D.B. Sweeney is from Shoreham, Long Island. He got his start in the New York theatre with appearances in many productions including a run on Broadway in "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial". He was selected by Francis Ford Coppola to star in the Vietnam era drama Gardens of Stone (1987). This began a string of performances including Shoeless Joe Jackson in Eight Men Out (1988), Dish Boggett in Lonesome Dove (1989), Travis Walton in Fire in the Sky (1993), and as Doug Dorsey the hockey player turned figure skater in the classic romantic comedy The Cutting Edge (1992). His television work includes Strange Luck (1995), C-16: FBI (1997) and Harsh Realm (1999) with appearances in Jericho (2006), Crash (2008), The Event (2010), and the Emmy-winning Miss Rose White (1992). He also produced, directed and co-wrote the cult film Two Tickets to Paradise (2006) which received more than a dozen awards at major film festivals. His latest creation as writer/director is the comedy short Two Dum Micks co-starring Sean Astin which has won over 50 festival awards.
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