VIDEO: Chris Sullivan Keeps Trying to Slip the Phrase 'This Is Us' into the Show
Chris Sullivan appeared on last night's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Sullivan talks about getting left out of the men of THIS IS US photo for People's Sexiest Man Alive list and having to battle real-life food poisoning while filming Kate and Toby's wedding for the THIS IS US season finale. Check out the clip below!
Chris Sullivan is an American actor and musician known for playing Taserface in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol. 2. He first gained attention for his portrayal of Tom Cleary on the CineMax drama The Knick. He played Benny Hammond in Stranger Things and currently stars as Toby on the NBC drama This Is Us. He has starred in single episodes of various TV series: A Gifted Man (2012), Elementary, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and The Americans (2013).
He also played Sprit in the 2008 Sundance Film Festival nominated movie North Starr, and appeared in such films as THE NORMAL HEART and The Drop (2014), this last with THE KNICK co-star Jeremy Bobb. Much of Sullivan's early stage experience came in Chicago, where he trained improv at the iO Theater. Among his Chicago stage experience was in the cast of Defending the Caveman at Lakeshore Theater and the cast of The Ballad of Emmett Till at Goodman Theatre. He performed in various productions at After appearing as in the Original Broadway cast of Lombardi, Sullivan joined the long-running revival of Chicago in 2011.
In 2014, "The Tonight Show" returned to its New York origins when "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" made its broadcast debut from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center. Emmy Award- and Grammy Award-winning comedian Jimmy Fallon brings a high-tempo energy to the storied NBC franchise with his welcoming interview style, love of audience participation, spot-on impersonations and innovative sketches.<
An American television institution for almost 60 years, "The Tonight Show" continues to be a home to big-name celebrity guests and a stage for top musical and comedic talent. Taking a cue from his unforgettable predecessors, including hosts Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, Fallon carrys on the tradition that audiences know and love - kicking off every show with the iconic "Tonight Show" monologue. Known for his huge online presence, Fallon will brings along with him many of the popular segments, celebrity sketches and musical parodies that fans have grown to love on "Late Night," including #Hashtags, Thank You Notes and Slow Jam the News. Critically praised Grammy winners The Roots serves as "The Tonight Show" house band.