Wil Wheaton - Career - Acting - TV and Web Series Guest Appearances

TV and Web Series Guest Appearances

He was a contestant on a 2001 episode of The Weakest Link featuring Star Trek actors attempting to win money for charity.

Wheaton's had guest appearances on the November 23, 2007 episode of the TV series Numb3rs, and the October 22, 2008 episode of the series Criminal Minds. He has also appeared in Internet presentations, including a cameo in a comedy sketch ("Lock Out") for LoadingReadyRun (and a reprise of the same the following year in CommodoreHustle 4), and the May 30, 2008 episode of the Internet series Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show.

Wheaton appears in seasons three, four and five of the web series The Guild as Fawkes, the leader for a rival guild known as Axis of Anarchy. He also appears in seasons two, three and four of the TV series Leverage, as rival computer hacker Colin "Chaos" Mason, antagonist to Leverage team hacker Alec Hardison.

He appeared in "The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary" (2009), the fifth episode of the third season of the situation comedy The Big Bang Theory, playing a fictionalized version of himself, as the focus of Sheldon Cooper's ire for not having attended a Star Trek convention at which his appearance was scheduled. He later appeared on the show in episodes "The Wheaton Recurrence", which involves a bout at a bowling alley, and "The 21-Second Excitation" at a screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Wheaton returned in Season Five of The Big Bang Theory in the episode "The Russian Rocket Reaction". In it, Leonard Hofstadter gets invited to Wheaton's house-party, provoking Sheldon's anger. However, his conflict with Wheaton is brought to an end when Sheldon turns up to the party and Wheaton gives him a signed Wesley Crusher action figure which Brent Spiner opens, causing Sheldon to put Spiner on his list of "Mortal Enemies". He also makes an appearance in the episode "The Stag Convergence" as a guest to Howard Wolowitz's bachelor party. In season six of The Big Bang Theory the Wheaton character agrees to appear in an episode of 'Sheldon Cooper Presents: Fun with Flags', and insults Sheldon's girlfriend Amy. While dealing with this dilemma Sheldon unwittingly becomes drunk and tries to start a fist-fight with Wheaton's character.

Starting in the July 23, 2010 episode, he has appeared in a recurring, guest-starring role on Eureka, playing Dr. Isaac Parrish, the head of the Non-Lethal Weapons Lab at Global Dynamics and a thorn in Fargo's side.

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