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March 20, 1971
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Other names||Sandy Chaplin|
Alexander 'Sandy' Chaplin (born March 20, 1971) is an American actor. Chaplin's most prominent role was that of speechwriter James Hobert on the sitcom Spin City. He was born as Alexander Gaberman in New York City.
As with the rest of the Spin City main cast, Chaplin has featured in creator Bill Lawrence's subsequent sitcom, Scrubs, playing a drug addict who tries to trick Elliot into giving him prescription medication in "My Moment of Un-Truth" and later tricks Jordan into giving him money in "My Rite of Passage". His character later appeared in "My Scrubs" as a drugs counsellor for the hospital, claiming to be reformed.
Chaplin is the son of a jazz musician and a novelist. As a teen, Chaplin attended Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in upstate New York. He and his wife, Daisy, producer Harold Prince's daughter, changed their surnames to Chaplin, his mother-in-law's professional surname.
|1995||The Basketball Diaries||Bobo|
|1999||30 Days||Mike Charles|
|2002||Alma Mater||William Anderson|
|2003||All Grown Up|
|2004||Dog Gone Love||Steven Merritt|
|2005||Confessions of a Dog|
|2006||The Wedding Weekend||Ted|
|2007||New York City Serenade||Terry|
|2014||Wish I Was Here||Rabbi Rosenburg|
|1992||ABC Afterschool Specials||Spinner||Episode: "Summer Stories: The Mall"|
|1993||Homicide: Life on the Street||Johnny||Episode: "Gone for Goode"|
|1996-2000||Spin City||James Hobert||Main Cast (100 Episodes)|
|2003||Law & Order||Tim Schwimmer||Episode: "Bodies"|
|2004-2007||Scrubs||Sam Thompson||Recurring Role (3 Episodes)|
|2007||Numb3rs||Austin Parker||Episode: "Democracy"|
|2009||The Hustler||Referee||Episode: "Hustle and Throw"|
|Ugly Betty||Fabian||Episode: "Sisters on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown"|
|2013||The Good Wife||Arthur Schumacher||Episode: "Red Team, Blue Team"|
|Shake It Up!||Sergei||Episode: "Clean It Up"|
|Ray Donovan||Father Flannery||Episode: "Bridget"|
|The Neighbours||Tad Hollander||Episode: "Challoweenukah"|
|2015||Silicon Valley||Venture Capitalist||Episode: "Sand Hill Shuffle"|
|Madam Secretary||Chad Sorenson||Episode: "Waiting for Taleju"|
|2016||Elementary||Davis Potter||Episode: "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing"|
|2017||Kevin Can Wait||Stuart||Episode: "Neighborhood Watch"|
|2017||Chicago P.D.||Dr. Lewis Macy||Episode: "Monster"|
|2018||Blue Bloods||Mickey Cardoza||Episode: "Close Calls"|
|2019||Blindspot||Garret Young||Episode: "Though this be Madness, Yet there is Method In't"|
- Profile, filmreference.com; accessed March 14, 2015.