Chris Mulkey

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Chris Mulkey
Born (1948-05-03) May 3, 1948 (age 71)
Years active1977-present
Spouse(s)Karen Landry

Chris Mulkey (born May 3, 1948) is an American film and television actor.



Mulkey played the supporting role of husband to Annie Potts's character in Any Day Now from 1998-2002. He has also appeared in Captain Phillips , [1] Against the Wall , Cloverfield , the NBC TV movie Knight Rider , and 24 , Boardwalk Empire , [1] Friday Night Lights , Boomtown , Justified , Baretta and Twin Peaks . [1]

Annie Potts actress

Anne Hampton Potts is an American actress. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Corvette Summer (1978) and won a Genie Award for Heartaches (1981), before appearing in Ghostbusters (1984), Pretty in Pink (1986), Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986), Who's Harry Crumb? (1989), and Ghostbusters II (1989). She also voiced Bo Peep in the Disney and Pixar animated films Toy Story (1995) and Toy Story 2 (1999), and is set to reprise her role in Toy Story 4 (2019).

Any Day Now is an American drama series that aired on the Lifetime network from 1998 to 2002. The show stars Annie Potts and Lorraine Toussaint, who are best friends despite the difference in their races.

<i>Captain Phillips</i> (film) 2013 American biographical thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass

Captain Phillips is a 2013 American biographical drama-thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi. The film is inspired by the true story of the 2009 Maersk Alabama hijacking, an incident during which merchant mariner Captain Richard Phillips was taken hostage by pirates in the Guardafui Channel led by Abduwali Muse.

He played the main character in the controversial 1985 Supertramp music video "Brother Where You Bound". [2] He appeared in the Wing Commander franchise as Jacob "Hawk" Manley. He costarred with John Jenkins and Karen Landry in the 1988 indie film Patti Rocks . [3] He appeared in the science fiction action film The Hidden , and the 1989 sci-fi cop film K-9000 . [4] He has appeared in more recent films as The Purge , Slow Burn , Sanitarium , The Identical and On the Basis of Sex . In 2014, he had a cameo role in Whiplash .

Supertramp British band

Supertramp are an English rock band formed in London in 1969. Though their music was initially categorised as progressive rock, they later incorporated a combination of traditional rock, pop and art rock into their music.

"Brother Where You Bound" is the epic length title track to Supertramp's 1985 album of the same name. Written and sung by keyboardist Rick Davies, it is the longest song Supertramp ever recorded clocking in at 16 and a half minutes.

<i>Wing Commander</i> (franchise) video game series

Wing Commander is a media franchise consisting of space combat simulation video games from Origin Systems, Inc., an animated television series, a feature film, a collectible card game, a series of novels, and action figures. The franchise originated in 1990 with the release of Wing Commander.

His southern blues band is called Chris Mulkey and the Seekers.

Personal life

Mulkey was born in Viroqua, Wisconsin and was married to actress Karen Landry until her death in 2015.

Viroqua, Wisconsin City in Wisconsin, United States

Viroqua is the county seat of Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 4,362 at the 2010 census. The city is in the town of Viroqua.



1977 Tomcats Cullen Garrett
1978The Boss' SonFred
1979SunnysideReggie Flynn
1980 The Long Riders Vernon Biggs
1981 All Night Long Russell Monk
1982 First Blood Deputy Ward
1982 48 Hrs. Second Cop
1982 Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann Daniels
1984 Dreamscape Finch
1984 Runaway David Johnson
1986 Quiet Cool Red
1987 The Hidden Jack DeVries
1988 Patti Rocks Billy Regis
1988Under the GunLarry
1988 Jack's Back Scott Morofsky
1988In Dangerous CompanyChris
1988 Heartbreak Hotel Steve Ayres
1988From Hollywood to DeadwoodNick Detroit
1989Vietnam War Story: The Last DaysGriffinSegment: "Dirty Work"
1990 Denial Chad
1991AmbitionMan in Bookstore
1992 Gas Food Lodging Raymond
1992The SilencerGeorge
1993Bound and Gagged: A Love StorySteve
1993 Ghost in the Machine Bram Walker
1995Dead ColdEric
1996 Broken Arrow Major Hunt
1996 The Fan Tim
1996 Foxfire Dan Goldman
1996AmandaCaleb Farnsworth
1996Full Moon RisingDirk Jaspers
1997 Behind Enemy Lines Jones
1997Sub DownCommander Kirsch
1998 Bulworth Cop #2
1998Twist of FateLennox
1999 Sugar Town Aaron
1999Requiem for MurderRichard Poe
1999Jimmy ZipRick Conesco
2000 Slow Burn Jacob McTeague
2002 American Girl John Grubb
2003 Manhood Travel Agent
2003 Radio Frank
2004 Mysterious Skin Mr. Lackey
2005 North Country Earl Slangley
2005 Dirty Carlson
2006 Dreamland Herb
2006WastedFather Collins
2006 Love & Debate Austin
2006 Little Chenier Sheriff Kline Lebauve
2006 The Curiosity of Chance Sir
2006 Unknown Detective James Curtis
2006One Night with YouDetective Brown
2007 Nanking Mills McCallum
2007I TriedStrank
2007 D-War Agent Frank Pinsky
2007Universal GrooveThe Agent
2008 Cloverfield Lieutenant General Graff
2008 Older than America Paul Gunderson
2008Dead*LineHollis Short film
2009 The Perfect Game Lucky Haskins
2009 Dark Moon Rising John
2011 Bad Actress Bernie Pillage
2011 The Levenger Tapes Stackman
2012 Any Day Now DA Wilson
2012 Knife Fight Roger Fillmore
2013 Sanitarium FatherSegment: "Monsters are Real"
2013 Decoding Annie Parker Ralph Parker
2013 The Purge Mr. Halverson
2013 Captain Phillips John Cronan
2014The Jersey DevilGod
2014 Whiplash Uncle Frank
2014 The Identical William Hemsley (Older)
2014 Last Weekend Malcolm Green
2014 The Living Howard
2014 The Surface Kelly
2015 Truth Maurice Udell
2015 Car Dogs Malcolm Chamberlain
2016Call Me KingAngelo
2016 Message from the King Leary
2016 Wolves at the Door John
2017 Mad Families Tommy
2018 On the Basis of Sex Charles Moritz
2018 Above Suspicion Todd Eason
2018 Gotti Frank DeCicco
2018 Ouija House Tomas
2018 The Standoff at Sparrow Creek Ford
2019 Gloria Bell Charlie


1977, 1978 Baretta Dealer / Joshua2 episodes
1978 M*A*S*H SoldierEpisode: "Tea and Empathy"
1978 Barnaby Jones Curt DavisEpisode: "Terror on a Quiet Afternoon"
1979 Eight Is Enough Episode: "The Yearning Point"
1979 Time Express Danny WhiteEpisode: "Rodeo/Cop"
1979 Charlie's Angels Reggie MartinEpisode: "Angels on Skates"
1980 A Rumor of War Radio Man2 episodes
1980 The Waltons RollerEpisode: "The Prodigals"
1980 The White Shadow IlyaEpisode: "The Russians Are Coming"
1980 Here's Boomer Episode: "Jailbreak"
1980 Act of Love Nurse Watkins Television film
1981 CHiPs DaveEpisode: "Forty Tons of Trouble"
1981The Killing of Randy WebsterSonny ManseTelevision film
1981 Private Benjamin GlickmanEpisode: "Jungle Swamp Survival"
1982Dangerous CompanyJeremy BlakeTelevision film
1982 T. J. Hooker Blaine ThomasEpisode: "The Survival Syndrome"
1983, 1985 The Dukes of Hazzard Sharp / Billy Ray2 episodes
1985 Remington Steele RhodesEpisode: "Steele Blushing"
1985 Magnum, P.I. Tony, the "Repo Man"Episode: "Blood and Honor"
1987 The Twilight Zone Ray DobsonEpisode: "The Junction"
1987 It's Garry Shandling's Show Sylvia's Ex-BoyfriendEpisode: "Dial L for Laundry"
1987 Deadly Care Richard HalloranTelevision film
1987 Matlock Bones JenningsEpisode: "The Country Boy"
1987 Beauty and the Beast Danny YatesEpisode: "An Impossible Silence"
1987 The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains Burn's Chicago LawyerTelevision film
1988Tricks of the TradeLt. StrykerTelevision film
1989 A Peaceable Kingdom Max HallEpisode: "Kitty Paws"
1990Hometown Boy Makes GoodAl SwearingerTelevision film
1990 Rainbow Drive Ira RosenbergTelevision film
1990Angel of DeathMattTelevision film
1990–1991 Twin Peaks Hank Jennings13 episodes
1990, 1994 Murder, She Wrote Al Wallace / Joey FreemanTelevision film
1991 Thirtysomething GeorgeEpisode: "The Difference Between Men and Women"
1991 K-9000 Eddie MonroeTelevision film
1991Runaway FatherRichardTelevision film
1992 Civil Wars Richard FoleyEpisode: "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense"
1992 Arresting Behavior Officer Pete Walsh5 episodes
1992Drug Wars: The Cocaine CartelCharlie WhiteTelevision film
1992 Deadbolt JordanTelevision film
1993The SwitchBillTelevision film
1993–1994 Bakersfield P.D. Bill17 episodes
1994 Grace Under Fire Kurt RossEpisode: "Pitch and Woo"
1995 Blossom DanEpisode: "It Happened One Night"
1995Texas JusticeLanny SheltonTelevision film
1997 Walker, Texas Ranger Foreman CoxEpisode: "A Woman's Place"
1998 Touched by an Angel Erskine HughesEpisode: "Doodlebugs"
1998 Michael Hayes BeckerEpisode: "Imagine"
1998The Cowboy and the Movie StarSheriffTelevision film; uncredited
1998 The Outer Limits MikeEpisode: "Black Box"
1998–2002 Any Day Now Collier83 episodes
1999–2000 Batman Beyond Shriek / Walter Shreeve (voice)3 episodes
2002 Boomtown Kevin Van HornEpisode: "Reelin' in the Years"
2003 CSI: Miami Leonard MurphyEpisode: "Forced Entry"
2003 JAG Major PhelpsEpisode: "The Boast"
2003, 2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Maurice Gallows / Mr. Young2 episodes
2004 Touching Evil Martin AkinsEpisode: "Love Lies Bleeding"
2006 Broken Trail Big EarsMiniseries
2006 Lost MikeEpisode: "Further Instructions"
2006 Sleeper Cell Bob2 episodes
2007 Cold Case Pat HallEpisode: "Shuffle, Ball Change"
2007 Smith DonnyEpisode: "Four"
2007 Friday Night Lights Coach Bill McGregor4 episodes
2007–2010 Saving Grace Doug Norman9 episodes
2008 Knight Rider Sheriff RamseyEpisode: "Knight Rider"
2008 Criminal Minds Sheriff Britt HallumEpisode: "Elephant's Memory"
2008 A Teacher's Crime Bill RanderTelevision film
2008 Shark Sheriff GriffinEpisode: "Wayne's World 3: Killer Shark"
2008 NCIS Captain Richard OwensEpisode: "Agent Afloat"
2008 CSI: NY Bernie BentonEpisode: "The Triangle"
2009 24 Doug Knowles2 episodes
2009 In Plain Sight Karl HogelandEpisode: "Duplicate Bridge"
2009 Law & Order Judge Robert MaxenEpisode: "Just a Girl in the World"
2010 Human Target Detective Al JenkinsEpisode: "Run"
2010 Outlaw Detective Hank DarbyEpisode: "In Re: Tracy Vidalin"
2010 Castle Wilbur PittorinoEpisode: "Last Call"
2010–2011 Boardwalk Empire Boss Frank Hague4 episodes
2011 Justified Walt McCready2 episodes
2011 The Glades Frank MorganEpisode: "Lost and Found"
2012 Femme Fatales Bendix DarbyEpisode: "Trophy Wife"
2012 Franklin & Bash Captain N. GoeppEpisode: "Summer Girls"
2013 The Mentalist Tom CrayhewEpisode: "The Red Barn"
2014 Grimm Bart3 episodes
2014 Halt and Catch Fire GaryEpisode: "Adventure"
2014 Legends Adviser to the PresidentEpisode: "Betrayal"
2014 Scorpion RonnyEpisode: "Shorthanded"
2015 Scandal Chief ConnersEpisode: "The Lawn Chair"
2015 Battle Creek Henry BriggsEpisode: "Mama's Boy"
2015 The Spoils Before Dying Ed Nestly3 episodes
2015 Impastor Roger KerryEpisode: "Honor Thy Boyfriend's Father and Mother"
2016 CSI: Cyber Mayor CavanaughEpisode: "Going Viral"
2016 Agent Carter Uncle BudEpisode: "Smoke & Mirrors"
2016 Rush Hour Elliot VaughnEpisode: "Prisoner of Love"
2016 Timeless Frank HamerEpisode: "Last Ride of Bonnie & Clyde"
2017 Chicago Justice Mr. NicholsEpisode: "Friendly Fire"
2017 Better Call Saul Billy GatwoodEpisode: "Fall"
2018 Lucifer (TV series) GilEpisode: "City of Angels?"
2018Liberty CrossingTerry Szymanski7 episodes

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