Cliff has been a house company member since 2008. He first appeared on the house stage as the Tin Woodsman in The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz. He's thrown a hatchet as Bad Lias in Hatfield and McCoy, danced with pigs as Mr. Christopher in The Sparrow, and battled dragons as Hap the Golden in The Iron Stag King and The Crownless King. He's also worked around Chicago for the last 10 years, doing shows at Steppenwolf, The Goodman, Northlight, Timeline, and The Next. He was part of the original cast of Superior Donuts, which transferred from Steppenwolf to Broadway in 2009. He's also done a few things onscreen. He's studied at the School at Steppenwolf and earned a BFA from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has a wonderful wife named Robyn, an amazing daughter named Everly, and a 12 handicap on the golf course.
He loves being an actor. He loves Chicago. He loves The House.
Cliff originated the role of Mr. Christoper, Emily's teacher at Spring Farm High. Here he is, dancing on the desks.