Jeffrey DeMunn

 

Date Of Birth

April 25, 1947
 

Biography

Jeffrey DeMunn graduated with an English degree from Union College. He trained at the Old Vic in England in the 1970s, and returned to the United States to appear in several stage productions; he notably won a Drama Desk Award for the 1978 play A Prayer for My Daughter.

DeMunn made his film debut in 1980, and is best known for his frequent collaborations with director Frank Daramont. He appeared in all of his films to date: The Green Mile, The Shawshank Redemption, The Majestic and The Mist. The two later worked together in the latter's AMC series, The Walking Dead.

DeMunn also recurred in the NBC series Law & Order, and earned an Emmy nomination for his role in the HBO television movie Citizen X.
 

Place of Birth

Buffalo, NY
 

Birth Name

Jeffrey DeMunn
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

None
 

Awards

- Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play, 1978 (for A Prayer for My Daughter)
- CableACE Award, Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries, 1998 (for Citizen X)
- Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Ensemble Performance, 2006 (for Stuff Happens)
 

Filmography

FILM:
- Resurrection (1980)
- The First Deadly Sin (1980)
- You Better Watch Out (1980)
- Ragtime (1981)
- I'm Dancing As Fast As I Can (1982)
- Frances (1982)
- Enormous Changes At The Last Minute (1983)
- Windy City (1984)
- Warning Sign (1985)
- The Hitcher (1986)
- The Blob (1988)
- Betrayed (1988)
- Blaze (1989)
- Peacemaker (1990)
- Eyes of an Angel (1991)
- Newsies (1992)
- The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
- Safe Passage (1994)
- Phenomenon (1996)
- Killer: A Journal of Murder (1996)
- Turbulence (1997)
- RocketMan (1997)
- Harvest (1998)
- The X Files (1998)
- The Green Mile (1999)
- The Majestic (2001)
- Swimming Upstream (2002)
- The Lucky Ones (2003)
- The Persistence of Dreams (2005)
- Hollywoodland (2006)
- The Mist (2007)
- Burn After Reading (2008)
- Cayman Went (2009)
- Around the Block (2009)
- Shelter (2010)
- Another Happy Day (2011)

TELEVISION:
- Law & Order (recurring, 1993-2008)
- The Walking Dead (regular, 2010-present)
 

Nickname

Jeff
 

Height

5'9"
 

Quotes

None