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Occupation
  
Actor

Nieces
  
Paton Ashbrook

Role
  
Actor


Name
  
Dana Ashbrook

Years active
  
1978–present

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Full Name
  
Dana V. Ashbrook

Born
  
May 24, 1967 (age 56) (
1967-05-24
)

Siblings
  
Daphne Ashbrook, Taylor Ashbrook

Parents
  
D'Ann Paton, Buddy Ashbrook

Movies and TV shows
  
Twin Peaks, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with, The Aggression Scale, Return of the Living Dead Par, Waxwork

Similar People
  
Sheryl Lee, Madchen Amick, Ray Wise, Michael Ontkean, James Marshall

Grandparents
  
Albert Vernon Ashbrook

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Dana Vernon Ashbrook (born May 24, 1967) is an American actor, best known for playing Bobby Briggs on the cult TV series Twin Peaks (1990–1991, 2017) and its 1992 prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me.

Contents

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Early life

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Ashbrook was born in San Diego, California; his mother, D'Ann (née Paton) is a teacher and his father, Vernon L. ('Buddy') Ashbrook, was a director of the Palomar College drama department. He is the brother of writer Taylor Ashbrook and actress Daphne Ashbrook.

Career

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In 1978, Ashbrook made his film debut in an uncredited role in Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!. A decade later, after an acting hiatus, Ashbrook guest starred on the television series Cagney & Lacey, Knots Landing, and ABC Afterschool Special before starring as Tom Essex in the 1988 horror film Return of the Living Dead Part II. The same year, he starred in the horror film Waxwork alongside Deborah Foreman and guest starred on an episode of 21 Jump Street.

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In 1989, Ashbrook portrayed Joey in She's Out of Control. From 1990-1991, Ashbrook was cast as Bobby Briggs on the cult TV series Twin Peaks. While starring on Twin Peaks, Ashbrook starred in the films Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1990), Ghost Dad (1990), Girlfriend from Hell (1990), and The Willies (1990) as well as guest starring on an episode of the television series The Hidden Room.

In 1992, Ashbrook reprised his role as Bobby Briggs in the prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me and portrayed Clyde Barrow in the television film, Bonnie & Clyde: The True Story alongside Tracey Needham. In 1994, Ashbrook starred alongside Jennifer Rubin and Quentin Tarantino in the short film The Coriolis Effect. The same year, he starred in the film Cityscrapes: Los Angeles He starred in the 1995 science fiction television pilot W.E.I.R.D. World, written and produced by the makers of the Tales from the Crypt series.

In 1995, Ashbrook starred in the film Comfortably Numb. In 1996, Ashbrook guest starred on the television series The Outer Limits. The following year, Ashbrook was cast as Gary McDermott on the short-lived television series Crisis Center. In 1998, he portrayed Seth in the film Interstate 5 and guest starred on the television series Welcome to Paradox.

Ashbrook has appeared on The WB's Charmed in the 2001 episode "Just Harried", on NBC's The Pretender in the 2000 episode "Rules of Engagement", on The Outer Limits in the 1996 episode "Resurrection", and on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in the 2007 episode "Haystack". Ashbook played the recurring role of Rich Rinaldi on the television series Dawson's Creek (2002–2003). In 2009, Ashbrook joined the cast of the series Crash for the regular part of Jimmy. In 2010, he reunited with some of the cast of Twin Peaks on the comedy-tribute episode of Psych, titled Dual Spires. In 2012, Ashbrook starred alongside Ray Wise and Derek Mears in the Steven C. Miller psycho-thriller The Aggression Scale. In 2014, he was cast in the werewolf horror film Late Phases. The same year, deleted footage that he filmed for Fire Walk With Me was used for David Lynch's film Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces.

In 2017, Ashbrook reprised his role as Bobby Briggs in David Lynch's revival series Twin Peaks: The Return.

Personal life

Ashbrook married actress Kate Rogal on August 15, 2015 in a private ceremony in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Filmography

Actor
-
Unplugged (filming) as
Gary / Jerome (voice)
2022
Please Baby Please as
Cal
2020
Minor Premise as
Malcolm Blume
2019
Insatiable (TV Series) as
Gordy Greer
- Poison Patty (2019) - Gordy Greer
- Boomerang (2019) - Gordy Greer
2019
Ice Cream in the Cupboard as
Pat
2019
Framing John DeLorean (Documentary) as
Ben Tisa
2018
The Resident (TV Series) as
Kevin Fell
- Run, Doctor, Run (2018) - Kevin Fell
2017
Restraint as
Jeff Burroughs
2017
Getting Grace as
Ron Christopher
2017
Twin Peaks (TV Series) as
Deputy Bobby Briggs
- Part 17 (2017) - Deputy Bobby Briggs
- Part 15 (2017) - Deputy Bobby Briggs
- Part 14 (2017) - Deputy Bobby Briggs
- Part 13 (2017) - Deputy Bobby Briggs
- Part 11 (2017) - Deputy Bobby Briggs
- Part 9 (2017) - Deputy Bobby Briggs
- Part 4 (2017) - Deputy Bobby Briggs
2017
Chicago P.D. (TV Series) as
Mark Scalise
- Grasping for Salvation (2017) - Mark Scalise
2017
Rosewood (TV Series) as
Jeff Groves
- Calliphoridae & Country Roads (2017) - Jeff Groves
2017
Kensho at the Bedfellow as
Scott
2016
Hitler's Folly as
Josh
2014
The Opposite Sex as
Gary
2014
Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces as
Bobby Briggs
2014
Night of the Wolf as
Westmark
2010
Psych (TV Series) as
Jackson Hale / Bob Barker
- Remake A.K.A. Cloudy- With a Chance of Improvement (2014) - Jackson Hale
- Dual Spires (2010) - Bob Barker
2013
Hostages (TV Series) as
Victor
- Sister's Keeper (2013) - Victor
- Truth and Consequences (2013) - Victor
2013
Blue Bloods (TV Series) as
Tommy Banks
- Ends and Means (2013) - Tommy Banks
2012
The Aggression Scale as
Lloyd
2011
Lightweight (Short) as
Rich
2011
White Collar (TV Series) as
Thomas Carlisle
- Scott Free (2011) - Thomas Carlisle
2010
Darkmatter (Short) as
Rogaski
2009
Crash (TV Series) as
Jimmy
- Los Angeles (2009) - Jimmy
- Alone Again Or- (2009) - Jimmy
- Calm Like a Bomb (2009) - Jimmy
- Master of Puppets (2009) - Jimmy (credit only)
- Endangered Species (2009) - Jimmy
- Lovers in Captivity (2009) - Jimmy
- Johnny Hit and Run Pauline (2009) - Jimmy
- No Matter What You Do (2009) - Jimmy
- You, I'll Be Following (2009) - Jimmy
- Can't Explain (2009) - Jimmy
- The World's a Mess/It's in My Kiss (2009) - Jimmy
- Always See Your Face (2009) - Jimmy
- You Set the Scene (2009) - Jimmy
2007
The Kill Point (TV Series) as
Tony
- The Devil's Zoo (2007) - Tony
- Rabbit at Unrest (2007) - Tony
- The Great Ape Escape (2007) - Tony
- Pro Patria (2007) - Tony
- No Meringue (2007) - Tony
- Who's Afraid of Mr. Wolf? Part 2 (2007) - Tony
- Who's Afraid of Mr. Wolf, Part 1 (2007) - Tony
2007
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) as
Paddy Kendall
- Haystack (2007) - Paddy Kendall
2006
Deadwood (TV Series) as
Hearst Goon
- Tell Him Something Pretty (2006) - Hearst Goon
2005
Inner Balance (Short) as
Mike
2004
The Division (TV Series) as
Carl
- It's the Real Thing (2004) - Carl
2002
Dawson's Creek (TV Series) as
Rich Rinaldi
- Catch-22 (2003) - Rich Rinaldi
- Sex and Violence (2003) - Rich Rinaldi
- All the Right Moves (2003) - Rich Rinaldi
- Day Out of Days (2003) - Rich Rinaldi
- Everything Put Together Falls Apart (2002) - Rich Rinaldi
- Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell (2002) - Rich Rinaldi
- Instant Karma! (2002) - Rich Rinaldi
- The Importance of Not Being Too Earnest (2002) - Rich Rinaldi
- The Song Remains the Same (2002) - Rich Rinaldi
2002
Python 2 (Video) as
Dwight Stoddard
2002
Angels Don't Sleep Here as
Michael / Jessie Daniels
2002
The Last Place on Earth as
Rob Baskin
2001
Puzzled as
Ryan
2001
Boa as
Kelly Mitich
2001
Charmed (TV Series) as
T.J.
- Just Harried (2001) - T.J.
2001
Jack & Jill (TV Series) as
Frank, Desperate Single Guy at Wedding
- What Weddings Do to People (2001) - Frank, Desperate Single Guy at Wedding
2000
The Pretender (TV Series) as
Cam Larsen
- Rules of Engagement (2000) - Cam Larsen
1999
Blink of an Eye as
Mikey
1998
Interstate 5 as
Seth
1998
Welcome to Paradox (TV Series) as
Federal Police Marshal Stu Clemens
- Into the Shop (1998) - Federal Police Marshal Stu Clemens
1997
Crisis Center (TV Series) as
Off. Gary McDermott
- Shots (1997) - Off. Gary McDermott
- Where Truth Lies (1997) - Off. Gary McDermott
- Someone to Watch Over Me (1997) - Off. Gary McDermott
- He Said, She Said (1997) - Off. Gary McDermott
- It's a Family Affair (1997) - Off. Gary McDermott
- The Center (1997) - Off. Gary McDermott
1996
The Outer Limits (TV Series) as
Cain
- Resurrection (1996) - Cain
1996
Cityscrapes: Los Angeles as
Hipster
1995
Comfortably Numb as
William Best
1995
W.E.I.R.D. World (TV Movie) as
Dylan Bledsoe
1994
Kisses in the Dark as
Ray
1994
Golden Gate (TV Movie) as
Rudi Venera
1994
The Coriolis Effect (Short) as
Ray
1993
Desperate Journey: The Allison Wilcox Story (TV Movie) as
Marc
1992
Bonnie & Clyde: The True Story (TV Movie) as
Clyde Barrow
1992
Jack's Place (TV Series) as
Joe Riley
- Forever (1992) - Joe Riley
1992
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me as
Bobby Briggs
1991
The Hidden Room (TV Series) as
Matt
- Taking Back the Night (1991) - Matt
1989
Twin Peaks (TV Series) as
Bobby Briggs
- Miss Twin Peaks (1991) - Bobby Briggs
- Beyond Life and Death (1991) - Bobby Briggs
- The Path to the Black Lodge (1991) - Bobby Briggs
- Variations and Relations (1991) - Bobby Briggs
- On the Wings of Love (1991) - Bobby Briggs (credit only)
- Wounds and Scars (1991) - Bobby Briggs (credit only)
- The Condemned Woman (1991) - Bobby Briggs
- Slaves and Masters (1991) - Bobby Briggs
- Double Play (1991) - Bobby Briggs
- Checkmate (1991) - Bobby Briggs
- The Black Widow (1991) - Bobby Briggs
- Masked Ball (1990) - Bobby Briggs (credit only)
- Dispute Between Brothers (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- Arbitrary Law (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- Drive with a Dead Girl (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- Lonely Souls (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- Demons (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- The Orchids Curse (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- Laura's Secret Diary (1990) - Bobby Briggs (credit only)
- The Man Behind the Glass (1990) - Bobby Briggs (credit only)
- Coma (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- May the Giant Be with You (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- The Last Evening (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- Realization Time (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- Cooper's Dreams (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- The One-Armed Man (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- Rest in Pain (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- Zen, or the Skill to Catch a Killer (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- Traces to Nowhere (1990) - Bobby Briggs
- Pilot (1989) - Bobby Briggs
1990
The Willies (Video) as
Tough Dude
1990
Ghost Dad as
Tony Ricker
1989
Twin Peaks (Video) as
Bobby Briggs
1989
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat as
Jack
1989
Girlfriend from Hell as
Chaser
1989
She's Out of Control as
Joey
1988
A Place to Hide
1988
21 Jump Street (TV Series) as
Mark Stevens
- Whose Choice Is It Anyway? (1988) - Mark Stevens
1988
Waxwork as
Tony
1988
Return of the Living Dead II as
Tom Essex
1987
ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) as
Brian
- Just a Regular Kid: An AIDS Story (1987) - Brian
1987
Knots Landing (TV Series) as
Teenage Male / Teen
- No Miracle Worker (1987) - Teenage Male
- The Unraveling (1987) - Teen
1987
Days of Our Lives (TV Series) as
Student
- Episode #1.5392 (1987) - Student
- Episode #1.5390 (1987) - Student
1986
Cagney & Lacey (TV Series) as
Kevin Slade
- Capitalism (1986) - Kevin Slade
1978
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! as
Boy on Boat (uncredited)
Writer
2007
Head Case (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Ralph Macchio and Liz Phair (2007) - (written by)
Thanks
2007
Twin Peaks Cast Interviews: 'Origin' 'Production' 'Legacy' (Video documentary short) (special thanks)
Self
2021
Slugfest (TV Series documentary)
- Nazis are Bad (2021)
2020
The George Lucas Talk Show (TV Series) as
Self
- The George Lucas Talk Show: LucasLynch (2020) - Self
2018
The Project (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode #2.155 (2018) - Self - Guest
2017
A Very Lovely Dream: One Week in Twin Peaks (Documentary short) as
Self
2017
The Man with the Gray Elevated Hair (Documentary short) as
Self
2017
The George Lucas Talk Show: Stage Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode XXXXIX: Life Day Night LIVE! (2017) - Self
2017
ASSSSCAT 3000: New York (TV Series) as
Self - monologist
- Dana Ashbrook (2017) - Self - monologist
2017
Good Morning America (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 17 May 2017 (2017) - Self
2017
EW Reunites (TV Series documentary) as
Self - Bobby Briggs
- The Cast of Twin Peaks (2017) - Self - Bobby Briggs
2007
Head Case (TV Series) as
Self
- Ralph Macchio and Liz Phair (2007) - Self
2007
Twin Peaks Cast Interviews: 'Origin' 'Production' 'Legacy' (Video documentary short) as
Self
2002
Reflections on the Phenomenon of 'Twin Peaks' (Video documentary short) as
Self
2001
Postcards From The Cast (Video documentary) as
Self
1990
The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) as
Self - Audience Member
1990
The Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 30 May 1990 (1990) - Self - Guest
1990
Donahue (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- The Cast of Twin Peaks (1990) - Self - Guest
1990
The Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 9 May 1990 (1990) - Self - Guest
1990
Live with Kelly and Mark (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 8 May 1990 (1990) - Self - Guest
1990
Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series) as
Self / Bobby Briggs
- Episode dated 4 May 1990 (1990) - Self / Bobby Briggs
Archive Footage
2021
Kid 90 (Documentary) as
Self
2017
Theatre of Wax: Interview Mit Anthony Hickox (Video documentary short) as
Tony (uncredited)
2003
Charmed (TV Series) as
T.J.
- Cat House (2003) - T.J. (uncredited)
1997
Welcome to Twin Peaks (TV Special documentary) as
Bobby Briggs (uncredited)
1992
Entertainment Tonight (TV Series) as
Bobby Briggs
- Episode dated 26 August 1992 (1992) - Bobby Briggs
1990
Twin Peaks/Cop Rock: Behind the Scenes (TV Movie documentary) as
Bobby Briggs

References

Dana Ashbrook Wikipedia


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