Date of Birth: August 26th 1956
Brett Cullen (born August 26, 1956) is a native of Houston, Texas, who has appeared in numerous motion pictures and television programs. Early in 2007, he was cast as the role of an estranged father to one of the football players, Tim Riggins (played by actor Taylor Kitsch), in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights.
His most recent appearance was in the role of Barton Blaze in the movie Ghost Rider. Other movie credits include Wyatt Earp (with Kevin Costner), The Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (with Kenny Rogers and Bruce Boxleitner), Something to Talk About (with Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid), The Replacements (with Gene Hackman), On Golden Pond (with Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer), Nancy Drew, and Gridiron Gang. He also played Bob Cleary in the 1983 mini-series The Thorn Birds.