K. Todd Freeman
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|K. Todd Freeman|
|Born||Kenneth Todd Freeman
July 9, 1965
Kenneth Todd Freeman (born July 9, 1965) is an American actor in theatre, television, and film. He has been nominated for two Tony Awards over the course of his career and has won one Drama Desk Award.
Life and career
Born in Houston, Texas, Freeman went to the local High School for the Performing and Visual Arts before later graduating from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 1987. He is related to Morgan Freeman.
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 is perhaps best known for his recurring role on Buffy the Vampire Slayer as "Mr. Trick".
|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|
|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||Baxter Stockman|
|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 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–present||A Series of Unfortunate Events||Mr. Poe||8 episodes|
- "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.
- "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.