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Muse Watson in 2009
Muse Watson (born July 20, 1948) is an American stage and screen actor.He became known for his roles as Ben Willis, the primary antagonist in the I Know What You Did Last Summer franchise, Charles Westmoreland on the Fox television series Prison Break and as Mike Franks in CBS television series NCIS .
Theatre in the United States is part of the European theatrical tradition that dates back to ancient Greek theatre and is heavily influenced by the British theatre. The central hub of the US theater scene is New York City, with its divisions of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway. Many movie and television stars got their big break working in New York productions. Outside New York, many cities have professional regional or resident theater companies that produce their own seasons, with some works being produced regionally with hopes of eventually moving to New York. US theater also has an active community theatre culture, which relies mainly on local volunteers who may not be actively pursuing a theatrical career.
I Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1997 American slasher film directed by Jim Gillespie, written by Kevin Williamson, and starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, and Freddie Prinze Jr., with Anne Heche, Bridgette Wilson, and Johnny Galecki appearing in supporting roles. Loosely based on the 1973 novel of the same name by Lois Duncan, the film centers on four young friends who are stalked by a hook-wielding killer one year after covering up a car accident in which they were involved. The film also draws inspiration from the urban legend known as the Hook.
The Fox Broadcasting Company is an American commercial terrestrial television network that is a flagship property of the Fox Corporation. The network is headquartered at 1211 Avenue of the Americas in New York City, with additional offices at the Fox Broadcasting Center and at the Fox Television Center in Los Angeles.
Watson was born on July 20, 1948, in Alexandria, Louisiana. He attended Louisiana Tech on a music stipend for two years before transferring to Berea College in Berea, Kentucky, where he performed for the first time on stage as Petruchio in a production of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew . During and after his years at Berea, he worked in outdoor dramas, dinner theaters, and small repertory groups.
Alexandria is the ninth-largest city in the state of Louisiana and is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. It lies on the south bank of the Red River in almost the exact geographic center of the state. It is the principal city of the Alexandria metropolitan area which encompasses all of Rapides and Grant parishes. Its neighboring city is Pineville. In 2010, the population was 47,723, an increase of 3 percent from the 2000 census.
A stipend is a regular fixed sum of money paid for services or to defray expenses, such as for scholarship, internship, or apprenticeship. It is often distinct from an income or a salary because it does not necessarily represent payment for work performed; instead it represents a payment that enables somebody to be exempt partly or wholly from waged or salaried employment in order to undertake a role that is normally unpaid or voluntary, or which cannot be measured in terms of a task .
Berea College is a private liberal arts work college in Berea, Kentucky. Founded in 1855, Berea College is distinctive among post-secondary institutions for providing free education to students and for having been the first college in the Southern United States to be coeducational and racially integrated. Berea College charges no tuition; every admitted student is provided the equivalent of a four-year scholarship.
His theater credits include acting as Hamlet in Hamlet , Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire , Pale in Burn This , and Cervantes in Man of La Mancha. He also directed a production of Ain't Misbehavin' .
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare sometime between 1599 and 1602. Set in Denmark, the play depicts Prince Hamlet and his revenge against his uncle, Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father in order to seize his throne and marry Hamlet's mother.
Burn This is a play by Lanford Wilson. Like much of Wilson's work, the play includes themes of gay identity and relationships.
Man of La Mancha is a 1965 musical with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, and music by Mitch Leigh. It is adapted from Wasserman's non-musical 1959 teleplay I, Don Quixote, which was in turn inspired by Miguel de Cervantes and his 17th-century novel Don Quixote. It tells the story of the "mad" knight Don Quixote as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition. The work is not and does not pretend to be a faithful rendition of either Cervantes' life or Don Quixote. Wasserman complained repeatedly about people taking the work as a musical version of Don Quixote.
In 1989, with a new transition to film, Watson began pursuing feature film roles. By 2005, he had appeared in 43 feature films such as Sommersby , Something to Talk About , Assassins , Dead Birds , Rosewood , I Know What You Did Last Summer , From Dusk Till Dawn 2 , I Still Know What You Did Last Summer , Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me , and Songcatcher . As of 2005, seven of the films he has appeared in, combined, have grossed over $850 million.
Sommersby is a 1993 American romantic period drama film directed by Jon Amiel from a screenplay written by Nicholas Meyer and Sarah Kernochan, adapted from the historical account of the 16th century French peasant Martin Guerre. The film stars Richard Gere and Jodie Foster in the leading roles. Bill Pullman, James Earl Jones, Clarice Taylor, Frankie Faison, and R. Lee Ermey are featured in supporting roles. Set in the Reconstruction era following the American Civil War, in the film; a farmer returns home from the war, but his wife begins to suspect that the man is an impostor.
Something to Talk About is a 1995 American comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström, from a screenplay written by Callie Khouri. It stars Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid as an estranged couple, Kyra Sedgwick as Roberts' sister, and Robert Duvall and Gena Rowlands as their parents.
Assassins is a 1995 American action thriller film directed by Richard Donner. The screenplay was by Lana and Lilly Wachowski and Brian Helgeland. The film stars Sylvester Stallone and Antonio Banderas and costars Julianne Moore. The Wachowskis stated that their script was "totally rewritten" by Helgeland, and that they tried to remove their names from the film but failed.
His television credits include eight made-for-television movies including Blind Vengeance and Justice in a Small Town; and the television series, American Gothic , The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles , Cold Case , Matlock , The Lazarus Man , JAG , Walker, Texas Ranger , Criminal Minds , and Prison Break . He appeared on episodes of Ghost Whisperer ("Delia's First Ghost", April 2007) and CSI ("Who and What", November 2007). Watson also guest starred in an episode of The Mentalist ("Carnelian, Inc.", March 2009), and in the Castle episode "Punked" (October 2010). Since 2006, he has appeared as a recurring cast member on NCIS as Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs's mentor and former superior Mike Franks.
American Gothic is a 1930 painting by Grant Wood in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Wood was inspired to paint what is now known as the American Gothic House in Eldon, Iowa, along with "the kind of people I fancied should live in that house." It depicts a farmer standing beside a woman who has been interpreted to be his daughter.
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 4, 1992, to July 24, 1993. Filming took place in various locations around the world, with "Old Indy" bookend segments filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina and on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. The series was an Amblin Television/Lucasfilm production in association with Paramount Network Television.
Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal-defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by Intermedia Entertainment Company, The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove Productions, and Viacom Productions, originally aired from March 3, 1986 to May 8, 1992 on NBC; and from November 5, 1992 until May 7, 1995 on ABC.
Watson also gave a performance with Jennifer Love Hewitt as a special guest on Saturday Night Live (1998), parodying his role in I Know What You Did Last Summer. He also joined the production company Shorris Film with Christopher Showerman and Clint Morris—their first film is the Western Between the Sand and the Sky. Watson is now filming A Christmas Snow , in which he plays a character named Sam.
Jennifer Love Hewitt is an American actress, singer, songwriter, producer, and director. Hewitt began her career as a child actress and singer, appearing in national television commercials before joining the cast of the Disney Channel series Kids Incorporated (1989–1991) as well as performing as a backup singer. She received her breakthrough role as Sarah Reeves Merrin on the Fox teen drama Party of Five (1995–1999), and rose to fame as a teen star for her role as Julie James in the horror film I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) and its 1998 sequel, and as Amanda Beckett in the teen comedy film Can't Hardly Wait (1998).
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title NBC's Saturday Night. The show's comedy sketches, which often parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually delivers the opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast as with featured performances by a musical guest. An episode normally begins with a cold open sketch that ends with someone breaking character and proclaiming, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!", properly beginning the show.
Christopher Clare Showerman is an American actor, best known for his role as George in George of the Jungle 2 (2003).
Watson is an advocate for people with autism, and has taken an active role in educating people about autism. He is the honorary chairman of Stars for Autism, a nonprofit organization incorporated in Battlefield, Missouri. He is featured in the video promotion for that organization, www.Stars4Autism.com.
He wrote the foreword to a book for parents and teachers, entitled Stars in Her Eyes, Navigating the Maze of Childhood Autism, by Dr. Linda Barboa and Elizabeth Obrey.
|1989||Black Rainbow||Police Officer|
|1990||The Handmaid's Tale||Guardian|
|1995||Something to Talk About||Hank Corrigan|
|1995||The Journey of August King||Zimmer|
|1997||I Know What You Did Last Summer||Benjamin Willis|
|1997||Acts of Betrayal||Trenton Fraser / Mars|
|1998||Heartwood||Deputy Jim Keller|
|1998||If I Die Before I Wake||Daryl|
|1998||Break Up||Baker Cop #1|
|1998||I Still Know What You Did Last Summer||Benjamin Willis|
|1999||The Art of a Bullet||Captain Walters|
|1999||From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money||C.W.||Direct to-DVD|
|1999||Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me||Klansman|
|1999||All the Rage||Cleaner|
|2000||Ten Grand||Big Tony||Direct to-DVD|
|2001||American Outlaws||Burly Detective|
|2002||Hollywood Vampyr||Prof. Fulton|
|2003||Season of the Hunted||Frank|
|2003||Wild Turkey||Short film|
|2004||The Last Summer||Jerimiah Shuman|
|2004||A Day Without a Mexican||Louis McClaire|
|2004||The Dark Agent and the Passing of the Torch Chapter 7||Lester King||Short film|
|2005||House of Grimm|
|2005||End of the Spear||Adolfo|
|2008||Between the Sand and the Sky||Boss|
|2009||The Haircut||Muse||Short film|
|2009||White Lightnin'||D. Ray White|
|2010||Small Town Saturday Night||Charlie Carson|
|2010||The Presence||Mr. Browman|
|2010||A Christmas Snow||Sam|
|2011||The Dead Ones||Gus|
|2011||Dear Shane||Shane's Father||Short film|
|2012||The Last Exorcism Part 2||Frank|
|2012||Compound Fracture||Gary Woolffsen|
|2013||Three Times a Lady||Walter Justice||Pre-production|
|2013||My Name Is Paul||Torin Walters||Pre-production|
|2015||Penance Lane||Crazy Ray||Pre-production|
|1990||Blind Vengeance||Varsac||TV movie|
|1993||Matlock||Patrol Officer||Episode: "The Debt"|
|1994||Matlock||Security Man||Episode: "The Dare"|
|1994||Leave of Absence||Guy||TV movie|
|1994||Justice in a Small Town||D.A. Robert Stubbs||TV movie|
|1995||Tad||Tom Pendel||TV movie|
|1995||Tecumseh: The Last Warrior||Whitley||TV movie|
|1995||American Gothic||Wash Sutpen||Episode: "Damned If You Don't"|
|1996||The Lazarus Man||Dawkins||Episode: "Quality of the Enemy"|
|1998||JAG||Admiral Arthur Fessenden||Episode: "Innocence"|
|1998||Saturday Night Live||Benjamin Willis (uncredited)||Episode: "Jennifer Love Hewitt/Beastie Boys"|
|1999||You Know My Name||Cowboy Actor (uncredited)||TV movie|
|1999||Walker, Texas Ranger||Freddy Forbes||Episode: "Team Cherokee: Part 1"|
Episode: "Team Cherokee: Part 2"
|2003||The Last Cowboy||Otis Bertram||TV movie|
|2005–06, 2009||Prison Break||Charles Westmoreland||19 episodes|
|2006||Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall||Captain Barnes||TV movie|
|2006||Close to Home||Bob Peters||Episode: "A Father's Story"|
|2006–2017||NCIS||Mike Franks||18 episodes|
|2007||Criminal Minds||Mickey Bates||Episode: "Revelations"|
|2007||Ghost Whisperer||Milt Charles (uncredited)||Episode: "Delia's First Ghost"|
|2007||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Station Yard Controller||Episode: "Who and What"|
|2008||A Kiss at Midnight||Ben Wiatt||TV movie|
|2009||Cop House||Stubbs||TV movie|
|2009||The Mentalist||Jake Cooby||Episode: "Carnelian, Inc."|
|2009||Cold Case||John Norwood||Episode: "November 22"|
|2009||iCarly||Bucky||Episode: "iHave My Principals"|
|2010||Castle||Ivan Podofski||Episode: "Punked"|
|2011||Franklin & Bash||Officer Tom Werth||Episode: "Go Tell It on the Mountain"|
|2014||Justified||Elmont Swain||Episode: "Wrong Roads"|
Freddie James Prinze Jr. is an American actor. He has starred in films such as I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998), She's All That (1999), Summer Catch (2001), Scooby-Doo (2002), and its sequel Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004). Prinze has also had recurring and starring roles in television shows, including Friends (2002), Boston Legal (2004), Freddie (2005–06) and 24 (2010), and voiced Kanan Jarrus in the Disney XD series Star Wars Rebels.
Robert Hammond Patrick Jr. is an American actor. Best known for his portrayals of various villainous characters, Patrick is a Saturn Award winner with four nominations.
Wilmer Eduardo Valderrama is a Venezuelan American actor, producer, singer and television personality. He is best known for the role of Fez in the sitcom That '70s Show (1998–2006) and as Carlos Madrigal in From Dusk till Dawn: The Series (2014–16). He was also host of the MTV series Yo Momma (2006–07), the voice of Manny in the children's show Handy Manny (2006–13) and has had recurring roles on Grey's Anatomy as well as The Ranch. He also has a role on NCIS as Nick Torres.
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1998 American slasher film and a sequel to the 1997 film I Know What You Did Last Summer. Directed by Danny Cannon, the film was written by Trey Callaway, and features characters originally created in Lois Duncan's 1973 novel I Know What You Did Last Summer. Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Muse Watson reprise their roles, with Brandy, Mekhi Phifer, Jennifer Esposito, and Matthew Settle joining the cast. I Still Know What You Did Last Summer continues after the events of the first film.
Thomas Mark Harmon is an American television and film actor. He has appeared in a wide variety of roles since the early 1970s. Initially achieving fame as a college football player, his role on St. Elsewhere led to his being named "Sexiest Man Alive" by People in 1986. After spending the majority of the 1990s as a character actor, he discovered newfound fame for his portrayal of Secret Service special agent Simon Donovan in The West Wing, receiving a 2002 Emmy Award nomination for his acting in a four-episode story arc.
Michael Barrett "Barry" Watson is an American actor, known for his roles of Matthew "Matt" Camden on 7th Heaven, Brian Davis in What About Brian and Todd Deepler in Samantha Who?.
Aidan Quinn is an American actor, who made his film debut in Reckless (1984). He has starred in over 40 feature films, including Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), The Mission (1986), Stakeout (1987), Avalon (1990), Benny & Joon (1993), Legends of the Fall (1994), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Blink (1994), Michael Collins (1996), Practical Magic (1998), Song for a Raggy Boy (2003), and Unknown (2011).
Jonathan Niven Cryer is an American actor, comedian and television director. Born into a show business family, Cryer made his motion picture debut as a teenaged photographer in the 1984 romantic comedy No Small Affair; his breakout role came in 1986, playing "Duckie" in the John Hughes-written film Pretty in Pink. In 1998, he wrote and produced the independent film Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five.
Michael Manning Weatherly Jr. is an American actor, producer and director who became known for playing the role of Anthony DiNozzo on CBS television series, NCIS (2003–2016) and earlier played Logan Cale in the Fox drama Dark Angel (2000-2002). In October 2016, he began the title role of Dr. Jason Bull in Bull, a CBS courtroom drama.
John Mark Galecki is an American actor. He played Leonard Hofstadter in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2007–2019) and David Healy in the ABC sitcom Roseanne. Galecki also appeared in the films National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989), Prancer (1989), Suicide Kings (1997), I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), Bookies (2003), In Time (2011), and Rings (2017).
Ziva David is a fictional character from the CBS television series NCIS, portrayed by Chilean-born American actress Cote de Pablo. Ziva first appeared in the season 3 premiere episode, "Kill Ari ", and became a regular cast member from the episode "Silver War". She replaced Caitlin "Kate" Todd, who was killed at the hands of Ziva's half-brother, Ari Haswari, in the season 2 finale. Following the onscreen death of the character's father in season 10, Gabi Coccio recurrently portrayed a young Ziva in flashbacks.
Eric Christian Olsen is an American actor. He is known for his portrayals of Detective Marty Deeks on the CBS television series NCIS: Los Angeles, and of Austin in the film Not Another Teen Movie.
Clueless is an American teen sitcom based on the 1995 teen film of the same name. The series originally premiered on ABC on September 20, 1996, as a part of the TGIF lineup during its first season. The show then spent its last two seasons on UPN ending on May 25, 1999.
José Zúñiga is a Honduran-American actor.
Chris Ellis is an American film and television actor.
Troian Avery Bellisario is an American actress. She is known for playing the role of Spencer Hastings in Freeform's Pretty Little Liars.
Louis Herthum is an American actor and producer. Herthum has worked as a stage, television, and film actor, and he has also appeared in national television commercials. He is best known for his recurring role as Dep. Andy Broom, the young sheriff of Jessica Fletcher on Murder, She Wrote and Peter Abernathy in the HBO television series Westworld.
"Baltimore" is the 22nd episode in the eighth season, and the 184th overall episode, of the American crime drama television series NCIS. It first aired on CBS in the United States on May 3, 2011. The episode is written by Steven Binder and directed by Terrence O'Hara, and was seen by 17.87 million viewers.
"Damned If You Do" is the 24th episode of the tenth season of the American police procedural drama NCIS, and the 234th episode overall. It originally aired on CBS in the United States on May 14, 2013. The episode is written by Gary Glasberg and directed by Tony Wharmby, and was seen by 18.79 million viewers.
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