TY BURRELL (Leonard) most recently starred in Steven Shainberg’s Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, a drama about the life of photographer Diane Arbus. In the film, Burrell plays Allan, the husband of Diane Arbus and stars opposite Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey, Jr. The film premiered at the Telluride and Rome Film Festivals. He was also seen in Finn Taylor’s romantic comedy The Darwin Awards, which premiered at Sundance.
Burrell’s other film credits include Nicole Holofcener’s Friends With Money, opposite Catherine Keener, Frances McDormand and Jennifer Aniston; David Jacobson’s Down in the Valley, opposite Evan Rachel Wood; the Weitz brothers’ In Good Company; Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down; Dawn of the Dead; and Ivan Reitman’s Evolution.
Burrell’s extensive Broadway and off-Broadway credits include starring in the highly acclaimed Signature Theatre off-Broadway production of Burn This, opposite Edward Norton, Catherine Keener and Dallas Roberts; starring as Lord Buckingham in The Public Theater’s production of Richard III, opposite Peter Dinklage and directed by Peter DuBois; and starring in Paul Weitz’s Show People, opposite Debra Monk and Judy Greer, and directed by Peter Askin at Second Stage Theatre.
He most recently starred in the world premiere of Caryl Churchill’s Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?, opposite Stephen Dillane at the Royal Court Theatre in London. James MacDonald directed this play about the dysfunctional relationship between two men; it is scheduled to open in New York in the spring of 2008 at The Public Theater.
On television, Burrell currently stars in the half-hour FOX sitcom Back to You, opposite Kelsey Grammer and Patricia Heaton. He recently starred in the half-hour CBS sitcom Out of Practice, opposite Stockard Channing and Henry Winkler. He resides in New York City with his wife.