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Sean Bridgers is a Actor American born on 15 march 1968 at Chapel Hill (USA)

Sean Bridgers

Sean Bridgers
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Birth name Sean MacKenzie Bridgers
Nationality USA
Birth 15 march 1968 (54 years) at Chapel Hill (USA)

Sean Bridgers (born Sean MacKenzie Bridgers; March 15, 1968) is an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer, well known for his role as Johnny Burns on the HBO series Deadwood and on the SundanceTV original series Rectify as Trey Willis. Additional to many roles in television and film since 1991, Bridgers received acclaim and awards for the independent film Paradise Falls, which he wrote and produced. He also received praise for his lead role in Lucky McKee's horror film The Woman and another Moderncine film, Jug Face, as well as notable roles in Sweet Home Alabama and Nell.


Bridgers was born in 1968 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to Ben and Sue Ellen Bridgers. Ben was the tribal attorney for the Cherokee Indian tribe and published a memoir and books of poetry. Sue Ellen is a novelist with 7 published novels. Sean Bridgers graduated from St. Andrew's-Sewanee School and Western Carolina University. In interviews Bridgers has mentioned that as a screenwriter he is influenced by his favorite author Mark Twain and developed an interest in acting after seeing Robert Duvall in Tender Mercies when he was 14 years old. As a result of admiring Duvall's performance, Bridgers started watching everything by Tender Mercies screenwriter Horton Foote, and Duvall and Foote became his biggest creative influences. His son Jackson Bridgers has acted in roles on Justified and Deadwood, as well as his daughter Kate Bridgers, who starred in Bridgers' 2012 short, The Birthday Present.

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Room (2015)

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Filmography of Sean Bridgers (21 films)

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The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Hitler
Actors Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Ron Livingston, Sean Bridgers, Ellar Coltrane
Roles Mr. Gardner / Mr. Gardner's Son
Rating56% 2.8464952.8464952.8464952.8464952.846495
Pendant les années 80, un vieil homme, Calvin Barr (Sam Elliott), vit ses derniers jours dans sa ville natale, avec son chien. Barr se souvient de son passé pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, alors qu'il servait en tant que soldat des forces spéciales pendant une mission pour assassiner Adolf Hitler; il réussit sa mission, mais l'opération fut classée secrète et ne fut jamais révélée au grand public. Barr continue ses activités quotidiennes, en particulier rendre visite au salon de coiffure de son frère Ed (Larry Miller), quand il tient tête à un gang de voyous qui essaye de voler sa voiture et est suivi par de mystérieux hommes dans une voiture du gouvernement.
The Whole Truth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Keanu Reeves, Gabriel Basso III, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Renée Zellweger, James Belushi, Sean Bridgers
Roles Arthur Westin
Rating62% 3.10443.10443.10443.10443.1044
Defense attorney Richard Ramsay (Keanu Reeves), works on a tough case to defend 17-year-old Mike Lassiter (Gabriel Basso), who is suspected of murdering his wealthy father. Ramsay enlists the help of a young lawyer Janelle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), who is determined to find out the truth about what happened that day.
The Whole Truth, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Keanu Reeves, Renée Zellweger, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Gabriel Basso III, Sean Bridgers, Mattie Liptak
Roles Arthur Westin
Rating62% 3.104383.104383.104383.104383.10438
Un procureur se bat pour faire innocenter son client, un adolescent accusé du meurtre de son père.
Midnight Special, 1h52
Directed by Jeff Nichols
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Adventure
Actors Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Joel Edgerton, Jaeden Martell, Scott Haze
Roles Fredrick (Ranch Member)
Rating65% 3.2961653.2961653.2961653.2961653.296165
Roy is a father desperate to protect his uniquely gifted, eight-year-old son Alton. Joined by Joel Edgerton and Kirsten Dunst's characters, this group must race to get Alton to a secret location all while being hunted by an extreme religious sect led by Sam Shepard and a government task force headed up by Adam Driver. It is a full-on chase, the outcome of which could bring about a world-changing event.
Free State of Jones
Directed by Gary Ross
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Biography, Action, Historical
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism, Political films
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keri Russell, Mahershala Ali, Brendan Gleeson, Sean Bridgers
Roles Sumrall
Rating68% 3.4477253.4477253.4477253.4477253.447725
After surviving the 1863 Battle of Corinth during the Civil War, Newton Knight, a poor farmer from Mississippi, leads a group of anti-slavery Confederate deserters in Jones County and turns them against the Confederacy. Knight subsequently marries former slave, Rachel, effectively establishing the region's first mixed-race community, even though Native Americans and Europeans (such as the Mississippi Choctaws) have been doing it long before in their ancient homeland.
The Magnificent Seven, 2h13
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure, Crime, Western
Actors Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jason Momoa, Luke Grimes
Roles Fanning
Rating67% 3.395153.395153.395153.395153.39515
1879, à Rose Creek. L’industriel Bartholomew « Bart » Bogue arrive avec l'intention d'acheter aux habitants leurs terres à bas prix et d'exploiter la mine d'or proche de la ville. Aidé de ses hommes de main, Bogue terrorise les habitants en abattant quelques uns d'entre eux, dont Matthew Cullen, et en faisant incendier l'église. L’homme d’affaires sans scrupule se retire ensuite à Sacramento, durant trois semaines, le temps que les habitants se décident. Alors que la veuve Emma Cullen rencontre le chasseur de primes Sam Chisolm dans une ville voisine, elle lui réclame son aide. Ce dernier accepte. Afin de fonder une équipe, il recrute aussitôt six hommes de divers horizons : Josh Faraday, Goodnight Robicheaux, Jack Horne, Billy Rocks, Manuel Vasquez et Red Harvest. Après avoir éliminé la garde de Bogue laissée à Rose Creek, les sept mercenaires décident d'entraîner les habitants pour les préparer à résister au retour de Bogue et ses hommes.
Dark Places, 1h53
Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner, Gillian Flynn
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Adventure, Crime
Actors Chloë Grace Moretz, Nicholas Hoult, Charlize Theron, Christina Hendricks, Andrea Roth, Tye Sheridan
Roles Runner Day
Rating61% 3.096533.096533.096533.096533.09653
Set in a farming town in Kansas, Dark Places follows Libby Day (Charlize Theron), the only surviving witness of a horrific massacre that took the lives of her mother and sisters. Believing the slaughter to be the work of a Satanic cult, Libby testifies in court against her own brother. Almost thirty years after the murder, she remains haunted by the gruesome violence of her past when she meets a group of amateur investigators who call themselves "The Kill Club." Looking to satisfy their morbid curiosity, the group begins its own inquiry about the case, believing that Libby's brother is innocent. To help them, Libby must unearth painful memories of the event and learn that her past may not be what it seems.
Trumbo (2015)
, 2h4
Directed by Jay Roach
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about writers, Political films
Actors Elle Fanning, Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, John Goodman, Helen Mirren, Alan Tudyk
Roles Jeff Krandall
Rating73% 3.6977653.6977653.6977653.6977653.697765
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was Hollywood’s top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. Trumbo (directed by Jay Roach) recounts how Dalton used words and wit to win two Academy Awards and expose the absurdity and injustice under the blacklist, which entangled everyone from gossip columnist Hedda Hopper (Helen Mirren) to John Wayne, Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger. The film also stars Diane Lane, John Goodman, Louis CK, Elle Fanning, and Michael Stuhlbarg.
Room (2015)
, 1h58
Directed by Lenny Abrahamson
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction
Actors Brie Larson, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Tom McCamus
Roles Old Nick
Rating80% 4.0489854.0489854.0489854.0489854.048985
Joy Newsome (Brie Larson), also known as Ma, is being held captive with her five-year-old son, Jack (Jacob Tremblay), in a garden shed. It all started when Old Nick (Sean Bridgers) tricked Ma into helping him with his sick dog. She was then kidnapped and brought to "Room", the garden shed in the backyard of Old Nick's house. Seven years later, Ma and Jack find themselves still locked in "Room", itching to get out.
The Best of Me, 1h58
Directed by Michael Hoffman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors James Marsden, Michelle Monaghan, Liana Liberato, Luke Bracey, Gerald McRaney, Clarke Peters
Roles Tommy Cole
Rating66% 3.313253.313253.313253.313253.31325
Dawson Cole (James Marsden) works on an oil rig off the coast of Louisiana. One day, an explosion on the job nearly kills him, throwing him into the water, but miraculously, he survives. Months later after recovering, Dawson learns that his close friend and surrogate father, Tuck Hostetler (Gerald McRaney), has died and returns home for the first time in almost twenty years to carry out Tuck's final wishes. When he arrives at his house, Dawson is surprised to find that Tuck also arranged for Dawson's high school girlfriend, Amanda Collier (Michelle Monaghan), to join him. It seems that Tuck's intention was that Dawson and Amanda would perhaps rekindle their former romance. However, Amanda is now married.
Jug Face
Jug Face (2013)
, 1h21
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality
Actors Sean Bridgers, Larry Fessenden, Sean Young, Daniel Manche, Kaitlin Cullum
Roles Dawai
Rating52% 2.6016352.6016352.6016352.6016352.601635
A backwoods community worships a pit with healing powers. Dawai creates jugs of faces from clay, and when a jug portrays the face of a member of the community, that person must be sacrificed to the creature that lives in the pit. Ada, who has been having sex with her brother Jessaby, finds her own face on Dawai's latest jug. Scared, she hides the jug and keeps it a secret.
The Woman
The Woman (2011)
, 1h41
Directed by Lucky McKee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Rape and revenge films
Actors Angela Bettis, Sean Bridgers, Pollyanna McIntosh
Roles Chris Cleek
Rating60% 3.000053.000053.000053.000053.00005
The movie opens with the feral Woman (Pollyanna McIntosh) circling what appears to be her child. A wolf, apparently tamed by the feral Woman, circles the infant as well but does it no harm. Although it is not referenced in the film, the Woman is the last remaining member of a cannibalistic tribe that has roamed the north-east coast for decades (as seen in the 2009 film Offspring).
Witless Protection, 1h39
Directed by Charles Robert Carner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors Larry the Cable Guy, Ivana Miličević, Joe Mantegna, Jenny McCarthy, Yaphet Kotto, Lisa Lampanelli
Roles Norm
Rating34% 1.709611.709611.709611.709611.70961
The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago but are later found to be on the take and are villains who are bent on killing her.
Apple Jack
Apple Jack (2003)
, 16minutes
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Sean Bridgers, Eugene Dynarski, Walton Goggins, Dylan Sprouse, Orson Welles, Cole Sprouse
Roles Les Danyou
Rating62% 3.1439853.1439853.1439853.1439853.143985
On October 30 in 1938, UFO reports about sightings over the United States are heard on CBS radio, and members of a neighborhood gets ready to fight the incoming extraterrestrials. That same night, two notorious criminals run away and are never heard from again.
Sweet Home Alabama, 1h49
Directed by Andy Tennant
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey, Candice Bergen, Mary Kay Place, Fred Ward
Roles Eldon
Rating62% 3.1011153.1011153.1011153.1011153.101115
The film opens on a stormy Alabama beach with two children, Melanie Smooter and Jake Perry, chasing each other. Jake has brought Melanie out to show her the glass sculptures that result when sand is struck by lightning. They discuss their future together, with Jake asserting they will be married one day. They kiss and are almost struck by lightning.