Profiles

Jon Korkes

Scene Study

Mr. Korkes has worked with an extraordinary collection of writers and directors, among them: Jules Feiffer, Alan Arkin, Mike Nichols, Austin Pendleton, Buck Henry, Billy Wilder, Herb Gardner, Mark Rydell, David Rabe, David Milch, and Tom Fontana. He began his career Off-Broadway in Feiffer’s Little Murders directed by Mr. Arkin, who directed him in the movie version a year later. In 1971, Walter Kerr cited him as one of the most promising actors of the Broadway season for credits include: Conversations With My Father and The Penny Wars. Off-Broadway credits include: The Carpenters, A Family Man, Goose and Tomtom, and Jazz Poets at the Grotto. Regional: Exact Change and Rum and Coke (Yale Rep), Not Quite Jerusalem (Longwharf), and Our Country’s Good (East Carolina). Film credits: Catch 22, Cinderella Liberty, The Front Page, Between the Lines, The Day of the Dolphin, Riding in Cars With Boys. TV: “Oz”, “The Jury”, “Law and Order”, “Big Apple”, “The Beat”, “Homicide”, “Larry Sanders”, “The Storyteller”, and “The Word”. Training: the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Joan Darling, Peggy Feurie, and Jack Poggi.