Shawn Hatosy

- Officer Sammy Bryant
One of the most versatile actors of his generation, Shawn Hatosy continues to expand upon his already impressive resume by starring in a succession of buzzworthy projects. In addition to his work on Southland, he most recently appeared in such films as "Public Enemies," "The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call Ė New Orleans," as well as a scintillating arc on the series "Dexter."

Hatosy has more than two dozen feature film credits, including "John Q," "Alpha Dog," "Factory Girl," "The Faculty," "Anywhere But Here," "In & Out," "The Cooler," "Outside Providence" and "Simpatico." His television work includes starring as John McCain in A&Eís "Faith of My Fathers." He also starred in Frank Piersonís Golden Globe-nominated Showtime drama "Soldierís Girl" and the Emmy-nominated "Witness Protection" for HBO. His many guest appearances include such series as "Criminal Minds," "Hawaii Five-0," "ER," "Numb3rs," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "CSI: Miami," "Law & Order," "Homicide: Life on the Streets," "My Name is Earl," "Felicity" and "Six Feet Under."

Hatosy is equally adept at performing in front of a live audience. In his most recent stage credit, he landed the coveted role opposite Al Pacino in Lyle Kesslerís Orphans at the Greenway Court Theatre in Los Angeles. Hatosy also received accolades for his stage debut as the title role in the La Jolla Playhouse production of "The Collected Works of Billy the Kid." Off-Broadway, he starred opposite Anna Paquin in the Paul Weitz comedy "Roulette."

Originally from Frederick, Md., Hatosy currently resides in Los Angeles.