Apr. 25th, 1947
Buffalo, New York, USA
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Jeffrey DeMunn (born April 25, 1947) is an American stage, film and television actor. He is known for a variety of roles, including Andrei Chikatilo in Citizen X, and for his role as Dale Horvath in The Walking Dead.
Born in Buffalo, New York, the son of Violet (née Paulus) and James DeMunn, and a stepson of actress 'Betty Lutes DeMunn'. He graduated from Union College with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
He moved to England in the early 1970s, receiving theatrical training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. When he returned to the USA in 1972, he performed in a Royal Shakespeare Company National Tour's production of King Lear and A Midsummer Night's Dream. After this he starred in several off-Broadway productions, including Bent, Modigliani, and A Midsummer Night's Dream. DeMunn also participated in productions of developing plays at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. In 1983 he starrted in a production of K2, which earned him a Tony Award nomination. He most recently starred in Death of a Salesman at San Diego's Old Globe Theater in 2012 and A Family For All Occasions at the Bank Street Theatre in 2013.
DeMunn has made several guest appearances on series television. His extensive TV résumé includes shows such as Kojak, Moonlighting, LA Law and The West Wing. He appeared in the recurring role of Norman Rothenberg in Law & Order, and Trial by Jury. He portrayed Dale Horvath in Frank Darabont's television adaptation of the comic book series The Walking Dead, for two seasons from 2010 to 2012. Upon his departure, he was cast as Hal Morrison in Mob City.
DeMunn married Ann Sekjaer in (1974); they divorced in (1995). He married Kerry Leah in (2001). DeMunn has two children, Heather and Kevin.