Austin Pendleton has been a Steppenwolf ensemble member since 1987. His most recent Steppenwolf appearance was in Cormac McCarthy’s The Sunset Limited, which he reprised Off-Broadway in 2006. Other Steppenwolf acting credits include Uncle Vanya, Valparaiso and Educating Rita. His previous directing credits at Steppenwolf include Love Song, Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Harvey, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Three Sisters, Loose Ends and Say Goodnight, Gracie. His play Orson’s Shadow premiered in the Garage and was seen again in the same production (directed by David Cromer) at the Chicago Center of Performing Arts and the Barrow Street Theatre in New York. His other plays have also been produced in Chicago: Uncle Bob (Steppenwolf) and Booth (Writers’ Theatre). He appeared on Broadway in the revival of The Diary of Anne Frank and off-Broadway with Meryl Streep in Mother Courage as well as in the title roles of Hamlet, Richard III and Richard II. His film credits include Picadilly Jim, Dirty Work, The Ballad of Betty Page, A Beautiful Mind, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, Simon, Trial and Error, What’s Up Doc and Catch-22. Recent TV appearances include episodes of Law and Order: Criminal Intent, OZ and Homicide.