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Sebastian Roche

Parisian Sebastian Roché, best known for his roles as the Roman centurion-wizard Longinus in the series Roar and the womanizing geneticist Kurt Mandel in Odyssey 5, is a graduate of the Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique de Paris (CNSAD). He has guest-starred on such TV series as Law & Order (as flamboyant rocker C Square Carmichael), Sex and the City, The Hitchhiker, Counterstrike, New York Undercover, Feds, Swift Justice and the CBS' police series Big Apple, in which he played a recurring role.

Roché's feature-film credits include DreamWorks SKG's first release, The Peacemaker, starring George Clooney, as well as 15 Minutes, with Robert De Niro, The Last of the Mohicans, Household Saints, The Crossing and Loungers, which he co-wrote with Marc Forster and which won the 1996 Slamdance Film Festival's Best Feature Audience Award. Roché has also appeared in the acclaimed miniseries Merlin, the Civil War telefilm The Hunley and the PBS miniseries Liberty! The American Revolution and Benjamin Franklin. Roché's stage credits include the Commedia Dell'Arte Broadway extravaganza The Green Bird, The Homecoming, Arms and the Man, Titus Andronicus, Macbeth and Salomé with Al Pacino.

His actress wife, Vera Farmiga, stars as Detective Susan Branca on the USA Network series Touching Evil.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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Sebastian Roche Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayAugust 4, 1964 (53)
SignLeo
BirthplaceParis, France

Selected Filmography

Not available.