(written from a Production point of view)
He has appeared in motion pictures such as Robocop 2, JFK, The Shawshank Redemption (with William Sadler, Bob Gunton, Dion Anderson, Brian Brophy, and Clancy Brown), Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (with Christopher Lloyd), Nixon (with Victor Rivers and Michelle Krusiec), Reality Bites, and Dante's Peak. He also starred in Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987), with Avery Brooks. He also appeared in the 1991 made for television movie In Broad Daylight with John Anderson and Robert Schenkkan.
Bolender also guest starred in JAG, The West Wing, Sliders, Alias, Deadwood and Bosch.