Steven Pasquale is an American actor best known for his starring role as Sean Garrity, a young firefighter whose new romance risks placing him on a collision course with a volatile Tommy Gavin, on the television drama series Rescue Me, from 2004-2011.
A veteran of the stage, Steven Pasquale starred in Neil LaBute’s critically acclaimed off-Broadway play, Fat Pig, playing a man who falls in love with a heavy-set woman and is then must defend the relationship to his judgmental friends while coming to terms with his own preconceptions of conventional good looks.
Along with the role of Robbie Fay in the Lincoln Center Theater’s A Man of No Importance that earned him both Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations, Pasquale originated the role of Fabrizio in Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel’s The Light in the Piazza at the Intiman Theater in Seattle.
He has also appeared in the Vineyard Theater’s production of Beautiful Child, Spitfire Grill at Playwrights Horizon, Spinning Into Butter at Lincoln Center Theater, The Wild Party at the Manhattan Theater Club, and was on national tours for both Miss Saigon and West Side Story.
In 2005, Pasquale starred off-Broadway in the Second Stage Theatre’s production of A Soldier’s Story.
One of the stars in director Jonathan Segal’s The Last Run, Pasquale also appeared opposite Joshua Jackson, Donald Sutherland and Juliette Lewis in James Burke’s feature film Aurora Borealis.
Along with his role on Rescue Me, Pasquale’s television credits include a recurring role on HBO’s Emmy and Golden Globe Award winning drama Six Feet Under, and a starring role on John Ridley’s Platinum for executive producers Francis Ford Coppola and Sofia Coppola.