Did You Spot The Dad From 'Even Stevens' On These 12 TV Shows?

He played a lot of clergy members, surprisingly.

This past week's Nov. 4 episode of "American Horror Story" had an interesting connection to the Disney Channel. Did you notice Principal Johnson, the poor guy who gets mauled by a horde of vampire children, was the same actor who played dad Steve Stevens on "Even Stevens"?!

Actually, this isn't the first time actor Tom Virtue appeared on "AHS." He was briefly in an episode of "AHS: Asylum" as a news reporter.


American Horror Story

So, in honor of our favorite OG Disney Channel dad, we rounded up 11 appearances he made on some of your favorite TV shows. FYI, he was on a TON more, but we had to narrow it down somehow!

"Drake & Josh"


Drake & Josh

Virtue guest-starred on "D&J" in two different episodes as Mr. Roland, the teacher who wouldn't give Josh a freakin' break when he was late to his exam.

"That's So Raven"



Swapping Disney shows, Virtue playing Dr. Horn, a dentist who discovered Raven's first cavity.

"The Secret Life Of The American Teenager"

ABC Family

Secret Life

Virtue was a recurring character on the teenage soap opera, playing Reverend Sam Stone, Jack's step-father.

"Freaks And Geeks"


Freaks and Geeks

Guest-starring on two episodes of the short-lived show, Virtue was teacher Mr. Sampson, the guy who told Lindsay, "It's a test, not a race."

"Sabrina The Teenage Witch"

CBS Television Distribution

Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Sabrina ditched her own family on Christmas to hang out with Morgan and her family because she thought it'd be a picture-perfect holiday. Yeah, not quite. Virtue played Morgan's dad.

"Malcolm In The Middle"


Malcolm in the Middle

Joining the infamous dysfunctional family not once, but twice, Virtue played two different roles on the hit Fox show. He was a priest (pictured above) in an early episode, and Peter Dietrich in a later episode. Dietrich was the guy who froze Lois' "father" Victor's pension because of the family dispute.

"Arrested Development"

Fox / Netflix

Arrested Development

Hanging out with Michael Bluth, Virtue played a car salesman who ended up selling Bluth a fancy schmancy sports car.

"Criminal Minds"


Criminal Minds

On a totally not kid-friendly show, Virtue's character Gil Clurman was a bombing victim in an early episode.

"The X-Files"


The X-Files

Virtue played annoyed homeowner Dave Kline, who was murdered along with his wife by a ~mysterious~ creature. Womp womp.

"How I Met Your Mother"


How I Met Your Mother

On the classic "The Wedding Bride" episode, Virtue portrayed the minister who performed the wedding for Stella and her (not-Ted) husband.




Instead of the usually happy-go-lucky characters, Virtue did a 180 and played a pompous doctor on the sci-fi Western. Seriously, the dude was a straight-up jerk.




Virtue played Joey Ferguson, the owner of a karaoke club who rigged the singing contest because one of the winners was his daughter. #Rude

Now you feel ashamed you missed him, don't you?


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