Gene Gillette is an American Stage, Television and Film actor.
He has appeared on Broadway as a member of the Ensemble in the Aaron Sorkin adaptation and Bartlett Sher directed production of To Kill A Mockingbird. While a part of To Kill A Mockingbird he was also a member of the first ever production of a Broadway play to appear at Madison Square Garden.
He has played a Principle Role in two Broadway National Tours. First as Ted Narracott in the Second National Tour of War Horse directed by Sarna Lapine/Marianne Elliott and then as Ed Boone in the First National Tour of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time directed by Benjamin Klein/Marianne Elliott both for The National Theatre of Great Britain
Most recently he portrayed George Pillatt in the American Premiere of the Elizabeth Baker comedy Partnership directed by Jackson Grace Gay at The Mint Theatre on 42nd Street at Theatre Row.
This past summer he played Pee Wee in Tennessee Willams' Orpheus Descending starring Maggie Siff and directed by Erica Schmidt at Theatre for a New Audience.
Internationally he has played Antonin Artaud in Artaud/Van Gogh at the historic Karoulos Koun Art Theatre in Athens, Greece. Artaud/Van Gogh was hailed as one of the "Best Productions of 2022" by Euro News 24/7. He also Co-Developed and starred in Hymn to Liberty which premiered at The Philippi Theatre Festival in Kavala, Greece in August of 2021.
Other theatrical credits include: MacBeth (w/ Frances McDormand, Berkeley Rep ), The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare Theatre Company), Romeo & Juliet, As You Like It (Folger Theatre), A Streetcar Named Desire (TheatreWorks) and others.
He has appeared on multiple television shows, including "The Punisher, "FBI", "The Blacklist", "Quantico," "The Good Wife," "Elementary," "Person of Interest," "Ringer," "Madam Secretary," "Instinct" and "Law & Order: SVU.
Gene received his MFA in Classical Acting from George Washington University and his BFA in Acting from University of Colorado, Boulder.
He currently resides in New York City.