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SKEET ULRICH Stars As FP Jones in Riverdale Who Inspires Us All

Updated: Mar 28, 2019


Photo by CW's Riverdale of Skeet Ulrich. Watch Riverdale Wednesdays, on The CW at 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET or the CW APP and Netflix


Fan met Riverdale’s Skeet Ulrich at Capital City Comic Con in March


Meet mega star Skeet Ulrich, FP Jones, Serpent King bad boy turned new Sheriff of Riverdale. As FP Jones his character has been through a lot of inspiring changes, from a Serpent King to construction worker to a Pops Waiter to Sheriff!

“But I could punch keyes in a booth at Pops, every night and never come up with a story as remarkable as yours. You've gone from the wrong side of the tracks to the right side of the law. From Supent King to Sheriff of Riverdale!” - CW’s Jughead Jones quote.

"Skeet" Ulrich is an American actor best known for his roles in popular 1990s films, as Billy Loomis in Scream and Chris Hooker in The Craft. Since 2017, he has starred as FP Jones on The CW's Riverdale. His other television roles include Paul Callan in the short-lived ABC drama Miracles, Johnston Jacob "Jake" Green, Jr. in the television series Jericho, and L.A.P.D. Detective Rex Winters, a former Marine from the Law & Order franchise.


Skeet Ulrich stars as FP Jones, former leader of the Southside Serpents and father of Jughead Jones, on The CW’s drama “Riverdale.”

Skeet Ulrich, Mädchen Amick, Cole Sprouse, and Lili Reinhart in Riverdale (2016) Riverdale, Chapter Twenty-One: House of the Devil. Photos by CW and Riverdale, on Netflix And The CW

Riverdale, Chapter Thirty-Six: Labor Day: Molly Ringwald, Skeet Ulrich, Luke Perry, Mädchen Amick, Robin Givens, Martin Cummins, Cole Sprouse, Ashleigh Murray, Lili Reinhart, Cody Kearsley, Jordan Connor, Camila Mendes, K.J. Apa, Casey Cott. Photography by Jack Rowand - © 2018 The CW Network.


SKEET ULRICH is FP Jones in “Riverdale”

Skeet Ulrich stars as FP Jones, former leader of the Southside Serpents and father of Jughead Jones, on The CW’s drama “Riverdale.”


Born and raised in Virginia, Ulrich was discovered in a stage production at New York University by David Mamet. He worked as an apprentice to Mamet at the acclaimed Atlantic Theater Company and performed in several of the company’s productions, including “Reckless” and “Hedda Gabler.”  Ulrich’s transition from stage to screen came courtesy of director Stacey Cochran who cast him in the CBS Schoolbreak Special “Same Difference.” She would later cast him in her feature film debut “Boys,” opposite Winona Ryder, Lukas Haas and John C. Riley. Around the same time, Ulrich found success in the cult teen classic “The Craft” and the Bruce Beresford film “Last Dance,” starring Sharon Stone.


Ulrich’s breakout role came as Billy Loomis in Wes Craven’s horror masterpiece “Scream,” opposite Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courtney Cox, Matthew Lillard, Jamie Kennedy, Rose McGowan and Drew Barrymore. For his work in the film, Ulrich was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor.


Ulrich’s extensive feature film work includes James L. Brooks’ Academy Award-winning romantic comedy “As Good As It Gets,” opposite Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt and Greg Kinnear. He also appeared in Richard Linklater’s “The Newton Boys,” opposite Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke and Vincent D’Onofrio, and Ang Lee’s Civil War-era drama “Ride with the Devil,” opposite Tobey Maguire and Jeffery Wright. Ulrich’s additional film credits include “Albino Alligator,” “Touch,” “A Soldier’s Sweetheart,” “Chill Factor,” “Track Down,” “Nobody’s Baby,” “Soul Assassin,” “Kevin of the North,” “The Magic of Ordinary Days,” “For Sale By Owner,” “Armored,” “50 to 1,” “Austin Found” and “Escape Room.”


As FP Jones his character has been through a lot of inspiring changes, from a Serpent King to Construction Worker to a Pops Waiter to Sheriff!


On television, Ulrich made his mark in the Steven Spielberg-produced miniseries “Into the West,” alongside Josh Brolin and Keri Russell. For his role in the series, Ulrich was awarded a Western Heritage Award. The miniseries was nominated for 16 Primetime Emmy Awards as well as a Golden Globe for Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.

Martin Cummins, the late Luke Perry and Skeet Ulrich on set all together. This photo among others coined them the Hot Dad's of Riverdale.


After “Into the West,” Ulrich starred in the drama “Jericho,” opposite Lennie James. Ulrich also starred in “Law & Order: Los Angeles,” opposite Corey Stoll, Regina Hall, Alfred Molina and Terrence Howard. Other television credits include “Miracles,” “Robot Chicken,” “CSI: NY,” “Law & Order: SVU” and “Unforgettable.”


Last year, Ulrich starred as infamous kidnapper David Mitchell in the Lifetime movie “I Am Elizabeth Smart,” opposite Alana Boden and Deirdre Lovejoy. The film was nominated for a Critic’s Choice Award for Best Movie Made for Television.

FP as the Sherriff currently in the show Riverdale.


In 2018, Ulrich directed the short film “The Girl on the Roof.” The film starred Naiia Ulrich, Lennie James, Todd Lowe, Amelia Jackson-Gray and Susan May Pratt. For his work on the film, Skeet received the Breakout Director Award at the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival.


Skeet Ulrich currently stars as F.P. Jones - the past leader of the Southside Serpents now Sheriff and Jughead’s Father, in the hit CW series Riverdale, which is based on Archie Comics.

Skeet Ulrich @skeetme1 as F.P. Jones and @madchenamick Madchen Amick as Alice Cooper in. @thecwriverdale


Chapter Fifty: American Dreams, "HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FP — As Gladys (guest star Gina Gershon) prepares for FP’s (Skeet Ulrich) 50th birthday party, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) questions his mom’s motives for returning to Riverdale. When an unexpected encounter brings Archie (KJ Apa) back into the world of G&G, Jughead and Betty (Lili Reinhart) devise a plan to help him face his past head-on. Finally, Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) and Toni (Vanessa Morgan) find themselves at a crossroads, and Veronica (Camila Mendes) reveals a damaging secret to Betty. Madchen Amick, Luke Perry, Mark Consuelos, Casey Cott and Charles Melton also star. Gabriel Correa directed the was episode written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.


See Him At The Panel: LIVE ON STAGE: All the Way From Riverdale's Bad Boy and Iconic Heartthrob: Skeet Ulrich

Panel Time: Sunday, March 24 - 11:00AM

Photo Ops: $70 BUY HERE

Venue: Victoria Conference Centre

Venue: Crystal Garden

Appearing: Saturday & Sunday 23-24th


Instagram: @Skeetme1



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Riverdale is Created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa the producer and writer, known for Riverdale (2016), Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018), Carrie (2013), and more! He is changing the face of TV!


While navigating the troubled waters of romance, school and family, Archie and his gang become entangled in dark Riverdale mysteries. Archie Andrews discovers his love for music, and at a time for his teacher. Betty Cooper unravels her feelings for Archie, and her family secrets.


Based on the characters from the Archie Comics, RIVERDALE is a bold and subversive take on the wholesome town of Riverdale and some of its teen residents, including Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead, as they discover the darkness and dangers that bubble underneath their town’s wholesome façade.


Watch #Riverdale Wednesdays, on THE CW at 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET or the CW APP and Netflix.

Starring

KJ Apa as Archie Andrews

Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper

Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge

Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones

Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom

Marisol Nichols as Hermione Lodge

Madchen Amick as Alice Cooper

Luke Perry as Fred Andrews

Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy

Casey Cott as Kevin Keller

Mark Consuelos as Hiram Lodge

Skeet Ulrich as FP Jones

Charles Melton as Reggie Mantle

Vanessa Morgan as Toni Topaz


Executive Producers: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Jon Goldwater.

Origination: Vancouver, BC, Canada. Produced by: Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios in association with Berlanti Productions

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