John Diehl



Place of birth:

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA:


John Diehl (born May 1, 1950) is an American actor, particularly known for his roles as Charles Kawalsky in the 1994 film Stargate, Det. Larry Zito on the 1980s cop show Miami Vice, Assistant Chief Ben Gilroy on The Shield, and as "the Cruiser" in Stripes. His other notable roles include Pvt. Bucklin, the spokesman of the 2nd Maine mutineers in Gettysburg, Cooper in Jurassic Park III (2001), as G. Gordon Liddy in the Oliver Stone movie Nixon, the Klansman informant ("Mickey Mouse") in A Time to Kill, and as Keith, a credit card company supervisor in Mo Money. He also appeared as the spirit of Harley Earl in a series of commercials for Buick. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated from St. Xavier High School in 1968. For a time, he flirted with a professional boxing career, leaving Miami Vice to pursue it.


Out of the Wild (2017)
as Henry McBride
The North Star (2016)
as Master Anderson
Forever (2015)
as Neil
A Long Way Off (2014)
Singularity Principle (2013)
as Jack Brenner
Apartment 1303 3D (2012)
as Detective
The Obama Effect (2012)
as Steve Warren
Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (2011)
as Rear Admiral Lawrence
Road to Nowhere (2011)
as Bobby Billings
Natural Selection (2011)
as Abe
Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas (2009)
as Sheriff Larabie
Bloody Serial Killer (2009)
The Far Side of Jericho (2006)
as Cash Thornton
The House Is Burning (2006)
as Mr. Garson
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)
as Jerry Snyder
Down in the Valley (2005)
as Steve
Land of Plenty (2004)
as Paul
I Pass for Human (2004)
as Ex-husband
Falling Like This (2001)
as Eddie Gallagher
Jurassic Park III (2001)
as Cooper
Pearl Harbor (2001)
as Senior Doctor
Lost Souls (2000)
as Henry Birdson
Fail Safe (2000)
as Col. Cascio
Anywhere But Here (1999)
as Jimmy
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
as Les Birk
Monument Ave. (1998)
as Digger
Most Wanted (1997)
as Police Captain
Fire Down Below (1997)
as Frank Elkins
The End of Violence (1997)
as Lowell Lewis
Foxfire (1996)
as Mr. Buttinger
A Time to Kill (1996)
as Tim Nunley
Female Perversions (1996)
as Jake Rock
The Grave (1996)
as J.C. Cole
Nixon (1995)
as Gordon Liddy
Three Wishes (1995)
as Leland's Dad
Mind Ripper (1995)
as Alex
Amanda & The Alien (1995)
as Colonel Rosencrans
Stargate (1994)
as Lieutenant Kawalsky
The Client (1994)
as Jack Nance
Almost Dead (1994)
as Eddie Herbek
Remote (1993)
Falling Down (1993)
as Dad at Back Yard
Mikey (1992)
as Neil Trenton
Mo' Money (1992)
as Keith Heading
Motorama (1991)
as Phil
A Climate for Killing (1991)
as Wayne Paris
Whore (1991)
as Derelict
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
as Jack
The Dark Side of The Moon (1990)
MadHouse (1990)
as Fred
Glitz (1988)
as Teddy Magyk
Walker (1987)
as Stebbins
The Hanoi Hilton (1987)
as Murphy
Miami Vice: Brother's Keeper (1984)
as Larry Zito
Angel (1984)
as Billy Killer Boy
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
as Assistant Mechanic
Joysticks (1983)
as Arnie
The Ambush Murders (1982)
as Ferguson
Stripes (1981)
as Cruiser
Falling Like This (2001)