D.B. Sweeney

About D.B. Sweeney

Who is it?: Actor, Soundtrack, Director
Birth Day: October 14, 1961
Birth Place:  Shoreham, Long Island, New York, United States
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1985–present
Spouse(s): Ashley Vachon (m. 2000)
Children: 2

D.B. Sweeney

D.B. Sweeney was born on October 14, 1961 in  Shoreham, Long Island, New York, United States, is Actor, Soundtrack, Director. Daniel Bernard Sweeney was born on November 14, 1961 in Shoreham, Long Island, New York. He got his start in the New York theatre with appearances in dozens of productions including a run on Broadway in "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial". He was selected by Francis Ford Coppola to star in the Vietnam era drama Gardens of Stone (1987). This began a string of performances including Shoeless Joe Jackson in Eight Men Out (1988), Dish Boggett in Lonesome Dove (1989), Travis Walton in Fire in the Sky (1993), and as Doug Dorsey the hockey player turned figure skater in the classic romantic comedy The Cutting Edge (1992). His television work includes Strange Luck (1995), C-16: FBI (1997) and Harsh Realm (1999) with appearances in Jericho (2006), Crash (2008), The Event (2010), and the Emmy-winning Miss Rose White (1992). He recently migrated to the other side of the camera to produce, direct and co-write the cult film Two Tickets to Paradise (2006) which won over a dozen awards at major film festivals.
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Occupation Actor
Age 59 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born October 14, 1961 ( Shoreham, Long Island, New York, United States)
Birthday October 14
Town/City  Shoreham, Long Island, New York, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

D.B. Sweeney’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

D.B. Sweeney was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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Sweeney guest-starred in the television series The Edge of Night and Spenser: For Hire. In films, he has played Jackie Willow, a Vietnam-era soldier, in Francis Ford Coppola's Gardens of Stone (1987), navigator 1st Lt. Phil Lowenthal in Memphis Belle (1990), and Travis Walton in Fire in the Sky (1993). He also played former ice hockey player Doug Dorsey in The Cutting Edge (1992), Shoeless Joe Jackson in Eight Men Out (1988), and Dish Boggett in Lonesome Dove (1989).


Sweeney was born and raised in Long Island, New York, by a Teacher father and a municipal government employee mother. He attended Shoreham-Wading River High School and both Tulane and New York University. Before completing his B.F.A. at NYU in 1990, he starred in the Broadway revival of The Caine Mutiny Court Martial.


He was a regular cast member on C-16 from 1997 to 1998.


After voicing Iguanodon Aladar in the 2000 Disney CGI animated film Dinosaur, Sweeney starred in Life as We Know It as Michael Whitman (2004–2005).


In April 2000, Sweeney married Ashley Vachon, they have a son, Cade (born August 26, 2001) and a daughter, Cody (born April 16, 2004).


Sweeney has guest-starred on various television series, including House (2006) as Crandall, an ex-bandmate of Dr. Gregory House; Jericho as John Goetz (2006–2008); Castle as a Los Angeles detective (2011), and more. He also had recurring roles as U.S. Marshal Sam Kassmeyer, assigned to protect Haley and Jack Hotchner on Criminal Minds (2009); as Peter Emory in season 1 of Crash (2008); and as Carter in The Event (2010).


A supporter of the U.S. military, Sweeney founded a website, lettersfromhollywood.army.mil to get messages of support to active duty and retired military. He has made multiple visits to the Middle East and Europe to visit with Service members. On May 4, 2008, Sweeney flew with the helicopter squadron HMM-364, "The World Famous Purple Foxes", in a CH-46E while in Iraq visiting with Service members and promoting his new film, Two Tickets to Paradise.


Sweeney plays Captain John Trent in the horror web series, Universal Dead. In late June 2010, it was announced that Universal Dead will be made into a feature film.


In 2012, Sweeney voiced the adult Avatar Aang in The Legend of Korra, the sequel series of Avatar: The Last Airbender. He currently narrates the reality television series Mountain Men.

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