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Joseph Chrest is an American academic and actor. He has had roles in numerous films and television shows including 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street, Oldboy, Lee Daniels' The Butler, The Perfect Date, and as Ted Wheeler in Stranger Things.[1][2]

Early life

Chrest was born and raised in St. Albans, West Virginia, where he attended St. Albans High School.[3]

Personal life

Chrest is also an adjunct professor at the School of Theatre in Louisiana State University's College of Music & Dramatic Arts.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1993 King of the Hill Ben
The Pelican Brief Song and Dance Man from Bar
1995 The Underneath Mr. Rodman
1997 Clockwatchers Detective
Yukie Michael
1998 Dangerous Proposition Mark
Out of Sight Andy
2000 Erin Brockovich Tom Robinson
Lush Greg
Auggie Rose Rhineback Uncredited
2002 Full Frontal Sex Shop Man #1
The Ring Doctor
2003 Runaway Jury Owens
2004 The Aviator Hell's Angels Director of Photography
2005 The Skeleton Key Paramedic
2007 Ocean's Thirteen Fender Roads' Manager
2008 The Secret Life of Bees Mr. Forrest
Miracle at St. Anna MP Doyle Ellis
Who Do You Love? Malcolm Chisholm
2009 I Love You Phillip Morris Steven's Dad
Kink Ed Short film
The Informant! Visiting Client
The Blind Side Clemson Coach
2010 Welcome to the Rileys Jerry
Louis Tom Anderson
Red Retirement Home Detective
Secretariat Sports Broadcaster
Knucklehead Child Services Inspector
2011 Drive Angry F***ing Passenger
Battle Los Angeles 1st Sgt. John Roy
Mask Maker Electrician
That's What I Am Mr. Clear
Love, Wedding, Marriage John
Seeking Justice Detective Rudeski
Butter Butter Fan
Texas Killing Fields Salter
Jeff, Who Lives at Home Paul
2012 21 Jump Street David Schmidt
Battleship JPL Controller
The Lucky One Deputy Moore
Killing Them Softly Business Suit Agent
On the Road Virginia Cop
The Campaign Rainbowland Audience
The Baytown Outlaws ATF Agent
Playing for Keeps Referee
2013 The Last Exorcism Part II Pastor
G.I. Joe: Retaliation Chief of Staff
The Hot Flashes Millie's Dad
Now You See Me Elkhorn Janitor Agent
The Butler White Usher
Oldboy Johnny / Schizophrenic Man
Homefront DEA Agent #1
King of Herrings The Professor
2014 Barefoot Trooper
22 Jump Street David Schmidt
Black or White Dave
American Heist Captain Sullivan
2015 Focus Jeweler Uncredited
Ant-Man Frank
I Saw the Light Oscar Davis
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Mitchell
2016 Showing Roots Fuzzy Canaday
Cold Moon Charles Darrish
Free State of Jones James Eakins
LBJ McGeorge Bundy Uncredited
Deepwater Horizon Sims
Like Son Jeff Rugger
2017 Gifted Kevin Larsen
2018 Assassination Nation Lawrence
The Front Runner Ira Wyman
2019 The Dirt David Lee
The Perfect Date Harvey Lieberman
Average Guys Tommy
Turducken Bob Miller Short film
2020 The Lovebirds Red Robe Man
2021 The Cran Isaac Post Production


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Law & Order Lt. Charles Bates Episode: "Conduct Unbecoming"
House of Secrets Batist Television film
1994 Family Matters Officer Carmichael Episode: "Good Cop, Bad Cop"
Columbo Mercer Episode: "Undercover"
Cries from the Heart Brandon Richards Television film
1995 Sweet Justice Dylan Episode: "Bloodlines"
Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long Carl Weiss Television film
Fallen Angels Dino Episode: "The Professional Man"
1996 The Lottery Deputy Jeff Simmons Television film
Nash Bridges Kevin McMillan Episode: "The Brothers McMillan"
Millennium Raymond Dees Episode: "5-2-2-6-6-6"
Desert Breeze Jack Television film
1997 Promised Land Gary McNeely Episode: "Downsized"
1998 Chicago Hope Judas Episode: "Tantric Turkey"
1999 Snoops Joel Hilburn Episode: "Singer in the Band"
Hefner: Unauthorized Ed Gunn Television film
2000 Touched by an Angel Joe Episode: "Finger of God"
2001 Level 9 Derek Santos Episode: "Wetware"
2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Al Maguire Episode: "Getting Off"
Deadwood Persimmon Phil Episode: "Deep Water"
Star Trek: Enterprise Bar Patron Episode: "Home"
3: The Dale Earnhardt Story Jake Elder Television film
Nikki and Nora Charlie
2005 Medium Henry Yellen Episode: "Coded"
Faith of My Fathers Craner Television film
Surface Rich's Friend Episode: "Episode 5"
2006 Thief Art Luster Episode: "Everything That Rises Must Converge"
2007 K-Ville Det. Ray McPherson Episode: "Ride Along"
2008 Front of the Class Jim Ovbey Television film
2010 House of Bones Benjamin
One Tree Hill Investor Episode: "We All Fall Down"
2011 Hound Dogs Trainer Television film
2012 Breakout Kings Detective Estes 2 episodes
Treme James Townsend
2013 Occult Agent Colquitt Television film
2014 Nashville Ed Marshall Episode: "I'll Keep Climbing"
True Detective Detective Demma 5 episodes
2016–present Stranger Things Ted Wheeler 15 episodes
2016 Killing Reagan Jerry Parr Television film
2017 Sun Records Vernon Presley 7 episodes
2018 Mr. Mercedes Detective 2 episodes
The Purge Ross Bailes 3 episodes
2019 Looking for Alaska Walter Halter 4 episodes
2020 When the Street Lights Go On Mr. Chambers Pre-production


  1. ^ Trembath, Ron. "Joe Chrest [Interview]". Trainwreck'd Society. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  2. ^ Sigur, Matthew. "Baton Rouge actor in 'Stranger Things' teases his role in Season Two: 'Anything is possible'". The Advocate. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  3. ^ Lilly, Alexia. "Marshall alum, actor finds 'Stranger Things' to explore". The Parthenon. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  4. ^ Auglair, Hailey. "LSU professor balances acting career and teaching". The Daily Reveille. Retrieved 27 December 2017.

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