Fast Facts

  • After college, worked as a stage actor in New York; taught at a New York acting studio in the early 1990s.
  • Was an executive producer for the last two seasons of The Shield, and wrote for the series throughout its 2002-2008 run; credits include the 2005 and 2007 episodes in which his wife (and Sons of Anarchy costar), Katey Sagal, guest starred.
  • Spent  time with members of an Oakland motorcycle club before developing Sons of Anarchy.
  • A motorcycle rider himself, has ridden across the U.S. 
  • Has an occasional Sons of Anarchy role as imprisoned club member "Big Otto" Delaney; played an Armenian hit man on three episodes of The Shield.


  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: Nominee
  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: Nominee


  • Katey Sagal — Wife
  • Sarah Grace White — Stepdaughter
  • Esmé Louise Sutter — Daughter
  • Albert Sutter Jr. — Father
  • Jackson James White — Stepson


  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ (BA in Film); Northern Illinois University, School of Theatre and Dance, DeKalb, IL (MFA)


  • Birth Place: Rahway, NJ
  • Birthday: May 5, 1960, Taurus
  • Profession: Producer, Director, Writer, Actor
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