Know Your “That Guy”: James Rebhorn

James Rebhorn

Born: September 1, 1948

Number of Roles: 114

Best Known for Playing: “Tight ass authority figures” according to Cracked.com

First Appearance: Tom Carroll on The Doctors (1977)

Most Recent Appearance: Reese Hughes on White Collar (2011)

Notable Roles: 

  • Carl Franklin on Big Lake
  • Norm Cahill in The Box
  • Charles Garnett on Law & Order
  • Herbert Greenleaf in The Talented Mr. Ripley
  • Jim Feingold in The Game
  • Dr. Larry Banks in Meet the Parents
  • Albert Nimzicki in Independence Day
  • Fred Waters in Blank Check
  • District Attorney Norwalk in Carlito’s Way
  • Mr. Trask in Scent of a Woman
  • George Wilbur in My Cousin Vinny

Fun Facts

  • Member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences
  • Worked opposite both Al Pacino and Marisa Tomei in their Academy Award winning roles in 1992.

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