Who is Tracy Letts?
Tracy Letts is an American actor, screenwriter and playwright and he is famously known for his role as John Finlator in the 2016 movie Elvis & Nixon and as George in the 2013 Theatre work Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? And he has also starred in other movies and television series such as The Big Short, The Post and Strong Medication.
Biography and Education
Tracy Letts was born on the 4th of July, 1965 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States and he was born to his mother Billie Letts, a College professor and to his father, Dennis Letts, an actor and he grew up with two brothers, Shawn Letts, a musician and Dana Letts and he was raised in Durant, Oklahoma.
Tracy Letts attended Durant High School and graduated in 1984, he later moved to Dallas, where he worked various odd jobs while also pursuing his acting career, at the age of 20, he relocated to Chicago, where he worked for 11 years at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.
Movies and Career
Tracy Letts has written a number of Theatre works and they include; Killer Joe in 1993, Bug in 1996, Man from Nebraska in 2003, August: Osaga County in 2007, Superior Donuts in 2008, Three Sisters in 2009, The Stretch in 2015, Mary Page Marlowe in 2016, Linda Vista and Minutes in 2017 and many more.
He has also starred in Theatre works such as The Glass Menagerie in 1988, Bang Bang Spontaneous Theatre from 1991 to 1995, Picaso At the Lapin Agile in 1994, Three Days of Rain in 1996, Glengarry Glen Ross in 2001, The Dazzle and Miracle on 34th Street in 2002, Homebody/Kabul in 2003, The Dresser in 2004, Last of the Boys, Orson’s Shadow and The Pain and the Itch in 2005, The Pillowman and The Well-Appointed Room in 2006, Betrayal in 2007, American Buffalo in 2009, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? In 2012, The Realistic Joneses in 2014, All My Sons in 2019 and many more.
He has also starred in movies such as Paramedics in 1988, Straight Talk in 1992, Chicago Cab and U.S. Marshals in 1998, Guinevere in 1999, Cop Show in 2007, The Big Short in 2015, Wiener-Dog, Christine, Elvis & Nixon, Indignation and Imperium in 2016, The Lovers, Lady Bird and The Post in 2017, Ford v. Ferrari in 2019, The Devil All the Time in 2020 and many more.
Letts has also starred in television series and shows such as Home Improvement in 1995, Early Edition from 1996 to 1997, Seinfeld in 1997, The Drew Carey Show in 1998, Judging Amy in 1999, Profiler in 2000, Strong Medicine and The District in 2001, Prison Break in 2006, Homeland from 2013 to 2014, Divorce from 2016 to 2020, Comrade Detective in 2017, The Sinner in 2018 and many more.
Awards and Nominations
Tracy Letts won the best play at the 2008 Tony Awards, she won the leading actor in a play at the 2013 Tony Awards, he won the Pulitzer prize for drama at the Pulitzer Prize Award in 2008, he won the Drama Desk Award for outstanding play in 2008, he was nominated for best adapted screenplay at the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, he was nominated for 2014 Writers Guild Award for best adapted screenplay, he was nominated for best ensemble in a drama series at the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Award, he was nominated for best cast in a motion picture at the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards and over the years, he has won many more awards and nominated for many more.
Tracy Letts is a married man and he is currently married to American actress Carrie Coon and they got married in 2013.
Tracy Letts was born to his father named Dennis Letts and to his mother named Billie Letts and he grew up with two brothers named Shawn Letts and Dana Letts and he has a son named Mike Letts, born in 2018.
Height, Weight and Personal Looks
Tracy Letts stands at a height of 5ft 7inches, he weighs 70kg, he is fair in complexion, has blue eye color and grey hair color.
Letts and his family currently reside in Los Angela, California, United States of America.
Zodiac Sign and Birthday
Letts was born on the 4th of July, 1965, therefore, his zodiac sign is Cancer and he celebrates his birthday on the 4th of July each year.
Social Media Presence
Letts is a bit active on social media, as of recent, he has accumulated over 6,000 Twitter followers and he is also active on a host of other social media networks.
Controversies, rumors and legal issues
Since coming to fame in 1988, Letts hasn’t been involved in any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Tracy Letts is of American nationality and white ethnicity.
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Tracy Letts Net Worth and Salary
Tracy Letts net worth is estimated to be $4 million and he earns over $800,000 as salary annually and his net worth accumulated due to the success in his career as an actor, screenwriter and playwright and for starring in movies such as Lady Bird and The Lovers.
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