Feb. 26th, 1960
Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, UK
Michael Cumpsty's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
Main Movie Roles2010 - Eat, Pray, Love
2010 - Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
2008 - The Visitor
2007 - Starting Out in the Evening
2006 - Flags of Our Fathers
1997 - The Ice Storm
1993 - Fatal Instinct
1990 - State of Grace
Guest TV Roles
Mr. Terhorst (Voiced)
Prosecutor Roger Robb
Michael Cumpsty (born 26 February 1960) is a British actor. He has been acting since childhood. He has worked extensively performing Shakespeare, as well as both musicals and dramas on Broadway. He also performs in films and on television.
Biography Born in Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, Cumpsty attended Haileybury College in Hertfordshire and attended graduate school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
On the Broadway stage he appeared in dramas, including La Bête (1991), Timon of Athens (1993), The Heiress (1995),Copenhagen (2000), and The Constant Wife (2005).
In Broadway stage musicals, he played John Dickinson in the revival of 1776 (1997), and Julian Marsh in the revival of 42nd Street (2001). He played the role of Jules in the revival of Sunday in the Park With George in 2008.
In Off-Broadway work, he both played the title role and co-directed a Classic Stage Company production of Richard III in 2007. Other Shakespeare roles include Timon in Timon of Athens in 1996, Parolles in All's Well That Ends Well in 1993, Laertes in Hamlet in 1990, Time/Lord in The Winter's Tale in 1989, and Escalus in ''Romeo and Juliet in 1988 all at the Public Theater.
Cumpsty's television credits include the daytime soap operas One Life to Live and All My Children, recurring roles on the primetime dramas L.A. Law and Star Trek Voyager, and guest appearances on Matlock and Law & Order.
Cumpsty's feature films include State of Grace (1990), Fatal Instinct (1993), Starting Out in the Evening, The Ice Storm (1997),Eat Pray Love (2010) and The Visitor (2007)
- Portrayed Pennsylavania Delegate Jon Dickison in the 1998 Broadway revival of "1776".
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