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Silas Weir Mitchell Nelson (born September 30, 1969; age 54) is an actor who portrayed Eli Stram during Season 1 of 24.

Biography and career[]

Silas Weir Mitchell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended The Montgomery Country Day School, formerly in Gladwyne, PA for his elementary school years. Eventually, he graduated from St. Paul's School, a college-preparatory boarding school in Concord, New Hampshire. Weir Mitchell also studied in Brown University in Rhode Island, where he majored in Theatre and Religion. He also has an MFA in Acting from the University of California, San Diego.

Weir Mitchell's previous television credits include C-16: FBI (with Glenn Morshower, Zach Grenier and Jeff Kober), ER (with Jesse Borrego, Penny Johnson Jerald, John Hawkes, and François Chau), NYPD Blue and Strong Medicine (both with Ricky Schroder), Nash Bridges (with Tzi Ma and Jaime Gomez), The Agency (with Gil Bellows and Will Patton), Boomtown (with Lana Parrilla), Medium (with Neal Matarazzo), CSI: NY (with Vanessa Ferlito), Without a Trace (with Tracy Middendorf), The X-Files, Dexter (with JoBeth Williams), The Closer, The Shield (with FJ Rio), Monk (with Marcus Brown), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (with Tamara Tunie, Alan Dale, and Sprague Grayden), and JAG (with Scott Lawrence). He also had a recurring role on Prison Break with Channon Roe, John Billingsley, and Michelle Forbes.

Weir Mitchell has also starred in several films like Howard Stern's Private Parts, Julian Po (with Zeljko Ivanek and Cherry Jones), Desert Heat (with Gabrielle Fitzpatrick and Jeff Kober), Absence of the Good (with Lesley Fera), Rat Race (with Vic Chao), Johnson County War (with Michelle Forbes), and The Whole Ten Yards (with Doc Duhame and Ned Bellamy).

24 credits[]

Selected filmography[]

  • The Amendment (2018)
  • Ticket Out (2012)
  • Halloween II (2009)
  • The Phobic (2006)
  • Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
  • Rat Race (2003)

Television appearances

  • Grimm (2011-2017)
  • Mental (2009)
  • Without a Trace (2006)
  • Prison Break (2005-07)
  • Birds of Prey (2002)
  • ER (1997, 1998)
  • Silk Stalkings (1995)

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