Date of Birth : Feb 24th 1953
American actor, playwright, monologist, and novelist. Eric Bogosian is the author of three novels, several films and numerous award-winning works for the theater. As an actor he has starred onstage as well as on film and television.
Bogosian’s best known work is “Talk Radio” in which he starred Off-Broadway and in the Oliver Stone film of the same name. In 2006, the play was brought to Broadway, garnering Tony nominations for the play and for Liev Schreiber, who starred. For the original stage version, Bogosian was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and for the film he received the prestigious Berlin Film Festival’s Silver Bear. In addition to “Talk Radio”, Bogosian is the author of several plays, including “subUrbia”, which was produced by Lincoln Center Theater in 1994. The play was adapted to the screen by Richard Linklater and revived Off- Broadway with an updated script in 2006. His most recent play, “1+1” was produced by New York Stage & Film in 2008.
Beyond performing in his own solos and plays, Bogosian most recently starred in Stephen Adly Guirgis’s “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman at LAByrinth Theater. Onscreen, Bogosian has been featured in films by Paul Schrader, Woody Allen, Oliver Stone, Robert Altman, Taylor Hackford, Atom Egoyan and Mike Judge. He is best known on film for his starring roles in his own “Talk Radio”, as well as the action film, “Under Siege II” and “Wonderland”. On television, he co-stars as Captain Danny Ross in the long-running series, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”.