Born in Rockaway Beach, Queens, Sean Ringgold is best known for his six-year portrayal of Shaun Evans on One Life to Live (ABC). Additional television credits include Damages with Glenn Close (FX), Gossip Girl (CW), Ugly Betty with America Ferrera (ABC), 30 Rock (NBC), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit with Mariska Hargitay (NBC), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC), Are We There Yet? with Ice Cube (TBS), NYC 22 (CBS), the comedy drama White Collar (USA Network), and Carrie Diaries alongside AnnaSophia Robb (CW11)
Big screen credits include his role in NOTORIOUS alongside Angela Bassett as CEO & music mogul of Death Row Records, Marion “Suge” Knight as well as his work in American Gangster and The Smurfs. Sean will appear in the upcoming 2014 film 'Before I Disappear' featuring Oscar Award Winner Shawn Christensen. Ringgold has appeared in numerous national and regional advertising campaigns and commercials for brands including Nike, Fiat 500 by Gucci, Kia Motors, Dr. Scholls, Nexium, Budweiser, Burger King, Dunkin Donuts and Spike TV.
Sean has lent his voice to support and speak on behalf of several causes including The Men’s Health Summit for The Whittier Street Health Center, HeartShare Human Services of New York, Get Reel with Your Dreams, The Island of Grenada & Susan G. Komen For the Cure.
In addition to his work on camera, the 6’3” former New York State Arm Wrestling Champion has worked as a celebrity bodyguard, stuntman, model and personal trainer. His interests include martial arts, motorcycling, precision driving, boxing, skydiving, scuba diving, jet skiing, surfing, skiing and snow boarding.