D. B. Sweeney

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D. B. Sweeney : biography

November 14, 1961 –

Daniel Bernard "D. B." Sweeney (born November 14, 1961) is an American actor.


Sweeney guest starred on television series The Edge of Night and Spenser: For Hire before entering films. He portrayed a gung-ho Vietnam enlistee in Francis Ford Coppola’s Gardens of Stone (1987) and Travis Walton in Fire in the Sky (1993). Sweeney is perhaps best remembered for his portrayal of Doug Dorsey in The Cutting Edge (1992), Shoeless Joe Jackson in Eight Men Out (1988), or Dish Boggett in Lonesome Dove (1989).

In 2000, Sweeney voiced Aladar the Iguanodon in Disney’s CGI film Dinosaur. He also starred in Life as We Know It as Michael Whitman (2004–2005) and C-16: FBI produced by Michael Robin.

Sweeney has guest-starred on various television series, including House (2006) as Crandall, an ex-bandmate of Dr. Gregory House; Jericho as John Goetz (2006–2008); Castle as a Los Angeles detective (2011), and more. He also had recurring roles as U.S. Marshal Sam Kassmeyer, assigned to protect Haley and Jack Hotchner on Criminal Minds (2009); as Peter Emory in season 1 of Crash (2008);. STARZ. Retrieved on 2011-11-27. and as Carter in The Event (2010).

He is currently the voice-over artist for the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and his large body of voiceover work includes three seasons of Fox Sports Net’s Beyond the Glory and National Geographic Television’s Ice Pilots. Past ad campaigns include Bud Light, Lincoln cars, Conoco-Phillips, John Deere, Major League Baseball and Coca Cola.

Sweeney plays Captain John Trent in the horror web series, Universal Dead.. Universal Dead. Retrieved on 2011-11-27. In late June 2010, it was announced that Universal Dead will be made into a feature film.

A supporter of the U.S. military, Sweeney founded a website Lettersfromhollywood.army.mil to get messages of support to active duty and retired military. He has made multiple visits to the Middle East and Europe to visit with service members. On May 4, 2008, Sweeney flew with the helicopter squadron HMM-364, "The World Famous Purple Foxes", in a CH-46E while in Iraq visiting with service members and promoting his new film, Two Tickets to Paradise.

In 2012, Sweeney voiced the adult version of Avatar Aang in The Legend of Korra, the sequel series of Avatar: The Last Airbender. He also narrates the reality television series Mountain Men.[https://twitter.com/actordbsweeney/status/210835981451014145 Twitter / actordbsweeney: Check out #mountainmen on]


Year Title Role Notes
1985 Out of the Darkness Mike TV movie
Spenser: For Hire Rick Episode: "Resurrection"
1986 Power College Student
Fire with Fire Thomas Baxter
1987 Gardens of Stone Jackie Willow
No Man’s Land
Benjy Taylor
1988 Eight Men Out Joseph "Shoeless Joe" Jackson 1989 Lonesome Dove Dish Boggett TV miniseries Sons Ritchie 1990 Memphis Belle Lt. Phil Lowenthal 1991 Blue Desert Steve Smith Heaven Is a Playground Zack Telander 1992 The Cutting Edge Doug Dorsey Miss Rose White Dan McKay TV movie Leather Jackets Mickey En Dag i oktober Niels Jensen 1993 Fire in the Sky Travis Walton Hear No Evil Ben Kendall 1994 Tales From the Crypt Clyde Episode: "Staired in Horror" 1995 Roommates Michael Holzcek Three Wishes Jeffery Holman (uncredited) 1995–1996 Strange Luck Chance Harper / Alex Sanders 17 episodes 1996 Frame by Frame 1997 Spawn Terry Fitzgerald 1997–1998 C-16: FBI Scott Stoddard 11 episodes 1999 The Book of Stars Prisoner NYPD Blue Joey Dwyer Episode: "Big Bang Theory" Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Jack Denison TV movie The Weekend Tony Goosed Steve Steven 1999–2000 Harsh Realm Mike Pinocchio (TV miniseries); 9 episodes 2000 After Sex Tony Dinosaur Aladar voice The Outer Limits Scott Bowman Episode: "The Grid" Warriors of Might and Magic (Video Game); voice 2000–2001 Once and Again Graham Rympalski 2001 Hardball Matt Hyland 2002 Superfire James Merrick Equilibrium Greenmail Jeremy O’Brien 2003 CSI: Miami Simon Bishop Episode: "Body Count" Brother Bear Sitka (voice) 2004 Speak Jack Sordino CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Kyle Good Episode: "Early Rollout" Going to the Mat Coach Rice (TV movie) Karen Sisco Harry Boyle Episode: "No One’s Girl" 2004–2005 Life as We Know It Michael Whitman 13 episodes 2006 The Darwin Awards Detective Maguire Two Tickets to Paradise Billy McGriff Also wrote and directed House Dylan Crandall Episode: "Who’s Your Daddy?" Yellow Christian Kile 2006–2008 Jericho John Goetz 5 episodes 2007 Entry Level Clay Vegas: An Opulent Illusion Narrator (video short) 2008 Stiletto Danny direct-to-video Heatstroke Captain Steve O’Bannon TV movie Miracle at St. Anna Colonel Driscoll Crash Peter Emory 4 episodes Leverage Father Paul Episode: "The Miracle Job" 2009 Criminal Minds U.S. Marshal Sam Kassmeyer 3 episodes 2010 CSI: NY A.D.A. Craig Hansen Episode: "Criminal Justice " 24 Mark Bledsoe 2 episodes The Imploders Episode: "Widow Makers and Firestorms" Three Rivers Detective Ted Sandefur Episode: "Status 1A" Universal Dead Captain John Trent 3 episodes The Event Carter 6 episodes Fencewalker Detective post-production 2011 Javelina Dr. Carey Hawaii Five-0 Richard Davis Episode: "Ne Me’e Laua Na Paio" Castle Detective Kyle Seeger Episode: "To Love and Die in L.A." Swamp Shark Charlie (TV movie) post-production Deep in the Heart Michael post-production False Creek Stories Bill (short film); completed 2012 The Legend of Korra Aang (voice) 2 episodes Ice Pilots Narrator 6 episodes Mountain Men Narrator 8 episodes Taken 2 Bernie Atlas Shrugged: Part II John Galt