Suplee was born on May 25, 1976 in Manhattan, New York. He is an actor of considerable talent and accomplishment. He is known for his roles in Mallrats (1995), Without a Paddle (2004), American History X (1998), Blow (2001), Cold Mountain (2003) and John Q (2002).
The 2000 movie, Remember the Titans, was a true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. The movie starred Denzel Washington, Will Patton and Wood Harris. See full cast and crew at IMDb.
From his nearly 400 pound frame in 2002, Ethan Suplee has dropped more than 200 pounds in 11 years. Watch his old-fashioned weight loss approach at TMZ.
Suplee worked with Denzel again on "John Q" and "Unstoppable" before putting the weight back on for "Wolf of Wall Street."