Lucas Caleb Rooney is an actor and teacher from New York City. As an actor, Lucas has been on Broadway in Mike Nicols’ production of THE COUNTRY GIRL and Jack O’Brien’s Tony winning revival of HENRY IV. He is currently playing Gerald in Manhattan Theatre Company’s production of REGRETS. In addition to his many theatre credits, Lucas has appeared in numerous television and film roles, including LAW AND ORDER. He recently finished shooting a role in Rob Reiner’s SUMMER A DOG DAVE’S with Morgan Freeman and starred opposite Amy Pohler and Will Arnett in ON BROADWAY. As a teacher, Lucas apprenticed under Chris Bayes at the Yale School of Drama and teaches Clown and Physical Theatre at Tisch School of the Arts. He has served on the faculty at the Julliard School, NYU Graduate Acting, University of San Diego, University of North Carolina, University of Southern California, University of San Diego, The Actors Center, and The Studio New York.
Lucas is a graduate of The Old Globe Theatre’s Professional Actor Training Program, studied at The Actors Center and É’cole Phillippe Gaulier, and received a BA from Tulane University. He spent his formative years attending Tabor Academy and The Eaglebrook School for boys.