Sean Dillingham

Sean Dillingham

Actor

Actor, acting teacher and performance coach in Phoenix, Arizona

About Sean

Phoenix Arizona Acting & Performance Instructor - Sean Dillingham. Actor. Improvisor. Instructor. Sean has performed in over 90+ commercials, 30+ films and 13 national tv series. He has studied with The Second City, The Groundlings and I.O. West. You may recognize him from such television shows as: "This is Us" "Brooklyn Nine Nine" "There's Johnny" "Longmire" "Nightshift" and more! He instructs in Standup, Improv, Hosting, Teleprompter, Acting and more! Be sure to check the calendar for upcoming shows, classes, news and events!

Sean is known as one of the finest improvisers in comedy. He uses this skill to interact with the audience - spontaneously creating jokes specific to any audience. Sean has a rare ability to play off the crowd. He is able to discover things about audience members and create an interactive show that leaves everyone feeling like they were included in a part of something unforgettable. When you see Sean Dillingham, you're not just getting a recital of jokes, you're getting a personal, customized show each and every time! Improvises with a crowd like a Jazz musician....swinging in unexpected directions without a plan, without a net! Sean has been part of several Improv Comedy Troupes as well as studied at both The Second City, The Groundlings and I.O. West.

His act is lively, current, and "gut-busting". Sean’s versatility, the ability to make adjustments on the spot and great improvisational skills, makes his act "a must see". Sometimes audience members feel like they are personally being roasted, but it's all in good fun. Sean Dillingham is a nonstop, fast-paced tornado of interactive comedy that has to be experienced to be believed. Once he whips the audience into a comedy frenzy, no other comic dares perform after him.
He has appeared on America's Funniest People, Ed McMahon’s ”Next Big Star" and has been featured on "XM Radio".
He was featured as a finalist and winner on the television show, America’s Funniest People, where ABC television producer Stephanie Keane sited him as,” another Robin Williams”. It’s non-stop laughter from beginning to end, which is why he has proven himself time and again to be a “showstopper”. When audiences see Sean for the first time they are given only one piece of advice, HOLD ON.

He's shared the stage with Louie Anderson, Gilbert Gottfried, Patty Loveless, Belinda Carlisle, Loretta Lynn, The Doobie Brothers, Rick Springfield, K.C. and the Sunshine band, Victoria Jackson and more. He has performed on film with such stars as Jane Seymour, Patrick Duffy, Don Ameche, Stacy Keache, John O’Hurley, Andre Braugher, Andy Samberg, Milo Ventimiglia and more. He was also a finalist on the Star Search spin-off, “Ed McMahon’s Next Big Star”.

As an actor, he has appeared in over 65 commercials and 25 films. His latest major film was “On the Road”, where he worked opposite of Alice Braga (Terry) and Sam Riley (Sal Paradise) as the Cotton Foreman. “On the Road” was directed by Walter Salles and produced by Francis Ford Coppola. He’s also appeared on NBC NightShift, Netflix Longmire, FOX Brooklyn Nine-Nine and NBC This is Us.


Name: Sean Dillingham

Lives in: Phoenix, Arizona

Company: Actor

Occupation: Actor, Acting Teacher and Performance Coach

Unique traits: Acting, Comedy, Improv

Credits

  • Jessica Frost

    Jessica Frost (2017)
    Film (Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor A young woman searching for the origins of her past is thrown into a turbulent journey through the desert when a time-traveling psychopath begins hunting her.

  • Creation's Daughter

    Creation's Daughter (2016)
    Film (Short, Adventure, Comedy and Drama) Actor After a young Traveler is picked up by a group of bohemian vagabonds, they all are suddenly thrown into a situation that is more then meets the eye.

  • Krampus Unleashed

    Krampus Unleashed (2016)
    Film (Horror) Actor In pursuit of buried treasure, a group of fortune hunters unearth an ancient demonic summoning stone that holds a terrible curse and awakens a timeless evil, the Krampus. After centuries of slumber, Krampus has awoken with a thirst for blood. Written by Uncork'd Entertainmnet

  • Ilyushin

    Ilyushin (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Add a Plot »

  • The Night Shift

    The Night Shift (2016)
    Television (Action, Comedy and Drama) Actor A group of doctors from the Army return to work the night shift at a hospital in San Antonio.

  • Gringos

    Gringos (2015)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Actor Everyday, thousands of immigrants line the parking lots of hardware stores and climb into cars with strangers they've never met, all for the promise of paid work. In GRINGOS, a group of undocumented workers are lured into the home of Liz Rhodes with the promise of their biggest payday, only to discover the terrifying fate she has in store for them.

  • A Haunting on Butterscotch Lane

    A Haunting on Butterscotch Lane (2015)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • I Pranked My Parents

    I Pranked My Parents (2015)
    Television (Comedy) Actor Ever wish you could play a silly prank on your parents? Well now you can! Every week kids get to turn the tables and trick mom or dad on...I Pranked My Parents!

  • Sonoran Living Live

    Sonoran Living Live (2015)
    Television Actor Add a Plot »

  • Legends & Lies

    Legends & Lies (2015)
    Television (Biography) Actor The series profiles notable figures of the Old West, through interviews with descendants and historians; and archival photographs.

  • The Gospel According to Bart

    The Gospel According to Bart (2015)
    Film (Drama) Actor Nathaniel's boyfriend kills himself after a homophobic beating. Brokenhearted, Nathaniel hides behind the skirt of Ava, his best friend since high school, and contemplates asking her to marry him. The starring role she ropes him into in a church play an openly gay apostle named Bart helps him to find the courage to accept himself. Written by Anonymous

  • Operation Repo

    Operation Repo (2014)
    Television (Reality-TV) Actor Take a look inside the fast-paced, high pressure world of car repossession with a team of highly trained professionals from California's San Fernando Valley.

  • FOX 10: Arizona Morning Show

    FOX 10: Arizona Morning Show (2013)
    TV Movie (News) Actor Add a Plot »

  • On the Road

    On the Road (2012)
    Film (Adventure and Drama) Actor Shaken by the death of his father and discouraged by his stalled career, writer Sal Paradise goes on a road trip hoping for inspiration. While traveling, he is befriended by charismatic and fearless Dean Moriarty and Moriarty's free-spirited and seductive young wife, Marylou. Traveling across the American southwest together, they strive to break from conformity and and search the unknown, and their decisions change the very course of their lives. Written by anonymous

  • Good Morning Arizona

    Good Morning Arizona (2010)
    Television (News) Actor Long format local TV morning newscast.

  • Jason Goes Shopping

    Jason Goes Shopping (2008)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Horror) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Soupline

    Soupline (2006)
    Film (Short) Actor Add a Plot »

  • How to Become Famous

    How to Become Famous (1999)
    Film Actor Add a Plot »

  • The Catcher

    The Catcher (1998)
    Film (Horror and Sport) Actor In Taft, California, 1981, Johnny (Fred Meyers) is a unassuming baseball hopeful who turned against his stern and demanding father (Joe Estevez) and beat him to death with a baseball bat on a baseball diamond field. 17 years later, Johnny is released from the local insane asylum and begins a killing spree, with his father's ghost as an umpire. Written by matt-282

  • Sunstroke

    Sunstroke (1992)
    TV Movie (Thriller) Actor After a bitter divorce, Teresa embarks on a noir journey to recover custody of her daughter. Murder, blackmail, and a mysterious stranger await her at a Scottsdale motel. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

  • The New America's Funniest People

    The New America's Funniest People (1990)
    Television (Comedy and Family) Actor As America's Funniest Home Videos gained in popularity, the producers found that many people were starting to stage their own situations, rather than depending on random chance to grant them a winning shot. This program was created to give these amateur film producers a chance to show off their creativity and perhaps win the $100,000 grand prize. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Education

  • Second City - Hollywood

  • The Groundlings - Hollywood

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