Heald, Anthony 1944–

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HEALD, Anthony 1944–


Full name, Philip Anthony Mair Heald; born August 25, 1944, in New Rochelle, NY; father, an editor; married Robin Herskowitz; children: Dylan, Zoe. Education: Michigan State University, B.A., 1971. Avocational Interests: Golf, reading.

Addresses: Agent—Joseph Rice, Abrams Artists Agency, 9200 Sunset Blvd., 11th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actor. Asolo State Theatre, Sarasota, FL, member of company, 1968–69; Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, member of company, 1968–69 and 1970–71; Milwaukee Repertory Company, Milwaukee, WI, member of company, 1969–70, 1977–78; Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, KY, member of company, 1979–80; Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, OR, performer, 1997–99. Host of radio productions.

Awards, Honors: Theatre World Award, 1982, for Misalliance; Obie Award, outstanding performance, Village Voice, 1985, for Digby, The Foreigner, and Henry V; Antoinette Perry Award nominations, best featured actor in a musical, 1988, for Anything Goes, and best featured actor in a play, 1995, for Love! Valour! Compassion!; Golden Satellite Award nominations, best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a dramatic television series, International Press Academy, 2003 and 2004, both for Boston Public.


Film Appearances:

Second doctor, Silkwood, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983.

Narcotics officer, Teachers, United Artists, 1984.

Dinner guest, Happy New Year, Columbia, 1987.

Man in the park, Orphans, Lorimar, 1987.

Weldon, Outrageous Fortune, Buena Vista, 1987.

George Lazan, Postcards from the Edge, Columbia, 1990.

Dr. Frederick Chilton, The Silence of the Lambs, Orion, 1991.

Ron Nessim, The Super, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991.

Paul, Whispers in the Dark, Paramount, 1992.

Fighting patient (some sources cite fighting parent), Searching for Bobby Fischer (also known as Innocent Moves), Paramount, 1993.

Marty Velmano, The Pelican Brief, Warner Bros., 1993.

Mr. Henry Grey, The Ballad of Little Jo, Fine Line Features, 1993.

Larry Trumann, The Client, Warner Bros., 1994.

Bragdon, Bushwhacked (also known as The Tenderfoot and Tenderfoots), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995.

Jack Gold, Kiss of Death, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995.

Dr. Wilbert Rodeheaver, A Time to Kill, Warner Bros., 1996.

Simon Canton, Deep Rising (also known as Tentacle), Buena Vista, 1996.

Daniel Longdale, 8MM (also known as 8mm—Acht Millimeter), Columbia, 1999.

Ted Fellner, Proof of Life, Warner Bros., 2000.

The Ruby Princess Runs Away, KOAN, 2001.

Dr. Frederick Chilton, Red Dragon (also known as Roter Drache), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002.

Dean Richard Van Horne, Accepted, Universal, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Scott Guber, Boston Public, Fox, 2000–2005.

Appeared in a recurring role, All My Children, ABC.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Kevin Kensington, Fresno, CBS, 1986.

Philip Vickers Fithian and Jonathan Austin, Liberty! The American Revolution, PBS, 1997.

Jonathan Austin, Benjamin Franklin, PBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Mr. Uldrich, The Beniker Gang (also known as Dear Lola; or, How to Start Your Own Family), 1985.

Dave O'Brien, A Case of Deadly Force, CBS, 1986.

Simon, Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman, CBS, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Dr. Gil Morris, "Abby, My Love," CBS Schoolbreak Special, CBS, 1991.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Commander, "Prodigal Son," Miami Vice, NBC, 1985.

Doorman, "No Room at the Inn," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1985.

Englebert Ames, "Comet Watch," Tales from the Darkside, syndicated, 1986.

Reverend Robert Morgan, Hard Copy, CBS, 1987.

Roger Jankowski, "The Battle of Las Vegas," Crime Story, NBC, 1987.

Ian O'Connell, "The Troubles," Law & Order, NBC, 1991.

Kevin, "One for the Road," Cheers, NBC, 1993.

Professor Davis, "They Shoot Baskets, Don't They," Class of '96, Fox, 1993.

Bob Kendall, "To Kill a Legend," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994.

Council member Spencer Talbert, "Virtue," Law & Order, NBC, 1994.

Martin Fox, "Wife Abuse/Murder: Parts 1 & 2," Under Suspicion, CBS, 1994.

Matthew Tenzer, "You Thought the Pope Was Something," New York News, CBS, 1995.

Damon Ballard, "Sins of the Father," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Showtime, 1996.

President's aide, "Guess Whose President Is Coming to Dinner," Cosby, CBS, 1997.

Corkmaster, "Whine Club," Frasier (also known as Dr. Frasier Crane), NBC, 2000.

Harold Pillar, "Closure," The X-Files, Fox, 2000.

Judge Wallace Cooper, "Hammerhead Sharks," The Practice, ABC, 2000.

Scott Guber, "The Day After," The Practice, ABC, 2001.

Harold Piller, The X-Files: The Truth (final episode of series), Fox, 2002.

Judge Harvey Cooper, "The Black Widow," Boston Legal (also known as Fleet Street, The Practice: Fleet Street, and The Untitled Practice), ABC, 2005.

Judge Harvey Cooper, "Schadenfruede," Boston Legal (also known as Fleet Street, The Practice: Fleet Street, and The Untitled Practice), ABC, 2005.

Judge Harvey Cooper, "Truly, Madly, Deeply," Boston Legal (also known as Fleet Street, The Practice: Fleet Street, and The Untitled Practice), ABC, 2005.

Purcell, "An Eye for an Eye," Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as Naval CIS, Navy CIS, Navy NCIS, NCIS, and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, 2005.

Appeared as Reverend Steven in an episode of According to Jim, ABC; appeared in other television productions.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Nick, After Midnight, ABC, 1988.

Walt Merrick, Numb3rs (also known as Numbers), CBS, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

The gentleman, The New Tenant, produced with Victim of Duty, Writers Stage Theatre, New York City, 1964.

J. B., Asolo Theatre Festival, Sarasota, FL, 1968.

Look Back in Anger, Asolo Theatre Festival, 1968.

The Rose Tattoo, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1968.

Orestes, The Electra Myth, Lincoln Center Library and Museum, Equity Library Theater, New York City, 1979.

Bonjour la Bonjour, Hartford Stage Company, 1979.

The Matchmaker, Hartford Stage Company, 1979.

Tom Wingfield, The Glass Menagerie, Lion Theatre, 1980.

Fables for Friends, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1980.

Gunner, Misalliance, Roundabout Theatre Stage I, New York City, 1981.

Jones, Inadmissible Evidence, Roundabout Theatre Stage I, 1981.

Aston, The Caretaker, Roundabout Theatre Stage I, 1982.

Henry Grenfel, The Fox, Roundabout Theatre Stage I, 1982.

Wayne Foster, The Wake of Jamey Foster, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1982.

Derek Meadle, Quartermaine's Terms, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1982, then Playhouse 91, New York City, 1983.

Donald, The Philanthropist, Manhattan Theatre Club, Stage 73, New York City, 1983.

Charlie Baker, The Foreigner, Astor Place Theatre, New York City, beginning 1984.

Fluellen, Henry V, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Digby Merton, Digby, Manhattan Theatre Club, City Center Theatre Stage I, New York City, 1985.

Figaro, The Marriage of Figaro, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1985.

Bill Howell, Principia Scriptoriae, Manhattan Theatre Club, City Center Theatre Stage I, 1986.

Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, Anything Goes (musical), Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theater, New York City, beginning 1987.

Stephen, The Lisbon Traviata, Manhattan Theatre Club, City Center Theatre Stage I, 1989, then Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1989–90.

Elliot, Elliot Loves, Promenade Theatre, 1990.

Henry Higgins, Pygmalion, Roundabout Theatre Company, Christian C. Yegen Theatre, then Union Square Theatre, both New York City, 1991.

John Haddock, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, Manhattan Theatre Club, City Center Theatre Stage I, 1991–92, then Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Benedict Hough, A Small Family Business, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1992.

A Cheever Evening (staged reading), Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1993.

Multiple roles, Later Life, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1993, then Westside Arts Theatre Upstairs, New York City, 1993–94.

Perry Sellars, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Manhattan Theatre Club, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, 1995.

E. K. Hornbeck, Inherit the Wind, National Actors Theatre, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1996.

Iago, Othello, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, OR, 1999.

Appeared as William Makepeace Ladd III in a production of Love Letters, Promenade Theatre, New York City.



Himself, Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of "The Silence of the Lambs," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 2001.


Tim O'Brien, The Things They Carried, HarperAudio, 1991.

Peter Gethers, The Cat Who Went to Paris, Random House Audio, 1992.

Robert Ludlum, The Gemini Contenders, Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, 1993.

Jeffrey Deaver, Praying for Sleep, Highbridge Audio, 1994.

Dean Koontz, Dark Rivers of the Heart, Random House Audio, 1994.

John Berendt, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Random House Audio, 1995.

Michael Crichton, The Lost World, Random House Audio, 1995.

Daniel Quinn, Ishmael, Random House Audio, 1995.

Karen Hall, Dark Debts, Random House Audio, 1996.

Andrew Klavan, True Crime, Random House Price-Less Audio, 1996.

Ed McBain, Gladly the Cross-Eyed Bear (Matthew Hope Mysteries), DH Audio, 1996.

Wilson Rawls, Where the Red Fern Grows, Volume 6, Chivers Audio Books, 1996.

Les Whitten, Unfinished Lives: What If?: Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, John F. Kennedy, Judy Garland, James Dean, Natalie Wood, Montgomery Clift, and Arthur Ashe, edited by Michael Viner, Audio Literature, 1997.

Michael Crichton, The Michael Crichton Value Collection (contains The Andromeda Strain, Jurassic Park, and The Lost World), Random House Audio, 2000.

Ken Follett, The Ken Follett Value Collection (contains The Hammer of Eden, A Place Called Freedom, and The Third Twin), Random House Audio, 2000.

Joe Klein, The Running Mate, Random House Audio, 2000.

William McCleery, Wolf Story, Listening Library, 2000.

John Grisham, The Pelican Brief, Random House Audio, 2001.

Audiobooks Relating to Star Wars:

Vonda McIntyre, Star Wars: The Crystal Star, HarperCollins, 1995.

Kevin J. Anderson, Star Wars Jedi Academy Trilogy 1: Jedi Search, Random House Audio, 1996.

Anderson, Star Wars Jedi Academy Trilogy 2: Dark Apprentice, Random House Audio, 1996.

Anderson, Star Wars Jedi Academy Trilogy 3: Champions of Force, Random House Audio, 1996.

Michael P. Kube-McDowell, Before the Storm (Black Fleet Crisis series, book one), Random House Audio, 1996.

Steve Perry, Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, Random House Audio, 1996.

Anderson, Star Wars: The Jedi Academy Omnibus, Random House Audio, 1997.

Barbara Hambly, Star Wars: Planet of Twilight, Random House Audio, 1997.

Michael A. Stackpole, The Bacta War (X-Wing series, book four), Random House Audio, 1997.

Timothy Zahn, Star Wars: Specter of the Past, Random House Audio, 1997.

Aaron Allston, Wraith Squadron (X-Wing series, book five), Random House Audio, 1998.

Allston, Iron Fist (X-Wing series, book six), Random House Audio, 1998.

K. W. Jeter, The Mandalorian Armor (The Bounty Hunter Wars series, book one), Random House Audio, 1998.

Jeter, Slave Ship (The Bounty Hunter Wars series, book two), Random House Audio, 1998.

Zahn, Star Wars: Vision of the Future, Random House Audio, 1998.

Allston, Solo Command (X-Wing series, book seven), Random House Audio, 1999.

Allston, Starfighters of Adumar (X-Wing series, book nine), Random House Audio, 1999.

Jeter, Hard Merchandise (The Bounty Hunter Wars series, book three), Random House Audio, 1999.

R. A. Salvatore, Star Wars: The New Jedi Order—Vector Prime (The New Jedi Order series), Random House Audio, 1999.

Stackpole, Isard's Revenge (X-Wing series, book eight), Random House Audio, 1999.

Stackpole, Star Wars: Dark Tide: Onslaught (The New Jedi Order series, book two), Random House Audio, 2000.

Stackpole, Dark Tide II: Ruin (The New Jedi Order series, book three), Random House Audio, 2000.

James Luceno, Agents of Chaos I: Hero's Trial (The New Jedi Order series, book four), Random House Audio, 2000.

Roger Macbride Allen, The Corellian Trilogy Value Collection (contains Ambush at Corellia, Assault at Selonia, and Showdown at Centerpoint), Random House Audio, 2002.

Dave Wolverton, Star Wars: The Courtship of Princess Leia, Random House Audio, 2004.

Anderson, Star Wars: Darksaber, Random House Audio, 2005.

James Luceno, Star Wars: Agents of Chaos: Jedi Eclipse, Random House Price-Less Audio, 2005.

Kathy Tyers, Star Wars: The Truce at Bakura, Random House Price-Less Audio, 2005.



Anthony Heald.com, http://www.anthonyheald.com, November 6, 2005.

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