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Robert Clohessy (born June 10, 1958) is an American actor, known for playing Correctional Officer Sean Murphy on the HBO drama Oz. He was also a cast member in the final season of Hill Street Blues.

Clohessy was born in the Bronx, the son of John Clohessy, a police officer. Clohessy graduated from SUNY Purchase, along with Oz co-stars Edie Falco, Kirk Acevedo, and Seth Gilliam. Clohessy fought in the 1975 Golden Gloves in Madison Square Garden. He graduated from Pearl River High School in Pearl River, New York where he played varsity football. Clohessy first appeared on stage at Pearl River High School in their class production of "Guys and Dolls", playing, of all things, a police officer.

He has had recurring roles in the ABC daytime drama All My Children, Guiding Light, and appeared in the short lived Fox show New Amsterdam. He also played a semi-minor role in the film "Across the Universe", playing the part of Jude's long-lost father. He was also a series regular in short-lived shows such as Laurie Hill who at that time starred a then-unknown Ellen Degeneres.

He played the role of "Mike" in the Broadway Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Pal Joey, from November 2008 through February 2009. He is currently seen on HBO's new show Boardwalk Empire.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Robert Clohessy (born June 10, 1958) is an American actor, known for playing Correctional Officer Sean Murphy on the HBO drama Oz. He was also a cast member in the final season of Hill Street Blues.

Clohessy was born in the Bronx, the son of John Clohessy, a police officer. Clohessy graduated from SUNY Purchase, along with Oz co-stars Edie Falco, Kirk Acevedo, and Seth Gilliam. Clohessy fought in the 1975 Golden Gloves in Madison Square Garden. He graduated from Pearl River High School in Pearl River, New York where he played varsity football. Clohessy first appeared on stage at Pearl River High School in their class production of "Guys and Dolls", playing, of all things, a police officer.

He has had recurring roles in the ABC daytime drama All My Children, Guiding Light, and appeared in the short lived Fox show New Amsterdam. He also played a semi-minor role in the film "Across the Universe", playing the part of Jude's long-lost father. He was also a series regular in short-lived shows such as Laurie Hill who at that time starred a then-unknown Ellen Degeneres.

He played the role of "Mike" in the Broadway Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Pal Joey, from November 2008 through February 2009. He is currently seen on HBO's new show Boardwalk Empire.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 49

Birthday 1958-06-10

Place of Birth Bronx, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Robert Clohessey

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 The Brawler as Anthony Mango
2017 The Devil's Restaurant as Chef Dominick
2017 Sugar! as Ben
2017 Good Time as 6th Floor Elmhurst Police Officer
2016 My Art as Frank
2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows as Deputy Warden Hamlett
2015 To Whom It May Concern as Jack
2015 Living with the Dead: A Love Story as John McLean
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street as Nolan Drager (Jordan's Lawyer)
2013 The Blacklist (1 episode) as Richard
2013 The Immigrant as Immigration Official
2013 Weasel as Postman
2013 The Place Beyond the Pines as Chief Weirzbowski
2012 The Night Never Sleeps as Detective Jablonsky
2012 The Avengers as Police Sergeant
2012 Man on a Ledge as Prison Guard
2012 Broadway's Finest
2011 Tower Heist as Parade Cop
2011 Arthur as Veteran Cop
2010 Blue Bloods (205 episodes) as Sid Ghormley (4 episodes) as Sid Gormley (1 episode) as Lt. Gormley (37 episodes) as Sergeant Gormley
2010 Boardwalk Empire (1 episode)
2010 Fake as Patrick White
2009 White Collar (1 episode) as Roy
2009 The Crimson Mask as Parker
2009 Calling It Quits as Jake
2008 Life on Mars (1 episode) as Frank Wyatt
2008 27 Dresses as Dive Bartender
2007 Across the Universe as Wesley "Wes" Huber (Jude's Father)
2007 One Night as Doug
2006 The Town That Banned Christmas as Mayor
2006 16 Blocks as Cannova
2005 The Interpreter as FBI Agent King
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (1 episode)
1999 A Touch of Hope as Larry
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Leo Barth (2 episodes)
1997 The Practice (1 episode) as Detective Gagen
1995 The Great Mom Swap as Frank Balfour
1994 Chicago Hope (2 episodes)
1994 Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker as Dan Broyles
1992 Laurie Hill (10 episodes)
1992 In the Shadow of a Killer as Sean Doyle
1990 Law & Order (1 episode) as Robert Telford
1989 Sidewalk Stories as Alley Tough
1988 Tattingers (15 episodes)
1987 The Believers as Diner Detective
1987 Ohara (30 episodes)
1982 One of the Boys (13 episodes)
1981 Hill Street Blues (146 episodes)
1958 The Dick Clark Show (1 episode)

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