Actor Christopher Cousins

Christopher Maher Cousins (born September 27, 1960) is an American actor who has been acting in television since 1986. He is best known for playing conman Cain Rogan in forty-one episodes of the soap opera One Life to Live. Between 2009 and 2012, he played Ted Beneke in thirteen episodes of the AMC series Breaking Bad. In 2013 and 2014, he played Victor Doyle in seven episodes of the NBC series Revolution.

Early life and education

Cousins was born in New York City and raised in Oklahoma, where he attended Norman High School. He graduated from Boston University and relocated to New York City to act in theatre productions.


Notable film roles include David Williams in Untraceable (2008), the villain Daniel in Wicker Park (2004), Bill in The Grudge 2 (2006), and the father of the main characters in Legally Blondes. He also made an appearance on Glee on the episode “Puppet Master” He has also appeared in an episode of House, M.D. as a victim’s father on an episode called “Distractions” in season 2 episode 12. In season 3 of Supernatural he played a doctor whose comatose daughter is the spirit in “Bedtime Stories”. He also appeared on Criminal Minds as a trauma surgeon on an episode called “Nameless, Faceless” in season 5, episode 1. He also appeared on Designated Survivor as Senator Rouse. In 2016, he had a recurring role in Bosch as Martin Weiss, an attorney for Armenian mobster.



Year Title Role Notes
1989 Hell High Jon-Jon
1998 The Substitute 2: School’s Out Randall Thomasson Direct-to-video
A Wing and a Prayer Evan Lansing Television film
1999 Mind Prey Television film
For Love of the Game Ian
2001 Earth vs. the Spider Officer Williams Television film
Dead Dog Marquett
2004 The Long Shot John Oaks Television film
Wicker Park Daniel
2005 Mystery Woman: Vision of a Murder Adam Television film
2006 Grounds Zero Phone Booth 1 Short film
The Grudge 2 Bill
2007 Final Approach Vince Gilford Television film
2008 Untraceable David Williams
2009 Legally Blondes Mr. Richard Woods
Hangman Phillip
2011 William & Kate: The Movie Michael Middleton Television film
2012 The Diary of Preston Plummer Walter Cather
Americana Simon Television film
2014 Draft Day Max Stone
2018 Caretakers Former Ambassador Chris Williams
2019 Check Inn to Christmas Bill Mason Television film


Year Title Role Notes
1986-87 Another World Greg Houston 4 episodes
1990 As the World Turns Colin Crowley 2 episodes
1991–2008 One Life to Live Cain Rogan 41 episodes
1994, 1997 Law & Order Robert Dorning / Todd Locke 2 episodes
1994 New York Undercover Colin Episode 1.12: “Blondes Have More Fun”
1996 Swift Justice Cole Episode 1.13: “Retribution”
1997 Prince Street Episode 1.4: “Drugs, Lies and Videotape”
1998 Night Man Jonathan Leland Episode 1.15: “House of Soul”
2000 JAG Chief Sturtevant Episode 5.14: “Cabin Pressure”
Opposite Sex Mr. Will Perry 4 episodes
2001 Family Law Jesse Gibson Episode 2.19: “The Gay Divorcee”
Stargate SG-1 Ambassador Joseph Faxon 2 episodes
The Invisible Man Jack Carelli Episode 2.15: “A Sense of Community”
Crossing Jordan Father Lynch Episode 1.3: “The Ties That Bind”
2002 Boston Public Mark Tanner Episode 2.16: “Chapter Thirty-Eight”
The Practice Ralph Alt Episode 7.8: “Bad to Worse”
2003–2005 American Dreams Ted Pryor 4 episodes
2003 Miracles Charles Jergensen Episode 1.2: “The Friendly Skies”
The O.C. Greg Fischer Episode 1.4: “The Debut”
The West Wing Rep. Theo Episode 5.4: “Han”
2004 ER Kyle Kolber Episode 10.12: “NICU”
Joan of Arcadia Tom Murphy 2 episodes
Without a Trace Ted Fortman Episode 3.6: “Nickel and Dimed”
2005 CSI: Miami Cyrus Templeton Episode 3.16: “Nothing to Lose”
Close to Home Robert Flynn Episode 1.2: “Miranda”
CSI: NY Oscar Bowers Episode 2.6: “YoungBlood”
Cold Case Ned Burton Episode 3.8: “Honor”
2006 In Justice Richard Kenyon Episode 1.4: “Confessions”
Las Vegas Chairman of Gaming Commission Episode 3.14: “And Here’s Mike with the Weather”
House Doug Episode 2.12: “Distractions”
Shark Richard Metcalfe Episode 1.10: “Sins of the Mother”
Vanished Judge Wallace Rainer 8 episodes
2007 The Shield Benjamin Webb Episode 6.10: “Spanish Practices”
Monk Lt. Hendrix Episode 6.4: “Mr. Monk and the Bad Girlfriend”
Supernatural Dr. Garrison Episode 3.5: “Bedtime Stories”
Cane Agent Clark Episode 1.8: “All Bets Are Off”
2008 Moonlight Kent Morrow Episode 1.13: “Fated to Pretend”
Lipstick Jungle Charles Reilly 6 episodes
2009 NCIS Mr. Jones Episode 6.21: “Toxic”
Chuck Bill Bergey Episode 2.20: “Chuck Versus the First Kill”
Hawthorne Aaron Breyer Episode 1.7: “Night Moves”
Criminal Minds Dr. Barton Episode 5.1: “Faceless, Nameless”
2009–2012 Breaking Bad Ted Beneke 13 episodes
2010 Miami Medical Truman Episode 1.7: “Man on the Road”
In Plain Sight Vince Anderson / Vince Jordan Episode 3.12: “WitSec Stepmother”
Nikita Henry Sampson Episode 1.3: “Kill Jill”
Terriers Robert Lindus 3 episodes
Chase Craig Wilson Episode 1.6: “Havoc”
Law & Order: LA Nelson’s Lawyer Episode 1.5: “Pasadena”
2011 Southland Peter Wellington Episode 3.5: “The Winds”
The Defenders Rick Neville Episode 1.16: “Noland v. Galloway Pharmaceuticals”
Body of Proof Dr. David Cryer Episode 2.8: “Love Bites”
2012 Hawaii Five-0 Rick Summers Episode 2.13: “Ka Ho’ Oponopono”
Ringer Tobias Schecht Episode 1.19: “Let’s Kill Bridget”
Awake John Ferriss Episode 1.7: “Ricky’s Tacos”
Drop Dead Diva Dr. Bradley Alton Episode 4.13: “Jane’s Getting Married”
Vegas Randall Episode 1.4: “(Il) Legitimate”
Private Practice Eli Wilson Episode 6.7: “The World According to Jake”
Rizzoli & Isles Sam Nelson Episode 3.15: “No More Drama in My Life”
2013 Ben and Kate Dave Episode 1.14: “Gone Fishin'”
The Mentalist Jason Lennon 2 episodes
Chicago Fire Steven Goody 2 episodes
Longmire Calvin Cowley Episode 2.6: “Tell It Slant”
Castle Nolan Burns Episode 6.6: “Get a Clue”
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Ken Wallace Episode 14.8: “Helpless”
Major Crimes Dr. Charles Mason Episode 2.14: “All In”
2013–2014 Twisted Mayor John Rollins 3 episodes
Revolution Victor Doyle 7 episodes
2013–2015 Glee Superintendent Bob Harris 7 episodes
2014 Matador Llewyn Smith 8 episodes
2014–2015 The Vampire Diaries Joshua Parker 4 episodes
2015 Code Black John Harris Episode 1.7: “Buen Árbol”
CSI: Cyber Mason Lynne 2 episodes
2016 Bosch Martin Weiss 4 episodes
2016–2018 UnREAL Gary 10 episodes
2017 Famous in Love Paige’s Dad Episode 1.2: “A Star Is Torn”
Training Day Ken Patterson 2 episodes
Designated Survivor Senator Alan Rouse Episode 2.5: “Suckers”
The Exorcist Peter Osborne 4 episodes
Kevin (Probably) Saves the World Sam Haslett 2 episodes
2018 The Gifted Lawrence Hayes Episode 2.9: “gaMe changer”
2019 L.A.’s Finest Dan Howser 2 episodes
9-1-1 Charles Bryson Episode 3.1: “Kids Today”
2020 General Hospital Dr. Warren Kirk 6

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Actor Christopher Cousins – Wikipedia

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