Feb. 12th, 1964
New York City, New York, USA
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Raphael Sbarge (born February 12, 1964) is an American actor and voice actor. He is best known for his roles as Archie Hopper/Jiminy Cricket on the ABC fantasy series Once Upon a Time and Kaidan Alenko in the Mass Effect trilogy. Since 2014, he has portrayed Inspector David Molk in the TNT series Murder in the First.
Born into a theater-oriented family in New York City. His mother, Jeanne (Button), was a costume designer, and his father, Stephen Arnold Sbarge, was an artist, writer and stage director who named his son after the Renaissance artist. Sbarge began his career at the age of five on Sesame Street (1969), but grew up back stage, in costume shops or hanging around rehearsal halls with the actors.
Theater is his passion and his stage credits include work on Broadway in Ah, Wilderness with 'Jason Robards' and 'Colleen Dewhurst'; Curse of an Aching Heart with 'Faye Dunaway'; Shadow Box with 'Mercedes Ruehl'; Twilight of the Golds and Voices in the Dark. Extensive regional and off-Broadway credits include Picnic with 'Gwyneth Paltrow'; Booth with 'Frank Langella'; Hamlet, directed by 'Joseph Papp'; and most recently, The Cherry Orchard with 'Annette Bening' and 'Alfred Molina'. On the big screen, he appeared in over 30 films, including appearing with 'Tom Cruise' in Risky Business (1983), Independence Day (1996), Message in a Bottle (1999), Pearl Harbor (2001), Vision Quest (1985).
His television movie credits include Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) (with 'Halle Berry'), Billionaire Boys Club (1987), Breast Men (1997) with 'Chris Cooper', Quicksilver Highway (1997) with 'Christopher Lloyd', Murder 101 (1991) with 'Pierce Brosnan', Final Verdict (1991) with 'Treat Williams', Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1990) with 'Paul Winfield', Cracked Up (1987) with 'Edward Asner', Prison for Children (1987), A Streetcar Named Desire (1984) with 'Ann-Margret', to name a few. He also played the hard-working attorney Jake Straka in the one-hour CBS drama, The Guardian (2001).
Sbarge is married to actress 'Lisa Akey' and they split their time between Los Angeles and New York with their daughter Gracie; son, Django Garrison; and their dog Willow.
- Daughter: Gracie Holiday (born August 6, 2002) and son: Django Garrison.
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