Chris Sullivan (actor)

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Chris Sullivan
Sullivan at the 2017 Heroes and Villains Fan Fest
Born (1980-07-19) July 19, 1980 (age 37)[citation needed]
Palm Springs, California[citation needed]
Alma mater Loyola Marymount University (BFA Theatre Arts 2002)[1][2]
Occupation Actor, musician[3]
Years active 2006–present
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)[4]
Weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Television The Knick, This Is Us
Spouse(s) Rachel Sullivan

Chris Sullivan (born July 19, 1980[citation needed]) is an American actor and musician. He became widely known for his portrayal of Tom Cleary on the Cinemax drama The Knick.[3][5][6][7] He currently stars as Toby on the NBC drama This Is Us.

He has starred in single episodes of various TV series: A Gifted Man (2012), Elementary, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and The Americans (2013).[4]

He also played Sprit in the 2008 Sundance Film Festival nominated movie North Starr, and appeared in such films as The Normal Heart and The Drop (2014), this last with The Knick co-star Jeremy Bobb.[4]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 North Starr Sprit Film
2008 Sugar Loud Cook Short
2010 Pleading Guilty[8] Rash TV movie
2011 Weekends at Bellevue[8] Officer Mike TV movie
2012 A Gifted Man Biker TV series
1 episode
2012 Death and the Red Dress Smitty Short
2013 Elementary Todd Clarke TV series
1 episode
2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Eddy Galtin TV series
1 episode
2013 The Americans Assassin TV series
1 episode
2014 The Normal Heart Mike TV movie
2014 Where's This Party? Tristan Barlow Web series
1 episode
2014 The Drop Jimmy Film
2014 Peter Pan Live! Noodler TV series
2014–2015 The Knick Tom Cleary Main cast
TV series
2016 Morgan Dr. Darren Finch Film
2016 Stranger Things Benny Hammond TV series
2016–present This Is Us Toby Damon TV series
2016 Imperium Andrew Sheehan Film
2016 Live by Night Brendan Loomis Film
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Taserface Film


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Chicago Amos Hart Replacement
2010 Lombardi Jim Taylor Original
2012 Nice Work If You Can Get It Duke Mahoney Original


  1. ^ "Outcomes: Chris Sullivan". Loyola Marymount University. Retrieved 12 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Chris Sullivan". LinkedIn. Retrieved October 26, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Radish, Christina (October 10, 2014). "Chris Sullivan Talks THE KNICK, How He Views Tom Cleary, the Uniform, His Folk Band, and More". Collider. Retrieved October 26, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c "Chris Sullivan". IMDbPro. Retrieved October 27, 2015. 
  5. ^ Hinds, Julie (October 10, 2015). "The best show you're not watching is 'The Knick'". Detroit Free Press. Gannett. Retrieved October 26, 2015. 
  6. ^ Eramo, Steve (September 5, 2014). "Survival Instinct: Interview with The Knick's Chris Sullivan". The Morton Report. Retrieved October 26, 2015. 
  7. ^ "'The Knick' Starring Clive Owen & Directed by Steven Soderbergh to Premiere August 8 on Cinemax". TV by the Numbers. July 9, 2014. Retrieved October 27, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "Resume — Chris SullivaN". Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  9. ^ "Chris Sullivan | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved 2017-03-14. 

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