John Ross Bowie, born May 30, 1971,[1] is a 47-year-old American actor. He has a recurring role on The Big Bang Theory and guest starred on Glee and The Glee Project.

Personal Life

Bowie was born in New York.[1] He graduated from Bayard Rustin High School in 1989.[1] Bowie attended Ithaca College, which in his senior year is when he formed "Egghead." with Travis Knight and Mike Faloon.[2] "Egghead." disbanded in 1998, and briefly reunited in 2010.[2]

Bowie is married to Jamie Denbo[3] and the couple have a son and a daughter.[4][5]


Bowie made his television debut on Upright Citizens Brigade in 1999, which last for three episodes till 2000, and made his film debut in Road Trip in 2000. He had a recurring character on A.U.S.A. in 2003, appeared in five television series and two fils in 2004. Bowie appeared in four episodes on Reno 911! between 2005 and 2008, and appeared on Childrens Hospital for six episodes between 2008 and 2011.

Bowie appeared on Glee in 2009 as Dennis, and has a recurring role on The Big Bang Theory since 2009. He appeared on Good Luck Charlie in two episodes. Bowie had seven episodes on Retired at 35 in 2012.


Year Title Role Notes
1999 Upright Citizens Brigade Cyber-Flex User/Man with Binoculars/Japa-noi Tretching Businessman ("Mogomra vs. the Fart Monster", "Small Town", "Virtual Reality")
2000 'Road Trip Waiter
Picasso by Proxy Ewan Piggott-Smith short
2003 A.U.S.A. Walter 'Wally' Berman (8 episodes)
2004 Kevin Hill Wayne Ellis ("Making the Grade")
Charmed Marcus ('Once in a Blue Moon")
CSI: NY (TV Series) Lester Jayne ("American Dreamers")
What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? Elliot documentary
Joan of Arcadia Mr. Campbell ("Do the Math")
Happy Family CocoNate ("The Juicer")
Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story Daniel Benjamin
2005 Nadine in Date Land Bob TV Movie
Fur on the Asphalt: The Greg the Bunny Reunion Show IFC Executive TV Movie
Las Vegas Adam Clemo ("Hit Me!")
Arrested Development Spa Employee uncredited ("Ready, Aim, Marry Me")
Life of the Party Bert
Reno 911! Pageant Father / Ren Faire Guy / Pageant Dad (4 episodes, 1 credited as Jon Ross Bowie)
2006 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Rory
The Great Sketch Experiment Horowitz - 'Small World'
Psych George Cheslow ("Weekend Warriors")
What the Bleep!?: Down the Rabbit Hole Elliot documentary
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Peter Ellis ("A La Cart")
Wild Girls Gone Priest
Because I Said So Cute Food Spewing Guy
Heroes Attorney ("Chapter Twelve 'Godsend'")
2008 Worst Week Rob ("The Apartment")
Sex Drive Dr. Clark Teddescoe
The Mighty B! Integritone 2 voice ("Artificial Unintelligence/We Got the Bee", "Dopplefinger/Little Womyn")
Monk Tom Donovan ("Mr. Monk Joins a Cult")
Childrens Hospital Dr. Max von Sydow (6 episodes)
2009 Glee Dennis ("Mattress")
Curb Your Enthusiasm John Fowler ("Denise Handicapped")
Family Guy voice ("Peter's Progress")
The Smallest Co%k in Porn video story
Trust Me ("Way Beyond the Call")
He's Just Not That Into You Dan the Wiccan
Wizards of Waverly Place Simon ("Fairy Tale")
The Big Bang Theory Barry Kripke 2009 - (13 episodes)
2010 Melissa & Joey Lewis Scanlon ("A Fright in the Attic")
Weeds ("Pinwheels and Whirligigs")
The Glades Joe Thomas ("Doppelganger")
Party Down Stuart ("Constance Carmell Wedding)
Tight video short
Brostitute video story
Good Luck Charlie Walter ("Take Mel Out to the Ball Game", "Sister, Sister")
2011 Bones Lawrence Deighton ("The Prince in the Plastic")
The Bungalow James short
Movie Poster Contract Steve's Manager short
Burn Notice Paul ("No Good Deed")
State of Georgia Professor ("Pilot")
The Glee Project Yearbook Photographer, 'Firework' video uncredited ("Individuality")
Fully Loaded Richard
2012 The Flipside ("Unexpected Visitor", "Dear God", "Horrible Job Interview")
The League Dr. Pete Wyland ("Bro-Lo El Cordero")
Retired at 35 Jared (7 episodes)
Sketchy Doug ("Crook'd Smile")
Happy Endings Michael ("You Snooze, You Bruise")
The Exes Jeff ("The Ex Always Rings Twice")
House of Lies Spalding Winter ("Microphallus", "Mini-Mogul")
Game Shop Elrond ("Halo 4 Midnight Launch Riot")
A Show of Brendan Hines Jonathan Glatzer video short
2013 Sofia the First Sven voice ("The Floating Palace")
Dealing Oppenhiemer
The Heat NY Agent
Dark Minions Mel TV Movie
iSteve John Sculley
Waking Van Guy
Whitney Eddie ("Two Broke Hearts")
2014 Primrose Lane Mr. Luther short
Chasing Life Paul Peters (4 episodes)
Hot in Cleveland Benny ("Undercover Lovers")
Jason Nash Is Married Ted
The Wrong Mans David Kinsman/David Farriner (4 episodes)
Newsreaders Pat Fenis ("Roswell, New Mexico; Skip Goes to a Wedding")
2015 Marry Me Dr. What's-His-Name ("Test Me")



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