Paul Sparks (II)


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Paul W. Sparks is an American actor. He is known for his roles as gangster Mickey Doyle in the HBO period drama series Boardwalk Empire, writer Thomas Yates in the Netflix political drama series House of Cards, attorney David Tellis in the Starz anthology drama series The Girlfriend Experience, and a recurring role in the limited series The Night ... See full bio »

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House of Cards Thomas Yates
(2015-2018)
Boardwalk Empire Mickey Doyle
(2010-2014)
Midnight Special Agent Miller
(2016)
The Night Of Don Taylor
(2016)

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 2021-2022 Physical (TV Series)
John Breem
- Don't You Say It's Over (2022) ... John Breem
- Don't You Want to Get Better (2022) ... John Breem (credit only)
- Don't You Run and Hide (2022) ... John Breem (credit only)
- Don't Try This at Home (2022) ... John Breem
- Don't You Have Enough (2022) ... John Breem
 2021 Joe Pickett (TV Series)
Wacey Hederman
- A Conspiracy of Ravens (2021) ... Wacey Hederman
- Live and Look Like a Million (2021) ... Wacey Hederman
- Joey, get your gun (2021) ... Wacey Hederman
- Circling Vultures (2021) ... Wacey Hederman
 2021 Hands that Bind
Andy Hollis
 2020 The Lovebirds
Moustache
 2019 Castle Rock (TV Series)
John 'Ace' Merrill
- Clean (2019) ... John 'Ace' Merrill
- Caveat Emptor (2019) ... John 'Ace' Merrill
- Dirty (2019) ... John 'Ace' Merrill
- The Word (2019) ... John 'Ace' Merrill
- The Mother (2019) ... John 'Ace' Merrill
 2019 Human Capital
Jon
 2018-2019 Sweetbitter (TV Series)
Howard
- Bodega Cat (2019) ... Howard
- Peach Treats (2019) ... Howard
- Truffles and Champagne (2019) ... Howard
- Entropy (2019) ... Howard
- Sec or Demi-Sec (2019) ... Howard
 2015-2018 House of Cards (TV Series)
Thomas Yates
- Chapter 68 (2018) ... Thomas Yates (uncredited)
- Chapter 64 (2017) ... Thomas Yates
- Chapter 63 (2017) ... Thomas Yates
- Chapter 62 (2017) ... Thomas Yates
- Chapter 59 (2017) ... Thomas Yates
 2018 Long Way Back Home (Music Video short)
Blundell
 2018 Waco (TV Mini Series)
Steve Schneider
- Day 51 (2018) ... Steve Schneider
- Stalling for Time (2018) ... Steve Schneider
- Of Milk and Men (2018) ... Steve Schneider
- Operation Showtime (2018) ... Steve Schneider
- The Strangers Across the Street (2018) ... Steve Schneider
 2017 The Greatest Showman
James Gordon Bennett
 2017 The Crown (TV Series)
Reverend Billy Graham
- Vergangenheit (2017) ... Reverend Billy Graham
 2017 Get Shorty (TV Series)
Owen
- The Pitch (2017) ... Owen
 2017 Thoroughbreds
Mark
 2016 A Bear Lands on Earth
Voli
 2016 In the Radiant City
Michael Yurley
 2016 The Night Of (TV Mini Series)
Don Taylor
- The Call of the Wild (2016) ... Don Taylor
- Ordinary Death (2016) ... Don Taylor
- Samson and Delilah (2016) ... Don Taylor
- The Art of War (2016) ... Don Taylor
- A Dark Crate (2016) ... Don Taylor
 2016 The Girlfriend Experience (TV Series)
David Tellis
- Available (2016) ... David Tellis
- Fabrication (2016) ... David Tellis
- Blindsided (2016) ... David Tellis
- Provocation (2016) ... David Tellis
- Boundaries (2016) ... David Tellis
 2016 Buried Child
Tilden
 2016 Midnight Special
Agent Miller
 2015 Stealing Cars
Conrad Sean Lewis
 2014 Early Light
Ned
 2010-2014 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series)
Mickey Doyle
- Eldorado (2014) ... Mickey Doyle (credit only)
- Friendless Child (2014) ... Mickey Doyle
- Devil You Know (2014) ... Mickey Doyle
- King of Norway (2014) ... Mickey Doyle
- Cuanto (2014) ... Mickey Doyle
 2014/I Wallace (Short)
Fredrick
 2014 Believe (TV Series)
Karl
- Bang and Blame (2014) ... Karl
 2013 Parkland
Harry McCormick
 2013 Trust Me
Ray
 2013 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Wilson
- Relevance (2013) ... Wilson
 2013 M.Y.C. (TV Short)
Mickey Mothstein
 2012-2013 Underemployed (TV Series)
Guy Doyle
- The Heart (2013) ... Guy Doyle
- The Message (2013) ... Guy Doyle
- The Kids (2012) ... Guy Doyle
 2012 Sparrows Dance
Wes
 2012 Mud
Carver
 2012 Forgetting the Girl
Tanner
 2011 Mildred Pierce (TV Mini Series)
Ted Hobey
- Part Five (2011) ... Ted Hobey
 2011 Return
Ed
 2010 Edge of Darkness
Northampton Police Detective
 2010 Please Give
Blind Date
 2009 First Person Singular
Peter
 2009 The Missing Person
Gus Papitos
 2008 Off Season (Short)
Ben
 2008 Rachel Getting Married
12-Step Meeting Member
 2008 The Understudy
Bobby
 2008 Synecdoche, New York
Derek
 2008 Afterschool
Detective Eclisse
 2008 Deception
Detective Burke
 2007 Blackbird
Bayliss
 2006 Doris (Short)
Hubert
 2006 Brotherhood (TV Series)
Aaron
- Matthew 22:10 (2006) ... Aaron
- Matthew 5:6 (2006) ... Aaron
- Matthew 13:57 (2006) ... Aaron
 2006 The Treatment
Andre
 2005 Headspace
Jason
 2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Keith Durbin
- Shibboleth (2005) ... Keith Durbin
 2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Marty Potter / Marvin Posey
- Manhunt (2001) ... Marty Potter / Marvin Posey
 2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Paul Luterik
- Panic (2000) ... Paul Luterik
 1998 Trinity (TV Series)
Rod
- In a Yellow Wood (1998) ... Rod
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Other Works:

: Played "Capt. Marvin Holahan" in "Landscape of the Body", a play by John Guare (Signature Theatre Company at the Peter Norton Space, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)

Spouse:

Annie Parisse  (2 children)

Parents:

Sparks, Mike
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