Chris Sullivan is an American actor and producer known for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. He became widely known for his portrayal of Tom Cleary on the Cinemax drama The Knick. He currently stars as Toby on the NBC drama This Is Us. He has starred in single episodes of various TV series: A Gifted Man, Elementary, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and The Americans. He also played Sprit in the 2008 Sundance Film Festival nominated movie North Starr, and appeared in such films as The Normal Heart and The Drop, this last with The Knick co-star Jeremy Bobb.