Stephen Root

Nathaniel Sackett in-universe

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Name: Stephen Don Root
Age: 66
Birthdate: November 17, 1951
Birthplace: Sarasota, Florida,
United States of America
Role: Nathaniel Sackett

Stephen Root (born November 17, 1951) is an American actor and voice actor. He is best known for his comedic work as Jimmy James on the TV sitcom NewsRadio, as Milton Waddams in the film Office Space and as the voices of Bill Dauterive and Buck Strickland in the animated series King of the Hill. He has also won acclaim for his occasional dramatic and comedic roles, such as that of Captain K'Vada in the Star Trek: The Next Generation feature-length episode "Unification", and as Gordon Pibb in DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story.


Year Title Role Note
1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation Captain K'Vada 2 episodes
1993 Dave Don Durenberger
1998 From the Earth to the Moon Chris Kraft 5 episodes
2002 According to Jim Al Crannis Episode: "The Christmas Party"
2004 Frasier Harbin Episode: "Detour"
2005–2006 The West Wing Bob Mayer 9 episodes
2011 Rango Doc and Merrimack Voice
J. Edgar Arthur Koehler
2013 The Lone Ranger Habberman
2014–2015 Turn: Washington's Spies Nathaniel Sackett 4 episodes
2014 Selma Al Lingo
2018 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

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Stephen Root has appeared as Nathaniel Sackett in four episodes of Turn: Washington's Spies.


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