Wallace Shawn

Born to privilege on November 12, 1943 in New York City, Wallace was the son of renowned editor William Shawn of The New Yorker fame. He was educated at both Harvard University, where he studied history, and Magdalen College, Oxford. Wallace initially taught English in India on a Fulbright scholarship, and then English, Latin and drama back in New York. However, a keen interest in writing and acting compelled him to leave his position and pursue a stage career as both playwright and actor.

Known For


Cast Credits

Life in Pieces (2015)
Guest starring as Samuel
The 7D (2014)
Guest starring as Not-So-Magic Mirror
The Night Shift (2014)
Guest starring as Mr. Neville
Mozart in the Jungle (2014)
Guest starring as Winslow (5 episodes)
Toy Story Toons (2011)
Starring as Rex
Adventure Time (2010)
Guest starring as Oracle
  • Episode 5x16: Puhoy (Apr 8, 2013)
The Good Wife (2009)
Guest starring as Charles Lester (3 episodes)
Eureka (2006)
Guest starring as Dr. Warren Hughes (3 episodes)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Professor Roy Batters
Family Guy (1999)
Guest starring as Bertram (3 episodes)
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Guest starring as Arlos
King of the Hill (1997)
Guest starring as Philip Ny
Clueless (1996)
Starring as Mr. Alphonse Hall
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
Guest starring as Grand Nagus Zek (7 episodes)