Member Profiles

Tim Hopper

Tim Hopper is a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble. Recent roles at Steppenwolf include Andy in Downstate and Paul in Linda Vista. He also appeared at the Goodman Theatre in the title role of Uncle Vanya. Television appearances include Proven Innocent, The Americans, The Exorcist, EmpireChicago Fire, and Chicago Med.  Film appearances include Knives and Skin, School of RockTo Die For and An Acceptable Loss among others. Recipient of the 2018 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship.


Tim Hopper has been a Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble member since 1989. He recently played the title role in Uncle Vanya at the Goodman Theatre. Recent roles at Steppenwolf include Paul in Linda Vista, Actor 2 in Visiting Edna and Lieutenant Caro in Between Riverside and Crazy. Television credits include The Exorcist, The Americans, Chicago Med, Empire and Chicago Fire. Film credits include School of Rock, To Die For, Consumed, The Headhunter’s Calling and the upcoming Our Father.

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Credits & Awards


Tenderness; Gardener of Eden; The School of Rock; Personal Velocity; Pipe Dream; Vanilla Sky; To Die For; Class Action; The Last of the Mohicans; Consumed.


Broadway: Present Laughter Off-Broadway: Almost An Evening (Atlantic Theatre Company); After Ashley; The Dying Gaul; More Stately Mansions (also 1998 Edinburgh Festival and Antwerp's De Singel Theatre) Regional and International: Uncle Vanya (Intiman Theatre); Pericles ; Endpapers ; Carson McCullers (Historically Inaccurate); Arts Theatre (London): Fuddy Meers: The Sugar Syndrome (Williamstown Theatre Festival)


White Collar (USA); New York Undercover; Now and Again; Oz (HBO); Law and Order (NBC); Law and Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC); Third Watch (NBC); Almost Perfect; Perfect Murder, Perfect Town (CBS miniseries).


1998 Obie Award and 1998 Edinburgh Festival Herald Angel Award (More Stately Mansions).

Member Profiles

Tim Hopper

Tim  Hopper