Terry Kinney Bio, Age, Career, Wife, Children, Movies, Theater, Net Worth, Death, Billions

Terry Kinney is an American actor and theater, director. He is also a founding member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, with Laurie Metcalf

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Terry Kinney Biography

Terry Kinney is an American actor and theater, director. He is also a founding member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, with Laurie Metcalf, Gary Sinise, and Jeff Perry. The founders of Steppenwolf supported the theater and themselves with odd jobs until the company began financially self-supporting in the early 1980s. Re-located in the old St. Nicholas Theater, Steppenwolf’s productions began to attract a steady audience. Steppenwolf flourished artistically and financially in the ’80s and moved once again to its permanent home at 1650 N. Halsted Street in Chicago.

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Terry Kinney Age | Family

Terry was born on 29 January 1954 in Lincoln, Illinois. He is 65years old. Terry is the son of Elizabeth L. (née Eimer), a telephone operator, and Kenneth C. Kinney, a tractor company supervisor. Terry’s maternal grandfather was Frederick Herman Eimer (the son of Conrad Eimer and Caroline Wipperman). Frederick was born in Illinois, to parents from Germany.

His maternal grandmother was Anna Rosina Feldman (the daughter of Bernard Albert Feldman and Elizabeth Boger). Anna was born in Illinois, to parents from Germany. Elizabeth was the daughter of Ferdinand Boger.

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Terry Kinney Education | Career

He attended Illinois State University, in Normal, Illinois. He became friends with Jeff Perry while there, who took him to see a performance of Grease featuring Gary Sinise, bringing the three Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founders together for the first time.

The trio of Sinise, Perry, and Kinney opened their own Chicago theatrical troupe, the Steppenwolf Theater, in 1973 in the basement of a church in Highland Park. The company’s metamorphosis into one of the country’s great regional theatrical companies began in 1976 after Kinney and Perry joined it full-time after graduating from college. The theater has, since 1976, put on a full season of ensemble works.

The founders of Steppenwolf supported the theater and themselves with odd jobs until the company began financially self-supporting in the early 1980s. Re-located in the old St. Nicholas Theater, Steppenwolf’s productions began to attract a steady audience. Steppenwolf flourished artistically and financially in the ’80s and moved once again to its permanent home at 1650 N. Halsted Street in Chicago.

At the height of the company’s fame, Kinney and Sinise were Steppenwolf’s artistic co-directors, winning numerous awards, and even transferring some productions, such as their monumental adaptation of John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath”, to Broadway. In addition to Kinney and Sinise, the company included such first-rate actors as John Malkovich, Joan Allen, and John Mahoney.

As an actor, Kinney was nominated for a Tony Award for his appearance as the “Reverend Casey” in “Grapes”. Kinney made his movie debut in 1985, with a bit part in Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985), and has been much in demand as a supporting actor ever since. On television, he had a small but recurring role on Thirtysomething (1987) and appeared as a regular on the HBO prison drama Oz (1997).

Terry Kinney Wife | Children

Kinney was married to Elizabeth Perkins From 1984 to 1988.  He later remarried to his Oz co-star Kathryn Erbe, with whom he has a daughter, Maeve born 1995, and a son, Carson born 2003.

Terry Kinney Movies And Tv Shows

Theater directing credits





1976 The Lover Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago/Starred Laurie Metcalf and Jeff Perry
1981 Of Mice and Men Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago/Starred Gary Sinise
1982 And a Nightingale Sang Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago/Starred Joan Allen
1984 Fool for Love Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago/Starred William Petersen and Rondi Reed
1985 Streamers Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago/Starred Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry
1990 Reckless Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago/Starred Joan Allen
1992 My Thing Of Love Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago/Starred Laurie Metcalf
1994 A Clockwork Orange Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago
1997 A Streetcar Named Desire Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago/Starred Gary Sinise
1998 Eyes For Consuela Director Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City/Starred David Strathairn
2000 One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago/Starred Gary Sinise
2003 The Violet Hour Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago
2004 Beautiful Child Director Vineyard Theatre, New York City/Starred Gary Sinise
2005 After Ashley Director Vineyard Theatre, New York City/Starred Kieran Culkin and Anna Paquin
2006 The Well-Appointed Room Director Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago/Starred Josh Charles and Tracy Letts
The Agony and the Agony Director Vineyard Theatre, New York City/Starred Nicky Silver
2009 reasons to be pretty(Neil Labute) Director MCC, New York City/Starred Piper Perabo and Thomas Sadoski
2010 Fifth of July (Lanford  Wilson) Director Bay Street Theatre (July), then Williamstown Theatre Festival (August)






1985 Seven Minutes in Heaven Bill the Photographer Film
1986 Miami Vice Asst. State Atty. William Pepin TV series
No Mercy Paul Deveneux Film
1987 A Walk on the Moon Lew Ellis Film
Murder Ordained Pastor Tom Bird TV film
thirtysomething Steve Woodman TV series (7 episodes, 1987–1989)
1988 Miles from Home Mark Film
1990 Kojak: None So Blind (unnamed) TV film
Law & Order Clifford Chester TV series
1991 Queens Logic Jeremy Film
The Grapes of Wrath Reverend Jim Casey Teleplay
Talent for the Game Gil Lawrence Film
1992 The Last of the Mohicans John Cameron Film
Deadly Matrimony Jim Mihkalik TV mini-series
1993 Body Snatchers Steve Malone Film
The Firm Lamar Quinn Film
J.F.K.: Reckless Youth Joseph P. Kennedy TV film
1995 The Good Old Boys Walter Calloway TV film (dir: Tommy Lee Jones)
Devil in a Blue Dress Todd Carter Film
1996 Fly Away Home David Alden Film
Sleepers Ralph Ferguson Film
Critical Choices Lloyd TV series
Homicide: Life on the Street Richard Laumer TV series
1997 George Wallace Billy Watson TV film (dir: John Frankenheimer)
Oz Emerald City Unit Manager Tim McManus TV series (six seasons)
White Lies Richard Film
1998 Luminous Motion Pedro Film
Don’t Look Down Dr. Paul Sadowski TV film (dir: Wes Craven)
1999 Oxygen Captain Tim Foster Film
That Championship Season James Daly TV film
The Young Girl and the Monsoon Hank (main character) Film (with Ellen Muth)
2000 The House of Mirth George Dorset Film
2001 Save the Last Dance Roy Johnson Film
Midwives Rand Danforth TV film
2002 The Laramie Project Dennis Shepard Film
2003 House Hunting Hogue Short film
2004 Focus Group Bob Sadler Short film
CSI: NY District Attorney Tom Mitford TV series (2 episodes)
2005 The Game of Their Lives The journalist, Dent McSkimming Film
Runaway Dr. Maxim Film
Amber Frey: Witness for the Prosecution Detective Neil O’Hara TV film
2006 Kidnapped James Sullivan TV series
2007 Turn the River Markus Film
Wainy Days Marvin Internet series (5 min episodes), 1 episode
Queens Supreme Andrew Grigg TV series (1 episode)
2008 Canterbury’s Law Deputy Attorney General Zach Williams TV series (main cast)
2009 The Unusuals Sergeant Harvey Brown TV series (main cast)
The Mentalist Special Agent Sam Bosco TV series (recurring role)
2010 The Good Wife Gerald Kozko (Risk assessor) TV series (3 episodes)
2011 Being Human Heggemann TV series (recurring role)
2012 NYC 22 Daniel “Yoda” Dean TV series (main cast)
Promised Land David Churchill Film
The Mob Doctor Dante Amato TV series (2 episodes)
2013 Elementary Howard Ennis TV series (one episode)
2014 Black Box Dr. Owen Morely Series regular
2015 Show Me a Hero Peter Smith TV miniseries
Fargo Chief Gibson TV series (2 episodes)
2016 Good Behavior Christian Series regular
Billions Hall TV Series (recurring role)
2017 Abundant Acreage Available Jesse Ledbetter Film
November Criminals Principal Karlstadt Film
2018 Mile 22 Peter Berg Film
2019 Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile Mike Fisher Film

Terry Kinney Net Worth

Kinney is an American actor and theater director who has a net worth of $4 million.

Terry Kinney Height

Terry stands at a height of 5ft 11 (180.3 cm).

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Terry Kinney Billions Character

Terry portrays Hall in the drama series Billions which is an American television drama series created by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, and Andrew Ross Sorkin, starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, that premiered on Showtime on January 17, 2016. The series is loosely based on the activities of Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

Dennis Boutsikaris plays Kenneth Malverne, a rival of Axelrod’s who leads a competing hedge fund. Ben Shenkman plays Ira Schirmer: an attorney and a former law school classmate of Chuck. Kelly AuCoin as “Dollar” Bill Stern (recurring season 1–3, starring season 4–).

Terry Kinney Thirtysomething

Terry was cast as  Steve   “Thirtysomething” (TV Episode 1989) Woodman. Thirtysomething is an American drama television series created by Ed Zwickand Marshall Herskovitz for United Artists Television (under MGM/UA Television) and aired on ABC from 1987 to 1991.

It is about a group of Baby Boomers in their thirties who live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and how they handle the lifestyle that dominated American culture during the 1980s given their involvement in the early 1970s counterculture as young adults.

Terry Kinney Last Of The Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans is a 1992 American epic historical drama film set in 1757 during the French and Indian War. It was written and directed by Michael Mann and was based on James Fenimore Cooper’s 1826 novel The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 and George B. Seitz’s 1936 film adaptation, owing more to the film than the novel.

The film stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, and Jodhi May, with Russell Means, Wes Studi, Eric Schweig, and Steven Waddington in supporting roles. Kinney portrays John Cameron in the film.

Terry Kinney Steppenwolf

Terry Kinney is a co-founder of Steppenwolf Theatre Company. His directing credits there include The Violet Hour, A Streetcar Named Desire, A Clockwork Orange, Of Mice and Men and One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, which moved to Broadway and won a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. NYC directing credits include the world premiere of Checkers by Doug McGrath, reasons to be pretty for MCC and Broadway, After Ashley and Beautiful Child at the Vineyard Theatre,

The Money Shot by Neil LaBute for MCC, and others. Upcoming projects include Sins of the Mother by Israel Horowitz, and Rear Window, adapted by Keith Reddin. Mr. Kinney’s film directing credits include the short film Kubuku Rides (This Is It) for Steppenwolf Films and Diminished Capacity with Matthew Broderick and Alan Alda.

Terry Kinney Kathryn Erbe

Terry Kinney and Kathryn Erbe

Terry Kinney The Mentalist

 Kinney plays Sam Bosco in The Mentalist.

Terry Kinney Death

Terry Kinney is not dead he is very much alive. Although a well-recognized person named Terry J. Kinney, 60, of Columbia died Friday, October 19, 2007, at his home. Terry J. Kinney was born March 10, 1947, in Kansas City, MO to the late James and Faye (Moss) Kinney. He is survived by his five children, daughters Shannon Shirley, Chris Wilson, Tricia Bartolacci and Melissa Kinney all of Columbia, son Joe Kinney of Columbia as well as two grandchildren Cameron Bartolacci and Ayla Kinney both of Columbia.

Terry Kinney Fargo 

Kinney portrays Chief Gibson in Fargo which is an American black comedy–crime drama anthology television series created and primarily written by Noah Hawley. The show is inspired by the eponymous 1996 film written and directed by the Coen brothers, who are credited as executive producers on the series alongside Hawley.

The series premiered on April 15, 2014, on FX, and follows an anthology format, with each season set in a different era, and with a different story and mostly new characters and cast, although there is minor overlap. Each season contains numerous references to Coen brothers’ films.

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Billions Season 4, Episode 3: Why Did Dollar Bill Cross The Road?

Dollar Bill (Kelly AuCoin) needs a new hobby. Something soothing, like tai chi or pottery. Something that won’t result in his doing illegal things just tosatisfy his lord and master, Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis). As his rendering of Bruce Springsteen’s “Atlantic City” shows, the dude has a good voice. Go do karaoke, Bill — not sniff out information for insider trading as if it were your sole life’s mission.
As this episode proves, Bill will go to wild lengths for Bobby Axelrod. That image of Bill clutching an infected bird outside a chicken quarantine facility, ready to infect the food supply so Axe Capital doesn’t make a cent on its investment is representative of so many dynamics found in this episode: How far are these characters willing to go for one another?
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