From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Courtney Bernard Vance (born March 12, 1960) is an American actor. He was formerly a regular on the NBC/USA television series Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Assistant District Attorney Ron Carver. He was also a series regular on the ABC series FlashForward. Currently appears on the TNT series The Closer as Chief Tommy Delk. Description above from the Wikipedia article Courtney B. Vance, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.