Hobart alum Gary DeWitt Marshall ’89 appeared as Ray Bennett on the CBS series, “Without a Trace” at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18. The episode was titled, “Rewind” and the CBS Web site describes it as “A handicapped victim of an accident vanishes during the heat of battle while involved in a lawsuit with the other party.”
Marshall graduated from Hobart College, where he received his bachelor’s degree in sociology. He then attended the University of Albany where he was introduced to professional theatre. Since that time, he performed locally, nationally and internationally.
He has been featured in such films as: “The Hurricane,” “Renaissance Man,” “In and Out,” “New Jersey Drive,” “Love Walked In,” “Still Water,” and “Game Day.”
On television, Marshall plays Detective John Smollers in the ABC pilot, “Life on Mars.” He has guest starred on “Without a Trace,” “ER,” “24,” “The Guardian,” “Gemini Man,” “Unsolved Mysteries,” “Angel Street,” “Matt Waters” and “New York Undercover.”
He has also appeared in commercials for such products as: AT&T, Midas, Hallmark, McDonalds, Kay Jewelers, Remy Martin and Land Rover.
On Broadway, he originated the role of “Freedom Fighter” Michael Dube in the Tony nominated drama ” The Song of Jacob Zulu.”
While at Hobart, Marshall was a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.