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Rainn Wilson

 
Birth Place:
Seattle, WA, USA
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Birth Place: Seattle, WA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Chicago]
Steppenwolf World-Premiere Production, 2018
Thomas Irdley
Jimmy
  [Broadway]
1997
Charles Courtly
  [Broadway]
1995
Kuroko
Antonio (Understudy)
Boatswain (Understudy)
Shipmaster (Understudy)
Stephano (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Martius
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Ensemble

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Director

Photos

Rainn Wilson, Isa Briones, Kyle Carter, Eden Espinosa, Anthony Fedorov, Heath Saunder Photo

Rainn Wilson, Isa Briones, Kyle Carter, Eden Espinosa, Anthony Fedorov, Heath Saunders, Christina Sajous, AJ Rafael, Kevin Chong, Kayta Matsuno, Chad Manalo, Devon Nelwan, Julian Paz-Fedorov, Jennifer Paz, Billy Bob Thornton

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Date:
11/21/2019
Billy Bob Thornton, Rainn Wilson Photo

Billy Bob Thornton, Rainn Wilson

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Date:
11/21/2019
Amy  Morton,  Rainn  Wilson,   Eric  Lefkofsky,  Liz  Lefkofsky, Ora  Jones, Audrey   Photo

Amy Morton, Rainn Wilson, Eric Lefkofsky, Liz Lefkofsky, Ora Jones, Audrey Francis

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Date:
05/15/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Chicago]
Steppenwolf World-Premiere Production, 2018
Thomas Irdley

Jimmy

  [Broadway]
1997
Charles Courtly

  [Broadway]
1995
Kuroko

Antonio (Understudy)

Boatswain (Understudy)

Shipmaster (Understudy)

Stephano (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Martius

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Ensemble

Productions

Director


Rainn Wilson Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play
Rainn WilsonLong Day's Journey Into Night
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play
Rainn WilsonThe Revengers' Comedies
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production
Rainn WilsonTwo Gentlemen of Verona

Rainn Wilson News

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.

WO-Mance Comedy, UNBRIDALED Will Premiere at Dances With Films This Weekend Photo WO-Mance Comedy, UNBRIDALED Will Premiere at Dances With Films This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

Co-created, co-produced and co-starring newcomers Mischa Dani Goodman & Caitlin Simpson, Unbridaled, a WO-mance comedy short film, will premiere at Dances With Films on Sunday, June 12.

The Acting Company Announces Actors' Career Stability Initiative Awarding Student Loa Photo The Acting Company Announces Actors' Career Stability Initiative Awarding Student Loan Debt Grants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

 The Acting Company has announced the Actors’ Career Stability Initiative program for the 2022-23 season. With support from the Booth Ferris Foundation, all actors who accept a casting offer to join the 2022-23 national touring season and have a minimum of $10,000 in student loan debt will be eligible to apply for student loan debt relief.

Peacock Orders New RAINN WILSON AND THE GEOGRAPHY OF BLISS Docuseries Photo Peacock Orders New RAINN WILSON AND THE GEOGRAPHY OF BLISS Docuseries
by Michael Major - May 5, 2022

Based on Eric Weiner’s New York Times best seller, The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World, the six-episode travel docuseries will follow host and intrepid traveler Rainn Wilson as he traverses the globe searching for the secrets to the world’s happiest and least happiest places on earth.

The Acting Company Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Peter Darrow Photo The Acting Company Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Peter Darrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

The Acting Company has announced a celebration of the company’s half century of impact across America with a 50th Anniversary Gala to take place on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale (130 Bowery).

Audible Announces THE BIG LIE Starring Jon Hamm, Kate Mara, Bradley Whitford & More Photo Audible Announces THE BIG LIE Starring Jon Hamm, Kate Mara, Bradley Whitford & More
by Michael Major - Apr 19, 2022

Created by Executive Producer John Mankiewicz (House of Cards), from a story by Salt producer Paul Jarrico, co-written by Jamie Napoli, directed by Aaron Lipstadt (Bosch, Elementary, Medium), The Big Lie also stars Kate Mara, Ana de la Reguera, John Slattery, Bradley Whitford, Lisa Edelstein, Giancarlo Esposito, David Strathairn, and more.

VIDEO: AMC & AMC+ Release DARK WINDS Trailer Photo VIDEO: AMC & AMC+ Release DARK WINDS Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 18, 2022

Dark Winds follows Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn (Zahn McClarnon, The Son, Westworld, Fargo) of the Tribal Police as he is besieged by a series of seemingly unrelated crimes. The closer he digs to the truth, the more he exposes the wounds of his past. He is joined on this journey by his new deputy, Jim Chee (Kiowa Gordon, The Red Road, Roswell, New Mexico).

The Acting Company Announces Reading of SAM'S COMING By Kia Corthron Photo The Acting Company Announces Reading of SAM'S COMING By Kia Corthron
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

The Acting Company has announced the return of The Louanna O. Carlin & John MacDonald Reading Series with Kia Corthron’s Sam’s Coming, which will receive a public reading on Monday, April 18 at 7:30 PM at The Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street).

The Cumberland Valley School of Music Presents 26th Annual Dinner Dance & Auction Photo The Cumberland Valley School of Music Presents 26th Annual Dinner Dance & Auction
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 9, 2022

The Cumberland Valley School of Music announces its annual Dinner Dance and Auction, Top Hats & Tiaras: A Very British Affair, Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. The event is at The Orchards Restaurant, 1580 Orchard Drive, Chambersburg, PA.

All Seasons of THE OFFICE Coming to Freeform in 2022 Photo All Seasons of THE OFFICE Coming to Freeform in 2022
by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2021

“The Office” is an American sitcom adapted from the British series, created by Ricky Gervais. The mockumentary-style comedy follows the lives of employees at Dunder-Mifflin, a paper company in Pennsylvania. The ensemble cast is led by Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, and Jenna Fischer. Watch Melora Hardin announce the premiere now!

Rainn Wilson Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS on Netflix VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS on Netflix
by Stage Tube - Nov 11, 2020

Explore an array of unique competitions, from the quirky to the bizarre, and meet their passionate communities in this docuseries from executive producer Rainn Wilson. Only on Netflix November 17.

VIDEO: Rainn Wilson Talks About His Favorite Scene From THE OFFICE on THE KELLY CLARK VideoVIDEO: Rainn Wilson Talks About His Favorite Scene From THE OFFICE on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW
by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2020

'The Office' star Rainn Wilson calls in and brings some serious laughs to the show. He talks to Kelly about his new series 'We Are The Champions,' which features crazy competitions like dog dancing and frog jumping. Rainn also shares his favorite 'The Office' moments, the bizarre gifts he gives his wife, and why his 16-year-old son reignited his hatred for math.

VIDEO: Watch a New Deleted Scene from UTOPIA on Amazon Prime VideoVIDEO: Watch a New Deleted Scene from UTOPIA on Amazon Prime
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2020

Utopia goes full throttle in a deleted scene unveiled by Prime Video today, on the heels of the Amazon Original Series' September 25 launch.

VIDEO: Rainn Wilson Imagines Dwight in a Pandemic on THE LATE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Rainn Wilson Imagines Dwight in a Pandemic on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2020

James connects with Rainn Wilson who has been in quarantine with his family, including their pet zonkey, and asks him about how he imagines Dwight's behavior during a pandemic. And Rainn tells James about the experience of making 'The Idiot's Guide to Climate Change' with Greta Thunberg. And the 'Utopia' connects with Reggie Watts about getting a D&D game going.

VIDEO: See Anthony Ramos & James Corden in WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO SKYPE? on THE LA VideoVIDEO: See Anthony Ramos & James Corden in WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO SKYPE? on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2020

Leaders at Skype hop in a meeting to discuss how the company went from being the go-to verb for video calls at the start of the pandemic to totally losing market share to Zoom. Can a big idea save the company? Starring Rainn Wilson, Anthony Ramos, Olivia Harewood, Louis Waymouth and Diana Miller.

VIDEO: Rainn Wilson, Sarah Silverman Open Up About Depression & Anxiety in IT'S NOT T VideoVIDEO: Rainn Wilson, Sarah Silverman Open Up About Depression & Anxiety in IT'S NOT THAT FUNNY Trailer
by Stage Tube - Jun 4, 2019

SoulPancake and Funny or Die released the first look trailer to its new documentary, It's Not That Funny.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Duplass Brothers' ROOM 104 on HBO VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Duplass Brothers' ROOM 104 on HBO
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2018

The anthology series ROOM 104 will return for its 12-episode second season, debuting two episodes back-to-back, FRIDAY, NOV. 9 (11:30 pm ET), followed by two more new episodes subsequent Fridays at the same time.

BWW TV: Witness the Hilarity of THE DOPPELGANGER VideoBWW TV: Witness the Hilarity of THE DOPPELGANGER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the highly anticipated world premiere comedy, The Doppelganger (an international farce) written by Chicagoland native Matthew-Lee Erlbach. Directed by ensemble member Tina Landau, this hilarious farce features an 11-member cast led by actor and comedian Rainn Wilson, well-known for his role as "Dwight Schrute" on NBC's award-winning comedy The Office, in the role of Thomas Irdley/Jimmy Peterson. Get a preview of the show below!

VIDEO: Matthew-Lee Erlbach on THE DOPPELGANGER at Steppenwolf VideoVIDEO: Matthew-Lee Erlbach on THE DOPPELGANGER at Steppenwolf
by Alan Henry - Apr 10, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the highly anticipated world premiere comedy, The Doppelganger (an international farce) written by Chicagoland native Matthew-Lee Erlbach (Showtime's Masters of Sex, Off-Broadway's Handbook for an American Revolutionary).

VIDEO: James Corden Challenges Tennis Champ Novak Djokovic to Target Practice VideoVIDEO: James Corden Challenges Tennis Champ Novak Djokovic to Target Practice
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 8, 2017

Celebrating tennis champion Novak Djokovic's appearance on THE LATE LATE SHOW, James strapped on some protective gear and placed a water bottle on his helmet and challenged Novak, Rainn Wilson and Jack Whitehall to serve until they knocks the bottle down.


Rainn Wilson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rainn Wilson been in?
Rainn Wilson has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Rainn Wilson been in?
Rainn Wilson has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Rainn Wilson been nominated for?
Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Long Day's Journey Into Night Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Revengers' Comedies and Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Two Gentlemen of Verona .