Fast Facts

  • Cofounded the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago with Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry in 1976.
  • Nominated for a Tony Award in 1990 for his role in The Grapes of Wrath.
  • Made big-screen directorial debut with 2008's Diminished Capacity. Also directed two episodes of the cable series Oz.
  • Received an honorary doctorate degree from Illinois State University in 2011.
  • Is a Chicago Cubs fan.


  • 1990, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Play): Nominee


  • Kathryn Erbe — Ex-wife
  • Elizabeth Kinney — Mother
  • Kenneth Kinney — Father
  • Elizabeth Perkins — Ex-wife
  • Carson Kinney — Son
  • Maeve Kinney — Daughter


  • Illinois State University, Normal, IL

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  • Birth Place: Lincoln, IL
  • Profession: Actor, Director

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