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Tim Hopper is an American actor known for his appearances in movies like Tenderness and To Die For .
He has been an ensemble member of the Steppenwolf Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois since 1988and acted in various stage productions, including Arthur Miller's The Crucible.
He was nominated for the 2003 Joseph Jefferson Award in the category "Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play" for "The Violet Hour" and received an Obie Award for his performance in "More Stately Mansions" at the New York Theatre Workshop.
In 2012, Hopper appeared as Henry in the off-Broadway production of Him with Primary Stages.
|1991||Frankie & Johnny||Lester|
|1991||Das Gesetz der Macht||Howie|
|1992||The Last of the Mohicans||Ian|
|1994||Squanto: A Warrior's Tale||William Bradford|
|1995||To Die For||Mike Warden|
|2001||Vanilla Sky||Man in Blue Coat|
|2002||Pipe Dream||Mitch Farkas|
|2002||Personal Velocity: Three Portraits||Mr. Brown|
|2003||School of Rock||Zack's Father|
|2007||Gardener of Eden||Bill Huxley|
|2007||First Born||Officer White|
|2019||Knives and Skin||Dan Kitzmiller|
|2017–Present||Chicago Fire||Tom Van Meter||20 episodes|
|2020||Utopia||Dale Warwick||3 episodes|
|2013–2014||The Americans||Sanford Prince||4 episodes|
|2011||The American Experience||Voice of Adolphus Greely||1 episode|
|2009||White Collar||Uncle Gary||1 episode|
|2007||Grey's Anatomy||Dustin Klein||1 episode|
|2007||Medium||Michael Levitt||1 episode|
|2006–2014||Most Evil||Narrator||38 episodes|
|2006||As the World Turns||Judge Steve Colby||2 episodes|
|2006||The Mikes||Mike Stanley||TV movie|
|2005||Law & Order: Trial by Jury||M.E. George Gibson||2 episodes|
|2000–2006||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Beau Miller / Gregory Hensal||2 episodes|
|2000||Third Watch||Frank Matthews||1 episode|
|2000||Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder||Unknown||TV movie|
|2000||Future Man||Dr. Francis||1 episode|
|1997–1999||Oz||Reporter Rick Donn||10 episodes|
|1996||Almost Perfect||Tony Madden||1 episode|
|1995||New York Undercover||Unknown||1 episode|
|1995||Law & Order||Mr. Wiley||Episode: "Pride"|
|1989||Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder||Unknown||TV movie|
|2008||Need for Speed: Undercover||Primary #2|
|2010||Need for Speed: World|
Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn Jr. was an American actor whose career spanned more than 60 years. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for playing Marsh Turner in Cross Creek (1983). Torn's portrayal of Artie the producer on The Larry Sanders Show received six Emmy Award nominations, winning in 1996. He also won an American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Male in a Series, and two CableACE Awards for his work on the show. Torn is also known for his roles as Zed in the Men in Black franchise (1997–2002) and Patches O'Houlihan in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004).
Charles John Mahoney was an English-American actor. He was known for playing Martin Crane on the NBC sitcom Frasier (1993–2004), and won a Screen Actors Guild Award for the role in 2000. Mahoney started his career in Chicago as a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company alongside John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, and Laurie Metcalf. He received the Clarence Derwent Award as Most Promising Male Newcomer in 1986. Later that year, his performance in the Broadway revival of John Guare's The House of Blue Leaves earned him a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
The Hot L Baltimore is a play by Lanford Wilson set in the lobby of the Hotel Baltimore. The plot focuses on the residents of the decaying property, who are faced with eviction when the structure is condemned. The play draws its title from the hotel's neon marquee with a burned-out "e" that was never replaced.
Will Eno is an American playwright based in Brooklyn, New York. His play, Thom Pain was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 2005. His play The Realistic Joneses appeared on Broadway in 2014, where it received a Drama Desk Special Award and was named Best Play on Broadway by USA Today, and best American play of 2014 by The Guardian. His play The Open House was presented Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre in 2014 and won the Obie Award for Playwriting as well as other awards, and was on both TIME Magazine and Time Out New York 's Top Ten Plays of 2014.
Steppenwolf Theatre Company is a Chicago theatre company founded in 1974 by Terry Kinney, Jeff Perry, and Gary Sinise in the Unitarian church on Half Day Road in Deerfield, Illinois and is now located in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood on Halsted Street. The theatre's name comes from Hermann Hesse's novel Steppenwolf, which original member Rick Argosh was reading during the company's inaugural production of Paul Zindel's play, And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little, in 1974. After occupying several theatres in Chicago, in 1991, it moved into its own purpose-built complex with three performing spaces, the largest seating 550.
Balm in Gilead is a 1965 play written by American playwright Lanford Wilson.
Austin Campbell Pendleton is an American actor, playwright, theatre director, and instructor.
Marshall W. Mason is an American theater director, educator, and writer. Mason founded the Circle Repertory Company in New York City and was artistic director of the company for 18 years (1969–1987). He received an Obie Award for Sustained Achievement in 1983. In 2016, he received the Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater.
Lois Arlene Smith is an American character actress whose career spans eight decades. She made her film debut in the 1955 drama film East of Eden, and later played supporting roles in a number of movies, including Five Easy Pieces (1970), Resurrection (1980), Fatal Attraction (1987), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Falling Down (1993), How to Make an American Quilt (1995), Dead Man Walking (1995), Twister (1996), Minority Report (2002), The Nice Guys (2016), Lady Bird (2017), and The French Dispatch (2021).
Frank Joseph Galati was an American director, writer, and actor. He was a member of Steppenwolf Theatre Company and an associate director at Goodman Theatre. He taught at Northwestern University for many years.
The Indian Wants the Bronx is a one-act play by Israel Horovitz.
Kevin Adams is an American theatrical lighting designer. He has earned four Tony Awards for lighting design.
Jayne Houdyshell is an American Tony-winning actress known for her performances on stage and screen. She earned her first Tony Award nomination for her Broadway debut as Ann in the play Well in 2006. Since then, she has received four more Tony Award nominations for her performances in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's musical Follies in 2012, the new play by Lucas Hnath A Doll's House, Part 2 in 2017, and the revival of Meredith Willson's The Music Man in 2022. She won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for the 2016 play The Humans.
Linda Marie Emond is an American stage, film, and television actress. Emond has received three Tony Award nominations for her performances in Life (x) 3 (2003), Death of a Salesman (2012), and Cabaret (2014).
Bruce Norris is an American character actor and playwright associated with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago. His play Clybourne Park won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
David Cromer is an American theatre director, and stage, film, and TV actor. He has received recognition for his work on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in his native Chicago. Cromer has won or been nominated for numerous awards, including winning the Lucille Lortel Award and Obie Award for his direction of Our Town. He was nominated for the Drama Desk Award and the Outer Critics Circle Award for his direction of The Adding Machine. In 2018, Cromer won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for The Band's Visit.
Mark Brokaw is an American theatre director. He won the Drama Desk Award, Obie Award and Lucille Lortel Award as Outstanding Director of a Play for How I Learned to Drive.
Les Waters is a British theatre director. Waters was the Artistic Director of the Actors Theatre of Louisville. He has directed plays Off-Broadway and also at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Actors Theatre.
Clybourne Park is a 2010 play by Bruce Norris inspired by Lorraine Hansberry's play A Raisin in the Sun (1959). It portrays fictional events set during and after the Hansberry play, and is loosely based on historical events that took place in the city of Chicago. It premiered in February 2010 at Playwrights Horizons in New York. The play received its UK premiere at the Royal Court Theatre in London in a production directed by Dominic Cooke. The play received its Chicago premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in a production directed by Steppenwolf ensemble member Amy Morton. As described by The Washington Post, the play "applies a modern twist to the issues of race and housing and aspirations for a better life." Clybourne Park was awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play.
Kenneth Todd Freeman is an American actor. He has been nominated for two Tony Awards over the course of his career and has won one Drama Desk Award. He has played supporting roles in films such as Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) and The Cider House Rules (1999), played a prominent recurring role on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1998–1999), and was a series regular on A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017–2019).