• 5 January 1969
  •  Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Shea Whigham


Born in Florida, educated at Purchase, and coming from the NYC based theatre scene, Shea Whigham's big break came when director Joel Schumacher cast him opposite Colin Farrell in Tigerland (2000). Since then he has racked up impressive credits working with such legendary Hollywood directors as Martin Scorcese, Robert Redford, Terrence Malick, Werner Herzog, Oliver Stone, David O'Russell and Robert Rodriguez as well as the next generation such as Tim Van Patten, David Gordon Green and Jeff Nichols, among others. Shea has worked opposite such forces as Robert DeNiro, Anthony Hopkins, Christian Bale, Sean Penn and many others; and continues his role as 'Eli Thompson' on HBO's award-winning series Boardwalk Empire. He is married with 4 children and splits his time between NY and LA.


Movie Name Release Date
Joker 2019-10-02
Beirut 2018-04-11
Bad Company 2002-06-07
Lila & Eve 2015-07-31
Cop Car 2015-08-07
Machete 2010-09-01
Faith of My Fathers 2005-05-30
All the Real Girls 2003-08-01
Tigerland 2000-09-22
Lords of Dogtown 2005-06-03