Sean Maher

Sean Maher

Apr. 16th, 1975
Born in
Pleasantville, New York, USA
5' 10

Sean Maher's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Firefly TV Show
The $treet TV Show
The $treet
Ryan Caulfield: Year One TV Show
Ryan Caulfield: Year One

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Sean Maher (born April 16, 1975) is an American actor, best known for his role as Simon Tam in the short-lived science fiction television series Firefly.

Born in Pleasantville, New York. Graduating from Byram Hills High School, Maher trained at New York University where he earned his drama degree in 1997. He acted on stage in several productions, including Yerma and Into the Woods. Maher starred as the title character, a rookie police officer, on the short-lived TV series Ryan Caulfield: Year One. In 2000 he was one of the main characters on the Fox show The $treet, and he has also appeared on the television series Party of Five (as Adam Matthews) and on CSI: Miami.

Maher reprised his role from Firefly in the film Serenity (2005). Maher was also cast as a chief resident in a hospital on the new series Halley's Comet. He appeared in the 2005 Lifetime movie The Dive From Clausen's Pier as Michelle Trachtenberg's new love interest. He also appeared as Brian Piccolo in the 2001 remake of Brian's Song. In 2006, he co-starred as John Stamos's boyfriend in the made-for-television movie Wedding Wars.

  • Was notorious on the _"Firefly" (2002)_ (qv) set for calling his character's sister her real name (Summer) instead of her character's name (River).
  • Attended the Playwrights Horizons Theatre School, a studio in New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
  • Graduated from NYU in 1997 with a drama degree.
  • Graduated from Byram Hills High School
  • Graduated from Byram Hills High School in Armonk, New York, which he attended at the same time as actors 'Eddie Cahill' (qv) and 'Eyal Podell' (qv).

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