Sean Patrick Flanery (born October 11, 1965) is an American actor known for such roles as Connor MacManus in The Boondock Saints, Greg Stillson in The Dead Zone and for portraying Indiana Jones in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, as well Bobby Dagen in Saw 3D.[1]

Early life

Flanery was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana and was raised in Houston, Texas. His father was a medical equipment salesman and his mother a real estate broker.[2][3] After attending Awty International School, Flanery graduated from Dulles High School in Sugar Land and attended the University of St. Thomas in Houston.

Acting career

Flanery started acting in college after he joined an acting class to meet a girl that he had a crush on.[4] He later moved to Los Angeles, California, in order to pursue his acting career. Since 1988, he has appeared in over 53 films, including The Boondock Saints, Powder, Simply Irresistible and D-Tox. However he is best known for playing Connor McManus in The Boondock Saints. He had a brief role as the ascended being Orlin in the Stargate SG-1 episode "Ascension". He appeared on the TV show The Dead Zone in the role of Vice-President Greg Stillson, until its cancellation. Flanery also appeared in an installment of Showtime's Masters of Horror playing a town sheriff in the episode "The Damned Thing". In March 2010, was cast in the lead role in the sci-fi horror film Mongolian Death Worm.[5] He also had a supporting role in 2010's Saw 3D.[6]

Personal life

Sean Patrick Flanery
Style Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Karate
Teacher(s) Shawn Williams
Rank Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt in Karate

Flanery has a black belt (promoted May 4, 2008) in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Shawn Williams and a black belt in Karate. He has a dog named Donut, named after the donuts she devoured shortly after being adopted by Flanery.

Flanery won the 1997 Toyota Pro-Celebrity Race at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach as the celebrity driver; the "Alfonso Ribeiro rule" forced him to "defend" his title as a professional driver under TGPLB rules, and won the 1998 race as a professional driver.


Year Title Role Notes
1987 A Tiger's Tale Buddy
1993 Kingdom Come Direct to video
1994 Frank & Jesse Zack Murphy
1995 The Grass Harp Riley Henderson
1995 Raging Angels Chris
1995 Powder Jeremy 'Powder' Reed
1996 Just Your Luck Ray Direct to video
1996 The Method Christian
1996 Eden Dave Edgerton
1997 Pale Saints Louis
1997 Suicide Kings Max Minot
1997 Best Men Billy Phillips
1998 Girl Todd Sparrow
1998 Zach and Reba Zack Blanton
1999 Simply Irresistible Tom Bartlett
1999 The Boondock Saints Conner MacManus
1999 Body Shots Rick Hamilton
2002 Kiss the Bride Tom Terranova
2002 Con Express Alex Brooks Direct to video
2002 D-Tox Conner
2002 Lone Hero John
2002 Borderline Ed Baikman
2004 The Gunman Ben Simms
2005 The Storyteller John
2005 Demon Hunter Jake Greyman
2007 The Insatiable Harry Balbo Direct to video
2007 Veritas, Prince of Truth Veritas
2007 Ten Inch Hero Noah
2007 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Love's Sweet Song Indiana Jones Direct to video
2007 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Demons of Deception Direct to video
2007 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapade Indiana Jones Direct to video
2008 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Winds of Change Indiana Jones Direct to video
2008 Crystal River Clay Arrendal
2009 Deadly Impact Tom Armstrong
2009 The Whole Truth Gary Langston
2009 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Conner MacManus
2009 Sinners & Saints Colin William Kaufman
2010 Scavengers Captain Jekel
2010 Saw 3D Bobby Dagen
2011 InSight Det. Peter Rafferty
Year Title Role Notes
1990 Just Perfect Television film
1990 My Life as a Babysitter Television film


The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Indiana Jones 22 episodes
1993 The Accident The Driver Television film
1994 Guinevere King Arthur Television film
1994 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Hollywood Follies Young Indiana Jones Television film
1995 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye Young Indiana Jones Television film
1995 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Attack of the Hawkmen Indiana Jones Television film
1996 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Travels with Father Indiana Jones (age 20) Television film


The Strip Elvis Ford 10 episodes
2000 Run the Wild Fields Tom Walker Television film
2000 The Outer Limits Eric Episode: "Stasis"
2001 The Diamond Hunters Johnny Lance unknown episodes
2001 Acceptable Risk Bobby Television film
2001 Stargate SG-1 Orlin Episode: "Ascension"
2001 Touched by an Angel Daniel Lee Corbitt Episode: "Famous Last Words"
2002 Charmed Adam Episode: "Happily Ever After"


Stephen King's Dead Zone Greg Stillson / Vice President Greg Stillson 19 episodes
2003 Then Came Jones Sheriff Ben Jones Television film
2003 The Twilight Zone Dr. Paul Thorson Episode: "Cold Fusion"
2004 Dead Lawyers Jimmy Blake Television film
2004 30 Days Until I'm Famous Cole Thompson Television film
2005 Into the Fire Walter Harwig, Jr. Television film
2006 Savage Planet Randall Cain Television film
2006 Secrets of a Small Town Jimmy Lee Daniels Pilot episode
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation The Big Hombre Episode: "Double Cross"
2006 Masters of Horror Sheriff Kevin Reddle Episode: "The Damned Thing"
2007 KAW Wayne Syfy film
2007 Numb3rs Jeff Upchurch Episode: "Tabu"
2009 Criminal Minds Darrin Call Episode: "Haunted"
2010 Mongolian Death Worm Daniel Television film

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