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Raphael Sbarge          

Actor and Founder of Green Wish; Known for "Once Upon A Time" and "Chicago Fire"

Raphael Sbarge was born into a theatre-oriented family in New York City. His mother, Jeanne Button, was a costume designer, and his father, Stephen A. Sbarge, was an artist, writer and stage director who named his son after the Renaissance artist. Sbarge began his career at the age of five on Sesame Street.

Sbarge made his stage debut in Joseph Papp's 1981 Shakespeare in the Park production of Henry IV, Part 1. The following year he made his Broadway debut opposite Faye Dunaway in the short-lived play, The Curse of an Aching Heart. Other New York stage credits include Hamlet (1982), Ah, Wilderness! (1988), Ghosts (1988), The Twilight of the Golds (1993), The Shadow Box, and Voices in the Dark (1999). Sbarge's film credits include Risky Business (1983), Vision Quest (1985), My Man Adam (1985), My Science Project (1985), Carnosaur (1993), The Hidden II (1993), Babes in Toyland (1997), Independence Day (1996), BASEketball (1998), Message in a Bottle (1999), Pearl Harbor (2001) and Home Room (2002). Sbarge has appeared in numerous television series and television movies, including A Streetcar Named Desire with Ann-Margret in 1984; Billionaire Boys Club, Cracked Up with Edward Asner, and Prison for Children in 1987; Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in 1990; Murder 101 with Pierce Brosnan and Final Verdict with Treat Williams in 1991; Breast Men with Chris Cooper and Quicksilver Highway with Christopher Lloyd in 1997; and Introducing Dorothy Dandridge with Halle Berry in 1999. He had recurring roles in five episodes of Star Trek: Voyager in 1996, and in the first four episodes of the sixth season of 24. In 2001-2004, Sbarge was a regular cast member of The Guardian (TV series) starring Simon Baker and he also played in a chapter of Six Feet Under.

In 2007 he appeared in a two-part episode of Journeyman. In 2010 he played in an Practically Perfect, a season five episode of Dexter as an Internal Affairs Agent named Jim McCort. He played a guest appearance in the third season of Nip/Tuck. He also has voice acted for video games such as Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords as Carth Onasi; as RC-1262 "Scorch" in Star Wars: Republic Commando; and as Kaidan Alenko in Mass Effect and its sequel Mass Effect 2. Additionally, Sbarge also voiced the character Professor Zei in a guest-star appearance on the thirtieth episode of Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender. He most recently began a recurring role as Howard Aucker on the soap opera, The Young and the Restless. He starred as the main character, Brian McGuire on the CBS short-lived series, Better Days which lasted for 5 weeks before being canceled.

In 2011, he began his role on the ABC Fantasy series Once Upon a Time, where he plays Archie, a human who, thanks to a curse placed upon all the fairy tale characters by the Evil Queen from "Snow White," is actually Jiminy Cricket from Pinocchio.

Raphael Sbarge, Ed Begley, Jr. and Rachelle Carson Begley launched a environmentalist non-profit organization called Green Wish. aimed at donating to local, green, organizations through donations at retailers throughout the country.

Raphael resides in Los Angeles and New York City.

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Raphael Sbarge of “Once Upon a Time” will guest-star on an upcoming episode of “Castle.” When will we see him and who will he play?

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