Jeremy Sisto

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Jeremy Sisto
Jeremy Sisto on Into Temptation set - cropped.jpg
Sisto on the set of Into Temptation (2009)
Born (1974-10-06) October 6, 1974 (age 39)
Grass Valley, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1991–present

Marisa Ryan (m. 1993; div. 2002)

Addie Lane (m. 2009)
Children 2

Jeremy Merton Sisto (born October 6, 1974)[1] is an American actor. Sisto has had recurring roles as Billy Chenowith on the HBO series Six Feet Under and Detective Cyrus Lupo on Law & Order on television and also starred in the films Jesus, Clueless and Thirteen. He currently stars in the ABC sitcom Suburgatory.

Early life[edit]

Sisto was born in Grass Valley, California, the son of Reedy Gibbs, an actress and farmer, and Richard Sisto, a farmer, jazz musician, and educator.[2] He is the brother of Meadow Sisto, an actress mostly known for playing Caroline in the 1992 film Captain Ron. He was raised in Chicago and attended the Francis W. Parker School. Jeremy Sisto appeared in the film Grand Canyon while attending high school. After studying at UCLA he began acting full-time.


Sisto played a killer in Hideaway, a rich brat in Clueless and White Squall, Jesus in the eponymous mini-series, a patient diagnosed with multiple personality disorder in the short film Inside, a former drug addict in Thirteen, and an abusive husband in Waitress. Sisto also played the character Billy in the HBO series Six Feet Under. He also appeared in the 2003 finale of the WB's Dawson's Creek; afterward he performed on the Los Angeles stage the role of bigoted Southerner Shane Mungitt in Richard Greenberg's play Take Me Out, about a baseball player who announces he is gay. Sisto also screen tested for the role of Jack Dawson in Titanic with Kate Winslet, but ultimately lost out to Leonardo DiCaprio.[3]

Besides acting, Sisto has worked behind the scenes. In 1998, he produced the unreleased movie Taken, together with his friend Ethan Embry. He also produced the films Three Women of Pain and Paranoia 1.0. In April 2003, he started his own production company, Dima Entertainment. In 2006, he appeared on Broadway in Festen. In the same year, he starred in the short-lived NBC drama series Kidnapped. In July 2007, Sisto was featured in the Maroon 5 video for the song "Wake Up Call". He played a man who was sleeping with the girlfriend of Adam Levine.

In 2008, Sisto joined the cast of the crime drama Law & Order as Detective Cyrus Lupo, replacing the outgoing Milena Govich. He had previously appeared on the show as a lawyer in the previous season's finale. He voiced Batman in the direct-to-video movie Justice League: The New Frontier.[citation needed]

Sisto is currently starring in the American television comedy series Suburgatory which premiered on ABC in the fall of 2011. ABC announced on October 13, 2011 they would pickup the series for a full season.[4]

BuddyTV ranked him #98 on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011".[5]

Personal life[edit]

Sisto married Marisa Ryan in the 1990s; the couple divorced in 2002.[6] On June 5, 2009, he had a daughter, Charlie Ballerina, with then-girlfriend Addie Lane; he married Lane in October 2009.[6] On March 9, 2012, Sisto and Lane welcomed their second child, a boy named Bastian Kick Sisto.[7][8]



  1. ^ "Jeremy Sisto — Age: 37 (10/06/1974)". Celebrity A to Z at E! Online. Retrieved March 22, 2012. 
  2. ^ Jeremy Sisto Film Reference bio
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  4. ^ ABC News (October 14, 2011). "ABC gives "Revenge," "Suburgatory" full seasons". Reuters. 
  5. ^ "TV's 100 Sexiest Men of 2011". BuddyTV. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b Herald Wire Services (2009-10-19). "Jeremy Sisto ties the knot". The Boston Herald. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  7. ^ "Jeremy Sisto Welcomes a Son". People. 2012-03-14. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 
  8. ^ "Jeremy Sisto Welcomes Son Bastian Kick". People. 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  9. ^ Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead at the Internet Movie Database

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Preceded by
Rino Romano
Voice of Batman
Succeeded by
Kevin Conroy