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Biography #2 (for Waitress)

Jeremy Sisto has a flair for creating compelling yet charming characters. His talents have brought him acclaim in television, film and theater. Sisto recently starred in the critically acclaimed dramatic series, Kidnapped, for NBC. He played Knapp, a professional who works outside the law's strict rulebook to retrieve kidnapping victims and guide families through the process.

Born in Chicago, Sisto began his theatrical career early when he appeared onstage at the Goodman Theater in a production of Tennessee Williams' last play, A House Not Meant to Stand, as well as Bertolt Brecht's Galileo, opposite Brian Dennehy. In Los Angeles, Sisto's theater credits include: Richard Greenburg's Tony¬ Award-winning play Take Me Out at the Geffen Playhouse (the role earned him a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Featured Performance) and Sidney Kingsley's Dead End at the Ahmanson Theater. Sisto also recently made his Broadway debut in the play Festen, a stage adaptation of Thomas Vintenberg's film The Celebration.

Sisto was part of the esteemed cast of HBO's award-winning drama series Six Feet Under, in which he played the role of Billy Chenoweth for five seasons. His other television credits include the leads in two widely viewed miniseries in Jesus and Julius Caesar.

On the film side, Sisto's credits include: the dramatic thriller UNKNOWN with Jim Caviezel and THIRTEEN, opposite Holly Hunter, as well as GRAND CANYON, CLUELESS, WITHOUT LIMITS, WHITE SQUALL, SUICIDE KINGS, MAY, ANGEL EYES and HIDEAWAY. Sisto also starred in and co-produced the independent film ONE POINT O, which played in the Sundance Film Festival dramatic competition. Up next, he can be seen in BROKEN, opposite Heather Graham.

Bio courtesy Fox Searchlight for "Waitress" (10-Jun-2007)


Biography #3 (for A Lot Like Love)

Born and raised in Chicago, Jeremy Sisto began appearing in local theatre at the age of 11. By the time he was 16, he landed his first feature film, a starring role in Academy Award winner Lawrence Kasdan's Grand Canyon. Upon the completion of the film, Sisto returned to Chicago to finish high school and then relocated to Los Angeles in 1993 to pursue acting full-time.

He also starred opposite Alicia Silverstone in the 1995 summer hit, Clueless, as Elton, the hip man on campus. Sisto followed this with Moonlight & Valentino (1995), a heartfelt romantic comedy directed by David Anspaugh, in which he played Gwyneth Paltrow's love interest.

In 1998, Sisto worked opposite Billy Crudup in Without Limits, as Olympic athlete Frank Shorter. Sisto then starred in Artisan Entertainment's black comedy/thriller, Suicide Kings (1997) with Christopher Walken and Denis Leary, as a morphine-addicted medical student drawn into a plot to kidnap a local mobster.

Jeremy Sisto's flair for creating compelling yet charming characters attracted award-winning writer Alan Ball to create a role for Sisto on his HBO series, Six Feet Under. Sisto returns to the show for a fourth season as Billy Chenowith, the charismatic manic-depressive, whose unpredictable mood swings wreak havoc on his sister, played by Rachel Griffiths. During his last hiatus, he co-starred in the critically acclaimed stage play Take Me Out, in which he has garnered several nominations for prestigious theatre awards.

Bio courtesy Buena Vista for "A Lot Like Love" (07-May-2005)


Biography #4

At 25, Jeremy Sisto demonstrates an acting range and depth beyond his years. He recently toplined the CBS mini-series Jesus, joined by an all-star cast including Gary Oldman and Armin Mueller-Stahl, and won accolades from audiences and critics alike for his powerful performance. Bringing in almost 50 million viewers, Jesus was the most-watched mini-series of the season.

His flair for creating compelling yet charming characters attracted award-winning director Alan Ball, who created a role for Sisto in his new HBO series, Six Feet Under, currently airing.

Sisto also starred in the NBC mini-series The Sixties, for producer Lynda Obst, with Jerry O'Connell and Josh Hamilton.

In 1998, he portrayed Olympic athlete Frank Shorter opposite Billy Crudup in Without Limits, directed by Robert Towne. He then starred in the independent feature This Space Between Us, with Poppy Montgomery and Vanessa Marcil, followed by Artisan Entertainment's black comedy/thriller Suicide Kings, with Christopher Walken and Denis Leary. Sisto was the romantic lead in Some Girl, with Juliette Lewis and and Marissa Ribisi. In 1996 he starred opposite Jeff Bridges and Scott Wolf in Ridley Scott's dramatic adventure, White Squall. Among his other film credits are a starring role in the summer hit Clueless, with Alicia Silverstone, and Moonlight and Valentino, in which he played Gwyneth Paltrow's love interest.

A Chicago native, Sisto began appearing in local theater at age 11 and by the time he was 16 had landed his first feature film, Lawrence Kasdan's Academy Award-winning Grand Canyon. Upon finishing high school, Sisto relocated to Los Angeles to pursue acting full time and soon won the lead in the independent feature The Crew. Sisto was then seen playing opposite Jeff Goldblum and Christine Lahti in the thriller The Hideaway. He went on to star opposite Reese Witherspoon in the NBC Movie of the Week, Solomon's Choice, and opposite Ed Beagley Jr., in Disney's remake of The Shaggy Dog for ABC.

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


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