnes présentes, y compris Sharon Tate, actrice et femme de Roman Polanski.
Northfork
Northfork (2003)
, 1h43
Directed by Polish brothers
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy
Actors James Woods, Nick Nolte, Claire Forlani, Polish brothers, Daryl Hannah, Peter Coyote
Rating62% 3.149483.149483.149483.149483.14948
The film's narrative consists of several interwoven subplots taking place in the town of Northfork, Montana circa 1955. A new dam is being built which will flood the valley of Northfork, and the town is in the midst of an evacuation. The narratives focus on several individuals who, for one reason or another, have yet to evacuate. Walter O'Brian (Woods) and his son (Mark Polish) are on the evacuation team, helping to evacuate the last few inhabitants of Northfork. Father Harlan (Nick Nolte) is one such individual, who has stayed behind to care for Irwin (Duel Farnes), a dying orphan too weak to leave town. While the O'Brians and their co-workers encounter an array of unusual characters, Irwin discovers that he is the "unknown angel" and finds himself a family in his dreams.