Jimmy Kieffer

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Jimmy is a talented actor who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every project he works on. With an MFA in Acting from the Professional Actor Training Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jimmy has studied under some of the industry's most renowned teachers, including Ray Dooley, Scott Ripley, and Joan Darling. He also boasts extensive training in voice and movement, having worked with Bonnie Raphael, Jeffrey Blair Cornell, and Craig Turner.

In addition to his impressive training, Jimmy has honed his craft through various workshops and programs, including the Upright Citizen's Brigade in Los Angeles for improv, Kalmenson & Kalmenson and Tish Hicks for voice-over work, and Bill Thomas for singing. He has also studied scene study with Kathryn Markey, monologue technique with Jack Poggi, and film and television with Bob Krakower in New York.

With a diverse skill set and an unwavering passion for acting, Jimmy is an excellent partner for any project, bringing his expertise and unique perspective to every performance.

Jimmy Kieffer is an accomplished theatrical actor based in New York and a proud member of SAG-AFTRA/AEA. He has graced stages all across the country, earning critical acclaim for his performances in a variety of productions.

In New York, Jimmy played Alf in "Peter and the Starcatcher" at New World Stages under the direction of Roger Rees and Alex Timbers. He also appeared as Charles Dickens and other characters in "A Christmas Carol" at Canal Park Playhouse, directed by David F. Chapman, and as Argante in "Scapin" at Theatre Row under the direction of Scott Ripley.

Jimmy has also appeared in numerous regional productions, including "It’s A Wonderful Life" at the Alabama Shakespeare Fest. (directed by Kate Bergstrom), "12th Night" at KC Rep (directed by Nelson T. Eusebio III), "A Wicked Soul in Cherry Hill" at the Geffen Playhouse (directed by Mike Donahue), and "The 39 Steps" at St Louis Rep (directed by Kate Bergstrom). Other notable regional performances include Puck in "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" at Oregon Shakespeare Fest. (directed by Joseph Haj), Maurice in "Ever After" at Alliance Theatre (directed by Susan Booth), and Ben Davis in "Nick’s Flamingo Grill" at Alliance Theatre (directed by Tinashe Kajese-Bolden).

Throughout his career, Jimmy has also displayed his versatility in roles such as Ragotski/Baron/Don Issachar in "Candide" and Squash in "Victor/Victoria". He has been praised for his comedic timing, earning raves for his portrayal of Pseudolus in "A Funny Thing… Forum" at Pittsburgh Public Theater (directed by Ted Pappas).

Jimmy's talent extends beyond the stage and into film and television, where he has appeared in projects such as "Ocean’s Eight" and "Criminal Minds". He also holds a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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2020 [IMDB]
A Shot Through the Wall
2017 [IMDB]
Coffin 2
2015 [IMDB]
2015 [IMDB]
Ricki and the Flash
2007 [IMDB]
Criminal Minds
1999 [IMDB]
A Place Apart
1995 [IMDB]
A Reason to Believe