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Stephen Ellis, a Texas native, is an actor featured on Whatculture's list of "10 Rising Actors Who Could Be The Next Big Thing."
The actor made his feature film debut in a supporting role opposite Vince Vaughn in 'Delivery Man' (2013). Since then, he has been in several feature films including the Coen Brother's "Hail Caesar!" (2016), and "The Lears," (2017), opposite Bruce Dern.
In 2015, Stephen starred in the Award-winning short film 'A Reasonable Request', directed by Andrew Launch (Nominated for Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival, SXSW, and winner of Best Comedy at Hollyshorts Film Festival). Vice magazine named it one of "the best 2015 short films you can watch online," and Ellis garnered two best actor awards.
A prolific stage actor, Ellis made his New York City theater debut at Lincoln Center in Nick Jones' Obie-winning comedy 'The Coward,' directed by Sam Gold. Critics remarked, "imbued with a surprising depth of emotion by Stephen Ellis." He has since performed in numerous world premieres, including Melissa Ross' 'Thinner Than Water' with the Labyrinth Theater Company, and in Los Angeles at the Kirk Douglas Theater and South Coast Repertory.
Stephen studied at The National Theater Institute and is an alumnus of Kenyon College, where he won the Paul Newman Award for Acting.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: B Moses