Artist Bio

Jim Ortlieb

(Bio as of November 2017)

Jim Ortlieb returns to the Goodman after previously appearing Candide in 1984. Chicago credits include Life Sucks (Lookingglass Theatre Company), Scapin (American Blues Theater), Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Man Who Came to Dinner (Steppenwolf Theater Company) and The Book of Will (Northlight Theatre). Broadway credits include The Farnsworth InventionOf Mice and Men and Guys and Dolls. Additional credits include Billy Elliot (national tour), Tartuffe and Candide (Weston Playhouse), The Grapes of Wrath (Ford’s Theatre, directed by David Cromer), Hughie and The Homecoming (Gare St. Lazare Players in Paris), M the Murderer (Organic Theatre) and Marriage Play (Merrimack Repertory Theatre). He is an Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Best Actor nominee. Television and film credits include Masters of SexBonesThe CloserCSIGrey’s AnatomyThe ShieldFelicityRoswellMagnoliaA Mighty WindFlatlinersLatter DaysDrunkboatContagionThe Crash, and Inheritance.