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Jake Busey: This Is The Guy With The Gun Below The Belt

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Jake Busey plays an archeology professor looking into a bunch of gruesome murders in ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series’. Here he is blending in a little too well inside the show's vampire bar.

Fun facts
about Jake Busey (Source: Wikipedia)

Busey's motion picture debut was in the 1978 film Straight Time with his father Gary and Dustin Hoffman. His two most notable appearances are as the murderous religious fanatic opposite Jodie Foster in Contact and as smart-mouthed soldier Ace Levy in Starship Troopers. He appeared in H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds, one of three 2005 film adaptations of the novel by H.G. Wells, alongside C. Thomas Howell. Additionally, he has had major roles in Tomcats opposite Jerry O'Connell and Shannon Elizabeth, in James Mangold's thriller Identity, with C. Thomas Howell in the The Hitcher II, Michael J. Fox in Peter Jackson's The Frighteners and Road House 2. Busey played the role of "Backfire" in Patrick Durham's movie Cross which was released directly to DVD and download in May 2011, and stars in the upcoming independent film Don't Pass Me By.

He has also had minor parts in films like Windrunner: A Spirited Journey starring Jason Wiles, Christmas with the Kranks starring Tim Allen, I'll Do Anything, Enemy of the State, The Killing Jar, The Stoned Age, PCU, and Fast Sofa with Jennifer Tilly and Natasha Lyonne. He was also a main character on the television show Shasta McNasty.


He also provided the voice of The Radioman in the 2012 video game Spec Ops: The Line.


The El Rey Network is running a marathon tomorrow night of the first six episodes. A new episode premieres Tuesday, April 29th at 9:00pm.


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