Brent Briscoe

Biography: Brent Briscoe is an actor and screenwriter born in Moberly, Missouri on May 21, 1961. He studied theatre arts at University of Missouri, where he forged a number of long-term career relationships. In 1985 he apprenticed in theatre and spent several years on the road doing shows like South Pacific and Arsenic and Old Lace. In 1994 he became staff writer for television sitcom Evening Shade. After appearing in Sling Blade in 1996 with Billy Bob Thornton, he relocated to Los Angeles to take up acting full time. For a time acting jobs were hard to come by, so he and writing partner Mark Fauser took up screenplay writing, producing The Right To Remain Silent, which was adapted for television in 1996. Although both went on to have successful acting careers, their writing collaboration has continued. In 2002 they co-wrote the critically acclaimed Waking Up in Reno, in which both also play supporting roles. Briscoe's most notable role to date was in the Academy Brent Briscoe is an actor and screenwriter born in Moberly, Missouri on May 21, 1961. He studied theatre arts at University of Missouri, where he forged a number of long-term career relationships. In 1985 he apprenticed in theatre and spent several years on the road doing shows like South Pacific and Arsenic and Old Lace. In 1994 he became staff writer for television sitcom Evening Shade. After appearing in Sling Blade in 1996 with Billy Bob Thornton, he relocated to Los Angeles to take up acting full time. For a time acting jobs were hard to come by, so he and writing partner Mark Fauser took up screenplay writing, producing The Right To Remain Silent, which was adapted for television in 1996. Although both went on to have successful acting careers, their writing collaboration has continued. In 2002 they co-wrote the critically acclaimed Waking Up in Reno, in which both also play supporting roles. Briscoe's most notable role to date was in the Academy Award nominated film, A Simple Plan, as one of the men who finds $4 million in drug money. Briscoe is divorced from actress Sonjia Red, and currently lives in the San Fernando Valley.

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Brent Briscoe's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 45
Highest Metascore: 84 Sling Blade
Lowest Metascore: 21 Say It Isn't So
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 20
  2. Negative: 9 out of 20
20 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
44 Zombeavers Mar 20, 2015 Winston Gregorson 5.8
34 Beneath Jul 25, 2014 Mundy 1.0
48 Jayne Mansfield's Car Sep 13, 2013 Bobby 7.0
37 Dirty Girl Oct 7, 2011 Officer Perry 8.0
53 The Killer Inside Me Jun 18, 2010 Bum/Stranger / Bum/The Stranger/Visitor 7.8
46 Yes Man Dec 19, 2008 Homeless Guy 7.8
65 In the Valley of Elah Sep 14, 2007 Detective Hodge 7.3
41 Mr. Woodcock Sep 14, 2007 Barber #2 8.2
34 The Messengers Feb 2, 2007 Plume 4.9
43 Madison Apr 22, 2005 Tony Steinhardt 5.1
tbd The Big Empty Nov 21, 2003 Dan 7.3
28 Waking Up in Reno Oct 25, 2002 Written By / Russell Whitehead 7.1
27 The Majestic Dec 21, 2001 Sheriff Cecil Coleman 7.4
83 Mulholland Dr. Oct 12, 2001 Detective Neal Domgaard 6.7
29 Driven Apr 27, 2001 Crusher 5.1
21 Say It Isn't So Mar 23, 2001 Detective Vic Vetter 1.7
25 Double Take Jan 12, 2001 Junior Barnes 8.8
23 Beautiful Sep 29, 2000 Lurdy 4.9
82 A Simple Plan Dec 11, 1998 Lou 7.4
54 U Turn Oct 3, 1997 Boyd 8.2
84 Sling Blade Nov 27, 1996 Scooter Hodges 8.5