Derek Cecil filmography and biography
Date of birth: 5 January 1973, Amarillo, Texas, USA
Derek Cecil biography
Derek Cecil was born on January 15, 1973 in Amarillo, Texas. He
graduated from the University of Houston and the American
Conservatory's Advanced Theater Training Program in San Francisco,
California. He is a founding member of New York's Rude Mechanicals
Theater Company and has acted and directed as a member of the company.
Cecil gained national exposure when he starred opposite Mark Ruffalo in UPN's short-lived TV series The Beat. The series dealt with the lives of two uniform police officers in New York City and was from Homicide: Life on the Street executive producers Barry Levinson (I) and Tom Fontana. Following a recurring role on the Fox series Pasadena, Cecil took on another starring television role with ABC's experimental Push, Nevada. Cecil played IRS agent Jim Prufrock on the show, which offered viewers a cash prize for solving its fictional mystery. Derek Cecil continues to divide his time between theater, television, and film.
Derek Cecil trivia
- Serves as Associate Artistic Director of the Rude Mechanicals Theater Co. in New York City.
- Graduated from Taft High School in San Antonio, Texas in 1991.
- Graduated from the same high school as fellow Texan actor James Roday.
Derek Cecil filmography
|The Next Three Days||2010|
|Frank the Rat||2009|
|Winter of Frozen Dreams||2009|
|The Good Wife||2009|
|The Killing Floor||2007|
|Working with a Master: John McNaughton||2006|
|Masters of Horror||2005|
|Men in Black II||2002|
|The Back Page||2001|
|Law & Order: Criminal Intent||2001|
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||1999|
|The Unspoken Truth||1995|
|Law & Order||1990|