John Diehl
Character(s) Ben Gilroy
Date of Birth May 1, 1950
Origin Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
IMDb profile

John Diehl (born May 1, 1950) played Assistant Chief of Police Ben Gilroy on The Shield between Season 1 and Season 2. He reprised the role on Season 4, playing Gilroy's corpse.

Diehl was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He married Julie Christensen in May 27, 1992 and they have one son.

Selected filmography Edit

  • A Time to Kill (1996)
  • The Client (1994)
  • Falling Down (1993)

Television appearances Edit

  • "The Shield" (2002-2003)
  • "Miami Vice" (1984-1987)

The Shield related appearances Edit

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