Dean Winters - biography

Actor from United States of America

Dean Winters Dean Winters (born July 20, 1964) is an American actor, who has portrayed Ryan O'Reily on HBO's Oz, Johnny Gavin on FX Network's Rescue Me, and Dennis Duffy on NBC's 30 Rock. He was selected to portray "Mayhem" in an Allstate insurance advertising campaign that began airing in the summer of 2010. He is a graduate of Colorado College. Winters was born in New York City, and has three younger siblings: Bradford (a writer), Scott William (who portrayed Ryan O'Reily's brother Cyril on Oz) and their sister Blair. Winters has appeared in two of the Law & Order television series: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, where he was a regular in the first season, and as a guest star in the Law & Order: Criminal Intent episode "Purgatory". More than ten years after his final appearance on SVU, he again portrayed Detective Brian Cassidy in the 13th season finale Rhodium Nights. He has also made guest appearances on Sex and the City, Third Watch, NYPD Blue, CSI: Miami and 30 Rock as well as previously having a starring role in Rescue Me. He also starred in the 1999 romantic comedy Undercover Angel with Yasmine Bleeth and the 2002 direct-to-video horror film Hellraiser: Hellseeker. He played Tom in  ( Wikipedia article )


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Known as
Dean,Winters,dean_winters,Dean Gerard Winters
Date of birth
Place of birth
New York City
United States of America
Bradford Winters Blair Winters Scott William Winters


Year Performance Character
2009 Today's Special Steve
2009 Devil You Know Jake Kelly
2009 Splinterheads Reggie
2007 PS, I Love You Tom
2005 Bristol Boys
2004 Strip Search
2002 Snipes
2002 Hellraiser: Hellseeker Trevor
2001 Bullet in the Brain Bank Robber
1999 Undercover Angel Harrison Tyler
1997 Firehouse Nick Wilkinson
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