Sean Patrick Flanery is an Irish-American actor best known for his roles in the movies Powder, Suicide Kings and The Boondock Saints, as well as for his role as Indian Jones in the television series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, from 1992-1996.
He is also known for his role as Greg Stillson in the television series The Dead Zone, from 2002-2007.
Born in Lake Charles, Louisiana and raised in Houston, Flanery attended the University of St. Thomas to study for a business degree. While there, he began doing theatre and discovered his passion for acting.
Upon graduation, Flanery relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his career and, within a year, he began working in film and television.
Flanery was first discovered by audiences as the title character in George Lucas' acclaimed television series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles.
Flanery, who was handpicked out of thousands of actors to star as the young adventurer, travelled all over the world to shoot the series, which continues to be hugely successful in various countries.
Flanery also starred in Joel Silver's drama The Strip, as well as the Emmy-Award winning film, Run the Wild Fields.
Flanery received rave reviews for his compelling and insightful performance as Powder in the fantasy drama of the same name.
He starred in the ensemble drama Body Shots, and was also seen opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar in Mark Tarlov's romantic comedy, Simply Irresistible.
His other film credits include Suicide Kings, with Jay Mohr and Christopher Walken; The Grass Harp; Frank and Jesse; Best Men, opposite Drew Barrymore; and the suspense thriller Eye See You, starring Sylvester Stallone.
Flanery, who also races cars, lives in Los Angeles.