Todd Stashwick is an American actor, writer, and director best known for his roles as Dale Malloy on FX's The Riches, Eli on NBC's Heroes and Father Kieran O'Connell on The CW's The Originals. As a child, he always had a desire to make people laugh. As he got older, Todd began to pursue a career in acting, beginning with performing at several local improvisational theaters in Chicago until his dream came true and he was hired in 1992 on a national tour with the Second City. He currently portrays Henry Tate, the human adoptive father of werecoyoteMalia Tate, on Teen Wolf.
Todd graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Theatre.
He co-founded improvisational theatre in North Hollywood called The Hothouse.
He is a self-proclaimed gaming, comic book, sci-fi, and horror geek.
He is a writer and co-creator of the online action/horror web comic Devil Inside, which is about the forces that conspire to bring the Devil back to Hell to resume his job as its ruler after he gets tired of that life and flees to Nevada.
Todd is currently co-writing a yet-to-be-titled Star Wars video game with Amy Hennig, and is also creating a television pilot for Syfy Network called Clandestine with Dennis Calero, a series that is described as a "swashbucking space adventure/drama."