Alan Mandell

Mandell, Alan

Alan Mandell is a noted classical actor, foremost scholar, and interpreter of the absurdist plays, who has had a distinguished seventy-five year acting and voice-over career. He is a founding member of the famed San Francisco Actor’s Workshop, and Co-founder of the San Quentin Drama Workshop.

Theatre credits include his Broadway debut as Sir Jasper Fidget in The Country Wife and Prince Aragon in The Merchant of Venice (Vivian Beaumont Theatre); Off-Broadway, as the Professor in Restoration and Henry Condel/Sir Francis Bacon in The Beard of Avon (N.Y. Theatre Workshop) and Reverend Jonathan Larence in Impossible Marriage (Laura Pels Theatre); and regionally, as Nagg in Endgame (Kirk Douglas Theatre) and in his won Ovation Award-winning roles as Estragon in Waiting for Godot (Mark Taper Forum) and Spooner in No Man’s Land (Odyssey Theatre).

Film credits include The Marrying Man, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Illegally Yours, Shortbus, and A Serious Man.