Jeffrey Donovan

  • Birth Place: Amesbury, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Became interested in acting after performing a monologue in a high school English class to avoid a writing assignment.
  • In 1994, made Broadway debut in An Inspector Calls.
  • Made his film debut in 1995's Throwing Down.
  • Remained awake for 48 hours to accurately portray his character's insomnia for Touching Evil (2004).
  • In 2009, presented Amesbury High School, his alma mater, with a $100,000 donation to fund an arts scholarship.
  • A lifelong Boston Red Sox fan, he has twice thrown out the ceremonial first pitch.

Relationships

  • Sean Donovan — Brother
  • Michael Donovan — Brother
  • Michelle Woods — Wife
  • Claire Donovan — Daughter
  • Nancy Matthews — Mother

College

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States (BA in Theater); New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, United States (MFA)

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