Sebastian Arcelus Biography

Sebastian Arcelus is an American actor and voice-actor, who is known for his work in the Netflix series ‘House of Cards’. Check out this biography to know about is childhood, family life and achievements.

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Birthday: November 5, 1976

Nationality: American

Famous: Actors American Men

Age: 43 Years, 43 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Scorpio

Also Known As: Sebastian Carlos Arcelus

Born Country: United States

Born in: New York City

Famous as: Actor

Height: 6'0" (183 cm), 6'0" Males

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Spouse/Ex-: Stephanie J. Block

father: Nobile Fiammetta Farace

mother: Victor Carlos Arcelus

City: New York City

U.S. State: New Yorkers

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education: Williams College

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Sebastian Arcelus is an American actor and voice-actor, who is known for his work in the Netflix series ‘House of Cards’. Arcelus was born in New York City. He initially started acting in theatre on Broadway regionally as well as internationally. He made his television debut in 2011, with a minor role in the sci-fi crime drama `Person of Interest`. He became known for his role of Lucas Goodwin, a journalist, in the political thriller series `House of Cards’, which aired on Netflix. The series has been well-received by critics and audience. He has also played a significant role in the political drama series `Madam Secretary`. He has also acted in few films such as `The Best of Me`, a romantic drama, and `Split`, a psychological thriller horror film.

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  • Sebastian Arcelus initially appeared in several theatre works such as `Rent`, `Good Vibrations` `Wicked` and `Temptation`. He made his television debut in a minor role in the sci-fi crime drama `Person of Interest’ in 2011. He made his feature film debut the next year in the drama film `The Last Day of August`. He was also involved in the film`s production.
  • Between 2013 and 2016, he played one of the supporting roles in the Netflix original TV series `House of Cards`. The series, created by Beau Willimon, has earned 33 Emmy nominations, as well as eight Golden Globe nominations. Arcelus played a journalist named Lucas Goodwin, an editor for `The Washington Herald`.
  • In 2014, he had a significant role in the romantic drama film `The Best of Me`. The film was directed by Michael Hoffman. The film was a commercial success, earning over $ 35 million on a budget of $ 26 million. It received mostly negative reviews from critics. The same year, he appeared in the TV miniseries `It Could Be Worse`, as well as a guest role in the supernatural mystery series `The Leftovers`. Between 2014 and 2019, he played Jay Whitman, one of the supporting characters in the political drama `Madam Secretary`. The series revolves around Elizabeth McCord who serves as the Secretary of State of the United States. It has received mostly positive reviews, and has also been nominated for a few awards.
  • In 2015, he was seen in the comedy film `Ted 2`. Directed by Seth MacFarlane, the film did quite well commercially, earning over $ 200 million on a budget of $ 68 million. The next year, he had a minor role in the psychological thriller horror film `Spli’`. It was directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The story revolved around a man who suffered from multiple personality disorder and had 23 different personalities. He kidnaps three teenage girls, and keeps them locked in an isolated underground facility. The film was made on a budget of just $ 9 million, and it was a huge success, earning over $ 270 million. The film was praised by most critics. It won a few awards as well.
  • In 2018, he played a guest role in the drama series `The Deuce’. In 2019, he played guest roles in two TV shows, `FBI` & `Bull’.
  • He has also played voice roles in few animated shows and films such as `Shrine of the Morning Mist`, `Ultimate Muscle` and `Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys`.
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Personal Life
  • Sebastian Arcelus was born on 5th November, 1976, in New York City, in the US. He studied at Williams College. He can speak both English and Spanish. He married Stephanie J Block in 2007. The couple had a daughter in 2015.
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