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HAYES, Sean 1970–

(Sean P. Hayes, Sean Patrick Hayes)

PERSONAL

Born June 26, 1970, in Chicago, IL; son of Ronald (a lithographer) and Mary (a director of a nonprofit food bank) Hayes. Education: Illinois State University, Bachelor of Music, 1992.

Addresses: Agent—William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Mosaic Media Group, 9200 Sunset Blvd., 10th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Publicist—I/D Public Relations, 8409 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Career: Actor. Former member of the Second City troupe; worked as a stand–up comedian; former music director of the Pheasant Run Theatre, St. Charles, IL; performer with the band Sounds from the Stairs; appeared in The More You Know, a series of public service announcements; appeared in commercials for various products. Also worked as an accompanist and in a restaurant.

Awards, Honors: Emmy Award, outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series, Q Award nomination, Viewers for Quality Television, best supporting actor in a quality comedy series, Television Critics Association Award nomination, individual achievement in comedy, and American Comedy Award nomination, funniest supporting male performer in a television series, all 2000, Teen Choice awards, TV—choice sidekick, 2000 and 2001, Golden Globe Award nominations, best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a series, miniseries, or motion picture made for television, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004, TV Guide Award, supporting actor of the year in a comedy series, 2001, American Comedy Award, funniest supporting male performer in a television series, 2001, Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series, 2001, Emmy Award nominations, outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004, Golden Satellite Award nominations, International Press Academy, best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a series, comedy or musical, 2001, 2003, and 2004, Screen Actors Guild awards, outstanding performance by a male actor in a comedy series, 2001 and 2004, Screen Actors Guild awards, outstanding performance by a male actor in a comedy series, 2002 and 2003, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series, 2002, 2003, and 2004, all for Will & Grace; Screen Actors Guild Award nomination, outstanding performance by a male actor in a television movie or miniseries, 2003, for Martin and Lewis.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Jack McFarland, Will & Grace, NBC, 1998—.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Himself, Jackie's Back! (also known as Jackie's Back: Portrait of a Diva), Lifetime, 1999.

Jerry Lewis, Martin and Lewis, CBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, E! Rack–n–Roll: Behind the Scenes, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Host, The NBC Fall Preview Show, NBC, 1999.

Himself, NBC 75th Anniversary Special (also known as NBC 75th Anniversary Celebration), NBC, 2002.

(In archive footage) Jack McFarland, Will on Will & Grace, 2003.

Himself, Making the Movie: "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat" (documentary), 2003.

Himself, TV Guide's Greatest Moments 2003, ABC, 2003.

Himself, TV's Most Memorable Weddings, NBC, 2003.

(In archive footage) Various characters, Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 1999 ALMA Awards, ABC, 1999.

Presenter, The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000.

Presenter, My VH1 Music Awards, VH1, 2000.

Presenter, The 26th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2000.

The Teen Choice Awards 2000, Fox, 2000.

Presenter, Seventh Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2001.

The 15th Annual American Comedy Awards, Comedy Central, 2001.

The 2001 TV Guide Awards, Fox, 2001.

VH1 Big in 2002 Awards, VH1, 2002.

Presenter, The 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2004.

Himself, The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Roger, "Services Rendered," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1996.

Penn and Teller's Sin City Spectacular (also known as Sin City Spectacular), FX Network, 1998.

Host and various characters, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 2001.

Nick Murdoch, "My Super Ego," Scrubs, NBC, 2001.

The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002.

Himself, "Sean Hayes, Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Oliver Platt," Dinner for Five, Independent Film Channel, 2003.

Himself, Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (also known as The Ellen DeGeneres Show), syndicated, 2003.

Himself, Extra—The Entertainment Magazine (also known as Extra), syndicated, 2003.

Himself, Inside the Actors Studio, Bravo, 2003.

Also appeared in Missing Persons, ABC; and Tough Target.

Television Executive Producer; Series:

(With Todd Milliner) Situation: Comedy (also known as Pilot Season and Underexposed), Bravo, beginning 2005.

Film Appearances:

Hotel bellboy, Map of the Human Heart, Miramax, 1993.

(As Sean Patrick Hayes) Sammy, A & P, 1996.

Billy, Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss, Trimark Pictures, 1998.

(As Sean P. Hayes) Voice of Brain Pod number thirteen, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (animated; also known as The Adventures of Buzz Lightyear), Walt Disney, 2000.

Voice of Mr. Tinkles, Cats & Dogs, Warner Bros., 2001.

Mr. Humberfloob and voice of the fish, The Cat in the Hat (also known as "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat"), Universal, 2003.

Wayne, Pieces of April, United Artists, 2003.

Richard Levy the Shameless, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, DreamWorks SKG, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Fiddler on the Roof, The Music Man, and West Side Story, all Pheasant Run Theatre, St. Charles, IL; appeared in Role Play, Organic Theater, Chicago, IL; appeared as an elf in Kenny Rogers's touring Christmas show.

WRITINGS

Stage Music:

Composed the score for Antigone, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Entertainment Weekly, October 23, 1998, p. 27; December 25, 1998, p. 46; November 22, 2002, pp. 45–47.

New York Times, April 18, 1999, p. AR38.

People Weekly, December 13, 1999, pp. 133–34.

TV Guide, May 20, 2000, pp. 53–56.

Hayes, Sean 1970–

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