Miguel José Ferrer (February 7, 1955 – January 19, 2017) Actor and voice actor mostly known for villainous roles, notably Bob Morton, the designer of the title character in RoboCop. He also voiced the antagonistic Hun leader Shan Yu in Mulan (1998) and Big Boss in Rio 2. Ferrer’s other notable roles include Dr. Garret Macy on Crossing Jordan, NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger on NCIS: Los Angeles, Vice President Rodriguez in Iron Man 3, and FBI forensic pathologist Albert Rosenfield in Twin Peaks.
Ferrer began his career in the early 1980s making guest appearances on
episodic television. He played the younger self of his father’s
character on Magnum P.I in 1981.
In the early 1990s, Ferrer appeared on three primetime TV series simultaneously: as D.A. Todd Spurrier in Shannon’s Deal (1989–1991), as Cajun cop Beau Jack Bowman in Broken Badges (1990–1991), and as cynical, wittily abrasive FBI forensics specialist Albert Rosenfield in Twin Peaks (1990–91). Ferrer reprised the role of Albert in the movie Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992). He played another medical examiner on the small screen, Dr. Garret Macy, in the television crime/drama series Crossing Jordan (2001–07)
Ferrer played Jonas Bledsoe on NBC’s short-lived update of the Bionic Woman series. Ferrer also starred in another short-lived NBC series, Kings,
in 2009 as a military commander of Gath. He played Los Angeles Police
Lieutenant Felix Valdez in the 2011 Lifetime police procedural drama, The Protector. Also in 2011, he started a multiple-episode guest role on the final season of Desperate Housewives.