Jack Rothplayed by Jeremy Sisto
40 years old, Jack Roth is a seasoned detective with a dark past. Well known for bringing down the Hillside Stranglers, Jack is hot on the trail of the newest serial killer on the Sunset Strip. Working these cases has taken its toll on Jack and is stirring up old temptations and bringing out some old bad habits. Finding himself in a game of cat and mouse with his latest suspect, Jack sees the line between cop and killer begins to blur. These two men are more similar than he’d like to admit.
On the big screen, actor Jeremy Sisto next stars in the tennis comedy “Break Point,” which he also co-wrote and produced. The film, about two brothers who united to form a doubles tennis team for a run at a grand slam, premiered at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival and will open on September 4TH. It also includes David Walton, J.K Simmons, Amy Smart and Chris Parnell. Sisto also stars in Fox International’s genre film “The Other Side of the Door,” and “Hangman,” which premiered at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival, which Sisto also produced. He was last seen in the indie films “As Cool as I Am,” with Claire Danes and James Marsden, and “Robot and Frank,” with Frank Langella and Liv Tyler.
On television, Sisto last starred on A&E’s drama series “The Returned,” based on the acclaimed French Series of the same title. He also had a three season run starring on the hit ABC comedy series “Suburgatory,” a role for which he received a Television Critics Choice Award nomination in 2013. He is probably best known for playing ‘Billy Chenowith’ on Alan Ball’s “Six Feet Under” for five years, a role which Alan wrote for him. In 2010, he finished a three year run on “Law & Order” as ‘Detective Cyrus Lupo.’ He was also the lead in the short-lived but critically acclaimed Jason Smilovic show “Kidnapped,” and he played the title role in the mini-series “Jesus” and “Julius Caesar.”
Sisto’s additional film credits are eclectic and date back to the early nineties with titles such as “Grand Canyon,” “Clueless,” “Hideaway,” “Moonlight and Valentino,” “White Squall,” “Without Limits,” “Suicide Kings,” “Thirteen,” “Wrong Turn” and “Waitress.”
Sisto’s Los Angeles theater credits include “Take Me Out,” a role that earned him a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Featured Performance, Sidney Kingsley’s “Dead End,” at the Ahmanson Theater, and the one man show “Sanguine,” at the 2nd Stage. In New York, he made his Broadway debut in “Festen,” a stage adaptation of Thomas Vinterberg’s film “The Celebration,” and he recently finished Beau Willimon’s “Spirit Control,” at the Manhattan Theater Club. Sisto also starred with Brian Dennehy in Bertolt Brecht’s “Galileo,” in Chicago. The play was directed by Robert Falls.
Sisto currently resides in Los Angeles.