Currie Graham

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Currie Graham
Born (1967-02-26) February 26, 1967 (age 57)
Years active1988—present

Currie Graham (born February 26, 1967[2]) is a Canadian stage, film and television actor. While primarily recognized as a TV actor, he has numerous film credits, including the action thrillers Rancid and Assault on Precinct 13.

Early life and education[edit]

Graham grew up in Ontario, Canada. Currie is his mother's maiden name.[3] He attended Algonquin Public School and Maynard Public School. His family relocated from Algonquin, Ontario to Cardinal, Ontario. He attended South Grenville District High School in Prescott, Ontario. He studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.

Film and TV work[edit]

Currie may be best known for playing Lt. Thomas Bale, the micromanaging detective squad commander in the final season of the TV program NYPD Blue, having earlier made an appearance in season 4 playing a small-time criminal. His other regular starring TV appearances include the final season of the TV program Suddenly Susan as the male lead/romantic interest Nate Knaborski.

Graham has established a career in television via multiple guest-starring roles, including recurring roles in House as the husband of Dr. House's ex-girlfriend Stacy (Sela Ward), The Mentalist as Walter Mashburn, Weeds as Vince, 24 as Ted Cofell, Boston Legal as ADA Frank Ginsberg, Desperate Housewives as Lynette Scavo's boss, Ed Ferrara, Criminal Minds as Viper, in the episode titled "52 Pickup" and in Men in Trees as Supervisor Richard Ellis, the romantic interest of local chief of police Celia Bachelor. Other guest appearances include Over There (Season 1, Episode 10) as Corporal Shaver, and roles on the TV programs Judging Amy, Patrick Lehane on the TV Mini-Series Would Be Kings and CSI. Graham also appeared in one episode of ER.

At the 19th Gemini Awards in 2004, Graham received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role for his portrayal of Constable Robert Cross in the 2003 TV film Cowboys and Indians: The J.J. Harper Story.

In 2008, he appeared as IOA agent James Marrick in the direct-to-DVD film Stargate: The Ark of Truth, a film conclusion of the Stargate SG-1 television franchise. He previously starred as Nick Balco in the TNT series Raising the Bar. Previously, he has appeared in the pilot episode of Brimstone as Det. William Kane, in the Season 4 premiere of Private Practice alongside French Stewart, and had a recurring role in Dallas.[4]

Currie has appeared in a handful of films. His credits include minor roles in Hitchcock (2012) and the 2012 remake of Total Recall, as well as a supporting role in Pompeii (2014).

In 2015, he appeared as Mike Sherman in an episode of Mad Men. In 2016, he appeared as Calvin Chadwick in season two of Agent Carter.[5] In 2016, he joined the cast of the HBO series Westworld. He also appeared in USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage as the prosecutor in Captain McVay's court martial. In 2018, he had a recurring role as Ben McRee, a longtime friend of the titular character in The Rookie.[6] In 2022 he had a recurring role in the Amazon Prime Video series Reacher as the villain Kliner Sr.[7]



Year Title Role Notes
1993 Money for Nothing Dunleavy
1994 Amateur Video store clerk
1994 Trust in Me Dylan Gray
1996 Portraits of a Killer Wade Simms
1997 One of Our Own Detective Peter La Pierre
1999 The Arrangement Detective Peter La Pierre
1999 Black Light Larry Avery
2002 Edge of Madness Dr. Jenkins
2002 Hip, Edgy, Sexy, Cool
2002 Angels Crest Richard
2004 Rancid Crispin Klein
2005 Assault on Precinct 13 Mike Kahane
2008 Stargate: The Ark of Truth IOA agent James Marrick
2010 Henry's Crime Simon
2012 Hitchcock PR flack
2014 Cabin Fever: Patient Zero Dr. Edwards
2014 Kiss Me Dr. Craig
2014 Pompeii Bellator
2016 Havenhurst Mike
2016 USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage Captain Ryan
2017 Blackmail Bollinger
2018 My Million Dollar Mom Governor Ritter Short film
2021 Born a Champion Burchman
2024 Homestead TBA Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Law & Order Mitchell Burkitt Episode: "Star Struck"
2022 Kyle Swanson Episode: "Wicked Game"
1993 Survive the Night Ice Television film
1994 Hostage for a Day Hondo Television film
1994 Lonesome Dove: The Series Deserter Episode: "Duty Bound"
1995 Falling for You Detective Colton Television film
1996 A Stranger to Love Jimmy Television film
1997 ER James Episode: "The Long Way Around"
1997 The Big Easy Ted Rogers Episode: "Son O' McSwain"
1998 Pacific Blue Chad Brancato Episode: "House Party"
1998 Players Roy "Jericho" Hallicky Episode: "Con-tamination"
1998 Brimstone Detective William Kane Episode: "Altar Boys"
1998 L.A. Doctors Jay Johnson Episode: "Classic Evan"
1999–2000 Suddenly Susan Nate Knaborski 22 episodes
1999 Behind the Mask Geller Television film
1999 The Wonder Cabinet Dr. Kevin Spitz Television film
1999 Strange World Malcolm Baine Episode: "Aerobe"
2001 Philly Hank Tyler Episode: "Tempus Fugitive"
2001 CSI Stanley Hunter Episode: "Caged"
2002 Judging Amy Mr. Simmons Episode: "Boston Terriers from France"
2002 24 Ted Cofell 2 episodes
2002 The Division Peter Sarkin Episode: "Welcome Home"
2002 Witchblade Carl Dalack Episode: "Nailed"
2002 Body & Soul Dr. Quinten Bremmer Main cast
2003 Peacemakers Linus Turrow Episode: "Bad Company"
2003 Cowboys and Indians: The J.J. Harper Story Constable Robert Cross Television film
2003 The Handler George Episode: "Hardcore"
2003 These Guys Tom Television film
2003 111 Gramercy Park Ken Wilton Television film
2004 Threat Matrix Agent Daley Episode: "Extremist Makeover"
2004 Monk Harold Maloney Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Missing Granny"
2004 CSI: Miami Robert Mackenzie Episode: "Money for Nothing"
2004 The Practice Sheldon Modry Episode: "The Firm"
2004 The Drew Carey Show Russell Episode: "Straight Eye for the Queer Guy"
2004–2005 NYPD Blue Lieutenant Thomas Bale Main role (season 12)
2005–2006 House Mark Warner 4 episodes
2005 Over There Corporal Shaver Episode: "Suicide Rain"
2005–2008 Boston Legal ADA Frank Ginsberg 9 episodes
2005–2007 Desperate Housewives Ed Ferrara 9 episodes
2006 Augusta, Gone John Television film
2006 CSI Willy Cutler 2 episodes
2006 The Accidental Witness Victor Sandeman Television film
2006 A.K.A. Captain Mayhew Television film
2007 By Appointment Only Jake Brenner Television film
2007 Elijah Gary Filmon Television film
2007–2008 Men in Trees Supervisor Richard Ellis 10 episodes
2008 Criminal Minds Viper Episode: "52 Pickup"
2008 Would Be Kings Patrick Lehane Television miniseries (2 episodes)
2008 The Capture of the Green River Killer Captain Norwell Television film
2008–2009 Raising the Bar Nick Balco 25 episodes
2009 Ghost Whisperer Rick Hartman Episode: "Thrilled to Death"
2009 Lie to Me Eric Kuransky Episode: "Undercover"
2010 Castle Stanford Raynes Episode: "Wrapped Up in Death"
2010 The Mentalist Walter Mashburn 2 episodes
2010 The Closer Paul Ryder Episode: "The Big Bang"
2010 Weeds Vince Episode: "A Yippity Sippity"
2010 Dark Blue Jack Sutton Episode: "Home Sweet Home"
2010 Private Practice Ryan Mason Episode: "Take Two"
2010 Smoke Screen Raley Gannon Television film
2011 Fairly Legal John Marsden Episode: "Believers"
2011 Chaos Congressman Fuller Episode: "Song of the North"
2011 Law & Order: LA Max Hearn 2 episodes
2011 Suits Judge Donald Pearl Episode: "Errors and Omissions"
2011 Grimm Frank Rabe Episode: "Bears Will Be Bears"
2012 Fringe Jim Mallum Episode: "Forced Perspective"
2012 NCIS: Los Angeles Agent Roger Clarke Episode: "Partners"
2012 Harry's Law Detective Lance Johnson Episode: "The Whole Truth"
2012 The Exes Brett Episode: "Three Men and a Maybe"
2012 Drop Dead Diva Simon Grundy Episode: "Lady Parts"
2012 Arrow Derek Reston / King Episode: "Legacies"
2012–16 House of Lies Grant Stevens 5 episodes
2013 The Glades Pruitt Wolcott Episode: "Shot Girls"
2013 Franklin & Bash ADA Kirk Episode: "Freck"
2013 Grey's Anatomy Greg Episode: "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
2014 Dallas Stanley "Stan" Babcock 3 episodes
2014–2016 Murder in the First Mario Siletti 32 episodes
2014 Saving Hope Dr. Thor MacLeod Episode: "Days of Heaven"
2015–2017 Longmire Kevin Morris 3 episodes
2015 Mad Men Mike Sherman Episode: "The Milk and Honey Route"
2016 Agent Carter Calvin Chadwick 7 episodes
2016–2018 Westworld Craig Episode: "The Original"
Episode: "The Riddle of the Sphinx"
2016 Noches con Platanito Himself 1 episode
2017 Chicago P.D. Todd Smith Episode: "Home"
2017 Ten Days in the Valley Henry Vega 5 episodes
2018 Kevin (Probably) Saves the World Glenn Peyton (voice)
Episode: "Caught White-Handed"
Episode: "The Right Thing"
2018–2021 The Rookie Ben McRee 7 episodes
2018 The Detectives Detectives Sergeant Greg Brown Episode: "The Walk Home"
2019 Blue Bloods Liam Norris Episode: "Ripple Effect"
2019 Project Blue Book Susie's associate 5 episodes
2019 Titans Stuart Episode: "Faux Hawk"
2020 Emergence Government agent 2 episodes
2020 Cardinal Neil Cuthbert 4 episodes
2022 Reacher Kliner Sr. 4 episodes
2023 1923 Chadwick Benton 2 episodes


Year Title Role Notes
2012 House of Lies: Fridays at Galweather Grant Stevens Episode: "Sexual Harassment"
2015 Con Man Emcee Episode: "Baby Boom"


  1. ^ "Currie Graham Biography (1967-)".
  2. ^ "Feb. 26 celebrity birthdays". The Orange County Register. February 26, 2012. Retrieved October 2, 2023. Actor Currie Graham ... is 45.
  3. ^ "Currie Graham Biography". TV Guide.
  4. ^ Abrams, Natalie (July 27, 2010). "Exclusive: Currie Graham, French Stewart to Guest-Star on Private Practice". TV Guide.
  5. ^ Abrams, Natalie (October 9, 2015). "Agent Carter casts Whitney Frost and more season 2 additions". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on October 10, 2015. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  6. ^ "Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of The Rookie on ABC - Tuesday, November 20, 2018". BroadwayWorld. November 5, 2018. Archived from the original on November 23, 2018. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  7. ^ "Currie Graham". Amazon Studios.

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