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Nathan Darrow Movies and TV Shows, Meet the House of Cards Star

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Profile summary of Nathan Darrow
  • Name: Nathan Darrow
  • Date of birth: June 21, 1976
  • Place of birth: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • Age: 47 years old
  • Education: University of Evansville, New York University
  • Parents: NA
  • Marital status: Married
  • Spouse: Megan Goscha
  • Children: 2
  • Profession: Actor
  • Years active: 2006 to date
  • Net worth: $1.2 million
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Standing at a height of 6 feet 1 inches – 1.83m, Nathan Darrow is much taller than an average American man. The American actor is well known for playing the character of Edward Meechum in the popular series House of Cards. He has also featured in other popular projects like Gotham, The Wizard of Lies, Romeo and Juliet, and many others. Nathan is one of the not quite many celebrity actors who have always had a vision for the type of career path they want to take on. Judging from the success he has made in his career so far, it’s safe to say that the actor has done his best to ensure he attains excellence in his acting career. This article covers so many facts about the versatile actor that you might not know.

Nathan Darrow was born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA

The actor was born to an undisclosed family on June 21, 1976, in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A. There is no information on his parents and their background as that part of his life is kept private and away from the public. It is also not known if the actor has any siblings or what they do for a living. Darrow revealed that he had quite a normal childhood and was given the opportunity to create a legacy for himself.

Nathan did his high school at Shawnee Mission North High School in Overland Park, Kansas City. After high school, Darrow, being driven by his passion for what he wanted to achieve in life, attended the University of Evansville located in the state of Indiana and after he had graduated from the university, the actor decided to go further in his academics and went ahead to study as a graduate student in New York University to acquire more knowledge and experience to help him perfect his skills in acting.

Upon spending some time in New York, Nathan Darrow made a decision to return to Kansas City in 2013 so he could start his career in acting.

He started his acting career on stage

Nathan Darrow started with theater acting on stages like the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Unicorn Theatre, and others. As a theatre actor, he was mostly featured in Shakespeare’s plays such as Romeo and Juliet, Henry V, and many other plays such as Ambrose Bierce: Civil War where he made his debut in 2006, playing the role of Young William Randolf alongside Campbell Scott and Vivian Schilly.

The actor did not find it too difficult to blend into the whole theatre world as he has already had sound experience and training in acting. He has also taken up other roles and has performed alongside Kevin Spacey in an international touring production of Shakespeare’s Richard III. His acting skill was top-notch such that Kevin Spacey was so impressed and was moved to submit his name among the actors to be considered for a role in the Netflix show titled House of Cards.

Darrow was lucky enough to be a cast member of House of Cards and ever since the show, the actor has been landing so many roles that have helped move him up the ladder in his career. Some of his remarkable works include playing Victor Fries in Gotham, season 3 of ABC thriller Quantico, The Wizard of Lies, Billions, etc.

Nathan played the role of Mick Danzig in the series Billions

Billions is an interesting American drama series which was premiered on January 17, 2016. The series had captured the heart of many viewers; The storyline is all about a hedge fund manager named Bobby Alexrod who in the series acquires more wealth and power in the world of high finance.

Nathan played the role of Mick Danzig, a trader working in Axe Capital. He was to join Bobby Axelrod to provide information on trading LumeTherm Power after ElectricSun had purchased it. Mick later on in the movie was caught discharging a programmed weapon near a gathering of deer that was eating his lawn and he got arrested. In the long run, he left the firm because of moral reasons this was after Ax Capital bankrupted the city of Sandicot.

Recap of Nathan Darrow’s filmography

Below is a list of some of the movies and TV shows Nathan featured in and the different characters he portrayed

TV shows

  • House of Cards (2013-2016) played the role of Edward Meechum
  • Preacher (2016-2019) played the role of John Custer
  • Rectify (2016) played the role of Billy
  • Gotham (2015- 2018) played the role of Victor Fries/ Mr. Freeze
  • FBI (2020) played the role of Ron Drexler
  • Dependence (2018-2019) played the role of Mason
  • Billions (2016-2019) played the role of Mick Danzig
  • The Blacklist (2019) played the role of Jonathan Gri
  • Mercy Mistress (2018- 2019)
  • Gotham (2015-2018) played the role of Victor Fries

Movies

  • Rigged (2008) played the role of Hospital Orderly
  • Stranger in the House (2015) played the role of Tom Stewart
  • You Again (2016) played the role of Mark
  • Ambition’s Debt (2017) played the role of Marcus Antonius
  • The Wizard of Lies (2017) played the role of Andrew Madoff
  • In the Studio (2017) played the role of Benjamin Martin
  • Casualties (2019) played the role of James
  • Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Stories (2006) played the role of William Randolph Hearst

What is Nathan Darrow’s net worth?

Nathan Darrow has come a long way in his acting career and has been able to capture the hearts of many fans with his versatile skills and expertise in acting. Having featured in quite a good number of plays and TV series, as well as movies, the actor has no doubt earned quite a good amount of money for himself from his works.

This has placed him among the top earners in TV although there is no information about his assets, properties, or if he has any investment. Darrow’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $1.2 million and this tends to keep rising as he has more projects coming his way.

Controversy about Nathan Darrow’s sexual orientation

Nathan Darrow and House Cards co-star Kevin Spacey – image source

What makes you a good actor is being able to execute the role given to you flawlessly. Darrow sure did a good job in executing his role as  Edward Meechum in the series House of Cards such that it raised so many questions concerning the actor’s sexual orientation.

Many speculated the actor was gay after watching the part in House of Cards where he kissed the main character Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey) and even went ahead to engage in a threesome with him and his wife. Notwithstanding how convincing his House of Cards role depiction looked, Nathan Darrow is not gay as the actor has a wife and kids. His reaction to the speculations and how playing a gay character made him feel can be found here.

The Gotham actor is married

Nathan Darrow besides acting also has a family life; the actor got married on 28th June 2014 to his sweetheart Megan Goscha. Their union is blessed with two kids but their names are also not known to any source. Nathan, being a very private person, has kept information on his personal life away from the public so there is no information on his kids or what his wife does for a living, or where she comes from.

Even how the couple met each other is also not known to any source. Many might not really know Megan Goscha as she also is a very private person and is rarely spotted with Nathan at social events.

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