Member Profiles

Jon Michael Hill

Biography

Jon Michael Hill has been a Steppenwolf ensemble member since 2007 and was last seen on Steppenwolf’s stage as Austin in True West. He was also seen as Moses in Antoinette Nwandu’s Pass Over, which was filmed by Spike Lee and released by Amazon Studios. Hill reprised the role of Moses in the Lincoln Center Theater production the following year. Hill currently appears as Detective Marcus Bell in the CBS-TV series Elementary. He was nominated for a Tony Award and won an Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World Award for his role as Franco Wicks in the Broadway production of Superior Donuts by ensemble member Tracy Letts. Hill has also performed at Steppenwolf in The Hot L Baltimore, The Tempest, Kafka on the Shore, The Unmentionables and others. Additional television and film credits include Detroit 1-8-7, Eastbound and Down, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Person of Interest, Windows, In The Radiant City and No Pay, Nudity.

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Credits & Awards

Theatre

Yale Rep: The Unmentionables; Public Theatre/Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Nights Dream; University of Illinois: King Lear, Brecht on Brecht, Six Degrees of Separation, A Flea in Her Ear, Ain’t Misbehavin’

Awards

Black Theater Alliance Ossie Davis Award (Superior Donuts)

Member Profiles

Jon Michael Hill

Jon Michael Hill