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Bill Heck

 
Birth Place:
Phoenix, AZ
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Bill Heck is an American actor who has appeared on Broadway, in television shows, and films such as the Coen Brothers' western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Heck took his first Broadway leading role in the Cabaret revival in 2014. Off-Broadway, Heck starred in Horton Footes epic The Orphans' Home ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: Phoenix, AZ

Bio:
Bill Heck is an American actor who has appeared on Broadway, in television shows, and films such as the Coen Brothers' western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Heck took his first Broadway leading role in the Cabaret revival in 2014. Off-Broadway, Heck starred in Horton Footes epic The Orphans' Home ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
American Repertory Theater Regional Production, 2017
Shannon
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2016
Hector
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2014
Clifford Bradshaw
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2012
Fountainhead
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Joe Pitt
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Joe Pitt
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Duke
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Lorenzo
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Horace Robedaux
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Horace Robedaux
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2009
Horace Robedaux
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2009
Horace Robedaux
Paul Horace Robedaux
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Tim [Replacement]
Tim (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2005
Tyler Shaw (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, 2004
Ensemble

Battle Hymn of the Republic [Regional (US)]

Circle X Theatre Co., 2009

Henry

Egg Farm [Region (US)]

Vitality Productions, 2008

Performer

Come Back, Little Sheba [Region (US)]

Center Theatre Group, 2007

Bruce

All's Well That Ends Well [Region (US)]

Yale Rep Revival, 2006

Bertram

Our Town [Region (US)]

Berkeley Rep Revival, 2005

George Gibbs

Chopin's Preludes [Off-Broadway]

Slant Theatre Project, 2003

Frederic Chopin





Writing





Egg Farm

Writer



 

Stage

Performances
  [Regional (US)]
American Repertory Theater Regional Production, 2017
Shannon

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2016
Hector

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2014
Clifford Bradshaw

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2012
Fountainhead

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Joe Pitt

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Joe Pitt

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Duke

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Lorenzo

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Horace Robedaux

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Horace Robedaux

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2009
Horace Robedaux

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2009
Horace Robedaux

Paul Horace Robedaux

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Tim [Replacement]

Tim (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2005
Tyler Shaw (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, 2004
Ensemble

Battle Hymn of the Republic [Regional (US)]

Circle X Theatre Co., 2009

Henry

Egg Farm [Region (US)]

Vitality Productions, 2008

Performer

Come Back, Little Sheba [Region (US)]

Center Theatre Group, 2007

Bruce

All's Well That Ends Well [Region (US)]

Yale Rep Revival, 2006

Bertram

Our Town [Region (US)]

Berkeley Rep Revival, 2005

George Gibbs

Chopin's Preludes [Off-Broadway]

Slant Theatre Project, 2003

Frederic Chopin





Writing





Egg Farm

Writer


Bill Heck Biography

Bill Heck is an American actor who has appeared on Broadway, in television shows, and films such as the Coen Brothers' western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.

Heck took his first Broadway leading role in the Cabaret revival in 2014. Off-Broadway, Heck starred in Horton Footes epic The Orphans' Home Cycle, Angels in America with Buster Scruggs co-star Zoe Kazan, as well as Water by the Spoonful.

On television, Heck had a guest role in The Good Wife. Heck also had a guest role in The Alienist and appeared in The Leftovers. Other credits include Ray Donovan, Little America, and Locke and Key.

At L.A. Outfest in 2013, Heck won the Grand Jury Award for Best Actor for his role in Pit Stop.

Heck appeared as Billy Knapp in the vignette "The Gal Who Got Rattled", one of six separate stories of the American Wild West in the Coen Brothers-directed The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. To prepare for the role, Heck read The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck.

Bill Heck Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Bill Heck, The Orphans' Home Cycle
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Bill Heck, The Orphans’ Home Cycle

Bill Heck News

Matthew Morrison, Noah Galvin, and More Set For THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Broadway Gala Photo Matthew Morrison, Noah Galvin, and More Set For THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Broadway Gala
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays have announced additional performers who will be joining the incredible line-up for the 21st Annual The 24 Hour Plays Broadway Gala on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Extraordinary artists from Broadway, TV and film will come together to create brand-new plays and musicals written, rehearsed and performed in 24 hours.  

21st Annual THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Broadway Gala Set For Next Month Photo 21st Annual THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Broadway Gala Set For Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2021

Extraordinary artists from Broadway, TV and film will come together to create brand-new plays and musicals written, rehearsed and performed in 24 hours.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for Season Two of LOCKE & KEY Photo VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for Season Two of LOCKE & KEY
by Michael Major - Oct 6, 2021

After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father's death.

Amazon's I'M YOUR WOMAN To Open Festival On Thursday, October 15 Photo Amazon's I'M YOUR WOMAN To Open Festival On Thursday, October 15
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2020

Today, the American Film Institute (AFI) announced that the 34th edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi will open with the World Premiere of the Amazon Original film  I'M YOUR WOMAN. 

I'M YOUR WOMAN Will Open the 34th AFI Festival Photo I'M YOUR WOMAN Will Open the 34th AFI Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 14, 2020

Deadline reports that the Rachel Brosnahan-led film 'I'm Your Woman' will open at the AFI Fest.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history.This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Tennessee Williams. Today's play, The Night of the Iguana!

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Roundabout's Gala, Honoring Alan Cumming, Michael Kors & La Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside Roundabout's Gala, Honoring Alan Cumming, Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 3, 2020

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company honored ​​​​​​​ Alan Cumming with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre, and Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere with The Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. This year's gala 'The Life of the Party' featured a unique concert from Tony, Grammy & Emmy Award winner Cyndi Lauper, created exclusively for the special occasion.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for New Series LOCKE & KEY Photo VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for New Series LOCKE & KEY
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2020

After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father's death. As the Locke children explore the different keys and their unique powers, a mysterious demon awakens — and will stop at nothing to steal them. From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Meredith Averill (The Haunting of Hill House), the series is a coming-of-age mystery about love, loss, and the unshakable bonds that define family.

VIDEO: A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY at The Public Theater Photo VIDEO: A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY at The Public Theater
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Take a look at video from The Public Theater's A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner and directed by Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis. This scorching new version of Kushner's first play began performances in the Anspacher Theater on Tuesday, October 29 with an official press opening on Monday, November 25. A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY was originally scheduled to close on December 8, but has now been extended twice through Sunday, December 22.

The Public Theater Extends A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Through Sunday, December 22 Photo The Public Theater Extends A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Through Sunday, December 22
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a second and final extension today for the New York revival of A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner. Directed by Oskar Eustis, this scorching new version of Kushner's first play began performances in the Anspacher Theater on Tuesday, October 29 with an official press opening on Monday, November 25. A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY was originally scheduled to close on December 8, but has now been extended twice through Sunday, December 22.

Bill Heck Videos

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for New Series LOCKE & KEY VideoVIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for New Series LOCKE & KEY
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2020

After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father's death. As the Locke children explore the different keys and their unique powers, a mysterious demon awakens — and will stop at nothing to steal them. From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Meredith Averill (The Haunting of Hill House), the series is a coming-of-age mystery about love, loss, and the unshakable bonds that define family.

VIDEO: A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY at The Public Theater VideoVIDEO: A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY at The Public Theater
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Take a look at video from The Public Theater's A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner and directed by Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis. This scorching new version of Kushner's first play began performances in the Anspacher Theater on Tuesday, October 29 with an official press opening on Monday, November 25. A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY was originally scheduled to close on December 8, but has now been extended twice through Sunday, December 22.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Coen Brothers' THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Coen Brothers' THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2018

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a six-part Western anthology film, a series of tales about the American frontier told through the unique and incomparable voice of Joel and Ethan Coen. Each chapter tells a distinct story about the American West.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Joel and Ethan Coen's THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Joel and Ethan Coen's THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2018

Netflix has released the trailer for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a film from Joel and Ethan Coen, launching in select theaters and on Netflix on November 16, 2018.

BWW TV: Highlights from TROILUS & CRESSIDA at Shakespeare in the Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 28, 2016

Directed by Daniel Sullivan, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA began performances on Tuesday, July 19 and will run through Sunday, August 14, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 9. .

VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks End of CABARET: 'It's Like the End of An Era for Me'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 27, 2015

Alan Cumming stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW to talk about starring in Broadway's CABARET, which ends its run this Sunday.

VIDEO: CABARET's Alan Cumming Talks 50th Birthday Celebration & More on CBS
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 30, 2015

CABARET's Alan Cumming stopped by last night's THE LATE LATE SHOW, hosted by Whitney Cummings.

VIDEO: CABARET's Emma Stone & David Letterman Can't Stop Taking Selfies!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 16, 2014

CABARET star Emma Stone stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN and revealed that it was only recently she became familiar with the term 'selfie,' prompting the host to pull out his cell phone and snap a pic with 26-year-old star.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of CABARET's New Sally Bowles- Emma Stone!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2014

The Roundabout Theatre Company just welcomed Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles'. She joins Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony-winning musical Cabaret starringAlan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee.' The production is again directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall. Below, BroadwayWorld brings a first look at Stone onstage!

BWW TV: Emma Stone Takes Her First Broadway Bows in CABARET!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2014

The Roundabout Theatre Company just welcomed Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles' last night on Broadway. She joins Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony-winning musical Cabaret starring Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee.' The production is again directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you footage from her first official curtain call!


Bill Heck Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bill Heck been in?
Bill Heck has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Bill Heck been in?
Bill Heck has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Bill Heck been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Orphans' Home Cycle and Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Orphans’ Home Cycle .