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Roslyn Ruff Biography

 
Bio:
The Acting Company: The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, Pudd'nhead Wilson, The Taming Of The Shrew. Broadway: All the Way, Romeo and Juliet, Fences. Off-Broadway: select credits include The Death of the Last Black Man... (Signature); Macbeth (CTH), Familiar (Playwrights Horizons); Scenes from a Marriage, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
The Acting Company: The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, Pudd'nhead Wilson, The Taming Of The Shrew. Broadway: All the Way, Romeo and Juliet, Fences. Off-Broadway: select credits include The Death of the Last Black Man... (Signature); Macbeth (CTH), Familiar (Playwrights Horizons); Scenes from a Marriage, ... (read complete bio)

The Acting Company: The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, Pudd'nhead Wilson, The Taming Of The Shrew. Broadway: All the Way, Romeo and Juliet, Fences. Off-Broadway: select credits include The Death of the Last Black Man... (Signature); Macbeth (CTH), Familiar (Playwrights Horizons); Scenes from a Marriage, Things of Dry Hours (NYTW); The Piano Lesson (Signature; 2013 Lortel Award, Drama League nomination); Macbeth (TFANA); Seven Guitars (Signature, 2007 Obie Award); The Cherry Orchard (CTH). Regional credits includes work at Two River Theater, Berkeley Rep, Long Wharf, Kennedy Center, Indiana Rep, Old Globe, Alliance, McCarter, A.R.T., Yale Rep. Film: The Help, Salt, Life During Wartime, Rachel Getting Married. TV: "Divorce," "Red Blooded" (ABC pilot), "Madame Secretary," "Doubt," "Elementary," "Masters of Sex," "The Big C." Training: IATT at Harvard University (MFA).

Roslyn Ruff Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Roslyn Ruff, X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Roslyn Ruff, The Piano Lesson
 
The Lortels - 2013 - Outstanding Lead Actress Gold Star
Roslyn Ruff, The Piano Lesson
 
Obie Awards - 2007 - Performance Gold Star
Roslyn Ruff, Seven Guitars
 
Obie Awards - 2007 - Performance Gold Star
Roslyn Ruff, Seven Guitars