Stark Sands

Stark Sands

Highest Rated: 92% 11:14 (2003)

Lowest Rated: 13% Day of the Dead (2008)

Birthday: Sep 30, 1978

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA

Blessed with the kind of youthful looks which enabled him to land teenage parts well into his twenties, Stark Sands also virtually cornered the market in playing men in uniform during a career which has continually shifted from the Broadway stage to Hollywood to the small screen. Born into a wealthy Dallas family in 1978, Sands graduated with a fine arts degree from the University of Southern California in 2001 and a year later made his on-screen debut as Claire's recurring love interest in Alan Ball's funeral drama "Six Feet Under" (HBO 2001-05). Sands was cast as pot-smoking sexual predator Lance in the camp satire "Die Mommie, Die!" (2003), landed the role of Tim in indie thriller "11:14" (2003) and played Will in the short-lived sitcom "Lost At Home" (ABC 2003). Sands then continued to build up his filmography by taking on the parts of Mandy Moore's date Grant in romantic comedy "Chasing Liberty" (2004), Max Theriot's mean older brother Brad in children's adventure "Catch That Kid" (2004) and Richard Gere's son Evan in "Shall We Dance" (2004). Following a three-episode stint as Sydney's boyfriend in the sitcom "Hope & Faith" (ABC 2003-06), Sands returned to the big screen as Evan Rachel Wood's ex in the black comedy "Pretty Persuasion" (2005) and appeared in Clint Eastwood's World War II epic "Flags Of Our Fathers" (2006) in what would be the first of several military-based roles. After guesting as the future version of Sean's son Conor in "Nip/Tuck" (FX 2003-2010), Sands then played Private Bud Crain in the reimagining of George A. Romero's zombie classic "Day Of The Dead" (2008), a soldier in the US remake of South Korean hit "My Sassy Girl "(2008) and most notably, Lt. Nathaniel Fick in critically-acclaimed Iraq war drama "Generation Kill" (HBO 2008). Sands also continued his affiliation with the armed forces on stage, picking up a Best Featured Actor Tony Award nomination for his performance in the Broadway revival of "Journey's End" and taking on the role of injured war hero Tunny in the Green Day-inspired rock musical "American Idiot." Roles in Kathryn Bigelow's passed-on HBO pilot "The Miraculous Year" and swiftly-cancelled procedural drama "NYC 22" (CBS 2012) then followed before Sands landed arguably his most high-profile film gig as folk-singing soldier Troy Nelson in the Coen Brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" (2013) and picked up a second Tony Award nod for his starring role in the Cyndi Lauper-penned musical "Kinky Boots. "

Highest rated movies

Inside Llewyn Davis
Flags of Our Fathers
Die Mommie Die!
Shall We Dance?
Pretty Persuasion
Chasing Liberty
Day of the Dead




No Score Yet No Score Yet Half Empty/ Half Full Evan (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Salvation Paul (Character) - 2014
92% 74% Inside Llewyn Davis Troy Nelson (Character) $13.2M 2013
13% 22% Day of the Dead Bud Crain (Character) - 2008
73% 69% Flags of Our Fathers Gust (Character) $33.6M 2006
33% 62% Pretty Persuasion Troy (Character) $305.7K 2005
13% 47% Catch That Kid Brad (Character) $16.7M 2004
47% 57% Shall We Dance? Evan Clark (Character) $57.9M 2004
18% 60% Chasing Liberty Grant Hillman (Character) $12.2M 2004
64% 73% Die Mommie Die! Lance Sussman (Character) $180.3K 2003
92% 76% 11:14 Tim (Character) - 2003


78% 91% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Bobby Frost (Guest Star) 2020
28% 50% Minority Report Dash (Character) 2015
43% 66% NYC 22 Kenny McClaren (Character) 2012
No Score Yet 91% American Dad Williams (Guest Voice) 2006-2007
75% 79% Nip/Tuck Conor McNamara - 2026 (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet 62% Family Guy Justin Hackeysack (Guest Voice) 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hope & Faith Unknown (Guest Star) 2004-2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lost at Home Unknown (Character) 2003
81% 97% Six Feet Under Toby (Guest Star) 2002


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