Daniel G. "Dan" Hedaya (born July 24, 1940) is an American actor who played General Peréz in the 1997 film Alien Resurrection. Other notable films Hedaya has appeared in include Commando (1985), The Addams Family (1991) and The Usual Suspects (1995). Aside from his work in film, Hedaya has had an extensive career in television. He is perhaps best known for his role as Nick Tortelli in the sitcom Cheers (1984-1993).

Hedaya has been nominated for an Emmy.


Year Title Notes
1970 Myra Breckinridge Uncredited; with Calvin Lockhart
1976 The Passover Plot
1979 The Seduction of Joe Tynan
1980 Night of the Juggler
1981 True Confessions
1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
Endangered Species
1983 The Hunger
1984 Reckless With Adam Baldwin
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
Blood Simple
1985 Commando With Bill Duke, Bill Paxton,, Thomas Rosales, Jr. and Arnold Schwarzenegger
1986 Wise Guys
Running Scared
1990 Joe versus the Volcano With Beverly Overstreet
Tune in Tomorrow
Pacific Heights
1991 Doubles
The Addams Family
1993 Benny & Joon
Rookie of the Year With Gary Busey
Boiling Point
Mr. Wonderful
The Concierge
Searching for Bobby Fischer With Laurence Fishburne
1994 Maverick With Danny Glover and Steve Kahan
1995 Search and Destroy
The Usual Suspects With Pete Postlethwaite
To Die For
Fair Game Uncredited; with Jenette Goldstein
Nixon With Charles Haugk
1996 The First Wives Club
Daylight With John Lees, Mark Anthony Newman, Eddie Powell and Mark Rolston
Marvin's Room
1997 In & Out
A Life Less Ordinary With Ian Holm
Alien Resurrection
1998 A Night at the Roxbury
A Civil Action
1999 Dick
The Hurricane
2000 The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave With Henry Kingi and Daniel Raymont
The Crew With Thomas Rosales, Jr.
2001 The Myersons
The Shaft With Ron Perlman
Mulholland Drive
2002 Quicksand
New Suit
2003 American Cousins
2005 Robots
Strangers with Candy With Ian Holm
2006 The Good Student
2007 The Warrior Class
2010 The Extra Man
2012 The Normals
2013 Clutter
2014 The Humbling
2015 Douglas Brown
Black Dog, Red Dog With Logan Marshall-Green

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