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John Allen Nelson

John Allen Nelson Actor IMDb
Portrays: Silas BunchShow debut: "Josh Has No Idea Where I Am!"


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John Allen Nelson

John Allen Nelson is an American actor and screenwriter. He was born in San Antonio, Texas and spent his first three years in Germany alongside his siblings (David, Nancy and Diana). The Nelson family lived abroad with their father who was at the time stationed overseas as a doctor for a U.S. Air Force base. When the his family moved back stateside they eventually settled in Little Rock, Arkansas. It’s there that Nelson studied biology and physics at Southern Methodist University. He began a relationship with a fellow student, who was a singer and dancer, that got him interested in the performing arts. On February 14, 1982 with the support of his parents he went to New York to continue his study of acting. In 1983 he landed a part in the ABC soap opera "The Edge of Night." In 1986 he was cast in his first major recurring role on the NBC soap opera "Santa Barbara" as "Warren Lockridge." His acting career has spanned several decades appearing not only on various TV shows like "24" and "Friends" but also roles in movies including "Hunk" and the cult classic "Killer Klowns from Outer Space." Nelson also has worked behind the cameras having written, produced (as well as starred in) the 1997 HBO feature film "Shelter." In his personal life he was once married to Γ…se Samuelsson from 1988 to 2005 and has two children from that union: a son named Axel (born in 1990) and daughter named Linnea (born in 1994). He is now married to Justine Eyre since September 23, 2007 with whom he had a son in 2009. In 2015 he was cast in The CW musical comedy "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" as Silas Bunch.



Year Title Role Notes
1987 Saigon Commandos Timothy Bryant
Hunk Hunk Golden
1988 Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell" Deathstalker
Killer Klowns from Outer Space" Dave Hanson
1993 Taking Liberty"
1994 Criminal Passion" Connor Ashcroft
1996 Follow Me Home Perry
1998 Marry Me or Die
Shelter" Martin Roberts
2009 Feast III: The Happy Finish Shitkicker
2010 The Town HRT/FBI Swat Commander
201? Fire Bay John F. Kennedy


Year Title Role Notes
1983 Loving Duke Rochelle
1984 The Edge of Night Jack Boyd
1984–1986 Santa Barbara Warren Lockridge
1987 Scarecrow and Mrs. King Brian Dubinski
Hunter Dr. Tim Donaldson
Buck James Buddy Cronin
1988 Heartbeat Bobby
1989 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson Frank Wellman Jr.
Quantum Leap Capt. Bill 'Bird Dog' Birdell
1989–1990 Booker Ronald Arrizola
1989–1993 Matlock Terry Maslin
Bill Parker
two episodes
1989–1995 Baywatch John D. Cort
1990 Rich Men, Single Women Travis
1991 Murder, She Wrote Tod Sterling
1994 XXX's & OOO's Andy St. James
Friends Paul, The Wine Guy
Sweet Justice Logan Wright
1997 Pensacola: Wings of Gold Captain Tom Redding
1998 Seven Days Mike Clary
Early Edition Ricky Brown
1999 V.I.P. FBI Agent Lambert
2000–2002 Sheena Matt Cutter
2003 Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding John D. Cort
2005 CSI: Miami Mike Rydell
2005–2006 24 Walt Cummings
2006 Vanished Senator Jeffrey Collins
2007 Close to Home William Sheffield
Saving Grace" Buck Crussing
2008 Burn Notice Lesher
Without a Trace Mark Duncan
Knight Rider Congressman Childress
Grey's Anatomy Arthur Saltonoff
2008–2009 Privileged Arthur Smith
2009 Inside the Box Special Agent Tompkins
Criminal Minds Dan Murphy
Drop Dead Diva D.A. Callahan
2013 Castle Walter Dennis
2014 Crisis President DeVore Recurring
2016-2017 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Silas Bunch
  Cast edit
Rachel Bloom ("Rebecca Bunch") 🎈 Donna Lynne Champlin ("Paula Proctor") 🎈 Vincent Rodriguez III ("Josh Chan")
Santino Fontana/Skylar Astin ("Greg Serrano") 🎈 Pete Gardner ("Darryl Whitefeather") 🎈 Vella Lovell ("Heather Davis")
Gabrielle Ruiz ("Valencia Perez") 🎈 Scott Michael Foster ("Nathaniel") 🎈 David Hull ("White Josh")

Rene Gube ("Father Brah") 🎈 Erick Lopez ("Hector") 🎈 Ava Acres ("Young Rebecca")
Gina Gallego ("Mrs.Hernandez") 🎈 Danny Jolles ("George”) 🎈 Amy Hill ("Lourdes Chan")
Tess Paras ("Jayma Epstein") 🎈 Coryn Mabalot ("Jastinity Chan") 🎈 Stephnie Weir ("Karen")
Michael Hyatt ("Dr. Noelle Akopian") 🎈 Jacob Guenther ("Chris") 🎈 Michael McMillian ("Tim")
Eugene Cordero ("Alex") 🎈 Paul Welsh ("Trent Maddock") 🎈 Parvesh Cheena ("Sunil Odhav")
Robin Thomas ("Marco Serrano") 🎈 Esther Povitsky ("Maya") 🎈 Olivia Edward ("Madison Whitefeather")
Burl Moseley ("Jim Kittsworth")


Tovah Feldshuh ("Naomi Bunch") 🎈 Briga Heelan ("Connie Cavanagh") 🎈 Nipsey Hussle
Brittany Snow ("Anna Hicks") 🎈 Rachel Grate ("Audra Levine") 🎈 Andrew Arrow ("Hank")
Patti LuPone ("Rabbi Shari") 🎈 Lea Salonga ("Tita Myrna)" 🎈 Grant Rosenmeyer ("Jason")
Jayden Lund ("Guardrail") 🎈 Thor Knai (β€œXander”) 🎈 John Allen Nelson ("Silas Bunch")
Britney Young ("Nicky") 🎈 Dr.Phil