Actor Cullen Douglas

Cullen Douglas (born November 6, 1967) is an American actor, playwright, and screenwriter. His most notable television appearances have come from recurring roles on Pure Genius, Private Practice, Prison Break, Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. His film credits include The Dog Lover (2015), Ace Ventura, Jr.: Pet Detective (2009), Shuttle (2008), Sunshine State (2002) and Love Liza (2002). He had a long, successful stage career before becoming a screen actor.

Early life

Douglas was born in California as Douglas Cullen Baumbach to Dick Baumbach, a newspaper journalist, and Diane (née Taft) Baumbach, a registered nurse. He lived in six cities across the U.S. as his father got transferred to different locations. He has a younger sister. He attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (1986) and the Florida School of the Arts. He returned to FSOTA in 2010 to give their commencement address. He also completed an acting internship with New Stage Theatre in Jackson, Mississippi.

Acting career

Douglas is best known for his television guest appearances on shows such as Prison Break, Private Practice, and Grey’s Anatomy. His roles have included The Bird Man on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and Sapo on FOX’s Prison Break. His other television credits include The Mentalist (2011), CSI: NY (2010), Psych (2010), True Blood (2009), Without a Trace (2008), Criminal Minds (2007), Bones (2006), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2006), Charmed (2005) and Six Feet Under (2005).

Douglas’s film appearances include Ace Ventura, Jr.: Pet Detective (2009), Shuttle (2008), Sunshine State (2002) and Love Liza (2002).

Douglas has also performed in television commercials for products such as T-Mobile, Kellogg, and FedEx. He is represented by the firm Greene and Associates.

Writing and stage career

Douglas previously worked as a writer for both Disney and Nickelodeon and was a contributing editor to Ability magazine. He was the first recipient of The Humanitas Organization’s “New Voices” initiative, which paired Cullen alongside Shonda Rhimes. He also wrote and continues to perform across the country in the solo play Afraid to Look Down, which explores his journey in becoming a first-time father to son born with Down syndrome.

He wrote the screenplay for Building Bridges as well as co-writing the film Letters to God. For the stage Cullen wrote and stars in the acclaimed and award-winning solo play Afraid to Look Down, which explores the journey he took in becoming a first-time father to a son born with Down syndrome.

Douglas received the “Lillie Stoates,” a regional theater award, for Best Supporting Actor in a Play, for his work in The Orlando Theatre Project’s “The Lion in Winter.”



Year Title Role Notes
2015 The Dog Lover Vincent Post-production
2015 The Adventures of Beatle Patient
2014 The Possession of Michael King Mortician
2009 Deadland Nathaniel
2009 Ace Ventura, Jr.: Pet Detective Dr. Sickinger TV movie
2008 Shuttle Andy
2006 After Midnight: Life Behind Bars Larry Burns TV movie
2003 Small Town Conspiracy Hotel Clerk
2002 Sunshine State’ Jefferson Cash
2002 Big Trouble Fly by Air Captain Justin Hobart
2002 Love Liza Cashier at Pancake House
2000 The Crew Young Man
1998 Making Waves Mr. Perkins
1995 The Limits of Thermal Traveling Dennis Hayes


Year Title Role Notes
2018 The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story FBI Agent Reynolds Episode: “Alone”
2017 Twin Peaks Disc Jockey Episode: “Part 8”
2016 Pure Genius Louis Keating 8 Episodes
2015 Castle Noah Lewis Episode: “Holander’s Woods”
2014 Criminal Minds Dr. Wilson Episode: “The Itch”
2014 Major Crimes Minister/Preacher Episode: “Jane Does #38”
2014 Caper The Landlord 2 Episodes
2013–2014 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Edison Po 3 Episodes
2013 Kickin’ It Farmer Jebediah Pratchett Episode: “Witless Protection”
2012–2013 Scandal Steve Doherty 3 Episodes
2007–2013 Grey’s Anatomy Dr. Bob Richardson/Mr. Arnold 2 Episodes
2012 Dark Wall Dr. Diendes Episode: “Home: A Ghost Story”
2011 The Mentalist Vince Candide Episode: “Pink Tops”
2010 CSI: NY Gerald Gordon Episode: “Uncertainty Rules”
2010 Psych Dr. Tony Mallon Episode: “Death is in the Air”
2010 The Forgotten 208 Episode: “Double Doe”
2009 True Blood Mitch Merlotte Episode: “Beyond Here Lies Nothin'”
2008 Private Practice Hal Jarvis Episode: “Tempting Faith”
2008 Without a Trace Gerald Back Episode: “Satellites”
2008 Shark Peter Mirsky Episode: “Bar Fight”
2008 The Riches Ulysses Gillard Episode: “Trust Never Sleeps”
2007 Prison Break Sapo Episode: “Orientacion”
2007 Criminal Minds Dr. Wilson Episode: “The Big Game”
2006 Passions Shady Guy Episode: “#1.1860”
2006 Deadwood Committee man/Bank Customer 2 Episodes
2006 Bones Harry Tepper M.E. Episode: “The Man with the Bone”
2006 The Shield Dr. Lesser Episode: “Trophy”
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Manager Episode: “Killer”
2005 Charmed Imp Master Episode: “Rewitched”
2005 Strong Medicine Lab Tech Tom Abrams 2 Episodes
2005 Wanted Nelson Episode: “Badlands”
2005 Six Feet Under Mr. Clarington Episode: “The Rainbow of Her Reasons”
2005 Alias Jimmy Episode: “The Road Home”
2004–2005 Scrubs Patrick/Two O’clock Man 2 Episodes
2004 Las Vegas Schmee Episode: “Degas Away with It”
2004 ER Marvin Episode: “Try Carter”
2003 Boomtown Arnold Rabjohn Episode: “Home Invasion”
2003 Star Trek: Enterprise Suliban Soldier Episode: “Future Tense”
2001 Going to California Tom Fish Episode: “Hurricane Al: A Tale of Key Largo”
2001 Walker, Texas Ranger Johnny Episode: “Reel Rangers”
2000 Sheena Lazier Episode: “Sheena (Pilot)”
2000 Grapevine Desk Clerk Episode: “Thumper”
2000 The Steve Harvey Show Arthur Episode: “The Honeymooners”
1999 RollerJam Hans
1998 Mortal Kombat: Conquest Bola Guy Episode: “Undying Dream”
1997 Kenan & Kel Nervous Robber Episode: “Ditch Day Afternoon”
1996 Big Bag Bernard the Crossing Guard
1994 All That Mr. Bulbus Episode: “Trashin’ Fashion”

Personal life

Douglas met his wife Rachel in Jackson, Mississippi while performing in the musical Eden. They married in 1994 and have two sons, Gabriel and Cameron. Gabriel was born with Down syndrome and was diagnosed at age fifteen with Leukemia. They live in Los Angeles, California.

External Links

Actor Cullen Douglas – Wikipedia

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