Eion Bailey

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Eion Bailey
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Bailey in 2001
Born Eion Francis Hamilton Bailey
(1976-06-08) June 8, 1976 (age 37)
Santa Ynez Valley, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–present

Eion Francis Hamilton Bailey (born June 8, 1976) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for appearing in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers as Pvt. David Kenyon Webster and in the films Fight Club, Center Stage, Mindhunters and Sexual Life. He had a recurring role on the USA Network series Covert Affairs, as well as on the ABC series Once Upon a Time.

Career[edit]

Bailey struggled in school until he found his calling in his high school drama department. He was soon performing in each school play and went on to study formally at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. He briefly attended Santa Barbara City College. He appeared in a cameo role in Almost Famous, portraying Jann Wenner. He was seen in Center Stage,[1] Fight Club,[2] Catherine Jelski's The Young Unknowns, The Scoundrel's Wife,[3] Seven and a Match,[citation needed] Renny Harlin's Mindhunters for Miramax,[4] and the independent feature Sexual Life for director Ken Kwapis.[5]

His television appearances include Dawson Creek, HBO's highly acclaimed series, Band of Brothers produced by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg,[6] and the HBO original film And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself opposite Antonio Banderas.[7]

On stage, Bailey appeared in Equus at the Pasadena Playhouse, as well as Spoon River Anthology, Look Homeward, Angel, and Dinner at Eight at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Desire and I at the Access Theatre Santa Barbara, and Icarus' Mother at the SBCC Studio Theatre.[citation needed]

In 2007, Bailey was awarded a Daytime Emmy for his performance in Life of the Party.[8][9] Bailey has had recurring guest-starring roles on the TV series Dawson's Creek and ER.[citation needed]

In 2010, Bailey had a recurring role in USA Network’s Covert Affairs as Ben Mercer, Annie's ex-boyfriend, who was being targeted by the CIA, before returning to the Agency near the end of Season 1.[10] In 2011, Bailey started recurring on Once Upon a Time as Pinocchio/August Booth.[11]

On May 1, 2013, Bailey guest starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Frank Patterson, an Iraq war veteran with PTSD who becomes a key witness in an investigation of a sexual assault in a nightclub.[12]

Philanthropy[edit]

During a trip to Peru, Bailey saw a group of children travel 24 miles on foot to school. This led to the creation of Imagine This! TV, a reality TV show chronicling one week philanthropic projects for people all around the world. The network uses an open-source collaboration platform that encourages input from its viewers. Bailey is currently working on getting broadcast distribution for the TV show.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Other notes
1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Kyle DuFours Episode: "The Pack"
A Better Place Ryan  
1998 Significant Others Cambell Chasen Television series
Dawson's Creek Billy Konrad Episodes: "In the Company of Men" & "Escape from New York"
1999 Fight Club Ricky  
2000 The Young Unknowns Joe  
Center Stage Jim Gordon  
Almost Famous Jann Wenner  
2001 Band of Brothers Pvt. David Kenyon Webster Miniseries
2002 The Scoundrel's Wife Ensign Jack Burwell  
2003 And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself Frank Thayer Television film
Seven and a Match Sid  
Without a Trace Christopher Mayes Episode: "Confidence"
2004 Mindhunters Bobby Whitman  
2005 Life of the Party Michael Won - Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Performer in a Children/Youth/Family Special
Sexual Life David  
ER Jake Scanlon Season 11
2006 CSI: NY Dean Lessing Episode: "Charge of This Post"
Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King Lonnie Freeman Miniseries
Orpheus   Television film
2008 Language of the Enemy Romi Meir a.k.a. "A House Divided"
2009 The Canyon Nick
Cold Case Patrick 'The Rifle' Lennox Episode: "November 22"
(Untitled) Josh
Numb3rs (TV series) Cam Season 5, Episode 16: "Cover Me"
2010–2011 Covert Affairs Ben Mercer recurring season 1; 2 episodes season 2
2011 30 Rock Anders Episode: "It's Never Too Late for Now"
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Adam Winter Episode: "Icarus"
Once Upon a Time August Wayne Booth/Pinocchio recurring, Seasons 1-2
(15 episodes)
2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Frank Patterson Episode: "Traumatic Wound"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Center Stage Takes Us Behind the Scenes". Los Angeles Sentinel. April 26, 2000. Retrieved November 6, 2013.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ Pearlman, Cindy (April 18, 1999). "The Fight Club". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved November 6, 2013.  (subscription required)
  3. ^ Leydon, Joe (March 12, 2002). "The Scoundrel's Wife". Daily Variety. Retrieved November 6, 2013.  (subscription required)
  4. ^ Koehler, Robert (May 6, 2005). "Mindhunters". Daily Variety. Retrieved November 6, 2013.  (subscription required)
  5. ^ Koehler, Robert (August 19, 2004). "Sexual Life". Daily Variety. Retrieved November 6, 2013.  (subscription required)
  6. ^ Gilbert, Matthew (September 7, 2001). "'Brothers in Arms' HBO Miniseries Captures the Horrors of WWII, But Not the Faces". The Boston Globe. Retrieved November 6, 2013.  (subscription required)
  7. ^ Gallo, Phil (September 5, 2003). "And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself". Daily Variety. Retrieved November 6, 2013.  (subscription required)
  8. ^ "34th Annual Creative Arts & Entertainment Emmy Awards Presented at the Star-Studded Hollywood Gala" (Press release). Daytime Emmy Awards. June 14, 2007. Retrieved November 6, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Coming Attractions". The Washington Post. April 6, 2007. Retrieved November 6, 2013.  (subscription required)
  10. ^ Bobbin, Jay (June 5, 2011). "'Affairs' returns on USA". The Buffalo News. Retrieved November 6, 2013.  (subscription required)
  11. ^ Abrams, Natalie (Oct 14, 2011). "Once Upon a Time Exclusive: Eion Bailey Heading to Storybrooke". TV Guide. Retrieved November 6, 2013. 
  12. ^ "'Law & Order: SVU': Eion Bailey Previews 'Respectful' Portrayal of Post-War Hardships". The Hollywood Reporter. January 5, 2013. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 

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