Jason Wiles

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Jason Wiles
Born
Jason Austin Wiles

(1970-04-25) April 25, 1970 (age 52)
OccupationActor
Years active1990–present

Jason Austin Wiles (born April 25, 1970) is an American actor known for his role in the NBC procedural drama series Third Watch from 1999 to 2005.

Early life[edit]

Wiles was born in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S., and raised in Lenexa, Kansas, where he attended Holy Trinity Catholic School. After school he found employment with the local Parks and Recreation department, having passed up the opportunity to play college football.

Career[edit]

In 1990, Wiles began to pursue an interest in film-making, working on the set of the film Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, filming on location in Kansas City. Not long after, the Stephen King tele-movie, Sometimes They Come Back, came to town and he worked on the crew as well as appearing in scenes as an extra. After forming some connections while working on these films, Wiles ventured to Los Angeles where he appeared in commercials before landing the lead in an after-school special. In 1994, he had a part in the Bon Jovi music video "Always". 1994 also gave him his first lead role, in the indie movie WindRunner, appearing with Margot Kidder and Russell Means.[1] In 1995, Wiles made the first of 32 appearances in Beverly Hills, 90210 as Colin Robbins, a role which gained him some note in Hollywood. In 1999, Wiles garnered the role of Maurice 'Bosco' Boscorelli in the television drama Third Watch; he appeared in all six seasons of the show from 1999-2005.

Wiles expanded into directing and writing, as well as theatre. In the summer of 2002, he appeared in the Cape Playhouse production of Mass Appeal alongside Malachy McCourt, and in 2003 he was in Imua! Theatre Company's production of Safe which was co-written and directed by fellow Third Watch star Anthony Ruivivar. Upon completion of the final season of Third Watch, Wiles began work on his independent film Lenexa, 1 Mile (2006) which he wrote and also directed. Wiles appeared alongside Geena Davis and Donald Sutherland in the TV series Commander in Chief. He played a soldier in the series Army Wives, appearing in two episodes. He directed, produced and wrote a 2009 movie, Play Dead. He had a small part in the 2007 movie Zodiac. He appeared in 2009's horror thriller remake of The Stepfather. In the summer of 2010, he co-starred in the NBC drama-suspense miniseries, Persons Unknown.

Wiles appeared twice in the TV series Criminal Minds as a guest. He appears in "Psychodrama" (S2E4) as the "Unsub", and in "The Fight" (S5E18) as a father who is held captive along with his daughter.[citation needed]

Wiles performed a role as guest-star on Law & Order: SVU on October 20, 2010.[2]

In 2015, Wiles was part of the main cast for the MTV series Scream in the role of Sheriff Clark Hudson.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Windrunner Greg Cima
1995 Higher Learning Wayne
1995 Angel's Tide
1995 Kicking and Screaming Skippy
1997 Kitchen Party Steve
1999 Matters of Consequence Jake
2005 Heart of the Beholder Deetz
2005 Zodiac Lab Tech Dagitz
2009 The Stepfather Dylan Bennet
2012 MoniKa Reagan
2013 The Jogger Malcolm
2019 Sunny Daze Sunny

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995–1996 Beverly Hills, 90210 Colin Robbins Recurring role, 32 episodes
1998 To Have & to Hold Michael McGrail Main role, 13 episodes
1999–2005 Third Watch Maurice Boscorelli Main role, 131 episodes
2002 ER Episode: "Brothers and Sisters"
2005 Commander in Chief Alex Williams Recurring role, 4 episodes
2006 Criminal Minds Caleb Dale Sheppard Episode: "Psychodrama"
2007 Army Wives SGT Peter Belgrad Episode: "One of Our Own"
2008 In Plain Sight Detective Robert Patrone Episode: Good Cop, Dead Cop
2010 Persons Unknown Joe Tucker Main role, 13 episodes
2011 No Ordinary Family Mike Powell Episode: "No Ordinary Brother"
2011 Castle Damian Westlake Episode: "The Final Nail"
2011 CSI: NY John Curtis 3 episodes
2013 The Bridge Paul 2 episodes
2014 Stalker Tom Wade Episode: "Tell All"
2015 Scream Sheriff Clark Hudson Main role, 10 episodes
2017 Escaping Dad Darren Lattimer Television film; originally titled Amber Alert
2017 In the Rough Larry McCracken Main role, 7 episodes
2018 S.W.A.T. Sergeant Vandelli Episode: "Patrol"
2020 Deputy David Browder Episode: "10-8 Do No Harm"
2021 NCIS Paul LeMeare 2 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WindRunner" Cast
  2. ^ "Exclusive: 90210 Alum Heads to Law & Order: SVU". TVGuide.com. Retrieved September 23, 2010.

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