Brett Cullen

Gender: male | Birthday: 1956-08-26 | Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, USA

Peter Brett Cullen (born August 26, 1956) is an American actor who has appeared in numerous motion pictures and television programs. Early in 2007, he was cast as the role of an estranged father to one of the American football players, Tim Riggins (played by actor Taylor Kitsch), in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights.Cullen was born in Houston, Texas, the son of Lucien Hugh Cullen, an oil industry executive, and Catherine Cullen. He graduated from Madison High School in Houston in 1974. Cullen graduated from the University of Houston, giving great credit to his highly acclaimed acting mentor and University of Houston professor, Cecil Pickett, who also mentored such Houston born actors as Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid, & Brent Spiner among others. Cullen and Dennis Quaid's close friendship to this day dates back to the 1970s and it is Cullen who introduced Dennis Quaid to his current wife, Kimberly Buffington at a dinner in Austin, Texas.Cullen played Dan Fixx in the 1980s CBS drama Falcon Crest for two seasons (1986–1988) and Marshal Sam Cain in the ABC western series The Young Riders for one season (1989–1990). In 1980, he appeared as the second Gideon Chisholm in the last nine episodes of the CBS western miniseries The Chisholms. In the four earlier episodes, the Gideon Chisholm role was played by Brian Kerwin. Cullen was the lead actor as Ned Logan in the short-lived Legacy, which lasted for just one season (1998–1999). On the series The West Wing Cullen played Ray Sullivan, a fictional governor of West Virginia and the Republican nominee for Vice President.His guest appearances on TV include: The Incredible Hulk, Tales from the Crypt, MAS*H, V, Matlock, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Ally McBeal, Walker, Texas Ranger, Once and Again, Without a Trace, Cold Case, The Mountain, Monk, CSI: Miami, NCIS, Desperate Housewives, Pepper Dennis, Lost, Ghost Whisperer, Private Practice, Ugly Betty, and Friday Night Lights. In 2009, he had a recurring role in the ABC Family television series Make It or Break It.He has played two real-life astronauts, Jack Lousma in Apollo 13 (Brett is the CapCom at the time of the explosion; at that shift Lousma was the CapCom in real life) and David Scott in the HBO mini-series From the Earth to the Moon.His most recent appearance was in the role of Barton Blaze in the movie Ghost Rider. Other movie credits include Wyatt Earp (with Kevin Costner), Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (with Kenny Rogers and Bruce Boxleitner), Something to Talk About (with Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid), The Replacements (with Gene Hackman), On Golden Pond (with Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer), Nancy Drew, and Gridiron Gang. He also played Bob Cleary in the 1983 mini-series The Thorn Birds.Cullen was recently cast in the up-coming femme comedy Monte Carlo alongside Selena Gomez, Andie MacDowell and Leighton Meester and is playing the role of Tom Eckert in the upcoming war film Red Dawn.On February 8, 2011, Brett was named the official spokesman for Houston Works which helps Houston residents with job training and placement, scholarships, consulting, technical initiatives focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics and summer job programs along with Youth Summits.Description above from the Wikipedia article Brett Cullen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Movies of Brett Cullen

The Riot Act
The Riot Act

The Riot Act   2018

Release Date: 2018-09-14

Rating: 0

Production Companies: Mad Possum Pictures / Mad Possum Pictures /

Director: Devon Parks / Devon Parks /

Stars: 
Brett Cullen  /  Brandon Keener  /  Micah A. Hauptman
The Shallows
The Shallows

The Shallows   2016

Release Date: 2016-06-24

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures / Ombra Films /

Director: Carolina Häggström / Carolina Häggström /

The Last Rescue
The Last Rescue

The Last Rescue   2015

Release Date: 2015-06-01

Rating: 4.7

Production Companies: Fireshoe Productions / Fireshoe Productions /

Director: Eric Colley / Eric Colley /

Stars: 
Brett Cullen  /  Cody Kasch  /  Gilles Marini
42
42

42   2013

Release Date: 2013-04-12

Rating: 6.9

Production Companies: Warner Bros. /

Director: Dawn Gilliam / Dawn Gilliam /

Stars: 
Chadwick Boseman  /  T.R. Knight  /  Harrison Ford
The Guilt Trip
The Guilt Trip

The Guilt Trip   2012

Release Date: 2012-12-19

Rating: 5.4

Production Companies: Paramount Pictures / Skydance Productions /

Director: Barbra Streisand / Barbra Streisand /

Stars: 
Seth Rogen  /  Barbra Streisand  /  Yvonne Strahovski
Red Dawn
Red Dawn

Red Dawn   2012

Release Date: 2012-11-21

Rating: 5.4

Production Companies: Contrafilm / FilmDistrict /

Director: Josh Hutcherson / Josh Hutcherson /

Stars: 
Chris Hemsworth  /  Josh Hutcherson  /  Isabel Lucas
The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises   2012

Release Date: 2012-07-16

Rating: 7.6

Production Companies: Legendary Pictures / Warner Bros. /

Director: David Monahan / David Monahan /

Stars: 
Christian Bale  /  Michael Caine  /  Gary Oldman
Beneath the Darkness
Beneath the Darkness

Beneath the Darkness   2011

Release Date: 2011-10-21

Rating: 4.8

Production Companies: Raincreek Productions /

Director: Martin Guigui / Martin Guigui /

Stars: 
Dennis Quaid  /  Tony Oller  /  Aimee Teegarden
Puncture
Puncture

Puncture   2011

Release Date: 2011-09-23

Rating: 6.8

Production Companies: Cherry Sky Films /

Director: Chris Evans / Chris Evans /

Stars: 
Chris Evans  /  Michael Biehn  /  Vinessa Shaw
Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo   2011

Release Date: 2011-07-01

Rating: 6.1

Production Companies: Dune Entertainment / Regency Enterprises /

Director: Gabriella Winkler / Gabriella Winkler /

Stars: 
Selena Gomez  /  Katie Cassidy  /  Cory Monteith
Skateland
Skateland

Skateland   2011

Release Date: 2011-05-13

Rating: 5.4

Production Companies: Skateland Productions / Freeman Film /

Director: Amy Sanderson / Amy Sanderson /

Stars: 
Ashley Greene  /  Shiloh Fernandez  /  Brett Cullen
The Runaways
The Runaways

The Runaways   2010

Release Date: 2010-03-19

Rating: 6.3

Production Companies: River Road Entertainment / Road Rebel /

Director: Kristen Stewart / Kristen Stewart /

The Burning Plain
The Burning Plain

The Burning Plain   2008

Release Date: 2008-07-11

Rating: 6.6

Production Companies: 2929 Productions / Costa Films /

Director: Brooke Satrazemis / Brooke Satrazemis /

The Life Before Her Eyes
The Life Before Her Eyes

The Life Before Her Eyes   2007

Release Date: 2007-09-08

Rating: 6.1

Production Companies: 2929 Productions /

Director: Vadim Perelman / Vadim Perelman /

Ghost Rider
Ghost Rider

Ghost Rider   2007

Release Date: 2007-02-16

Rating: 5.3

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures Corporation / Relativity Media /

Director: Mark Steven Johnson / Mark Steven Johnson /

Stars: 
Nicolas Cage  /  Eva Mendes  /  Wes Bentley
Suburban Madness
Suburban Madness

Suburban Madness   2004

Release Date: 2004-10-04

Rating: 0

Production Companies:

Director: Robert Dornhelm / Robert Dornhelm /

Stars: 
Sela Ward  /  Elizabeth Peña  /  Rheagan Wallace
National Security
National Security

National Security   2003

Release Date: 2003-01-17

Rating: 5.5

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures /

Director: Bill Duke / Bill Duke /

Stars: 
Martin Lawrence  /  Steve Zahn  /  Colm Feore
The Replacements
The Replacements

The Replacements   2000

Release Date: 2000-08-07

Rating: 6.3

Production Companies: Warner Bros. /

Director: Jon Favreau / Jon Favreau /

Stars: 
Keanu Reeves  /  Gene Hackman  /  Brooke Langton
From the Earth to the Moon
From the Earth to the Moon

From the Earth to the Moon   1998

Release Date: 1998-04-05

Rating: 8.4

Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment / HBO /

Director: Nick Searcy / Nick Searcy /

Something to Talk About
Something to Talk About

Something to Talk About   1995

Release Date: 1995-08-04

Rating: 5.7

Production Companies: Spring Creek Productions / Warner Bros. /

Director: Kyra Sedgwick / Kyra Sedgwick /

Stars: 
Julia Roberts  /  Dennis Quaid  /  Robert Duvall
Apollo 13
Apollo 13

Apollo 13   1995

Release Date: 1995-06-30

Rating: 7.4

Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment / Universal Pictures /

Director: Roger Corman / Roger Corman /

Stars: 
Tom Hanks  /  Bill Paxton  /  Kevin Bacon
Prehysteria!
Prehysteria!

Prehysteria!   1993

Release Date: 1993-06-30

Rating: 3.8

Production Companies: Paramount Pictures / Full Moon Entertainment /

Director: Charles Band / Charles Band /

Stars: 
Janette Caldwell  /  Frank Welker  /  Albert Band
By the Sword
By the Sword

By the Sword   1991

Release Date: 1991-10-07

Rating: 5.6

Production Companies: Film Horizon / Film Horizon /

Director: Jeremy Kagan / Jeremy Kagan /

Stars: 
Eric Roberts  /  Brett Cullen  /  F. Murray Abraham
In a Stranger's Hand
In a Stranger's Hand

In a Stranger's Hand   1991

Release Date: 1991-09-29

Rating: 0

Production Companies:

Director: David Greene / David Greene /

Stars: 
Robert Urich  /  Megan Gallagher  /  Isabella Hofmann
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