Shea Whigham
Name: Shea Whigham
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 174 cm (5' 9'')
Birth Day: January 5, 1969
Age: 53
Birth Place: Tallahassee, United States
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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Shea Whigham

Shea Whigham was born on January 5, 1969 in Tallahassee, United States (53 years old). Shea Whigham is an Actor, zodiac sign: Capricorn. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: $8 million.

Brief Info

Best known for his role on the acclaimed HBO series Boardwalk Empire as former Sheriff Eli Thompson. He has also played Reverend Theriot on HBO's True Detective. In 2018, he'd appear in Homecoming starring Julia Roberts.


He has appeared in notable films such as All the Real Girls, Pride and Glory, Fast & Furious, and Silver Linings Playbook

Net Worth 2020

$8 million
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Height Weight Hair Colour Eye Colour Blood Type Tattoo(s)
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Before Fame

He made his debut on television in an episode of Ghost Stories. 


Biography Timeline


Whigham appeared in one 1997 episode of the television series Ghost Stories before he received a starring role in the 2000 film Tigerland. He went on to appear in the television films Submerged, R.U.S./H., and Paradise before acting in the 2003 film All the Real Girls. Between 2004 and 2006, he appeared in the Japanese film Out of This World, the drama television series Medical Investigation, and the films Water, Man of the House, Faith of My Fathers, Lords of Dogtown, Psychic Driving, and South of Heaven.


Between 2012 and 2017 he had several movie roles, such as The Wolf of Wall Street, American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook, Term Life, and Kong: Skull Island. In 2018, he appeared in the films Sicario: Day of the Soldado, First Man, and Bad Times at the El Royale. In 2019 he appeared in the Warner Bros./DC Comics psychological thriller Joker as GCPD Detective Burke. He also appeared in both seasons of HBO's Vice Principals as Ray Liptrapp; appeared in Fargo and the miniseries Waco; and he starred in the television series Homecoming alongside Julia Roberts for which he was nominated for a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. In 2020 he was cast as Pete Strickland on HBO's reimagining of Perry Mason, a role for which he received attention for his moustache.


He had a regular leading role on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire as Elias "Eli" Thompson, sheriff of Atlantic County, New Jersey for the show's entire run. In 2014, he appeared in the HBO series True Detective as disillusioned former minister Joel Theriot. He appeared in two episodes of FX' Justified during 2015.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Shea Whigham is 54 years, 2 months and 25 days old. Shea Whigham will celebrate 55th birthday on a Friday 5th of January 2024.

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