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Tergesen, Lee 1965–

TERGESEN, Lee 1965


Born July 8, 1965, in Ivoryton, CT; married Leslie Howitt, August 2001. Education: Graduated from American Musical and Dramatic Academy, 1985.

Addresses: Manager Liberman Zerman Management, 252 N. Larchmont Blvd., Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90004.

Career: Actor. Appeared in television commercials for Budweiser Beer; also worked as a singer and waiter, c. 1989.

Awards, Honors: Golden Wave Award, best actor, Bordeaux International Festival of Women in Cinema, 2002, for Bark.


Film Appearances:

Crash, Mind Benders (also known as Alien High and Invasion of the Mindbenders ), Atlas Entertainment Corp., 1987.

Rosie, Point Break, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1991.

Terry, Wayne's World, Paramount, 1992.

Terry, Wayne's World 2, Paramount, 1993.

Doughnut, The Shot, Bread & Water Productions, 1996.

Frank, George B., 1997.

Luke, Coyote Moon (also known as Desert Heat and Inferno ), Viacom, 1999.

Border guard, Diamonds, Miramax, 1999.

Luger, Shaft (also known as ShaftNoch Fragen? ), Paramount, 2000.

Lawyer, Perfume, Studio Home Entertainment, 2001.

Ben Thorpe at 33, The Boys of Sunset Ridge, Porch-Light Entertainment, 2001.

Isaac, Mergers & Acquisitions, Film Threat DVD, 2001.

Peter, Bark (also known as Bark! ), First Look Pictures Releasing, 2002.

Vincent Corey, Monster, Newmarket Film Group, 2003.

The Forgotten, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2004.

Hack, Extreme Dating, Franchise Pictures, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Officer Chris Thorman, a recurring role, Homicide: Life on the Street, NBC, 19931994.

Chett Donnelly, Weird Science, USA Network, 1994.

Prisoner #97B412 Tobias "Toby" Beecher, Oz, HBO, 19972003.

Steve Dorigan, The Beat, UPN, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Ron Donoho, The Killing Mind, Lifetime, 1991.

Larry Willis/Lilly Sirwar, Cast a Deadly Spell, HBO, 1991.

Darkness before Dawn, NBC, 1993.

Lud van Eppy, Wild Iris, Showtime, 2001.

Frank Gilmore, Jr., Shot in the Heart, HBO, 2001.

Randall Elliot, A Thief of Time, PBS, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Neal, Session Man, Showtime, 1992.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Robbie, Acting Sheriff, CBS, 1991.

Ivan Loki, Philly Heat, ABC, 1995.

Carl Ginley, Hack, CBS, 2002.

Detective, The Handler, CBS, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Clemens, "Prescription for Death," Law & Order, NBC, 1990.

Gunnery Sergeant Gentry, "Brig Break," JAG, NBC, 1995.

Larry Fetchko, "In the Line of Duty," Hudson Street, CBS, 1996.

Voice of himself, "The Color of Naught," Duckman (animated), USA Network, 1996.

Carter, "Honey, the House Is Trying to Kill Us," Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show, syndicated, 1997.

Office Chris Thorman, "Double Blind," Homicide: Life on the Street, NBC, 1997.

Dan Green, "Sons and Lovers," Cracker, ABC, 1997.

Black Chapman, "Lady of the Lake," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1998.

Photographer, "Communication Breakdown," The Hoop Life, Showtime, 1999.

(Uncredited) Tobias Beecher, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1999.

Jared McKinley, "Sex, Lies & Videotape," Third Watch, NBC, 2002.

Demerol junkie, "Insurrection," ER, NBC, 2002.

Tommy Ryan, "One Angry Man," Queens Supreme, CBS, 2003.

Keith Ramsey, "Baggage," Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NBC, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Naked at the Coast, Naked Angels, Coast Playhouse, West Hollywood, CA, 1993.

The Exonerated, 45 Bleeker, New York City, 20022004.



Los Angeles Times, April 30, 1995.


Lee Tergesen Official Site,, May 31, 2004.

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