Christian Baskous (AEA / SAG -AFTRA) has acted in movies (Glory, Brighton Beach Memoirs); TV (Legwork, Swift Justice, Law and Order); performed On and Off-Broadway, at the Kennedy Center, Circle in the Square, The New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theatre, the NYSF’s Shakespeare on Broadway company at the Belasco Theatre, and at regional theatres including La Jolla Playhouse, Hartford Stage, ART, Yale Rep. He’s appeared off-off Broadway in plays by avant-garde luminaries Jeff Weiss, Mac Wellman, Ron Tavel and others; appeared lately in a revival of Irene Fornes’ “The Danube” presented at The Public Theatre, Princeton University, The O’Neill Center and Trinity Rep.
Christian Baskous’ many audiobooks include titles by Jim Harrison, Devin Murphy, Charles Bukowski, Ben Fountain, Mitch Albom, James Rollins, Jim Fergus, etal., for Harper Audio, Blackstone, BBC Audiobooks America, McMillan, Audible, Penguin Audio and other publishers…. Highlights include the definitive audio versions of some of Charles Bukowski’s full-length works; Richard Ford’s “Between Them”, for Harper Audio, was one of AudioFile Magazine’s “Best Audiobooks of 2017”. Christian Baskous’ work has been nominated for Audie awards and won a number of Headphones Awards. Recent books include the last seven of James Rollins’ Sigma thrillers including his latest collection UNRESTRICTED ACCESS and the novel THE LAST ODYSSEY (from Harper Audio), the Order of the Sanguines series by Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell, four books by the Canadian author Richard Wagamese from Blackstone and a dystopian epic by Brian Hart titled “Trouble No Man”, also from Harper Audio.
Schoolin’: Juilliard (Group 12), a couple of years before that at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts. He is a member of The Actors Studio.
Christian Baskous writes and directs original films, plays and audio voiceplays.