Frederick Weller Headshot

Frederick Weller

Birth Place: New Orleans, LA, USA

Get Frederick Weller Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.

Frederick Weller BIO

Weller appeared on Broadway in 2003 in the Tony award-winning play Take Me Out, and in 2014 in the Terrence McNally play Mothers and Sons. In 2018 he appeared on Broadway as Bob Ewell in Aaron Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird, an adaptation of Harper Lee's novel.

Frederick Weller Photos

Frederick Weller STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 2021
Bob Ewell

Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2017

Original Broadway Production, 2014
Cal Porter

MCC Theater Production, 2009


Oaul / Darren / TopDog / Cliff / Will / Michael / Dick / Richard


Broadway Revival, 2005

Broadway Revival, 2005
John Williamson

Broadway Transfer, 2003
Shane Mungitt

Shane Mungit



Jim Mackey

Leo Hubbard


Frederick Weller Movies

[1995]Stonewall Matty Dean

[1996]Basquiat Frank

[1997]Hudson River Blues Ron

[1998]Harvest Bucky Upton Fred Weller

[1998]How to Make the Cruelest Month Rickey

[1998]Armageddon NASA Tech

[1999]Puppet Rick

[2001]The Business of Strangers Nick Harris

[2003]The Shape of Things Phillip

[2003]The Pink House Young Pritchard

[2004]When Will I Be Loved Ford Welles

[2005]Four Lane Highway Sean

[2005]Southern Belles Tracy Hampton

[2008]Life in Flight Kit Fred Weller

[2009]Buffalo Bushido Wendyl

[2012]The Normals Lannigan

[2014]Bad Country Detective Shepard

[2016]The Fundamentals of Caring Bob

[2016]The Free World Officer Ryan

[2018]BlacKkKlansman Mter Patrolman Andy Landers

[2022]Causeway Rick

[2022]Out of the Blue Deputy Fox

[2022]The Independent Spencer Erickson

Frederick Weller TV Shows

At Home with Amy Sedaris Blaze, Walter

Billy & Billie Bradley

In Plain Sight Marshall Mann

Law & Order: Criminal Intent Simon Harper II, Dale Mullen

Missing Persons Johnny Sandowski

Mosaic Eric Neill

The Good Wife Wilk Hobson

Frederick Weller Awards and Nominations

The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Featured Actor

Frederick Weller, The Shape of Things

Frederick Weller Videos

Frederick Weller News

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances at the Theatre at St. Clement's

Ruth Stage’s provocative and controversial modern staging of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is entering its final two weeks of performances of the strictly-limited re-engagement at the Theatre at St. Clement’s.

Photos: First Look at CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF's Off-Broadway Return at the Theatre at St. Clement's

Check out photos of the Off-Broadway return of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Theatre at St. Clement's!

Photo: First Look at CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Re-Engagement Off-Broadway

Get a first look at Ruth Stage’s provocative and controversial modern staging of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, returning off-Broadway tonight.

Video: How Ruth Stage Is Retelling CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF for a New Generation

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is back onstage at Ruth Stage! The Tennessee Williams classic returns to the Theatre at St. Clement's in a modern and haunting interpretation that audiences cannot get enough of. In this video watch as Richard Ridge chats with the company.

Alison Fraser to Reprise Role in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Off-Broadway; Complete Cast Announced

Ruth Stage has announced that two-time Tony Award nominee Alison Fraser (The Secret Garden) will reprise her role as ‘Big Mama’, as well as announcing the complete casting for their provocative and controversial modern staging of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

Frederick Weller Joins the Cast of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Off-Broadway

Obie and Drama Desk Award winner Frederick Weller (To Kill a Mockingbird, “In Plain Sight”) will join Ruth Stage's provocative and controversial modern staging of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof as ‘Big Daddy.’

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of JASPER Starring Dominic Fumusa

Yonder Window Theatre Company, and  Executive Producer Lisa Dozier are currently presenting the World premiere of Grant MacDermott’s play JASPER off-Broadway, directed by Katie McHugh, which opened off-Broadway at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center on Wednesday, September 14. Check out the photos here.

Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at TAKE ME OUT Opening Night

Second Stage Theater production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play Take Me Out opened Monday night at the Hayes Theatre and we've got all the photos of the starry attendees for opening night.

Jujamcyn Theaters Celebrates Walter Kerr Theatre's 100th Anniversary With Interactive Digital Timeline

The timeline depicts a definitive history of the building, featuring a century's worth of history: from the earliest shows, musicals, and revues, through its history as a television and radio studio, brief spans as an adult film theater and later a children's theater, and finally as one of the most beloved houses on Broadway.

Theater Stories: A CHORUS LINE, The HELLO, DOLLY! Revival, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD & More About The Shubert Theatre

This week's Theater Stories features the Shubert Theatre! Learn about one of the longest running Broadway shows of all time, A Chorus Line, the incredibly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird, the star-studded revival of Hello, Dolly! and more.

Cast and Creators of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and THE WEST WING to Phone Bank With Broadway for Biden

Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin and Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher, along with cast members from the beloved television series “The West Wing” and the Broadway company of Sorkin's adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird (directed by Sher), will host Broadway for Biden's election eve phone banking event on Monday, November 2 from 7:00-9:00pm EST.

Nick Gaswirth, Tim Realbuto, and Laurissa Romain Set To Star In Neil Labute's IN A DARK DARK HOUSE

Nick Gaswirth (The Great Comet; Wicked), Tim Realbuto (Yes; Assassins), and Laurissa 'Lala' Romain (South Pacific; The 8th) will star in Play Reading Fridays' production of Neil LaBute's a?oeIn A Dark Dark Housea?? benefiting The Actors Fund. It will be directed by Alison Tanney.


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 David Mamet. Today's play, Glengarry Glen Ross!

Neil LaBute is Releasing TEN X TEN Series as Streaming Content, Featuring Performances by Richard Kind, Judith Light & More

Neil LaBute's Ten X Ten Series will be offered as free content via The St. Louis Actors' Studio's Twitter account @STLAS1 beginning March 25, 2020.

STLAS Offers Exclusive Online LaBute Content

St. Louis Actors' Studio (STLAS) to offer Neil LaBute's 10 x 10 series as exclusive streaming content for its current subscribers (new subscribers to the 20/21 season) and ticket holders and will postpone the world premiere of LaBute's play a?oeComforta??. 

Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY

The Broadway Theatre was the place to be last night as talents from stage and screen gathered to celebrate opening night of Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story.

Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe, and More Will Join TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

The complete Broadway cast has been announced for the second year of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel.

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences

On Tuesday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, actor Jeff Daniels stopped by to talk about his Broadway play, To Kill a Mockingbird.

LOVE, SIMON Star Nick Robinson to Make Broadway Debut as Jem in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Nick Robinson, critically acclaimed for last year's movie Love, Simon, will make his Broadway debut as Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, beginning Tuesday, November 5, alongside four-time Academy Award nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner Ed Harris as Atticus Finch.

Photo Flash: Inside the Star Studded Presentation of THE INVESTIGATION

Last night (Monday, June 24), an all-star cast performed a live reading of The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts, Pulitzer Prize-Winner Robert Schenkkan's brand new stage adaptation of the Mueller Report.


Frederick Weller has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

Frederick Weller has not appeared in the West End

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Some Men Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Take Me Out and Outstanding Featured Actor (The Lortels) for The Shape of Things .

Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Take Me Out.

Get Frederick Weller Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.



Recommended For You