originated the role of Tateh in the musical Ragtime
in Toronto, as well as on Broadway, receiving an Outer Critics Circle Award and Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations. He recently starred in The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World
, the critically acclaimed revival of Twelve Angry Men
and Israel Horovitz's My Old Lady
. His other Broadway and off- Broadway credits are extensive: he starred in The Heidi Chronicles
by Wendy Wasserstein and Simon Gray's The Common Pursuit
(earning Drama Desk nominations for both), A Soldier's Play
by Charles Fuller, C.P.Taylor's …and a Nightingale Sang
, Execution of Justice
by Emily Mann, The Tenth Man
by Paddy Chayefsky
, The Loman Family Picnic
by Donald Margulies and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
for Encores! at City Center.
He recently completed filming SPINNING INTO BUTTER directed by Mark Brokaw and UNCONSCIOUS directed by Bradley Wigor. His other films include FREEDOMLAND, PAYCHECK, SOMEONE LIKE YOU and SAFE. He starred in the acclaimed series Brooklyn Bridge, the miniseries Perfect Murder, Perfect Town for CBS, NYPD Blue, Without A Trace and Law & Order.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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