A California native, but raised all up down the East Coast, Cullen was born on November 6, 1967 and has been getting older ever since. On television he most recently recurred on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, CBS’s Criminal Minds and ABC’s smash hit, Scandal. Coming this Fall he’s set to recur on CBS’ new medial drama, Pure Genius. For his performances on both Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice, producers made the push for EMMY® consideration in the “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series” Category.
Other recent guest appearances include Castle and Major Crimes. He’s also appeared on such fan favorites as The Mentalist, True Blood, Prison Break, and Deadwood. Starring film roles include turns in the big- screen thriller Shuttle, The Possession of Michael King, Ace Ventura Jr. and The Dog Lover and will next be seen in Adam Christian Clark’s, Newly Single.
As a writer, Cullen was tapped by the Humanitas Organization to write and develop an hour long television drama series alongside industry juggernaut Shonda Rhimes. More recently he wrote the screenplay for Building Bridges, now in pre-production; starring Cullen alongside Elizabeth Perkins and KaDee Strickland. He also co-wrote the film, Letters to God, now on DVD. For the stage, Cullen wrote and starred in the acclaimed and award winning solo play, Afraid to Look Down, which explored the journey he took in becoming a first-time father to a son born with Down syndrome. Cullen currently lives in Los Angeles, CA with his wife and two sons.