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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.”

David Rasche Photos


Theatre for a New Audience Off-Broadway Revival, 2017
Mr. Antrobus

Broadway Production, 2014
Walter Keegan

Off-Broadway Premiere, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2008

Original Broadway Production, 1998
Richard O'Neill

Bobby Gould [Replacement]


Mark [Replacement]

David Rasche Movies

[ 1979 ] Television Actor #3
Something Short of Paradise
[ 1979 ] David Ritchie
Just Tell Me What You Want
[ 1980 ] Stopwatch Producer
Honky Tonk Freeway
[ 1981 ] Eddie White
Fighting Back
[ 1982 ] Michael Taylor
Best Defense
[ 1984 ] Jeff theKBGAgent
Native Son
[ 1986 ] Buckley
[ 1986 ] Dan
Made in Heaven
[ 1987 ] Donald Sumner
Wicked Stepmother
[ 1989 ] Steve
An Innocent Man
[ 1989 ] Mike Parnell
Wedding Band
[ 1989 ] Sloane Vaughn
Masters of Menace
[ 1990 ] Buddy Wheeler
[ 1991 ] Hal Devlin
[ 1991 ] Dr. Paul Kirkwood, Dennis
Twenty Bucks
[ 1993 ] Baker
A Million to Juan
[ 1994 ] Jeff
Bigfoot: The Unforgettable Encounter
[ 1995 ] Chaz Frederick
Magic in the Water
[ 1995 ] Phillip, Patient #4
Pie in the Sky
[ 1995 ] Amy's Dad
That Old Feeling
[ 1997 ] Alan
Pros & Cons
[ 1999 ] Jack Stanford
The Settlement
[ 1999 ] Denny
Friends & Lovers
[ 1999 ] RichardRichieWickham
The Big Tease
[ 1999 ] Stig
Teddy Bears' Picnic
[ 2001 ] Elliot Chevron
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
[ 2002 ] Taylor Abbott
Just Married
[ 2003 ] Mr. McNerney
[ 2003 ] Warren Ward
Off the Lip
[ 2004 ] Dr. Martin Shutte
[ 2005 ] Phil
Flags of Our Fathers
[ 2006 ] Senator
United 93
[ 2006 ] Donald Freeman Greene
The Sentinel
[ 2006 ] President Ballentine
The Girl in the Park
[ 2007 ] Doug
Burn After Reading
[ 2008 ] CIA Officer Palmer DeBakey Smith
Crimes of the Past
[ 2009 ] Thom Sparrow
Peter and Vandy
[ 2009 ] Alan
In the Loop
[ 2009 ] Linton Barwick
Blue Eyes
[ 2009 ] Marshall
[ 2011 ] Daniel Levine
[ 2011 ] Radio Host
The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich
[ 2012 ] Hills
Men in Black 3
[ 2012 ] Agent X
The Discoverers
[ 2012 ] Cyrus Marshall
[ 2012 ] Percy Petunia
Revenge for Jolly!
[ 2012 ] Eichelberger
Missed Connections
[ 2012 ] George
Kill Your Darlings
[ 2013 ] Dean
The Big Wedding
[ 2013 ] Barry
[ 2014 ] Jefferson Monroe
Amira & Sam
[ 2014 ] Jack
[ 2019 ] Michael Conrad
Paper Spiders
[ 2020 ] Bill Hoffman
The Good House
[ 2021 ] Scott Good
[ 2021 ] Jim
About My Father
[ 2023 ] Bill Collins

David Rasche TV Shows

President Whitman
High Society
Peter Thomas
Alden Schmidt
Love, Sidney
J.M., J. M.
Jack Trenton
Ryan's Hope
Wes Leonard
Sledge Hammer!
Sledge Hammer
Ugly Betty
Calvin Hartley, Cal Hartley
Jim Marwood

David Rasche Videos

David Rasche News

Pedro Pascal, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, and More Win 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Full List of Winners Here!

The SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS presented its coveted Actor statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and television performances of 2023 at the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024 at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall. Learn more about the winners here!

These Stars of SUCCESSION Have Ties to the Stage

With Jeremy Strong making his Broadway return in An Enemy of the People this season, BroadwayWorld is exploring some of the others stars of the iconic series Succession, who have ties to the stage.

THE COLOR PURPLE, MAESTRO & More Nominated For SAG Awards - Full List of Nominations!

This morning, nominees for the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced. Check out the full list of nominations, which include Danielle Brooks, Bradley Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Hannah Waddingham, the cast of The Gilded Age, and more.

Cabaret Photographers: Bobby Patrick

Broadway World Cabaret gets photographic content from some of the best shutterbugs in the business. Here's a look at some of the captures they've shared with us.

Photos: Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton & More Attend BOOK CLUB: THE NEXT CHAPTER Premiere

BOOK CLUB: THE NEXT CHAPTER stars Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen and Don Johnson, director, co-writer and producer Bill Holderman, co-writer and producer Erin Simms and more attended last night’s New York Premiere at AMC Lincoln Square. Check out photos from the event now!

Prestige HBO Drama SUCCESSION To Conclude With Season Four

The award-winning hit HBO series Succession will conclude with its upcoming fourth season according to the show's creator, Jesse Armstrong.

Tony Shalhoub & Johanna Day Will Lead Reading of Rob Sedgwick's PLEASE LEAVE

Rob Sedgwick and Tony Award-Winning Actor Anthony Crivello have announced that they will present a private industry reading of Mr. Sedgwick's new play Please Leave. Directed by Bob Balaban, the reading will feature Emmy and Tony Award-Winning actor Tony Shalhoub, David Rasche, Clark Johnson, and Tony Award-Nominee Johanna Day. 

SUCCESSION Returns For Its Fourth Season In March

SUCCESSION explores themes of power and family dynamics through the eyes of patriarch Logan Roy (Brian Cox) and his four grown children, Kendall (Jeremy Strong), Siobhan (Sarah Snook), Roman (Kieran Culkin), and Connor (Alan Ruck). Watch the teaser trailer video for the upcoming season now!

Kentwood Players Presents ON THE FARCE DAY OF CHRISTMAS Reading Next Month

​​​​​​​Kentwood Players presents a reading of ON THE FARCE DAY OF CHRISTMAS, a comedy written and directed by Ken Levine, on Sunday, February 5 at 7:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester, CA 90045. 

Debra Messing And John Turturro To Star in PLAYING ON AIR 10th Anniversary Benefit Celebration

On Sunday, December 4, 2022, theater podcast Playing on Air invites you to join acclaimed actors Debra Messing ('Will & Grace') and John Turturro ('Severance,' 'The Night Of') in a live afternoon performance at Playing on Air's 10th Anniversary Benefit Celebration at 54 Below!

Puppet Madame Returns To Provincetown's Pilgrim House In MADAME'S FACE-FOR-RADIO HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY

Pilgrim House, Provincetown's destination for top-flight entertainment, have announced an exclusive three-night engagement of the world premiere of MADAME'S 'FACE-FOR-RADIO' HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY.

HBO Drama Series SUCCESSION Begins Production On Season Four

Created by Jesse Armstrong, the series explores themes of power and family dynamics through the eyes of patriarch Logan Roy (Brian Cox) and his four grown children, Kendall (Jeremy Strong), Siobhan (Sarah Snook), Roman (Kieran Culkin), and Connor (Alan Ruck). All three seasons are available to stream on HBO Max. 

HBO Renews Drama Series SUCCESSION For A Fourth Season

Succession explores themes of power and family through the eyes of patriarch Logan Roy (Brian Cox) and his four grown children, Kendall (Jeremy Strong), Siobhan (Sarah Snook), Roman (Kieran Culkin), and Connor (Alan Ruck). The series’ second season won a total of seven Emmys®, including Outstanding Drama Series. Watch the trailer for season 3 now!

HBO Max Sets Return Date for SUCCESSION

HBO Original series Succession will debut its nine-episode season this Sunday, October 17. The cast for the series includes Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, and Linda Emond. Plus, watch a trailer for the new season now!

HBO'S SUCCESSION Season 3 Sets Premiere Date

Ambushed by his rebellious son Kendall at the end of Season two, Logan Roy begins Season three in a perilous position, scrambling to secure familial, political, and financial alliances. Tensions rise as a bitter corporate battle threatens to turn into a family civil war.

BWW Feature: And The Nominees Are... BEST DEBUT, ONE NIGHT ONLY

These are the shows that were soooooo good that they needed more than just one performance. But one was all there was.

BWW Review: HALF AN EVENING WITH DAVID RASCHE at Feinstein's/54 Below Is A Full Evening's Entertainment

David Rasche began his career at Chicago's famed a?oeSecond City,a?? and is appearing contemporaneously in the first two seasons of a?oeSuccessiona?? on HBO. He has worked, although not frequently enough, both on Broadway and Off-Broadway, most recently at the New Jersey Rep in Fern Hill, by Michael Tucker.

FROZEN Cast, Joe Iconis & Family, Norm Lewis And More Hit The Feinstein's/54 Below Stage In December

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

Succession's David Rasche to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Debut

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents David Rasche in Half an Evening with David Rasche.

LA LAW'S Jill Eikenberry And Michael Tucker Come to Bay Street Theater For Music Mondays

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Jill Eikenberry performing her show Here I Go Again with Michael Tucker and special guest David Rasche on Monday, July 1 at 8 pm as part of Bay Street Theater's Music Mondays concert series. Tickets range from $69 - $89 and are on sale now at baystreet.org and through the Box Office at 631-725-9500.


How many Broadway shows has David Rasche been in?

David Rasche has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has David Rasche been in?

David Rasche has not appeared in the West End.

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