Born: February 13, 1948
Died: October 16, 2018
Fredric Stone was an actor, director, teacher, and co-founder of The Shakespeare Project of Chicago. A native of New York City, Fred earned his BA in Theatre from University of Wisconsin-Madison and his Master’s Certificate from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Rochester, Michigan.
Some of Fred’s acting credits include Trojan Women (Goodman), Love's Labor's Lost, The Tempest, Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, The Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, Henry V (Chicago Shakespeare), Fires in the Mirror (Northlight Theatre), Beau Jest (Victory Gardens Theater), Isn't It Romantic (Ivanhoe), as well as productions at Court Theatre, Drury Lane Evergreen Park, and Illinois Theatre Center. Broadway and off-Broadway credits include All Over Town and Awake and Sing. Tours include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum with Zero Mostel. Regional credits include New American Theatre, BoarsHead Theatre, Madison Repertory, and First Stage Milwaukee. Film and television credits include Thief, The Untouchables, Crime Story and Missing Persons. He created and performs a one person Shakespeare show, Will and Testament (a life and death comedy), and taught Shakespeare performance classes at Victory Gardens Theater.