Dan Hedaya

Biography

An American character actor. He often plays sleazy villains or uptight, wisecracking individuals; two of his best-known roles are as a cuckolded husband in the Coen brothers' crime thriller Blood Simple, and the scheming Nick Tortelli on the sitcom Cheers.

68 titles Acting

5.8

The Big Take

2018 · Frank Maniscalpo

4.9

Black Dog, Red Dog

2015 · Norman

5.6

The Humbling

2014 · Asa

6.2

Clutter

2013 · Walter Bickford

4.7

The Normals

2012 ·

5.9

The Extra Man

2010 · Aresh

5.1

The Warrior Class

2007 · Rand

6.1

Strangers with Candy

2006 · Guy Blank

5.0

The Good Student

2006 · Gabe

6.2

Pizza My Heart

2005 · Vinnie Montebello

6.3

American Cousins

2003 · Settimo

5.8

New Suit

2003 · Muster Hansau

5.0

Swimfan

2002 · Coach Simkins

4.5

Down

2001 · Lt. McBain

8.0

Mulholland Drive

2001 · Vincenzo Castigliane

5.9

Shaft

2000 · Jack Roselli

5.6

The Crew

2000 · Mike 'The Brick' Donatelli

5.1

The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave

2000 · Gil Ruston

6.1

Locked in Silence

1999 · Dr. Rosenstock

6.1

Dick

1999 · President Richard M. Nixon

7.6

The Hurricane

1999 · Della Pesca

8.3

Mulholland Dr.

1999 · Vincenzo Castigliane

6.2

A Night at the Roxbury

1998 · Kamehl Butabi

6.6

A Civil Action

1998 · John Riley

6.4

In & Out

1997 · Military Attorney

6.4

A Life Less Ordinary

1997 · Gabriel

6.2

Alien Resurrection

1997 · Gen. Martin Allahandro Carlos Perez

6.8

The Second Civil War

1997 · Mel Burgess

5.9

Daylight

1996 · Frank Kraft

6.3

The First Wives Club

1996 · Morton Cushman

6.7

Marvin's Room

1996 · Bob

6.9

Freeway

1996 · Detective Garnet Wallace

6.6

Ransom

1996 · Jackie Brown

4.2

Fair Game

1995 ·

6.8

To Die For

1995 · Joe Maretto

6.8

Clueless

1995 · Melvin "Mel" Horowitz

8.6

The Usual Suspects

1995 · Sgt. Jeffrey "Jeff" Rabin

7.1

Nixon

1995 · Trini Cardoza

5.6

Midnight Run for Your Life

1994 · Eddie Moscone

7.0

Maverick

1994 · Twitchy, Riverboat Poker Player

4.7

Another Midnight Run

1994 · Eddie Moscone

5.2

Based on an Untrue Story

1993 · Caprawolski

6.0

Rookie of the Year

1993 · Larry 'Fish' Fisher

7.5

Searching for Bobby Fischer

1993 · Tournament Director

5.9

Mr. Wonderful

1993 · Harvey

6.1

For Love or Money

1993 · Gene Salvatore

7.2

Benny & Joon

1993 · Thomas

4.9

Boiling Point

1993 · Brady

6.9

The Addams Family

1991 · Tully Alford

6.4

Pacific Heights

1990 · Loan Officer

5.8

Joe Versus the Volcano

1990 · Frank Waturi

5.3

Double Your Pleasure The Reluctant Agent

1989 ·

5.3

Slow Burn

1986 · Simon Fleischer

6.5

Running Scared

1986 · Captain Logan

5.6

Wise Guys

1986 · Anthony Castelo

7.3

A Smoky Mountain Christmas

1986 · Harry

6.6

Courage

1986 · John Fosh

6.7

Commando

1985 · Arius

7.6

Blood Simple

1984 · Julian Marty

6.3

Tightrope

1984 · Det. Molinari

7.7

The Dollmaker

1984 · Skyros

6.3

Reckless

1984 · Peter Daniels

6.7

The Hunger

1983 · Lieutenant Allegrezza

6.0

Endangered Species

1982 · Peck

6.4

I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can

1982 · Dr. Klein

6.3

True Confessions

1981 · Howard Terkel

6.4

Night of the Juggler

1980 · Sgt. Otis Barnes

6.9

The Prince of Central Park

1977 · Hot Dog Vendor

4.7

The Passover Plot

1976 · Yaocov