Artist Bio

Phillip Edward Van Lear

(Bio as of March 2016)

Phillip Edward Van Lear returns to the Goodman, where he previously appeared in Proof, Amen Corner, A Christmas Carol, Blues for An Alabama Sky, Ties That Bind and Galileo. Additional credits include productions at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Congo Square Theatre Company, About Face Theatre, Windy City Playhouse, Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago Theatre Company, Court Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Next Theatre, Lifeline Theatre, TimeLine Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, The Alley Theatre, New American Theatre, American Heartland Theatre, Organic Touchstone Company, Black Ensemble Theatre and The Riverfront Playhouse. Television credits include Magic Door, EZ Streets, Missing Persons, Early Edition, Chicago Code, Crisis, Boss, Prison Break, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Empire, on which he plays Dr. Leo Kippleman. Film credits include There Are No Children Here, Barbershop 2, Thieves Quartet, A Light Beneath Their Feet, Southside and Me, Heartlock, Mute, The Chosen, Conspiracy On Jekyll Island and Meet The Browns

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