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Jeremy Sisto
Born Jeremy Merton Sisto
October 6, 1974 (1974-10-06) (age 35)
Grass Valley, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1991 – present
Spouse(s) Marisa Ryan (1993-2002) (divorced)
Addie Lane (2009-present) 1 child

Jeremy Merton Sisto (born October 6, 1974) is an American actor, who is probably best known for his recurring role as Billy Chenowith on the HBO series Six Feet Under and Detective Lupo on Law & Order. His movies include Clueless, Suicide Kings, Thirteen and Jesus.

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Biography

Early life

Jeremy Sisto was born in Grass Valley, California, the son of Reedy Gibbs, an actress and farmer, and Richard Sisto, a farmer, jazz musician and educator.[1] His parents divorced in 1980.[2] His elder sister, Meadow Sisto, an American actress mostly known for playing Caroline in the 1992 film Captain Ron,[3] got him involved in acting. He was raised in Chicago and attended the Francis W. Parker School. Jeremy Sisto appeared in the film Grand Canyon while attending high school. After studying at UCLA he began acting full-time.

Career

Jeremy Sisto played Jesus in a Biblical TV movie.

At a young age, he appeared in the Twisted Sister video "We're Not Gonna Take It". Sisto played a killer in Hideaway, a rich spoiled brat in Clueless and White Squall, Jesus and Julius Caesar in the eponymous mini-series, a patient diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder in Inside, a former drug addict in Thirteen, and an abusive husband in Waitress. Sisto made a name as Billy, the brother of Brenda Chenowith, in the HBO series Six Feet Under. He also appeared in the 2003 series finale of the WB's Dawson's Creek, as Joey Potter's boyfriend.

Besides acting, Sisto discovered a new interest in working behind the scenes. In 1998, he produced the (unreleased) movie Taken, together with his friend Ethan Embry. He also produced the films Three Women of Pain and Paranoia 1.0. In April 2003, he started his own production company, Dima Entertainment. In 2006, he appeared on Broadway in Festen. In the same year, he starred in the short-lived NBC drama series Kidnapped. In July 2007, Sisto was featured in the Maroon 5 video for the song "Wake Up Call". He played a man who was sleeping with the girlfriend of Adam Levine.

In 2008, Sisto joined the cast of the crime drama Law & Order as Detective Cyrus Lupo, replacing the outgoing Milena Govich. He had previously appeared on the show as a lawyer in the previous season's finale. He voiced Batman in the direct-to-video movie Justice League: The New Frontier.[citation needed]

Personal life

Sisto married Marisa Ryan in the 1990s; the couple divorced in 2002.[4] In the summer of 2009 he had a daughter, Charlie, with then-girlfriend Addie Lane; he married Lane in October 2009.[4]

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Preceded by
Rino Romano
Voice of Batman
2008
Succeeded by
Kevin Conroy







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