Seamus Dever

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Seamus Dever
Seamus Dever.jpg
Dever during "An Evening with Castle" on March 16, 2010
Born Seamus Patrick Dever
(1976-07-27) July 27, 1976 (age 38)
Flint, Michigan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Juliana Dever (2006–present)
Website
www.seamusdever.com

Seamus Patrick Dever (born July 27, 1976) is an American actor.

Dever was born in Flint, Michigan, and grew up in Bullhead City, Arizona. He graduated as valedictorian of Bullhead City Mohave High School, completed his undergraduate studies at Northern Arizona University, and holds MFAs in Acting from the Moscow Art Theatre and Carnegie-Mellon University.

Dever is best known for his portrayal of Detective Kevin Ryan in the ABC series Castle.

Personal life[edit]

A lifetime member of the Actors Studio, Dever married Juliana Dever on May 27, 2006.[1] Juliana plays Jenny, Ryan's wife, on Castle.[2] He is a cousin of Broadway actress Jeanne Arnold and Canadian singer-songwriter Feist.[3]

Dever and his wife are vegetarians.[4] Both are also supporters of Best Friends Animal Society.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Shooting LA Colin
2002 Monkey Love Aaron Miles Credited as Séamus Dever
2002 Outside the Law Rick Michell
2006 Hollywoodland Phillip
2008 Affairs in Order Cyrus
2008 The Essence of Depp Dylan
2009 Ready or Not Marc
2014 Sequestered Obama Short film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Pensacola: Wings of Gold Lewis 1 episode: "Behind Enemy Lines"
2001 She's No Angel Cricket TV Movie
2001 Undressed Randy 1 episode: "Episode #4.1"
2001 Crossing Jordan Tom Murch 1 episode: "Believers"
2003 Without a Trace Ronald Phelps 1 episode: "Moving On"
2004 Cold Case Hank Dempsey 1 episode: "The House"
2005 Mystery Woman: Snapshot Billy TV Movie
2005 JAG Caden Duran 1 episode: "San Diego"
2005 Charmed Mitchell Haines 1 episode: "Freaky Phoebe"
2005 McBride: The Doctor Is Out...Really Out Allan TV Movie
2005 Threshold Agent Detoro 2 episodes: "Trees Made of Glass: Part 2", "Blood of the Children"
2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Adam Gilford 1 episode: "Bite Me"
2006 CSI: NY Charles Cooper 1 episode: "Live or Let Die"
2006 NCIS Graham Thomas 1 episode: "Singled Out"
2007 Close to Home Justin Matthews 1 episode: "Making Amends"
2007 CSI: Miami Paul Billings 1 episode: "Kill Switch"
2008 General Hospital Dr. Ian Devlin 45 episodes
2008 Mad Men Chuck 1 episode: "For Those Who Think Young"
2008 Army Wives Dr. Chris Ferlinghetti 7 episodes
2008 Ghost Whisperer Rich Henderson 1 episode: "Save Our Souls"
2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Drew Rich 1 episode: "Young Man with a Horn"
2009 Drop Dead Diva Tyler Mack 1 episode: "The Dress"
2009-present Castle Detective Kevin Ryan Main cast
138 episodes
Nominated—People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Bromance (shared with Jon Huertas)
2010 Dark Blue Nick Perry 2 episodes: "Dead Flowers", "Personal Effects"
2012 Chelsea Lately Kevin Ryan in 'Castle' 1 episode: "Episode #6.187 (Himself playing his Castle character)"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
2002 Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix Additional Voices (Voice)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Castle's Seamus Dever Compares His Real Wedding to His TV Wedding
  2. ^ Matt Richenthal (January 6, 2012). "Seamus Dever on Castle wedding episode, grappling over donuts". TVFanatic.com. Retrieved February 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Seamus Dever's Twitter". October 4, 2011. Retrieved February 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "An Actor of Character". Vegetarian Times 38 (396, number 8): 20. September 2012. 

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