Sean Hayes Biography
Sean Hayes (Sean Patrick Hayes) is an American actor, comedian, and producer best known for playing Jack McFarland on the NBC sitcom Will & Grace. In addition, he runs a television production company known as Hazy Mills Production. The company produces shows such as Grimm, Hot in Cleveland, The Soul Man, and Hollywood Game Night.
Sean Hayes Age
How old is Hayes? He was born on 26 June 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Hayes is 52 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on June 26th every year.
Sean Hayes Education
Hayes enrolled at Glenbard West High School and later joined Illinois State University where he studied piano performance. He then left “two or three classes short” of graduation when he became a music director at the Pheasant Run Theater in St. Charles, Illinois. In February 2013, Hayes received an honorary Ph.D. from Illinois State University.
Moreover, he also worked as a classical pianist and practiced improv t The Second City in Chicago. Hayes composed original music for a production of Antigone at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. In 1995, he moved to Los Angeles where he got work as a stand-up comedian and an actor on stage and on television. His work included a commercial for Doritos which then aired during Super Bowl XXXII in 1998.
Sean Hayes Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Sean Hayes Family
Hayes is the son of Mary Hayes and Ronald Hayes, the youngest of five children. His mother Mary was the director of a non-profit food bank called the Northern Illinois Food Bank and his father was a lithographer. Hayes was raised as a Roman Catholic in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and is of Irish descent. His father who was an alcoholic left them when Sean was only five years old and has not spoken to him in many years. Hayes and his siblings were then raised by their mother. His mother died in 2018.
Is Sean Hayes Gay?
He had refused to talk about his sexual orientation for many years and said that he believed that audiences would therefore be more open-minded about his characters. Hayes appeared to imply that he is gay in a 2010 interview with The Advocate, stating: “Really? Are you’re gonna shoot the gay guy down? I never have had a problem saying who I am. I am who I am.” Hayes also indicated that he was in a relationship.
Sean Hayes Wife
He announced in October 2017 that he had married his partner of eight years, Scott Icenogle. Hayes and his husband wrote a book named Plum, which is about how the sugar plum fairy got her wings. Hayes has always had an interest in the Nutcracker and memorized the whole musical piece.
Sean Hayes Children
Hayes likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Sean Hayes Career|Actor
Hayes was an extra in the film Lucas (1986) which was then filmed at his high school as a teenager. He made his professional debut in the independent film Billy’s Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998) which then brought him wide attention.
Sean Hayes Will and Grace
He appeared in the cast as Jack McFarland, a flamboyantly gay and frequently unemployed actor, in the NBC comedy series Will & Grace. Will & Grace became a long-running hit and Hayes’ performance earned him seven consecutive Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series winning the award for his first nomination. For his performance, Hayes was also nominated for six Golden Globe Awards.
Sean Hayes Broadway
In April, 20210, Hayes made his Broadway debut Broadway revival of the musical Promises, Promises. In addition, he received a nomination for the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance and was also nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. He also starred in the Broadway play An Act of God which then ran from June 6, 2016, to September 4, 2016.
Sean Hayes Grimm
Furthermore, hayes is also a co-producer in the American fantasy police procedural drama television series. The series is created by Stephen Carpenter and Jim Kouf & David Greenwal. He also made an appearance in the American medical comedy-drama television series Scrubs.
Sean Hayes Awards & Achievements
- Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
- 2001 · Will & Grace
- Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
- 2006, 2003, 2002 · Will & Grace
- Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
- 2000 · Will & Grace
- Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Sidekick
- 2004, 2001, 2000 · Will & Grace
- Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Programs
- 2011 · Tony Awards
- GLAAD Media Stephen F. Kolzak Award
Sean Hayes Movies and TV Shows
- 2017-The Emoji Movie, Steven
- 2014-How Murray Saved Christmas, Edison Elf
- 2013-Monsters University, Terri Perry
- 2012- The Three Stooges, Larry Fine
- Hit and Run, Sandy Osterman
Sean Hayes Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$20 Million.
Sean Hayes Social Media Platforms
He is very active on social media platforms and has over 494.7k followers on Twitter, 1.2M followers on Instagram, and over 2M followers on Facebook.