Hometown: New York, New York
Birthday: November 5
Sebastian Arcelus is well-known actor in film, television and theater. He gained attention for his role as crusading journalist, Lucas Goodwin, in the critically-acclaimed series “House Of Cards.” His additional television credits include guest starring roles in “Person of Interest,” on the Network, and “The Leftovers.”
On the big screen, he will be seen in the feature film “Split,” due in theaters January 2017. His additional feature film credits include “Ted 2,” “The Best of Me” and the independent feature “The Last Day of August,” for which he also served as producer.
On Broadway, Arcelus starred in “A Time to Kill.” His additional Broadway credits include “Elf,” “Jersey Boys,” “Wicked,” “Rent” and “Good Vibrations.” Off-Broadway, he starred in “Happiness” at the Lincoln Center Theater, “The Blue Flower” at Second Stage and “Where’s Charley?” at Encores at City Center. Also, Arcelus has appeared in numerous regional and international productions, including the world premiere of William Finn’s “Songs of Innocence and Experience.”
When not on set, Arcelus spends his time trying to keep up with his young daughter while also lending his voice to numerous television commercials and animated programs, including “Dora the Explorer” and “Go, Diego, Go!”
He and his wife support several charitable causes, including Covenant House, Reaching U (an organization promoting education and social services for Uruguayan children living in poverty), Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and autism awareness and research.
Arcelus was born on Nov. 5 in New York City. Follow him on Twitter @SebArcelus.