John Billingsley most recently recurred on Showtime’s hit series MASTERS OF SEX; AMC period drama TURN and FX drama THE BRIDGE. Prior to that, John was a Series Regular on the CBS drama, INTELLIGENCE starring opposite Josh Holloway and Marg Helgenberger.
A graduate from Bennington College in 1982, he spent fifteen years pursuing a stage career, most notably in and around Seattle, WA. In 1990, John founded a Seattle based theatre company called Book-It, which was devoted to adapting fiction for the stage and which still flourishes in the Pacific Northwest. John also helped found an acting studio in Seattle called Freehold, where he taught for seven years.
An LA resident since 1995, John was a Series Regular on STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE, THE OTHERS and THE NINE. He recurred for a number of years on Alan Ball’s HBO series TRUE BLOOD, and has had recurring roles on numerous other series, as well (PRISON BREAK, SUITS, STITCHERS, THE WHISPERS, NIKITA, NYPD BLUE etc.). He has guest starred on many TV shows (TWIN PEAKS, THE GOOD WIFE, REVENGE, SOUTHLAND, SCRUBS, NIP/TUCK, 6 FEET UNDER, THE CLOSER, THE WEST WING, NCIS, STARGATE, CSI:NY, CRIMINAL MINDS, GILMORE GIRLS, COLD CASE, etc.). Notable feature films include OUT OF TIME (in which he starred opposite Denzell Washington), HIGH CRIMES, 2012, and approximately 30 others, including indies 20TH CENTURY WOMEN, MADTOWN, TRADE OF INNOCENTS, A GREEN STORY, RED LINE, SIRONIA, and LOSING CONTROL.
On a personal note, John is a voracious reader, and he is blissfully married to the accomplished actress, Bonita Friedericy, who has appeared on stage and on screen with him on multiple occasions.