John Tufts*

Hercule Poirot

14 Seasons at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival: Henry V in Henry V; Prince Hal in Henry IV, Parts One and Two; Philanax in Head Over Heels; Chico in The Cocoanuts; Robin Hood in The Heart of Robin Hood; Sharpe in Equivocation; Romeo in Romeo and Juliet; and Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Off-Broadway Ensemble Studio Theater; The Mint Theatre; and Primary Stages where he received a Lucille Lortel Nomination for his roles in Kate Hamill’s celebrated adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Regionally The Guthrie Theater, The Goodman Theater, Arena Stage, The Old Globe, Syracuse Stage, Seattle Rep, MTC, Actors Theater of Louisville, McCarter Theater, PlayMakers Rep, and Chicago Shakespeare. John is also a cook and author. His cookbook, Fat Rascals: Dining at Shakespeare’s Table explores the food of Shakespeare’s England. Television: Bad Teacher, Fashions for Men. Awards: Arthur Kennedy Award; Indy Award: I Am My Own Wife.


*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States

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