Hugh Kennedy (2004, MN)

Hugh Kennedy is an actor and teaching artist who lives in Los Angeles. His theatre work has been seen on stages at the Public Theater, the Moving Company, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, New York Theatre Workshop, TheatreSquared, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, the Acting Company, and the Pillsbury House Theatre. He has worked extensively at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, playing in TribesOthelloPride and PrejudiceThe Primrose PathArsenic and Old Lace, The Two Gentlemen of VeronaA View from the BridgeThe Government InspectorA Midsummer Night’s DreamBe Here Now, and multiple productions of A Christmas Carol. He won the role of Hamlet at the Jungle Theater at age 24 and later went on to play in Anthony Tassa’s Macbeth Arabia in Dubai.

His on screen credits include The Big Bang TheorySuburbiconThe Goodbye, and Hope. Kennedy received the 2012 Ivey Award for his performance in Tracey Scott Wilson's Buzzer and is a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts. He received his BFA from the University of Minnesota and trained additionally at Shakespeare's Globe in London. He has taught at Trollwood Performing Arts School and is a National Reviewer for the National YoungArts Foundation. He's worked with the likes of George Clooney, Paula Vogel, Roger Rees, Roman Coppola and Judith Light.