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Aug 12

Sean Maher

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Sean Maher is well known to television and film audiences for his role as ‘Dr. Simon Tam’ in Joss Whedon’s critically acclaimed series “Firefly” and the feature “Serenity”.
Maher was born and raised in New York where he attended the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. He moved to Los Angeles after landing the coveted title role in the FOX drama “Ryan Caufield: Year One.” Upon the cancellation of that series Maher secured a holding deal with FOX and collaborated with the network on the well loved series “Party Of Five” as well as Darren Star’s “The $treet”. With the birth of his daughter in 2007 Maher took a few years off from acting to be a stay at home dad.
Sean appeared in the Season 2 finale of “Looking” for HBO, directed by Andrew Haigh. Additionally, he was seen recurring as Mark Scheffer¹ (aka Shrapnel) on the hit series “Arrow” for The CW. Maher won praise for his portrayal of ‘Don John’ in Joss Whedon’s feature film adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” and starred in the indie sci-fi feature “ISRA-88″ as well as the feature “People You May Know.” He starred opposite Academy Award Nominee June Squibb in the short film “The Visit.” Additional TV credits include “The Mentalist”, “Human Target,” and “Warehouse 13″. Maher reunited with many of his Firefly colleagues for the series “Con Man.” He is also the voice of ‘Nightwing’ for the Warner Bros / DC Comics animated universe.