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 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 iconic 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.”
Last year, I played the central character, Rick, in a one-act 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 production was part of the Bedlam Theatre Company’s Man Solo Festival. I’m now seeking to have the show produced in other theaters around NYC and the country.