Fast Facts

  • Became interested in acting as an English major at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, when he played Bolingbroke in a production of Shakespeare's Richard II.
  • Trained at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
  • Has portrayed numerous political figures, including president of the United States on 24 (2005-2010) and a senator on Big Love (2011). These roles should come easily for him—his father served as mayor of Burlington, WI.

Awards

  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1994, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Play): Nominee
  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • William Itzin — Son
  • Judie Goldman — Wife
  • Julia Itzin — Daughter
  • Martin Itzin — Father

College

  • Attended University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Details

  • Birth Place: Washington, DC
  • Birthday: April 20, 1948, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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