D.B. Sweeney



  • Birth Name: Daniel Bernard Sweeney
  • Birth Place: Shoreham, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/14/1961, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; writer; director
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D.B. Sweeney Fast Facts:
  • Best known for playing "Shoeless" Joe Jackson in Eight Men Out and Dish Boggett in the miniseries Lonesome Dove
  • Briefly played minor-league baseball for the Kenosha Twins.
  • Is close friends with NHL defenseman Chris Chelios, who is godfather to Sweeney's son, Cade.
  • In 2008, flew a CH-46E helicopter in squadron HMM-364, "The World Famous Purple Foxes," in Iraq while visiting troops to promote his movie Two Tickets to Paradise.
  • D.B. Sweeney Relationships:
  • Ashley Vachon Sweeney - Wife
  • Kathleen - Sister
  • Cade Sweeney - Son
  • Tommy - Brother
  • Barbara - Sister
  • College:
  • Attended Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York (BFA in Drama, 1984)

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