Hamish Linklater

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Hamish Linklater has consistently drawn raves for his performances in such Off-Broadway productions as The School for Lies (Obie Award), Twelfth Night (Drama Desk nomination), The Merchant of Venice, The Winter's Tale, Good Thing (also in L.A.) and as Laertes opposite Liev Schreiber's Hamlet. He is known to television and film audiences for his five seasons on the hit CBS show The New Adventures of Old Christine, as well as the films Fantastic Four, Groove (official Sundance selection), the current The Future and the upcoming Lola Versus and Battleship.

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Hamish Linklater STAGE CREDITS

[Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Production, 2017
Harry

[Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2015
Posthumus Leonatus

Cloten

[Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, 2014
Benedick

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Martin

[Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2011
Frank

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

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

[Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2009
Sir Andrew Aguecheek

[Off-Broadway]
2006
Brandt

[Off-Broadway]
2003
Andrew

[Off-Broadway]
2001
Dean

[Off-Broadway]
1999
Laertes

[Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

Writing

Playwright
Playwright

Hamish Linklater Movies

[2000]Groove David

[2003]Final Draft Marty

[2005]Fantastic Four Leonard

[2011]The Future Jon

[2012]Battleship Cal Zapata

[2012]Lola Versus Henry

[2013]Redemption Trail David

[2013]42 Ralph Branca

[2014]Magic in the Moonlight Brice Catledge

[2014]The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Tommy Altmann

[2015]The Big Short Porter Collins

[2015]One More Time Tim

[2015]Ithaca Tom Spangler

[2017]A Midsummer Night's Dream Lysander

[2017]Unicorn Store Gary

[2018]You Can't Say No Miles

[2018]Paper Year Noah Bearinger

[2020]10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up Benjamin

[2022]Dead for a Dollar Martin Kidd


Hamish Linklater TV Shows

Gideon's Crossing Dr. Bruce Cherry

Legion Clark

The Crazy Ones Andrew Keanelly

The Good Wife David LaGuardia

The New Adventures of Old Christine Matthew Kimble

Hamish Linklater Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Actor in a Play

Hamish Linklater, The Comedy of Errors

The Lortels - 2012 - Outstanding Lead Actor

Hamish Linklater, The School For Lies

Obie Awards - 2011 - Performance

Hamish Linklater, School for Lies

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John Douglas Thompson & Nicole Ari Parker to Lead Red Bull Theater's ANTONY & CLEOPATRA

RED BULL THEATER has revealed updated casting for the next offering of a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare. See who is starring!

Video: Apple Unveils MANHUNT Series Trailer Starring Tobias Menzies & Created By Monica Beletsky

Tobias Menzies stars with Anthony Boyle (“Masters of the Air'), Lovie Simone (“Greenleaf”), Will Harrison (“Daisy Jones & The Six”), Brandon Flynn (“13 Reasons Why”), Damian O'Hare (“Hatfields & McCoys”), Glenn Morshower (“The Resident”), Patton Oswalt (“A.P. Bio”), Matt Walsh (“Veep”), and Hamish Linklater (“The Big Short”). Watch the video!

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Kara Young, Reynaldo Piniella & More to Star in HAMLET Reading at The Acting Company 

The Acting Company has revealed the cast for their reading of Hamlet. See the full cast and learn how to purchase tickets!

Laura Benanti, Charlie Day, Kathryn Hahn & More to Join 2024 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala

Get all the details on the star-studded 2024 WTF Gala, featuring Laura Benanti, Charlie Day, Kathryn Hahn, and more. Mark your calendars for this unforgettable event showcasing an incredible lineup of talent.

MANHUNT Series Following John Wilkes Book to Premiere on Apple TV+ in March

Based on The New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning non-fiction book from author James L. Swanson, “Manhunt” is a conspiracy thriller about one of the best known but least understood crimes in history, the astonishing story of the hunt for John Wilkes Booth in the aftermath of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Check out the photos!

Red Bull Theater 20th Anniversary To Feature Audra McDonald, Patrick Page, Santino Fontana, Reeve Carney, and More

RED BULL THEATER has announced details of its plans for 2024, celebrating its 20th Anniversary. Highlights include the rolling world premiere of Medea: Re-Versed opening Off-Broadway; a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings with an all-star line-up (offered both in-person and online); and an all-new season of the popular Red Bull Theater Podcasts (formerly known as RemarkaBULL Podversations), intimate behind the scenes conversations with great artists.

Review: THE VANDAL at Theatre Artists Studio

Hamish Linklater's THE VANDAL receives an engaging and moving treatment at Theatre Artists Studio. Directed by Carol MacLeod, the play runs through December 10th.

Casamigos Kicks Off F1 Weekend with Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck

Casamigos supports Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck as they host a charity poker & blackjack tournament for Eastern Congo Initiative. Celebrity guests include James Marsden, Tobey Maguire, Cara Delevingne, and more. The event kicks off a weekend of Casamigos events at F1 in partnership with TAO.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Attends MODERN FAMILY Daughter Aubrey Anderson-Emmons's School Play

According to an Instagram post on his account, Jesse Tyler Ferguson reunited with his Modern Family TV daughter Aubrey Anderson-Emmon when he attended her high school production of The Burn last week.

The Acting Company to Present Annual Louanna O. Carlin & John MacDonald Reading Series

The Acting Company will present their annual Louanna O. Carlin & John MacDonald Reading Series, featuring a trio of unique Shakespeare interpretations. Get all the details about this exciting event in New York City.

MEDEA: RE-VERSED World Premiere, THE COUNTRY WIFE & More Set for Red Bull Theater 2023-24 Season

RED BULL THEATER has unveiled its 2023-’24 season, including a world premiere opening Off-Broadway and much more. See full programing and learn how to purchase tickets!

Full Cast & Creative Team Unveiled for The Acting Company's World Premiere of Lisa Peterson's ODYSSEY 

The Acting Company has revealed the full cast and creative team for Lisa Peterson's world premiere of ODYSSEY. Get all the details and book your tickets now.

Bill Irwin and Jacob Ming-Trent to Join Eden Espinosa & More at WTF Cabaret

Don't miss the incredible lineup featuring Bill Irwin and Jacob Ming-Trent, joining Eden Espinosa and more at the highly anticipated WTF Cabaret. Prepare to be amazed by the extraordinary performances and talent on display.

Introducing the Cast and Creative Team of ODYSSEY at Marin Theatre Company

Get an exclusive look at the star-studded cast and talented creative team of ODYSSEY at Marin Theatre Company. Meet the actors and creatives bringing this epic story to life in a captivating stage adaptation. Don't miss out on the opportunity to witness their incredible talents in action.

Eden Espinosa, Alison Pill, Asmeret Ghebremichael & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Programming

Williamstown Theatre Festival has revealed the lineup for the WTF Cabaret, a cabaret series curated in partnership with Tony Award nominee and Festival mainstay Christopher Fitzgerald. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Amber Iman, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Annie Golden & More to be Featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival Readings

Amber Iman, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Annie Golden and more will be featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival's Fridays@3 reading series.

Grace Gummer, Mamie Gummer & Louisa Jacobson to Star in THREE SISTERS at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Additional cast and creative team members have been revealed for the 2023 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season’s Main Stage Reading Series. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Photos: Go Inside The Exclusive Tonys After Party at The Carlyle Hotel

BroadwayWorld takes you inside the annual Tony Awards afterparty at The Carlyle Hotel with all-new photos from inside the exclusive event!

Photos: Inside the Public Theater's Gala on the Green

The Public hosted its annual GALA ON THE GREEN on Monday, June 12 at The Delacorte Theater during the Free Shakespeare in the Park’s run of HAMLET.

Photos: Broadway's Brightest Stars Hit the Red Carpet at the 2023 Tony Awards

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at the 2023 Tony Awards!

Hamish Linklater FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Hamish Linklater has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Hamish Linklater has not appeared in the West End.

Hamish Linklater has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He received a nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in "The Comedy of Errors." He was also nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in "The School for Lies." Additionally, Linklater received a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor at The Lortels for his performance in "The School for Lies." He was recognized for his performance in "School for Lies" at the Obie Awards, and he also received a nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for his role in "Twelfth Night."

Hamish Linklater has won the Performance (Obie Awards) for his role in the show "School for Lies".

Hamish Linklater has written 2 shows including The Vandal (Playwright), The Whirligig (Playwright).

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