Jim Beaver

Mostly Credited As: Jim Beaver
Birth Name: James Norman Beaver, Jr.
Date Of Birth: August 12, 1950 (Age 65)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Laramie, Wyoming
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Jim Beaver

Jim Beaver is an American actor, and was born on August 12, 1950 in Laramie, Wyoming. He is most familiar to viewers as either gruff but kind prospector Whitney Ellsworth on HBO's Deadwood, or as Sam & Dean's surrogate father Bobby Singer on Supernatural. Those roles are only the tip of the iceberg though, as Beaver has been acting steadily in both film and TV for over 30 years. Just some of Jim's film credits include Turner & Hooch, Sister Act, Magnolia, Joy Ride, Adaptation, and The Life Of David Gale. Beaver also has dozens of TV guest star credits to his name including Dallas, Matlock, Lois & Clark, NYPD Blue, 3rd Rock From The Sun, The X-Files, That 70's Show, The West Wing, Six Feet Under, Monk, Psych, The Mentalist, and Justified. In addition to all that, he also found the time to be a series regular on the CBS horror/mystery series Harper's Island.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Harper's Island (2009)As: Sheriff Charlie Mills
Deadwood (2004)As: Whitney Ellsworth
The Trouble with Normal (2000)As: Gary
Total Security (1997)As: Det. McKissick
Thunder Alley (1994)As: Leland DuParte
Reasonable Doubts (1991)As: Detective Earl Gaddis
Episode Cast Credits 

Supernatural (2005) 
  Safe House 11x16: (Mar/23/2016) As Bobby Singer, [Special Guest Stars]
  Inside Man 10x17: (Apr/01/2015) As Bobby Singer (Special Appearance by), [Special Guest Stars]
  I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here 09x01: (Oct/08/2013) As Bobby Singer, [Special Guest Stars]
  Taxi Driver 08x19: (Apr/03/2013) As Bobby Singer (Special Appearance by), [Special Guest Stars]

NCIS (2003) 
  The San Dominick 12x05: (Oct/21/2014) As Captain Tom O’Rourke 

Major Crimes (2012) 
  Return to Sender Part 2 02x19: (Jan/13/2014) As Donald Beckwith 

Revolution (2012) (2012) 
  Dead Man Walking 02x06: (Oct/30/2013) As John Franklin Fry 
  One Riot, One Ranger 02x05: (Oct/23/2013) As John Franklin Fry (Texas Secretary of the Interior) 

Longmire (2012) 
  Natural Order 02x11: (Aug/12/2013) As Lee Rosky 

Mike & Molly (2010) 
  Windy City 03x23: (May/30/2013) As Dwight 
  School Recital 03x22: (May/13/2013) As Dwight 

The Middle (2009) 
  Dollar Days 04x20: (Apr/10/2013) As Eddie Stokes 

Justified (2010) 
  Peace of Mind 04x12: (Mar/26/2013) As Sheriff Shelby Parlow 
  Decoy 04x11: (Mar/19/2013) As Sheriff Shelby Parlow 
  Get Drew 04x10: (Mar/12/2013) As Sheriff Shelby Parlow 
  The Hatchet Tour 04x09: (Mar/05/2013) As Sheriff Shelby Parlow 

Dexter (2006) 
  Do You See What I See? 07x11: (Dec/09/2012) As Clint McKay 
  The Dark... Whatever 07x10: (Dec/02/2012) As Clint McKay 

Breaking Bad (2008) 
  Live Free or Die 05x01: (Jul/15/2012) As Lawson (Gun Seller) 
  Thirty-Eight Snub 04x02: (Jul/24/2011) As Lawson (Gun Seller) 

Love Bites (2011) (2011) 
  Keep On Truckin' 01x03: (Jun/16/2011) As Trucker 

Lie to Me (2009) 
  Veronica 03x07: (Nov/22/2010) As Gus 

The Mentalist (2008) 
  The Red Ponies 03x05: (Oct/21/2010) As Cobb Holwell 

Law & Order: Los Angeles (2010) 
  Hollywood 01x01: (Sep/29/2010) As Frank Loomis 

Psych (2006) 
  High Noon-ish 04x03: (Aug/21/2009) As Stinky Pete / Pete Dillingham 

Criminal Minds (2005) 
  Identity 03x07: (Nov/07/2007) As Sheriff Williams, [Co-Guest Stars]

John From Cincinnati (2007) 
  His Visit: Day Nine 01x10: (Aug/12/2007) As Vietnam Joe 
  His Visit: Day Eight 01x09: (Aug/05/2007) As Vietnam Joe 
  His Visit: Day Five 01x06: (Jul/15/2007) As Vietnam Joe 
  His Visit: Day Four 01x05: (Jul/08/2007) As Vietnam Joe 

Big Love (2006) 
  Good Guys and Bad Guys 02x07: (Jul/23/2007) As Carter Reese 
  Vision Thing 02x05: (Jul/09/2007) As Carter Reese 
  Rock and a Hard Place 02x04: (Jul/02/2007) As Carter Reese 

Day Break (2006) 
  What If It's Him 01x13: (Mar/02/2007) As "Uncle" Nick Vukovic 
  What If She's the Key 01x12: (Feb/12/2007) As "Uncle" Nick Vukovic 
  What If He Walks Away 01x11: (Feb/04/2007) As "Uncle" Nick Vukovic 
  What If They're Connected 01x09: (Jan/29/2007) As "Uncle" Nick Vukovic 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) 
  Post Mortem 07x07: (Nov/09/2006) As Stanley Tanner 
  Fannysmackin' 07x04: (Oct/12/2006) As Stanley Tanner 

The Unit (2006) (2006) 
  Manhunt 02x04: (Oct/10/2006) As Lloyd Cole 

Monk (2002) 
  Mr. Monk Gets Married 02x15: (Feb/27/2004) As Sheriff Mathis 

The Lyon's Den (2003) 
  The Other Side of Caution 01x02: (Oct/05/2003) As Hank Ferris 

Tremors: The Series (2003) 
  Water Hazard 01x12: (Aug/01/2003) As Sheriff Boggs 

Six Feet Under (2001) 
  Twilight 03x12: (May/18/2003) As Prison Officer 

Days of our Lives (1965) 
  Ep. #9319 37x145: (Jun/03/2002) As Father Timothy Jensen 
  Ep. #9318 37x144: (May/31/2002) As Father Timothy Jensen 

The West Wing (1999) 
  Manchester: Part 1 03x01: (Oct/10/2001) As Carl 

Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) 
  Broken Bow (1) 01x01: (Sep/26/2001) As Admiral Daniel Leonard 

The Division (2001) 
  High on the Hog 01x20: (Jul/01/2001) As Fred Zito 

That '70s Show (1998) 
  Who Wants It More? 03x11: (Jan/10/2001) As Tony 

3rd Rock from the Sun (1996) 
  Dick's Big Giant Headache (2) 04x24: (May/25/1999) As Doug 
  Dick's Big Giant Headache (1) 04x23: (May/25/1999) As Doug 
  Two-Faced Dick 04x10: (Jan/05/1999) As Doug 
  Happy New Dick! 04x09: (Dec/15/1998) As Doug 

The X-Files (1993) 
  Field Trip 06x21: (May/09/1999) As Coroner 

Melrose Place (1992) (1992) 
  Amanda's Back 06x15: (Jan/12/1998) As Ranger Virgil 

NYPD Blue (1993) 
  Taillight's Last Gleaming 04x15: (Feb/18/1997) As Truck Driver 

Murder One (1995) 
  Chapter Four, Year Two 02x04: (Nov/07/1996) As Donald Cleary 

Home Improvement (1991) 
  Doctor In The House 05x10: (Nov/28/1995) As Duke Miller 

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) 
  I'm Looking Through You 01x05: (Oct/10/1993) As Henry Barnes 

Nasty Boys (1990) 
  Desert Run 01x11: (May/18/1990) As unknown 

Matlock (1986) 
  The Umpire 02x16: (Jan/26/1988) As Barney Sutter 

Jake and the Fatman (1987) 
  Fatal Attraction (1) 01x02: (Sep/29/1987) As Defense Attorney 

Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002) 
  Charity Begins in Cellblock D 02x12: (Unaired) As Craig 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Episode Crew

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985) (1985) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
Final Twist 02x10 Mar/28/1987 As: Writer
Man on the Edge 02x03 Feb/07/1987 As: Writer
The Initiation 02x01 Jan/24/1987 As: Writer

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