K. Todd Freeman
K. Todd Freeman
Kenneth Todd Freeman
July 9, 1965
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Life and career
Freeman has been an ensemble member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois since 1993. In the same year, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his lead performance in the Apartheid drama The Song of Jacob Zulu. More recently, Freeman has played the role of Doctor Dillamond from Wicked in the first North American tour, Chicago and Broadway productions. In 2015, he was nominated for his second Tony Award, this time for Best Featured Actor in a Play as Sissy Na Na in Airline Highway. He won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play for the same role.
He has also had supporting roles in various films such as Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), The Cider House Rules (1999), and The Dark Knight (2008). On television, he earned a recurring role on Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Mr. Trick.
He performed in the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Downstate, which concluded its run on November 18, 2018.
|1993||The Song of Jacob Zulu||Jacob Zulu||Broadway |
Nominated - Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play
|2001||One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest||Dr. Spivey||Broadway|
|2013||Fetch Clay, Make Man||Stepin Fetchit||Off-Broadway, Obie Award for Performance|
|2015||Airline Highway||Sissy Na Na||Broadway |
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Nominated - Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play
|1991||Ricochet||Talk Show Guest|
|House Arrest||Officer Davis|
|1997||Grosse Point Blank||Kenneth McCullers|
|The End of Violence||Six O One|
|1998||Life in the Fast Lane||Stan/Suzie|
|1999||The Cider House Rules||Muddy|
|2008||The Dark Knight||Polk|
|The Lucky Ones||Detective # 2|
|2014||Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles||Dr. Baxter Stockman|
|2017||Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales||Captain Morgan|
|1991||A Different World||Novian Winters||Episode: "Monet Is the Root of All Evil"|
|The Killing Mind||Fred Robinson||TV movie|
|1992||Brooklyn Bridge||Scoot||Episode: "On the Road"|
|1993||Tracey Ullman Takes on New York||Byron||TV movie|
|Ghostwriter||Malenga||Episode: "Lost in Brooklyn: Part 1"|
|1995||Strange Luck||Driving Instructor||Episode: "Over Exposure"|
|1995–97||NYPD Blue||Arthur Cartwell||3 episodes|
|1996–97||Dangerous Minds||Jerome Griffin||17 episodes|
|1998||Touched by an Angel||Vincent 'Vinegar' Finegar||Episode: "Doodlebugs"|
|1998–99||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Mr. Trick||5 episodes|
|2000||City of Angels||Episode: "Cry Me a Liver"|
|2011||A Gifted Man||Officer Dale Woodrow||Episode: "In Case of Exposure"|
|2014||Believe||Gary Wise||Episode: "Together"|
|Elementary||Raphael||Episode: "Terra Pericolosa"|
|2015||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Mr. Reynolds||Episode: "Community Policing"|
|2016||Blindspot||Marcus||Episode: "One Begets Technique"|
|The OA||Masters||Episode: "Homecoming"|
|2017–2019||A Series of Unfortunate Events||Mr. Poe||22 episodes|
|2019||The Blacklist||Hobbs||Episode: "The Osterman Umbrella Company"|
- "Schools of the Stars: Where the 2015 Tony Nominees Went to College: The Actors and Actresses - Playbill".
- Steppenwolf Theatre profile
- "K. Todd Freeman Departs Steppenwolf's Visiting Edna | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
- "Tony Nominee K. Todd Freeman Reveals the Inspirations Behind Airline Highway's Sissy Na Na". BroadwayBox.com. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
- Weiss, Hedy (April 23, 2015). "Drama Desk Awards nominations include many productions with Chicago links". Chicago Suntimes. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
- Nunn, Jerry (January 28, 2015). "NUNN ON ONE: THEATER K. Todd Freeman flies freely in 'Airline Highway'". Windy City Media Group. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
- "Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events": A Cautionary Tale for Those Who Believe in Comforting Lies". The New Yorker. 2017-01-27. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
- The Obie Awards, 2014 Winners.