Alan is a veteran actor having appeared for over 45 years on stage, in films, on television and in clubs across the country. He received his acting training at the University of Minnesota and was part of the inaugural season of the Indiana Repertory Theatre. While he was studying at the U, he played the lead role in “Borstal Boy”, directed by the Abby Theater’s Tomas MacAnna. During his years in Los Angeles he was Managing Director of Actors Co-op Theatre Company where he appeared in numerous productions including “Becoming Memories”, “Into the Woods”, “Pack of Lies”, and “Light Up The Sky”. Locally, he has appeared in numerous productions at the Old Log Theater including “Everybody Loves Opal”. Alan has also directed numerous award-winning productions including “The 1940’s Radio Hour” for which he received the LA Drama Critic’s Circle Award for direction. He was part of the ensemble of “Beyond the Fringe” directed by Paxton Whitehead at the LA Theater Center and has appeared in numerous television shows including “Night Court”, “The Young & The Restless”, and “ER”. Film appearances include “The Babe”, “Heat Wave”, and “Thin Ice” with Greg Kinear and Alan Arkin. His voice has been used in numerous radio and television commercials as well as animation programs for Hanna-Barbera and “Spiderman” for Fox. When not acting or directing, Alan travels across the country performing his comedy juggling act and had the chance to work with the legendary George Burns.
Height: 6 feet SAG * AFTRA * EQUITY Hair: Brown
Weight: 185 lbs. (612) 759-2375 Eyes: Blue
Patterns of Evidence: Exodus Timothy P. Mahoney
Sweet Corn Jonathan Nowak
Thin Ice (formerly The Convincer) Jill Sprecher (Sundance 2011)
Profile of a Killer Caspian Tredwell-Owen
The Babe Arthur Hiller
Heat Wave Kevin Hooks
Far North Sam Shepard
Buy & Cell Robert Boris
Cop James Harris
Steele Justice Robert Boris
Come The Morning Michael Sajbel
Jay Jay, The Jet Plane Hugh Martin
The Last Chance Detectives Bob Vernon
True Colors Rob Schiller
Marilyn & Me (MOW) John Patterson
People Like Us (Mini-Series) Billy Hale
Night Court (several episodes) Jeff Melman/Jim Drake
Throb Phil Ramuno
General Hospital ABC Productions
The Young & The Restless Frank Pacelli
THEATRE (**Indicates "Critic's Choice")
Everybody Loves Opal The Doctor Old Log Theater
The Elves And The Shoemaker The Shoemaker Old Log Theater
Charlotte’s Web Lurvy Old Log Theater
MN State Capitol 100th Anniversary Cass Gilbert Ridgeway International
Light Up The Sky** Carlton Fitzgerald Actors Co-op (Los Angeles)
Tartuffe Tartuffe (Drama-Logue Award) Actors Co-op/L.A.
Into The Woods** Baker (Drama-Logue Award) Actors Co-op/L.A.
Pack Of Lies**(Critic's Choice) Bob Jackson Actors Co-op/L.A.
Becoming Memories** Oscar (2 D-L Awards) Actors Co-op/L.A.
Beyond The Fringe (LATC) Understudy Paxton Whitehead (Director)
Othello Iago Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Scapin Leandre Indiana Repertory Theatre
Charley's Aunt Charley Indiana Repertory Theatre
Borstal Boy Brendan Behan Tomas MacAnna (Director)
Guys and Dolls Drama-Logue Award Crossley Theatre/L.A.
The 1940's Radio Hour (L.A. Drama Critics’ Circle Award) Crossley Theatre/L.A
Tomorrow's Monday Drama-Logue Award Crossley Theatre/L.A.
A Christmas Carol Recommended, LA Times Crossley Theatre/L.A.
BFA Acting: University of Minnesota. Voice: Dr. Dean Verhines, H. Wesley Balk, Edward V. Foreman.
Dance/Movement: Robert Moulton, Minnesota Dance Theatre. Improvisational Comedy: Jeannie Berlin.
Juggler/Comedian: professional nightclub act, unicycle. Music: trumpet, guitar. Sports: tennis, ping pong, billiards, volleyball. Vocal Range: lyric baritone. Emcee/Spokesman (trade & industrial shows): proficient with "the ear." Tape Available