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.
Now, I have converted “Bigfoot Stole My Wife” into a solo show that I will premiere as part of the 2018 United Solo Theatre Festival at Theatre Row in NYC. See the “Solo Show” tab for details.