March 7, 1959 |
Cullowhee, North Carolina,
|Spouse(s)||Leslie Riley (1986-present)|
Nick Searcy (born March 7, 1959) is an American actor who currently portrays Chief Deputy United States Marshal Art Mullen on FX's Justified. He also had a major role in the Tom Hanks-produced miniseries From the Earth to the Moon as Deke Slayton.
Life and career
Searcy was born in Cullowhee, North Carolina. He is a graduate of Cullowhee High School. He then briefly attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in English.
From 1982 to 1989, Searcy lived in New York where he did Off-Broadway plays. Some of these included Guys and Dolls, Cabaret and Jesus Christ Superstar. When he moved back to North Carolina, he began to act in features that were shooting locally. Small parts in Days of Thunder (1990) and The Prince of Tides led to the role of the malicious Frank in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991).
Searcy has appeared in several television series. He had a recurring role as Brett on Thunder Alley, was a series regular on American Gothic and guest starred on Murder One and Nash Bridges with Don Johnson. He was a regular character on the UPN series Seven Days from 1998 to 2001, and played Barry Martin on the ABC series Rodney, which starred Rodney Carrington, from 2004 to 2006. He has also starred in several TV movies, including In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (1994), Stolen Innocence (1995) and Le Jeu de l'oie (1980).
In the summer of 1996, Searcy produced, directed and acted in his first independent feature, Paradise Falls (1997), written by Sean Bridgers, and they won a Hollywood Discovery Award at the Hollywood Film Festival for Best Feature Film (Under $1 Million) and Best Dramatic Feature at the Charleston, S.C., 1997 WorldFest. Since then, he has appeared in films such as Cast Away (2000), One Hour Photo (2002), Runaway Jury (2003), and The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2005).
|The Last Song||2010|
|Blood Done Sign My Name||2010|
|The Ugly Truth||2009|
|Welcome to Paradise||2007|
|An American Crime||2007|
|The Dead Girl||2006|
|The Lost Cause||2004|
|The Assassination of Richard Nixon||2004|
|The Last Summer||2004|
|Head of State||2003|
|One Hour Photo||2002|
|The Angel Doll||2000|
|From the Earth to the Moon||1998|
|A Step Toward Tomorrow||1996|
|House of Cards||1993|
|Losers in Love||1993|
|The Real McCoy||1993|
|Fried Green Tomatoes||1991|
|The Prince of Tides||1991|
|Days of Thunder||1990|
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