Louis Cancelmi

Louis Cancelmi (pronounced ; born 1978) is an American stage and film actor. He is a frequent performer in productions by the Public Theater, both at their Astor Library home and at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. He is best known for appearances in Boardwalk Empire, Blue Bloods, and The Irishman, with the latter role earning him national attention.

He is married to Elisabeth Waterston, daughter of Sam Waterson, with whom Cancelmi acted in Please Be Normal in 2014 and Shakespeare in the Park's The Tempest in 2015. The couple lives in the Hudson Valley with their children.

Early life

Cancelmi was born in Pittsburgh. His family relocated to California, then to Anchorage, and then to Seattle, with Anchorage being Cancelmi's self-identified hometown.

Cancelmi started acting in high school plays. He attended Yale College, entering with interests in writing and mathematics but ultimately majoring in theater.