Ptolemy Slocum is an American actor and improv comedian, best known for his role as Sylvester in the critically acclaimed HBO series “Westworld.” Born on November 20, 1975, in Nairobi, Kenya, Slocum has built an impressive career in both television and film with his exceptional talent for character roles.
|November 20, 1975
|Actor, Improv Comedian
|2005 – present
|Estimated Net Worth
|$1 million (as of 2023)
Before his acting career took off, Slocum studied at Swarthmore College, where he developed a keen interest in theater. Post-graduation, he moved to New York City to pursue his passion for improv comedy, becoming a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
Apart from his well-known role in “Westworld,” Slocum has appeared in several popular television series, including “Veep,” “The Wire,” and “The Sopranos.” In addition to his on-screen work, he is a dedicated improv teacher, sharing his skills and experience with aspiring comedians.
Though born in Kenya, Slocum spent most of his childhood in Sacramento, California. While he tends to keep his family life private, he often shares about his wife and daughter on his social media platforms.
In his career, Slocum has had the opportunity to work with notable actors like Anthony Hopkins and Thandie Newton in “Westworld.” His comedic talents have also led to collaborations with improv legends like Amy Poehler at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
Estimated Net Worth
As of 2023, Ptolemy Slocum’s estimated net worth is approximately $1 million. His income primarily comes from his acting roles in television and film, as well as his work as an improv comedian and teacher.
With a diverse career spanning television, film, and improv comedy, Ptolemy Slocum has become a recognizable figure in the entertainment industry. His unique blend of comedic timing and character acting continues to entertain audiences, and his passion for teaching improv showcases his dedication to his craft.