Sebastian Roche - Updated Jul 2024

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Sebastian Roche

Sebastian Roche is a Scottish-French television actor. Sebastian Roche is popular for his role as Kurt Mendel in the Canadian Science fiction series ‘Odyssey 5’ and as Mikael in the American science fiction series ‘The Vampire Diaries’ and ‘The Originals’.

Early Life and Childhood

Sebastian Roche was born on August 4, 1964, and is currently 59 years old. His full name is Sebastian Charles Edward Roche and his zodiac sign is Leo. Likewise, he was born in Paris, France, and is French by nationality. Similarly, he was born to a Scottish mother and a French father so he belongs to a mixed ethnic group. Likewise, he follows Christianity. Regarding his family background, he is the son of Philippe Roche who is French and his mother’s name is Gail who is Scottish. Likewise, he is multilingual and can speak four languages fluently. Sebastian can speak English, French, Spanish, and Italian fluently.

During his childhood, he spent his childhood traveling to the Mediterranean, Africa, South America, and the Caribbean. He used to live on a sailboat along with his parents and brothers. Furthermore, regarding his educational background, he studied at Cours Florent which is a private school in France. Likewise, he went to Ecole Nationale Superieure des et Techniques du Theatre and also attended the prestigious French National Academy of Dramatic Arts in France.

Professional Career

After graduating in acting in the year 1989, he moved to New York City in the year 1992. Before this, Sebastian started his acting career in television with the movie ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’. In this series, he played the opposite of Ian McShane and Val Kilmer. Likewise, throughout the late 1980s, he played in numerous French television and cinema. It includes ‘Adieu je t’aime’, ‘La Queue de la comete’, ‘La Revolution francaise’, and A Woman’s Revenge’. Similarly, he has played in television series like ‘Bonjour Maitre’, and ‘The Hitchhiker’. Likewise, he has also played in classical theatre having his extensive classical theatre background including ‘Salome’, ‘Circle in the Square Theatre: Titus Andronicus’, ‘Macbeth’, and ‘Arms and the Man’.

After working on several movies after moving to the United States of America he made his appearance in a supporting role in the historical epic ‘The Last of the Mohicans’. Likewise, he also played in other series like, ‘Loving’, ‘South Beach’, ‘New York Undercover, ‘Swift Justice’, and ‘Liberty!’. Similarly, he made recurring guest appearances on several series like ‘Feds’, ‘Dellaventura’, ‘Sex and the City’, ‘Merlin’, ‘Law & Order’, and ‘Big Apple’. Likewise, in the year 2002, he played the main role of Kurt Mendel in the Canadian science fiction series ‘Odyssey5’. Similarly, he also made guest appearances on episodes like ‘Touching Evil’, ‘Charmed’, ‘Alias’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘The Unit’, ‘The Mentalist’, ’24: Redemption’, and ‘Happy Tears’. Furthermore, he did voice acting in the animation film ‘The Adventure of Tintin’.

More on Career

Furthermore, in the year 2010, he played in the recurring cast of The CW’s drama series ‘Supernatural’. This is an American dark fantasy television series in which he played Balthazar who is a rogue angel and longtime friend of the fellow angel Castiel. Similarly, on the year 2011, he played Mikael who is the father of the Original Vampires of the CW’s supernatural drama series ‘The Vampire Diaries’ and ‘Originals’. Likewise, he played a supporting role in the action thriller movie ‘Safe House’.

Additionally, Sebastian played in the ABC political drama series ‘Scandal’ in the year 2014. Likewise, he played in the fairy tale drama series ‘Once Upon a Time’ as King Stefan. Similarly, he made guest appearances on the CBS procedural drama series ‘NCIS: Los Angeles as Lee Ashman. Likewise, he played in the drama series ‘The Young Pope’, ‘The Man in the High Castle’, ‘We Love You, Sally Carmichael, and ‘Batwoman’.

Sebastian Roche – Net Worth 2024

Regarding his net worth, Sebastian Roche is an actor by profession. Likewise, his primary source of income is his acting career. Similarly, he has a net worth of around $1.5 million. Likewise, he lives in Los Angeles with his family.

Relationship Status

Sebastian Roche is straight and in a marital relationship with Alicia Hannah. He married Australian actress Alicia Hannah on 31st May 2014 at the Chateau Les Bouysses in Mercues, France. Likewise, the two played in the same movie ‘We Love You, Sally Carmichael!’ in the year 2017. However, before this, he was in a marital relationship with Vera Farmiga in the year 1998. Unfortunately, they separated in the year 2004 due to an unsuccessful marriage.

Sebastian Roche – Body Measurements

The versatile actor Sebastian Roche stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (71 inches) and weighs around 75 kg (165.35 lbs). Likewise, looking at his physical appearance, he often says people often think of him as the famous chef Gordon Ramsay. Similarly, he has fair skin with blue eyes and light brown hair color.

Sebastian Roche

Caption: Sebastian Roche posing for a picture. Source: Instagram

Social Media

Reflecting on his social media presence, Sebastian Roche is active on Instagram and Twitter. Likewise, his Instagram handle is @sebastia,nroch,e and has 359k foll in it. Likewise, his Twitter account is @seroch, and has had 450.5k followers since he joined in March 2009.