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Overview (1)

Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (2)

In 2018 Troy Doherty can be seen starring in the fifth and final season of TNT's hit action-drama series "The Last Ship." Executive Produced by Michael Bay, the series follows the crew aboard the USS Nathan James, a lone, unaffected U.S. Navy Raleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer that is alone at sea after a viral global pandemic wipes out over 80% of the world's population. The crew must find a cure, stop the virus, and save humanity. Doherty joins the cast as Clayton Swain, a cadet in the U.S. Naval Academy who became somewhat of a renegade after his parents died from the plague. As Tom Chandler's (Eric Dane) protégé, Swain is scrappy, charming and strong-willed, making his way through the ranks on the ship. Season five of "The Last Ship" will debut on September 9, 2018. On the film front, Doherty can next be seen in the independent feature "The Odd Essay," a mythological action comedy that is a modern retelling of The Odyssey, set on a college campus. Additional film credits for Doherty include: "Hachi: A Dog's Tale" opposite Richard Gere and Joan Allen, "Hickey" for Gravitas Ventures, indie flick "September Morning," which follows five students in a college dorm the night of 9/11, and the short film "Legacy," working alongside renowned cinematographer Claudio Miranda ("Life of Pi"). In television, Doherty has appeared on "Mike & Molly," "New Girl," "Criminal Minds," "Welcome to the Family," and "Scorpion." Born in New Jersey and raised the tri-state area, Doherty's theatre career began at just 11 years old, appearing as Artful Dodger opposite Michelle DeJean and Neal Bernari in the production of Lionel Bart's musical "Oliver!" at the ripe age of 12. He went on to land roles in the pre-Broadway world premiere of "A Christmas Story, The Musical," "The Secret Garden," "13 The Musical," "The Wedding Singer," and most recently as Beethoven in "Dog Sees God: Confession of a Teenage Blockhead," performed at the Santa Monica Playhouse. When Doherty isn't on set or performing on stage, you can find him writing, producing, and recording music. His debut EP "Citizen's Arrest" is currently available on iTunes, and features a mix of blues and pop-rock tunes with a twist of country. Doherty showcases his talents in guitar and piano on the album, as well as his impressive vocal range. Doherty is also a member of the Tempest Freerunning Academy, and he has been a traucer for the past four years and was honored to participate in the first Parkour/Freerunning Olympics 2013 in Southern California. Doherty currently splits his time between Los Angeles, Atlanta, and his hometown: Wall Township, New Jersey.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jordyn Palos

Troy Doherty is an accomplished actor, singer, songwriter, musician, parkour/free running and avid student. He's been on various TV shows including the co-host of Nickelodeon's Nick Studio 10, Guest Star on Criminal Minds, Victorious, New Girl, Mike and Molly, Welcome to the Family, to name a few. Film credits include Hickey (filming), Hachi: A Dog's Tale, 24 Hours of Peace, and The Life Lessons of William Gwilliam.

Troy's theatre career began at age 10 in theaters in the New York/New Jersey area. Troy, in the production of Lionel Bart's Musical "Oliver!", played the role of the Artful Dodger opposite Michelle DeJean and Neal Bernari. His other roles include "Scut Farcus" in the pre-Broadway world premiere of A Christmas Story, The Musical as well as The Secret Garden, "13" The Musical, The Wedding Singer and most recently as Beethoven in Dog Sees God: Confession of a Teenage Blockhead preformed at the Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA.

When Troy's not in front of the camera or on the musical theatre stage (or doing back flips - literally), he's writing, jamming, and producing his own brand of music.

Troy's EP "Citizen Arrest" is a pop-rock extravaganza with a mature twist. Troy's written the songs, is the lead vocalist, play's acoustic guitar and piano. Felicia Barton is the backup vocalist, (runner up on the successful T.V. show American Idol® and who sings backup vocals for Katie Perry). Joe King (lead guitarist of The Fray) plays lead guitar on the EP. All other collaborators are well known Nashville musical talent.

Troy is a member of Tempest FreeRunning Academy in SoCal where he perfects his parkour and free running training. He's been a traucer for the past 4 years and was honored to participate in the first Parkour/Freerunning Olympics 2013 in SoCal.

Troy resides in Los Angeles, CA, Atlanta, GA, and his hometown Wall Township, New Jersey.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Troy Doherty

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