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Ep. 279 | Thomas Sadoski


Tony Award-nominated Actor Thomas Sadoski (Tommy, John Wick 1 & 2, Life in Pieces, The Newsroom ...) joins us on The Matthew Aaron Show this Monday (3/30) as we broadcast from Chicago.

Thomas joins us to discuss his career and his role on the new CBS series TOMMY co-starring opposite Golden Globe winner Edie Falco.

Multiple Emmy Award-winner Edie Falco stars in TOMMY as a former high-ranking NYPD officer who becomes the first female chief of police for Los Angeles. A true blue New Yorker, Abigail “Tommy” Thomas uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to keep social, political and national security issues from hindering effective law enforcement in the Southland. Equal parts political, procedural and family drama, TOMMY comes from Paul Attanasio, the creator of BULL and “Homicide: Life on the Street.”

TOMMY airs Thursday nights on CBS, it also airs commercial-free on CBS All Access.


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THOMAS SADOSKI will next star in the upcoming CBS series “Tommy,” which stars Edie Falco as the first female chief of police for Los Angeles. Equal parts political, procedural, and family drama, Tommy comes from Paul Attanasio, the creator of Bull and Homicide: Life on the Street.

On the big screen, he was most recently featured alongside Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried in THE LAST WORD, directed by Mark Pellington, and reprised his role as “Jimmy” in JOHN WICK: CHAPTER TWO, starring Keanu Reeves.  He will next star in the independent comedy THE MIMIC, which also stars Jake Robinson, Gina Gershon and Jessica Walter, and will soon begin production opposite Lucy Liu in the romance drama, THE LAST WEEKEND IN MAY, for director Matthew Lillard.

A veteran of the stage, Sadoski most recently starred in the Public Theater production of the new Suzan-Lori Parks play, White Noise, directed by Oskar Eustis with Daveed Diggs.  Over the course of his stage career, he has starred in and earned raves for his performances in a wide variety of Broadway and off-Broadway productions.  His most recent New York stage appearance was opposite Amanda Seyfried in the off-Broadway production of Neil LaBute’s The Way We Get By.  His previous collaboration with LaBute on reasons to be pretty earned Sadoski a nomination for a Tony Award in the Leading Actor Category, as well as Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Award nominations.  Sadoski’s other Broadway credits include Other Desert Cities for which he won an Obie Award, The House of Blue Leaves with Ben Stiller and Edie Falco, and Reckless, his Broadway debut opposite Mary-Louise Parker.  Off-Broadway credits include Sam Mendes’s Bridge Project productions of As You Like It and The Tempest (BAM, The Old Vic and a seven-country international tour), Becky Shaw for which he won a Lucille Lortel Award, This is Our Youth with Mark Ruffalo, the world premiere of Elizabeth Merriweather’s The Mistakes Madeline Made, Gemini, Stay, Where We’re Born, Jump/Cut, All This Intimacy, and The General From America.   Additionally, Sadoski starred in a critically acclaimed production of David Sedaris’s one-man show Santaland Diaries at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theater, which was performed two consecutive seasons due to popular demand, and he has starred in five productions at the renowned Williamstown Theater Festival.

Sadoski’s film credits include the critically-acclaimed film I SMILE BACK with Sarah Silverman and Josh Charles, the award-winning John Marc Vallee film WILD with Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern, JOHN WICK with Keanu Reeves, TAKE CARE with Leslie Bibb, as well as THE DRAMATICS, 30 BEATS, THE NEW TWENTY, CIRCLEDRAWERS, LOSER, HAPPY HOUR and WINTER SOLSTICE.

In addition to his role as Don Keefer on HBO’s Golden Globe-nominated Aaron Sorkin series “The Newsroom” and the hit CBS comedy “Life in Pieces”, his television credits include the NBC mini-series, “The Slap,” a recurring role on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and guest starring roles on and “Ugly Betty,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and “Law & Order.”

A graduate of Circle in the Square Theater School in New York City, Sadoski has worked extensively to help develop new theatrical works at New Dramatists, The Lark, The Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center and the Sundance Institute.

In his free time, he works closely with the organizations INARA and War Child, which work to support children affected by war.