James Rebhorn

American character actor (1948-2014)

James Robert Rebhorn (September 1, 1948 – March 21, 2014) was an American character actor. He appeared in over one hundred television shows, movies, and plays. He was best known for his roles in the movies Scent of a Woman (1992) and Independence Day (1996) and for his role as Frank Mathison in the television show Homeland. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He moved to Anderson, Indiana during his childhood.

James Rebhorn in April 2009.

Rebhorn died after a long battle with melanoma on March 21, 2014 in South Orange, New Jersey. He was 65 years old.[1]


  1. Hayden, Erik; Barnes, Mike (March 23, 2014). "'Homeland' Actor James Rebhorn Dead at 65". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 23, 2014.

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