Geoff Pierson

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Geoff Pierson (born June 16, 1949) is an American actor known for his role on The WB series Unhappily Ever After as Jack Malloy, the father of a dysfunctional family whose best friend is a stuffed animal rabbit named Mr. Floppy. He is also known for his roles on the soap opera Ryan's Hope, and a recurring role as a Miami, Florida police deputy chief on the Showtime series Dexter. Pierson was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Helen T. (née McGinness) and Roy J. Pierson, who worked in business. Unhappily Ever After was created by one of the original creators of FOX's Married...With Children and Pierson appeared on the season two episode "Just Married...With Children" as a loving husband who refused to abuse his wife on the game show How Do I Love Thee. Other TV roles include a regular role as R.T. Howard on That 80's Show, and recurring roles on Grace Under Fire as Grace's ex-husband Jimmy and on 24 as President John Keeler, appearing in 19 episodes in Seasons 3 and 4.
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