Shea Whigham

American actor

Franklin Shea Whigham Jr. (born January 5, 1969) is an American actor. He played Elias "Eli" Thompson in the HBO drama series Boardwalk Empire, and also had notable supporting roles in Kong: Skull Island, Death Note, Take Shelter, the first season of True Detective, the third season of the anthology television series Fargo, and Joker.[1][2]

Shea Whigham
Whigham in 2018
Franklin Shea Whigham Jr.

(1969-01-05) January 5, 1969 (age 55)
Alma materState University of New York at Purchase
Years active1997–present
Children1; Giorgia Whigham


  1. "Interview: Shea Whigham". When I Said I Wanted to Be Your Blog. 2 November 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-29.
  2. Moore, Roger (27 October 2007). "'Wrist' could be big break". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 2008-03-29.