Arney, Randall

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Arney, Randall



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Actor and director. Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL, member of ensemble, then artistic director, 1987-95; Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA, artistic director, 2001—.

Awards, Honors:

Antoinette Perry Award, best play, 1990, for The Grapes of Wrath; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best play, 1993, for The Song of Jacob Zulu; Critics Award, Drama-Logue, for Picasso at the Lapin Agile.


Film Appearances:

First Child World customer, The Color of Money, Buena Vista, 1986.

Farmer Cox, Miles from Home (also known as Farm of the Year), 1988.

FBI agent, DC technician, Chain Reaction, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Passenger, The Out-of-Towners, Paramount, 1999.

Television director, Mystery, Alaska, Buena Vista, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Television reporter, Dream Breakers (also known as In Evil's Grasp), 1989.

Senator Quentin Sayles, Weapons of Mass Distraction, HBO, 1997.

Dean Davis, Legalese, TNT, 1998.

John Davis, Rain, Animal Planet, 2001.

Reverend Dale Muncie, Normal, HBO, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Drew Belzer, "Fatal Crossroads," Crime Story, 1987.

Drew Belzer, "Torello on Trial," Crime Story, 1987.

"Ballroom Blitz," Roseanne, ABC, 1996.

David, "Not with a Whimper," Judging Amy, CBS, 2000.

Dr. Gamble, "Cheryl's Old Flame," According to Jim, ABC, 2001.

"Testimony," The Guardian, CBS, 2002.

Mr. Bryce, "A Hard Day's Night," Grey's Anatomy, ABC, 2005.

Judge Clayton Trueblood, "Post Mortem," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: Weekends, and Les Experts), CBS, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Ghost in the Machine, The Homecoming, Coyote Ugly, True West, and Balm in Gilead, all Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL.

Stage Work; Director:

Director, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Steppenwolf Theatre, then Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles, 1994, later Promenade Theater, New York City, 1995.

Director, The Weir, Geffen Playhouse, Westwood, CA, 2001.

Director, God's Man in Texas, Geffen Playhouse, 2002.

Director, I Just Stopped By to See the Man, Geffen Playhouse, 2003.

Director, Take Me Out, Geffen Playhouse, 2004.

Director, All My Sons, Geffen Playhouse, 2006.

Also directed Death and the Maiden, Curse of the Starving Class, Bang, A Walk in the Woods, and The Geography of Luck, all Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL.

Stage Work; Producer:

Producer, The Song of Jacob Zulu, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL, then Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1993.

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