Pope is the eldest and most volatile of the Cody boys, and while he can be ruthlessly violent, he tries his best to fight against his dangerous impulses while Smurf encourages them. Despite his unpredictable behavior, Pope is steady in his conviction to do whatever it takes to keep the family intact.
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. He appeared in Werner Herzog's cult classic Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans as Nicolas Cage's partner and with Johnny Depp and Christian Bale in Michael Mann's acclaimed Public Enemies. He took a darker turn alongside the likes of Bruce Willis, Emile Hirsch and Justin Timberlake in Alpha Dog, which reunited him with his John Q director Nick Cassavetes.
While juggling multiple film roles, Hatosy also starred on John Wells' Peabody Award-winning TNT drama Southland, for which he garnered a Critics' Choice Award nomination. He also had a memorable arc on Dexter.Hatosy most recently starred in the Catherine Hardwicke-directed drama Reckless and recurred on the drama series Bosch and Fear The Walking Dead.
Among Hatosy's two dozen+ films are the likes of Robert Rodriguez's The Faculty, with Josh Hartnett; Wayne Wang's Anywhere But Here, opposite Natalie Portman; In & Out, with Kevin Kline; George Hickenlooper's Factory Girl, with Sienna Miller; The Cooler, which once again paired him with his Outside Providence co-star Alec Baldwin; and Simpatico with Jeff Bridges.
In the realm of critically lauded telefilms, Hatosy starred as John McCain in Faith Of My Fathers and played lead roles in Frank Pierson's Peabody Award-winning Showtime drama Soldier's Girl and the Emmy®-nominated Witness Protection. Also drawing critical acclaim was his guest performance as a schizophrenic on John Wells' ER. Additional forays into television include guest-starring roles on Body Of Proof, Criminal Minds, Hawaii Five-0, Numb3rs, CSI, CSI: Miami, Law & Order: SVU, Homicide, My Name Is Earl, Felicity and Six Feet Under.
Hatosy is equally adept at performing in front of a live audience. He received rave reviews for the Geffen Playhouse production of Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty and previously landed the coveted role opposite Al Pacino in Lyle Kessler's 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, Maryland, Hatosy currently resides in Los Angeles.