Stephen Ellis

Biography

Stephen Ellis is an actor originally from Fort Worth, TX. Ironically, he often plays roles in which he speaks in an English accent or wears clothes from another time period.

Over the past few years, the versatile character actor has worked alongside some of the greatest names in Entertainment, including George Clooney, the Coen Brothers, Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, Kristen Schaal, Jesse Eisenberg, Peter Serafinowicz, Jon Lovitz, Will Sasso, and Graham Greene.

He made his feature film debut in a supporting role in the 2013 DreamWorks comedy, Delivery Man, directed by Ken Scott. Since then, he has appeared in multiple films, and has guest-starred and recurred on TV. Next up, he will appear on the big screen again with the all-star Hollywood cast on the Coen Brothers’ highly anticipated 1950’s period comedy Hail, Caesar!.

In addition to his work in TV and Film, Stephen can regularly be seen in national commercials in America and across the world. (click here to see them)

On stage, Stephen has originated roles in world premieres at Lincoln Center/LCT3 in Nick Jones’ Obie-winning comedy The Coward (helmed by directing powerhouse, Sam Gold), Melissa Ross’ Thinner Than Water with the critically acclaimed Labyrinth Theater Company, and Kimber Lee’s Different Words for the Same Thing with the Center Theater Group in Los Angeles. He’s performed in multiple development workshops with some of the country’s most revered theater artists at MCC, The Public Theater, The O’Neill Playwright’s Conference, Ensemble Studio Theater, The Lark, and LAByrinth Theater Co, South Coast Repertory.

Stephen is a graduate of Kenyon College and The National Theater Institute, where he studied under Brian Dennehy and The Royal Shakespeare Company. He is represented on both coasts by Don Buchwald and Associates/Fortitude for Film, Theatre and Television and Abrams Artists for Commercials.

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