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Brian Howe

Highest Rated:   96% Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Lowest Rated:   7% Spy Hard (1996)
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Typically cast as an American everyman -- in many ways, the most challenging of roles to play -- the slightly stocky Hollywood character actor Brian Howe began his career during the mid-'90s, as an occasional guest player on episodes of such series as Law & Order (as a variety of different characters) and the short-lived sitcom The Bonnie Hunt Show (as Sammy Sinatra). Howe re-teamed with the venerable Hunt for a small role in his first feature, which the actress directed: the romantic comedy Return to Me, starring Minnie Driver and David Duchovny. Supporting turns in an uneven series of films ensued, ranging from Iain Softley's ill-advised sci-fier K-PAX (2001) to Steven Spielberg's buoyant comedy drama Catch Me If You Can (2002). Howe received fourth billing on series creator Barry Kemp's short-lived sitcom A Minute With Stan Hooper (2003), then landed a trio of supporting roles in A-listers during 2006: one in the Robin Williams farce RV, another in the Will Smith sudser The Pursuit of Happyness, and a third in Tony Scott's sci-fi actioner Déjà Vu. Clint Eastwood cast him in the 2008 drama Gran Torino. He appeared in the 2011 action film I Am Number Four, and in 2012 Howe appeared as Randy Scheunemann in the made-for-HBO docudrama Game Change.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
20% Sweet Girl
  • Actor
2021
29% Annabelle
  • Pete Higgins
2014
25% Devil's Knot
  • Detective McDonough
$0.2M 2014
33% Liz & Dick
  • Joseph Mankiewicz
2012
67% Game Change
  • Randy Scheunemann
2012
33% I Am Number Four
  • Frank
$55.1M 2011
No Score Yet Taking Chances
  • Stover Barksdale
2009
No Score Yet Dark and Stormy Night
  • Actor
2009
81% Gran Torino
  • Steve Kowalski
$148.1M 2009
No Score Yet Amy Bento - Hi-Lo Dome Challenge
  • Actor
2008
23% Evan Almighty
  • Builder
$100.3M 2007
No Score Yet Trail of the Screaming Forehead
  • Actor
2007
67% The Pursuit of Happyness
  • Jay Twistle
$162.6M 2006
24% RV
  • Marty
$71.5M 2006
No Score Yet Dark Heart
  • Actor
2006
53% The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra
  • Dr. Roger Fleming
2004
96% Catch Me If You Can
  • Earl
$164.4M 2002
42% The Majestic
  • Carl Leffert
2001
42% K-PAX
  • Steve
$50.1M 2001
85% State and Main
  • Bartender
$5.8M 2000
62% Return to Me
  • Mike
2000
7% Spy Hard
  • Clubhouse Bartender
1996

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
81% Kevin Can F**k Himself
2021
  • Pete McRoberts
  • 2021
No Score Yet Hawaii Five-0
2010-2020
  • Carl
  • 2019
93% Superstore
2015
  • Neil Penderson
  • 2019
  • 2018
81% 9-1-1
2018
  • Harlow
  • 2018
No Score Yet Code Black
2015-2018
  • Richard
  • 2018
59% Ghosted
2017-2018
  • Terry Katzenberg
  • 2018
No Score Yet S.W.A.T.
2017
  • Craig
  • 2018
No Score Yet Chicago Fire
2012
  • Nick Porter
  • 2018
  • 2017
No Score Yet SEAL Team
2017
  • Oliver
  • 2017
34% CSI: Cyber
2015-2016
  • Richard Reynolds
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Middle
2009-2018
  • Tom Hanson
  • 2016
81% Westworld
2015-2020
  • Sheriff Pickett
  • 2016
No Score Yet Criminal Minds
2005-2020
  • Alex Zorgen
  • 2015
77% House of Lies
2012-2016
  • Actor
  • 2015
84% Grey's Anatomy
2005
  • Cat Man/Robert Fischer
  • 2014
35% Growing Up Fisher
2014
  • Actor
  • 2014
59% The Newsroom
2012-2014
  • Barry Lasenthal
  • 2014
8% Betrayal
2013-2014
  • Matthew Hendricks Frank Perkins
  • 2013
97% Justified
2010-2015
  • Arnold
  • 2013
68% The Client List
2012-2013
  • Judge Overton
  • 2013
  • 2012
85% Nikita
2010-2013
  • Morgan Kendrick
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
82% Castle
2009-2016
  • Aaron Lerner
  • 2012
No Score Yet NCIS: Los Angeles
2009
  • Jack Caldwell
  • 2012
61% Franklin & Bash
2011-2014
  • Peter
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Harry Denton
  • 2010
No Score Yet Medium
2005-2011
  • John Claybourne
  • 2010
75% Nip/Tuck
2003-2009
  • Ron Mark
  • 2010
74% The Defenders
2010-2011
  • Chief of Detectives
  • 2010
No Score Yet The Mentalist
2008-2015
  • Arliss St Germain
  • 2010
78% Lie to Me
2009-2011
  • Garrett Denning
  • 2009
6% Mental
2009
  • Bob Escamilla
  • 2009
No Score Yet Numb3rs
2005-2010
  • Robert Posdner
  • 2009
31% Three Rivers
2009-2010
  • Mr. Hubbell
  • 2009
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
  • Harvey Wincroft Mr. Winston Larry Winston
  • 2009
  • 2001
90% Bones
2005-2017
  • Sheriff Leonard Wilkinson
  • 2008
86% Boston Legal
2004-2008
  • Martin Monroe
  • 2008
44% Journeyman
2007
  • Hugh Skillen
  • 2007
No Score Yet NCIS
2003
  • Sheriff Tom Barrett
  • 2007
90% The Shield
2002-2008
  • Carlos Morganza
  • 2007
No Score Yet All of Us
2003-2007
  • Mike
  • 2006
84% The Unit
2006-2009
  • Griffiths
  • 2006
No Score Yet Without a Trace
2002-2009
  • Grant Stoker
  • 2006
  • 2004
No Score Yet CSI: Miami
2002-2012
  • Dale Buford
  • 2005
No Score Yet Charmed
1998-2006
  • Ronnie
  • 2005
0% Killer Instinct
2005
  • Marty
  • 2005
96% Boomtown
2002-2003
  • Milo
  • 2003
No Score Yet The District
2000-2004
  • Murray Hatfield Det. Murray Hatfield
  • 2003
  • 2002
No Score Yet Judging Amy
1999-2005
  • Off. Darryl Clark
  • 2002
No Score Yet Will & Grace
1998-2006
  • Ken
  • 2002
No Score Yet Crossing Jordan
2001-2007
  • Cosgrove
  • 2002
  • 2001
No Score Yet Felicity
1998-2002
  • Eric Scott
  • 2001
  • 2000
No Score Yet Touched by an Angel
1994-2003
  • Charlie Jerry
  • 2001
  • 2000
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Det. Harry Sorkin Duffy John Mack
  • 1999
  • 1997
  • 1994
100% Bonnie
1995-1996
  • Sammy Sinatra
  • 1996
  • 1995
No Score Yet Growing Up Fisher
  • Actor

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