Brett Cullen
Brett Cullen (4)
Portrays Don Barbara
Occupation Actor
Born Peter Brett Cullen
August 26, 1956
Houston, Texas, USA
Years Active 1979–present
Gender Male
Hair Brown
Ethnicity Caucasian-American
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Brett Cullen is an American actor who portrays Don Barbara in seasons 2 and 3 of CBS' Under the Dome.


Brett Cullen was born in Houston, Texas the son of Lucien Hugh Cullen, an oil industry executive, and Catherine Cullen. He graduated from Madison High School in Houston in 1974. Cullen graduated from the University of Houston, giving great credit to his highly acclaimed acting mentor and University of Houston professor, Cecil Pickett, who also mentored such Houston born actors as Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid, & Brent Spiner among others. Cullen and Dennis Quaid's close friendship to this day dates back to the 1970s and it is Cullen who introduced Dennis Quaid to his current wife, Kimberly Buffington at a dinner in Austin, Texas. Cullen was recently awarded a Distinguished Alumni Award from his alma mater, the University of Houston, in April 2012.

Selected FilmographyEdit

  • The Dark Knight Rises as Congressman
  • Ghost Rider as Barton Blaze
  • Apollo 13 as CAPCOM 1
  • Red Dawn as Tom Eckert
  • Criminal Minds as Preacher Justin Mills
  • Make It or Break It as Mark Keeler
  • The Young Riders as Marshal Sam Cain
  • Falcon Crest as Dan Fixx


Season 2 appearances
"Heads Will Roll" "Infestation" "Force Majeure" "Revelation" "Reconciliation"
"In the Dark" "Going Home" "Awakening" "The Red Door" "The Fall"
"Black Ice" "Turn" "Go Now"
Season 3 appearances
"Move On" "But I'm Not" "Redux" "The Kinship" "Alaska"
"Caged" "Ejecta" "Breaking Point" "Plan B" "Legacy"
"Love is a Battlefield" "Incandescence" "The Enemy Within"


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