Many Buckley returns to Steppenwolf. He was previously seen in Of Mice and Men, George Orwell's 1984 in SYA, and Hit the Wall in Garage Rep. Manny is an ensemble member of American Blues Theater where he has been seen in Waiting For Lefty, Looking Over the President's Shoulder, Dutchman/TRANSit and Six Corners. Television credits include Chicago Fire, Proven Innocent and Sirens. Film credits include Pilgrim, Sugar and Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing. Mr. Buckley is the recipient of a Black Theater Alliance Award, Black Excellence Award and teacher of the year award for 2019.