Sudduth, Skipp 1956–

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SUDDUTH, Skipp 1956


Full name, Robert Lee Sudduth IV; born August 23, 1956, in Barnstable (some sources cite Wareham), MA; brother of Kohl Sudduth (an actor); married twice. Education: Attended HampdenSydney College, 1979; University of Virginia, M.F.A, acting and directing, 1985. Avocational Interests: Race car driving.

Career: Actor and director. Minus Ted (a rock band), lead guitarist and vocalist; Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, IL, member, 1988; Rumble in the Redroom (sketch comedy ensemble), New York City, member. Appeared in television commercials, including work for Infiniti and International Paper.

Member: Screen Actors Guild (member, board of directors).


Film Appearances:

BorisBob, Mutants in Paradise (also known as Going Nuclear ), 1984.

Third "narc," Clockers, Universal, 1995.

Kowalski, Money Train, Columbia, 1995.

Watch commander, Eraser, Warner Bros., 1996.

Larry, Ronin, MetroGoldwynMayer/United Artists, 1998.

Harlan O'Shea, 54, Miramax, 1998.

Jack Newbauer, A Cool Dry Place, Twentieth Century Fox, 1998.

Wicks, Cuisine americaine (also known as American Cuisine ), PolyGram, 1998.

Second goon, Bury the Evidence, Yellow Buck, 1998.

Tommy, Flawless, United International, 1999.

Television Appearances; Series:

Fritz Van Hinkle, One Life to Live, ABC, 1997.

Investigator Lenny Burruano, Oz, HBO, 19971998.

John "Sully" Sullivan, Third Watch, NBC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Dewey Phillips, Elvis, 1990.

Al Lingo, George Wallace, TNT, 1997.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jack, The Secret, CBS, 1992.

Workfare man, Daybreak, 1993.

Bob Sarcominia, Scam, Showtime, 1993.

Sy, Firehouse, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Jerry Hollings, Lethal Innocence, PBS, 1991.

Deputy sheriff, car salesman, and fourth narrator, The Grapes of Wrath, PBS, 1991.

Barry Goldstein, "Same Difference," CBS Schoolbreak Special, CBS, 1994.

Fabian, William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, PBS, 1998.

Narrator, Circumcision vs. Aids in Africa (documentary), The Learning Channel, 2001.

Christmas in Rockefeller Center, NBC, 2001.

NBC's Funniest Outtakes, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Hank Chapel, "Act of God," Law & Order, NBC, 1995.

Martin Lapetto, "Broadway Joe," New York News, CBS, 1995.

Tony Donato, "Buster and Claudia," New York Under-cover, Fox, 1995.

Molloy, "Talk Is Cheap," Viper, 1996.

Goth, "Bad Moon Rising," Kindred: The Embraced, Fox, 1996.

Nick, "You Belong to Me!," Central Park West, 1996.

Internal Affairs detective, "Corruption," Law & Order, NBC, 1996.

Phil, "Neighborhood Watch," Cosby, CBS, 1996.

First construction worker, "Season Opener," Mad about You, NBC, 1998.

Jerry McCaffrey, "No Secrets," Trinity, 1998.

Jerry McCaffrey, "In a Yellow Wood," Trinity, 1998.

Mancini, "Bones of Contention," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as H:LOTS and Homicide ), NBC, 1999.

Officer Cass, "Shield," Law & Order, NBC, 1999.

The Weakest Link, 2001.

Today, 2004.

Also appeared as Jerry McCaffrey, "The Patron Saint of Impossible Causes," Trinity; Gordy Packer, The Monroes, ABC; Jack Cantrell, Swift Justice, UPN.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Officer Stanley Pritchett, Brooklyn South, CBS, 1997.

Jerry McCaffrey, Trinity, NBC, 1998.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Collateral Damage: Part 2," Third Watch, NBC, 2003.

"The Spirit," Third Watch, NBC, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Mistral and Patris, Red Noses, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 19871988.

Car salesman and other roles, The Grapes of Wrath, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1990.

D. Boone, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 19911992.

Golf club man, ice cream man, Lenny, and scar tissue man, Marisol, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 19921993, then New York Shakespeare Festival, Martinson Hall, Public Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Gooper, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ, 1993.

Moose and interrogator, On the Waterfront, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1995.

Fabian, Twelfth Night, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 19981999.

Chuck Morello, The Iceman Cometh, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 19981999.

The Discipline, Naked Angels Theatre Company, New York City, 2002.

Fred, Writer's Block, Atlantic Theater Company, New York City, 2003.

Also appeared as Gregory in The Big Funk, Joseph Papp Public Theater.


Albums; with Minus Ted:

Recorded Hope and Damage and Really Really.



Entertainment Weekly, November 26, 1999, p. 74.

TV Guide, January 25, 2003, p. 38.