Who is Stephen Bishop?

Stephen C. Bishop was born in Chicago, Illinois USA, on 14 September 1971 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor and a former baseball player, who has been credited with appearing in close to 50 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps still known best for his portrayal of David Justice, in the 2011 biographical sports film “Moneyball”. It was directed by Bennett Miller, starred Brad Pitt, Robin Wright and Jonah Hill, and follows the manager of a not-so-successful baseball team who has managed to improve their performance with the help of computer-generated analysis. The movie won 29 of the 117 awards for which it was nominated, including six Oscar nominations.

Early life and education

Stephen was raised in Chicago by his parents, about whom nothing’s known as he respects their privacy; it’s said that his father was an American Football player, and that his mother was a model, He hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, so Stephen is believed to be an only child.

He became interested in sports after he moved to Northern California and began attending Campolindo High School. Stephen played both football and baseball during his four years there, and was then offered a scholarship to the University of California, Riverside; he played baseball for their team the Highlanders, and with them competed in College World Series.

Stephen graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1993.

Baseball career

Stephen signed a contract with the baseball team Atlanta Braves, and played 20 games with them in the Pioneer League, then after close to a year with the Braves, he began playing for the Sioux Falls Canaries competing in the Northern League, and then switched to St. Paul Saints.

In 1996, Stephen started playing for the High Desert Mavericks, and before choosing to focus solely on his acting career, he also played for the Baltimore Orioles.

Roles in movies

Stephen made his debut film appearance with his portrayal of Tyrell Hunt in the 2003 family action drama “Pitcher and the Pin-Up”, and the same year saw him play Knappmiller in the critically acclaimed action adventure comedy “The Rundown”.

It was directed by Peter Berg, starred Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Seann William Scott and Christopher Walken, and follows a man who has been hired by a mobster to bring back his son from the Amazon; the movie won two of the five awards for which it was nominated.

A couple of Stephen’s following roles were in the 2004 action sports drama “Friday Night Lights”, the 2006 romantic comedy drama “Americanese” and in the same year the horror thriller “Sam’s Lake”. In 2008, he played ER Doctor in the hit action fantasy drama “Hancock”, directed by Peter Berg, and which starred Will Smith, Charlize Theron and Jason Bateman. It follows the superhero Hancock who seems to be doing more damage than he should, and the movie won four of the 18 awards for which it was nominated.

Two years later, Stephen played Derrick in the award-winning crime thriller drama “The Town”, and then starred as Dwight in the romantic comedy “The Company We Keep”. In 2012 he was cast to appear in the action thriller “Safe House”, and the action adventure science fiction “Battleship”, followed in 2014 by the crime comedy drama “Miss Meadows”.

In 2019, he was cast to star as K. P. in the comedy “The Trap”, directed by Erik White, and which also starred T. I. and Mike Epps. The film follows a man who has come to Atlanta to help his brother with his restaurant.

Two of Stephen’s most recent roles in movies have been in the 2019 drama “Keys to the City”, and the 2020 thriller “Fatal Affair”, while he’s currently shooting for three upcoming movies: the romantic drama “Singleholic”, the comedy “The Fastest Man Alive”, and the mystery crime drama “Chagrin”.

Stephen Bishop

Roles in TV series

Stephen made his debut TV series appearance in two episodes of the comedy “Girlfriends” in 2004, and the remainder of the decade saw him make a guest appearance in an episode or two of various series, such as the sports drama “Friday Night Lights”, the drama “Brothers & Sisters” and the romantic comedy drama “The Game”.

Between 2013 and 2015, he starred as David in the romantic thriller drama “Being Mary Jane”, created by Mara Brock Akil, and which also starred Gabrielle Union, Lisa Vidal and Raven Goodwin. It follows a young black woman and her family, and aired from 2013 to 2019, winning 11 of the 37 awards for which it was nominated.

In 2017 and 2018, Stephen played Patrick and several other characters in the crime comedy drama “Imposters”, created by Paul Adelstein and Adam Brooks, and which starred Rob Heaps, Inbar Lavi and Parker Young. It follows the life of a con artist who marries people and then ‘legally robs them’; the series won one of the two awards for which it was nominated.

Three of his most recent roles in TV series have been in two episodes of the action adventure drama “Agents of S. H. I. E. L. D.” in 2020, the 2021 western “Nobody Wrote It Down: Tales of the Black Pioneers”, and three episodes of the comedy drama “Run the World” in 2021.

Other credits

Stephen received special thanks for the 2012 short documentary movie “Billy Beane: Re-Inventing the Game”.

He has been featured in various documentaries, including the 2011 series “London Garcia Entertainment Show”, the 2012 short film “Moneyball: Drafting the Team” and the 2013 series “Teens Wanna Know”.

Stephen has also made a guest appearance in various talk-shows, such as “The Real”, “Home & Family” and “Celebrity Page”.

Love life and wife

Stephen is quite secretive when it comes to his love life, but has still allowed his fans to have a glimpse into it.

He began dating his partner Jesiree Dizon back in 2015; she’s an actress and a model who has appeared in close to 20 movies and TV series, perhaps known best for her portrayal of Kaylea Van Horn in the hit action crime drama “Hawaii Five-0”. Jesiree is also active on various social media networks, followed by more than 20,000 people on Instagram.

On 29 November 2017, Jesiree gave birth to her and Stephen’s son Charli Keku’ulani.

Stephen hasn’t spoken of any other women whom he has perhaps been with, and as of November 2021, he’s in a long-term relationship with Jesiree Dizon, hasn’t married but they have a son.

Hobbies and other interests

Stephen is passionate about working out, and has five to six training sessions at the gym every week, while he sometimes works out every day; he’s also following a strict diet, which forbids him to eat sweets and fast food.

Stephen likes to play various sports, including soccer, golf and basketball.

He’s a philanthropist, and has apparently donated money to various charity organizations, mostly to those which aim to help underprivileged children, but Stephen’s a huge animal lover, and has also donated money to animal shelters.

He’s into travelling, and his career has taken him all around the world; Stephen’s dream travel destination is Miami in Florida.

He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Russell Crowe, Vin Diesel and Natalie Portman, while a couple of his favorite movies are “The Gladiator”, the franchise “Fast and Furious” and “V for Vendetta”.

Age, height and net worth

Stephen’s age is 50. He is bald and has brown eyes, his height is 6ft 3ins (1.9m) and he weighs around 190lbs (85kgs).

As of November 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $3 million.

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