About this actor
Eric Bogosian (born April 24, 1953) is an American actor, playwright, monologist, and novelist. Bogosian, an Armenian American, was born in Woburn, Massachusetts, the son of Edwina, a hairdresser and instructor, and Henry Bogosian, an accountant. After graduating from Oberlin College, Bogosian moved to New York City to pursue a career in theatre. Bogosian has been married since 1980 to theater director Jo Bonney, with whom he has two children. Bogosian's best known work is Talk Radio, in which he starred Off Broadway and in the Oliver Stone film of the same name. In 2006, the play was brought to Broadway, garnering Tony nominations for the play and for Liev Schreiber, who starred. For the original stage version, Bogosian was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize; for the film, he received the Berlin International Film Festival’s prestigious Silver Bear. He has worked at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where at one performance in 1983 at The Circuit venue - a series of three adjoining tents...