Austin Pendleton most recently guest stared in a Pilot episode for the new television series Start Up (directed by Zach Braff). He was in Ibsen’s Rosmersholm at the Pearl Theatre in New York. Among his other New York acting credits are Choir Boys at the Manhattan Theatre Club, Mother Courage (with Meryl Streep) in Central Park, Romeo and Juliet (with Lauren Ambrose) also in Central Park, Cormac McCarthy’s The Sunset Limited (a Steppenwolf production from Chicago) at 59 E. 59th, Romulus Linney’s new play Love Drunk (at the Abingdon Theatre, 2009) and Charles Mee’s Limonade Tous Les Jours, this past spring (2010) at the Cell. He can also be seen in Oliver Stone’s film, Wall Street 2: The Money Never Sleeps, and Josh Klausner’s Enchanted Forest. He appeared in Difficult People on Hulu. Mr. Pendleton is also a director. His directing credits include (but are not limited to): Detroit, a new play by Lisa D’Amour, at Steppenwolf (2010), Uncle Vanya at CSC (2009), Vieux Carre at the Pearl (2009) and Fifty Words, by Michael Weller, with Elizabeth Marvel and Norbert Leo Butz, at Manhattan Class Company (2008). He will soon direct Three Sisters at CSC, with Maggie Gylenhall, Peter Sarsgaard, Josh Hamilton and Jessica Hecht, among others. As a playwright (Orson’s Shadow, Uncle Bob, Booth) he will be represented this spring at Lincoln Center by the book for the new musical A Minister’s Wife, adapted from Shaw’s Candida, with music by Josh Schmidt, which won the Jefferson Award for Best New Musical after its production at the Writers’ Theatre in Chicago.