Will Rothhaar is an American actor known mostly for his bit parts in many television series and Made for TV movies.


Rothhaar was born in New York City, New York, the son of Michael Rothhaar and Nancy Linehan Charles, both of whom are playwrights, actors and directors.

Rothhaar began acting in the mid 1990s, and appeared in several made-for-television films and series, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Mad About You. He had supporting roles in several feature films, including Jack Frost and Hearts in Atlantis. In 1999, he received the Hollywood Reporter "Young Star Award" for his portrayal of John in David Mamet's The Cryptogram at the Geffen Playhouse. Rothhaar's biggest role to date was the leading role in the film, Kart Racer, which received a theatrical release in September 2003. In 2004, he appeared on the series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and had a regular role on the show Listen Up, playing Mickey Kleinman, the son of Jason Alexander's character. He also appeared the 2005 film, Must Love Dogs.

Along with Kyle Gallner, he stared as a Harris and Klebold-inspired mass murderer in Cold Case.

On Criminal MindsEdit

Rothhaar portrayed teenage killer Cory Bridges in the season one episode "The Popular Kids". He is one of the four guest stars that are connected to the Terminator franchise.[1]


TV Movies

  • Donny Lindstrom, In the Line of Duty: Kidnapped, NBC, 1995
  • Danny, Letter to My Killer, USA Network, 1995
  • Young Ray Johnson, Journey of the Heart, CBS, 1997
  • Robert Benedetto, Black and Blue, CBS, 1999
  • Tommy Grady, Fail Safe, CBS, 2000
  • Kip, An American Daughter (also known as Trial by Media), Lifetime, 2000
  • Billy Ray, On Golden Pond, CBS, 2001

TV Series

  • Second schoolboy, "Halloween III," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS,1995
  • "Promises, Promises," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1995
  • Josh Pendry, "Pilot Error," JAG, NBC, 1995
  • Corey Viontek, Moloney, 1996
  • Kid, "Necessity Is the Mother of Infection," Spy Game, ABC, c. 1997
  • Josh Pendry, "Jinx," JAG, CBS, 1997
  • James, "Lie to Me," Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The WB, 1997
  • Josh Pendry, "Someone to Watch Over Annie," JAG, CBS, 1998
  • Logan, "The Coin of Destiny," Mad about You, NBC, 1998
  • Josh Pendry, "Tiger, Tiger," JAG, CBS, 1998
  • Michael, "From the Heart," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX, 1999
  • First kid, "At the Movies," Hang Time, NBC, 2000
  • Bo, "Survival of the Fittest," ER, NBC, 2001
  • Gary Ryan, "Against All Odds," Family Law, CBS, 2001
  • Anthony Cossey, "Not Stumbling, but Dancing," Judging Amy, CBS, 2002
  • Appeared as young Leo in an episode of Everything's Relative, NBC;also appeared in episodes of Essex Prep and Pacific Blue.
  • Martin Bedell, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, FOX, 2009


  • Young Roy, Kingpin, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1996
  • Jordan, American Strays, Unapix Entertainment, 1996
  • Boy in car, Mighty Joe Young, 1998
  • Dennis, Jack Frost (also known as Frost), Warner Bros., 1998
  • Nine-year-old Bobby, Love & Sex, Lions Gate Films, 2000
  • John "Sully" Sullivan at age eleven, Hearts in Atlantis, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Eddy, Now You Know, Lumberyard Productions, 2002
  • Watts Davies, Kart Racer, Knightscove Entertainment, 2002


  • Sonny, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", Allenberry Playhouse,PA, 1991
  • Toto, "Ardele", Pacific Resident Theatre, Venice, CA, 1997
  • John, "The Cryptogram", Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, c. 1999
  • "Waiting for Godot", Matrix Theatre, 2000


He is one of the five guest stars that are connected to the Terminator franchise, the other four being Patrick Kilpatrick, Michael Biehn, Garret Dillahunt, and Anton Yelchin.


  1. Also including Anton Yelchin, Garret Dillahunt, and Michael Biehn

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