Chisholm, Anthony

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(Tony Chisholm)



Agent—Artists Agency, 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 305, Los Angeles, CA 90067.


Actor. Geva Theatre, Rochester, NY, member of company, 1999–2000.


Stage Appearances:

Snow, Ice Bridge, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Habu, Tracers, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, 1985.

Wolf, Two Trains Running, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Fielding, Jitney, Geva Theatre, Rochester, NY, 1999–2000, then Second Stage Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Solly Two Kings, Gem of the Ocean, Center Theater Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 2003, then Walter Kerr Theatre, 2004.

Appeared in Black Visions, Public Theatre, New York City; The Coming of the Hurricane, Crossroads Theatre Company; Day of Absence and Les Blancs, both Center Stage Theatre; Driving Miss Daisy, Portland Stage Company; I Am a Man, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL; I Just Stopped By to See the Man, Steppenwolf, Chicago; Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Denver Center, Cleveland Playhouse; Fences, Indiana Repertory; King Lear, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre in the Park, New York City; The Mighty Gents, off–Broadway production; Of Mice and Men, Geva Theatre; The Talented, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City; Tracers, New York Shakespeare Festival, then Royal Court Theatre, London, and Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia; also appeared in Back in the World and in productions at Cincinnati Playhouse.

Major Tours:

Performed in touring productions of Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death, Fences, Jitney, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, No Place to Be Somebody, and Two Trains Running.

Film Appearances:

Up Tight!, 1968.

Third cowboy, Putney Swope, Cinema V, 1969.

Black plainclothes man, Cotton Comes to Harlem, 1970.

(As Tony Chisholm) Death of a Prophet, 1981.

Dillon, Let's Get Bizzee, Xenon Entertainment Group, 1996.

A Dozen Kliks, 1998.

Langhorne, Beloved, Universal, 1998.

Floyd, Bought & Sold (also known as A Jersey Tale), Artisan, 2003.

Space cowboy, Alone (short film), Gregory Orr, 2004.

Pastor, Coalition, 2004.

Geechee man, Dream Street, Lonette, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Burr Redding, Oz, HBO, 2001–2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Servant to Cornwall, King Lear, 1974.

Ned, Sojourner, CBS, 1975.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Paul Marsden, Murder in Black and White, 1990.

Also appeared in Vietnam War Stories.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Freddy Wells, "Unis," New York Undercover, Fox, 1996.

Eric, "Adam 55–3," Third Watch, NBC, 2001.

Wally Zane, "Zero Tolerance," 100 Centre Street, Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Leroy Russell, "Execution," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU), NBC, 2002.

Big Elwood, "Songs in the Night," Hack, CBS, 2002.

Big Elwood, "Black Eye," Hack, CBS, 2003.

Frederick Speed, "Under Color of Law," The Handler, CBS, 2003.