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Paul Sparks

Biography

Known very best for his function simply because Mickey Doyle in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, he’s also notable for his performance simply because Carver in the 2012 Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon movie Dirt. In 2015, he started playing Thomas Yates in the Netflix series Home of Credit cards. After briefly participating in Oklahoma State College or university, he gained a Bachelor of Great Arts level in Performing from NY University’s Tisch College from the Arts. He performed the function of Man Doyle in three shows from the MTV series Underemployed. The kid of a instructor and a trainer, he spent his youngsters in the metropolitan areas of Lawton and Marlow, Oklahoma. He performed a small function in the Charlie Kaufman film Synecdoche, NY.

Quick Facts


Full Name Paul Sparks
Date Of Birth October 16, 1971
Place Of Birth Oklahoma
Height 1.85 m
Profession TV Actor
Education New York University
Nationality American
Spouse Annie Parisse
Children Emmett Sparks
Parents Mike Sparks
Awards Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Movies Midnight Special, Mud, Stealing Cars, Sparrows Dance, Edge of Darkness, Synecdoche, New York, Deception, The Missing Person, Afterschool, Forgetting the Girl, Please Give, Trust Me, Thoroughbreds, The Understudy, All the Birds Have Flown South, Return, Blackbird, In the Radiant City, The Treatment, The Greatest Showman, Wallace, Early Light
TV Shows The Night Of, Boardwalk Empire, The Girlfriend Experience, House of Cards, Waco
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1Second child, a daughter.
2Sparks suffers from diabetes mellitus type 1 and works with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
3Cousin Jon Bielich (stunt/actor).
4Brother-in-law of Louis Cancelmi, Michael Cancelmi, Elisabeth Waterston, Katherine Waterston, Graham Waterston.
5Father, with Annie Parisse, of a son, Emmett, born in October, 2009.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Thoroughbred2017Mark
In the Radiant City2016Michael Yurley
The Night Of2016TV Mini-SeriesDon Taylor
All the Birds Have Flown South2016Stephen
The Girlfriend Experience2016TV SeriesDavid Tellis
House of Cards2015-2016TV SeriesThomas Yates
Midnight Special2016Agent Miller
A Bear Lands on Earth2016Voli
Stealing Cars2015Conrad Sean Lewis
Boardwalk Empire2010-2014TV SeriesMickey Doyle
Wallace2014/IShortFredrick
Believe2014TV SeriesKarl
Early Light2014Ned
Parkland2013Harry McCormick
Trust Me2013Ray
Person of Interest2013TV SeriesWilson
M.Y.C.2013TV MovieMickey Mothstein
Underemployed2012-2013TV SeriesGuy Doyle
Sparrows Dance2012Wes
Mud2012Carver
Forgetting the Girl2012Tanner
Mildred Pierce2011TV Mini-SeriesTed Hobey
Return2011Ed
Edge of Darkness2010Northampton Police Detective
Please Give2010Blind Date
The Missing Person2009Gus Papitos
First Person Singular2009Peter
A Clean Well-Lighted Place2008Short
Off Season2008ShortBen
Rachel Getting Married200812-Step Meeting Member
The Understudy2008Bobby
Synecdoche, New York2008Derek
Afterschool2008Detective Eclisse
Deception2008/IDetective Burke
Blackbird2007Baylis
Doris2006ShortHubert
Brotherhood2006TV SeriesAaron
The Treatment2006Andre
Headspace2005Jason
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2005TV SeriesKeith Durbin
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2001TV SeriesMarty Potter / Marvin Posen
Law & Order2000TV SeriesPaul Luterik
Trinity1998TV SeriesRod

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Park Bench with Steve Buscemi2015TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Robert Altman AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsMud (2012)· Jeff Nichols (director)
· Francine Maisler (castind director)
· Joe Don Baker (ensemble cast)
· Jacob Lofland (ensemble cast)
· Matthew McConaughey (ensemble cast)
· Ray McKinnon (ensemble cast)
· Sarah Paulson (ensemble cast)
· Michael Shannon (ensemble cast)
· Sam Shepard (ensemble cast)
· Tye Sheridan (ensemble cast)
· Bonnie Sturdivant (ensemble cast)
· Reese Witherspoon (ensemble cast)
2012ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesBoardwalk Empire (2010)· Steve Buscemi
· Dominic Chianese
· Robert Clohessy
· Dabney Coleman
· Charlie Cox
· Josie Gallina
· Lucy Gallina
· Stephen Graham
· Jack Huston
· Anthony Laciura
· Heather Lind
· Kelly Macdonald
· Rory McTigue
· Declan McTigue
· Gretchen Mol
· Brady Noon
· Connor Noon
· Kevin O'Rourke
· Aleksa Palladino
· Jacqueline Pennewill
· Vincent Piazza
· Michael Pitt
· Michael Shannon
· Michael Stuhlbarg
· Peter Van Wagner
·
2011ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesBoardwalk Empire (2010)· Greg Antonacci
· Steve Buscemi
· Dabney Coleman
· Paz de la Huerta
· Stephen Graham
· Anthony Laciura
· Kelly Macdonald
· Gretchen Mol
· Aleksa Palladino
· Vincent Piazza
· Michael Pitt
· Michael Shannon
· Michael Stuhlbarg
· Erik Weiner
· Shea Whigham
· Chase Coleman

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actor in a Drama SeriesHouse of Cards (2013)
2016ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesHouse of Cards (2013)· Mahershala Ali
· Derek Cecil
· Nathan Darrow
· Michael Kelly
· Elizabeth Marvel
· Molly Parker
· Jimmi Simpson
· Kevin Spacey
· Robin Wright
2015ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesBoardwalk Empire (2010)· Steve Buscemi
· Paul Calderon
· Nicholas E. Calhoun
· Louis Cancelmi
· John Ellison Conlee
· Michael Countryman
· Stephen Graham
· Domenick Lombardozzi
· Nolan Lyons
· Kelly Macdonald
· Boris McGiver
· Vincent Piazza
· Travis Tope
· Shea Whigham
· Anatol Yusef
· Michael Zegen
2014ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesBoardwalk Empire (2010)· Patricia Arquette
· Margot Bingham
· Steve Buscemi
· Brian Geraghty
· Stephen Graham
· Erik LaRay Harvey
· Jack Huston
· Ron Livingston
· Domenick Lombardozzi
· Gretchen Mol
· Ben Rosenfield
· Michael Stuhlbarg
· Jacob A. Ware
· Shea Whigham
· Michael Kenneth Williams
· Jeffrey Wright
2013ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesBoardwalk Empire (2010)· Steve Buscemi
· Chris Caldovino
· Bobby Cannavale
· Meg Steedle
· Charlie Cox
· Jack Huston
· Patrick Kennedy
· Anthony Laciura
· Kelly Macdonald
· Gretchen Mol
· Vincent Piazza
· Michael Stuhlbarg
· Shea Whigham
· Anatol Yusef


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