Ken Cheeseman's roles at the American Repertory Theater include Roderigo in Othello, Cutler Walpole in The Doctor's Dilemma, Zetz in Three Farces and a Funeral, Luigi in We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!, and Gratiano in The Merchant of Venice. He played Trinculo in The Tempest at Shakespeare and Company, Froth in Measure for Measure at New York Shakespeare Festival, Epihodov in The Cherry Orchard at Baltimore's Center Stage, Clitandre in The Misanthrope at Long Wharf Theatre, Dr. Wally in Marvin's Room and Cratchit in A Christmas Carol at Trinity Repertory Company, Silvestre in Andrei Belgrader's Scapin at Yale Repertory Theatre and Classic Stage Company, Truffaldino in Andrei Belgrader's The King Stag at American Conservatory Theatre, and the Fool in King Lear at New Repertory Theatre, among many others. He appeared in the films Next Stop Wonderland, Big Night, The Proposition, Shakespeare's Sister, The Crucible, Malice, Housesitter, and The Matchmaker; and on television he was seen in Spenser for Hire, Common Ground, The Fitzgeralds and Kennedys, and Against the Law, among others.
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