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Sean Patrick Hayes was born and raised in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. His father, Ronald, a lithographer, left the family when Sean was a young child, leaving his mother to raise Sean and his four siblings as a single mother. His mother, Mary, works at a food bank. Sean supported himself as a classical pianist and as a member of a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Golden Globes. Another 14 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Will & Grace
Will & Grace Jack McFarland
(1998-2017)
The Bucket List
(2007)
Monsters University
(2013)
Grimm
Grimm Producer
(2011-2017)

Filmography

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 2017 The History of Comedy (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Politics Aside (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Cultural Divide (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Ripped from the Headlines (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Spark of Madness (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Comedy of Real Life (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2017 Grimm (TV Series) (executive producer - 118 episodes)
- Where the Wild Things Were (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Blood Magic (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Tree People (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Son Also Rises (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Breakfast in Bed (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Micah the Asshole Ghost (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016 Imaginary Friend (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016 Crowded (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Come Back (2016) ... (executive producer)
- In Hiding (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Daughter (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Better Man (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Unemployable (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2012-2016 The Soul Man (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Hangin' with Mr. Cupper (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Brother, Can You Spare a Kidney? (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Obama Drama (2014) ... (executive producer)
- All the Way Live (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Get Thee Behind Me (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2010-2015 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series) (executive producer - 124 episodes)
- Vegas Baby/I Hate Goodbyes (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Say Yes to the Mess (2015) ... (executive producer)
- All About Elka (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Kitchen Nightmare (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Cleveland Calendar Girls (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Grimm: Meltdown (TV Mini-Series short) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Dance with the Dammerzustand (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Tight Squeeze (2014) ... (executive producer)
- On Hands and Knees (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Deep Freeze (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2014 Sean Saves the World (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- The Joy of Ex (2014) ... (executive producer)
- I Know Why the Caged Bird Zings (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Wrath of Sean (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Best Friends for Never (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The Good, the Bad and the Sean (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Grimm: Love Is in the Air (TV Series short) (executive producer)
 2013 Hollywood Game Night (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- That Celebrity Game Show (2013) ... (executive producer)
- America's Got Game Night (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Purr-ty People (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Saturday Night Reunion (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Don't Kill My Buzz-er (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2008 Man Stroke Woman (TV Movie) (producer)
 2007 Eight Days a Week (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 What News? (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Situation: Comedy (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Sperm Donor (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2005 Stephen's Life (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Geico Direct insurance. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sean P. Hayes | Sean Patrick Hayes

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[When asked about the early pressures of playing a gay character, Jack, on "Will & Grace" starting in the late 1990s] I was so young. It made me go back in the closet [with the media] because I was so overwhelmed at 26 or 27. I didn't want the responsibility, I didn't know how to handle the responsibility of speaking for the gay community. I always felt like I owed them a huge apology for coming ... See more »

Trivia:

Wanted to star in a spin off series from Will & Grace (1998), but after seeing what happened to Friends (1994) spin off Joey (2004) on NBC, he decided against it. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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