Having appeared in a wide range of films over the course of his career,
MARSDEN (Dawson Cole) continues to carve out a distinctive place in Hollywood.
Marsden recently wrapped production on HBO's upcoming sci-fi pilot Westworld.
The one-hour drama is inspired by Michael Crichton's 1973 Western thriller about
the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. Marsden will play
Teddy Flood, a mysterious new arrival to a small frontier town. Teddy quickly
proves both his charm - and his talent with a revolver - while his pursuit of a
local beauty launches him on a dark odyssey. Jonathan Nolan is set to write and
direct. Executive producers include J.J. Abrams, Jerry Weintraub and Bryan Burk.
In addition, Marsden recently wrapped production on the comedy Unfinished
Business, opposite Vince Vaughn and Nick Frost, which will be released by New
Regency Pictures in 2015. Marsden previously wrapped production on the dramatic
comedy Welcome To Me starring Kristen Wiig and produced by Gary Sanchez
Productions and Bron Studios.
Marsden was most recently seen this past winter in the highly successful sequel,
Anchorman 2 alongside Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd and Steve Carrell. Marsden was
also seen in Universal's film Two Guns for director Baltasar Kormakur opposite
Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington. Marsden portrays "Quince", a naval
commander who orders undercover Navy SEAL Wahlberg around. Finishing out a very
busy year, Marsden was also seen in Lee Daniels' ensemble film The Butler where
he takes on the iconic role of John F. Kennedy.
Prior to this, Marsden was seen in the comedy Walk of Shame, opposite Elizabeth
Bank. Marsden was also seen in Jack Schreier's critically acclaimed Robot &
Frank opposite Frank Langella, Liv Tyler and Susan Sarandon. He also starred in
Leslye Headland's hit comedy, Bachelorette, opposite Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher
and Adam Scott which was released in theaters on September 7th. The film, which
was released on iTunes and VOD on August 10th, quickly climbed to #1 on iTunes.
Previously, Marsden appeared in Sony Screen Gems' remake Straw Dogs for director
Rod Lurie where he starred opposite Kate Bosworth. He was also seen in
Universal/Illumination's box-office hit Hop where he played the lead role
opposite Russell Brand in the comedy. The film has grossed over $180
million worldwide. In 2011, Marsden was honored with the Spotlight Award at the
Savannah Film Festival alongside fellow honorees, Oliver Stone, Lily Tomlin and
Other additional film credits include the box-office smash Enchanted; 27 Dresses
opposite Katherine Heigl; the X-men trilogy starring as "Cyclops"; Adam
Shankman's musical Hairspray; Nick Cassavetes' romantic drama The Notebook;
Superman Returns opposite Kate Bosworth; the comedy Death at a Funeral; the
romantic comedy Sex Drive; The Box opposite Cameron Diaz; Disturbing Behavior
alongside Katie Holmes; the crime drama 10th and Wolf and Sugar and Spice.
Beyond film, Marsden appeared in NBC Universal's hit comedy series, 30 Rock, for
a multi-episode arc where he starred as Tina Fey's love interest.
Marsden currently resides in Los Angeles.