Sean Hayes Biography (1970-)

Born June 26, 1970, in Chicago, IL; son of Ronald (a lithographer) and Mary (a director of a nonprofit food bank) Hayes. Addresses: Agent: WilliamMorris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Mosaic Media Group, 9200 Sunset Blvd., 10th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069.; Publicist:I/D Public Relations, 8409 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Birth Details
June 26, 1970
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Jack McFarland, Will & Grace, NBC, 1998-
  • Movies
  • Himself, Jackie's Back! (also known as Jackie's Back: Portraitof a Diva), Lifetime, 1999
  • Jerry Lewis, Martin and Lewis, CBS, 2002
  • Specials
  • Host, E! Rack-n-Roll: Behind the Scenes, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • Host, The NBC Fall Preview Show, NBC, 1999
  • Himself, NBC 75th Anniversary Special (also known as NBC 75th Anniversary Celebration), NBC, 2002
  • (In archive footage) Jack McFarland, Will on Will & Grace, 2003
  • Himself, Making the Movie: "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat" (documentary), 2003
  • Himself, TV Guide's Greatest Moments 2003, ABC, 2003
  • Himself, TV's Most Memorable Weddings, NBC, 2003
  • (In archive footage) Various characters, Saturday Night Live: The Bestof Will Ferrell, NBC, 2003
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 1999 ALMA Awards, ABC, 1999
  • Presenter, The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000
  • Presenter, My VH1 Music Awards, VH1, 2000
  • Presenter, The 26th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2000
  • The Teen Choice Awards 2000, Fox, 2000
  • Presenter, Seventh Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2001
  • The 15th Annual American Comedy Awards, Comedy Central, 2001
  • The 2001 TV Guide Awards, Fox, 2001
  • VH1 Big in 2002 Awards, VH1, 2002
  • Presenter, The 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2004
  • Himself, The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards, 2004
  • Episodic
  • Roger, "Services Rendered," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1996
  • Penn and Teller's Sin City Spectacular (also known as Sin CitySpectacular), FX Network, 1998
  • Host and various characters, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 2001
  • Nick Murdoch, "My Super Ego," Scrubs, NBC, 2001
  • The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004
  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002
  • Himself, "Sean Hayes, Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Oliver Platt," Dinner for Five, Independent Film Channel, 2003
  • Himself, Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (also known as The Ellen DeGeneres Show), syndicated, 2003
  • Himself, Extra--The Entertainment Magazine (also known as Extra), syndicated, 2003
  • Himself, Inside the Actors Studio, Bravo, 2003
  • Also appeared in Missing Persons, ABC; and Tough Target.
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Series
  • (With Todd Milliner) Situation: Comedy (also known as Pilot Season and Underexposed), Bravo, beginning 2005
  • Film Appearances
  • Hotel bellboy, Map of the Human Heart, Miramax, 1993
  • (As Sean Patrick Hayes) Sammy, A & P, 1996
  • Billy, Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss, Trimark Pictures, 1998
  • (As Sean P. Hayes) Voice of Brain Pod number thirteen, Buzz Lightyearof Star Command: The Adventure Begins (animated; also known as The Adventures of Buzz Lightyear), Walt Disney, 2000
  • Voice of Mr. Tinkles, Cats & Dogs, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Mr. Humberfloob and voice of the fish, The Cat in the Hat (also known as "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat"), Universal, 2003
  • Wayne, Pieces of April, United Artists, 2003
  • Richard Levy the Shameless, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, DreamWorks SKG, 2004
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in Fiddler on the Roof, The Music Man, and WestSide Story, all Pheasant Run Theatre, St. Charles, IL; appeared in Role Play, Organic Theater, Chicago, IL; appeared as an elf in Kenny Rogers's touring Christmas show.
  • Stage Music
  • Composed the score for Antigone, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL.

Further Reference


    • Entertainment Weekly, October 23, 1998, p. 27; December 25, 1998,p. 46; November 22, 2002, pp. 45-47
    • New York Times, April 18, 1999, p. AR38
    • People Weekly, December 13, 1999, pp. 133-34
    • TV Guide, May 20, 2000, pp. 53-56

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