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Sean Cullen

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6' 2" (1.88 m)
Sean Cullen made his Broadway debut in the Tony-Award winning "James Joyce's The Dead," adapted and directed by Richard Nelson. He also appeared Off-Broadway in Mr. Nelson's "The General from America" (featuring Corin Redgrave), at Theatre for a New Audience, and in 2005 played the title character in "Alexander Hamilton: In Worlds Unknown," the centerpiece of the New York Historical Society's salute to one of America's most important founders. Regionally, his theatre credits include the Alley Theatre, ACT, the Huntington Theatre, the Kennedy Center, Ahmanson Theatre, Pittsburgh Public, Denver Center Theatre, the Old Globe, Seattle Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Shakespeare Theatre, Studio Arena, the Hippodrome State Theatre, and Yale Rep.Sean's other film and television acting credits include "Law & Order: S.V.U." (NBC); "Law & Order"(NBC); "Simone" (with Al Pacino); Killer Rats"(with Ron Perlman); "Lilly;" "Riffed;" "On the Q.T." (with James Earl Jones); "Copland;" "Arliss" (HBO); and "Law & Order: C.I." (NBC)."Safe Home," Sean's first play, was last read at Stanford University by the American Conservatory Theatre, and is next scheduled for a reading in New York, in September, at Primary Stages. The play has been work-shopped at the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura, California, and previously been read in New York at the Hudson Stage Company, the Yale Club, CAP 21, and the Directors' Company. His first completed script, "City High: 'Initiation," a television pilot for a dramatic series co-created with Charles Schultz, was a finalist at the New Harmony Project. He is also the author of "Indiana Jones and the Return of the Ark," a proposed fourth installment of the serial. Sean is the Founder and President of The American National Theatre (ANT), Inc., an organization whose mission is "to identify and present distinguished new American plays and musicals from across the country with their original companies and creative teams at a theatre center in New York."In June, Sean played Earl Wheeler and completed filming "Revolutionary Road," directed by Sam Mendes, and starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio. Beginning September 28th, he will appear as George Clooney's brother Gene in "Michael Clayton," a film written and directed by Tony Gilroy.Also in June, Sean won a Portland (OR) Drammy for Best Supporting Actor for his work as Tupolski in the Portland Center Stage production of "The Pillowman," directed by Rose Riordan. Most recently on stage, he appeared on Broadway in "Coram Boy," directed by Melly Still. In 2006, he appeared in the title role of "Macbeth" in Shakespeare on the Sound's production, directed by Ezra Barnes, at Rowayton, CT; and he played both Murdstone and Creakle in the Westport Country Playhouse's production of "David Copperfield," co-directed by Joanne Woodward and Anne Keefe.A native of Buffalo, New York, Sean is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University and the Yale School of Drama. He is an actor, playwright, songwriter and producer of theatre, and co-founder with ANT Artistic Advisor Elizabeth Margid of New York's Bulldog Theatre Company.
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