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Born and raised in Virginia, SKEET ULRICH was discovered in
a stage production at New York University by David Mamet. Ulrich worked as an
apprentice to the legendary writer and director at the acclaimed Atlantic
Theater Company, performing in a number of the company's productions, including
Reckless and Hedda Gabler. Ulrich's transition to movies came courtesy of film
director, Stacey Cochran, who cast him in the ABC After School
Special, Same Difference, and subsequently in her writing/directing debut,
On television, Ulrich made his mark in the award-winning Steven Spielberg TNT
miniseries Into the West, alongside Josh Brolin and Keri Russell. Ulrich starred
for two seasons as Jake Green in the CBS drama Jericho, and starred in Dick
Wolf's iconic franchise Law & Order: Los Angeles as detective Rex Winters, a
former Marine with the intuition of a natural cop.
Ulrich starred alongside Matt Dillon, Laurence Fishburne and Jean Reno in
Sony Screen Gems' box-office hit Armored, directed by Nimrod Antal. Ulrich
played Dobbs, an armored-truck company employee who is involved in a major
His past film credits include Jim Brooks' critically acclaimed film As Good
As It Gets, Ang Lee's Civil War-era drama Ride With the Devil, and a breakout
role in Wes Craven's hit horror film Scream. Additionally, he appeared in The
Newton Boys, The Craft, Nobody's Baby, Albino Alligator, Chill Factor, Soul
Assassin, Anasazi Moon, Takedown, Kevin of the North, A Soldier's Sweetheart,
Last Dance and Boys.
Ulrich comes from a long line of NASCAR pioneers, including his uncle and
NASCAR great, Ricky Rudd. Having spent more than 35 years in racing, Ulrich's
mother founded the NASCAR public relations agency Sports Management Group.
Ulrich's brother, Geoff Ulrich, continues the tradition, now working for
Speedway Motorsports, Inc., which owns and operates eight first-class speedways,
including the Texas Motor Speedway. Ulrich's son, Jakob, is a driver in
Bandoleros, the NASCAR primer for young drivers. Ulrich is proud to call Jimmie
Johnson and Chad Knaus his good friends and continues to be an avid fan of the
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