Artist Bio

Ron E. Rains

(Bio as of December 2021)

Ron E. Rains (U/S Rutherford Selig) returns to the Goodman, where he played Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol for eleven seasons. Other Goodman credits include The Music Man, The Matchmaker, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, Passion Play and Revenge of the Space Pandas. Chicago credits include work with Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, TimeLine Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Paramount Theatre and Writers Theatre. Television credits include Chicago Justice and Chicago Med. Rains has appeared in several independent films, including the upcoming Brooklyn ’45 on Shudder (expected in 2022).  Rains is also known for his role as the Head Film Critic for The Onion (Peter Rosenthal). He is a proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA, and is represented by Paonessa Talent.