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Jason Beghe

Jason Beghe (born March 12, 1960) is an American film and television actor and critic of Scientology. As a young man he attended the Collegiate School in New York City, where he became best friends with John F. Kennedy, Jr. and David Duchovny. Beghe is married and lives in Los Angeles, California. Beghe starred in the 1988 George A. Romero film Monkey Shines: An Experiment In Fear, playing a quadriplegic in a performance that was positively received. He appeared as a police officer in the film Thelma & Louise, and played Demi Moore's love interest in G.I. Jane. Beghe starred opposite Moira Kelly in the television series To Have & to Hold, and has had recurring roles on Picket Fences, Melrose Place, Chicago Hope, American Dreams and Cane, as well as parts on numerous other television programs. He began taking Scientology courses in 1994, and later appeared in a Church of Scientology advertising campaign and in promotional videos. According to Beghe, Church of Scientology head David Miscavige referred to him as "the poster boy for Scientology". Beghe left Scientology in 2007 and began publicly speaking out about his experiences within the church in April 2008. An on camera interview with Beghe about his experiences in Scientology conducted by Xenu TV founder and journalist Mark Bunker was published to the video site YouTube and later Vimeo. Marina Hyde of The Guardian newspaper called Beghe a Scientology celebrity whistleblower for his actions.


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Born:
Mar 12, 1960 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
26
First Appeared:
In the movie Refugee
Latest Project:
Movie Safelight 2015-04-17
Known For
Filmography
Movie Refugee Dr. Lehman 2022
Movie Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Himself - Interviewee 2015-01-25
Movie Safelight Eric 2015-04-17
Series Chicago P.D. Hank Voight 2014-01-08
Movie Superman: Unbound Terrorist Leader (voice) 2013-04-23
Movie Phantom Semak 2013-01-03
Movie Atlas Shrugged: Part II Henry Rearden 2012-10-12
Movie X-Men: First Class XO 2011-06-01
Movie The Next Three Days Detective Quinn 2010-11-18
Movie Home Alone 4 Peter McCallister 2002-11-03
Movie Three Blind Mice Carter Simmons 2001-09-30
Movie Runaway Virus Daniel Rothman 2000-01-29
Movie The X Files FBI Man at Bomb Site (uncredited) 1998-06-19
Movie Cab to Canada Mike 1998-11-29
Movie G.I. Jane Royce 1997-08-19
Series George & Leo Ron 1997-09-15
Series Good Company 1996-03-04
Movie Jimmy Hollywood Detective 1994-03-30
Movie Full Eclipse Doug Crane 1993-11-27
Series Intruders Ray Brooks 1992-05-17
Movie Thelma & Louise State Trooper 1991-05-24
Movie Johnny Ryan Peter Howard 1990-07-29
Movie The Operation John Kopiak 1990-01-21
Movie Man Against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders Sammy Turner 1989-01-01
Movie Monkey Shines Allan Mann 1988-07-29
Movie Compromising Positions Cupcake 1985-08-30