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Denis O'Hare Biography

Birth Name:
Denis Patrick Seamus O'Hare
Birth Place:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • After spending years acting on the Chicago stage, moved to New York when a play he was in, Hauptmann, transferred to off-Broadway
  • Made his Broadway debut in Racing Demon in 1995
  • Originated the role of Mason Marzac in the play Take Me Out, opposite Daniel Sunjata
  • Has appeared on Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent, playing different characters each time
  • Joined the cast of True Blood during the third season as Russell Edgington, the vampire king of Mississippi

Awards

  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated

Relationships

  • Derek Anson Jones -- Ex-significant Other
  • John O'Hare -- Father
  • Hugo Redwood -- Husband
  • Karene O'Hare -- Mother