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Skeet Ulrich


  Male      American      Actor

  Born : Jan 20, 1970  


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Skeet Ulrich (born January 20, 1970) is an American actor known for his roles in popular 90s films, as Billy Loomis in Scream and Chris Hooker in The Craft. He established a following[citation needed] after starring in the cult ABC drama Miracles. Another notable role of his is as Johnston Jacob "Jake" Green, Jr., in the television series Jericho. Ulrich is also known for his role as L.A.P.D. Detective Rex Winters, a former Marine from the Law and Order franchise.

Ulrich was born Bryan Ray Trout in Lynchburg, Virginia. He was raised in Concord, North Carolina by his mother, Carolyn Elaine Wax (née Rudd), who owns the special events marketing agency Sports Management Group. Ulrich's father is a restaurateur, and his first stepfather was D. K. Ulrich, a NASCAR driver and team owner. Trout's mother has since remarried to Edward Lewis Wax. Ulrich's maternal uncle is retired NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Ricky Rudd, and his maternal grandfather was Alvin Ray Rudd, Sr., the president of Al Rudd Auto Parts.

The nickname "Skeet" originated from the nickname "Skeeter" he was given by his Little League coach because of his small stature. Along with his slight frame, he had poor health, including numerous bouts with pneumonia; he underwent open heart surgery at the age of 10. Ulrich graduated from Northwest Cabarrus High School. After enrolling at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington to study Marine Biology, he switched to New York University, where he was noticed by playwright David Mamet...


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