Member Profiles

Francis Guinan


Francis Guinan has been a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble since 1979. He has appeared in more than 30 Steppenwolf productions including The Herd, The Night Alive, Tribes, The Birthday Party, The Book Thief, Time Stands Still, Endgame, American Buffalo, Fake, The Seafarer and August: Osage County. He has also appeared in productions for Northlight Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Writers Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, TimeLine Theatre Company and American Blues Theater. Television appearances include The Exorcist, Boss, Mike and Molly, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Frasier and several Star Trek episodes. Film work includes roles in The Last Airbender, Typing, Low Tide and Constantine. For Kate.

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Credits & Awards


Hannibal; Guinevere; Apartment Complex; Speed II; Shining Through.


Northlight Theatre: Inherit the Wind Geffen Playhouse: God's Man in Texas; The Weir Off-Broadway: As Is Mark Taper Forum: Space; Stuff Happens Royal George Theatre: The Nerd; National Tour of Mass Appeal Ivoryton Playhouse: Sleuth Tamarind Theatre: Black and Blue LA Theatre Works: Oedipus the King


Grey's Anatomy(ABC); CSI: NY(CBS); 3rd Rock From the Sun (NBC); Frasier (NBC); 7 Days (UPN); The Path to War (HBO); Star Trek:Voyager (UPN); The Practice (ABC); Profiler (NBC); Nash Bridges (CBS); That 70's Show (FOX); It's Like… You Know (ABC); Law and Order (NBC); Eerie, Indiana (Scifi Channel); The Mighty Jungle (ABC Family); Murder One (Court TV); George Wallace (TNT); Lansky (HBO); Any Day Now (Lifetime).


2008 Lunt-Fontanne Fellow

Member Profiles

Francis Guinan

Francis  Guinan

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