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This article's subject relates to Season 6 of 24.This is a production article written from an out-of-universe perspective

Lin Oeding (born August 9, 1977; age 43) is a director, actor, and stunt performer who played one of Cheng Zhi's henchmen on the oil rig in the final episode of Season 6 of 24.

Biography and career[edit | edit source]

Oeding was born in Sacramento, California. His father is of German and Dutch descent, and his mother is Chinese. Oeding attended the University of Texas at Austin, majoring in Film Writing and Directing. He graduated in May 2001.

Oeding started his career in Hollywood in 1997, working as a stunt performer. As such, he worked on TV shows like Firefly, Star Trek: Enterprise, Alias, Prison Break, and The Last Ship. He has worked as a stunt double for Ron Yuan and François Chau, among others.

Aside from TV shows, Oeding has been in numerous Hollywood blockbuster productions including 2011's Inception and 2012's The Dark Knight Rises.

Since 2008, Oeding has been focusing on his own career as a filmmaker and director. He wrote and directed three short films, before starting to work as a director on TV shows like Chicago P.D. and Blood Drive. He is currently working in several projects.

24 credits[edit | edit source]

Selected filmography[edit | edit source]

  • The Equalizer 2 (2018)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
  • Straight Outta Compton (2015)
  • Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
  • Red Dawn (2012)
  • The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
  • Battleship (2012)
  • Inception (2010)
  • Star Trek (2009)
  • Tropic Thunder (2008)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
  • Collateral (2004)
  • The Last Samurai (2003)
  • Spy Kids (2001)
  • Killing the Badge (1999)

Television appearances

  • The Young Pope (2016)
  • The Last Ship (2014-2015)
  • Treme (2012)
  • Mad Men (2012)
  • Chuck (2011)
  • FlashForward (2009-2010)
  • Dollhouse (2009)
  • Heroes (2008)
  • Prison Break (2007-2008)
  • 24 (2007)
  • ER (2006)
  • Star Trek: Enterprise (2002)
  • Alias (2002-2005)
  • Firefly (2002-2003)
  • Angel (2000)
  • Walker, Texas Ranger (1999-2000)

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