The Actor

Daniel Region has been an actor for more than twenty-five years. Mr. Region trained in New York City as an actor under the guidance of John Strasberg, Geraldine Page, Madeline Thornton Sherwood, Shirley Knight and Shelly Winters. He was on Broadway in Torch Song Trilogy, was a founding member of the Pearl Theatre Company, an Off-Broadway Classical theatre company, and appeared in numerous Off-Broadway productions.

Mr. Region has extensive theatre and television credits and has appeared in more than one hundred television commercials and voice-overs. Mr. Region is a thirty-five year, On-Air radio and television broadcast veteran. For seventeen years he was heard as the “Voice” of the Emmy Award winning daytime drama As The World Turns.

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His first film experience was the extraordinary opportunity to work with John Cassavetes, in Gloria. He has a variety films to his credit, and has produced, written and directed two independent short films. He is pictured here with Paul Newman in Nobody's Fool.

In upstate New York, Mr. Region researched, wrote and performed a recreation of the life of Hudson River landscape painter Frederic Church. This one-man show, A Very Fine Eye, A Conversation With Frederic Church, was performed in the Court Hall at Olana. Following this historical bent, in 2002 he created President Andrew Jackson for Lindenwald Historic Site and is considering creating a one man show on Jackson.

As a writer, Mr. Region has written feature length screenplays, plays, two novels, Tess and The Shoe Tattoo, an episodic novel, Tales From Thurmons Corners and is currently at work on a third novel, The Wolves at Your Door.

Inspired by Ernie Pyle, he also writes the From The Road column, now on the Internet on this site. Click here to search the From The Road Archive.

Daniel Region became a Ghent Playhouse Board Member in 1999, and on occasion teaches an Acting, Scene Study Workshop . He has also been seen as Shannon in Tennessee William’s, The Night of The Iguana. November of 2003 brought the fulfillment of a 20 year dream for Mr. Region when he directed one of the ten best plays of the 20th Century, William Saroyan’s Pulitzer Prize winning play The Time of Your Life.

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