Daniel Roebuck Wins Super Fan Award
The B Movie Celebration is proud to announce that Dan Roebuck (here accepting his award http://vimeo.com/15270797) is the recipient of this years Superfan Award, Roebuck was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and graduated from Bethlehem Catholic High School in Bethlehem.
He appeared in his first film role in 1981. From 1992 to 1995, he played Andy Griffith’s assistant, final private investigator and right-hand man, Cliff Lewis, on the television drama Matlock, replacing Clarence Gilyard, during the 1993-94 season, and he also had a recurring role opposite Don Johnson’s character as the corrupt officer, Insp. Rick Bettina in Nash Bridges. He has appeared in numerous other guest roles in television programs and has appeared in many feature films including River’s Edge, Dudes, and Final Destination. He also played the role of US Marshal Bob Biggs in the films, The Fugitive and U.S. Marshals. He appeared as Mr. Banks in the film Agent Cody Banks and its sequel.
One of Roebuck’s more memorable roles was as Jay Leno in the HBO made-for-tv film The Late Shift. Leno has often commented positively on Roebuck’s performance whenever a guest brings up the film on the show. In 2003, he acted in the production Red Riding Hood. This Randal Kleiser directed HD motion picture was shot primarily with live-on-demand 3D virtual set technology.
From 2005-2010, he had a recurring role in the television drama Lost, appearing as Dr. Arzt in nine episodes. He has been a writer and producer for the Monsterama series, and appeared in some episodes of the series. Roebuck recently starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Quints as well as the Nickelodeon original film, Shredderman Rules. He also has an appearance in Disney Channel’s, Sonny With A Chance as Mr.Condor. He guest starred in Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place.
Most recently, he has guest starred on an episode of Dark Blue and Bones. He will also be the voice of Morris Green in Rob Zombie’s animated film The Haunted World of El Superbeasto and stars in the upcoming film, A Fork in the Road.
Roebuck portrayed Dave Karofsky’s father in the November 23, 2010 episode of Glee.