Date of Birth : Aug 6th 1960
Orser made his television debut in 1991 on the show Gabriel’s Fire. His next roles were bit parts and small roles on The Golden Girls, Cheers, L.A. Law, The X-Files, NYPD Blue, Law and Order: SVU and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In 1999 he played the (rather demanding) main role of Dr. Arthur Zeller in the Outer Limits episode Descent, a part seemingly tailored by writer Eric Saltzgaber for Orser’s particular talents. Fans of Married … with Children know him in his recurring guest role as the cynical director of advertisments.
He has had minor roles in many popular films. He appeared in 1995’s Se7en as the man who was involuntarily recruited as the punisher for the lust sin. He was credited as “Crazed Man in Massage Parlour”. He played Larry Purvis in 1997’s Alien: Resurrection. He played the antagonist, Richard Thompson, in the 1999 Denzel Washington thriller, The Bone Collector. In 2004 he appeared in the comic-turned-film “Daredevil” He also appeared in Saving Private Ryan as the traumatized pilot of a crashed glider.
Orser appeared in various parts in the Star Trek franchise, among them playing a Changeling posing as the Romulan Colonel Lovok in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine two-parter episode ” Improbable Cause” / “The Die is Cast”, and a homicidal hologram in the Star Trek Voyager episode “Revulsion”. He was also in the Deep Space Nine episode Sanctuary. Since 2004, he has played Chief of Surgery Dr. Lucien Dubenko, a recurring character on the television show ER.