Jeremy Sisto Biography

Jeremy Sisto is an American-born actor, producer and writer. He is mostly known for playing the character of Billy Chenowith on HBO’s series “Six Feet Under” and Cyrus Lupo on NBC’s “Law and Order”. But he is also credited for appearances in various movies, the most popular ones being “Clueless” (1995), “Thirteen” (2003) and “Jesus” (1999).

Jeremy Sisto started off his career in 1991 when he appeared alongside Kevin Klein and Steve Martin in “Grand Canyon” (1991). But between 1991 and 1999 he would simply continue on to build up his career where is acted in some direct to video movies but has also managed to make it big with some. “Clueless” (1995), “Hideaway” (1995), “Suicide Kings” (1997) and “Jesus” (1999) were the movies that defined his career back then. He was also auditioning for the role on James Cameron’s “Titanic” (1997), but he would lose that role eventually to Leonardo Di Caprio.


Jeremy Sisto in “Law and Order”

In 2000 he landed his most important role on HBO’s “Six Feet Under” and was nominated twice for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. He would continue this period with roles in “Wrong Turn” (2003), “Thirteen” (2003) and “The Movie Hero.” He also made an appearance in the final of “Dawson’s Creek.” But by playing to role of Shane Mungitt, a bigoted baseball player turned gay, in the play “Take me Out,” was where he really showed his acting potential. For that role he was nominated for the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award.

He also continued doing some probably unortodoxed gigs, like appearing in Maroon 5’s video “Wake Up Call” and even voicing Batman in DC’s animated cartoon “Justice League: The New Frontier” (2008). After that he was also brought on as Detective Cyrus Lupo on NBC’s “Law and Order” series. His latest roles included staring on ABC’s comedy series “Suburgatory,” appearing in the US adaptation of the French show “The Returned” and voicing Talon in yet another DC animated movie “Batman and Robin.” In 2014 he co-wrote the comedy movie “Break Point” with Gene Hong. His current roles include appearing on shows like “The Jury” and “Ice.”

Net Worth and Salary

Thanks to his already long career in the movies and on television, Jeremy Sisto has gathered quite a hefty sum of money for him. He is still a working actor and he still has a lot of opportunities in front of him and being voted one of the sexiest men on television certainly helps him getting more roles. His current net worth is valued at 6 million dollars but it is a figure which he will certainly mange to enlarge in the years in front of him.


Jeremy Sisto in “Wrong Turn” (2003)

Partner and Family

Jeremy Sisto has been married two times and divorced once. He actually married actress Marisa Ryan in 1993 in Las Vegas back when they were both 18 and very young. The marriage did not last for long. Well actually it did because they broke up only a while after that but their marriage was ongoing till 2002 when it was finally legalized. Throughout his career Jeremy was also cited with such celebrities as Reese Witherspoon and Rachel Griffiths both of whom he was dating at one point. But Jeremy decided to settle down with his long time girlfriend Addie Lane after they got their first child. After the birth of their daughter, who they named Charlie-Ballerina, the couple got married on 2009 in New York City Hall with a small congregation of family and friends. Later on in 2012 they got their second child, this time a son, who they named Bastian Kick Sisto. Jeremy and his wife Addie along with their two children live together happily in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles together.


Jeremy Sisto with his wife Addie Lane


Jeremy Sisto was born on October 6, 1974 in Grass Valley, California. His mother is Reedy Gibbs, and she was also an actress, while his father was a jazz musician called Richard “Dick” Sisto. He also has a sister and she is also in show business working as an actress, named Meadow Sisto. Since his parents got divorced when Jeremy was still young he ended up living with his mother and sister. He first stayed at Sierra Nevada Mountains and then moved to Chicago when he was seven. He changed schools a few times as he was forced to move but would eventually graduate from UCLA and after which he began acting as a full time job. This makes him currently 42 years old.

Height and Weight

Jeremy Sisto is quite tall and looks manly and it is the reason why he was voted one of the sexiest actors on TV. He is 6’1” tall and weight exactly 81 kg. He still looks very handsome and has a lot in front of him for which he can aspire and make new roles.


Jeremy Sisto today

Is Jeremy Sisto Gay?

Jeremy Sisto is not gay. His sexual orientation is heterosexual and he is very much interested into woman. You can credit this to a long dating career where he has had relationships with some famous actresses from the business. He is also in a long marriage with his wife with whom he is very happy to be with and they have two children to confirm it. The only time he was rumored to be gay was because of the role he played which was at the same time one of his best acting performance that he ever did.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Jeremy Sisto is an American citizen which makes his nationality American as well while he belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group. There are no information about his background or further ancestors.

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Born:,October 6. 1974.
Net Worth:,$ 6 million
Hair Color:,Black
Eye Color:,Brown
Weight:,81 kg
Married to:,Addie Lane
Affair with:,N/A
Birth Sign:,Libra

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