Paul Sparks is an American actor. His acting career started in the late ’90s. He became more active the following decade. During this period, he appeared in the films Headspace, The Treatment, Blackbird, Synecdoche, New York, Rachel Getting Married, Deception, and many others. In the 2010s, he became known for his role as Mickey Doyle on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire. Afterwards, he started starring as Thomas Yates on House of Cards. He’s still on the show up to present. He also currently stars as David Tellis on the TV series The Girlfriend Experience. In addition, he’s recently appeared as Don Taylor on the miniseries The Night Of.