July 1, 1976
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
|Education||Circle in the Square Theatre School|
(m. 2007;div. 2015)
Thomas Christian Sadoski (born July 1, 1976) is an American stage, film, and television actor. He is best known for his roles as Don Keefer in the HBO series The Newsroom and as Matt Short in the sitcom television series Life in Pieces .
Sadoski was born in New Haven, Connecticut and raised in College Station, Texas.Sadoski attended the University of North Texas for one semester and graduated from the Circle in the Square Theatre School in 1998.
Sadoski began his award-winning stage career as the understudy for Mark Ruffalo and Mark Rosenthal in the Off-Broadway production of Kenneth Lonergan's critically acclaimed play This is Our Youth at the Second Stage Theatre.It marked the first of many productions with the New York-based theatre company. He has appeared in many Broadway and Off-broadway productions as well as many productions in regional theaters. In 2008, he originated the role of Greg in Neil LaBute's play reasons to be pretty for MCC Theatre alongside The Newsroom co-star Alison Pill. After a critically lauded sold-out run Off-broadway, it transferred to Broadway in April 2009 where it earned 3 Tony Award nominations (Best Actor: Sadoski, Best Actress: Marin Ireland, Best Play) as well as 3 Drama Desk Award nominations (Best Actor: Sadoski, Best Director: Terry Kinney and Best Play), two Outer Critics Circle Award nominations (Best Actor: Sadoski, Best New Play), and three Drama League Award nominations (Best Play, Distinguished Performance Awards: Sadoski and Ireland). Neil LaBute credits Sadoski for inspiring the critically noted change in tone in reasons to be pretty from the playwright's earlier works saying: “His own thoughtfulness and good heart helped me to not fall back on anything that I had done before. My plays usually end darkly. I always thought that was real life, that there were always shades of gray, but he helped me see some other colors in the palette.” In 2011, he originated the role of Trip Wyeth in Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities for which he won an Obie Award and Lucille Lortel Award. The play (which, also after a sold out Off-Broadway run, was transferred to Broadway in November 2011) was named Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play by the Outer Critics Circle in 2011. Sadoski has also been seen on Broadway alongside Ben Stiller, Edie Falco, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Alison Pill in John Guare's House of Blue Leaves .
Sadoski married Kimberly Hope in 2007. They divorced in October 2015.[ citation needed ] Sadoski began dating actress Amanda Seyfried in early 2016. He confirmed his engagement to Seyfried on September 12, 2016. The couple married on March 12, 2017. On March 24, 2017, it was announced that Seyfried had given birth to their daughter. In September 2020, Seyfried gave birth to their second child, a son.
Sadoski is a board member of the non-profit INARA. The organization helps displaced children to get the medical treatment they need, following injuries related to conflict.
|1998||This Is Our Youth||Kenneth Lonergan||Warren / |
|McGinn-Cazale Theatre, New York, NY |
Fairbanks Theatre, New York, NY
|1999||Gemini||Albert Innaurato||Randy Hastings||Second Stage, New York, NY|
|2000||The Hot l Baltimore||Lanford Wilson||Paul Granger III||Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA|
|2000||The Skin of Our Teeth||Thornton Wilder||Henry Antrobus||Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA|
|2001||Street Scene||Elmer Rice||Samuel Kaplan||Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA|
|2001||The Waverly Gallery||Kenneth Lonergan||Daniel Reed||Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT|
|2002||Left||Richard Nelson||Eddie||Powerhouse Theatre, Poughkeepsie, NY||World Premiere|
|2002||The General From America||Richard Nelson||Matlack/ Pauling|| Alley Theatre, Houston, TX |
Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York, NY
|2003||Where We're Born||Lucy Thurber||Tony||Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New York, NY||World Premiere|
|2004||Reckless (Broadway)||Craig Lucas||Tom/ Tom, Jr |
Man in Ski Mask
|Biltmore Theatre, New York, NY||Sadoski's Broadway debut|
|2004||Rodney's Wife||Richard Nelson||Ted||Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA||World Premiere|
|2005||Moonlight and Magnolias||Ron Hutchinson||David O. Selznick||Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA|
|2006||Jump/Cut||Neena Beeber||Paul||Julia Miles Theatre, New York, NY||World Premiere|
|2006||The Mistakes Madeline Made||Elizabeth Meriwether||Buddy||Bleecker Street Theatre, New York, NY||World Premiere|
|2006||All This Intimacy||Rajiv Joseph||Ty||McGinn-Cazale Theatre, New York, NY||World Premiere|
|2006/2007||The Santaland Diaries||David Sedaris||Crumpet||Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT|
|2007||Stay||Lucy Thurber||Billy||Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New York, NY||World Premiere|
|2007||Dissonance||Damian Lanigan||Hal||Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA||World Premiere|
|2007||The Joke||Sam Marks||Eddie||Studio Dante, New York, NY||World Premiere|
|2008||reasons to be pretty||Neil LaBute||Greg||Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York, NY||World Premiere|
|2008||Becky Shaw||Gina Gionfriddo||Andrew||Second Stage Theatre||New York Premiere|
|2009||reasons to be pretty (Broadway)||Neil LaBute||Greg||Lyceum Theatre, New York, NY||LaBute's Broadway debut|
|2010||The Bridge Project II:||William Shakespeare||Touchstone,|| BAM Harvey Lichtenstein Theater, Brooklyn, NY |
Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong, HK
Esplanade Theatre, Singapore, SG
Théâtre Marigny, Paris, FR
Teatro Español, Madrid, ES
Ruhrfestspiele, Recklinghhausen, DE
Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam, NL
The Old Vic, London, UK
Teatro Palacio Valdés, Avilès, ES
|Directed by Sam Mendes|
|2011||Other Desert Cities||Jon Robin Baitz||Trip Wyeth||Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, New York, NY||World Premiere|
|2011||The House of Blue Leaves (Broadway)||John Guare||Billy Einhorn||Walter Kerr Theatre, New York, NY|
|2011||Other Desert Cities (Broadway)||Jon Robin Baitz||Trip Wyeth||Booth Theatre, New York, NY|
|2012||Build||Michael Golamco||Kip||Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA||World Premiere|
|2015||The Way We Get By||Neil LaBute||Doug||Second Stage Theatre, New York, NY||World Premiere|
|2017||Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow||Halley Feiffer||Andrey||Williamstown Theater Festival; Williamstown, MA||World Premiere|
|2018||Belleville||Amy Herzog||Zack||Pasadena Playhouse; Pasadena, CA|
|2019||White Noise||Suzan-Lori Parks||Ralph||Public Theater; New York, NY||World Premiere|
|2019||Grand Horizons||Bess Wohl||Ben||Williamstown Theatre Festival||World Premiere|
|2022||Wedding Band||Alice Childress||Herman||Theatre for a New Audience||NYC revival|
|2000||Loser||Chris||Amy Heckerling||Film debut|
|2002||Winter Solstice||Chris Bender||Josh Sternfeld||Sound Pictures|
|2003||Happy Hour||Scott||Mike Bencivenga|
|2004||Company K||Corp. Richard Mundy||Robert Clem|
|2008||The New Twenty||Feliz Canavan||Chris Mason Johnson|
|2009||Split||Oliver||Jamie Buckner||Short film|
|2012||30 Beats||Julian||Alexis Lloyd|
|2012||BFF (Short)||Jack||Neil LaBute||Official selection Tribeca Film Festival|
|2013||The Dramatics||Gordon Bullard||Scott Rodgers|
|2014||Take Care||Devon||Liz Tuccillo||Official selection SXSW|
|2014||It's Okay (Short)||Him||Tamar Levine||Official selection Palm Springs International Short Fest|
|2014||Wild||Paul||Jean-Marc Vallée||Fox Searchlight|
|2014||John Wick||Officer Jimmy||Chad Stahelski|
|2015||I Smile Back||Donny||Adam Salky||Official Selection Sundance Film Festival|
|2017||John Wick: Chapter 2||Officer Jimmy||Chad Stahelski|
|2017||The Last Word||Robin Sands||Mark Pellington|
|2017||The Games We Play||Paul||Annika Marks and Rich Newey||Short film|
|2018||Home Shopper||James Turner||Dev Patel||Short film|
|2018||Holy Moses||Sheriff||Eli Powers||Short film|
|2020||The Mimic||The Narrator||Thomas F. Mazziotti|
|2020||Killing Elenor||Greg||Rich Newey|
|2021||Stalking the Bogeyman||The Bogeyman||Markus Potter & Jack Dorfman||Short film|
|2021||Skin & Bone||Christian||Eli Powers||Official selection Tribeca Film Festival|
|2022||Devotion||Dick Cevoli||J. D. Dillard||release October 14, 2022|
|2022||Lilly||Jon Goldfarb||Rachel Feldman||filming|
|2005||Law & Order||Robert Barnes||1 episode ( Season 16, Episode 9: "Criminal Law")|
|2007||As the World Turns||Jesse Calhoun||8 episodes (April 23, 2007 – May 16, 2007)|
|2007||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Patrick Cardell||1 episode (Season 7, Episode 4: "Lonelyville")|
|2009||Ugly Betty||Patrick||1 episode (Season 3, Episode 11: "Dress for Success")|
|2009||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Joe Thagard||1 episode (Season 11, Episode 10: "Anchor")|
|2012–2014||The Newsroom||Don Keefer||3 seasons, 25 Episodes (Series Regular)|
|2013–2014||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Nate Davis||2 episodes (Season 15, Episode 8: "Rapist Anonymous"; Season 15, Episode 15: "Gridiron Soldier")|
|2015||The Slap||Gary||1 season, 8 episodes|
|2015–2019||Life in Pieces||Matt||4 seasons, 79 episodes (Series Regular)|
|2020||Tommy||Mayor Buddy Gray||1 season, 12 episodes (Series Regular)|
|TBA||The Crowded Room||Matty Dunne||Upcoming Apple TV+ series|
In January 2011, Stephen King's audiobook recording of Mile 81 was released for which Thomas Sadoski was the narrator.AudioFile magazine said of his work: "Sadoski’s matter-of-fact narration of the monster's deeds makes the tale that much more unnerving to hear". Publishers Weekly agreed saying: "Thomas Sadoski provides smooth, matter-of-fact narration that acts as a counterpoint to the chilling and unnerving story line".
|2012||Mile 81||Stephen King||Audiobook|
|2013||reasons to be pretty||Neil LaBute||Radio play, recorded for LA TheatreWorks|
|2013||reasons to be happy||Neil LaBute||Radio play, recorded for LA TheatreWorks|
|2015||The Children's Crusade||Ann Packer||Audiobook|
|2016||Zero K||Don DeLillo||Audiobook|
|2022||The Candy House||Jennifer Egan||Audiobook|
|2008||Lucille Lortel Award||Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play||Becky Shaw||Nominated|
|2009||Tony Awards||Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play||Reasons To Be Pretty||Nominated|
|2009||Drama Desk Award||Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play||Nominated|
|2009||Drama League Award||Distinguished Performance||Nominated|
|2009||Outer Critics Circle Award||Outstanding Actor in a Play||Nominated|
|2011||Lucille Lortel Award||Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play||Other Desert Cities||Won|
|2011||Obie Awards||Obie Award for Distinguished Performance by an Actor||Won|
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