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Frederick Weller

 
Birth Place:
New Orleans, LA, USA
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. (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: New Orleans, LA, USA

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. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Bob Ewell
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2017
John
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Cal Porter
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2009
Jeffrey
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Terry
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Oaul / Darren / TopDog / Cliff / Will / Michael / Dick / Richard
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Eilif
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2005
Leslie
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2005
John Williamson
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2003
Shane Mungitt
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Shane Mungit
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Philip
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Jim Mackey
  [Broadway]
1997
Leo Hubbard
  [Broadway]
1996
Villebosse

Photos

Frederick Weller and Ali Marsh Photo

Frederick Weller and Ali Marsh

From: 
Date:
04/05/2022
Bobby Moreno, Eboni Booth, Deirdre O'Connell and Frederick Weller Photo

Bobby Moreno, Eboni Booth, Deirdre O'Connell and Frederick Weller

From: 
Date:
06/21/2017
Bobby Moreno, Eboni Booth, Deirdre O'Connell, Frederick Weller and Abe Koogler  Photo

Bobby Moreno, Eboni Booth, Deirdre O'Connell, Frederick Weller and Abe Koogler

From: 
Date:
06/21/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Bob Ewell

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2017
John

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Cal Porter

  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2009
Jeffrey

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Terry

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Oaul / Darren / TopDog / Cliff / Will / Michael / Dick / Richard

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Eilif

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2005
Leslie

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2005
John Williamson

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2003
Shane Mungitt

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Shane Mungit

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Philip

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Jim Mackey

  [Broadway]
1997
Leo Hubbard

  [Broadway]
1996
Villebosse

Frederick Weller Biography

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 Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Frederick Weller, Some Men
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
Frederick Weller, Take Me Out
 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Featured Actor
Frederick Weller, The Shape of Things

Frederick Weller News

Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at TAKE ME OUT Opening Night Photo Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at TAKE ME OUT Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 6, 2022

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 Photo Jujamcyn Theaters Celebrates Walter Kerr Theatre's 100th Anniversary With Interactive Digital Timeline
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2021

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 & Mo Photo Theater Stories: A CHORUS LINE, The HELLO, DOLLY! Revival, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD & More About The Shubert Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2021

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 Broad Photo Cast and Creators of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and THE WEST WING to Phone Bank With Broadway for Biden
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2020

Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin and Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher, along with cast members from the beloved television series ‚ÄúThe West Wing‚ÄĚ 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 DA Photo Nick Gaswirth, Tim Realbuto, and Laurissa Romain Set To Star In Neil Labute's IN A DARK DARK HOUSE
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2020

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.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play:  GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by David Mamet Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by David Mamet
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 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 David Mamet. Today's play, Glengarry Glen Ross!

Neil LaBute is Releasing TEN X TEN Series as Streaming Content, Featuring Performance Photo Neil LaBute is Releasing TEN X TEN Series as Streaming Content, Featuring Performances by Richard Kind, Judith Light & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2020

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 Photo STLAS Offers Exclusive Online LaBute Content
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2020

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 Photo Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 21, 2020

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 Photo Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe, and More Will Join TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2019

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.

Frederick Weller Videos

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences VideoVIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2019

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.

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Yelled at an Audience Member Who Fell Asleep During TO KILL A MOC VideoVIDEO: Jeff Daniels Yelled at an Audience Member Who Fell Asleep During TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's episode of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to talk about his Tony-nominated performance in 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' During the interview, Daniels reflects on his time as an understudy, bemoans the dangers of playing sports at a certain age and shares stories about audience members sleeping during his plays.

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Discusses How the Current Political Climate Affects His Performan VideoVIDEO: Jeff Daniels Discusses How the Current Political Climate Affects His Performance in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019

Actor Jeff Daniels joined MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace to discuss the Trump presidency, the average American voter, and how the current political climate impacts his performance of Atticus Finch in Broadway's "To Kill a Mockingbird."

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks the Differences in the Student Matinees at TO KILL A MOCKIN VideoVIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks the Differences in the Student Matinees at TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about his Tony-nominated role in 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' Watch the interview here...

VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Film Child Star Mary Badham Visits the Broadway Play VideoVIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Film Child Star Mary Badham Visits the Broadway Play
by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2019

Mary Badham, the former child star who played Scout in the 1962 film of To Kill a Mockingbird, recently stopped by the Broadway production!

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Wasn't Intimidated to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD VideoVIDEO: Jeff Daniels Wasn't Intimidated to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.' During the interview, Daniels talks about playing Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin's Broadway adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird and even shows Jimmy some of his vocal warmups!

Video: The Clintons Receive A Warm Welcome At TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway VideoVideo: The Clintons Receive A Warm Welcome At TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2019

Hillary and Bill Clinton made a stir tonight at the Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. The former president and secretary of state received a warm welcome from the sold-out crowd as they made their way to their seats. See video below!

VIDEO: Go Inside the Shubert Theatre for Opening Night of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside the Shubert Theatre for Opening Night of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD!
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2018

Just last week, To Kill A Mockingbird officially opened at the Shubert Theatre. Below, get an intimate look at opening night as the cast prepares for their first official bows!

BWW TV: Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels & More Talk Bringing TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD From Pa VideoBWW TV: Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels & More Talk Bringing TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD From Page to Stage
by TV - Press Previews - Dec 5, 2018

Previews are currently underway at the Shubert Theatre for the Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch. Daniels, Sorkin, and the rest of the company just met the press to talk all about bringing the classic story to life onstage. Find out what they had to say below!

VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast and Creatives Discuss the Show on 60 Minutes VideoVIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast and Creatives Discuss the Show on 60 Minutes
by Stage Tube - Nov 26, 2018

60 Minutes aired a feature last night, November 25, on the new play To Kill a Mockingbird.


Frederick Weller Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Frederick Weller been in?
Frederick Weller has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Frederick Weller been in?
Frederick Weller has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Frederick Weller been nominated for?
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 .

What awards has Frederick Weller won?
Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Take Me Out.