Fast Facts

  • Came to love the theater because of his costume-designer mother and stage-director father.
  • His first name came from that of the famed Renaissance artist.
  • Started acting at age 4 on Sesame Street.
  • By the time he was 13, acting was his professional goal in life; as he told the New York Times, "being an actor is like being a priest; you have to have the calling, otherwise it isn't worth it."
  • Made his Broadway debut opposite Faye Dunaway in 1982's The Curse of an Aching Heart.
  • Does voice-over work for video games, including the acclaimed Mass Effect series.
  • In 2009, helped start Green Wish, an environmental organization, along with his wife, Lisa Akey, and Ed Begley Jr.
  • In 2011, took on a lead role in the ABC series Once Upon a Time. He plays Archie, along with an alter ego, Jiminy Cricket.


  • Django Sbarge — Son
  • Stephen A. Sbarge — Father
  • Gracie Sbarge — Daughter
  • Jeanne Button — Mother
  • Lisa Akey — Wife

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  • Birth Name: Raphael Sbarge
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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