Tate Ellington

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Tate Ellington
Born James Tate Ellington
Madison, Mississippi, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present
Spouse(s) Chrissy Fiorilli (m. 2012)

Tate Ellington (born James Tate Ellington)[3] is an American actor.

He may be best known as Aidan Hall, best friend of Tyler Hawkins (played Robert Pattinson) in Remember Me. Ellington starred as Oliver Hunt in The Elephant King (2006), and has appeared in television shows such as The Unusuals, Rescue Me, The Good Wife, and Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23. He appeared in the 2009 Broadway production of The Philanthropist, which starred Matthew Broderick.[4]


Ellington received his high school education at the private Madison-Ridgeland Academy in Madison, Mississippi where he graduated in 1997.[4] While at MRA, he was a starting center for the school's football team for three seasons.[4]

Upon graduation from MRA, Ellington enrolled as a double major in art and theater at the University of Mississippi, also known as Ole Miss, after turning down a scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design. He graduated from Ole Miss with a bachelor's degree in theatre performance[4] and was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity.


Ellington won Best Actor for his role in The Elephant King at the 2006 Brooklyn International Film Festival.[5]

Personal life[edit]

On May 20, 2012, Ellington married casting director Chrissy Fiorilli at the Dixie Gin in Shreveport, Louisiana.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Ariana Karl Short film
2004 Lower East Side N/A Short film
2005 You Are Alone Mike
2006 Elephant King, TheThe Elephant King Oliver Hunt
2007 Descent George Uncredited
2008 Red Gun shop clerk
2009 Taking Chances A.V. Scott
2009 Breaking Upwards Brian
2009 Invention of Lying, TheThe Invention of Lying Waiter #2
2009 Red Hook Gavin
2010 Remember Me Aidan Hall
2011 Silver Tongues Alex
2011 Northeast Patrick
2012 Kitchen, TheThe Kitchen Kenny
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Unusuals, TheThe Unusuals Mark Stanwood Episode: "One Man Band"
2009 Rescue Me Saul Episode: "Jump"
2010 Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife Tim Willens Episode: "Infamy"
2012 Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 Steven 2 episodes
2012 Glades, TheThe Glades Richard Oberman Episode: "Close Encounters"
2013 Parenthood Griffin Episode: "The Scale of Affection is Fluid"
2013 Psych Patrick Hess Episode: "Juliet Wears the Pantsuit"
2014 NCIS: Los Angeles Ira Wells Episode: "Zero Days"
2014 The Walking Dead Alex Season 4, 1 episode

Season 5, 1 episode

Web series
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Wolfpack of Reseda Ben March Main cast
2012 CollegeHumor Originals Legolas Episode: "Gandalf Street Magic"
2013 CollegeHumor Originals Pinky Episode: "Are You Watching the Wire?"


Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Philanthropist John American Airlines Theatre
April 26, 2009 – June 28, 2009


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