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Sean Patrick Thomas

Sean Patrick Thomas

Since receiving his MFA from New York University, Sean Patrick Thomas has proven to be one of Hollywood's fastest rising young stars. He is currently in production on the film Barbershop, starring opposite Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer for MGM. Most recently, Sean was seen starring in the Paramount Pictures' box office smash, Save the Last Dance, opposite Julia Stiles, which earned him two awards at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards (Male Breakout Performance, Best Kiss), as well as the Male Standout Performance Award at the 2001 Movieline Magazine Young Hollywood Awards. He can currently be seen on the CBS hit drama, The District opposite Craig T. Nelson.

In addition, he is starring in two animated web pictures, The Day I Saved America with Jason Priestly, Amanda Bynes and Todd Louiso and Herschel Hooper which has attracted more than 100,000 viewers without any advertising.

Sean first garnered attention in the role of a young marine in Ed Zwick's Courage Under Fire. He went on to star in the hit film Cruel Intentions with Sarah Michelle Geller and Reese Witherspoon. Sean was also seen in Dimension Films' Dracula 2000 opposite Johnny Lee Miller, Christopher Plummer, Omar Epps and Jennifer Esposito, as well as in Can't Hardly Wait, opposite Jennifer Love Hewitt and Seth Green. His additional film credits include Picture Perfect and The Conspiracy Theory. Sean's numerous theatre credits include Timon of Athens at the New York Shakespeare Festival, and the lead in Six Degrees of Separation at the Hanger Theatre.

He was raised in Wilmington, DE and received a BA in English from the University of Virginia before pursuing his MFA from New York University. He currently lives in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Sean Patrick Thomas Facts

BirthdayDecember 17, 1970 (52)
BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware, USA
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Sean Patrick Thomas compared to you?
Awards2001 MTV Movie Awards: Best Kiss (for Save the Last Dance)
2001 MTV Movie Awards: Breakthrough Male Performance (for Save the Last Dance)

Selected Filmography

Not available.