George Eads

Actor, Drama teacher, Copy machine salesman
A charismatic performer who spent years on television looking for his big break, actor George Eads finally became a television star portraying forensic investigator Nick Stokes on the hit procedural "CSI: Crime Scene ... Read more »
Born: 03/01/1967 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (14)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 1995 - 1996, 2000 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gutshot Straight 2015 (Movie)

Jack (Actor)

Sex Ed 2014 (Movie)

Jimmy (Actor)

Savannah 1995 - 1996, 2000 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Monte Walsh 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Grapevine 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Only In America 1994 (Movie)

(Actor)

Crowned and Dangerous (TV Show)

Actor

Evel Knievel (TV Show)

Actor

Just a Walk in the Park (TV Show)

Actor

Second String (TV Show)

Actor

The List (TV Show)

Actor

The Spring (TV Show)

Actor

The Ultimate Lie (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A charismatic performer who spent years on television looking for his big break, actor George Eads finally became a television star portraying forensic investigator Nick Stokes on the hit procedural "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS, 2000- ). Prior to that role, Eads eked out a living with roles on less-than-popular shows like "Strange Luck" (Fox, 1995-96) and Aaron Spelling's short-lived "Savannah" (The WB, 1996-97), before carving out a niche in TV movies like "The Ultimate Lie" (USA, 1996) and "Crowned and Dangerous" (ABC, 1997). He went on to score a few episodes of "ER" (NBC, 1994-2009) and had a regular role on the sitcom "Grapevine" (CBS, 2000), only to find himself out of work once more when that series was canceled after five episodes. But Eads segued right away into "CSI," where he was fortunate enough to have landed on a series that ran well into the next decade, turning him into a known commodity while allowing the actor the comfort of tackling outside roles as he chose. During his time on the show, Eads landed a number of guest spots and TV movies, but none as high-profile as his starring turn as the iconic 1970s daredevil, "Evel Knievel" (TNT, 2004). With his portrayal of Stokes, Eads was elevated from unknown to fan favorite after years of struggle.

Relationships

Monika Casey Producer

Wife
Married on June 16, 2011 in Montecito, CA after dating six years

Arthur Eads

Father
born c. 1941 divorced from Eads' mother remarried

Vivian Eads

Mother
born c. 1941 divorced from Eads' father remarried

Angela Eads

Sister
born on August 23, 1964

EDUCATION

Texas Tech University

Lubbock , Texas 1990

Texas Tech University

Lubbock , Texas 1990

Belton High School

Belton , Texas 1985

Milestones

2004

Cheated death repeatedly, playing daredevil Evel Knievel, in the TNT biopic "Evel Knievel"

2004

Fired from "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" due to a salary dispute and failure to report for work for the new season; returned to work the following week, after what he called a misunderstanding.

2002

Featured in the football-themed film "Second String", aired on TNT in lieu of theatrical release

2000

Acted in the supernatural TV-movie thriller "The Spring" (NBC)

2000

Played a forensic investigator with a regular role on the breakout hit crime drama series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS)

2000

Was a regular on the short-lived sitcom "Grapevine" (CBS)

1997

Played the ex-lover of a murdered beauty queen in the ABC TV-movie "Crowned and Dangerous"

1997

After losing a role in the Showtime TV-movie "The Baby Dance", was contacted by the project's producer Jodie Foster, who encouraged the actor to stick with it

1996

Appeared in the NBC TV-movie drama "The Ultimate Lie"

1996

Landed a role on the primetime soap "Savannah", (The WB) produced by Aaron Spelling; murdered in the series premiere, but proved so popular, he appeared in subsequent episodes in flashbacks, then as the original character's long-lost twin brother Nick

1995

Acted in the independent film "Only in America"

1995

Guest starred on "Strange Luck" (Fox)

1994

Moved to Los Angeles

1992

Enrolled in a Dallas acting school

Had a recurring role in "ER" (NBC) as the medic who woos Nurse Hathaway (Julianna Marguiles)

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