In The CW's new drama, "Ringer," Kristoffer Polaha plays Henry Butler, a struggling writer who is frustrated with his career and his marriage. To complicate matters, Henry is having an affair with his wife Gemma's (Tara Summers) best friend, Siobhan Martin (Sarah Michelle Gellar).
Born in Reno, Nevada, Polaha is the fourth of four boys belonging to Jerome and Esther Polaha. While studying at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, he received rave reviews in the New York Times for his role as John Brown in Eugene O'Neill's "Bread and Butter."
His television credits include starring as Nate "Baze" Bazile in The CW's critically acclaimed drama "Life Unexpected." He also portrayed John F. Kennedy, Jr. in the TBS movie "America's Prince" and has starred on the series "North Shore" and "Miss Guided" and guest starred on "Mad Men," "Bones," "House" and "CSI: Miami," among others. Polaha also recently reprised his role as Carlton Hanson on "Mad Men."
Polaha lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife, Julianne, and their three sons.
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