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Eric Simonson is an ensemble member of the renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company, a position he maintains while working as a writer and director for film, television, theatre and opera. Recent films include the documentary, "Studs Terkel: Listening to America" (Emmy nomination); "A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin", which won the ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 We Know You Have a Choice (Short)
 2015 House of Stairs (Short)
 2009 Studs Terkel: Listening to America (TV Short documentary)
 2000 On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom (Short documentary)
 2000/II Hamlet (TV Movie)
 2000 Ladies Room L.A. (Short)
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: Directed "The Wind Cries Mary", a play by Philip Kan Gotanda (San Jose Repertory Theater, San Jose, California, USA). See more »

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He was awarded the 1987 Joseph Jefferson Award Citation for Director of a Play for "Waiting for Godot", at the Bailiwick Repertory Company in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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