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Overview (1)

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Glenn Fitzgerald is a highly regarded actor of stage, film, and television.

Film roles include: Lonnie, the son of Alan Alda and Lily Tomlin in David O. Russell's cult classic Flirting with Disaster; Neil, the boy at the "key party" that goes home with Sigourney Weaver in Ang Lee's The Ice Storm; the Hasidic scholar husband of Renee Zellwegger in A Price Above Rubies; the uptight assistant to Sean Connery in Gus Van Sant's Finding Forester; and the earnest antique dealer in love with Bruce Willis' wife in M. Night Shyamalan's The Sixth Sense.

He has also played diverse roles in several indies including: a terminally ill pacifist forced to fight for his life in Series 7; a sociopathic skinhead opposite Ryan Gosling in The Believer; the sensitive, kind brother in Tully; and the reckless, drug-addled tank commander opposite Joaquin Phoenix in Buffalo Soldiers.

Between film jobs Glenn has built a respected stage career, originating roles in Jon Robin Baitz's Mizlansky/Zilinsky, opposite Nathan Lane and directed by Joe Mantello; Kenneth Lonergan's Lobby Hero (nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actor), Will Eno's The Realistic Joneses at Yale Rep with Tracy Letts and Parker Posey, directed by Sam Gold and David Lindsay-Abaire's Ripcord with Holland Taylor.

He's appeared in innovative productions of classic plays such as Hedda Gabler at New York Theatre Workshop directed by Ivo van Hove; The Importance of Being Earnest at Williamstown Theater Festival directed by David Hyde Pierce and starring Tyne Daly; CSC's Ivanov and Hamlet directed by Austin Pendleton alongside Ethan Hawke and Peter Sarsgaard; and Othello directed by Sam Gold at New York Theatre Workshop with Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo.

Television credits include series regular Brian Darling on ABC's Dirty Sexy Money, and guest starring roles on Six Feet Under, Billions, Madam Secretary, Elementary, Law and Order, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Homicide, and CSI:Miami.

Glenn is also a photographer whose intimate, behind-the-scenes portraits of theater productions have been featured in the New York Times.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Marin Gazzinga

Trivia (6)

Attended Bishop Ford High School in Brooklyn, New York.
Was a Calvin Klein model before getting his breakout role in "Flirting With Disaster."
Before "The Neal Cassady Movie," starred with Tate Donovan for a year long run in Kenneth Lonnergan's play "Lobby Hero."
Was an influence on his cousin, Jennifer Durst, to make the move to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career.
Appearing off-Broadway in "This" as Alan for Playwrights Horizons. [November 2009]
Playing Rev. Brian Darling in "Dirty Sexy Money" [2008]

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