Searcy at the Naval Medical Center San Diego, 2013
March 7, 1959|
Cullowhee, North Carolina,
|Spouse(s)||Leslie Riley (1986-present)|
Nick Searcy (born March 7, 1959) is an American actor best known for portraying Chief Deputy United States Marshal Art Mullen on FX's Justified. He also had a major role in the Tom Hanks-produced miniseries From the Earth to the Moon as Deke Slayton. He will be directing an upcoming film about convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell.
Life and career
Searcy was born in Cullowhee, North Carolina. He is a graduate of Cullowhee High School. He then briefly attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in English.
From 1982 to 1989, Searcy lived in New York where he did Off-Broadway plays. Some of these included Guys and Dolls, Cabaret and Jesus Christ Superstar. When he moved back to North Carolina, he began to act in features that were shooting locally. Small parts in Days of Thunder (1990) and The Prince of Tides led to the role of the malicious Frank in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991).
Searcy has appeared in several television series. He had a recurring role as Brett on Thunder Alley, was a series regular on American Gothic and guest starred on Murder One and Nash Bridges with Don Johnson. He was a regular character on the UPN series Seven Days from 1998 to 2001, and played Barry Martin on the ABC series Rodney, which starred Rodney Carrington, from 2004 to 2006. He has also starred in several TV movies, including In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (1994), Stolen Innocence (1995) and Le Jeu de l'oie (1980). In 2014 he appeared in the CBS drama Intelligence.
In the summer of 1996, Searcy produced, directed and acted in his independent feature, Paradise Falls (1997), written by Sean Bridgers, and they won a Hollywood Discovery Award at the Hollywood Film Festival for Best Feature Film (Under $1 Million) and Best Dramatic Feature at the Charleston, S.C., 1997 WorldFest. Since then, he has appeared in films such as Cast Away (2000), One Hour Photo (2002), Runaway Jury (2003), and The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2005).
He is slated to direct the upcoming film Gosnell, a true crime drama based on the serial infant killer Kermit Gosnell.
Searcy resides in Southern California with his wife, actress Leslie Riley, and their two children, Chloe and Omar.
|Intelligence||2014||General Greg Carter|
|Petals on the Wind||2014||Dr. Reeves|
|Justified||2010–2015||Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Art Mullen|
|The Last Song||2010||Tom Blakelee|
|Blood Done Sign My Name||2010|
|The Ugly Truth||2009||Stuart|
|Eagle Eye||2008||David Johnson (uncredited)|
|The Comebacks||2007||Mr. Truman|
|Welcome to Paradise||2007||Reverend Ellington|
|An American Crime||2007|
|The Dead Girl||2006|
|The Lost Cause||2004|
|The Assassination of Richard Nixon||2004|
|The Last Summer||2004|
|Head of State||2003||Brian Lewis|
|One Hour Photo||2002||Repairman|
|Double Teamed||2002||Larry Burge|
|The Angel Doll||2000|
|From the Earth to the Moon||1998||Deke Slayton|
|Seven Days||1998–2001||Nathan Ramsey|
|A Step Toward Tomorrow||1996|
|The Fugitive||1993||Sheriff Rollins|
|House of Cards||1993|
|Losers in Love||1993|
|The Real McCoy||1993|
|Fried Green Tomatoes||1991||Frank Bennett|
|The Prince of Tides||1991|
|Days of Thunder||1990|
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