Steven Pasquale

Recent Role:

Dr. Jason Cole / Ian Price on Do No Harm

Born:

Hershey, Pennsylvania

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  • Steven Pasquale got his on-screen start with a role over a two episode arc in HBO’s Six Feet Under. He currently plays the misguided Sean Garrity in the FDNY drama Rescue Me. Previous to his television career, Pasquale was a pretty prominent name in theater, being nominated for several awards, particularly for his role in A Man of No Importance. He had built up quite an impressive résumé, some of which include Fat Pig, The Light in the Piazza, and West Side Story. Steven also had a couple movie appearances including The Last Run in 2004, and Aurora Borealis in 2005, he was recently cast to star in the new 'Alien versus Predator' movie.moreless

    Gender:

    Male

    Birth Place:

    Hershey, Pennsylvania

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    • Steven: (about what real firemen think about Rescue Me) We’ve sort of gotten their stamp of approval in terms of my experience running into the guys actually on the job. And, you know, that has meant more to us than any of the reviews and the ratings and what-not, to feel like they feel we hit the nail on the head, in terms of the dynamic in the firehouse and the struggles at home with wives and kids.

    • Steven: Wanna see the effort that goes into creating a character on Rescue Me? I accidentally made a monkey face for Denis [Leary] one day in the trailer, little did I know the next month I would be spent on national television making the same goddamn face.

    • Steven: (talking sarcastically about Denis Leary) What a jerk, you know, his writing is so sub-par… and he just can’t act. He’s a comedian really, I mean you know… I guess he’s okay for a ‘comedian’, but at the end of the day, it’s like… you know when they need the money shot, they go to the other guys… forget Denis.

    • Steven: Denis and Peter were writing so on the fly last year, but this year (referring to Season 2) they were able to really hash out what they wanted these guys to go through this season from beginning to end, and get a real jump on it. And not only that, their work relationship has gotten to the point where like they know what each other is gonna write, and what the other one’s gonna say and it ends up, you know in the script. You know every week they just gel so well together, it’s a well-oiled machine at this point.

    • Steven: On a normal one hour show you might shoot five or six or seven or eight pages on a great day. And you know its not uncommon for us to shoot eighteen pages, or nineteen pages… in the last block we shot twenty and a quarter pages in like eleven hours. Which I’ve never even heard of, you know we’re really making mini movies, 90 minutes of stuff in a two week block it’s just unbelievable how fast they work… the crew especially.

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    • Is married to Tony Award winning actress Laura Benanti whom he met while performing The Secret Garden for a charity concert.

    • Steven stated that the most heartbreaking thing he had experienced professionally was having to give up opening The Light in the Piazza on Broadway for his role in Rescue Me.

    • Steven states that his most rewarding role thus far was Fabrizio in Light in the Piazza.

    • Steven succeeded Jeremy Piven for the role of Tom in Fat Pig.

    • Steven's character in "Rescue Me", Sean Garrity, was originally named Sean Murphy but changed later on. Sean Murphy ended up being the name of Colleen's boyfriend early in Season 1.

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