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Ray Wise

Ray Wise (born 29 August, 1947) is an American actor, known for his roles in Twin Peaks as Leland Palmer, and as Leon Nash, right-hand henchmen to villain Clarence Boddicker in the sci-fi classic Robocop. In the late sixties and seventies, Wise played attorney Jamie Rollins on the soap opera, Love of Life. In addition to Twin Peaks, Wise has played several other roles in science fiction. He made an appearance as Liko in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Who Watches the Watchers", and later played Arturis in the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Hope and Fear". He is also known for portraying Michael Dugan, President of the United States in the computer real-time strategy games Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 and its expansion Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge. Consequently, Ray Wise has a cult following among the science fiction community. In recent years, Wise has appeared on a number of political-themed television series and films. He briefly appeared on The West Wing...
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