Sweeney, D. B. 1961–

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SWEENEY, D. B. 1961–


Full name, Daniel Bernard Sweeney; born November 14, 1961, in Shoreham, Long Island, NY; father, an educator; mother, a municipal worker. Education: Attended Tulane University; New York University, B.F.A.; trained at Circle in the Square Professional Theatre School.

Addresses: Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager—Steven Siebert, Lighthouse Entertainment, 409 North Camden Dr., Suite 202, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor and voice performer. Actors Studio, member.

Awards, Honors: New American Cinema Award (with others), Seattle International Film Festival, citation of excellence for ensemble cast performance, 2000, for The Weekend.


Film Appearances:

College student, Power, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1986.

Thomas Baxter, Fire with Fire (also known as Captive Hearts), Paramount, 1986.

Benjy Taylor, No Man's Land, Orion, 1987.

Private Jackie Willow, Gardens of Stone, TriStar, 1987.

"Shoeless" Joe Jackson, Eight Men Out, Orion, 1988.

Ritchie, Sons, Pacific Pictures Distribution, 1989.

Lieutenant Phil Rosenthal (some sources cite Lowenthal), Memphis Belle, Warner Bros., 1990.

Steve Smith, Blue Desert (also known as Silent Victim), First Look Pictures Releasing, 1991.

Doug Dorsey, The Cutting Edge, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1992.

Mickey, Leather Jackets, Epic Home Video, 1992.

Niels Jensen, A Day in October (also known as En dag I Oktober), Castle Hill, 1992.

Zack Telander, Heaven Is a Playground, Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 1992.

Ben Kendall, Hear No Evil (also known as Danger Sign), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1993.

Travis Walton, Fire in the Sky, Paramount, 1993.

(Uncredited) Jeffery Holman, Three Wishes, Savoy Pictures, 1995.

Michael Holzcek, Roommates, Buena Vista, 1995.

Frame by Frame, 1995.

Terry Fitzgerald, Spawn, New Line Cinema, 1997.

Tony, After Sex, Cutting Edge Entertainment/Lantern Lane Entertainment/Splendid Pictures, 2000.

Tony, The Weekend, Strand Releasing, 2000.

Voice of Aladar, Dinosaur (animated), Buena Vista, 2000.

Matt Hyland, Hard Ball, Paramount, 2001.

Prisoner, The Book of Stars, Showcase Entertainment, 2001.

Jeremy O'Brien, Greenmail, Blockbuster Video, 2002.

Voice of Sitka, Brother Bear (animated; also known as Tierra de osos), Buena Vista, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Chance Harper/Alex Sanders, Strange Luck, Fox, 1995–1996.

Scott Stoddard, C–16: FBI, ABC, 1997–1998.

Mike Pinocchio, Harsh Realm, Fox, 1999, FX Network, 2000.

Narrator, Beyond the Glory, Fox Sports Network, beginning c. 2001.

Michael Whitman, Life as We Know It, ABC, 2004—.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Dish Boggett, Lonesome Dove, CBS, 1989.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Mike, Out of Darkness, CBS, 1985.

Dan McKay, Miss Rose White, NBC, 1992.

Jack Denison, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, HBO, 1999.

Steve Steven, Goosed, 2000.

James Merrick, Superfire (also known as Firefighter—Inferno in Oregon and Superfire—Inferno in Oregon), ABC, 2002.

Coach Rice, Going to the Mat, The Disney Channel, 2004.

Jack Sordino, Speak, Showtime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

New Year's Eve in Vegas, Fox, 1995.

Narrator, Navy SEALS: Untold Stories—Canal Zone, The Learning Channel, 2001.

Narrator, Navy SEALS: Untold Stories—Vietnam, The Learning Channel, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Resurrection," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1985.

Guest, Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1988, 1990.

Guest, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1992.

Clyde, "Staired in Horror," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's Tales from the Crypt), HBO, 1994.

Joey Dwyer, "Big Bang Theory," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1999.

Scott Bowman, "The Grid," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2000.

Graham Rympalski, "Forgive Us Our Trespasses," Once and Again, ABC, 2001.

Graham Rympalski, "Scribbling Rivalry," Once and Again, ABC, 2001.

Graham Rympalski, "Suspicion," Once and Again, ABC, 2001.

Simon Bishop, "Body Count," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2003.

Kyle Goode, "Early Rollout," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as CSI), CBS, 2004.

Harry Boyle, "No One's Girl," Karen Sisco, ABC, 2004.

Also appeared as a guest in Sidewalks Entertainment, syndicated.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Alex Sanders, Strange Luck, Fox, 1995.

Mike Pinocchio, Harsh Realm, Fox, 1999.

Michael Whitman (some sources cite Mr. Deluca), Life as We Know It, ABC, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

The Caine Mutiny Court–Martial, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1983.

Constantine, The Seagull: The Hamptons, RAPP Arts Center, New York City, 1990.

Montag, Fahrenheit 451, Falcon Playhouse, Burbank, CA, 2002.

Appeared in Distant Fires, Coast Playhouse, Los Angeles; also appeared in The Blue Light.



Host, Disney through the Decades, Walt Disney Home Video, 2001.

Video Games:

Voice, Warriors of Might and Magic, 3DO, 2000.


Narrator, The First Counsel, by Joseph L. Carlson, Time Warner Audiobooks, 2001.

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