Michael Cristofer

Active - 1974 - Present  |   Born - Jan 22, 1945 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Romance

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  • Left school early to tour Europe with an acting troupe sponsored by the State Department.
  • Worked as an English teacher in Beirut and translated pornography in Mexico.
  • Won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play The Shadow Box in 1977.
  • Played Claudius in the 1992 Broadway revival of Hamlet, opposite James Cromwell as Polonius and Elizabeth McGovern as Ophelia.
  • Appeared in the 2010 Broadway revival of A View From the Bridge, which was Scarlett Johansson's Broadway debut.