Proud member of AEA & SAG-AFTRA
I’m a born and bred New Yorker, but have traveled all over the globe, often with my wife, Donna, and my, now grown, children, Sari and Daniel. It's been over a dozen years now since I decided to pursue my passion for acting full-time.
I’ve played all sorts of roles: doctors, psychologists, judges, professors, priests, kings, gods, detectives, a jury foreman, CEOs, father, an outlaw, a porter, and even the president of a synagogue. Yes, mostly professionals and authority figures, but I also love playing roles that are not my "type." I’ve played many iconic roles: Oberon, the fairy king in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"; the loquacious Lord Chancellor, Polonius, in “Hamlet”; Baylor, the conservative Montana rancher in Sam Shepard’s “A Lie of the Mind”; Helge, the patriarch in “Festen”; Pastor Manders, the narrow-minded cleric in Ibsen’s “Ghosts”; Alexander Serebryakov, the aristocratic professor in Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya”; Dr. Dorn, the popular ladies' man in Chekhov’s “The Seagull”; Reverend Sam Gardner, the eccentric clergyman in Shaw’s “Mrs. Warren’s Profession”; the hyper-skeptical Botard in Ionesco's "Rhinoceros"; and a trio of comedic roles in Bill Svanoe's “Pants on Fire.”
I was there at the founding of the acclaimed Bedlam Theater Company, am now a company member and serve on its Board of Directors. In 2013, as part of Bedlam’s Man Solo Festival, I played the central character, Rick, in a one-act play I conceived called, “Bigfoot Stole My Wife.” I co-adapted it for the stage from eight short stories written by the award-winning author, Ron Carlson.
The solo show version of “Bigfoot Stole My Wife” premiered and played to sellout crowds in the 2018 United Solo Theatre Festival at Theatre Row in NYC.