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John Cothran

Born: 31 October 1947 (72 years old)
Gender: Male

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John Cothran is an American actor best known for his role as Lewis Crump in the 1991 crime drama feature film Boy n the Hood, directed by John Singleton.

He has guest starred in numerous television series including Wiseguy (his television debut in 1990) and three roles in episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Enterprise.

Other television series he has appeared in include Viper, Seinfeld, Suddenly Susan, Brooklyn South, Felicity, General Hospital, City of Angels, 24, Charmed, monk, Shark, Medium, Grey's Anatomy, CSI: NY and Revenge.

He had a recurring role as the baseball coach in the third season of the comedy series Esatbound & Down, in 2012.

In 2015 he landed his first starring role in television as Captain Ernie Knubbins in the second season of the crime drama anthology series Murder in the First.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Sergeant Kiley

Curtis Wilson

Ed

Cecil

Judge Horton

Reverend Tom Sanders '09

Trooper Jim Carson

Dr. Kevin Phillips

Baseball Coach

Dennis Gant, Sr.

Mr. Tyler

Ken Monroe

Judge Melvin Ward

Phil

Detective Danville Morris

Ernest Lowry

Mr. Willie

Judge Brock

Warden Christie

Captain Ernie Knubbins

Alfred Holbrook

Eddie

Rev. Harrison Walker

Archibald Breech

Walter

Judge Longmuir

Guest Star

Kern

Man

Judge Perry Webb

Judge Perry Webb

Telok

Gralik Durr

Captain Nu'Daq

President Howard Oliver

Carl Mills

Chris Patterson

Civilian Advisor

Jaxon

Keegan

Vance

Conductor

Peter Smalley

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