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John Balma


Raised to be a cowboy, John fled his family's horse-drawn dreams and headed to San Francisco to pursue a career in theater. Trained at San Francisco State University, John was a founding member of both Reflex Action Theater and the legendary Z Collective. While in SF he appeared in over 30 productions at Berkeley Rep, Magic Theatre, Shakespeare in ... See full bio »

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Gilmore Girls Customer
(2001)
Stick It Meet Director / Drugstore Judge
(2006)
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Filmography

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 2019 Superstore (TV Series)
Robert
- Cloud 9 Academy (2019) ... Robert
 2018 I'm Dying Up Here (TV Series)
Mattress Store Owner
- The Mattresses (2018) ... Mattress Store Owner
 2018 Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Department Store Man
 2017 The Sub (Short)
Mr. Shipley
 2016 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Dr. Lecours
- What Happens in Vegas... Happens (2016) ... Dr. Lecours
 2016 Agent Carter (TV Series)
Torrance
- Better Angels (2016) ... Torrance
 2015 Grace and Frankie (TV Series)
Eddie
- The Bachelor Party (2015) ... Eddie
- The Earthquake (2015) ... Eddie
 2015 Popular Vote (Short)
Mr. Jeff
 2010-2015 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Barney
- Moving Up: Part 2 (2014) ... Barney
- Moving Up: Part 1 (2014) ... Barney
- The Cones of Dunshire (2013) ... Barney
- Fluoride (2013) ... Barney (uncredited)
 2013 Santa Switch (TV Movie)
Maitre d'
 2011 The Majestic Theater Co. (TV Series)
 2011 For a Green Card (TV Series)
Father of the Bride
- Go Team Fake Wedding (2011) ... Father of the Bride
 2008 Ernesto (TV Movie)
Hostess Executive 1
 2008 'Til Death (TV Series)
Tim
- Sugar Dougie (2008) ... Tim
 2008/I Just Add Water
Elmo
 2007 Playing Chicken (TV Movie)
Phil
 2007 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Contest Judge
- Kung Fu Fighting (2007) ... Contest Judge
 2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Thad Esmond
- Thirteen (2007) ... Thad Esmond
 2007 Side Order of Life (TV Series)
Stan
- Pilot (2007) ... Stan
 2007 If I Had Known I Was a Genius
Gifted School Teacher
 2006 Emily's Reasons Why Not (TV Mini-Series)
Grundel
 2006 Four Kings (TV Series)
Jacques
- Check, Please! (2006) ... Jacques
 2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Cartwright
- Tomorrow (2006) ... Cartwright
 2006 Stick It
Meet Director / Drugstore Judge
 2006 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Hampton
- Stevie in the Hospital (2006) ... Hampton
 2006 In Justice (TV Series)
Father Thomas
- Pilot (2006) ... Father Thomas
- Brothers and Sisters (2006) ... Father Thomas
 2005 The Bad Girl's Guide (TV Series)
Caterer
- The Guide to Switching Partners (2005) ... Caterer
- The Guide to Procrastination (2005) ... Caterer
 2005 Scrubs (TV Series)
Owner
- My Drive By (2005) ... Owner
 2003 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Mr. Grafton
- Road to Tradition (2003) ... Mr. Grafton
 2003 Friends (TV Series)
Professor Jarvis Oberblau
- The One in Barbados (2003) ... Professor Jarvis Oberblau
 2002-2003 Good Morning, Miami (TV Series)
Maitre d'
- One Flew Over the Cuckold's Nest (2003) ... Maitre d'
- It Didn't Happen One Night (2002) ... Maitre d'
 2003 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Muroc
- Cease Fire (2003) ... Muroc
 2003 George Lopez (TV Series)
Construction Boss
- The Valentine's Day Massacre (2003) ... Construction Boss
 2002 Hourly Rates
Vic
 2002 Alias (TV Series)
Thatcher Powell
- The Abduction (2002) ... Thatcher Powell
 2002 Do Over (TV Series)
Waiter
- Joel Larsen's Day Off (2002) ... Waiter
 2002 Moonlight Mile
Walter Ketch
 2002 Passions (TV Series)
Nelson the Mortician
- Episode #1.770 (2002) ... Nelson the Mortician
 2002 Purpose
Trey Stevens
 2002 The District (TV Series)
Gary Kupchek
- The Killing Point (2002) ... Gary Kupchek
 2001 Kristin (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Mother (2001) ... Waiter
 2001 The Fighting Fitzgeralds (TV Series)
Man
- One Angry Man (2001) ... Man
 2001 Three Sisters (TV Series)
Waiter
- Masters of Intervention (2001) ... Waiter
 2001 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Customer
- Double Date (2001) ... Customer
 2000 Norm (TV Series)
Gavin
- Laurie Loses It (2000) ... Gavin
 1999 Suddenly Susan (TV Series)
Gary
- The Gay Parade (1999) ... Gary
 1999 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Eames
- Dial M for Dick (1999) ... Eames
 1998-1999 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Hotel Employee / Hotel Man
- It's About Time (1999) ... Hotel Employee
- Prom-ises, Prom-ises (1998) ... Hotel Man
 1999 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Waiter
- Saving Grace (1999) ... Waiter
 1990 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Blatchlay
- With Malice Towards One (1990) ... Blatchlay
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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Star Sign:

Gemini

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