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John Bobek is an American actor who portrayed the Bearded Man in the Netflix adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events.


John Bobek was born in Hartford, Connecticut, moved to Monroe, Connecticut, then to Dublin, Ohio, and finally settled in Brookfield, WI (a suburb of Milwaukee). There, he began acting in high school and then kept at it in college at Marquette University in their Theatre Arts program, garnering his B.A. and graduating in the summer of 2004. He moved to Los Angeles, started working as much and as fast as possible, and has been seen on the LA stage (Proof by David Auburn), in film (Sony Pictures' When a Stranger Calls (2006), and TV (The West Wing).[1]



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Mr 3000 Press Box Intern Uncredited
2006 When a Stranger Calls Officer Lewis
2006 Bauhaus - Broken Wings Jack Porter Short
2007 Alibi Minimark Clerk
2008 Fold Chris Short
2008 Downsized Mike the IT Guy Short
2008 Untitled Dave Caplan Pilot College Age Guy
2009 Bare Tales Sammi Noel
2009 The Condom Killer Dwayne Short
2010 Masterpieces Kenny Short
2010 Night of the Punks Mikey Short
2010 The Touch Aaron Short
2011 AppleBox Stage P.A. Johnny Short
2011 Absolute Killers Matt
2011 Stained Glass Short
2012 Good Satan Saint Peter
2012 Hello Herman Lyle Ferguson
2013 Trivial James Short
2014 Stomping Ground Ben
2014 4 the Love of the Game Mike Short
2015 Recoil Alec Walker Short
2015 Held Law Colleague Short
2016 Freshwater Matt Hanton
2016 State Farm Commerical Gone Wrong John Short
2017 Joe Dick Owen Hansel
2018 The CIA CIA Interviewer
2019 Vendors Josh
The Panic


Year Title Role Notes
2005 The West Wing Bill One Episode
2005 How I Met Your Mother Clerk One Episode
2006 Related Party Guy One Episode
2006 Numb3rs Punk Guy One Episode
2007 Girlfriends Delivery Boy One Episode
2007 Desperate Housewives Tucker
2007 House Student #2
2007 Heartland Duane Donner One Episode
2007 Side Order of Life Humorless Male Nurse One Episode
2007 Criminal Minds Patrick One Episode
2007 Wizards of Waverly Place Waiter One Episode
2007 Without a Trace Brian Epstein One Episode
2007 Chuck Nerdy Technician One Episode
2008 Monk Brother Zack One Episode
2008 Bones Driver One Episode
2008 'Til Death Manager One Episode
2010 The Last 10 Seconds of Lost Jacob
2010 Hank PSG Clerk One Episode
2011 Workshop Mike Hobbs
2011 Happy Endings Toby One Episode
2011 Got Karma? Robert
2012 Squaresville Otaku Twins One Episode
2012 Castle Davis Hawthorne One Episode
2014 Rizzoli & Isles Jimmy McGuinness One Episode
2015 Battle Creek Budtender One Episode
2015 Longmire Lee McKinnon One Episode
2016 The Crossroads of History Guard One Episode
2017 American Crime Greg Stephens
2018 A Series of Unfortunate Events Bearded Man


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