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Biography #2 (for The Magic of Ordinary Days)

Skeet Ulrich was born in Lynchburg, Virginia. The actor's childhood nickname was Skeeter, which he received from a Little League coach who said he was tiny, like a mosquito. He decided to shorten it to Skeet when he saw a TV movie featuring a character with that name. Ulrich studied acting at New York's Atlantic Theater Company, an Off-Broadway insitution founded by David Mamet and William H. Macy. His television credits include the series Miracles and the television movie Same Difference. Ulrich's feature film credits include Soul Assassin, Nobody's Baby, The Craft, Scream, As Good As It Gets, The Newton Boys and Chill Factor.

Bio courtesy CBS for "The Magic of Ordinary Days" (10-Nov-2005)


Biography #3

Skeet Ulrich was recently seen in As Good As It Gets, directed by James L. Brooks and starring alongside Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear and Cuba Gooding Jr. He also starred in The Newton Boys for director Richard Linklater opposite Ethan Hawke and Matthew McConaughey.

Ulrich starred in Wes Craven's smash hit thriller, Scream, opposite Drew Barrymore and Neve Campbell, and starred as a faith healer in Touch, directed by Paul Schrader, with Bridget Fonda and Christopher Walken. He also appeared in Kevin Spacey's directorial debut, Albino Alligator, with Matt Dillon and Faye Dunaway.

His other film roles include his debut, Boys (opposite Winona Ryder), Last Dance (starring Sharon Stone), The Craft (with Neve Campbell and Fairuza Balk) and A Soldiers' Sweetheart (starring with his wife, Georgina Cates, and Kiefer Sutherland).

The actor will soon be seen in the lead role in Ang Lee's Civil War-era drama, Ride with the Devil, starring with Tobey Maguire and Jewel, and in a starring role in Takedown for Miramax.

Born and raised in North Carolina, Ulrich first came to prominence during his undergraduate days at New York University. Performing in a stage production there, he was noticed by David Mamet, who invited him to be an apprentice at the acclaimed Atlantic Theater Company. Working closely with the legendary writer and director, he performed in a number of the company's productions, including Reckless and Hedda Gabler. He has also performed with the Naked Angels Theater Company and with The Drama Department.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. (01-Jan-2000)


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