(Bio as of January 2007)
Anthony Chisholm most recently appeared at the Goodman in Radio Golf during the 2006/2007 Season. Other Goodman credits include Gem of the Ocean and Two Trains Running—both of which continued to Broadway—I Am a Man and in Jitney, which he played off-Broadway (winning the 2000 Obie, Drama Desk and AUDELCO Awards), at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles (NAACP and Ovation awards) and at the Royal National Theatre in London (2002 Olivier Award for Best Play). He was recently awarded the 2006 Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP Award for Best Supporting Actor for Radio Golf at the Mark Taper Forum. Other Chicago credits include I Just Stopped By to See the Man (Steppenwolf) and he is a four-time Jeff Award nominee. Mr. Chisholm’s off-Broadway credits include The Talented Tenth (Manhattan Theatre Club), Tracers, Ice Bridges, Black Visions and King Lear (The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival). Other theater credits include The Mighty Gents, Back in the World (AUDELCO nomination), Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death (national tour) and No Place to Be Somebody, as well as the international production of Tracers (London’s Royal Court Theatre, Sydney and Melbourne Australia). His regional credits include Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Denver Center Company, Cleveland Play House, Buffalo Studio Arena), Fences (Indiana Repertory Theatre) and Driving Miss Daisy (Portland Stage). Mr. Chisholm’s film and television credits include Jules Dassin’s Up Tight!, Langhorne in Toni Morrison’s Beloved, A Jersey Tale, 100 Centre Street (Emmy submission), Hack (recurring), Law & Order: SVU, Vietnam War Stories (Cable Ace nomination), Third Watch, New York Undercover, The Handler and HBO’s Oz as series regular Burr Redding.
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