Character

Toby Damon

Played by Chris Sullivan

Actor Bio

Chris Sullivan stars as Toby Damon in the hit NBC drama "This Is Us," which was Emmy Award-nominated in July for Outstanding Drama Series.

Sullivan was recently seen in theaters as Taserface in Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," which became a global box office hit. He'll appear this fall in the new season of HBO's Larry David comedy "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Prior to "This Is Us," Sullivan was best known for playing Irish ambulance driver Tom Cleary in Stephen Soderbergh's series "The Knick." In addition to a role on the first episode of Netflix's sci-fi series "Stranger Things," Sullivan also recently appeared on the big screen in Ben Affleck's "Live by Night" and independent features "Morgan" and "Imperium."

Among Sullivan's credits are Ryan Murphy's "The Normal Heart" for HBO, FX's acclaimed series "The Americans," and the feature films "The Drop" and "Blood Stripe." He also appeared in NBC's production of "Peter Pan Live!"

Sullivan appeared on Broadway in "Lombardi," "Chicago" and George Gershwin's "Nice Work If You Can Get It." Before moving to New York, he worked extensively in Chicago theater, including such productions as "The Mystery of Irma Vep" and Tony Kushner's "The Illusion."

When not acting, Sullivan writes music and plays with his band, Sully and the Benevolent Folk.

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