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Bernard Telsey


Bernard Telsey is known for his work on The Greatest Showman (2017), Margin Call (2011) and Rent (2005). See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Greatest Showman Casting Director
(2017)
Margin Call Casting Director
(2011)
Rent Casting Director
(2005)
Across the Universe Casting Director
(2007)

Filmography

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 2019 Rent: Live (TV Movie) (pre-production)
 2016-2019 This Is Us (TV Series) (46 episodes)
- Sometimes (2018)
- Kamsahamnida (2018)
 2017-2018 Atypical (TV Series) (17 episodes)
- Ritual-licious (2018)
- The Smudging (2018)
 2017-2018 I'm Dying Up Here (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Lines Crossed (2018)
- Call Me a Ham (2018)
- Between Us (2018)
 2017-2018 NCIS: New Orleans (TV Series) (21 episodes)
- Mind Games (2018)
- Powder Keg (2018)
 2018 Rise (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Opening Night (2018)
- Totally Hosed (2018)
- The Petition (2018)
- Bring Me Stanton (2018)
 2018 Divorce (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Losing It (2018)
- Breaking the Ice (2018)
- Ohio (2018)
 2018 On Monday of Last Week (Short)
 2017 Perfect Citizen (TV Movie)
 2017 Love You More (TV Short)
 2017 Aardvark
 2017 Time After Time (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Picture Fades (2017) ... (casting by)
- Secrets Stolen (2017) ... (casting by)
- Out of Time (2017) ... (casting by)
 2017 Making History (TV Series)
 2016-2017 Conviction (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Enemy Combatant (2017)
- Black Orchid (2017)
- Not Okay (2017)
 2017 One Day at a Time (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Hold, Please (2017)
- No Mass (2017)
- Hurricane Victor (2017)
 2016 Drew (TV Movie)
 2016 Hairspray Live! (TV Movie)
 2013-2016 Masters of Sex (TV Series) (17 episodes)
- The Eyes of God (2016)
- Night and Day (2016)
- Topeka (2016)
- Family Only (2016)
- Outliers (2016)
 2016 Miss Sloane
 2016/I Rupture
 2016 The Family (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Election Day (2016)
- Betta Male (2016)
- Sweet Jane (2016)
 2016 The New Yorker Presents (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2016)
- Episode #1.5 (2016)
- Pilot (2016)
 2016 Grease Live! (TV Movie)
 2016 Tallulah
 2015 LFE (TV Movie)
 2015 Members Only (TV Movie)
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie)
 2015 Flesh and Bone (TV Mini-Series) (8 episodes)
- Scorched Earth (2015)
- Full Dress (2015)
- F.U.B.A.R. (2015)
- M.I.A. (2015)
- Boogie Dark (2015)
 2015 Ithaca
 2015 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2015/I The Intern
 2015/II Focus
 2014 Peter Pan Live! (TV Movie)
 2014/I Stage Fright
 2014 Song One
 2013 The Ordained (TV Movie)
 2013 The Sound of Music Live! (TV Movie)
 2012-2013 Smash (TV Series) (32 episodes)
- The Nominations (2013)
- The Tonys (2013)
- The Transfer (2013)
- The Phenomenon (2013)
- The Producers (2013)
 2011-2013 The Big C (TV Series) (27 episodes)
- The Finale (2013)
- Quality of Death (2013)
- Quality of Life (2013)
- Fly Away (2012)
 2012 Modern Love (TV Movie)
 2012 Joyful Noise
 2011 Margin Call
 2010 Main Street
 2010 Jonah Hex
 2010 Howl (as Bernie Telsey)
 2009 I Love You Phillip Morris (as Bernie Telsey)
 2008 Sex and the City (casting by)
 2007/I Dan in Real Life
 2007 Legally Blonde: The Musical (TV Movie)
 2007 The Gamekillers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2007 Then She Found Me (as Bernie Telsey)
 2006 Intolerable (Short)
 2006 Ira & Abby
 2006 Gamekillers (TV Movie)
 2005 Rent
 2005 The Unseen
 2004 Keane
 2003 Whoopi (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Sticky Fingers (2003)
- Pilot (2003)
 2003 Undefeated (TV Movie)
 2003 Camp
 2001 The Grey Zone (as Bernie Telsey)
 2001 Far East (TV Movie)
 2000 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie)
 1996 The High Life (TV Series)
 1995 Heading Home
 1987 Maestro (Short) (as Bernie Telsey)
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Other Works:

Casting for "Much Ado About Nothing" play by William Shakespeare (The Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC, USA)

Alternate Names:

Bernie Telsey
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Nominated for a 2012 Primetime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series category for The Big C (2010).

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