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Denis O'Hare

 
Birth Place:
Kansas City, MO, USA
Bio:
Denis O'Hare has appeared in such films as Milk (Critics' Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble); Michael Clayton; 21 Grams; Garden State; Half Nelson; and Dallas Buyers Club. He won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor for Richard Greenberg's Take Me Out and a Drama Desk Award for ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: January 17, 1962 (60)

Birth Place: Kansas City, MO, USA

Bio:
Denis O'Hare has appeared in such films as Milk (Critics' Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble); Michael Clayton; 21 Grams; Garden State; Half Nelson; and Dallas Buyers Club. He won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor for Richard Greenberg's Take Me Out and a Drama Desk Award for ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
National Theatre Production, 2019
Tartuffe
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater and National Theatre One-Night Reading, 2017
Senator Lindsey Graham
Senator Orrin Hatch
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Elling
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Revival, 2009
Voynitsky / Ivan Petrovich
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
E.K. Hornbeck
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Mariano, Aurelia's husband
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Teddy
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2005
Oscar Lindquist
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2004
Charles Guiteau
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Andre
  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Andre
  [New York]
New York Concert, 2003
Og (A Leprechaun)</i>
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2003
Mason Marzac
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Mason Marzac
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Meneleus
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival [Cancelled], 2001
Charles Guiteau
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Adolphus Cusins
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Trevor Fabricant
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1999
Og (A Leprechaun)</i>
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Ernst Ludwig
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer
  [Broadway]
1995
Ewan Gilmour
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Carl
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Donald
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Pastrycook/Sheik/Ishaak
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Carl
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Doctor/Soldier
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Richard Hauptman

Photos

Denis O'Hare as Old Max, Booboo Stewart as Young Max  Photo

Denis O'Hare as Old Max, Booboo Stewart as Young Max

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Matthew Morrison as Grinch, Booboo Stewart as Young Max, Denis O'Hare as Old Max Photo

Matthew Morrison as Grinch, Booboo Stewart as Young Max, Denis O'Hare as Old Max

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Booboo Stewart as Young Max, Denis O'Hare as Old Max Photo

Booboo Stewart as Young Max, Denis O'Hare as Old Max

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Joe Allen as Who 1, Francesca Mills as Who 2, Matthew Morrison as Grinch, Denis O'Har Photo

Joe Allen as Who 1, Francesca Mills as Who 2, Matthew Morrison as Grinch, Denis O'Hare as Old Max

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Denis O'Hare as Old Max, Matthew Morrison as Grinch Photo

Denis O'Hare as Old Max, Matthew Morrison as Grinch

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Stage

Performances
  [West End]
National Theatre Production, 2019
Tartuffe

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater and National Theatre One-Night Reading, 2017
Senator Lindsey Graham

Senator Orrin Hatch

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Elling

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Revival, 2009
Voynitsky / Ivan Petrovich

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
E.K. Hornbeck

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Mariano, Aurelia's husband

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Teddy

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2005
Oscar Lindquist

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2004
Charles Guiteau

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Andre

  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Andre

  [New York]
New York Concert, 2003
Og (A Leprechaun)</i>

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2003
Mason Marzac

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Mason Marzac

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Meneleus

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival [Cancelled], 2001
Charles Guiteau

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Adolphus Cusins

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Trevor Fabricant

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1999
Og (A Leprechaun)</i>

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Ernst Ludwig

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer

  [Broadway]
1995
Ewan Gilmour

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Carl

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Donald

  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Pastrycook/Sheik/Ishaak

  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Carl

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Doctor/Soldier

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Richard Hauptman

Denis O'Hare Biography

Denis O'Hare has appeared in such films as Milk (Critics' Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble); Michael Clayton; 21 Grams; Garden State; Half Nelson; and Dallas Buyers Club. He won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor for Richard Greenberg's Take Me Out and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor for his role in Sweet Charity. His recent television appearances include American Horror Story, True Blood, and The Good Wife. He is the co-writer, with Lisa Peterson, and star of An Iliad, which was performed at the New York Theatre Workshop.

Denis O'Hare Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Denis O'HareAn Iliad
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Denis O'HareAn Iliad
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Special Citation Gold Star
Denis O'HareAn Iliad
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Special Citation Gold Star
Denis O'HareAn Iliad
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Denis O’Hare, Sweet Charity
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Denis O'Hare, Sweet Charity
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Denis O'Hare, Assassins
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
Denis O'Hare, Take Me Out
 
Obie Awards - 2003 - Performance Gold Star
Denis O'Hare, Take Me Out
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Denis O'Hare, Take Me Out
 
The Lortels - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actor Gold Star
Denis O'Hare, Take Me Out
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Denis O'Hare, Take Me Out
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Denis O'Hare, Hauptman

Denis O'Hare News

AN ILIAD Staged At Shakespeare & Company June 3 Through July 3 Photo AN ILIAD Staged At Shakespeare & Company June 3 Through July 3
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2022

Shakespeare & Company will stage An Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare June 3 through July 3 at the Tina Packer Playhouse, directed by Jeffrey Mousseau and featuring MaConnia Chesser as The Poet.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Opens 2022 Applications Today Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Opens 2022 Applications Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced that the 11th annual application for The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals are now open and will run through April 18, 2022. The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals will take place in person in NYC for the first time since 2019.

AN ILIAD Announced At North Coast Repertory Theatre Photo AN ILIAD Announced At North Coast Repertory Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2022

North Coast Rep announces the return engagement of AN ILIAD, a dynamic tour-de-force adaptation of Homer's classic poem about the Trojan War. A war-weary poet recalls the nobility, savagery and valor of the battles and warriors, while deftly exploring the human costs of war through the centuries.

Hulu to Stream Ryan Murphy's Award-Winning Hit Shows from FX and 20th Television Photo Hulu to Stream Ryan Murphy's Award-Winning Hit Shows from FX and 20th Television
by Michael Major - Mar 3, 2022

Hulu will stream three of Ryan Murphy’s most acclaimed and award-winning hit shows from FX and 20th Television, American Crime Story, American Horror Story and Pose, it was announced today by Joe Earley, President of Hulu. Check out the details on the upcoming streaming shows now!

California Stage Will Present AN ILIAD in March Photo California Stage Will Present AN ILIAD in March
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 27, 2022

California Stage is set to present the new play An Iliad. The production, based on the translation of Homer's The Iliad by Robert Fagles, is written by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare. It features Greg Parker as The Poet and is directed by Richard Winters. The show will run from March 4th through April 3rd. Friday and Saturday shows will be at 8pm, while Sunday performance will begin at 2pm.

Shakespeare & Company 2022 Season FLEXpasses On Sale Now At Early-bird Prices Photo Shakespeare & Company 2022 Season FLEXpasses On Sale Now At Early-bird Prices
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 22, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, Shakespeare & Company has released the first three titles of its 2022 season, and with it the opportunity to purchase FLEXpass ticket packages at reduced prices.

Shakespeare & Company Announces First Three Titles Of 2022 Photo Shakespeare & Company Announces First Three Titles Of 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021

Shakespeare & Company announced today the first three titles slated for production during its 45th Season, beginning June 2022.

VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park & More in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Two Trailer Photo VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park & More in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Two Trailer
by Michael Major - Dec 7, 2021

Topic has released the trailer for season two of The Accidental Wolf starring Tony-winner Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park, Judith Light, Laurie Metcalf, Denis O'Hare, Marsha Stephanie Blake, and more. In The Accidental Wolf Season 2, six months has passed since Katie (O’Hara) answered a phone call that upended her life. Watch the new trailer now!

Theatrical Outfit Presents AN ILIAD by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare Photo Theatrical Outfit Presents AN ILIAD by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2021

Theatrical Outfit returns to the stage with its first live production in nearly 18 months ‚Äď An Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, based On Homer's The Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles.

ArtsEmerson Announces Ronee Penoi as Director of Artistic Programming Photo ArtsEmerson Announces Ronee Penoi as Director of Artistic Programming
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2021

As Director of Artistic Programming, she will oversee the strategies, programs, activities, and outcomes of ArtsEmerson's signature work in artistic and civic engagement and she will lead the Artistic Engagement and Guest Experience teams in their continued effort to build meaningful collaborations, relationships and opportunities.

Denis O'Hare Videos

VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park & More in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Two Trailer VideoVIDEO: Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park & More in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Two Trailer
by Michael Major - Dec 7, 2021

Topic has released the trailer for season two of The Accidental Wolf starring Tony-winner Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park, Judith Light, Laurie Metcalf, Denis O'Hare, Marsha Stephanie Blake, and more. In The Accidental Wolf Season 2, six months has passed since Katie (O’Hara) answered a phone call that upended her life. Watch the new trailer now!

VIDEO: See Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman in the Second Trailer for THE GOLDFINCH VideoVIDEO: See Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman in the Second Trailer for THE GOLDFINCH
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2019

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Amazon Studios, a?oeThe Goldfincha?? is the film adaptation of Donna Tartt's globally acclaimed best-selling novel, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.

VIDEO: Ansel Elgort and Nicole Kidman Star in THE GOLDFINCH Trailer VideoVIDEO: Ansel Elgort and Nicole Kidman Star in THE GOLDFINCH Trailer
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2019

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Amazon Studios, ‚ÄúThe Goldfinch‚ÄĚ is the film adaptation of Donna Tartt's globally acclaimed best-selling novel, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE GOOD BOOK At Berkeley Rep VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At THE GOOD BOOK At Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's The Good Book. After bringing the successful production of An Iliad to theatres around the country including Berkeley Rep, Tony Award-winner Denis O'Hare and Obie Award-winner and Associate Director Lisa Peterson are teaming up once again to unearth the all-too-human formation of the most influential book in Western history - the Bible. In addition to collaborating with O'Hare on the script, Petersen will also direct The Good Book.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE GOOD BOOK at Berkeley Rep VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE GOOD BOOK at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents The Good Book. After bringing the successful production of An Iliad to theatres around the country including Berkeley Rep, Tony Award-winner Denis O'Hare and Obie Award-winner and Associate Director Lisa Peterson are teaming up once again to unearth the all-too-human formation of the most influential book in Western history - the Bible. In addition to collaborating with O'Hare on the script, Petersen will also direct The Good Book.

VIDEO: First Look - Tony Winner Denis O'Hare Portrays Edgar Allan Poe in PBS Biopic VideoVIDEO: First Look - Tony Winner Denis O'Hare Portrays Edgar Allan Poe in PBS Biopic
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 23, 2017

Written and directed by Eric Stange (The War That Made America, American Experience: Murder at Harvard), the new documentary American Masters EDGAR ALLAN POE: BURIED ALIVE-draws on the rich palette of Poe's evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jacobson & Glazer Return for Season 4 of BROAD CITY VideoVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jacobson & Glazer Return for Season 4 of BROAD CITY
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 25, 2017

The hit Comedy Central series BROAD CITY returns with ten all-new episodes beginning Wednesday, September 13 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT following a new season of South Park.

BWW TV: From C-Span to Town Hall! Watch a Scene from ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN?
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2017

ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN?, a one-night-only staged presentation edited and directed by Nicolas Kent, was presented by The Public Theater in New York and London's National Theatre last night, May 11, at Town Hall. BroadwayWorld is excited to share a scene from the staging below!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 27: The First Revival of Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART Opens on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2017

On this day in 2011, Larry Kramer's landmark drama, The Normal Heart, opened on Broadway.

VIDEO: Cheyenne Jackson & More to Guest Judge on New Season of RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 16, 2017

Logo's Emmy(R) Award-winning RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE today revealed the guest judges that will sashay onto the runway when the new season begins on Friday, March 24th at 8:00 PM ET/PT, now on VH1.


Denis O'Hare Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Denis O'Hare been in?
Denis O'Hare has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Denis O'Hare been in?
Denis O'Hare has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Denis O'Hare's first West End show?
Denis O'Hare's first West End show was Tartuffe which opened in 2019

What awards has Denis O'Hare been nominated for?
Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for An Iliad , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for An Iliad , Special Citation (Obie Awards) for An Iliad , Special Citation (Obie Awards) for An Iliad , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Sweet Charity , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sweet Charity , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Assassins , Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Take Me Out , Performance (Obie Awards) for Take Me Out , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Take Me Out , Outstanding Featured Actor (The Lortels) for Take Me Out Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Take Me Out and Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Hauptman .

What awards has Denis O'Hare won?
Special Citation (Obie Awards) for An Iliad, Special Citation (Obie Awards) for An Iliad, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Sweet Charity, Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Take Me Out, Performance (Obie Awards) for Take Me Out, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Take Me Out Outstanding Featured Actor (The Lortels) for Take Me Outand Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Take Me Out.