• Jeremy Sisto is an actor, producer and screenwriter, born on 6 October 1974 in Grass Valley, California, USA.
• He made his film debut in 1991, and was shortlisted for the leading role in James Cameron's Titanic in 199•
• He gained widespread acclaim for his performance in the HBO comedy-drama series 'Six Feet Under' from 2001 to 2005.
• He is also a producer and screenwriter, and has had a number of voiceover roles throughout his career.
• As of 2021, his estimated net worth is more than $6 million.
Who is Jeremy Sisto?
Jeremy Merton Sisto is an actor, producer and screenwriter, known for his roles in TV series such as “Six Feet Under”, “FBI”, and “Law & Order”. He was born in Grass Valley, California, USA, on 6 October 1974, so his zodiac sign is Libra.
Like many other actors, Jeremy was born into a family of creatives. His father, Richard, is a renowned jazz musician and music professor, while his mother, Reedy, is an actress. Jeremy’s older sister, Meadow, also grew up to be an actress, probably still known best for her portrayal of Caroline in the 1992 movie “Captain Ron”.
His parents separated when he was very young, and his father later married the fabric artist Penny Sisto. Jeremy lived with his mother and sister in the lower Sierra Nevada Mountains, before they moved to Chicago, Illinois when he was seven years old.
There, he attended Francis W. Parker School until 12th grade, but had his first acting gig at the age of 10, in the music video for “We’re Not Gonna Take It” by Twisted Sisters. In his teenage years, Jeremy started working with local theatre companies, and while still attending high school, he landed his first movie role, in the 1991 drama “Grand Canyon”. After matriculating, he was accepted into the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), but his acting career took off, and he became a full-time actor.
Movies and TV shows
After making his film debut in 1991, Jeremy followed with roles in the TV movies “Desperate Choices” (1992) and “The Shaggy Dog” (1994). In 1995, he played a rich teenager in the coming-of-age comedy “Clueless”, appearing alongside Alicia Silverstone and Stacey Dash; in the same year, he was shortlisted for the leading role in James Cameron’s “Titanic”, but ultimately lost out to Leonardo DiCaprio. Three years later, he starred as Jesus Christ in the CBS mini-series “Jesus”.
From 2001 to 2005, Jeremy played one of his most notable roles to date, in the HBO comedy-drama series “Six Feet Under”, portraying Billy Chenowith, an artist suffering from bipolar disorder. The series received wide critical acclaim, and Jeremy himself was nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards for his performance.
Concurrently, also in 2001, he starred alongside Jennifer Lopez in the romantic drama movie “Angel Eyes”, and the year 2003 was big for Jeremy, who had leading roles in three films, “Thirteen”, “The Movie Hero”, and the horror “Wrong Turn”.
In 2008, he joined the cast of the popular crime series “Law & Order”, replacing Milena Govich as the detective Cyrus Lupo, the partner of Ed Green (played by Jesse L. Martin). It wasn’t his first appearance in “Law & Order”, however, as he had actually played a lawyer in the finale episode of the 2007 season. Jeremy stayed in the show until 2011.
Later in 2011, Jeremy joined the cast of the sitcom “Suburgatory”, playing the role of George Altman, the divorced father of the show’s lead character. In 2013, he received a nomination for a Critics’ Choice Award in the Best Actor in a Comedy Series category for his performance as George; the series was canceled in 2014.
From 2016 through 2018, Jeremy played the role of Sgt. Robert Miltenberg in the crime drama series “Ice”, centered on the world of diamond production. Since 2018, we can catch him in another crime series – “FBI” – in which he plays Jubal Valentine, the Assistant Special Agent in Charge.
Jeremy has also had a number of voiceover roles throughout his career, in several animated movies and series, which include “American Dad”, “Batman: The Animated Series”, “Robot Chicken”, and “Frozen II”.
Don’t miss the big crossover event! The FBI’s are coming this tuesday! @FBICBS pic.twitter.com/Uvdb2uTojr
— Jeremy Sisto (@JeremySisto) September 18, 2021
Aside from his work in films and on TV, Sisto is also a seasoned theatre actor. In 2003, played Shane Mungitt on the Los Angeles stage in the play “Take Me Out”, written by Richard Greenberg. For his performance in the play, he was nominated for a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award.
Three years later, Jeremy made his Broadway debut in “Festen”, a stage adaptation of the Danish movie of the same name, followed in 2010 by starring in a production of “Spirit Control” at the New York City Center, gaining rave reviews for his performance as Adam Wyatt.
Furthermore, Jeremy is not only an established actor but also a producer and screenwriter, and has worked behind the camera on movies such as “Hook, Line and Sinker” (2011), and “Kids Like You & Me” (2013).
In 2013 and 2014, Jeremy worked on his first project as both a screenwriter and producer, for the comedy film “Break Point”, in which he also played the lead character. The film had its premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas in March 2014; it centers on a struggling doubles tennis player, Jimmy Price (played by Jeremy), who’s trying to find a new partner to join him on the tennis court. Also starring in the film are David Walton and Adam Devine. In the following year, he produced and starred in the horror thriller “Hangman”.
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Family and Children
Jeremy has married two times. He married his first wife, fellow actress Marisa Ryan, in August 1993 – they were both 18 years old at the time They had a typical Las Vegas wedding but then separated only a few days later, although remaining legally married until June 2002.
In October 2009, Jeremy married his then-girlfriend Addie Lane, having earlier that year welcomed their first child, a daughter named Charlie-Ballerina. In 2012, Addie gave birth to their son, Sebastian Kick.
In his spare time, Jeremy enjoys playing the guitar, or going for a game of boccie (Italian bowling). He’s a very spiritual person and has been a practitioner of Transcendental Meditation since 2001.
As of 2023, the 48 years old actor has an estimated net worth of more than $6 million. In 2013, it was reported that he’d paid close to $2.5 million for a mansion in the Hollywood Hills in California. He and his wife started renovating the house, but eventually stopped and listed it for sale for $2.4 million. In April 2021, Jeremy bought a 3.2-acre (12,950m²) property in Westchester County, New York for $2.75 million.