Seamus Dever is an American actor best known for his television roles as Dr. Ian Devlin in General Hospital (2008) and as Detective Kevin Ryan in Castle.
Dever was born in Flint, Michigan, and moved to Bullhead City, Arizona, when he was six years old. His mother is a history professor and his father a drama and English teacher.
Dever graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in Theatre after only three years and was accepted into the graduate program at prestigious Carnegie-Mellon University and The Moscow Art Theatre. He is the youngest person to have completed this program.
Well known to Los Angeles Theatre audiences, Dever played Alex in the LA Premiere of A Clockwork Orange. This won him rave reviews and nominations for an Ovation Award, Garland Award and Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award. A highlight of his LA Theatre career was iWitness at the the Mark Taper Forum.
On television Dever is also known as Dr. Getti on Army Wives and Dr. Ian Devlin on General Hospital. Other notable guest star appearances include all three of the CSI series, Mad Men, Cold Case, Charmed, Close to Home, Without a Trace, Ghost Whisperer, JAG and Navy NCIS.
His feature film work includes Hollywoodland and the indie comedy Ready or Not.
A member of the Los Angeles Classical Theatre Company and Antaeus and a lifetime member of the renowned Actor's Studio, Dever and his wife, Juliana, live in Hollywood.