David Rasche Biography

Gender: Male

David Rasche began his career at Chicago’s famed cabaret, The Second City. He has performed often at MTC, mostly notably in Last Dance, by Marsha Norman, dir. Lynne Meadow, and Moonlight and Magnolias, by Ron Hutchinson, dir. Lynne Meadow. His Broadway credits include Speed-the-Plow (David Mamet), Lunch Hour, with Gilda Radner, (dir. Mike Nichols), Loose Ends (Michael Weller), and The Shadow Box. Off-Broadway credits include Little Miss Sunshine, adpt. and dir. by James Lapine, music by William Finn (Second Stage), Warrior Class directed by Evan Cabnet (Second Stage), Chekhov’s The Seagull (CSC) for which he earned the Richard Seff Award from Actors’ Equity, Regrets Only by Paul Rudnick (MTC), David Mamet’s Edmond (Atlantic Theater Company), David Mamet’s Faust (Magic Theater, San Francisco), and Mamet’s No One Will Be Immune (Ensemble Studio Theatre). His TV credits include recurring roles on the HBO series “VEEP” opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and “Bored to Death” opposite Ted Danson. He has appeared on episodic TV in shows from “Miami Vice” to “Monk,” and was “Sledge Hammer!” in the series of that name. His films include In the Loop (Armando Iannucci), Burn After Reading (Coen Brothers), Men in Black III (Sonnenfeld), Flags of our Fathers (Clint Eastwood), Flight 93 (Paul Greengrass), The Sentinel (with Michael Douglas and Kim Basinger), An Innocent Man (Peter Yates), The Divine Secrets of the YaYa Sisterhood (with Sandra Bullock), That Old Feeling (with Bette Midler, dir. Carl Reiner), Delirious (with John Candy), and Manhattan (Woody Allen). He has just completed a pilot for TVLand called “Impastor.”






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