Michael Stuhlbarg

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Michael Stuhlbarg BIO

MICHAEL STUHLBARG has appeared in 10 plays with The Public Theater, including title roles in Hamlet and Richard II, Measure For Pleasure, Twelfth Night, and The Winter's Tale. His Broadway credits include The Pillowman (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award), The Invention of Love, Cabaret, Taking Sides, Saint Joan, Timon of Athens, and The Government Inspector. He has appeared Off-Broadway in 10 plays including The Voysey Inheritance (Atlantic Theater—Obie, Callaway Awards).

His film credits include The Shape of Water, Call Me by Your Name, The Post, Miss Sloane, Doctor Strange, Arrival, Miles Ahead, Trumbo, Steve Jobs, Cut Bank, Pawn Sacrifice, Blue Jasmine, Lincoln, Hitchcock, Seven Psychopaths, Hugo, Men In Black III, A Serious Man (Golden Globe nomination), and the upcoming Shirley.

His television credits include "The Looming Tower" (Emmy nomination), "Fargo," "Transparent," "Boardwalk Empire," and the upcoming "Jerusalem" (Netflix).

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Michael Stuhlbarg STAGE CREDITS

The Public Theater World Premiere, 2019


Edward Voysey

Will Blunt

Original Broadway Production, 2005


Off-Broadway Production, 2004


Sir Andrew Aguecheek

Posthumus Leonatus

Original Broadway Production, 2001
Alfred William Pollard


Roundabout Revival, 1998
Ernst Ludwig [Replacement]


Surveyor for Buckingham/Cranmer/Archbishop of Canterbury

Lieutenant David Wills


Stephen Hoffman

Richard II

Ivan Shpekin

Ivan Khlestakov (Understudy)

First Masseur


An Old Athenian

Sasha (Sweetbitter Baby)

French Gentleman

Radio Announcer


Frankie (Understudy)

Delivery Boy (Understudy)

The Dauphin


Michael Stuhlbarg Movies

[1998]A Price Above Rubies Young Hsid

[1999]Macbeth in Manhattan Robert, Ross

[2001]The Grey Zone Cohen

[2008]Afterschool Mr. Burke

[2008]Body of Lies FerrisAttorney

[2009]A Serious Man Larry Gopnik

[2009]Cold Souls Hedge Fund Consultant

[2011]Hugo Rene Tabard

[2012]Seven Psychopaths Tommy

[2012]Hitchcock Lew Wserman

[2012]Lincoln George Yeaman

[2012]Men in Black 3 Griffin

[2013]Blue Jasmine Dr. Flicker

[2014]Cut Bank Derby Milton

[2014]Pawn Sacrifice Paul Marshall

[2015]Miles Ahead Harper

[2015]Trumbo Edward G. Robinson

[2015]Steve Jobs Andy Hertzfeld

[2016]Miss Sloane Pat Connors

[2016]Doctor Strange Dr. Nicodemus West

[2016]Arrival Agent Halpern

[2017]The Post Abe Rosenthal

[2017]The Shape of Water Dr. Robert Hoffstetler

[2017]Call Me by Your Name Mr. Perlman

[2020]Shirley Stanley Hyman

[2021]Beckett April's Father

[2022]Bones and All Jake

[2022]Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Dr. Nic West Michael Stühlbarg

Michael Stuhlbarg TV Shows

Boardwalk Empire Arnold Rothstein

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Jerry

Transparent Chaim

Your Honor Jimmy Baxter

Michael Stuhlbarg Awards and Nominations

Obie Awards - 2007 - Performance

Michael Stuhlbarg, The Voysey Inheritance

The Lortels - 2007 - Outstanding Lead Actor

Michael Stuhlbarg, The Voysey Inheritance

The Lortels - 2006 - Outstanding Lead Actor

Michael Stuhlbarg, Measure for Pleasure

Michael Stuhlbarg Videos

Michael Stuhlbarg News

Photos: Public Theater Breaks Ground for Revitalized Delacorte Theater

The Public Theater, in partnership with Central Park Conservancy and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and Cultural Affairs, yesterday broke ground on the final phase of construction for a revitalization of the 61-year-old Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Check out photos of what the revitalized space will look like!

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!

Photos: Inside A BRIEF INTERMISSION, Celebrating the Delacorte Theater

The Public Theater's special, one-night-only event, A BRIEF INTERMISSION, was held on Wednesday, September 6 at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here!

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.

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!

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of HAMLET at Free Shakespeare in the Park

Check out photos from opening night of Hamlet at Free Shakespeare in the Park!

Listen: Saheem Ali, Ato Blankson-Wood, Michael Stuhlbarg & More Take Part in Public Square 2.0 Podcast

PUBLIC SQUARE 2.0 features engaging conversations, video interviews, and performances from myriad Public Theater artists and staff as well as industry leaders. Listen to all 16 Season 2 episodes here!

Photos: See Jim Parsons, Rose Byrne, Zachary Quinto & More at GREY HOUSE Opening Night

See photos of stars arriving on the red carpet for opening night of Grey House!

Julie Taymor to be Honored at Red Bull Theater Gala Benefit Hosted by Patrick Page

Julie Taymor will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater and the Axe-Houghton Foundation will receive the George Mayer Award for Extraordinary Service to Classical Theater at the Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Monday June 5th (6pm).

Sean Hayes, Eric McCormack, Kim Cattrall Confirmed for Tribeca Festival 2023 Audio Storytelling Lineup

The 2023 Tribeca Festival, presented by OKX, has announced its audio storytelling lineup, including 18 world premieres from independent and established narrative audio creators and 11 “Live-from-Tribeca” events. This year’s Festival, which takes place June 7-18, will highlight its audio storytelling selection.

Photos: On the Opening Night Purple Carpet For FAT HAM on Broadway

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Fat Ham by James Ijames, directed by Saheem Ali, opened on Broadway last night, April 12. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the opening night purple carpet here!

DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY to Conclude Five-Borough NYC Tour in May

 Following a 5-week run at Stone Nest in London’s West End, the american vicarious's Five-Borough NYC Tour of Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley will conclude with two performances on May 13 at the Bronx River Art Center.

Solea Pfeiffer & More Join Ato Blankson-Wood Led HAMLET at Free Shakespeare in the Park

The Public Theater announced additional casting for the Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Shakespeare’s HAMLET, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon. See who is starring, performance dates & more!

Photos: Vineyard Theater Honors Tony-Winner Billy Crudup At 40th Anniversary Gala!

See photos from inside the Vineyard Theatre's 40th Anniversary gala honoring Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Billy Crudup!

Inaugural Relentless Musical Award to be Presented to Shayok Misha Chowdhury & Laura Grill Jaye

The American Playwriting Foundation and Building for the Arts will present the inaugural Relentless Musical Award on Monday, February 27, 2023 at 8:00 pm at Theatre Row.

DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY to Have UK Premiere & Embark on 5-Borough New York Tour

the american vicarious will present the UK Premiere along with additional details for its Five-Borough NYC Tour of their production of Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley, a staging of the historic clash between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr.

Ato Blankson-Wood Will Lead HAMLET in The Public Theater's 61st Season of Free Shakespeare in the Park

The 61st season of Free Shakespeare in the Park at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park will feature the classic drama HAMLET, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon and featuring Tony Award nominee Ato Blankson-Wood (Slave Play, Public Works’ As You Like It) in the title role.

Listen: Patti LuPone, Laurence Fishburne, Christopher Walken & More to be Featured in RADIO PLAY REVIVAL Season 2

Listen to RADIO PLAY REVIVAL podcast Season 2, which launched on December 25th, 2022.

VIDEO: Bryan Cranston Stars In YOUR HONOR Season Two Trailer

In season two, some will seek salvation in response to the tremendous loss they suffered, while others will seek revenge. Michael Desiato (Cranston) has lost the will to live and any semblance of the upstanding judge he once was before the death of his son, Adam. Watch the new video trailer now!

DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY Starring Teagle F. Bougere & Eric T. Miller to be Presented at Queens Theatre

Queens Theater will present Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley from the american vicarious. Adapted and directed by Founding Artistic Director Christopher McElroen, this staging of the historic clash between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr. will take place on November 11 at 8pm and 12 at 3pm & 8pm.


Michael Stuhlbarg has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

Michael Stuhlbarg has not appeared in the West End

Michael Stuhlbarg has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include the Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for "Socrates", Performance (Obie Awards) for "The Voysey Inheritance", Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for "The Voysey Inheritance" and "Measure for Pleasure", Best Featured Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for "The Pillowman", Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "The Pillowman", and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "The Pillowman".

Michael Stuhlbarg has won several awards for his performances. He won a Performance (Obie Awards) for his role in "The Voysey Inheritance." He also won the Best Featured Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) and the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for his performance in "The Pillowman."

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