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      Jamey Sheridan

      Jamey Sheridan

      Highest Rated: 98% Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)

      Lowest Rated: 7% All I Want for Christmas (1991)

      Birthday: Jul 12, 1951

      Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA

      A handsome, former stage actor turned lead and second lead on TV and in films, Jamey Sheridan could project a range from good-guy niceness to cop toughness. Bitten by the acting bug after a knee injury ruined his chances for a dance career, he left California to pursue stage work, eventually scoring several impressive successes off and on Broadway, including a Tony nomination for his work in the 1987 revival of "All My Sons." Sheridan made his film debut with a bit part in "Jumpin' Jack Flash" (1985). He moved on to larger roles, including a co-starring part as the jealous boyfriend in "Distant Thunder" (1988) and the lead in a TV series "Shannon's Deal" (NBC, 1990-91), created by John Sayles. On the short-lived series, he was a highly-paid corporate lawyer who left the high life to return to the trenches as a district attorney. On the heels of the TV series came the release of "Stanley & Iris" (1990) in which Sheridan portrayed Jane Fonda's angry, unemployed brother-in-law. He then segued to playing love interests for leading ladies: he was Harley Jane Kozak's estranged husband in "All I Want for Christmas" (1991); Melanie Griffith's detective partner who wanted much more in "A Stranger Among Us" (1992); and a dashing pilot who romances Annabella Sciorra in "Whispers in the Dark" (1992). Sheridan had further success on the small screen as the villainous Randall Flagg in "Stephen King's 'The Stand'" (ABC, 1994) and that same year starred opposite Meredith Baxter in "My Breast" (CBS). He joined the ensemble cast of the medical drama "Chicago Hope" (CBS) as Dr. John Sutton for one season (1995-96). More recently, Sheridan was cast as Mercedes Ruehl's husband confounded by her newfound interest in her heritage in the 2000 CBS "Hallmark Hall of Fame" production "The Lost Child."

      Highest rated movies

      Spotlight poster
      Spotlight
      The Ice Storm poster
      The Ice Storm
      Sully poster
      Sully
      Battle of the Sexes poster
      Battle of the Sexes
      Handsome Harry poster
      Handsome Harry
      Hamlet poster
      Hamlet
      Game Change poster
      Game Change
      Lizzie poster
      Lizzie

      Photos

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mistletoe in Montana Stan Cartwright (Character) - 2021
      66% 48% Lizzie Andrew Borden (Character) $639.2K 2018
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lizzie Unknown (Character) - 2018
      84% 71% Battle of the Sexes Ken Rosewall (Character) $12.6M 2017
      85% 84% Sully Ben Edwards (Character) $125.0M 2016
      97% 93% Spotlight Jim Sullivan (Character) $45.0M 2015
      98% 90% Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God Unknown (Voice) - 2012
      67% 76% Game Change Mark Salter (Character) - 2012
      19% 33% Reunion Barnaby (Character) $6.5K 2009
      81% 56% Handsome Harry Harry Sweeney (Character) $22.9K 2009
      No Score Yet 50% Dear Prudence Eddie Duncan (Character) - 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rain Unknown (Character) - 2006
      No Score Yet 8% The Warrior Class Macalister (Character) - 2004
      No Score Yet 50% Video Voyeur: The Susan Wilson Story Steve Glover (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet 43% Rain Sheriff Tom Gibson (Character) $453.5K 2001
      47% 88% Life as a House Peter (Character) $15.6M 2001
      46% 64% The Amati Girls Paul (Character) $47.8K 2001
      29% 55% Desert Saints Agent George Scanlon (Character) - 2000
      22% 70% The Simian Line Paul (Character) $18.6K 2000
      No Score Yet 61% The Lost Child Jack (Character) - 2000
      70% No Score Yet Hamlet Claudius (Character) - 2000
      57% 27% Let the Devil Wear Black Carl Lyne (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ricky Nelson: Original Teen Idol Ozzie Nelson (Character) - 1999
      65% 71% Cradle Will Rock John Adair (Character) $2.9M 1999
      No Score Yet 44% Beauty Lee Crompton (Character) - 1998
      50% No Score Yet Luminous Motion Dad (Character) $51.4K 1998
      No Score Yet 73% The Echo of Thunder Larry Ritchie (Character) - 1998
      29% 59% Wild America Marty Stouffer, Sr. (Character) $7.3M 1997
      86% 82% The Ice Storm Jim Carver (Character) $7.9M 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet All Lies End in Murder Det. Daniel Francis "Dan" "Danny" Scialo (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Spring Awakening Martin (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet My Breast Nick De Stefano (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Never Love a Thief Robert Sherwood (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Killer Rules Marco Ponti/Mark Bridges (Character) - 1993
      33% 34% Whispers in the Dark Doug McDowell (Character) $10.2M 1992
      22% 38% A Stranger Among Us Nick (Character) $12.1M 1992
      7% 59% All I Want for Christmas Michael O'Fallon (Character) $13.9M 1991
      No Score Yet 35% Talent for the Game Tim Weaver (Character) $112.5K 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder in High Places Horn (Character) - 1991
      31% 48% Stanley & Iris Joe Fuller (Character) $5.5M 1990
      No Score Yet 50% A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story Brother Ted (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shannon's Deal Jack Shannon (Character) - 1989
      43% 45% Distant Thunder Moss (Character) $146.0K 1988
      27% 58% Jumpin' Jack Flash New York Officer 1 (Character) $24.5M 1986
      No Score Yet No Score Yet One Police Plaza Detective Bo Davis (Character) - 1986

      TV

      Credit
      90% 85% Grace and Frankie Jeffery (Guest Star) 2022
      86% 62% Arrow Robert Queen (Guest Star) 2012-2013 2015-2017
      58% 77% American Gothic Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
      90% 87% Suits Charles Van Dyke (Guest Star) 2014
      68% 79% Smash Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
      No Score Yet 83% NCIS Adm. John McGee (Guest Star) 2013
      85% 86% Homeland Wiliam Walden (Character),
      Vice President William Walden (Guest Star)
      2011-2012
      81% 82% The League Ted (Guest Star) 2010
      25% 100% Trauma Dr. Joe Saviano (Character) 2009-2010
      60% No Score Yet Eli Stone Sam Russell (Guest Star) 2009
      No Score Yet 84% Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown (Character) 2001-2006
      100% 100% Now and Again Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
      No Score Yet 0% Chicago Hope Unknown (Character),
      Unknown (Guest Star)
      1995-1996
      70% 67% Stephen King's The Stand Unknown (Character) 1994
      83% No Score Yet Shannon's Deal Jack Shannon (Character) 1990
      No Score Yet 100% The Equalizer Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Spenser: For Hire Unknown (Character) 1987