Anthony Heald
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Anthony Heald
Anthony Heald
Born (1944-08-25) August 25, 1944 (age 76)
OccupationActor
Years active1983–present
Robin Herskowitz (m. 1985)[1]
Children2

Philip Anthony Mair Heald (born August 25, 1944) is an American character actor known for portraying Hannibal Lecter's jailer, Dr. Frederick Chilton, in The Silence of the Lambs and Red Dragon, and for playing assistant principal Scott Guber in David E. Kelley's Boston Public.

Heald also had a recurring role as Judge Cooper on Kelley's The Practice and Boston Legal.[2]

Early life and education

Heald was born in New Rochelle, New York, the son of an editor.[3] He graduated from Michigan State University in 1971.

Career

Heald has worked extensively on Broadway and has been twice nominated for the Tony Award for his work as Lord Evelyn Oakleigh in Anything Goes (1988) and Terrence McNally's Love! Valour! Compassion! (1995). He also appeared in McNally's The Lisbon Traviata (1989), Inherit the Wind (1998), Deep Rising (1998), and Lips Together, Teeth Apart (1991).

Heald recorded over 60 audio books/books on tape, including works as varied as Where the Red Fern Grows, The New York Times bestsellers such as The Pelican Brief (in the film adaptation of which he also played a villainous lawyer), Jurassic Park and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, several works by science fiction writer Philip K. Dick, as well as a sizable number of titles in the Star Wars audio book library.

He made brief appearances in Miami Vice ("The Prodigal Son"), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006 film), and the Cheers series finale "One for the Road". He later appeared on the Cheers spin-off Frasier in a recurring role. He appeared in Unaccompanied Minors as a distressed, Christmas-hating airport employee.

Personal life

Heald lives in Ashland, Oregon with his wife Robin (daughter of violist Karen Tuttle[4]) and children Zoe and Dylan. He has converted to Judaism, his wife's faith. He regularly performs in productions of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. During the 2010 season of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Heald played Shylock in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice.[5]

Filmography

References

  1. ^ Davis, Jim (April 3, 1999). "All the world's a stage, but this one is home". Mail Tribune. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ The character was named "Wallace Cooper" on The Practice but "Harvey Cooper" on Boston Legal.
  3. ^ "Anthony Heald Biography (1944-)". Film Reference. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ Fox, Margalit (December 27, 2010). "Karen Tuttle, Spirited Violist and Teacher, Dies at 90". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ Hughley, Marty (June 5, 2010). "Seasoned by Broadway and Hollywood, actor Anthony Heald reaches new peaks at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival". The Oregonian. Retrieved 2017.

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