Veteran actor Nick Searcy has maintained a distinguished career spanning more than two decades. His credits range from independent features to Hollywood blockbusters and television series hits.
Nick played General Hoyt in Guillermo del Toro’s 2018 Best Picture winner “The Shape of Water”; and had a role in the multiple Oscar-winning film “Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri” from writer-director Martin McDonagh.
Searcy’s other big-screen highlights include Bennett Miller’s Oscar-nominated “Moneyball,” Robert Zemeckis’ “Cast Away” opposite Tom Hanks and Helen Hunt, and Jon Avnet’s beloved classic “Fried Green Tomatoes,” starring Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy.
Other films include THE BEST OF ENEMIES, THE LAST SONG, THE UGLY TRUTH, THE DEAD GIRL, RUNAWAY JURY, EAGLE EYE, HEAD OF STATE, NELL, THE FUGITIVE, and DAYS OF THUNDER, among many others.
On television, he is best known for the tough-but-tender Chief Deputy Art Mullen on the FX series, “Justified.” He recently starred in the miniseries’ The Hot Zone and Manhunt Deadly Games.
He also appeared as Deke Simmons in Hulu’s 11/22/63, and has been a series regular on UPN’s 7 Days, CBS’s American Gothic, HBO’s From The Earth To The Moon, ABC’s Rodney, and CW’s Easy Money, and guest starred on countless shows including Lethal Weapon, The Ranch, Chicago Med, Hawaii 5-0, Mom, Hot in Cleveland, Intelligence, Archer, The Mentalist, Lie To Me, Without a Trace, The West Wing, CSI, I’ll Fly Away, In The Heat of The Night, and NCIS.
Also an accomplished director, his second film, GOSNELL was released in theatres nationwide on October 12, 2018. His first film, PARADISE FALLS (now called CAROLINA LOW), won 6 festival awards including the Best Feature Film award at the 1997 Hollywood Film Festival, and he continues to write and develop new works for the screen.
He recently wrapped two feature films, both westerns, THE OLD WAY, opposite Nicolas Cage, and the Daily Wire’s TERROR ON THE PRAIRIE, starring Gina Carano, both of which will be released in 2022.
CAPITOL PUNISHMENT is the second documentary Searcy has produced and hosted, the first being AMERICA AMERICA GOD SHED HIS GRACE ON THEE, a exploration of the relationship between God and America, available now at shedhisgrace.com.