H. Richard Greene

In his New York debut, Mr. Greene received critical acclaim as MacDuff in MACBETH with Rip Torn and Geraldine Page.  He was a resident member of the Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center, appearing there in MARY STUART, TWELFTH NIGHT, NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH, PLAY STRINDBERG, and THE CRUCIBLE.  His other Broadway credits include THE SURVIVOR, ROMEO AND JULIET, and the international tour of BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, directed by Gene Saks.  He appeared in RICHARD III with Kevin Kline at The New York Shakespeare Festival and toured with Janet Gaynor in ON GOLDEN POND and Cybill Shepherd in LUNCH HOUR.  In the world premiere of the Off-Broadway hit, FAMILY BUSINESS, he originated the role of Bobby Stein, reprising this part for the American Playhouse Series on PBS.  His extensive regional credits include TIMON OF ATHENS with James Earl Jones at the Yale Repertory Theatre, TAMING OF THE SHREW with Glenn Close at the Washington, D.C. Shakespeare Festival, DEATH OF A SALESMAN with Pat Hingle at Buffalo’s Studio Arena, and CYRANO DE BERGERAC with Frank Langella at Williamstown.

On the West Coast, Mr. Greene was seen as The Headmaster in The Ahmanson’s production of THE HISTORY BOYS. He performed in THE PRICE at International City Theatre, DANCE OF DEATH at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, and in KING LEAR, MERCHANT OF VENICE and TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at the Old Globe in San Diego.

His extensive television credits include guest-starring and recurring roles on CSI, CRIMINAL MINDS, MEDIUM, BONES, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, THE MENTALIST, COLD CASE, NCIS, and BOSTON LEGAL, among others.   He originated the recurring role of Senate Majority Leader, Robert Royce, on THE WEST WING and, currently, can be seen in the recurring role of Jim Hobart  on MAD MEN.

Mr. Greene is a Guest Professor at UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television, teaches scene study at The Art of Acting Studio, and directs the Acting Conservatory for The US Performing Arts Camps.


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