Derek Cecil

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Derek Cecil
Born (1973-01-05) January 5, 1973 (age 44)
Amarillo, Texas, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Years active 1995–present

Derek Cecil (born January 5, 1973) is an American actor. He currently plays the role of Seth Grayson on the award-winning Netflix series House of Cards. He starred in the short-lived series Push, Nevada. He also made many appearances on the series Pasadena.

Early life[edit]

Cecil was born in Amarillo, Texas. He graduated from the University of Houston and the American Conservatory Theater.



Year Title Role Notes
1995 The Unspoken Truth Jeff Blogert Television film
2000 Little Pieces Mall Security
2001 The Back Page Television film
2002 Men in Black II Repairman Agent
2003 Pretend Sophie's Lover
2004 Mall Cop Frank
2005 That Night Thomas Short film
2007 The Killing Floor Garret Rankin
2008 Recount Jeremy Bash Television film
2009 Frank the Rat Billy
2009 Reunion Stanley
2009 Winter of Frozen Dreams District Attorney
2010 The Next Three Days Dr. Becsey
2011 Too Big to Fail Young AIG Executive Television film
2011 Friends with Kids Pete
2013 Mutual Friends Cody
2013 Parker Assistant to Mrs. Fritz


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Nash Bridges Bruce Sutcliffe
2000 The Beat Mike Dorigan
2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Russell Ramsay
2001 The $treet Duncan
2001–2002 Pasadena Tom Bellow
2002 Push, Nevada James A. Prufrock
2005–2008 Law & Order Joe Hartwig
Steven Lamar
2006 Masters of Horror Ernst Haeckel
2007 Gossip Girl Alex
2008 Puppy Love Malik
2008 Fringe Christopher Season 1
2009 The Good Wife Jonathan Eldredge
2009 Mercy Kevin
2010 Grey's Anatomy Sean Allen Season 6
2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Ted Stoddard
2011 Unforgettable Adam Coyer
2011–2012 Treme Chas
2013 Zero Hour Eddie
2013–2014 Banshee Dean Xavier
2014-present House of Cards Seth Grayson Nominated– Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2015)
Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2014)

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