Artist Bio

Larry Bates

(Bio as of May 2017)

Larry Bates makes his Goodman Theatre debut. He was last seen as Martin Luther King, Jr. in All the Way at South Coast Repertory. Additional South Coast Repertory credits include Death of a Salesman, The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Topdog/Underdog, Fences, the world premiere of Mr. Marmalade and Jitney (co-production with Pasadena Playhouse, directed by Ron OJ Parsons, NAACP Theatre Award and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actor). He also had the distinction of playing Dr. King in The Mountaintop at the Matrix Theatre and San Diego Repertory Theatre. Film and television credits include Big Little Lies, Veronica Mars and Lions for Lambs. Mr. Bates is a Lunt-Fontanne Fellow and a graduate of The Theatre School at DePaul University.