Shawn Hatosy

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Shawn Hatosy
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Hatosy in 2011, at the Paley Center: An Evening with Southland.
Born Shawn Wayne Hatosy
(1975-12-29) December 29, 1975 (age 38)
Frederick, Maryland, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1995–present
Spouse(s) Kelly
Children Jordan Cassius and Leo

Shawn Wayne Hatosy (born December 29, 1975) is an American actor with over 45 film and television credits to his name.

Personal life[edit]

Shawn Hatosy was born in Frederick, Maryland, to Carol (née Owens), a Loans Officer, and Wayne Hatosy, being of Hungarian-Welsh descent.[1] He grew up in the Loch Haven neighborhood[2] of Ijamsville, Maryland, attended New Market Middle School, and graduated from Linganore High School.[3] Larry James, who still resides in Frederick, MD, was his high school basketball coach. Larry says that "he was a star in his own right" on and off the court. Hatosy took his middle name, Wayne, from his father. Shawn lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Kelly, and their sons, Jordan Cassius and Leo [4]


Hatosy's two most recent films are Public Enemies (2009), starring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale, and Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), in which Hatosy portrays Nicolas Cage's partner, Armand Benoit, and Reckless (2013), a TV film.

Hatosy has appeared in past films such as Soldier's Girl, The Faculty, In & Out, The Cooler, Outside Providence, John Q, and 2007's Alpha Dog.[5] Hatosy auditioned for a leading role in the 1999 film Varsity Blues but lost it to James Van Der Beek.

Hatosy has appeared in such television shows as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Twilight Zone, Felicity, Six Feet Under, ER, Law & Order, Numb3rs, My Name is Earl and Hawaii Five-0. As of April 2009, Hatosy appears as Detective Sammy Bryant in the NBC/TNT television series Southland.[6] His latest successful roles were that of serial killer named Boyd Fowler on the Showtime television series Dexter.[7][8]

Hatosy was a singer in his own band, and graduated from Linganore High School in 1994. He also made an appearance in Wheatus's Music Video for their single "A Little Respect".[9]

In 2005, he performed opposite Al Pacino in Lyle Kessler's Orphans at the Greenway Court Theatre in Los Angeles. Hatosy also took on the title role in the La Jolla Playhouse production of The Collected Works of Billy the Kid. Off-Broadway, he starred opposite Anna Paquin in the Paul Weitz comedy Roulette.[10] He also performed in Roulette, an Ensemble Studio Theater production directed by Trip Cullman. The characters include a dizzy, distant dad (Larry Bryggman), a sweet, adulterous, alcoholic mom (Leslie Lyles), a steroid-hyped son (Shawn Hatosy), and a wise-cracking, substance-abusing teenage daughter (the Oscar-winning actress Anna Paquin).[11]



Year Title Role Notes
1995 Home for the Holidays Counter Boy
1995 Inflammable Quentin Vale Television movie
1996 Double Jeopardy Derek Kaminski Television movie
1996 No Way Home Sean
1997 All Over Me Gus
1997 Inventing the Abbotts Victor
1997 Niagara, Niagara Lead High School Punk
1997 In & Out Jack
1997 Postman, TheThe Postman Billy
1998 Faculty, TheThe Faculty Stan Rosado
1999 Joyriders, TheThe Joyriders Cam
1999 Outside Providence Tim Dunphy
1999 Simpatico Young Vinnie
1999 Anywhere but Here Benny
1999 Witness Protection Sean Batton Television movie
2000 Down to You Eddie Hicks
2000 Borstal Boy Brendan Behan
2001 Tangled David Klein
2002 John Q Mitch Quigley
2003 Guy Thing, AA Guy Thing Jim
2003 Cooler, TheThe Cooler Mikey
2003 Soldier's Girl Justin Fisher Television movie
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
2003 11:14 Duffy
2003 Dallas 362 Rusty
2004 Winning Season, TheThe Winning Season Adult Joseph Stoshack Television movie
2005 Swimmers Clyde Tyler
2005 Little Athens Carter
2005 Faith of My Fathers John McCain Television movie
2006 Alpha Dog Elvis Schmidt
2006 Factory Girl Syd Pepperman
2007 Nobel Son Thaddeus James
2008 Familiar Strangers Brian Worthington
2008 Lazarus Project, TheThe Lazarus Project Ricky Garvey
2008 Apostles, TheThe Apostles Peter McBride Television movie
2009 Public Enemies Agent John Madala
2009 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, TheThe Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Armand Benoit
2011 Street Kings 2: Motor City Det. Dan Sullivan Video


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Homicide: Life on the Street Lyle Warner Episode: "The Old and the Dead"
1996 Law & Order Chester Manning Episode: "Savior"
2001 Felicity Owen Episode: "Moving On"
2002 Felicity Owen Episode: "Future Shock"
2002 Six Feet Under Brody Farrell Episode: "In the Game"
2003 Twilight Zone, TheThe Twilight Zone Mario Devlin Episode: "The Pharaoh's Curse"
2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jeff Simon Episode: "Weeping Willows"
2006 ER Willis Peyton Episode: "Jigsaw"
2006–2007 Numb3rs Dwayne Carter 3 episodes
2007 Drive Rob Laird Episode: "Unaired Pilot"
2007 My Name Is Earl John Episode: "Burn Victim"
2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Larry Clay Episode: "Salome in Manhattan"
2009–2013 Southland Sammy Bryant 43 episodes
Nominated—Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
2010 Dexter Boyd Fowler 2 episodes
2010 CSI: Miami Jason Kreeger Episode: "Sleepless in Miami"
2011 Law & Order: LA Larry Sheppard Episode: "Hayden Tract"
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Marshall Martell Episode: "Ka Hakaka Maika'i"
2011 Criminal Minds Jimmy Hall Episode: "The Bittersweet Science"
2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Kevin Fahey Episode: "Valentine's Day"
2012 Longmire Levi Giggs Episode: "8 Seconds"
2012 Christine Ron Episode: "Ron"
2013 Body of Proof Karl Simmons 2 episodes
2014- Reckless Terry McCandless Main cast