Sean Whalen was born in Washington D.C. The youngest of four, he was raised in Silver Spring/Olney Maryland and graduated from Sherwood High School. He moved west and graduated from UCLA four years later. Sean studied and performed at the famed Groundlings Theater. He also studied the Meisner technique at Playhouse West.
Sean’s career began with commercials, appearing in spots for Little Caesar’s Pizza, TJ Maxx, and many others. His most acclaimed commercial was the first GOT MILK? commercial directed by Michael Bay.
Sean has written several screenplays (one which is currently being produced by Brett Ratner and Jeff Nathanson), TV Pilots, punch up work on several cartoons, and a couple of short films. One short, TURKEY.CAKE, which he wrote and directed won the Rehobeth beach film festival. He is currently writing, producing, and directing comedy shorts for his web channel THATGUY – SEAN WHALEN on youtube.
Sean is also getting into the world of independent features as a producer and writer. Being a character actor, Sean has worked in every entertainment genre imaginable.