Chris Sullivan (actor)
Chris Sullivan is an American actor and musician. He currently stars as Toby on the NBC drama This Is Us. For this role, Sullivan was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2019.
He first gained attention for his portrayal of Tom Cleary on the Cinemax drama The Knick. He also played Taserface in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Benny Hammond in Stranger Things.
He has starred in single episodes of various TV series: A Gifted Man, Elementary, , and The Americans.
He also played Sprit in the 2008 Sundance Film Festival nominated movie North Starr, and appeared in such films as The Normal Heart and The Drop, the latter with The Knick co-star Jeremy Bobb.
Much of Sullivan's early stage experience came in Chicago, where he received improv training at the iO Theater. Among his Chicago stage experiences were in the cast of Defending the Caveman at the Lakeshore Theater and the cast of The Ballad of Emmett Till at the Goodman Theatre. After appearing in the original Broadway cast of Lombardi, Sullivan joined the long-running revival of Chicago in 2011.
Sullivan has done voice-over work. He provided the voice for the camel in the popular "Hump Day" ad by the American auto insurance company GEICO.
|2010–2011||Lombardi||Jim Taylor||Circle in the Square Theatre||Original|
|2011–2012||Chicago||Amos Hart||Ambassador Theatre||Replacement|
|2012–2013||Nice Work If You Can Get It||Duke Mahoney||Imperial Theatre||Original|
|2016||Hadestown||Hermes||New York Theatre Workshop||Original|