Mark Nelson is an American actor, director and teacher. He appeared on Broadway in Angels in America,The Invention of Love,[1] After the Fall and Three Sisters at Roundabout Theatre Company, and the original casts of A Few Good Men, Rumors, Biloxi Blues and Amadeus. For his performance as Einstein in Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Agile[2] he received the Obie, Drama League, Carbonell and San Francisco Critics Awards. He played Herr Schultz in the 2016 national tour of "Cabaret," and acted off-Broadway in My Name is Asher Lev[3] for which he received a Lortel nomination. Other roles include Shylock in The Merchant of Venice at The Shakespeare Theater,[4] Uncle Vanya (in Bartlett Sher's production at the Intiman Theatre), Matt in Talley's Folly (Berkshire Theatre Festival), Bluntschli in Arms and the Man (Long Wharf Theatre) and two solo pieces: I Am My Own Wife[5] by Doug Wright (Carbonell Award) and Underneath the Lintel[6] by Glen Berger (Connecticut Critics Award). His TV work includes roles on "Unforgettable", “Law & Order” and “Spin City.” He teaches acting at Princeton University[7] and at New York City's HB Studio.[8] He has directed at Manhattan Theatre Club, Drama Dept.,[9] McCarter Theatre, George Street Playhouse,[10] and Chautauqua Theatre Company, and is a frequent guest director at the Juilliard School. He graduated from Princeton and then studied acting with Uta Hagen. In 2013 he received a Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship.[11]


Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
1980 Friday the 13th Ned Rubenstein Feature film
1981 The Chosen Fighting Student Feature film
1985 Remington Steele Lino Episode: "Gourmet Steele"
1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway Sam the Skate Feature film
1991 Thirtysomething Leonard Katz Episode: "Melissa and Men"
1993 The Seventh Coin Librarian Feature film
1996 Law & Order Stein Episode: "Custody"
1996 The First Wives Club Eric Loest Feature film
1997 Liberty! The American Revolution Loyalist Episode: "Are We to Be a Nation? (1783-1788)"
1998 Suddenly Susan Paul Episode: "Not in This Life"
1998–2000 Spin City Therapist Recurring role (4 episodes)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Robert Stevens Episode: "Payback"
1999 Now and Again Doctor Episode: "A Girl's Life"
2000 Law & Order Julius Reinhard Episode: "High & Low"
2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Mancuso Episode: "Badge"
2002 Ed Sid Pennington Episode: "Neighbors"
2004 Law & Order Dr. Stuart Barton Episode: "Cut"
2007 American Experience Nathaniel Pendleton Episode: "Alexander Hamilton"
2010 Law & Order Symposium Organizer Episode: "Brazil"
2013 Unforgettable Dr. Eugene Lustig Episode: "Memory Kings"
2014 The Rewrite Josh Feature film
2014 The Good Wife Principal Adam Englehardt Episode: "The Trial"


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  8. ^ HB Studio Faculty Page
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  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2014-01-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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