's work as an actor has garnered him an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Debut Performance, as well as a Golden Satellite Award for Outstanding New Talent, both for his feature debut in Robert M. Young's independent film Caught, which stars Edward James Olmos
and Maria Conchita Alonso
. Verveen portrays a young drifter who is taken in by a married couple (Olmos and Alonso), forms a unique bond with Olmos and becomes entangled in a lustful affair with Alonso. People magazine described his performance as spine-straightening
, while the New York Press found his work "subtle, convincing and as memorable as any performance of the year."
Verveen's past credits include Michael Stevens Sin, Andy Roski's Briar Patch, starring opposite Dominique Swain and Henry Thomas, The Journeyman, and The Thin Red Line, starring in the company of Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Woody Harrelson and John Cusack.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Arie Verveen Facts
|Across the Hall (2008) as Lucas|
|Boiler Maker (2008) as Flex|
|Dead Bones (2008) as Hunter|
|Suspect (2007) as Calvin McCall (breakthrough)|
|Vanished (2006) as Aaron Hensleigh|
|Sin City (2005) as Murphy|
|Plain Dirty (2003) as Flowers|
|Sin (2003) as Marty|
|Cabin Fever (2002) as Henry (Hermit)|
|Descendant (2002) as Edgar Allen Poe|
|The Journeyman (2001) as Horace|
|Running Free (2000) as Adult Richard|
|The Thin Red Line (1999) as Pvt. Charlie Dale|
|Caught (1996) as Nick|