W. Earl Brown


Date Of Birth

September 7, 1963


W. Earl Brown was born on September 7, 1963 in Murray, Kentucky. He graduated from Murray State University where he earned his degree in theater. Initially, he starred in the movie Backdraft. This was followed by films like Scream, Being John Malkovich, and The Alamo. His television credits included The X-Files, Charmed, Six Feet Under and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation . In addition, he is also the co-founder of the band Scared Cowboys where he performs as a vocalist and a guitar player. Ultimately, he became part of the television series Deadwood as Dan Dority, his most famous role thus far. Later he appeared on Rogue, Chicago Fire, American Crime and True Detective. He now plays Hugo Root on the AMC series Preacher.

Place of Birth

Murray, Kentucky, USA

Birth Name

W. Earl Brown




2016 Preacher (TV Series)
2015 Wicked City (TV Series)
2015 Documentary Now! (TV Series)
2015 Black Mass
2015 True Detective (TV Series)
2015 American Crime (TV Series)
2015 Chris Cornell: Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart (Video short)
2014/I Wild
2014 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
2014/I Draft Day
2014/I Chasing Ghosts
2014 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
2014 After the Fall
2014 Ground Floor (TV Series)
2013/I Brother's Keeper
2013 Knights of Badassdom
2013 Beneath the Harvest Sky
2013 The Lone Ranger
2013 Longmire (TV Series)
2013 The Last of Us (Video Game)
2013 Rectify (TV Series)
2013 Rogue (TV Series)
2013 Bates Motel (TV Series)
2013 A Single Shot
2013 The Sixth Gun (TV Movie)
2012 The Master
2012 Major Crimes (TV Series)
2012 Perception (TV Series)
2012 Blue-Eyed Butcher (TV Movie)
2012 Luck (TV Series)
2012 The Sessions
2011 American Horror Story (TV Series)
2011 Burn Notice (TV Series)
2011 Breakout Kings (TV Series)
2010 Miami Medical (TV Series)
2010 The Last Rites of Ransom Pride
2010 Justified (TV Series)
2010 Pickin' & Grinnin'
2010 Bloodworth
2001-2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
2009 Hawthorne (TV Series)
2008 1% (TV Movie)
2008 A Night at the Zoo (Short)
2008 The Mentalist (TV Series)
2007 Suspect (TV Movie)
2007 The Minister of Divine (TV Movie)
2007/II Waiting (Short)
2007 Psych (TV Series)
2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
2006 Standoff (TV Series)
2004-2006 Deadwood (TV Series)
2005 Kids in America
2005 The Big White
2005 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
2004 The Last Shot
2004 Cold Case (TV Series)
2004 The Alamo
2004 Killer Diller
2000-2003 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
2003 Dunsmore
2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
2002 Push, Nevada (TV Series)
2002 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
2002 The X-Files (TV Series)
2002 Philly (TV Series)
2001 Vanilla Sky
2001 Wolf Lake (TV Series)
2001 Dead Last (TV Series)
2001 Charmed (TV Series)
2001 Sugar & Spice
2000 Angel (TV Series)
2000 FreakyLinks (TV Series)
2000 Lost Souls
2000 Dancing at the Blue Iguana
2000 Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back (TV Movie)
2000 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
1999 Sugar Hill (TV Series)
1999 Being John Malkovich
1999 Martial Law (TV Series)
1998 Profiler (TV Series)
1998 There's Something About Mary
1998 Deep Impact
1997 Bella Mafia (TV Movie)
1997 Smart Guy (TV Series)
1997 Kiss the Girls
1997 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
1996 Scream
1996 The Cherokee Kid (TV Movie)
1996 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
1996 A Season in Purgatory (TV Movie)
1996 Wiseguy (TV Movie)
1996 Project: ALF (TV Movie)
1995 Nowhere Man (TV Series)
1995 The Single Guy (TV Series)
1995 Vampire in Brooklyn
1995 Ellen (TV Series)
1995 Without Evidence
1994 Lily in Winter (TV Movie)
1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
1994 Dead Air (TV Movie)
1994 New Nightmare
1994 Seinfeld (TV Series)
1994 Murder Between Friends (TV Movie)
1993 Bakersfield P.D. (TV Series)
1993 Rookie of the Year
1993 Excessive Force
1993 The Woman Who Loved Elvis (TV Movie)
1993 The Untouchables (TV Series)
1992 Angel Street (TV Movie)
1992 The Babe
1991 Backdraft

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