Member Profiles

Jeff Perry


Jeff Perry is a co-founder of Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He served as Steppenwolf Artistic Director from 1982 to 1985 and 1986 to 1987 and was integral to the founding of The School at Steppenwolf, where he continues to teach and direct. Jeff's many acting credits at Steppenwolf include August: Osage County (also Broadway and London), Balm in Gilead (also Off-Broadway), The Time of Your Life (also Seattle, San Francisco), Picasso at the Lapin Agile (World Premiere), The Grapes of Wrath (also Broadway and London), The Caretaker (also Broadway) and Streamers (also Kennedy Center). Jeff has appeared on television in Scandal, Grey's Anatomy, Nash Bridges, Thirtysomething and My So-Called Life, which he occasionally directed.

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Credits & Awards


The Human Stain; Wild Things; The Grifters; Remember My Name; Storyville; A Wedding.


Actor Grey's Anatomy (ABC); Lost (FOX); Invasion (NBC); Law & Order; The Practice (ABC); The West Wing (NBC); CSI (CBS); ER (NBC); NYPD Blue (ABC); Nash Bridges (CBS); My So Called Life (ABC); Chicago Hope (CBS); Into Thin Air (ABC); Lansky (HBO); Brooklyn Bridge (CBS); Thirtysomething (ABC); Kingfish.

Director My So-Called Life (ABC).

Member Profiles

Jeff Perry

Jeff  Perry