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Ivar Brogger (born January 10, 1947; age 77) is an actor who portrayed Frank Ames on Season 1 of 24.

Biography and career[]

Ivar Brogger was born in St. Paul, Minnesota to a librarian mother and an attorney father. His first name is pronounced "EE-var."

Through his acting career, he has appeared in shows like The West Wing (with John Prosky, Devika Parikh, and Cameron Daddo), NYPD Blue (with Esai Morales), Crossing Jordan (with Ravi Kapoor and Nancy Linehan Charles), The Agency (with Jenny Gago and Will Patton), NCIS (with Pauley Perrette), Invasion (with Kari Matchett), Shark (with Richard Burgi and Amy Price-Francis), and FlashForward (with Prosky, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Michael Massee, and Anthony Azizi). Brogger also had a recurring roles on the hidden camera show The Jamie Kennedy Experiment, along with Jesse D. Goins and the FOX show Prison Break along with Azizi and one episode that was directed by Dwight Little.

Aside of TV, Brogger has appeared in films like C.H.U.D., Jacknife, Picture Perfect, Seven Girlfriends (with Carlos Gomez), Fun with Dick and Jane (with Richard Burgi), Little Children, Dreamgirls, The Poughkeepsie Tapes, Ocean's Thirteen (with Don McManus), The Last Word (with John Billingsley), Black Gold (with Tom Sizemore and Hakeem Kae-Kazim), Bounty Killer (with Kevin McNally), Jersey Boys, and Annabelle.

Role on 24[]

Brogger played the role of Frank Ames during Season 1 of 24. Ames was one of the main contributors to David Palmer's presidential campaign. Brogger appeared in one episode and was credited as a guest star.

24 credits[]

Selected filmography[]

  • Rules Don't Apply (2016)
  • The Atticus Institute (2015)
  • Jersey Boys (2014)
  • Bounty Killer (2013)
  • Black Gold (2011)
  • Lucky Bastard (2009)
  • Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
  • Seven Girlfriends (1999)
  • C.H.U.D. (1984)

Television appearances

  • 9-1-1 (2018)
  • Veep (2017)
  • Masters of Sex (2016)
  • Major Crimes (2015)
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (2014)
  • Grey's Anatomy (2012)
  • Franklin & Bash (2011)
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (2011)
  • Nip/Tuck (2006, 2010)
  • Prison Break (2009)
  • ER (2008)
  • Little Children (2006)
  • Invasion (2005-2006)
  • Bones (2006)
  • NCIS (2006)
  • 24 (2002)
  • Law & Order (1995)

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