Jan. 12th, 1987
New York City, New York, USA
Will Rothhaar's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - Battle: Los Angeles
2007 - King of California
2006 - Love is the Drug
2005 - Must Love Dogs
2002 - Now You Know
2001 - Hearts in Atlantis
1998 - Jack Frost
1996 - Kingpin
Guest TV Roles
School Boy #2
Will Rothhaar was born in New York City on January 12, 1987. He made his stage debut in 1991...at the age of 4...as Sonny in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, at Pennsylvania's Allenberry Playhouse. Since then, his career has grown to include extensive work in film, television, theatre and commercials.
In 1999, he received the Hollywood Reporter Young Star Award (Theatre) for his portrayal of John in David Mamet's The Cryptogram at the Geffen Playhouse. His feature film work includes Hearts in Atlantis (2001), Kart Racer (2003), Jack Frost (1998), Now You Know (2002), American Strays (1996) and Kingpin (1996).
He was a regular on the CBS series Listen Up, playing Jason Alexander's son, Mickey Kleinman. Additionally, he has appeared on television in Black And Blue, American Daughter, the live broadcasts of Fail-Safe and On Golden Pond, Journey Of The Heart, "JAG" (1995) (recurring as Josh Pendry), ER, Judging Amy, Family Law, Mad About You, Buffy, The Vampire Slayer, Everything's Relative, Dr. Quinn, Hang Time, Pacific Blue, Innocent Victims (Mini-series), In The Line Of Duty: Kidnapped and Letter To My Killer,
In addition to The Cryptogram and Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, his stage work includes: Waiting For Godot at the Matrix Theatre, as well as Of Mice And en, Ardèle, The Visit, A Christmas Carol, Macbeth'.... 'According To The Fifth Grade and...'A Midsummer Night's Dream...Or The Night They Missed The Forest For The Trees, all at Pacific Resident Theatre.
His national commercials include: Snap.Com (an Emmy-winning spot), J.C. Penney, Sprint, Leapfrog Learning Software, Honda, Lee Jeans, Microsoft, Kodak, At&T, Fruit Of The Loom, Bugle Boy and Service Merchandise.
In the course of his career, he has worked with such distinguished actors as Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Plummer, Julie Andrews, Jason Alexander, George Clooney, Richard Dreyfus, Randy Quaid, Helen Hunt, Cybil Shephard, Christine Lahti, Tom Skerrit, Anthony Lapaglia, Mary Stuart Masterson, Eric Roberts, Paul Reiser, Sela Ward, David Dukes, Orson Bean, David James Elliot, Dabney Coleman, Anthony Andrews, Ed Begley Jr., Tony Danza and Tyne Daly.....as well as with such noted directors as Scott Hicks, Stephen Frears, Spike Jonze, Peter & Bob Farrelly, Gil Cates, and Martha Coolidge.
Will is the son of actor-director Michael Rothhaar and actress-playwright Nancy Linehan Charles. His brother, Charles F. Linehan is an Assistant District Attorney for the Borough of Manhattan, New York City.
- Stepbrother of 'Charles Linehan' (qv).
- Attended the prestigious Hamilton Academy of Music in Los Angeles, along with such actors as 'Emile Hirsch' (qv), 'Kyla Pratt (I)' (qv), 'Shia LaBeouf' (qv), 'Kaitlin Doubleday' (qv), Zoma Crum, 'Cherish Lee' (qv).
- Son of 'Michael Rothhaar' (qv) and 'Nancy Linehan Charles' (qv).
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