"Charles Willey projects a sweaty, nerdy vulnerability as the Censor."

-Francine Russo, Village Voice

Beyond his ability to portray sweaty, nerdy vulnerability, Chuck has been praised by critics and audiences alike for the complex and authentic characters he brings to the stage. A member of 29th St Rep for the last fifteen years, he started his career in regional theater and has been acting in New York City since 1985. His most recent acclaim has come from the role he created in the American premiere of Anthony Neilson's shocking play, THE CENSOR. During his tenure with 29th St. Rep he has appeared in a dozen plays, including the US Premieres of SOUTH OF NO NORTH, BOBBY SUPREME and LION IN THE STREETS as well as revivals of BLUE WINDOW and BATTERY. He received an OOBR award for his work in NIGHT OF NAVE and has had the coveted experience of working with acclaimed director Hal Hartley.

Chuck acquired a BFA in acting from Syracuse University and went on to study with William Esper, Barbara Marchant, Hal Holden and Dorothy Dorf in New York. He loves his life and lives in Manhattan with his beautiful wife, daughter and son.

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