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Bill Heck Biography

 
Birth Place:
Phoenix, AZ
Bio:
Bill Heck is an American actor who has appeared on Broadway, in television shows, and films such as the Coen Brothers' western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Heck took his first Broadway leading role in the Cabaret revival in 2014. Off-Broadway, Heck starred in Horton Footes epic The Orphans' Home ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: Phoenix, AZ

Bio:
Bill Heck is an American actor who has appeared on Broadway, in television shows, and films such as the Coen Brothers' western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Heck took his first Broadway leading role in the Cabaret revival in 2014. Off-Broadway, Heck starred in Horton Footes epic The Orphans' Home ... (read complete bio)

Bill Heck is an American actor who has appeared on Broadway, in television shows, and films such as the Coen Brothers' western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.

Heck took his first Broadway leading role in the Cabaret revival in 2014. Off-Broadway, Heck starred in Horton Footes epic The Orphans' Home Cycle, Angels in America with Buster Scruggs co-star Zoe Kazan, as well as Water by the Spoonful.

On television, Heck had a guest role in The Good Wife. Heck also had a guest role in The Alienist and appeared in The Leftovers. Other credits include Ray Donovan, Little America, and Locke and Key.

At L.A. Outfest in 2013, Heck won the Grand Jury Award for Best Actor for his role in Pit Stop.

Heck appeared as Billy Knapp in the vignette "The Gal Who Got Rattled", one of six separate stories of the American Wild West in the Coen Brothers-directed The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. To prepare for the role, Heck read The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck.

Bill Heck Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Bill Heck, The Orphans' Home Cycle
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Bill Heck, The Orphans’ Home Cycle