Ned Schmidtke

Most recently seen at Portland Center Stage and Syracuse Stage as Lyman Wyeth in their joint production of Other Desert Cities.  Ned’s most recent Antaeus appearances have included You Can’t Take it With You (Grandpa Vanderhoff), The Curse of Oedipus, Macbeth, and Tonight at 8:30. Other recent stage appearances in the area include Loot (Truscott of the Yard) at Ensemble Theatre Company in Santa Barbara; and Groundswell, The Pleasure of his Company, Sea of Tranquility, A Body of Water, Blue/Orange, and Pericles (Ancient Gower) at San Diego’s Old Glob Theatre.  He has worked at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, as well as at the Utah, Illinois, and Stratford (Canada) Shakespeare Festivals. Other regional theatre appearances include The Goodman and Steppenwolf theatres in Chicago, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Arena Stage, Washington D.C., The Huntington Theatre, Boston, and the Long Wharf in New Haven.  He played on Broadway and in the National Tour of Aren’t We All with Rex Harrison and Claudette Colbert and in the National Tour of Six Degrees of Separation (Flan) with Marlo Thomas.  Recent films include The Change Up, Accepted, and Wedding Crashers; and he’s made numerous guest star appearances on television.  Ned’s been a proud member of Actors Equity Association for over forty years and, for much of that time, served as a member of its National Council.