Linden Ashby is an American actor and martial artist who is known for his role as Johnny Cage in the film adaptation of Mortal Kombat and Dr. Brett Cooper on Melrose Place. He is currently best known for his role as Sheriff Stilinski in the MTV television series Teen Wolf.

Career Edit

Film Edit

Year Title Role
1990 Night Angel Craig
Mr. and Mrs. Bridge
1992 Into the Sun Dragon
Inside Out III Jerry Van Anthony
1994 Wyatt Earp Morgan Earp
1994 8 Seconds Martin Hudson
1995 Mortal Kombat Johnny Cage
1996 Cadillac Ranch Beau
1997 Blast Jack Bryant
1998 Shelter Jimmy Parker
1999 Time of Her Time Sergius O'Shaughnessy
Judgment Day Dr. David Corbett
2000 Dangerous Attraction Neil/Dan Paterson
Tick Tock Travis Brewer
2001 Facing the Enemy Griff McCleary
2002 Fits and Starts
Whacked! Bolen
2003 The Company You Keep Harry
A Woman Hunted Det. Webster
Shrink Rap Brian
2004 Wild Things 2 Det. Michael Morrison
2005 Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough Det. Michael Morrison
Sub Zero Soloman Davis
2007 Plot 7 Richard McCarthy
Resident Evil: Extinction Chase
2008 Prom Night Uncle Jack Turner
Impact Point Det. Adams
2009 Against the Dark Cross
National Lampoon's Van Wilder: Freshman Year Vance Wilder Sr.
Hunger Grant
2013 Iron Man 3 Commander
Grape Grayson
2015 Beta Test Kincaid

Television Edit

Year Title Role
1983 Loving Curtis Alden #4
1987 1st & Ten
Werewolf Victim #2 in VW
Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story Lance Reventlow (adult)
1989 China Beach Phillip
1989–1991 Adam-12 Officer Honeycutt
1990 Hardball
MacGyver Brett Reynolds
1991 Equal Justice Charles
The Perfect Bride Ted
1992 Fifteenth Phase of the Moon Jason
1993 New Year Jimi Hartman
1993–1998 Melrose Place Dr. Brett 'Coop' Cooper
1994 Green Dolphin Beat Dave Henderson
1996 Dark Angel Harry Foley
1997 The Beneficiary Jimmy Price
Spy Game Lorne Cash
1998 The Lake Dr. Jeff Chapman
Beauty Mark Kramer
The Love Boat: The Next Wave Lt. Joe Spenser
Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery Dr. Blair Bainbridge
1999 Where the Truth Lies Carter Tamiran
2000 The War Next Door Kennedy Smith
2001 The Agency
2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Det. Drew Wolf
Sniper 2 Col. David McKenna
2003–2004 The Young and the Restless Cameron Kirsten
2005 A Killer Upstairs Lyle Banner
CSI: Miami Steven Hardy
2005, 2007 Eyes Michael Tobin
2006 Maid of Honor Richard Wynn
Last Exit Scott Burke
The Rival George Miller
2007 My Neighbor's Keeper Mike Harding
2008 Dead at 17 Curt Masterson
Days of Our Lives Paul Hollingsworth
2009 Anacondas: Trail of Blood Jackson
Stripped Naked Howie
Drop Dead Diva Parker Wellner
2010 The Gates Ben McAllister
2011 Mean Girls 2 Rod Mitchell
2011–2017 Teen Wolf Sheriff Noah Stilinski
2011 Franklin & Bash Evan Porter
2011 Field of Vision Ron Dixon
2012 Gabe the Cupid Dog Jerry

Trivia Edit

  • Linden is married to his co-star, actress Susan Walters, who plays Natalie Martin on Teen Wolf.
  • Linden is an accomplished martial artist who has been studying Karate, Tae Kwon Do and Kung Fu off and on since he was twenty-one.
  • Linden was promoted to main cast member in Season 6 of Teen Wolf, which is also when he made his directorial debut in the episode Face-to-Faceless.

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