Actor who rose to fame for his role as Police Chief Jim Hopper in the 2016 hit Netflix series Stranger Things. He plays the character Dexter Tolliver in the 2016 film Suicide Squad. He also stars as the title character in the 2019 film Hellboy and he was cast as Red Guardian in the 2021 film Black Widow.
He got his professional start on Broadway in the 1999 revival of The Rainmaker. He was later nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 2005.
He won a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2016 for Oustanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Stranger Things. He plays news anchor Elliot Hirsch on the HBO series The Newsroom and also appeared as CIA operative Gregg Beam in Quantum of Solace.