Stephn Macht

Stephen Macht graduated Dartmouth College and trained professionally for the stage at the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He starred as "Proctor" in THE CRUCIBLE, "Orsino" in 12TH NIGHT, and "Dunois" in SAINT JOAN at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada where he was scouted and singed by Universal Television to come to Hollywood to begin his film career. Since then he has played leading men in plays and dozens of television movies and feature films from "Yoni Netanyahu" in RAID ON ENTEBBE to "Warwick" in Stephen King's GRAVEYARD SHIFT, and from "Dan Lavetta" in THE IMMIGRANTS to "David Keeler," Sharon Gless' love interest in CAGNEY AND LACEY. He has appeared opposite Charlton Heston on stage in MAN FOR ALL SEASONS as "King Henry VIII," and as "Lt. Challey" in The Cain Mutiny Court-Martial," as well as "Heavy Eagle," in Heston's film MOUNTAIN MEN. Stephen has had recurring roles on the t.v. series BOSTON PUBLIC, JACK AND JILL and BOOMTOWN and has just completed two HBO experimental films to be projected on the sides of apartment buildings in major cities all over the world. Stephen holds a Ph.D. in Dramatic Literature and Criticism from Indiana University, taught at Smith College and Queens College in New York and has directed theatre and television in Los Angeles. He is the father of the actor, Gabriel Macht, and together with his wife and three other children, as well as five grandchildren and counting, his greatest hobby and future plans are to provide a lot of entertainment for years to come. Through the years, Mr. Macht has participated in and supported various charitable causes, serving as an Honorary Board Member of the Parkinsons Resource Organization and its Master of Ceremonies for the past ten years. He has been spokesman for the Jewish National Fund, and M.C. for Israeli Consulate functions, He is a board member of The Center For Jewish Culture and Creativity in Los Angeles.

Alumni Information
Class: 
1963
Actor