Terry Kinney

Biography: Terry Kinney, the stage, film and television actor, was born on January 29, 1954 in Lincoln, Illinois and attended Illinois State University. While at university, his friend, the aspiring actor Jeff Perry, took Kinney to Chicago to see a production of "Grease" in which his best friend, Gary Sinise, was appearing. The like-minded trio of Sinise, Perry and Kinney opened their own Chicago theatrical troupe, the Steppenwolf Theater, in 1974 in the basement of a church in Highland Park. The company's metamorphosis into one of the country's great regional theatrical companies began in 1976, after Kinney and Perry joined it full-time after graduating from college. The theater has, since 1976, put on a full season of ensemble works.

The founders of Steppenwolf supported the theater and themselves with odd jobs until he company began financially self-supporting in the early 1980s. re-located in the old St. Nicholas Theater, Steppenwolf's productions began to attract a steady
Terry Kinney, the stage, film and television actor, was born on January 29, 1954 in Lincoln, Illinois and attended Illinois State University. While at university, his friend, the aspiring actor Jeff Perry, took Kinney to Chicago to see a production of "Grease" in which his best friend, Gary Sinise, was appearing. The like-minded trio of Sinise, Perry and Kinney opened their own Chicago theatrical troupe, the Steppenwolf Theater, in 1974 in the basement of a church in Highland Park. The company's metamorphosis into one of the country's great regional theatrical companies began in 1976, after Kinney and Perry joined it full-time after graduating from college. The theater has, since 1976, put on a full season of ensemble works.

The founders of Steppenwolf supported the theater and themselves with odd jobs until he company began financially self-supporting in the early 1980s. re-located in the old St. Nicholas Theater, Steppenwolf's productions began to attract a steady audience. Steppenwolf flourished artistically and financially in the '80s, and moved once again to its permanent home at 1650 N. Halsted Street in Chicago.
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Terry Kinney's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 58
Highest Metascore: 78 The House of Mirth
Lowest Metascore: 31 November Criminals
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 18
  2. Negative: 2 out of 18
18 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
38 Mile 22 Aug 17, 2018 Johnny Porter / Principal Cast / Johnny Porter 4.9
31 November Criminals Dec 8, 2017 Principal Karlstadt 5.0
68 Abundant Acreage Available Sep 29, 2017 Jesse / Jesse 9.8
59 I Smile Back Oct 23, 2015 Dr. Page 6.7
55 Promised Land Dec 28, 2012 David Churchill / David Stonehill 6.0
64 The Last Rites of Joe May Nov 4, 2011 Co-Producer tbd
54 Diminished Capacity Jul 4, 2008 Director tbd
55 Turn the River May 9, 2008 Markus / Markus 8.1
47 The Game of Their Lives Apr 22, 2005 Dent McSkimming 7.5
48 The Young Girl and the Monsoon May 4, 2001 Hank / Hank tbd
53 Save the Last Dance Jan 12, 2001 Roy 7.7
78 The House of Mirth Dec 22, 2000 George Dorset 7.8
60 Luminous Motion May 19, 2000 Pedro tbd
49 Sleepers Oct 18, 1996 Ralph Ferguson 8.6
78 Devil in a Blue Dress Sep 29, 1995 Todd Carter 6.2
65 Body Snatchers Jan 14, 1994 Steve Malone tbd
58 The Firm Jun 30, 1993 Lamar Quinn 8.7
76 The Last of the Mohicans Sep 25, 1992 John Cameron 8.3