A.C. SMITH was last seen at Court in King Hedley II, for which he won the Jeff Award for Supporting Role. Also at Court: Thurgood (staged reading), Harvey, Gem of the Ocean, Waiting for Godot, The Misanthrope, Tartuffe, Jitney, Invisible Man, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Piano Lesson, and Fences, for which he received a Jeff Award for Lead Actor. A native of Chicago, Smith has performed at Victory Gardens, TimeLine, Writers, Steppenwolf, Goodman, Chicago Theatre for the Performing Arts, Illinois Theatre Centre, Second City, and Chicago Shakespeare. Regional credits: Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, Portland Stage, Geva Theatre, Milwaukee Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and Saint Louis Black Repertory Company, where he has been a company member for 18 years (nine-time Woodie King, Jr. Award-winner). In addition, A.C. has done film, television, radio, commercials, and voice-overs, and he has appeared in Ebony and Jet magazines. He is represented by Paonessa Talent Agency.
Bio as of 4/2022