Nick Searcy

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Nick Searcy
Born(1959-03-07) March 7, 1959 (age 54)[1]
Cullowhee, North Carolina,
United States[1]
Years active1990[2]–present
Spouse(s)Leslie Riley (1986-present)
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Nick Searcy
Born(1959-03-07) March 7, 1959 (age 54)[1]
Cullowhee, North Carolina,
United States[1]
Years active1990[2]–present
Spouse(s)Leslie Riley (1986-present)

Nick Searcy (born March 7, 1959) is an American actor who currently portrays Chief Deputy United States Marshal Art Mullen on FX's Justified. He also had a major role in the Tom Hanks-produced miniseries From the Earth to the Moon as Deke Slayton.

Life and career[edit]

Searcy was born in Cullowhee, North Carolina. He is a graduate of Cullowhee High School. He then briefly attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in English.

From 1982 to 1989, Searcy lived in New York where he did Off-Broadway plays. Some of these included Guys and Dolls, Cabaret and Jesus Christ Superstar. When he moved back to North Carolina, he began to act in features that were shooting locally. Small parts in Days of Thunder (1990) and The Prince of Tides led to the role of the malicious Frank in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991).

Searcy has appeared in several television series. He had a recurring role as Brett on Thunder Alley, was a series regular on American Gothic and guest starred on Murder One and Nash Bridges with Don Johnson. He was a regular character on the UPN series Seven Days from 1998 to 2001, and played Barry Martin on the ABC series Rodney, which starred Rodney Carrington, from 2004 to 2006. He has also starred in several TV movies, including In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (1994), Stolen Innocence (1995) and Le Jeu de l'oie (1980).[3]

In the summer of 1996, Searcy produced, directed and acted in his first independent feature, Paradise Falls (1997), written by Sean Bridgers, and they won a Hollywood Discovery Award at the Hollywood Film Festival for Best Feature Film (Under $1 Million) and Best Dramatic Feature at the Charleston, S.C., 1997 WorldFest.[4] Since then, he has appeared in films such as Cast Away (2000), One Hour Photo (2002), Runaway Jury (2003), and The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2005).

In 2011, Searcy appeared in the Herman Cain campaign ad "Yellow Flowers" on Youtube.[5]

Searcy resides in Southern California with his wife, actress Leslie Riley, and their two children, Chloe and Omar.[6]


The Last Song2010
Blood Done Sign My Name2010
The Ugly Truth2009
Cold Storage2009
Eagle Eye2008
The Comebacks2007
Timber Falls2007
Welcome to Paradise2007
An American Crime2007
The Dead Girl2006
Neighborhood Watch2005
The Lost Cause2004
The Assassination of Richard Nixon2004
The Last Summer2004
Runaway Jury2003
Head of State2003
One Hour Photo2002
Cast Away2000
The Angel Doll2000
From the Earth to the Moon1998
About Sarah1998
Seven Days1998-2001
Paradise Falls1997
A Step Toward Tomorrow1996
American Gothic1995-1996
Desert Winds1995
The War1994
The Fugitive1993
House of Cards1993
Losers in Love1993
The Real McCoy1993
Sunny's Deliverance1993
Love Field1992
Fried Green Tomatoes1991
The Prince of Tides1991
Days of Thunder1990


  1. ^ a b "Nick Searcy Biography". Yahoo! Movies. Yahoo! Inc. Retrieved 2008-01-05. 
  2. ^ "Nick Searcy Filmography". Fandango. Retrieved 2007-11-16. 
  3. ^ "Nick Searcy Biography ((?)-)". Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  4. ^ "Free Showing of 'Paradise Falls'". The Mountain Times. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "He Carried Yellow Flowers". YouTube. 2011-08-25. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  6. ^ "Nick Searcy biography and filmography". Retrieved 2012-08-02. 

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