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Tate Donovan

American actor

Tate Buckley Donovan (born September 25, 1963) is an American actor and director. He is known for playing Tom Shayes in Damages,[1] Jimmy Cooper in The O.C.,[2] and the voice of Hercules in the Disney animated movie Hercules, the animated television series of the same name and in a few Kingdom Hearts video games.

Tate Donovan
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Donovan at the Nancy Drew premiere in June 2007
Born
Tate Buckley Donovan

(1963-09-25) September 25, 1963 (age 56)
NationalityAmerican
EducationUniversity of Southern California
OccupationActor, director
Years active1984–present
Known forHercules
The O.C.
Damages
Argo
Spouse(s)
Corinne Kingsbury
(m. 2005; div. 2008)
Partner(s)Jennifer Aniston (1995–1998)

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1984 No Small Affair Bob
1986 A Case of Deadly Force Lawrence O'Donnell Jr.
1986 SpaceCamp Kevin Donaldson
1988 Clean and Sober Donald Towle
1988 Dangerous Curves Chuck Upton
1989 Dead Bang John Burns
1990 Memphis Belle 1st Lt. Luke Sinclair
1992 Little Noises Elliott
1992 Inside Monkey Zetterland Brent Zetterland Nominated – Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
1992 Equinox Richie Nunn
1992 Love Potion No. 9 Paul Matthews
1993 Ethan Frome Reverend Smith
1994 Holy Matrimony Peter
1997 The Only Thrill Eddie
1997 Murder at 1600 Kyle Neill
1997 Hercules Hercules Voice Only
1998 The Thin Pink Line Simon
1998 October 22 Peter
1998 Waiting for Woody David Short
1999 4 a.m.: Open All Night Man Short
1999 Hercules: Zero to Hero Hercules
2000 Drop Back Ten Wally Bixer
2000 G-Men from Hell Mike Mattress
2000 The Office Party Bill Short
2000 Jesus & Hutch Hutch Short
2001 Swordfish Senator Reisman's Assistant Uncredited cameo
2001 Get Well Soon Mark
2002 West of Here Dexter Anderson
2003 Exposed Bob Smith
2005 The Pacifier Howard Plummer
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck Jesse Zousmer Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2006 The Lather Effect Will
2007 Shooter Russ Turner
2007 Nancy Drew Carson Drew
2007 Neal Cassady Neal Cassady
2008 Tony Michael Short
2009 Wild About Harry Harry
2010 Below the Beltway Paul Gibson
2012 Argo Bob Anders Hollywood Film Festival Award for Best Cast
Palm Springs International Film Festival Award for Best Cast
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated – Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
2014 Sun Belt Express Allen King
2015 3 Generations Craig
2016 Manchester by the Sea Hockey Coach
2016 Elvis & Nixon H. R. Haldeman
2017 It Happened in L.A. Tom
2017 Blame Robert McCarthy
2017 The Only Living Boy in New York George
2017 The Upside Carter Locke
2018 Blood Fest Dr. Conway
2018 Grace Charlie Ellison
2019 Rocketman Doug Weston
2020 Respect John Hammond Filming
TBA What is Life Worth Post-production

ReferencesEdit

  1. "FX Series Damages". FX. Retrieved 2009-03-22.
  2. Profile Archived 2004-08-30 at the Wayback Machine, theocshow.com; accessed August 19, 2014.