Shea Whigham Bio, Age, Wiki, Family, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Movies, Joker, To the Stars

Shea Whigham (Franklin Shea Whigham Jr.) is an American actor known for He portraing Elias “Eli” Thompson in the HBO drama series Boardwalk Empire.

Shea Whigham Biography

Shea Whigham (Franklin Shea Whigham Jr.) is an American actor known for He portraing Elias “Eli” Thompson in the HBO drama series Boardwalk Empire. He also had supporting roles in Death Note, Kong: Skull Island and True Detective. He appeared as Agent Michael Stasiak in Fast & Furious and Fast & Furious 6.

Shea Whigham Age

He was born on January 5, 1969 in Tallahassee, Florida, United States. He is 54 years old as of 2023.

Shea Whigham Height

He stands at a height of ‎5 feet 9 inches(175 cm).

Shea Whigham Family

Whigham was born in Tallahassee, Florida but his family moved to Lake Mary, Florida when he was five years old. He is the son of attorney Frank and school librarian Beth.

Shea Whigham Wife

He is married to Christine Whigham and together they have one child.

Shea Whigham Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $15 million which he has earned through his acting career.

Shea Whigham
Shea Whigham

Shea Whigham Salary

He earns over $600,000 as salary annually.

Shea Whigham Education

Whigham attended Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas, and then transferred to the State University of New York at Purchase, New York, where he was part of a small acting program with only 31 students and a graduating class of eight seniors.

After graduating, Whigham co-founded New York City theatre troupe The Rorschach Group with his college roommate Kirk Acevedo, and served as an actor and artistic director with the troupe for three years.

Shea Whigham Career

In 1997, he appeared in one episode of the television series Ghost Stories before he received a starring role in the 2000 film Tigerland. Whigham went on to appear in the television films Submerged, R.U.S./H., and Paradise before acting in the 2003 film All the Real Girls.

Between 2004 and 2006, Whigham appeared in the Japanese film Out of This World, the drama television series Medical Investigation, and the films Water, Lords of Dogtown, Man of the House, Faith of My Fathers, Psychic Driving, and South of Heaven.

He then appeared in Pride and Glory and co-starred in the horror film Splinter, the thriller Creek, and the science fiction film Radio Free Albemuth.

Whigham had a regular leading role on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire as Elias “Eli” Thompson, sheriff of Atlantic County, New Jersey for the show’s entire run. In 2014, he appeared in the HBO series True Detective playing a role as disillusioned former minister Joel Theriot. He also had roles in American Hustle, The Wolf of Wall Street, Silver Linings Playbook, Term Life, and Kong: Skull Island.

In 2018, Shea Whigham appeared in the films First Man, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, and Bad Times at the El Royale. He also appeared in both seasons of HBO’s Vice Principals as Ray Liptrapp and appeared in Fargo and the miniseries Waco.

Whigham starred in the television series Homecoming alongside Julia Roberts for which he was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Whigham has appeared in several projects alongside actors Paul Sparks and Michael Shannon, both of whom starred on Boardwalk Empire and Waco. The two also appeared together in Take Shelter.

Shea Whigham To the Stars

In the 2019 movie ‘To the Stars’ Shea plays the role of Hank Deerborne.

Shea Whigham Joker

Whigham plays the role of Detective Burke in the 2019 movie ‘Joker’.

Shea Whigham Fargo

In the 2014 TV series ‘Fargo’ Shea plays the role of Moe Dammick.

Shea Whigham First Man

Shea plays the role of Gus Grissom in the 2018 movie First Man.

Shea Whigham Homecoming

In the tv series Homecoming(2018 to 2020) Shea played the role of Thomas Carrasco.

Shea Whigham Weight Loss

Whigham lost some weight for the role in movie ‘Small Engine Repairs’ as Packie.

Shea Whigham Movies

Year

Title

Role

2019

To the Stars

Hank Deerborne

2019

Joker

Bill Washington

2018

The Catcher Was a Spy

Joe Cronin

2018

Beirut

Gary Ruzak

2018

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Andy Wheeldon

2018

First Man

Gus Grissom

2018

Bad Times at the El Royale

Dr. Woodbury Laurence

2018

City of Lies

Frank Lyga

2018

Vice

Wayne Vincent

2017

Kong: Skull Island

Earl Cole

2017

Death Note

James Turner

2017

Wheelman

Motherfucker

2016

Star Trek Beyond

Teenaxi Leader

2016

Term Life

Marty Miller

2015

Lila & Eve

Detective Holliston

2015

Cop Car

Man

2015

Knight of Cups

Jim

2014

Non-Stop

Agent Marenick

2013

Fast & Furious 6

Agent Michael Stasiak

2013

American Hustle

Carl Elway

2013

The Wolf of Wall Street

Captain Ted Beecham

2012

Big Miracle

SAR Pilot Conrad

2012

Savages

Chad

2012

Silver Linings Playbook

Jake Solitano

2011

Take Shelter

Dewart

2011

The Lincoln Lawyer

Dwayne Jeffrey “DJ” Corliss

2011

This Must Be the Place

Ernie Ray

2011

Catch .44

Billy

2010

Radio Free Albemuth

Phil

2010

Barry Munday

Donald

2010

Machete

Sniper

2010

The Conspirator

Capt. Cottingham

2009

Blood Creek

Luke Benny

2009

The Killing Room

Tony Mazzolla

2009

Spooner

Stan Manfretti

2009

Fast & Furious

Agent Michael Stasiak

2009

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

Justin

2008

South of Heaven

Mad Dog Mantee

2008

Pride and Glory

Kenny Dugan

2008

Splinter

Dennis Farell

2006

Wristcutters: A Love Story

Eugene

2006

First Snow

Vincent McClure

2005

Man of the House

Ranger Holt

2005

Lords of Dogtown

Drake Landon

2005

Psychic Driving

Ryan Barrett

2004

Out of This World

Russell Reade

2004

Water

Daniel West

2003

All the Real Girls

Tip

2002

Bad Company

Agent Wells

2000

Tigerland

Pvt. Wilson

1998

Of Love & Fantasy

Craig

Shea Whigham Tv Shows

Year

Title

Role

Notes

2019

Modern Love

In production; 1 episode

2018

Waco

Mitch Decker

Miniseries; 6 episodes

2018

Homecoming

Thomas Carrasco

6 episodes

2018

Dirty John

William Meehan

Episode: “Lord High Executioner”

2017

The Legend of Master Legend

Peanut-Head

Pilot

2017

Fargo

Moe Dammick

5 episodes

2017

Narcos

Agent Duffy

2 episodes

2016–2017

Vice Principals

Ray Liptrapp

15 episodes

2015

Agent Carter

Roger Dooley

7 episodes

2015

Justified

Merrill

Episode: “Collateral”

2014

True Detective

Joel Theriot

2 episodes

2010–2014

Boardwalk Empire

Elias “Eli” Thompson

49 episodes
Main role

2009

Lie to Me

Jered Blunt

Episode: “Life Is Priceless”

2009

Numb3rs

Tom Kardum

Episode: “The Fifth Man”

2009

Medium

Patrick Wilkes

Episode: “New Terrain”

2007

Standoff

Andre / Jared Kendall

Episode: “Ex-Factor”

2006

ER

Bobby Kenyon

3 episodes

2005

Faith of My Fathers

Norris Overly

Television film

2004

Medical Investigation

Barrett Fidler

2 episodes

2004

Paradise

Jeremiah Alcott

Television film

2002

R.U.S./H.

Odell Tippy

Pilot

2001

Submerged

Capt. Oliver Naquin

Television film

1997

Ghost Stories

Eric Duke

Episode: “Cold in the Grave”

 

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