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      Brent Briscoe

      Brent Briscoe

      Highest Rated: 97% Sling Blade (1996)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      Birthday: May 21, 1961

      Birthplace: Moberly, Missouri, USA

      Born in Moberly, Missouri in 1961, Brent Briscoe graduated from the University of Missouri and quickly began working in local and regional theater. His first on screen appearance came in 1991, in a supporting role on an episode of "Knots Landing" (CBS, 1979-1993). He had recurring roles on sitcoms "Evening Shade" (CBS, 1990-94) and "Hearts Afire" (CBS, 1992-95), and even found himself writing episodes for the former. In 1994, Briscoe collaborated for the first time with Billy Bob Thornton, playing a supporting role in the short film "Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade" (1994). Briscoe would also go on to play a supporting role in the feature length film, "Sling Blade" (1996), based on the short film. Briscoe worked consistently, playing a number of supporting roles on TV series and in films, most notably in "A Simple Plan" (1998), also with Thornton. Thornton also starred in "Waking Up in Reno" (2002), a film scripted by Briscoe, who also played a supporting role. In 2011, Briscoe made his first appearance as JJ, owner of lead character Leslie Knope's favorite diner, on "Parks and Recreation" (NBC, 2009-2015), a role he would reprise a number of times over the course of the series. Briscoe played his largest role in "Twin Peaks" (Showtime, 2017), playing local detective Dave Macklay in David Lynch's revival of his iconic series. Briscoe passed away suddenly in October of 2017 from complications after a fall.

      Highest rated movies

      Sling Blade A Simple Plan
      The Jack Bull
      In the Valley of Elah
      Zombeavers
      The Big Empty
      Man on the Moon
      Extract

      Photos

      Hell on Wheels, Brent Briscoe (L), Adam Beach (R), 'The Game', Season 3, Ep. #4, 08/24/2013, ©AMC SIMPLE PLAN, A, Brent Briscoe, Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, 1998 Hell on Wheels, Common (L), Brent Briscoe (C), Anson Mount (R), 'The Game', Season 3, Ep. #4, 08/24/2013, ©AMC Hell on Wheels, Brent Briscoe, 'The Game', Season 3, Ep. #4, 08/24/2013, ©AMC Hell on Wheels, Brent Briscoe, 'The Game', Season 3, Ep. #4, 08/24/2013, ©AMC Hell on Wheels, Brent Briscoe (L), Anson Mount (C), Common (R), 'The Game', Season 3, Ep. #4, 08/24/2013, ©AMC Hell on Wheels, Common (L), Anson Mount (C), Brent Briscoe (R), 'The Game', Season 3, Ep. #4, 08/24/2013, ©AMC Parks and Recreation, Brent Briscoe, 'Save J.J.'s', Season 7, Ep. #6, 01/27/2015, ©NBC MADISON, Brent Briscoe, Frank Knapp, Jim Caviezel, Jake Lloyd, 2001, (c) MGM A SIMPLE PLAN, from left: Billy Bob Thornton, Bill Paxton, Brent Briscoe, 1998, © Paramount 5TH OF JULY, (AKA FIFTH OF JULY), FROM LEFT: ROBYN OKRANT, BRENT BRISCOE, 2019. © FOUR FISH FILMS YES MAN, from left: John Michael Higgins, Brent Briscoe, Jim Carrey, 2008. ©Warner Bros.

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 5th of July Dakota (Character) - 2019
      0% 33% Term Life Murphy (Character) $13.0K 2016
      No Score Yet 81% Hello, My Name Is Frank Puggis (Character) - 2014
      71% 32% Zombeavers Winston Gregorson (Character) $8.2K 2014
      0% 41% Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? Dispatcher (Character) $830.2K 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Born Wild Kyle Rich (Character) - 2013
      38% 19% Beneath Mundy (Character) - 2013
      No Score Yet 26% Ambush at Dark Canyon Morgan Heinz (Character) - 2012
      56% 40% The Killer Inside Me Bum (Character) $215.0K 2010
      No Score Yet 25% Small Town Saturday Night Travis Perkins (Character) - 2010
      62% 38% Extract Phil (Character) $10.8M 2009
      No Score Yet 91% Crazy Doug (Character) - 2008
      46% 66% Yes Man Homeless Guy (Character) $97.7M 2008
      No Score Yet 50% Black Crescent Moon Earl (Character) - 2008
      No Score Yet 46% Home of the Giants Prock (Character) - 2007
      74% 77% In the Valley of Elah Det. Hodge (Character) $6.8M 2007
      56% 39% Randy and the Mob Griff Postell (Character) $45.1K 2007
      11% 44% The Messengers Plume (Character) $35.4M 2007
      31% 50% Madison Tony Steinhardt (Character) $508.9K 2005
      67% 48% The Big Empty Dan (Character) - 2003
      11% 31% Waking Up in Reno Writer $261.6K 2002
      42% 60% The Majestic Sheriff Cecil Coleman (Character) $27.8M 2001
      14% 33% Driven Crusher (Character) $32.6M 2001
      8% 31% Say It Isn't So Vic Bloomfield (Character) $5.5M 2001
      12% 50% Double Take Junior Barnes (Character) $29.8M 2001
      No Score Yet 54% The Thirteenth Year Big John Wheatley (Character) - 1999
      58% 46% The Minus Man Chief of Police (Character) $368.8K 1999
      80% 73% The Jack Bull Sheriff Felton (Character) - 1999
      64% 79% Man on the Moon Heavyset Technician (Character) $34.6M 1999
      57% 62% Another Day in Paradise Clem (Character) $1.0M 1999
      No Score Yet 9% Legalese Cashen Depps (Character) - 1998
      90% 81% A Simple Plan Lou Chambers (Character) $16.3M 1998
      97% 92% Sling Blade Scooter Hodges (Character) $24.5M 1996

      TV

      Credit
      93% 90% Parks and Recreation JJ (Character),
      Unknown (Guest Star)
      2011 2013 2015 2024
      94% 83% Twin Peaks: The Return Detective Dave Macklay (Guest Star) 2017
      95% 87% Brooklyn Nine-Nine Matthew Langdon (Guest Star) 2017
      No Score Yet 85% NCIS Buzz (Guest Star) 2017
      97% 94% Justified Luther Kent (Character) 2015
      73% 90% Hell on Wheels Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
      No Score Yet 67% NCIS: Los Angeles Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
      74% 73% The Defenders Tyler Ralston (Guest Star) 2010
      No Score Yet 82% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2004 2010
      No Score Yet 75% Medium Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
      90% 83% Bones Larry Stansfield (Guest Star) 2006
      84% 73% Grey's Anatomy Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
      90% 96% House Farmer (Guest Star) 2005
      No Score Yet 93% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
      No Score Yet No Score Yet JAG Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
      92% 96% Deadwood Prosecutor (Guest Star) 2004
      73% No Score Yet The Handler Unknown (Guest Star) 2003-2004
      50% No Score Yet Gideon's Crossing Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Maximum Bob Unknown (Guest Star) 1998