Dan Ziskie

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dan Ziskie is an American actor. He recently has portrayed figures in positions of authority across the American establishment. He was on Treme, where, on seasons two, three and four he played a politically connected banker inPost-Katrina New Orleans. He had a recurring role as the Vice President of the United States on the first season ofHouse of Cards. He had a guest spot on Person of Interest and The Blacklist, portraying senators on both shows. On the season finale of 24's fifth season Ziskie played the United States Attorney General who, after hearing an audio recording of the president admitting that he took part in the assassination of a former president, orders his removal from office. Ziskie is also known for portraying the character Frank Niggar on a popular sketch on Chappelle's Show.

Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

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When plans with her boyfriend fall through, high school senior Chris Parker ends up babysitting the Anderson kids, Brad and Sara. What should be a quiet night in, however, turns into a series of ridiculous exploits, starting when they leave the house to pick up ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Maia Brewton  •  Keith Coogan  •  Anthony Rapp

When plans with her boyfriend fall through, high school senior Chris Parker ends up babysitting the Anderson kids, Brad and Sara. What should be a quiet night in, however, turns into a series of ridiculous exploits, starting when they leave the house to pick up ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Maia Brewton  •  Keith Coogan  •  Anthony Rapp

Bad Company (2002)

When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Chris Rock  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Peter Stormare

When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Chris Rock  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Peter Stormare

Eight Below (2006)

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In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is called-off and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Marshall
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Moon Bloodgood  •  Jason Biggs

In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is called-off and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Marshall
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Moon Bloodgood  •  Jason Biggs

Last Holiday (2006)

After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  LL Cool J  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Giancarlo Esposito

After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  LL Cool J  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Giancarlo Esposito

Satan's Little Helper (2004)

A naïve young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Lieberman
CAST:  Katheryn Winnick  •  Alexander Brickel  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Stephen Graham

A naïve young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Lieberman
CAST:  Katheryn Winnick  •  Alexander Brickel  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Stephen Graham

The Jackal (1997)

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Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, a psychopathic hitman known only as The Jackal proves an elusive target for the people charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI director, a Russian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Richard Gere  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Diane Venora

Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, a psychopathic hitman known only as The Jackal proves an elusive target for the people charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI director, a Russian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Richard Gere  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Diane Venora

The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)

A man is mistaken as a spy by the CIA when he arrives at the airport with one red shoe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Lori Singer  •  Charles Durning

A man is mistaken as a spy by the CIA when he arrives at the airport with one red shoe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Dabney Coleman  •  Lori Singer  •  Charles Durning

War of the Worlds (2005)

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Miranda Otto  •  Justin Chatwin

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Miranda Otto  •  Justin Chatwin

Thirteen Days (2000)

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The story of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962—the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missile bases established on the Soviet-allied island of Cuba.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Steven Culp  •  Dylan Baker

The story of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962—the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missile bases established on the Soviet-allied island of Cuba.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Steven Culp  •  Dylan Baker

Zebrahead (1992)

Interracial love story set in Detroit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Drazan
CAST:  Michael Rapaport  •  Kevin Corrigan  •  N'Bushe Wright  •  Lois Bendler

Interracial love story set in Detroit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Drazan
CAST:  Michael Rapaport  •  Kevin Corrigan  •  N'Bushe Wright  •  Lois Bendler

Key Exchange (1985)

A young woman wants to get her boyfriend to commit to her, but the most she can get him to do is exchange apartment keys.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barnet Kellman
CAST:  Ben Masters  •  Brooke Adams  •  Seth Allen  •  Kerry Armstrong

A young woman wants to get her boyfriend to commit to her, but the most she can get him to do is exchange apartment keys.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barnet Kellman
CAST:  Ben Masters  •  Brooke Adams  •  Seth Allen  •  Kerry Armstrong

Step Up 3D (2010)

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A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon M. Chu
CAST:  Rick Malambri  •  Adam G. Sevani  •  Sharni Vinson  •  Joe Slaughter

A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon M. Chu
CAST:  Rick Malambri  •  Adam G. Sevani  •  Sharni Vinson  •  Joe Slaughter

Twisted (1986)

One evening the Collins find their maid Mrs. Murdock at the end of their steps: dead, neck broken. Obviously she had an accident. Consequently they need a new babysitter for an upcoming big party. The sensible Helen meets little Susan Collins at the discount market ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Holender
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Lois Smith  •  Dina Merrill  •  Tandy Cronyn

One evening the Collins find their maid Mrs. Murdock at the end of their steps: dead, neck broken. Obviously she had an accident. Consequently they need a new babysitter for an upcoming big party. The sensible Helen meets little Susan Collins at the discount market ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Holender
CAST:  Christian Slater  •  Lois Smith  •  Dina Merrill  •  Tandy Cronyn

The Rebound (2009)

Upon discovering her husband's infidelity, Sandy leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. There, she befriends Aram, a guy whose wife only married him so she could get a green card. Sandy hires Aram to be her nanny, and it isn't long until Aram and Sandy find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Justin Bartha  •  Art Garfunkel  •  Joanna Gleason

Upon discovering her husband's infidelity, Sandy leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. There, she befriends Aram, a guy whose wife only married him so she could get a green card. Sandy hires Aram to be her nanny, and it isn't long until Aram and Sandy find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Justin Bartha  •  Art Garfunkel  •  Joanna Gleason

Vital Signs (1990)

As they enter their third year of medical school, a group of young students must prepare to decide what they intend to specialize in. Somehow, they must impress the Chief of Surgery while learning how to survive the life-and-death area of medicine and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marisa Silver
CAST:  Adrian Pasdar  •  Diane Lane  •  William Devane  •  Norma Aleandro

As they enter their third year of medical school, a group of young students must prepare to decide what they intend to specialize in. Somehow, they must impress the Chief of Surgery while learning how to survive the life-and-death area of medicine and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marisa Silver
CAST:  Adrian Pasdar  •  Diane Lane  •  William Devane  •  Norma Aleandro

Mercy (2016)

Brought together at their childhood home over their dying mother, an estranged family is thrust into a deadly fight for their own survival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Sparling
CAST:  James Wolk  •  Caitlin Fitzgerald  •  Tom Lipinski  •  Dan Ziskie

Brought together at their childhood home over their dying mother, an estranged family is thrust into a deadly fight for their own survival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Sparling
CAST:  James Wolk  •  Caitlin Fitzgerald  •  Tom Lipinski  •  Dan Ziskie

Concussion (2015)

A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Landesman
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Elizabeth Tulloch  •  Gugu Mbatha-Raw  •  Alec Baldwin

A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Landesman
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Elizabeth Tulloch  •  Gugu Mbatha-Raw  •  Alec Baldwin

Home Free (1988)

A psychopath second grader starts knocking off his schoolmates one by one in order to maintain control of the lunchline. Cafeteria hysteria!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Tinker
CAST:  Michael Warren  •  Trinidad Silva  •  Lonette McKee  •  Charles Levin

A psychopath second grader starts knocking off his schoolmates one by one in order to maintain control of the lunchline. Cafeteria hysteria!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Tinker
CAST:  Michael Warren  •  Trinidad Silva  •  Lonette McKee  •  Charles Levin