Nick Searcy –

Searcy in Justified.

About Nick Searcy (1959 – )

Nick Searcy was born in Cullowhee, North Carolina. He is a graduate of Cullowhee High School. He then briefly attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in English.

From 1982 to 1989, Searcy lived in New York where he did Off-Broadway plays. Some of these included Guys and Dolls, Cabaret and Jesus Christ Superstar. When he moved back to North Carolina, he began to act in features that were shooting locally. Small parts in Days of Thunder (1990) and The Prince of Tides led to the role of the malicious Frank in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991).

Searcy has appeared in several television series. He had a recurring role as Brett on Thunder Alley, was a series regular on American Gothic and guest starred on Murder One and Nash Bridges with Don Johnson. He was a regular character on the UPN series Seven Days from 1998 to 2001, and played Barry Martin on the ABC series Rodney, which starred Rodney Carrington, from 2004 to 2006. He has also starred in several TV movies, including In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (1994), Stolen Innocence (1995) and Le Jeu de l'oie (1980). In 2014 he appeared in the CBS drama Intelligence.

In the summer of 1996, Searcy produced, directed and acted in his independent feature, Paradise Falls (1997), written by Sean Bridgers, and they won a Hollywood Discovery Award at the Hollywood Film Festival for Best Feature Film (Under $1 Million) and Best Dramatic Feature at the Charleston, S.C., 1997 WorldFest. Since then, he has appeared in films such as Cast Away (2000), One Hour Photo (2002), Runaway Jury (2003), and The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2005).

In 2011, Searcy appeared in the Herman Cain campaign ad "Yellow Flowers" on YouTube.

He is slated to direct the upcoming film Gosnell, a true crime drama based on the serial infant killer Kermit Gosnell.

Searcy resides in Southern California with his wife, actress Leslie Riley, and their two children, Chloe and Omar.

Nick Searcy's credits include...

Year Movie Role
2017The Shape of Water
2016GreaterThe Farmer
201611.22.63Deke Simmons
2014IntelligenceGeneral Greg Carter
2014Petals on the WindDr. Reeves
2012GoneMr. Miller
2011MoneyballMatt Keough
2010–2015JustifiedChief Deputy U.S. Marshal Art Mullen
2010The MentalistSheriff Andy Burnside
2010The Last SongTom Blakelee
2010Blood Done Sign My Name
2009Get LowDinner Game Guest
2009The Ugly TruthStuart
2009Cold StorageClive
2008Eagle EyeDavid Johnson (uncredited)
2008XIIDeputy Kent
2007The ComebacksMr. Truman
2007Timber FallsClyde
2007Welcome to ParadiseReverend Ellington
2007An American Crime
2006The Dead Girl
2005Mall CopWhite Wedding
2005Neighborhood Watch
2004The Lost Cause
2004The Assassination of Richard Nixon
2004The Last Summer
2003Runaway Jury
2003Head of StateBrian Lewis
2002One Hour PhotoRepairman
2002Double TeamedLarry Burge
2000Cast AwayStan
2000The Angel Doll
1998From the Earth to the MoonDeke Slayton
1998About Sarah
1998–2001Seven DaysNathan Ramsey
1997Paradise Falls
1996A Step Toward Tomorrow
1995–1996American Gothic
1995Desert Winds
1994The War
1993The FugitiveSheriff Rollins
1993House of Cards
1993Losers in Love
1993The Real McCoy
1993Sunny's Deliverance
1992Love Field
1991Fried Green TomatoesFrank Bennett
1991The Prince of Tides
1990Days of Thunder
Nick Searcy, with Robin Tunney and Aunjanuje Ellis, in The Mentalist (2010).
Nick Searcy in The Last Song (2010).
Searcy with Brittany Murphy in The Dead Girl (2006).
nick-searcy photos nick-searcy
In The Comebacks (2007).
In Paradise Falls (1997).
In Mall Cop (2005).
searcy-photos searcy-photos photos photos searcy-photos
Searcy as Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Art Mullen in Justified (2010-2015)... first and
sixth pictures with Tim Olyphant... seventh picture with Walton Goggins.
photos searcy-photos searcy-photos
In Head of State (2003)... bottom picture with Bernie Mac and Chris Rock.
In Get Low (2009).
searcy-photos searcy-photos nick-searcy searcy-photos
In Flicka (2006)... bottom picture with Ryan Kwanten and Tim McGraw.
Searcy in Eagle Eye (2008)... bottom picture with Michelle Monaghan.
As the unsavory Clive in Cold Storage (2009).
Nick Searcy in Blood Done Sign My Name (2010).