A prolific actor, Sean Bridgers made a name for himself in dramatic film. Bridgers started off his acting career mostly in film roles, appearing in "Road Kill USA" (1994), "Nell" (1994) and "Paradise Falls" (1998). He also appeared in the TV movie "Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Smart Story" (CBS, 1991-92). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including parts on "In the Heat of the Night" (CBS, 1987-1994) and "Legacy" (UPN, 1998-99). His film career continued throughout the nineties and the early 2000s in productions like the Reese Witherspoon box office smash comedy "Sweet Home Alabama" (2002) and the drama "Jake's Closet" (2006) with Ben Bode. He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Criminal Minds" (CBS, 2005-). Bridgers was nominated for an Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Screen Actors Guild Award for "Deadwood" in 2007. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Nick Searcy thriller "Cold Storage" (2010), "The Woman" (2011) and "Jug Face" (2013) with Chad Crawford Kinkle. He also appeared in the Michelle Monaghan dramatic adaptation "The Best of Me" (2014). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Justified" (FX, 2009-2015). Most recently, Bridgers acted in the Bryan Cranston historical drama "Trumbo" (2015).