The Kennedy Center

Michael Willis



Biography

Michael Willis.  A 30 year member of the nationally renowned Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, a 6 time Helen Hayes Award nominee and recipient of the Outstanding Lead Actor Award, Mr Willis has created roles in dozens of world premieres, including Fever Dream by Sheila Callaghan, Craig Wright's Melissa Arctic and Grace (Folger Theatre), Melissa James Gilbert's Current Nobody, and Heather MacDonald's Stay for TFA. Most recently, he was in the cast of "Marjorie Prime" at The Olney Theatre Center and in "The Christians" at Theater J. Television appearances include recurring roles on The Wire and Homicide, and a number of appearances on the Law & Order franchises among others.  His score of feature films include Men in Black, Pushing Tin, and Tin Men. Michael has been blessed by a family that has generously supported his odd hours and spur-of-the-moment ventures these many, many years. . . Thank you for your patience Lori, Mike, Amy and Rebecca!    

 
Michael Willis