- 20 July 1964
- New York City, New York, USA
Dean Winters is best known for his role as "Ryan O'Reily" on HBO's award-winning series Oz (1997). Most recently, he recurred as Tina Fey's "Beeper King" boyfriend on the Emmy-winning comedy, 30 Rock (2006). His noteworthy comedic performance was recently included in Entertainment Weekly's "Must List" as well as Variety's short-list of Emmy-worthy guest performances. In addition to being featured in the film P.S. I Love You (2007) with Hilary Swank, Winters was a series regular on FX's critically-acclaimed Rescue Me (2004), in which he played Denis Leary's cop brother. He recurs as Lena Headey's former love interest on the Fox series, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008). He can also be seen as the Allstate spokesmodel character known as Mayhem.