Artist Bios

Stef Tovar

Stef Tovar

(Bio as of April 2022)

Stef Tovar (U/S Frank) is proud to make his Goodman debut. Other Chicago credits include work with TimeLine Theatre, Court Theatre, Paramount Theatre and Victory Gardens, among others. A native of Chicago, Stef is a Jeff Award winner for Best Supporting Actor (Blade to the Heat, Apple Tree Theatre) and was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical (South Pacific, Marriott Theatre). Off-Broadway credits include A Twist of Water and No Wake (59E59 Theaters). Stef’s breakout on-screen role was Dr. Arrington in Contagion, directed by Steven Soderbergh, who treats Patient Zero (Gwyneth Paltrow) and must tell her husband (Matt Damon) of her death. Other TV and film credits include Empire; Chicago Fire; Chicago Med; Proven Innocent; The Chi; Widows; Employee of the Month; Olympia; The Aerialist and most recently, CW’s The 4400. Stef is an on-camera acting teacher and published author. The MAP: An Actor’s Guide to On-Camera Acting is available from Applause Books. www.StefTovar.com Instagram: @steftovar