The Info List - K. Todd Freeman

Kenneth Todd Freeman (born July 9, 1965) is an American actor. He has been nominated for two Tony Awards over the course of his career and has won one Drama Desk Award.


1 Life and career 2 Work

2.1 Stage 2.2 Film 2.3 Television

3 References 4 External links

Life and career[edit] Born in Houston, Texas, Freeman went to the local High School for the Performing and Visual Arts before later graduating from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 1987.[1] Freeman has been an ensemble member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
since 1993.[2] In the same year, he was nominated for the Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Actor in a Play for his lead performance in the Apartheid
drama The Song of Jacob Zulu.[3] More recently, Freeman has played the role of Doctor Dillamond from Wicked in the first North American tour, Chicago and Broadway productions. In 2015, he was nominated for his second Tony Award, this time for Best Featured Actor in a Play as Sissy Na Na in Airline Highway.[4] He won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play for the same role. He has also had supporting roles in various films such as Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), The Cider House Rules (1999), and The Dark Knight (2008). On television, he is perhaps best known for his recurring role on Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
as "Mr. Trick". He portrays Mr. Poe in the 2017 Netflix series A Series of Unfortunate Events.[5] Work[edit] Stage[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1993 The Song of Jacob Zulu Jacob Zulu Broadway Nominated - Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Actor in a Play

2001 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Dr. Spivey Broadway

2013 Fetch Clay, Make Man Stepin Fetchit Off-Broadway, Obie Award
Obie Award
for Performance[6]

2014 Wicked Dr. Dillamond Broadway

2015 Airline Highway Sissy Na Na Broadway Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Nominated - Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Featured Actor in a Play


Year Title Role Notes

1990 Street Hunter Pretzel

1991 Ricochet Talk
Show Guest

Grand Canyon Wipe

1994 Full Cycle Clerk

1995 Jeffrey Barney's Waitor

1996 Eraser Duton

House Arrest Officer Davis

1997 Grosse Point Blank Kenneth McCullers

The End of Violence Six O One

1998 Life in the Fast Lane Stan/Suzie

1999 The Cider House Rules Muddy

2008 The Dark Knight Polk

The Lucky Ones Detective # 2

2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Baxter Stockman

2015 Anesthesia Joe


Year Title Role Notes

1991 A Different World Novian Winters Episode: "Monet Is the Root of All Evil"

The Killing Mind Fred Robinson TV movie

1992 Brooklyn Bridge Scoot Episode: "On the Road"

1993 Tracey Takes on New York Byron TV movie

Ghostwriter Malenga Episode: "Lost in Brooklyn: Part 1"

1995 Strange Luck Driving Instructor Episode: "Over Exposure"

1995–97 NYPD Blue Arthur Cartwell 3 episodes

1996 Sisters Chardonay/Larry 2 episodes

1996–97 Dangerous Minds Jerome Griffin 17 episodes

1998 Touched by an Angel Vincent 'Vinegar' Finegar Episode: "Doodlebugs"

1998–99 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Mr. Trick 5 episodes

2000 City of Angels

Episode: "Cry Me a Liver"

2011 A Gifted Man Officer Dale Woodrow Episode: "In Case of Exposure"

2014 Believe Gary Wise Episode: "Together"

Elementary Raphael Episode: "Terra Pericolosa"

2015 Law & Order: Special
Victims Unit Mr. Reynolds Episode: "Community Policing"

2016 Blindspot Marcus Episode: "One Begets Technique"

The OA Masters Episode: "Homecoming"

2017–present A Series of Unfortunate Events Mr. Poe 18 episodes


^ "Schools of the Stars: Where the 2015 Tony Nominees Went to College: The Actors and Actresses - Playbill".  ^ Steppenwolf Theatre profile ^ " K. Todd Freeman Departs Steppenwolf's Visiting Edna Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved 2017-02-07.  ^ "Tony Nominee K. Todd Freeman Reveals the Inspirations Behind Airline Highway's Sissy Na Na". BroadwayBox.com. Retrieved 2017-02-07.  ^ "Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events": A Cautionary Tale for Those Who Believe in Comforting Lies". The New Yorker. 2017-01-27. Retrieved 2017-02-07.  ^ The Obie Awards, 2014 Winners.

External links[edit]

K. Todd Freeman on IMDb K. Todd Freeman at the Internet Broadway Database
Internet Broadway Database

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Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play


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