Biography

Sean Stokes is an award-winning actor, singer and writer.  His New York and regional stage credits include John Henry Redwood’s The Old Settler, Carson McCullers’ The Member of the Wedding, August Strindberg’s Easter, and William Saroyan’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Time of Your Life.

From period dramas to musicals and comedies, Sean is an all-around storyteller.  OffOffOnline called him a “strong leading man” for his dramatic depth, while BroadwayWorld put a spotlight on his musical theater side.  He won a 2014 Audelco Award for his work in the romantic comedy Sassy Mamas by Celeste Bedford-Walker.

His musical credits include the national tour of Freedom Train, Footloose, and the new hip-hop/R&B musical Mercy Street.  As a songwriter and musician himself, Sean’s credits include MTV, Burger King and TV-One. His music was recently featured by the ancestry company 23andMe.com

A native of Florida and North Carolina, Sean graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  After college, Sean moved to Washington, D.C. to work as a broadcast journalist, before eventually moving to New York to pursue his passion for acting and music.

He is represented by New York theatrical agent Meg Pantera.

–Journal Entertainment