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Hamish Linklater

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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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
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

Writing

Playwright
Playwright

Hamish Linklater Biography

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.

Hamish Linklater Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Hamish Linklater, The Comedy of Errors
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Hamish Linklater, The School for Lies
 
The Lortels - 2012 - Outstanding Lead Actor
Hamish Linklater, The School For Lies
 
Obie Awards - 2011 - Performance Gold Star
Hamish Linklater, School for Lies
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Hamish Linklater, Twelfth Night

Hamish Linklater News

VIDEO: First Look at The Acting Company's THE THREE MUSKETEERS and ROMEO AND JULIET i Photo VIDEO: First Look at The Acting Company's THE THREE MUSKETEERS and ROMEO AND JULIET in Repertory
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 5, 2022

Watch footage of @TheActingCo's The Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet playing in repertory at theatres across the country.

The Acting Company Announces Casting For its 2022-23 Season Photo The Acting Company Announces Casting For its 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2022

The Acting Company's Artistic Director Kent Gash and Managing Director Erik Schroeder have announced casting for the national tours of The Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet launching in New York City and playing over 27 engagements in 16 states.

Apple TV+'s SEVERANCE & TED LASSO Lead the Second Annual HCA TV Awards Streaming Nomi Photo Apple TV+'s SEVERANCE & TED LASSO Lead the Second Annual HCA TV Awards Streaming Nominations
by Michael Major - Jul 7, 2022

Netflix’s pop culture phenomenon, Stranger Things, is part of a three-way tie with the Hulu comedy, Only Murders in the Building, and the Hulu Limited Series, Dopesick with a total of 9 nominations each. Stranger Things has been the talk of social media ever since its season four debut on May 27th.

Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala Photo Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

The Acting Company’s 50th Anniversary Gala celebrated the company’s impact across America and new artistic vision for the future on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale in New York City.

Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring Andr Photo Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring André De Shield
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Red Bull Theater honored the illustrious ANDRÉ DE SHIELDS with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event held on Monday June 13th. Check out photos!

Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonigh Photo Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, Red Bull Theater's benefit event tonight, Monday June 13th, at 6pm.

From the Winner's Circle: TAKE ME OUT Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks LGBTQ+ Visibili Photo From the Winner's Circle: TAKE ME OUT Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks LGBTQ+ Visibility and More!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2022

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for TAKE ME OUT.

TAKE ME OUT's Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Ac Photo TAKE ME OUT's Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for TAKE ME OUT. 

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson on (Finally!) Being Invited to the Tonys Party Photo VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson on (Finally!) Being Invited to the Tonys Party
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2022

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been a treasured member of the Broadway community since his debut in the 1998 revival on On the Town. This season he returns to the stage as 'Mason' in Second Stage's revival of Take Me Out, in a performance which has earned him a career first- a Tony nomination!

ANGELYNE is Now Streaming on Peacock Photo ANGELYNE is Now Streaming on Peacock
by Michael Major - May 19, 2022

Angelyne is Peacock's limited series about fame, identity, survival, billboards, Corvettes, lingerie, men, women, women teasing men, men obsessed with women, West Hollywood, crystals, UFOs, and most importantly of all, the self-proclaimed Rorschach test in pink, glow-in-the-dark queen of the universe, Angelyne.

Hamish Linklater Videos

VIDEO: First Look at The Acting Company's THE THREE MUSKETEERS and ROMEO AND JULIET i Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at The Acting Company's THE THREE MUSKETEERS and ROMEO AND JULIET in Repertory

by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 5, 2022

Watch footage of @TheActingCo's The Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet playing in repertory at theatres across the country.

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson on (Finally!) Being Invited to the Tonys Party Videoplay
VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson on (Finally!) Being Invited to the Tonys Party

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2022

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been a treasured member of the Broadway community since his debut in the 1998 revival on On the Town. This season he returns to the stage as 'Mason' in Second Stage's revival of Take Me Out, in a performance which has earned him a career first- a Tony nomination!

VIDEO: Emmy Rossum Discusses Her Meeting With the Real ANGELYNE Videoplay
VIDEO: Emmy Rossum Discusses Her Meeting With the Real ANGELYNE

by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

In Peacock's new series Angleyne, Emmy Rossum transforms into the mysterious Los Angeles icon that she has been trying to figure out since she was 13 years old. BroadwayWorld caught up with Rossum about what went down during her one-on-one meeting with Angelyne herself, how she prepared to play her, and how Angelyne is the 'original influencer.'

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks TAKE ME OUT, BROADWAY RISING, and More on THE TONIG Videoplay
VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks TAKE ME OUT, BROADWAY RISING, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

Award-winning actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss his starring role in Broadway's revival of TAKE ME OUT and more. Ferguson also shares details about fatherhood, including footage of his son. He shares a story with Fallon's special guest co-host, singer Shawn Mendes, about attending the Oscars party.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for THE STAND on CBS All Access Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for THE STAND on CBS All Access

by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2020

The nine-episode limited-event series premieres Thursday, Dec. 17.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Hulu's MONSTERLAND Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Hulu's MONSTERLAND

by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2020

Encounters with mermaids, fallen angels, and other strange beasts drive broken people to desperate acts in Monsterland, an anthology series based on the collection of stories from Nathan Ballingrud’s “North American Lake Monsters”.

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita Are Having a Baby! Videoplay
VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita Are Having a Baby!

by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020

On Thursday night's episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden, guest Jesse Tyler Ferguson announced that he and his husband are having a baby!

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Reveals Which Big Broadway Show He Videoplay
Backstage with Richard Ridge: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Reveals Which Big Broadway Show He Turned Down!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 15, 2018

Many Broadway fans came to know stage and screen star Jesse Tyler Ferguson for his iconic portrayal of Leaf Coneybear in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. But in an alternate universe, a very different Broadway show might have been his big break. Below, Ferguson tells Richard Ridge all about that big decision that he had to make in 2005, and discusses his many other roles that have built his career. Watch the full interview below!

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Ad-Libs When Medical Emergency Halts Performance of HENRY IV Videoplay
VIDEO: Tom Hanks Ad-Libs When Medical Emergency Halts Performance of HENRY IV

by Stage Tube - Jun 16, 2018

The show must go on, as they say! During a recent performance of Henry IV at the Japanese Garden in Los Angeles, Tom Hanks tested that old phrase.

BWW TV: Here We Go Again! Go Inside Rehearsals for MAMMA MIA! at the Hollywood Bowl! Videoplay
BWW TV: Here We Go Again! Go Inside Rehearsals for MAMMA MIA! at the Hollywood Bowl!

by Michael Sterling - Jul 28, 2017

Summer wouldn't be the same in Los Angeles without the Hollywood Bowl's annual offering of a star-studded Broadway musical; and this year will be no different when the mega-hit Mamma Mia! getting ready to ignite on one of the world's most iconic stages July 28 - 30.  BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling dropped in at rehearsals earlier this week to get a sneak peek at rehearsals and to speak with members of the cast.  Featured in Mamma Mia! are Corbin Bleu as Sky, Dove Cameron as Sophie, Jaime Camil as Sam, Tisha-Campbell-Martin as Tanya, Lea DeLaria as Rosie, Hamish Linklater as Harry, Jennifer Nettles as Donna, and Steven Weber as Bill.


Hamish Linklater Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Hamish Linklater been in?
Hamish Linklater has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Hamish Linklater been in?
Hamish Linklater has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Hamish Linklater been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Comedy of Errors , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The School for Lies , Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for The School For Lies Performance (Obie Awards) for School for Lies and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Twelfth Night .

What awards has Hamish Linklater won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for School for Lies.

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