Senator Everett Dirksen

Played by Ray Wise

Ray Wise

Raymond Herbert ?Ray? Wise (born August 20, 1947) is an American actor. Some of his best-known roles include Leland Palmer in Twin Peaks , henchman Leon C. Nash in RoboCop, Jack Taggart Sr. in Jeepers Creepers II, the Devil in the CW television series Reaper and Donald Wadsworth in Suburban Gothic.

Wise was born in Akron, Ohio, graduated from Garfield High School in 1964 and attended Kent State University. He is of Romanian descent on his mother?s side.