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Thomas Sadoski is an American actor who has been on stage, screen, and in television. He is best known for his roles in the television series “The Newsroom” and “Life in Pieces.” Graduate of the Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York, Sadoski made his Broadway debut with “Reckless” before making his professional stage debut with the critically praised production “This is Our Youth.” He was nominated for various awards, including the Tony Award for Best Actor for his exceptional work in the play “Reasons to be Pretty,” and he also won the Obie Award and the Lucille Lortel Award for his outstanding work in the play “Other Desert Cities.” He has starred in movies like “Wild” and “John Wick: Chapter 2” as well as TV shows like “The Newsroom” and “The Slap.” He is the narrator of Stephen King’s novella “Mile 81,” which is available as an audiobook.

Early Childhood & Life

Thomas Sadoski grew up in College Station, Texas, after being born in New Haven, Connecticut, on July 1, 1976. He is of Italian and German ancestry from his mother’s side and of English, Swedish, and Polish ancestry from his father.
He attended the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, for one academic semester. He received his diploma from the “Circle in the Square Theatre School,” which is connected to the Broadway theater in midtown Manhattan, in 1998.

Career of Thomas Sadoski

In the Off-Broadway production of American playwright and filmmaker Kenneth Lonergan’s critically acclaimed play, “This is Our Youth,” at the Second Stage Theatre, he made his stage debut in 1998 as an understudy for the parts of Dennis Ziegler and Warren Straub.

He played Randy Hastings in the 1999 off-Broadway revival of “Gemini” by Second Stage Theatre, which ended after fourteen performances. The plays “The Hot l Baltimore” (2000), “The Skin of Our Teeth” (2000), and “Street Scene” (2001) were performed at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He was also involved with a number of other theatrical works after that.

In the meanwhile, he made his big-screen debut in Amy Heckerling’s 2000 teen romance comedy “Loser.”
In 2004, the play “Reckless,” which was presented at the Biltmore Theatre in New York, NY, marked his Broadway debut.

Prior to playing Greg in Neil LaBute’s play “Reasons to be Pretty,” he appeared in a number of other plays, which helped to advance his stage career. Greg’s performance in that play was one of his most prominent stage roles ever. The play, which was directed by Terry Kinney and was created by MCC Theater, had its world premiere on June 2, 2008, at the Off-Broadway Lucille Lortel Theater. It played there until July 5 to packed houses.

The Lyceum Theatre hosted the ‘Reasons to be Pretty’ Broadway previews starting on March 13, 2009, and the show officially debuted on April 2 and lasted for 85 performances through June 14, 2009. Sadoski received multiple nominations for his outstanding work in the highly praised play, including nominations for the 2009 Drama Desk Award for “Outstanding Actor in a Play” and the Tony Award for “Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play.”
He provided the narration for Stephen King’s novella “Mile 81,” which was published as an audiobook in January 2011. Among Sadoski’s other voiceover projects are the radio play “Reasons to be pretty” (2013) and the 2016 audiobook “Zero K” by “Don DeLillo.”

On January 13, 2011, he had an appearance as Trip Wyeth in the Off-Broadway production of Jon Robin Baitz’s play “Other Desert Cities.” The ‘Outer Critics Circle’ recognized it as the ‘Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play.’
On November 3, 2011, the Booth Theatre hosted the Broadway transfer of “Other Desert Cities.” The play was one of the 2012 “Pulitzer Prize for Drama” nominees. Sadoski won the “Obie Award” for “Distinguished Performance by an Actor” and the “Lucille Lortel Award” for “Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play” earlier in 2011.

He portrayed Don Keefer in the 2011 season of the political drama series “The Newsroom.” It is regarded as one of his most outstanding performances. The HBO television show debuted on June 24, 2012, and continued for three seasons and a total of 25 episodes until December 14, 2014.

He portrayed Paul, the lead character, in the Jean-Marc Vallée-directed biographical adventure drama film “Wild,” which had its world premiere on August 29 at the Telluride Film Festival. It then screened on September 8 at the Toronto International Film Festival and on September 24 at the San Diego Film Festival before going on general release in North America on December 3.
In the drama film ‘I Smile Back,’ which was directed by Adam Salky and had its world premiere on January 25, 2015 at the Sundance Film Festival, he played the role of Donny. Prior to having a limited release on October 23, it was also chosen to screen at a number of film festivals, including the “Toronto International Film Festival” on September 16, 2015. ‘John Wick’ (2014) and ‘John Wick: Chapter Two’ (2017) are two further noteworthy movies with Sadoski in them.

He played Gary in the television miniseries “The Slap,” which aired on NBC from February 12 to April 2, 2015, for a season of 8 episodes.

Since September 21, 2015, Sadoski has played the lead character of Matthew “Matt” Short in the American sitcom television series “Life in Pieces,” which is broadcast on CBS. On May 12, 2018, CBS announced that the show, which has already finished its third season, will return for a fourth.

Individual Life of Thomas Sadoski

He wed casting director Kimberly Hope in 2007, however, the union ultimately ended in divorce in October 2015.
He began dating American actress, model, and singer-songwriter Amanda Seyfried in the early months of 2016 and proposed to her on September 12. He wed Seyfried on March 12, 2017, and on the 24th of that month, it was revealed that the couple had a baby girl, their first child.

Net Worth of Thomas Sadoski

The estimated net worth of Thomas Sadoski is around $1 million.