Geoffrey graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College with a degree in theater. He attended the National Theater Institute (Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Conn), and continued his training at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, in London, England.
Film credits include the Coen Brothers' Hail, Ceasar!, MIB3, Bird People, Thanks for Sharing, The Longest Week, Man on a Ledge, Fair Game, Michael Mann's Public Enemies, When in Rome, The Notorious Betty Page, One Last Thing, the short film 411 with F. Murray Abraham, and the title role of Karl Manhair in the short Karl Manhair, Postal Inpsector. On TV he plays Ellison in the Marvel series Daredevil on Netflix, Bobby Fletcher in TNT's Civil, and Christian, the Grief Counselor, in AMC's Feed the Beast. He has also been seen on Madam Secretary, House of Cards, Elementary, The Blacklist, Forever, Believe, The Americans, The Following, Deception, Zero Hour, Person of Interest, Pan Am, Damages, Smash, The Big C, Sopranos, Bored to Death, all of the Law & Order's, Mercy, Brotherhood, Life on Mars, Ed, Third Watch, The $treet, Queens' Supreme, All My Children, Guiding Light, and Spike TV's The Kill Point.
Stage work Includes Side Man (Broadway), Warren Leight's Sec 310, Row D, Seats 5&6, Dinner With Friends, Julie Taymor's Titus Andronicus, Saturday Sunday Monday, Denial (Long Wharf), Death of a Salesman (with Judd Hirsh), Talley's Folly, Romeo and Juliet (Acting Company), and Lone Star (London and Edinburgh). Geoffrey has been featured in over 200 television and radio commercials, including two award-winning campaigns: Let It Out (Kleenex--the Good Listener), and Fair Enough (part of the Truth campaign).
Geoffrey began directing in college, and in London, he developed the play-reading series Readings at One at the Duke of York's Theater in the West End. There he directed the London premier reading of Allan Knee's The Man Who was Peter Pan, upon which the film Finding Neverland was based. Other directing credits include Sweet Texas Reckoning, Stripped (which he co-wrote), James Mclure's 1959 Pink Thunderbird (Lone Star and Laundry and Bourbon, For Our Daughters (Illuminart) in Staten Island, Prey (NYfringe 2010), My Secret Public Seder (an Original Piece, written for and with members of the Bergen County JCCY), Winterglass (an original piece), and Cowboys II, by Sam Shepard.
As a coach and teacher, he has worked all over the country with actors whose credits include all the major TV shows in New York, film and Broadawy. His students have also been accepted to some of the best theater programs in the country, including Ithaca, Fordham, Emerson, Michigan, Mason Gross, and UCSD.
Geoffrey is also the Chief Creative consultant for Rethink The Conversation, a nonprofit public awareness group focused on issues of serious concern that have been tinged by stigma, misinformation, lack of attention, or indifference, bringing them to the fore of social consciousness and activism.
Name: Geoffrey Cantor
Known for: Hail, Caesar!