Dorff, Stephen 1973–

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Dorff, Stephen 1973–


Born July 29, 1973, in Atlanta, GA; son of Steve Dorff (a music producer, composer, and songwriter) and Nancy (a psychologist); stepson of Lori Dorff (an actress); brother of Andrew Dorff (a singer and musician). Avocational Interests: Collecting guitars and vintage cameras.

Addresses: Agent—International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211; (voice work) Special Artists Agency, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 890, Beverly Hills, 90212. Manager—Booh Schut Company, 11350 Ventura Blvd., Suite 200, Studio City, CA 91604.

Career: Actor. Appeared in advertisements.

Awards, Honors: Saturn Award nomination, best performance by a younger actor, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, and Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor in a horror motion picture, Young Artist Foundation, both 1988, for The Gate; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor in a special, pilot, movie of the week, or miniseries, 1989, for Mutts; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor starring in a television movie, pilot, or special, 1990, for Do You Know the Muffin Man?; Young Artist Award, best young actor starring in a television movie, pilot, or special, 1991, for Always Remember I Love You; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor starring in a new television series, 1991, for What a Dummy; ShoWest Award, male star of tomorrow, National Association of Theatre Owners, 1992; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor starring in a motion picture, 1993, for The Power of One; MTV Movie Award, best villain, and Blockbuster Entertainment Award, favorite villain, both 1999, for Blade.


Film Appearances:

Glen, The Gate, New Century/Vista Film, 1987.

Fraser Sweeney, Rescue Me (also known as Street Hunter), Cannon, 1991.

P. K. at the age of eighteen, The Power of One (also known as La puissance de l'ange), Warner Bros., 1992.

George Betts, An Ambush of Ghosts, 1993.

John Wyatt, Judgment Night, Universal, 1993.

Cliff Spab, S.F.W. (also known as So Fucking What?), Gramercy Pictures, 1994.

Stuart Sutcliffe, Backbeat, Gramercy Pictures, 1994.

Furtive and friendly appearance, Les cent et une nuits (also known as A Hundred and One Nights, A Hundred and One Nights of Simon Cinema, and Les cent et une nuits de Simon Cinema), Laurenfilm/Cinema Village Features, 1995.

Jeremy Graves, Innocent Lies (also known as Halcyon Days and Les peches mortels), Gramercy Pictures, 1995.

Tom, Jr., Reckless, Samuel Goldwyn, 1995.

Candy Darling, I Shot Andy Warhol, Samuel Goldwyn, 1996.

Mike Pucci, Space Truckers (also known as Star Truckers), Goldcrest Films International/Pachyderm Productions, 1996.

Young actor, The Audition, 1996.

Jason, Blood & Wine, Twentieth Century-Fox/Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1997.

Skip Kovich, City of Industry, Orion, 1997.

(Uncredited) Himself, Take a Number, 1997.

Deacon Frost, Blade, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Jake Walsh, Entropy, Phoenician Entertainment, 1999.

Title role, Cecil B. Demented (also known as Cecil B. DeMented), Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

Paul Pentcho, Quantum Project (short film), Sightsound. com, 2000.

Brad Matlock, The Last Minute, Palm Pictures, 2001.

Leon, Deuces Wild (also known as Deuces Wild—Wild in den Strassen), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

(Uncredited) Himself, Zoolander (also known as Derek Zoolander), Paramount, 2001.

Detective Mike Reilly, FeardotCom (also known as Fear Dot Com), Columbia/TriStar, 2002.

Slim, Riders (also known as Riders, Steal, $teal, Team Riders, and Extreme inconduite), Miramax, 2002.

Dale Massie, Cold Creek Manor (also known as La mai-son au fond de la baie), Buena Vista, 2003.

Clayton, Shadowboxer, Lee Daniels Entertainment, 2005.

Commander Richard Burke, Alone in the Dark, Lions Gate Films, 2005.

T. C. Jackson, Tennis, Anyone …?, RIA Productions, 2005.

Scott Strauss, World Trade Center (also known as September and Untitled Oliver Stone September 11 Project), Paramount, 2006.

.45, Junction Films/Capitol Films, 2006.

Ritchie, 13, c. 2006.

Some sources cite an appearance in All for Nothin'.

Television Appearances; Series:

Tucker Brannigan, What a Dummy, syndicated, 1990–91.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Pete, I Know My First Name Is Steven (also known as The Missing Years), NBC, 1989.

Jon Smith, Covert One: The Hades Factor (also known as Robert Ludlum's "Covert One: The Hades Factor"), CBS, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Stan at the age of nine, In Love and War, NBC, 1987.

Curtis, "The Absent-Minded Professor," The Magical World of Disney (also known as Disneyland, Disneylandia, The Disney Sunday Movie, Disney's Wonderful World, Walt Disney, Walt Disney Presents, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, and The Wonderful World of Disney), NBC, 1988.

Kale Wedemeyer, Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story, CBS, 1988.

Sandy Dollison, Do You Know the Muffin Man?, CBS, 1989.

Charles O'Kelley, A Son's Promise, ABC, 1990.

Robert Mendham, Always Remember I Love You, CBS, 1990.

Jake Simms, Jr., Earthly Possessions, HBO, 1999.

Mike Varga, Den of Lions, Starz!, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, Canned Ham: Cecil B. Demented, Comedy Central, 2000.

Playboy's 50th Anniversary Celebration, Arts and Entertainment, 2003.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 1997 MTV Europe Music Awards, MTV Europe, 1997.

The 1999 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 1999.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Scott, "Sam Adopts a Grandparent," Diffrent Strokes, NBC, 1985.

Johnny Bennett, "Hiroshima Maiden," WonderWorks, PBS, 1988.

Billy, "A Life in the Day," Empty Nest, NBC, 1989.

Boz, "The Dateless Amigo," Married … with Children (also known as Not the Cosbys), Fox, 1989.

Jimmy Meltreiger, "Inherit the Wind," Roseanne, ABC, 1989.

Jimmy Meltreiger, "Sweet Dreams," Roseanne, ABC, 1989.

Jimmy Meltreiger, "We Gather Together," Roseanne, ABC, 1989.

Mark Oskowski, "The Sanctuary Mystery," Father Dowling Mysteries (also known as Father Dowling Investigates), ABC, 1990.

Bobby Dean, The Outsiders, Fox, 1990.

Bobby, "My Sister's Keeper," Blossom, NBC, 1991.

Himself, The Word, Channel 4 (England), 1993.

Himself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1999.

Himself, Punk'd (also known as Harassment), MTV, 2003.

Himself, The Sharon Osbourne Show (also known as Sharon), syndicated, 2003.

Himself, V Graham Norton, Channel 4, 2003.

Himself, "Jack Nicholson," Biography (also known as A&E Biography: Jack Nicholson), Arts and Entertainment, 2004.

Himself, Dinner for Five, Independent Film Channel, 2004.

(In archive footage) Total Request Live (also known as TRL and Total Request with Carson Daly), MTV, 2004.

Himself, "Big Money under the Tents," Fashion in Focus, NYC TV, 2005.

Appeared in episodes of other programs, including Adam, [Sweden]; and Family Ties, NBC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Eric Gillman, Mutts, ABC, 1988.

Tucker Brannigan, "What a Dummy," What a Dummy, syndicated, 1990.

(Uncredited) Audience member, Stacked, Fox, 2005.



Boyfriend in "Cryin" music video, Aerosmith: Big Ones You Can Look at, 1994.

Breaking the Silence: The Making of "Hannibal," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2001.

(In archive footage) Deacon Frost (from the film Blade), Ultimate Fights from the Movies, Flixmix, 2002.

FeardotCom: Visions of Fear (also known as The Making of "FearDotCom"), Warner Bros., 2003.

Boyfriend in "Everytime" music video, Britney Spears: Greatest Hits—My Prerogative, BMG Distribution, 2004.

Rules of the Genre, Buena Vista Home Video, 2004.

Music Videos:

Aerosmith, "Cryin'," 1993.

Limp Bizkit, "Rollin'," 2000.

Britney Spears, "Everytime," 2004.

Video Games:

Voice of Jack Carver, Far Cry Instincts, Ubi Soft, 2005.



Cosmopolitan, July, 1994, p. 56.

GQ, June, 1992.

Movieline, Volume 5, issue 6, 1994, p. 38.

Premiere, Volume 5, issue 3, 1997, pp. 38-45.

Time, March 7, 1994, p. 77.

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