Jeffrey DeMunn

Biography: Jeffrey DeMunn was born in Buffalo, New York to James and Violet Paulus DeMunn, who were both established actors. He graduated from Union College in 1969 and then spent two years at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre school in England. He has been in the feature films The Last Tenant (his debut), Ragtime, Frances, Turbulence, The X-Files, The Green Mile, The Majestic (which also had his son in a small part as the Western Union Man), and many others. On television, he has been seen in the miniseries "Storm of the Century" and "Night Sins" as well as the made-for-television movies "Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story," "Who Is Julia?," "Lincoln," "Swimming Upstream," and HBO's "Barbarians At The Gate," "Citizen X," and "Empire Falls." DeMunn has also made guest appearances on the series "Law & Order," "Hack," "Hill Street Blues," "Spencer For Hire," "Tribeca," "E.R.," "The Practice," and "The West Wing." On stage, DeMunn was seen in "The Comedians," "Bent," "A Prayer For My Daughter," "Spoils Of War," and "K2."

He was nomated for and Emmy Award and won the CableACE award for his performance in "Citizen X," and won the Best Actor Tony Award for his performance in "K2."

He has a son, Kevin, and a daughter, Heather.

Jeffrey DeMunn's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 53
Highest Metascore: 80 The Shawshank Redemption
Lowest Metascore: 27 The Majestic
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 10
  2. Negative: 2 out of 10
10 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
80 The Shawshank Redemption Sep 1, 1994 1946 D.A. 9.2
61 The Green Mile Dec 10, 1999 Harry Terwilliger 8.6
57 Ragtime Nov 20, 1981 Harry Houdini 8.5
41 Phenomenon Jul 3, 1996 Prof. John Ringold 8.3
60 The X Files Jun 19, 1998 Ben Bronschweig, M.D. 8.0
46 Another Happy Day Nov 18, 2011 Cast 7.7
27 The Majestic Dec 21, 2001 Ernie Cole 7.0
28 6 Souls Apr 5, 2013 Dr. Harding 6.9
58 The Mist Nov 21, 2007 Dan Miller 6.2
74 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Jan 19, 2001 Voices tbd