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Do you recognize some of these actors from other shows/movies??

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    donutsfordinner

    [1]Jan 8, 2006
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    I was just looking back at some of the cast and I realized something many of you probably already knew. Armadillo is played by Daniel Pino who is a lead character on "Cold Case." I never made the connection and I am an avid "Cold Case" fan. He plays such different characters that it just didn't seem like the same person!

    So do recognize any of "The Shield" actors from previous shows or movies they've been on?

    Here's some I remember:
    Reed Diamond (Det. Terry Crowley, the one Vic killed) used to play Kellerman on "Homicide: Life in the Streets" (my fav). He also recently played a creepy soon-to-be rapist on Medium.
    Walter Jones (Rondell Robinson) was the black power ranger (lol, I knew I remembered him from my childhood!).
    Yancey Arias (Jose Garcia from Season 1) has been in tons of stuff. I remember him best as the lead in the short-lived TV show "Kingpin."
    Page Kennedy (Lamar Tilton) has been on "Desperate Housewives" as Caleb.
    Vicellous Reon Shannon (Trick back in Season 3, episode 11)recently played Carnell Hall on "House." Excellent performance, I might add.
    Daniel Dae Kim (Thomas Choi Season 3, episode 12) plays Jin on Lost.
    Jose Zuniga (Gino, Season 4) is Detective Cavaliere on "CSI."
    Petey Pablo (Weed, Season 4, episode 10) is a rapper.
    Krayzie Bone (Pipes, Season 4, episode 9) is a rapper with the group Bone Thugs n Harmony.

    These actors have been in quite a bit more so I'll list some of the more well-known shows/movies:
    Anthony Anderson (Antwon Mitchell) has been in tons of stuff, more noteably: "Me, Myself, and Irene," "Kangaroo Jack," "Scary Movie 3," "Hustle and Flow," "Barbershop," and "King's Ransom."
    Michael Chiklis (Vic)- "The Fantastic Four" and the TV show "The Commish."
    Glenn Close (Monica)- Umm what hasn't she been in? She's been in "101 Dalmations," "102 Dalmations," "Sarah, Plain and Tall," "Heights," "Le Divorce," "The Stepford Wives," "Air Force One," "Fatal Attraction," and the list goes on.
    Catherine Dent (Danny)- "21 Grams," "Taken," and "The Majestic."
    Walter Goggins (Shane)- "Joy Ride," "The Bourne Identity," and "House of 1000 Corpses."
    Michael Jace (Julian)- "Planet of the Apes," "The Replacements," and "Boogie Nights."
    Benito Martinez (Aceveda)- "Million Dollar Baby," and "Saw."
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    Xx_King_Beef_xX

    [2]Jan 8, 2006
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    Yeah.. I was watching "The Replacements" on TBS a few years back and I noticed Michael Jace's name in the credits at the beginning, then I realized he was the convict on the team. He looked totally different though. Didn't hurt he wasn't a repressed homosexual either. :-P
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    donutsfordinner

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    Xx_King_Beef_xX wrote:
    Yeah.. I was watching "The Replacements" on TBS a few years back and I noticed Michael Jace's name in the credits at the beginning, then I realized he was the convict on the team. He looked totally different though. Didn't hurt he wasn't a repressed homosexual either. :-P


    LOL...yeah it took me awhile to make the connection too.
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    jimispettel

    [4]Jan 8, 2006
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    Michael Jace was also a black panther in Forrest Gump.

    Mageina Tovah (Farrah), the scrawny hooker from episode 'Bottom B!tch', was in Spider Man 2, the daughter of Peter Parker's Landlord.

    Daniel Dae Kim plays a field ops agent (Agent Baker) in 24, notably in season 3, and he was also in Spider Man 2 as ?Raymond?.
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    NickNotto

    [5]Jan 8, 2006
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    If you go to IMDB.Com you can see everything all of these actors have been on from staring roles to guest spots
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    DocMartigan

    [6]Jan 8, 2006
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    In addition to everything you guys have said...

    Gilroy was one of the team members in the Stargate movie, and has done many movies.

    And is the girl that Armadillo raped and branded (the blonde one) the girl from Veronica Mars? I have never seen the show, but it looks like her.
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    DocMartigan

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    Oh! Also, after I got into the Shield, the wife and I were watching Star Trek: TNG... and during the time that "Ensign Ro" was on the show, Benito Martinez played a Transporter room guy in many episodes. Was hilarious to see him in that role.
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    donutsfordinner

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    NickNotto wrote:
    If you go to IMDB.Com you can see everything all of these actors have been on from staring roles to guest spots


    Yup that's where I got this from. But it takes forever to look all that up so I condensed it on here.
    I was shocked to realize that Rondell was once a Power Ranger. Hehehe.
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    donutsfordinner

    [9]Jan 8, 2006
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    DocMartigan wrote:
    In addition to everything you guys have said...

    Gilroy was one of the team members in the Stargate movie, and has done many movies.

    And is the girl that Armadillo raped and branded (the blonde one) the girl from Veronica Mars? I have never seen the show, but it looks like her.


    Yeah I think you are right. Kristen Bell did have a part on The Shield.
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    Weston220

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    "Vicellous Reon Shannon (Trick back in Season 3, episode 11)recently played Carnell Hall on "House." Excellent performance, I might add."

    He also played Keith Palmer in 24 season 1.
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    DocMartigan

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    Oh and the serial killer that killed Sally and hid bodies under his aunts house, is in the Dawn of the Dead remake and one of the best things about that movie.
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    Slayer_56

    [12]Jan 9, 2006
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    CCH Pounder appeared in the movie Redemtion. She was supposed to be Nelson Mandela's wife. (Good movie by the way.)
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    Xx_King_Beef_xX

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    Slayer_56 wrote:
    CCH Pounder appeared in the movie Redemtion. She was supposed to be Nelson Mandela's wife. (Good movie by the way.)

    She's also in a few Law & Order: SVU episodes. She's one of the defense attorneys.
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    DocMartigan

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    Xx_King_Beef_xX wrote:
    Slayer_56 wrote:
    CCH Pounder appeared in the movie Redemtion. She was supposed to be Nelson Mandela's wife. (Good movie by the way.)

    She's also in a few Law & Order: SVU episodes. She's one of the defense attorneys.


    Wasn't she also in the Ahhnold movie, "End of Days" as a cop? At the end she was like a devil zombie.
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    Weston220

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    Benito Martinez was in an episode of the show Firefly and he did the voice of Coyote Smith in my personal favorite game of the year Killer 7
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    jimispettel

    [16]Jan 10, 2006
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    Lanie Kellis, the civilian auditor in season 2, was the mother of the boy they thought was infected in season 3 of 24 (Kyle something or another).
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    NEPAKevin

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    Xx_King_Beef_xX wrote:
    Slayer_56 wrote:
    CCH Pounder appeared in the movie Redemtion. She was supposed to be Nelson Mandela's wife. (Good movie by the way.)

    She's also in a few Law & Order: SVU episodes. She's one of the defense attorneys.


    On the video game "True Crime, Streets of LA" she does the voice of the police captain?chief. The cartoon version of her isn't particularly flattering.
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    Xx_King_Beef_xX

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    NEPAKevin wrote:
    On the video game "True Crime, Streets of LA" she does the voice of the police captain?chief. The cartoon version of her isn't particularly flattering.

    I wouldn't really say the real version of her is particularly flattering either. When they had the shower scene with her I was like, "NOOOOO!! PLEASE DON'T SHOW HER ASS!!" lol
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    DocMartigan

    [19]Jan 11, 2006
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    Also, Kenneth Johnson was in one of my favorite movie intros...

    In the first Blade movie, he was the helpless sap that Traci Lords took to the Blood Rave thing. Loved it.
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    jimispettel

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    DocMartigan wrote:
    Also, Kenneth Johnson was in one of my favorite movie intros...

    In the first Blade movie, he was the helpless sap that Traci Lords took to the Blood Rave thing. Loved it.


    That's right, he was heat-seeker (in the credits). That was a cool intro.
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