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Biography #2 (for Jeepers Creepers 2)Ray Wise is best known for his portrayal of Laura Palmer's murderous father, Leland, in David Lynch's cult series and feature film Twin Peaks. However, Ray's impressive career dates back more than twenty years when he first became a hit sensation on the daytime drama Love of Life.
Wise's television credits include regular roles on Dallas, Knot's Landing, The Colbys, the WB's flagship series Savannah and the highly regarded Showtime series Resurrection Blvd. Wise also starred in the NBC miniseries presentation of Destiny: The Elizabeth Taylor Story. Wise made his feature debut as the scientist who created the creature in Wes Craven's The Swamp Thing. His other feature credits include, among others, Bob Roberts, Rising Sun, The Journey of Natty Gann, Robocop and The Chase. In 1983 Ray won the coveted OBIE Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor for his role as Hoss in Sam Shepard's Tooth of Crime.
Bio courtesy United Artists for "Jeepers Creepers 2" (23-Sep-2003)