John Cothran

Actor | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Yes Man (2008) | Black Snake Moan (2006) | Rango (2011)
AKA 
John Cothran Jr.
BORN 
Oct 31, 1947 (age 70)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for ViralViral Mr. Toomey  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Dead DropDead Drop (Short) Bob (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Big MeetThe Big Meet (Short) Joey (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for A Private ActA Private Act (Short) Executive Producer (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for RangoRango Elgin (voice)  Less 2011 $135MM $123MM / $246MM
  • Primary photo for NómadasNómadas Phil  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Perfect GameThe Perfect Game Clarence Bell (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 2009 $12MM $1.1MM / $3.9MM
  • Primary photo for Yes ManYes Man Tweed  Less 2008 $70MM $98MM / $229MM
  • Primary photo for Black Snake MoanBlack Snake Moan Reverend R.L.  Less 2006 $15MM $9.4MM / $11MM
  • Primary photo for Sin's KitchenSin's Kitchen Jerry (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 2004 $100K
  • Primary photo for The BeatThe Beat Bumma (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 2003 $700K
  • Primary photo for IntentIntent (Short) Captain Jacobs (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 2003 $15K
  • Primary photo for The CellThe Cell Agent Stockwell (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 2000 $33MM $61MM / $104MM
  • Primary photo for The LimeyThe Limey DEA Guy (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1999 $9MM $3.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Kiss the GirlsKiss the Girls FBI Agent at Lair (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1997 $27MM $61MM / $24MM
  • Primary photo for SpawnSpawn African Liaison (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1997 $40MM $55MM / $88MM
  • Primary photo for Platform SixPlatform Six (Short) The Baker (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1997 $40K
  • Primary photo for Mr. WrongMr. Wrong Old Man (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1996 $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for Get ShortyGet Shorty Agent Curtis (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1995 $30MM $72MM / $115MM
  • Primary photo for Jimmy HollywoodJimmy Hollywood Detective (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1994 $30MM $3.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Class of 1999 II: The SubstituteClass of 1999 II: The Substitute Monroeville H.S. Principal (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Poetic JusticePoetic Justice Uncle Earl (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1993 $14MM $28MM / —
  • Primary photo for RicochetRicochet Councilman Farris (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1991 $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for Boyz n the HoodBoyz n the Hood Lewis Crump (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1991 $6.5MM $58MM / —
  • Primary photo for Opportunity KnocksOpportunity Knocks Building Commissioner (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1990 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Kill ReflexThe Kill Reflex Cop II (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for How the Elephant Got His TrunkHow the Elephant Got His Trunk (Short) Snake (voice) (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Escape from New YorkEscape from New York Gypsy #1 (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1981 $6MM $25MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Pleasure Doing BusinessA Pleasure Doing Business T.V. 'Sports' (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1979
Past Television (76 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for NCIS: New OrleansNCIS: New Orleans (TV Series) Attorney Elliott Newman (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for GO! CartoonsGO! Cartoons (TV Series) George (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
    • Nebulous (Jan 2, 2018) George (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Night ShiftThe Night Shift (TV Series) Carl Mills (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Control (Jul 13, 2017) Carl Mills  Less
  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Trooper Jim Carson (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Keeper (Oct 26, 2016) Trooper Jim Carson (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Last ShipThe Last Ship (TV Series) President Howard Oliver (6 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 6
    • Don't Look Back (Sep 11, 2016) President Howard Oliver (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
    • Resistance (Sep 4, 2016) President Howard Oliver (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
    • Legacy (Aug 28, 2016) President Howard Oliver (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Murder in the FirstMurder in the First (TV Series) Captain Ernie Knubbins (12 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 12
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  • Primary photo for RevengeRevenge (TV Series) Kern (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Atonement (Dec 7, 2014) Kern (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for EagleheartEagleheart (TV Series) Lamar Whitley (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Whitley (Nov 21, 2013) Lamar Whitley (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for NCIS: Los AngelesNCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series) Eddie (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Impact (Oct 1, 2013) Eddie (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for CSI: NYCSI: NY (TV Series) Dr. Kevin Phillips (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Unspoken (Oct 19, 2012) Dr. Kevin Phillips (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Harry's LawHarry's Law (TV Series) Judge Melvin Ward (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 2
    • Class War (May 6, 2012) Judge Melvin Ward (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
    • Les Horribles (Mar 18, 2012) Judge Melvin Ward (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for AwakeAwake (TV Series) Curtis Wilson (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Eastbound & DownEastbound & Down (TV Series) Baseball Coach (6 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 6
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  • Primary photo for NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative ServiceNCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (TV Series) Alfred Holbrook (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for OutlawOutlaw (TV Series) Archibald Breech (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 2
    • In Re: Tony Mejia (Nov 13, 2010) Archibald Breech (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
    • In Re: Kelvin Jones (Nov 6, 2010) Archibald Breech (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Private PracticePrivate Practice (TV Series) Judge Albert Longmuir (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • War (Apr 29, 2010) Judge Albert Longmuir (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Reverend Tom Sanders '09 (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Soul (Oct 25, 2009) Reverend Tom Sanders '09  Less
  • Primary photo for The OaksThe Oaks (TV Series) Tom (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Grey's AnatomyGrey's Anatomy (TV Series) Ken Monroe (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 2
  • Primary photo for MediumMedium (TV Series) Judge Brock (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 2
  • Primary photo for SharkShark (TV Series) Judge Perry Webb (3 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006–2007 3
  • Primary photo for Close to HomeClose to Home (TV Series) Judge Horton (3 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006–2007 3
  • Primary photo for JAGJAG (TV Series) Detective Danville Morris (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Without a TraceWithout a Trace (TV Series) Peter Smalley (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for MonkMonk (TV Series) Warden Christie (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for EnterpriseEnterprise (TV Series) Gralik Durr (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • The Shipment (Oct 22, 2003) Gralik Durr (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for The DivisionThe Division (TV Series) Lawyer (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001–2003 2
    • Body Double (Jun 22, 2003) Lawyer (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
    • Mothers and Daughters (Jun 17, 2001) Lawyer (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for CharmedCharmed (TV Series) Cecil (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for NYPD BlueNYPD Blue (TV Series) Rev. Harrison Walker (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Off the Wall (Apr 8, 2003) Rev. Harrison Walker (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for The West WingThe West Wing (TV Series) Civilian Advisor (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2003 2
    • Inauguration: Part 1 (Feb 5, 2003) Civilian Advisor (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
    • The Red Mass (Oct 9, 2002) Civilian Advisor (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for ProvidenceProvidence (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for For the PeopleFor the People (TV Series) Minister Hardy (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • To DNA or Not to DNA (Aug 11, 2002) Minister Hardy (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Family LawFamily Law (TV Series) Frank Morgan (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Admissions (Apr 8, 2002) Frank Morgan (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for PhillyPhilly (TV Series) Judge Franklin Tate (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 2
    • Loving Sons (Dec 4, 2001) Judge Franklin Tate (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
    • Truth or Consequence (Nov 27, 2001) Judge Franklin Tate (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for 2424 (TV Series) Sergeant Kiley (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
    • 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m. (Nov 27, 2001) Sergeant Kiley (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Judging AmyJudging Amy (TV Series) Ernest Lowry (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
    • Look Closer (Oct 23, 2001) Ernest Lowry (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Gene PoolThe Gene Pool (TV Movie) Eddie (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for City of AngelsCity of Angels (TV Series) Leon Matthews (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Keegan / Jackson (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–1999 2
    • Voice of an Angel (Nov 14, 1999) Keegan (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
    • Redeeming Love (Feb 1, 1998) Jackson (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Norm ShowThe Norm Show (TV Series) Newscaster (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for General HospitalGeneral Hospital (TV Series) Judge Phelps (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The PracticeThe Practice (TV Series) Chris Patterson (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The PretenderThe Pretender (TV Series) Earl Dupree (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • Pool (Feb 20, 1999) Earl Dupree (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for BeckerBecker (TV Series) Ed (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for FelicityFelicity (TV Series) Mr. Tyler (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Thanksgiving (Nov 24, 1998) Mr. Tyler (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mercy PointMercy Point (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Last Resort (Oct 20, 1998) Actor (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Always OutnumberedAlways Outnumbered (TV Movie) Man In Community Center (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Good NewsThe Good News (TV Series) Charles (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Almost PerfectAlmost Perfect (TV Series) Reverend Mackie (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Gimme Shelter (Dec 24, 1997) Reverend Mackie (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Brooklyn SouthBrooklyn South (TV Series) Wendell Ford (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 2
  • Primary photo for Suddenly SusanSuddenly Susan (TV Series) O'Rourke (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • What a Card (Mar 6, 1997) O'Rourke (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for SparksSparks (TV Series) Horace (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Hoop Schemes (Feb 24, 1997) Horace (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for MartinMartin (TV Series) Mr. Willie (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Dennis Gant, Sr. (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Post Mortem (Jan 23, 1997) Dennis Gant, Sr. (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Her Last ChanceHer Last Chance (TV Movie) Detective #2 (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Dave's WorldDave's World (TV Series) Bartender (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) Minister (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for SeinfeldSeinfeld (TV Series) Man (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for The MarshalThe Marshal (TV Series) Miller Duval (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Little Odessa (Apr 1, 1995) Miller Duval (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for On Our OwnOn Our Own (TV Series) Officer Hughes (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Picket FencesPicket Fences (TV Series) Walter (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Where Are My Children?Where Are My Children? (TV Movie) Actor (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: Deep Space NineStar Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) Telok (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
    • Crossover (May 15, 1994) Telok (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for ViperViper (TV Series) Vance (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
    • Safe as Houses (Jan 21, 1994) Vance (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Black Tie AffairBlack Tie Affair (TV Series) Felton (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • One (May 29, 1993) Felton (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: The Next GenerationStar Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) Captain Nu'Daq (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • The Chase (Apr 24, 1993) Captain Nu'Daq (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Reasonable DoubtsReasonable Doubts (TV Series) JoJo (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • Self Defense (Dec 8, 1992) JoJo (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for SecretsSecrets (TV Movie) Mark (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Civil WarsCivil Wars (TV Series) Alex Buckley Jr. (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • His Honor's Offer (Feb 5, 1992) Alex Buckley Jr. (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Home ImprovementHome Improvement (TV Series) Phil (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
    • Pilot (Sep 17, 1991) Phil (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Who's the Boss?Who's the Boss? (TV Series) Conductor (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Equal JusticeEqual Justice (TV Series) Jameel Kimball (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
    • Without Prejudice (Apr 10, 1991) Jameel Kimball (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
  • Primary photo for Aftermath: A Test of LoveAftermath: A Test of Love (TV Movie) Dr. Ochs (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Brewster PlaceBrewster Place (TV Series) Ralph Thomas (11 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 11
    • County General (1990) Ralph Thomas (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
    • Say It Loud (Jul 11, 1990) Ralph Thomas (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
    • Family Album (Jul 4, 1990) Ralph Thomas (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Kid Who Loved ChristmasThe Kid Who Loved Christmas (TV Movie) Minister (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for WiseguyWiseguy (TV Series) Daryl Jenkins (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Dead Right (1990) Daryl Jenkins (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less
Other (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto VGrand Theft Auto V (Video Game) The Local Population (voice)  Less 2013 $265MM
  • Primary photo for MadagascarMadagascar (Video Game) Maurice / SUV Driver (voice) (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 2005 $300K
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: BorgStar Trek: Borg (Video Game) Dr. Bennington Biraka (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: KlingonStar Trek: Klingon (Video Game) Actor (voice) (as John Cothran Jr.)  Less 1996

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