Jack Coleman is an American actor. He’s been acting since the 1980s, debuting as Jake Kositchek in the soap opera Days of Our Lives. He next became further known for starring as Steven Carrington in Dynasty. Later in 1988, he made his cinematic debut in the film The Pursuit of Happiness. In the 1990s, he appeared in the films Foreign Student and Spawn, as well as starred in the TV shows Nightmare Cafe and Oh Baby. After starring as Peter Rickman in ABC’s Kingdom Hospital, he came to wider prominence as Noah Bennet in Heroes. Afterward, he played State Senator Robert Lipton in The Office, Bill Forbes in The Vampire Diaries, Senator William H. Bracken in Castle, and Daniel Douglas Langston in Scandal.