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      Jerry Wasserman

      Jerry Wasserman

      Highest Rated: 65% Watchmen (2009)

      Lowest Rated: 38% Alien Trespass (2009)

      Birthday: Nov 2, 1945

      Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

      Anyone who has watched television or gone to the movies sometime over the last few decades has seen Jerry Wasserman in one of the over 200 parts he's played, often as a tough cop or detective. But few know that Wasserman has a surprising second life -- he is also Dr. Wasserman, scholar and college professor. Wasserman grew up in the New York City area, where he acquired the accent that would serve him well in acting. He entered college as an engineering major but finished with a Ph.D. in literature. In the 1970s, he moved to Vancouver to teach, but with the local theater scene heating up, Wasserman was also able to indulge in his love of acting, eventually appearing in every major theater company in the province. Thus he was more than prepared when Hollywood began working in Canada in the é80s, lured by the country's lower production costs. As a middle-aged character actor who could play Americans because he actually was one, Wasserman was suddenly in demand for a steady stream of roles. He has had guest spots in dozens of TV shows, and recurring roles in such series as "Smallville" and "Wiseguys." Wasserman's movie work includes roles in "The Last Mimzy" and "I, Robot." Not surprisingly, one of the courses he now teaches as head of the Department of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia is Acting for the Camera.

      Highest rated movies

      Watchmen
      The Editor
      I, Robot
      Alien Trespass

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Heart of the Matter Milton Reed (Character) - 2022
      No Score Yet 83% The Wedding Veil Legacy Bruce (Character) - 2022
      No Score Yet 60% Christmas She Wrote Mr. Grantham (Character) - 2020
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Love Under the Olive Tree Raphael Brandini (Character) - 2020
      No Score Yet 33% Woman on the Run Ted Curtis (Character) - 2017
      58% 58% The Editor Police Chief O'Connor (Character) - 2014
      No Score Yet 11% Scarecrow Murphy (Character) - 2013
      No Score Yet 36% Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts Sheriff (Character) - 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Everything and Everyone William (Character) - 2011
      No Score Yet 17% Paradox Hillman (Character) - 2010
      No Score Yet 57% Sins of the Mother Carl (Character) - 2010
      38% 31% Alien Trespass Sam (Character) $104.4K 2009
      65% 71% Watchmen Detective Fine (Character) $107.5M 2009
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sight Unseen Detective Richard Walker (Character) - 2008
      No Score Yet 24% NYC: Tornado Terror Mayor Leonardo (Character) - 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Unthinkable Ed Callahan (Character) - 2007
      No Score Yet 33% Write & Wrong Marty Rosen (Character) - 2007
      No Score Yet 13% Family in Hiding Cloninger (Character) - 2006
      No Score Yet 6% The Entrance The Rapist (Character) - 2006
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Negotiator Agent Jon Di Carlo (Character) - 2005
      56% 70% I, Robot Baldez (Character) $144.8M 2004
      No Score Yet 15% The Operative Urquhart (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tick Tock Mitchell Clarke (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 32% Christina's House Sheriff Mark Sklar (Character) - 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Touched by a Killer Mitch Clarke (Character) - 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Scorn Swirski (Character) - 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Evolution's Child Agent Edmunds (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet 45% A Cooler Climate Leo (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet 53% Outrage Officer Dan McRyan (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Crimes of Passion: One Hot Summer Night Judge Block (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Circle of Deceit Leo Pappas (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 25% Goldrush: A Real-Life Alaskan Adventure Fisher (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 40% Kitchen Party Les Sr. (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wounded Dr. Sam Cohen (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Their Second Chance Gordon (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet High Stakes Unknown (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet 67% Contagious Detective Barnes (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gone in a Heartbeat Mr. Ross (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet 14% Maternal Instincts Detective Jack Kramer (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet 65% A Secret Between Friends: A Moment of Truth Movie E.R. Doctor (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Diana Kilmury: Teamster Les (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet When the Vows Break Mr. Morley (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Beyond Betrayal Detective (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tears and Laughter: The Joan and Melissa Rivers Story Max (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Double Cross First Detective (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Moment of Truth: Broken Pledges Dr. Parmel (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Final Appeal Miguel (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Only Way Out Brock (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Penthouse Link (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet 62% Quarantine Senator Ford (Character) - 1989

      TV

      Credit
      96% 89% The Last of Us Abe (Guest Star) 2023
      No Score Yet 83% Motive Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
      78% 69% Smallville Dr. Yaeger Scanlan (Guest Star) 2002 2004-2005
      39% 80% Tru Calling Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
      65% 81% Dark Angel Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Dr. Silcase (Guest Star) 1995 1997 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Viper Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
      74% 86% The X-Files Doctor Plith (Guest Star) 1994
      45% No Score Yet M.A.N.T.I.S. Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bordertown Whiskey Wagon Guard (Guest Star) 1989-1991
      No Score Yet 78% MacGyver Unknown (Guest Star) 1988 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wiseguy Monique's Friend (Guest Star) 1987-1988 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Danger Bay Unknown (Guest Star) 1986 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 21 Jump Street A.D.A. Brabeck (Guest Star) 1987-1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The New Adventures of Beans Baxter Number Two (Character) 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Airwolf Ackroyd (Guest Star) 1987