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Sean Hayes Biography

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Sean Hayes's facts

Date of Birth 1970-06-26
Nationality American
Profession Actor, comedian, Producer
Name on Birth Sean Patrick Hayes
Height 5'11''
Place of Birth Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Sean Hayes nicknamed for Sean Patrick Hayes is an American actor, comedian and producer. To date he has been famous for his role as Jack McFarland on the NBC sitcom Will & Grace. He has been one of the award winning actors of present time.

By the present time, he has already won an Emmy Award, four SAG Awards and one American Comedy Award. Additional to it, he has also earned six Golden Globe nominations. On according to his up to date work profile, he is an acclaimed actor and producer who has helped to pave the way for more prominent gay characters on prime-time TV.

Sean was born on June 26, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois to Mary and Ronald Hayes. He was raised in a single-parent household for much of his childhood, as his father abandoned the family when the young Hayes was just 5 years old. Although his family has to suffer lots of bad times but still humor used to been family trait, as Hayes and his four older siblings loved to play pranks, such as scaring friends with their mother's prosthetic eye. Hayes' creative talents were channeled more into music than comedy during his high school years. After graduation, he went on to study voice and acting at Illinois State University, while working as a classical pianist on the side.

In 1995, he left for Los Angeles to audition for TV and film gigs. There he got casted in various commercials and also appeared in the indie film Billy’s Hollywood Screen Kiss. It was Hayes' portrayal of gay photographer Billy Collier that led to his breakout role on Will & Grace. Later a casting agent noticed him during the movie's screening at the Sundance Film Festival in 1998 suggested he audition for the sitcom. It was then when, an aspiring actor landed on the part of fun-loving, flamboyant Jack McFarland, who often stole the spotlight during the show's eight-year run. He held his own against his comedic co-stars, including Debra Messing, and went on to win an Emmy Award and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. After Will & Grace show got wrapped up in 2006, Hayes remained on the small screen in guest roles for other programs as 30 Rock, Portlandia and Parks and Recreation. Later he took off for the Broadway stage for a revival of the musical comedy Promises, Promises with Kristin Chenoweth, which earned him a Tony nod in 2010. This versatile talent has now returned to TV full-time as the lead in Sean Saves the World. The sitcom is a project of Hayes' production company, Hazy Mills, which also launched the series Grimm and Hot in Cleveland.

He has been working as a good host as well, for which Hayes was host of the 64th Annual Tony Awards on June 13, 2010 on CBS. Later in 2010, he reprised the role of Mr. Tinkles, the evil white Persian cat, in Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore. On November 15, 2010, he also appeared in a satirical PSA for the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He played Larry Fine in the film The Three Stooges (2012). He is co-executive producer of the TV Land original comedy series Hot in Cleveland, which premiered in June 2010. He is also a co-executive producer of the NBC series Grimm, as well as creator and executive producer on another NBC series, Hollywood Game Night. Turning to his private life now, he has been more focused in his career from very long time rather than his dating life.

Anything regarding to his romantic life is off limits to the media, which also includes details about his longtime relationship with interior designer David Phoenix.  As of 2015, he has earned an estimated net worth amount of $18 million dollars. His fans can follow him on twitter @theseanhayes.