Jeffrey Combs

Jeffery Combs
Jeffrey Alan Combs (born September 9, 1954) is an American actor known for starring in horror films, such as Re-Animator, and appearances playing a number of characters in the Star Trek and the DC Animated Universe television franchises.wikipedia
302 Related Articles

Re-Animator

Dr. Herbert WestRe-Animator'' film seriesReanimator
Jeffrey Alan Combs (born September 9, 1954) is an American actor known for starring in horror films, such as Re-Animator, and appearances playing a number of characters in the Star Trek and the DC Animated Universe television franchises. Combs's best known horror role is Herbert West, the main character in the film Re-Animator, and its two sequels.
Directed by Stuart Gordon and produced by Brian Yuzna, the film stars Jeffrey Combs as Herbert West, a medical student who has invented a reagent which can re-animate deceased bodies.

Herbert West

Dr. Herbert WestHector Norththe title character
Combs's best known horror role is Herbert West, the main character in the film Re-Animator, and its two sequels.
There have been several film adaptations of the story including Herbert West as played by Jeffrey Combs in the Re-Animator (film series) which include the 1985 Re-Animator film and its two sequels, Bride of Re-Animator and Beyond Re-Animator.

The Frighteners

film of the same titleFrighteners
Other film credits include The Attic Expeditions (2001), FeardotCom (2002), House on Haunted Hill (1999), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998), and The Frighteners (1996).
The film stars Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin, Dee Wallace Stone, Jeffrey Combs, R. Lee Ermey and Jake Busey.

House on Haunted Hill (1999 film)

House on Haunted Hill19991999 remake
Other film credits include The Attic Expeditions (2001), FeardotCom (2002), House on Haunted Hill (1999), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998), and The Frighteners (1996).
House on Haunted Hill is a 1999 American supernatural horror film directed by William Malone and starring Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs, Ali Larter, Chris Kattan, Bridgette Wilson, Peter Gallagher, and Jeffrey Combs.

Necronomicon (film)

NecronomiconH.P. Lovecraft's: NecronomiconNecronomicon: Book of the Dead
He portrayed author H. P. Lovecraft (creator of the Herbert West character) in the film Necronomicon: Book of the Dead (1993) and has starred in eight H.P. Lovecraft adaptations.
The film's ensemble cast includes stars Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Payne, Richard Lynch, Belinda Bauer, Maria Ford, Dennis Christopher, Gary Graham, and David Warner.

Scarecrow (DC Comics)

ScarecrowThe ScarecrowJonathan Crane
His voiceover roles include the Scarecrow in The New Batman Adventures, the Question in Justice League Unlimited, Ratchet in Transformers: Prime, the Leader in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Rat King in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Brainiac in Injustice 2.
He has been voiced by Henry Polic II and Jeffrey Combs in the DC animated universe, by Dino Andrade and John Noble in the Batman: Arkham video game series, and by Robert Englund in Injustice 2.

Frightmare (1983 film)

FrightmareFrightmare'' (1983 film)
His first horror film role came two years later in Frightmare (1983).
It was Jeffrey Combs' horror film debut.

The Black Cat (Masters of Horror)

The Black CatThe Black Cat" (''Masters of Horror'')
In early 2007, he played a highly fictionalized Edgar Allan Poe in "The Black Cat" episode of Masters of Horror.
The story has the great horror author Edgar Allan Poe (Jeffrey Combs) suffering from writer's block and short on cash, tormented by a black cat that will either destroy his life or inspire him to write one of his most famous stories.

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

1998 sequeldirect sequelsequel
Other film credits include The Attic Expeditions (2001), FeardotCom (2002), House on Haunted Hill (1999), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998), and The Frighteners (1996).

Weyoun

His largest science-fiction role to date was his regular guest role on Deep Space Nine as the Vorta clone Weyoun.
The name Weyoun refers to a number of fictional characters from the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, in which they are portrayed by Jeffrey Combs.

University of Washington School of Drama

School of DramaProfessional Actor's Training Programdrama school
Combs then attended Santa Maria's Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, and later developed his acting skills in the Professional Actor's Training Program at the University of Washington.

Justice League Unlimited

Justice League: UnlimitedJLUAnnihilator (Justice League)
His voiceover roles include the Scarecrow in The New Batman Adventures, the Question in Justice League Unlimited, Ratchet in Transformers: Prime, the Leader in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Rat King in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Brainiac in Injustice 2.

Transformers: Prime

Transformers PrimeDark EnergonJack Darby
His voiceover roles include the Scarecrow in The New Batman Adventures, the Question in Justice League Unlimited, Ratchet in Transformers: Prime, the Leader in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Rat King in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Brainiac in Injustice 2.
In his fight to protect the Earth, Optimus is aided by Ratchet (Jeffrey Combs), who acts as the team's medic.

1993 in film

19931992/931993:
He portrayed author H. P. Lovecraft (creator of the Herbert West character) in the film Necronomicon: Book of the Dead (1993) and has starred in eight H.P. Lovecraft adaptations.

Lompoc, California

LompocLompoc, CACalifornia
Combs was born in Oxnard, California, to Jean (née Sullins) Owens (1921–1986) and Eugene "Gene" Combs (1922–1999), and raised in Lompoc.

Oxnard, California

OxnardOxnard, CACity of Oxnard
Combs was born in Oxnard, California, to Jean (née Sullins) Owens (1921–1986) and Eugene "Gene" Combs (1922–1999), and raised in Lompoc.

List of The 4400 characters

Kyle BaldwinShawn FarrellDiana Skouris
In August 2005, he appeared for the first time on the science fiction series The 4400 as Dr. Kevin Burkhoff which had become a recurring role by 2006.
Played by Jeffrey Combs, Kevin first appeared in the season two premiere episode "Wake Up Call", in which he was a patient in a psychiatric hospital.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Deep Space NineDS9Star Trek: Deep Space 9
On television, Combs enjoyed popular success playing a number of alien characters on the various modern Star Trek incarnations, beginning with Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in 1994, with Star Trek: Voyager in 2000, and with Star Trek: Enterprise in 2001.
Jeffrey Combs (of Re-Animator fame) has stated that he had auditioned for the role of William Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation, but when Jonathan Frakes (who won the part) later directed the DS9 episode "Meridian", he recommended Combs for a part.

From Beyond (film)

From Beyondfilm of the same namefilm of the same title
It was written by Dennis Paoli, Gordon and Brian Yuzna, and stars Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ken Foree and Ted Sorel.

The Steve Allen Theater

Steve Allen Theatera Hollywood theater
In July 2009, Combs returned to his stage roots and reprised his role as Edgar Allan Poe in a one-man theatrical show entitled Nevermore...an Evening with Edgar Allan Poe at The Steve Allen Theater in Hollywood, CA.
Nevermore - Jeffrey Combs portrayal of Edgar Allan Poe.

The 4400

Highland Beach4400 Center4400, The
In August 2005, he appeared for the first time on the science fiction series The 4400 as Dr. Kevin Burkhoff which had become a recurring role by 2006.

Doctor Mordrid

Doctor Mordrid is a 1992 American superhero film starring Jeffrey Combs.

Star Trek: Elite Force II

Elite Force IIIts sequel
Combs also voices the character of Romulan Commander Suldok for the Star Trek: Elite Force II video game.
Several actors from Star Trek series provided additional voice acting: Jeffrey Combs (Weyoun from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Commander Shran from Star Trek: Enterprise) as one of the main villains; Tony Todd (Kurn from Star Trek: The Next Generation) as Korban; J. G. Hertzler (Martok from Deep Space Nine, plus roles in Voyager and Enterprise) as Lurok; and Vaughn Armstrong (Admiral Forrest in Enterprise) who contributed several character voices.

Bride of Re-Animator

The film stars Bruce Abbott, Claude Earl Jones, Fabiana Udenio, David Gale, Kathleen Kinmont, and Jeffrey Combs.

The Dogs of War (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)

The Dogs of WarThe Dogs of War" (''Star Trek: Deep Space Nine'')
During the DS9 episode "The Dogs of War", Combs appeared as both Weyoun and Brunt, making Star Trek history as the first actor to play two unrelated recurring roles on screen in the same episode; however, the two characters never appeared in the same scene together.
Upon a visit from his old rival Brunt (Jeffrey Combs), he discovers that Zek, presumably under the influence of Quark's mother Ishka (Cecily Adams), has instituted a number of reforms, including promoting workers’ rights, environmental protection and outlawing monopolies.