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Chris Bauer is an American film and television actor. Bauer has starred in numerous television series including The Wire as port-union boss Frank Sobotka. He also starred in Billy Crystal's 2001 film 61*, as New York Yankees player Bob Cerv. His roles on network television include a recurring role as Fred Yokas, husband of Officer Faith Yokas, on the NBC series Third Watch, lead FBI Agent Dodd on the short-lived CBS series Smith, a Priest on ABC's Life on Mars and as Detective Lou Destefano in the original Sci-Fi channel miniseries The Lost Room.
He appears on the episode The No-Brainer of the television series Fringe as Brian Dempsey. He also appeared in an episode of Numb3rs as Dr. Raymond "Ray" Galuski and in Criminal Minds in season 1 as the antagonist. Chris Bauer plays Detective (later Sheriff) Andy Bellefleur on the TV-series True Blood. He also played Dennis Halsey, a guard on Unforgettable in the fourth episode of the first season, "Up In Flames", and appeared as a rival salesman from the Syracuse branch of Dunder Mifflin in Season 8 of The Office (US).