|Rory Cochrane |
Cochrane at the premiere of Argo
, at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival
|Born || February 28, 1972 |
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
|Occupation ||Actor |
|Years active ||1991 – present |
Rory Cochrane (born February 28, 1972) is an American actor. He is known for playing Ron Slater in Dazed and Confused, Lucas in Empire Records, and Tim Speedle in CSI: Miami.
Life and career
Cochrane was born in Syracuse, New York. Cochrane's first roles included a part in a docudrama about drugs on Saturday Night with Connie Chung (1989) and an appearance in an episode of H.E.L.P. (1990). He then made his film debut (with about fifteen seconds' screen time) in A Kiss Before Dying, followed by his first substantial role as Jeff Goldblum's son in Fathers & Sons.
Cochrane played major roles in the films Empire Records and Dazed and Confused, with Jason London and Ben Affleck, and appeared in Hart's War starring Bruce Willis & Colin Farrell. He also appeared in the Richard Linklater film A Scanner Darkly (2006). Cochrane reprised his role as Tim Speedle on CSI: Miami in the episode "Bang, Bang, Your Debt", as a hallucination to Det. Eric Delko.
- The Help (2011): Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Sissy Spacek, Octavia Spencer, Mary Steenburgen, Emma Stone, Cicely Tyson, Mike Vogel
- Argo (2012): Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, Kerry Bishé, Kyle Chandler, Rory Cochrane, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Denham, Tate Donovan, Clea DuVall, Victor Garber, John Goodman, Scoot McNairy, Chris Messina