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Skipp Sudduth | Biography

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  • Full Name Robert Lee "Skipp" Sudduth IV
  • Occupation Actor, Director, Musician
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
  • Birth Date Aug 23, 1956
  • Age 65 Years, 8 Months
  • Height Undisclosed
  • Net Worth Undisclosed
John Sullivan in the TV Series 'Third Watch'

Skipp Sudduth | Biography

Directed episodes of TV Series like 'Third Watch,' 'ER,' & 'Criminal Minds'

In 1999, Sudduth landed one of his most popular roles, John Sullivan, in the TV series 'Third Watch.' Sudduth portrayed the role for 131 episodes from 1999 to 2005. 'Third Watch' follows the adventures of a group of men and women who work as police officers, firefighters, and paramedics in New York City's fictional 55th Precinct.


Robert Lee "Skipp" Sudduth IV is an actor well known for appearing in the film Ronin and the TV series Third Watch.

Who is Skipp Sudduth? 

Skipp Sudduth is an American theater, film, and television actor and director. He debuted his acting career in the 1984 movie Mutants in Paradise as Boris / Bob. 

Subsequently, Sudduth appeared in several credits such as Elvis (TV series 1990), The Secret (TV movie 1992), Daybreak (TV movie 1993), Scam (TV movie 1993), As the World Turns (TV series 1993), and CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV series short 1994).

In 1995, Sudduth made his feature debut by playing a narcotics officer in Clockers. The same year, he was featured in the action thriller movie Money Train and guest-starred in the television series New York Undercover and New York News episodes.

However, he is widely recognized for his role as Larry in the 1998 film Ronin. The following year, he landed one of his most popular roles, John Sullivan, in the TV series Third Watch. Sudduth portrayed the role for 131 episodes from 1999 to 2005.

Third Watch follows the adventures of a group of men and women who work as police officers, firefighters, and paramedics in New York City's fictional 55th Precinct.

Moreover, Sudduth has also been featured in other TV series and movies such as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series 2005), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV series 2008), Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV series 2011), The Hunted (movie 2013), The Good Wife (TV series 2010-2014), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV series 2014), Beyond the Night (movie 2018), Madam Secretary (TV series 2017-2019), and many more.

Sudduth's most recent appearance was in the 2021 short Safe as Ed. Before that, Sudduth portrayed the role of Tom in the film Lazy Susan.

Aside from that, he is a singer-songwriter and the co-founder of Minus Ted, an acoustic rock band. The band has released two albums on its record label. 

He is also a member of the Rumble in the Redroom sketch comedy troupe in New York. 

Skipp Sudduth in 2019
Skipp Sudduth with his guitar in 2019 in Callicoon NY (Photo: Instagram)

Early Bio

Robert Lee "Skipp" Sudduth IV was born on 23 August 1956, in Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA. His father, Bobby Lee, is a retired electrical and aeronautical engineer, and her mother, Laura, is a former nurse. Sudduth also has a brother, Kohl, who is also an actor.

Sudduth attended Hampden-Sydney College and graduated with a BS in Biology in 1979. He then graduated with a master of fine arts, drama in theater from the University of Virginia in 1985.

Directing Credits 

Besides Sudduth's acting career, he is also a director of several TV series. He has directed three episodes of Third Watch (2003-2005), two episodes of ER (TV Series 2006-2007), one episode of Criminal Minds (2007), and Women's Murder Club (2007).

In addition, he has also directed five episodes of the popular TV series CSI: NY (2010-2012). His most recent directing credit was in CSI: Cyber in 2016.

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Is Skipp Sudduth Married?  

Sudduth is married and has a daughter with whom he resides in New York City. Unfortunately, there is no information about his wife, including her name, as she prefers a private lifestyle and stays away from the spotlight. 

However, Sudduth has referenced his wife multiple times on Twitter. On 3 October 2017, he posted a tweet mentioning that his wife is from S.A.

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