Kristine Nielsen Biography

Gender: Female

Broadway: You Can't Take it With You, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Tony® nomination); Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; To Be or Not to Be; Les Liaisons Dangereuses; Spring Awakening; A Streetcar Named Desire; The Green Bird; Jackie; The Iceman Cometh. With Christopher Durang: Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them (Drama League, Outer Critics Circle noms.); Miss Witherspoon; Betty’s Summer Vacation (Obie, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle noms.); Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge. Off-Broadway: The Killer; Crazy Mary; Our Leading Lady; Dog Opera (Obie Award). Has appeared at many regional theaters including the Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse and the Taper. Film: Morning Glory; That's What She Said; The Savages; Adelaide; Small Time Crooks. Television: Political Animals; Smash; Law & Order; Law & Order: CI; Third Watch; NBC’s live broadcast of The Sound of Music. Education: M.F.A., Yale School of Drama; B.S., Northwestern.

Kristine Nielsen Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award
Kristine Nielsen, Hir
 
- 2013 - Legend of Off Broadway Honoree
Kristine Nielsen
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Kristine Nielsen, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Kristine Nielsen, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Kristine Nielsen, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Kristine Nielsen, Why Torture is Wrong
Kristine Nielsen, the People Who Love Them
Kristine Nielsen, Betty's Summer Vacation
 
Obie Awards - 1995 - Performance
Kristine Nielsen, Dog Opera

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