Stephen Wallem

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  • Birth Place: Rockford, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was inspired to get into show business by his uncle, who was a playwright.
  • Started out as a theater singer, and appeared in nearly 2500 performances of the off-Broadway musical Forever Plaid.
  • Made his television debut in Showtime's series Nurse Jackie, which his sister, Linda, cocreated.
  • Has had type 1 diabetes since age 10, which later caused his left eye to go blind. Traits of his diabetes were incorporated into his Nurse Jackie character, Thor.
  • Appeared in the PSA "Picture This: Diabetes" to increase awareness and bring hope to those with the disease.

Awards

  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • James Robert Smith — Uncle
  • Linda Wallem — Sister

Details

  • Birth Place: Rockford, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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