is a New York based actor whose theatrical credits have taken him from Dallas to Seattle, San Diego, Washington, DC, Austin and the Berkshires. He has worked Off and Off Off-Broadway, and in commercials and in independent film.
A recipient of the 2002 John Houseman Prize for excellence in classical theatre from the Julliard School, from which he holds an acting degree, Urie's classical credits include Shakespeare (Othello, Titus Andronicus and A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Old Globe's Shakespeare festival, Romeo and Juliet for DC's Folger Theatre, Love's Labor's Lost for The Judith Shakespeare Company), Jacobean drama (The Revenger's Tragedy for The Red Bull Theatre and The Roaring Girle at The Foundry) and commedia del arte (The King Stag at Seattle Rep). He appeared in the world premiere of Love and Happiness at Barrington Stage in the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts. When he was cast as Marc in Ugly Betty, Urie was playing a bearded geologist and getting blown away by Mt. St. Helens every night Off-Broadway in Phenomenon, at HERE performance space.
In the independent film world, Urie starred as Eric in WTC View, which will premiere September 10th on LOGO. As a producer/co-director, he is currently in post production for Two Down, his documentary short focusing on high school speech and debate tournaments.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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