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Jeff Kober

Mostly Credited As: Jeff Kober
Birth Name: Jeffrey L. Kober
Date Of Birth: December 18, 1953 (Age 60)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Billings, Montana
Height: 5' 10 ¾" (1.79 m)

Jeff Kober


Jeff Kober was born in Billings,Montana, on 18 December, 1953. A veteran actor of more than twenty years on the stage and screen, Mr.Kober is also a noted writer and artist. Jeff Kober began his screen career with an extra role on the series "V". He moved forward in his career with supporting roles on the series China Beach and the now cult series Kindred:The Embraced. Guest roles on some of the most popular series of the day, by Jeff Kober, include Law and Order:SVU, 24,ER, The Closer, Criminal Minds, Crossing Jordan, and CSI:L.V., and most recently on Supernatural as the the inmate Randall in an episode called Folsom Prison Blues. Stage appearances by Mr. Kober, include J For J, The Moundbuilders, Defying Gravity, Poster Of The Cosmos, and The Andersonville Trial. Jeff Kober's many film roles include World Without Waves,Tank Girl (a rare comedic turn), The First Power, Defining Maggie, Out Of Bounds, Keep The Change, Gold Coast, Lucid, the Academy Award winning Session Man, and The Hills Have Eyes2.
A man of many talents, Jeff Kober is the author of Art That Pays:The Emerging Artist's Guide To Making A Living, along with Adele Slaughter,. A painter of considerable skill, Mr. Kober was the artist behind the work attributed to his character Daedalus on the series Kindred:The Embraced. Mr. Kober also edited The Shortcut Home, a work by his acting instructor, Candace Silvers. Jeff Kober has branched out into directing with his work on the one man play, The Bhavagad Gita:The Song Of God.
Jeff Kober has been married and divorced twice (Rhonda Talbot and Kelley Cutrone). He is the father of one son. Mr. Kober's next role is in the film Multiple. The film is now in post-production.




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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Kindred: The Embraced (1996)As: Daedalus
Higher Education (1994)As: Dale Evans
China Beach (1988)As: Dodger (S02-S04 recurring in S01)
Episode Cast Credits 

The Walking Dead (2010) 
  A 04x16: (Mar/30/2014) As Joe 
  Us 04x15: (Mar/23/2014) As Joe (Leader Of Wandering Group Of Survivors) 
  Alone 04x13: (Mar/09/2014) As Joe (Leader Of Wandering Group Of Survivors) 
  Claimed 04x11: (Feb/23/2014) As Joe, [Uncredited]

Sons of Anarchy (2008) 
  Sweet and Vaded 06x07: (Oct/22/2013) As Jacob Hale Jr. 
  Crucifixed 05x10: (Nov/13/2012) As Jacob Hale Jr. 
  Orca Shrugged 05x05: (Oct/09/2012) As Jacob Hale Jr. 
  To Be, Act 2 04x14: (Dec/06/2011) As Jacob Hale Jr. 

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005) 
  Gun Fever Too: Still Hot 09x02: (Sep/11/2013) As Creepy Guy 

New Girl (2011) 
  Bathtub 02x10: (Dec/04/2012) As Remy 
  See Ya 01x24: (May/08/2012) As Remy 
  The Landlord 01x12: (Feb/07/2012) As Remy 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) 
  Stealing Home 12x15: (Feb/22/2012) As Walter Douglas Hicks 
  One Hit Wonder 03x14: (Feb/06/2003) As Roger Wilder 

Law & Order: Los Angeles (2010) 
  Harbor City 01x03: (Oct/13/2010) As Toomey 

CSI: Miami (2002) 
  Dishonor 08x18: (Mar/22/2010) As Glenn Harper 

Lost (2004) 
  What Kate Does 06x03: (Feb/09/2010) As Mechanic, [Uncredited]

Burn Notice (2007) 
  Friends and Family 03x01: (Jun/04/2009) As Falcone 

Numb3rs (2005) 
  Conspiracy Theory 05x09: (Dec/05/2008) As Brady 

The Cleaner (2008) 
  House of Pain 01x07: (Sep/02/2008) As Tom Porter 

Reaper (2007) 
  Greg, Schmeg 01x16: (May/06/2008) As Dennis 

Supernatural (2005) 
  Folsom Prison Blues 02x19: (Apr/26/2007) As Randall 

The Closer (2005) 
  To Protect and To Serve 02x05: (Jul/10/2006) As Scott Campbell 

24 (2001) 
  Day 5: 7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. 05x01: (Jan/15/2006) As Haas 

The Love Comes Softly Saga (2003) 
  Love's Long Journey 01x03: (Dec/03/2005) As Mason 

Criminal Minds (2005) 
  Derailed 01x09: (Nov/23/2005) As Leo 

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) 
  Charisma 06x07: (Nov/16/2004) As Abraham / Eugene Hoff 

NYPD Blue (1993) 
  Fish Out of Water 12x02: (Sep/28/2004) As Leon Belkin 
  Everyone Into the Poole 08x16: (Apr/24/2001) As Tom 

Dr. Vegas (2004) 
  Pilot 01x01: (Sep/24/2004) As Not named 

The Guardian (2001) 
  Believe 03x08: (Nov/11/2003) As Fred Murphy 

10-8 (2003) 
  Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik 01x05: (Oct/26/2003) As Ken Meade 

Peacemakers (2003) 
  Dead to Rights 01x05: (Aug/20/2003) As Major Hansen 

The Shield (2002) 
  Inferno 02x11: (Mar/18/2003) As Bruce Rosen 

ER (1994) 
  First Snowfall 09x08: (Nov/21/2002) As Toby and Matt's Dad 

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) 
  Two to Go (1) 06x20: (May/21/2002) As Rack 
  Villains 06x19: (May/14/2002) As Rack 
  Wrecked 06x09: (Nov/27/2001) As Rack 
  Helpless 03x12: (Jan/19/1999) As Zachary Kralik 

Crossing Jordan (2001) 
  Crime & Punishment 01x17: (Mar/04/2002) As Daryl 

Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) 
  Shadows of P'Jem 01x15: (Feb/06/2002) As Traeg 

Star Trek: Voyager (1995) 
  Repentance 07x13: (Jan/31/2001) As Iko 

JAG (1995) 
  Body Talk 05x24: (May/16/2000) As Rory Coulter 

Charmed (1998) 
  The Power of Two 01x20: (May/12/1999) As Jackson Ward 

7 Days (1998) 
  A Dish Best Served Cold 01x17: (Apr/21/1999) As James Rance 

Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996) 
  Bird of Prey (2) 04x02: (Mar/26/1999) As Raymond Corvus 
  Song of the Raven (1) 04x01: (Mar/19/1999) As Raymond Corvus 

C-16: FBI (1997) 
  The Art of War 01x08: (May/21/1998) As Ringo Lattimer 

The Pretender (1996) 
  Bank 02x20: (May/09/1998) As Clavell Dane 

Nothing Sacred (1997) 
  The Coldest Night of the Year 01x15: (Mar/14/1998) As Michael Reyneaux 
  Calling 01x07: (Nov/06/1997) As Michael Reyneaux 

The Magnificent Seven (1998) 
  Safecracker 01x04: (Jan/24/1998) As Morgan Coltrane 

Walker, Texas Ranger (1993) 
  99th Ranger 05x17: (Feb/08/1997) As Russell 'Rusty' Stafford 
  Something in the Shadows (2) 02x13: (Jan/22/1994) As Kurt Nypo 
  Something in the Shadows (1) 02x12: (Jan/15/1994) As Kurt Nypo 

The Lazarus Man (1996) 
  The Hold-Up 01x16: (Oct/12/1996) As Unknown 

Earth 2 (1994) 
  Redemption 01x10: (Jan/22/1995) As ZED 

The Commish (1991) 
  Bank Job 03x16: (Feb/26/1994) As Gary Spurling 

The X-Files (1993) 
  Ice 01x08: (Nov/05/1993) As Bear 

The Hat Squad (1992) 
  Dead Man Walking 01x10: (Jan/16/1993) As Sgt. Dan Coltrain 

MacGyver (1985) 
  Pirates 02x15: (Feb/09/1987) As Matt Bell, [Co-Guest Stars]

Falcon Crest (1981) 
  Dark Passion 06x14: (Jan/09/1987) As Guy Stafford 
  Missed Connections 06x13: (Jan/02/1987) As Guy Stafford 
  False Point 06x12: (Dec/19/1986) As Guy Stafford 
  Hot Spots 06x11: (Dec/12/1986) As Guy Stafford 

The Twilight Zone (1985) (1985) 
  Night of the Meek 01x30: (Dec/20/1985) As Police Officer 

Highway to Heaven (1984) 
  The Monster (1) 02x10: (Dec/04/1985) As Julian Bradley 

V (1983) (1983) 
  The Hero 03x11: (Jan/11/1985) As Extra, [Uncredited]
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Kindred: The Embraced (1996)• Art Department

Episode Crew


Trivia

Anyone wishing to read the full interviews of Jeff Kober, that I used for a quote source, can find those and others at the official Jeff Kober website. There are several more listed there also. This is a very private individual and there is very little information available about him to be found.

Jeff Kober had a rather uncomfortable time portraying, Satanist serial killer, Patrick Channing in the 1990 film, The First Power. Kober delved into the occult to research the role of Channing and found the experience to be psychologically troubling. This is a quote he made about acting, in an interview , at the time of the video release of The First Power, "As an actor, I have to do my work in such a way that I believe it. If I make my part believable, that transfers to the audience." Kober went on to state that by the time The First Power finished filming that the whole sitaution of the Channing role had come to be too much in the way of an emotional drain. (Source-Interview"Playing The Villain"by Lyn Jones, Image, March, 1990, Australia)

This is a quote from Jeff Kober about rearing his son, "My son is so cool. He's completely changed my lifestyle and expanded it for the better." (Source-Playgirl interview, Feb., 1990, Interviewer-Susan Bax)

Jeff Kober was nominated for Best Actor as the character of Drake in the Independent short film Lucid (2006), at the Wild Rose Independent Film Festival.

Jeff Kober has appeared in the following theater release films, The Hills Have Eyes2 (as Lincoln Redding), Lucid (as Drake), The Maker (as Rubicon Beziqui), The First Power (as Patrick Channing), Tank Girl (as Booga), Lucky Stiff (as Ike McArthur Nixon Mitchell), World Without Waves (as Doug), Alien Nation (as Joshua Strader), Viper (Matt Thomas/Richard Gelb), Out Of Bounds (as Roy Gaddis), The Baby Doll Murders (as Louis), The Big Fall (as Axe Roosevelt), Demolition High (as Luther), Automatic (as Major West), Militia (as Tom Jeffries), Inferno (as Beserko), Defining Maggie (as Buddy), Enough (as F.B.I. agent), A Man Apart (as Pomona Joe), and Hidalgo (as Sergeant at Wounded Knee).

Jeff Kober has appeared in the following made for television fims,The Advanced Guard (as Desmond), Gold Coast (as Roland Crowe), Laguna Heat (as Vic Harmon), The Innocent (as Tinsley), A Matter Of Justice (as Talbot), Desperate Rescue:The Cathy Mahone Story (as J.D. Roberts), The Hit List (as Richard Cordon), Keep The Change (as Billy Kelton), Ned Blessing:The True Story Of My Life (as Tors Buckner), Session Man (as Dean Storm), Lost Voyage (as Dazinger), Windfall (as Bennett), Logan's War: Bound By Honor ( as Sal Mercado), and American Tragedy (as Bill Pavelic).

Jeff Kober was instrumental along with Jenny Sullivan and John Ritter in developing and helping put into production the play J For J. The play as written by Jenny Sullivan, was autobiographical in nature, and concrened the relationship of Jenny's father acclaimed actor Barry Sullivan with her brother John, who was challenged, as seen through a series of letters written to the boy by Barry. Jeff Kober played the part of Barry Sullivan (The Father), with John Ritter taking on the role of John Sullivan.

The role that Jeff Kober most enjoyed playing was the character of Evan"Dodger"Winslow on the Emmy winning , Vietnamese war drama , China Beach.

Jeff Kober appeared in the short film Session Man (1991) as rock band member Dean Storm. Session Man won an Academy Award as Best Live Action Short Film.

Jeff Kober has played an extraordinary number of charcters that are non-human or are humans with abilties outside the norm. These characters include vampires (Zackary Kralik-Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Daedalus-Kindred:The Embraced), aliens (Traeg-Star Trek:Enterprise, Iko-Star Trek:Voyager, Joshua Strader-Alien Nation, non-biiled extra on the series "V"), android (ZED-Earth2), demonic spirits (Jackson Ward-Charmed, Patrick Channing-The First Power), mutant(Booga-Tank Girl), warlock (Rack on 3 episodes of Buffy The Vampire Slayer), humans with paranormal abilities (Drake-Lucid, Raymond Corvus-Poltergeist:The Legacy).

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