Criminal Minds Wiki
Advertisement

Sean Mackenzie Bridgers is an American actor best known for his role as Johnny Burns in the hit western crime series Deadwood.

Biography[]

Bridgers was born on March 15, 1968, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to Ben and Sue Ellen Bridgers. It is not known why Bridgers wanted to be an actor. What is known is that Bridgers graduated from both the St. Andrew's-Sewanee School and Western Carolina University. Bridgers got his first on-screen role in 1991, when he was cast as Ralph Welch in the true crime made-for-television film Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story. Bridgers got his first major role in 2004, when he was first cast as Johnny Burns, an employee at the Gem Saloon and lackey of Al Swearengen, for all 36 episodes of the hit western crime series Deadwood, as well as the series' sequel film Deadwood: The Movie. Bridgers has also appeared in TV shows and movies such as The Blacklist, Midnight, Texas, Thank You for Your Service, The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot, Deathcember, Get Shorty, Cold Case, The Mentalist, Justified, Blue, Lie to Me, The Magnificent Seven, Rectify, and Criminal Minds.

On Criminal Minds[]

Bridgers portrayed James Charles, a school guidance counselor and the father of underage serial killer Jeffrey Charles, in the Season Two episode "The Boogeyman".

Filmography[]

  • The Blacklist (2020) - Nyle Hatcher
  • Get Shorty - 27 episodes (2017-2019) - Louis Darnell
  • Deathcember (2019) - Uninjured
  • Deadwood: The Movie (2019) - Johnny Burns
  • The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2018) - Mr. Gardner
  • The Alienist (2018) - Sheriff Early
  • Thank You for Your Service (2017) - Sergeant Mozer
  • Midnight, Texas - 2 episodes (2017) - Sheriff Livingston
  • Arkansas Traveler - 3 episodes (2017) - John Bones
  • And Then I Go (2017) - Little Kid's Dad
  • Elsie Hooper (2016) - Ridley Hooper
  • Rectify - 17 episodes (2013-2016) - Trey Willis
  • The Magnificent Seven (2016) - Fanning
  • Free State of Jones (2016) - Will Sumrall
  • The Whole Truth (2016) - Arthur Westin
  • Midnight Special (2016) - Frederick
  • Legs (2015) - Ford
  • Blue (2015) - Sheriff Hawkes
  • Trumbo (2015) - Jeff Krandall
  • Room (2015) - Old Nick
  • The Edge of the Woods (2015) - Abe
  • Dark Places (2015) - Runner Day
  • The Best of Me (2014) - Tommy Cole
  • Jug Face (2013) - Dawai
  • The Birthday Present (2012) - Unknown Character
  • The Graveyard Feeder (2012) - Burke Sawyer
  • Raising Hope - 2 episodes (2011-2012) - Jack
  • Hart of Dixie (2011) - Leon Mercy
  • Blood on My Name (2011) - Thomas
  • The Woman (2011) - Chris Cleek
  • True Blood (2010) - Big Bobby
  • Justified (2010) - Virgil Corum
  • The Mentalist (2010) - Ranger Tisdale
  • House Rules (2009) - Cameron Drummer
  • Lie to Me (2009) - Harold Clark
  • Private Practice - 2 episodes (2008-2009) - Frank Dawson
  • Bones (2009) - John Collins
  • Cold Storage (2009) - Unknown Character
  • Saving Grace (2009) - Carl Lafong
  • 12 Miles of Bad Road - 6 episodes (2008) - Lyle Hartsong
  • A Night at the Zoo (2008) - Donny
  • Witless Protection (2008) - Norm
  • Jake's Closet (2007) - Peter
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2007) - Art Schuster
  • Cold Case (2006) - Ty Sugar
  • Criminal Minds - "The Boogeyman" (2006) TV episode - James Charles
  • Deadwood - 36 episodes (2004-2006) - Johnny Burns
  • 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004) - Neil Bonnett
  • Apple Jack (2003) - Les Danyou
  • Sweet Home Alabama (2002) - Eldon
  • Lullaby (2002) - Diesel
  • Clover Bend (2002) - Tyler
  • Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (2000) - Brian (credited as Sean Bridges)
  • After Diff'rent Strokes: When the Laughter Stopped (2000) - Robert
  • ATF (1999) - Smitty
  • Legacy - 13 episodes (1998-1999) - William Winters
  • American Gothic - 2 episodes (1995-1998) - Policeman #1/Deputy #1
  • Carolina Low (1997) - Henry Bancroft
  • Close to Danger (1997) - Donna's Date
  • The Killing Secret (1997) - Aaron Clemens
  • Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden (1996) - Jeff
  • Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored (1995) - Mr. Bob
  • Murderous Intent (1995) - Dennis
  • Her Deadly Rival (1995) - Unknown Character (credited as Sean Bridges)
  • Death in Small Doses (1995) - Mr. Carter
  • Nell (1994) - Mike Ibarra
  • Getting In (1994) - Dumpster Hunter (credited as Sean Bridges)
  • Road-Kill U.S.A. (1993) - Josh
  • Scattered Dreams (1993) - Unknown Character
  • Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992) - Jedediah
  • Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (1991) - Ralph Welch (credited as Sean Bridges)

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

Advertisement