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Thomas Sadoski

Ex officio member

Thomas Sadoski will next be seen in the JD Dillard-directed film DEVOTION, the true story of U.S. Navy fighter pilots Jesse Brown and Tom Hudner, in which he stars opposite Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell. He is also set to star opposite Patricia Clarkson on LILLY, a story about the life of pay equity activist Lilly Ledbetter, in which he plays Jon Goldfarb, the civil rights attorney who backed Ledbetter all the way to the Supreme Court in her compensation battle.

Sadoski’s additional film credits include THE MIMIC; LEMONADE; KILLING ELEANOR; THE LAST WORD, directed by Mark Pellington and starring Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried; the critically-acclaimed film I SMILE BACK with Sarah Silverman and Josh Charles, the award-winning John Marc Vallee film WILD with Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern, JOHN WICK and JOHN WICK: CHAPTER TWO with Keanu Reeves, TAKE CARE with Leslie Bibb, as well as THE DRAMATICS, 30 BEATS, THE NEW TWENTY, CIRCLEDRAWERS, LOSER, HAPPY HOUR and WINTER SOLSTICE.

On the small screen, he most recently starred opposite Edie Falco on the CBS series “Tommy.” Prior to that he starred on the hit CBS comedy “Life in Pieces” and in HBO’s Golden Globe-nominated Aaron Sorkin series “The Newsroom.” His additional television credits include the NBC mini-series, “The Slap,” a recurring role on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and guest starring roles on and “Ugly Betty,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and “Law & Order.”

A veteran of the stage, Sadoski most recently starred in the Public Theater production of the new Suzan-Lori Parks play, White Noise, directed by Oskar Eustis with Daveed Diggs.  Over the course of his stage career, he has starred in and earned raves for his performances in a wide variety of Broadway and off-Broadway productions.  His most recent New York stage appearance was opposite Amanda Seyfried in the off-Broadway production of Neil LaBute’s The Way We Get By.  His previous collaboration with LaBute on reasons to be pretty earned Sadoski a nomination for a Tony Award in the Leading Actor Category, as well as Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Award nominations.  Sadoski’s other Broadway credits include Other Desert Cities for which he won an Obie Award, The House of Blue Leaves with Ben Stiller and Edie Falco, and Reckless, his Broadway debut opposite Mary-Louise Parker.  Off-Broadway credits include Sam Mendes’s Bridge Project productions of As You Like It and The Tempest (BAM, The Old Vic and a seven-country international tour), Becky Shaw for which he won a Lucille Lortel Award, This is Our Youth with Mark Ruffalo, the world premiere of Elizabeth Merriweather’s The Mistakes Madeline Made, Gemini, Stay, Where We’re Born, Jump/Cut, All This Intimacy, and The General From America.   Additionally, Sadoski starred in a critically acclaimed production of David Sedaris’s one-man show Santaland Diaries at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theater, which was performed two consecutive seasons due to popular demand, and he has starred in five productions at the renowned Williamstown Theater Festival.

A graduate of Circle in the Square Theater School in New York City, Sadoski has worked extensively to help develop new theatrical works at New Dramatists, The Lark, The Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center and the Sundance Institute.

In his free time, Sadoski sits on the board of the non-profit organizations INARA, War Child and Refugees International, which work to support women and children affected by war. He is also a member of the International Advisory Committee for Fortify Rights.