VIDEO: Tracy Letts Impersonates Dick Cheney on FUNNY OR DIE
Dick Cheney has been giving America some inspirational messages from his new Twitter account.
FUNNY OR DIE recently started a parody Twitter account under the name of Dick Cheney where they have been posting videos of Tony Award-winning actor Tracy Letts portraying the politician. Click here to watch the entertaining clips of "Daily Cheney" where 'Cheney' talks about everything from the price of love to how you win at kissing!
Tracy Letts is an American playwright, screenwriter and actor who received the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play August: Osage County and a Tony Award for his portrayal of George in the revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
He wrote the screenplays of three films adapted from his own plays: Bug and Killer Joe, both directed by William Friedkin, and August: Osage County, directed by John Wells. He is also known for his ongoing portrayal of Andrew Lockhart in seasons 3 and 4 of Showtime's Homeland, for which he has been nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards as a member of the ensemble.
In 2008, Letts won a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award, and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for August: Osage County. It had premiered in Chicago in 2007, before moving to New York. It opened on Broadway in 2007 and ran into 2009.
In 2004, Letts was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play, Man from Nebraska.
For his screenplay of Killer Joe, Letts was nominated for a Saturn Award for "Best Writing.
In 2012-2013, Letts appeared in the 50th Anniversary Broadway revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, as originally presented by the Steppenwolf Theater Company. On June 9, 2013, he received the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play (Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play) for his performance as George in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.
In 2013, Letts was nominated, along with the rest of the cast of Showtime's Homeland, for an "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series" Screen Actors Guild Award.