Seuss' The Cat in the Hat Born June 26, , as the youngest of five children, Hayes has since compared his suburban Chicago upbringing to "being raised by a family of wild dingoes. Following his graduation, where he was awarded a degree in performance and conducting, he went to work in the Chicago theater.
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Sean Patrick Hayes born June 26, is an American actor, comedian, and producer. Hayes was born in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, the son of Mary, the director of a non-profit food bank, and Ronald Hayes, a lithographer. He is of Irish descent and was raised as a Roman Catholic. His father left when Hayes was five years old, and he and his siblings were raised by their mother. After graduating from Glenbard West High School, Hayes attended Illinois State University, where he studied piano performance and conducting with a special focus on the music of Mozart. He left before graduating. Hayes worked as a classical pianist, and served as a music director at the Pheasant Run Theater in St. Charles, Illinois. He also composed original music for a production of Antigone at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago.
His father, Ronald, a lithographer, left the family when Sean was a young child. His mother, Mary, works at a food bank, and raised Sean and his four siblings on her own. Sean supported himself as a classical pianist and as a member of a pop band for five years, while attending Illinois State University, where he majored in performance and orchestral conducting. He began his post-collegiate professional career in Chicago theatre, as musical director at the Pheasant Run Theater for several years, appearing on stage in several productions as well. He also appeared in the original production of "Role Play" at the Organic Theatre. Hayes made his feature film debut in in the title role of the art-house hit Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss , which won critical acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival. Sign In.
Sean Patrick Hayes  born June 26,  is an American actor and producer. Hayes was born in Chicago, the youngest child of five of Mary Hayes , the director of a non-profit food bank called the Northern Illinois Food Bank,    and Ronald Hayes, a lithographer. His father, an alcoholic , left when Hayes was five years old, and he and his siblings were raised by their mother. He has not spoken to his father in many years. Charles, Illinois. Hayes worked as a classical pianist. As a teenager, Hayes was an extra in the film Lucas , which was filmed at his high school. He made his professional debut in the independent film Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss , which brought him wide attention. The show became a long-running hit and Hayes' performance earned him seven consecutive Emmy Award nominations as Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.