- 7 March 1959
- Cullowhee, North Carolina, USA
In the summer of 1996, Searcy produced, directed and acted in his first independent feature, Carolina Low (1997). Searcy's other film credits include the blockbusters Nell (1994), The Fugitive (1993), Cast Away (2000), Head of State (2003), Runaway Jury (2003), and The Ugly Truth (2009). He broke onto the scene as the villain Frank Bennett in Universal's Fried Green Tomatoes (1991). Searcy is a veteran of several television series. He had a recurring role on ABC's Thunder Alley (1994) was a series regular on CBS' American Gothic (1995) UPN's "7 Days" (1998-2001) and ABC's Rodney (2004) (2004-2006) and has guest starred on Boston Legal (2004), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), and The West Wing (1999), among others. He has also starred in several movies-of-the-week, including In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (1994), Stolen Innocence (1995) all for CBS. Searcy was a series regular on HBO's From the Earth to the Moon (1998). Searcy's theatre credits include several Off-Broadway plays and regional/stock productions of "Guys and Dolls," "Cabaret" and "Jesus Christ Superstar." Searcy is married to the actress Leslie Riley and has 2 lovely children, one in college and one in the third grade.