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 2013 Six by Sondheim (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Suite for Solo Cello No. 1 in G Major, BWW 1007: I. Prélude")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- President Barack Obama/Yo-Yo Ma & Friends (2011) ... (performer: "Here and Heaven")
  The National Parks: America's Best Idea (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- The Morning of Creation: 1946-1980 (2009) ... (performer: "Etienne et Petunia") / (writer: "Etienne et Petunia")
 2009 Get Low (performer: "Monkey Bay" (1993)) / (writer: "Monkey Bay" (1993))
  The War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- The Ghost Front: December 1944 - March 1945 (2007) ... (performer: "In the Nick of Time") / (writer: "In the Nick of Time")
 2006 One Symphony Place: A World Premiere Live from Music City (TV Special) (performer: "Triple Concerto for Banjo, Double Bass and Tabla" (World Premiere)) / (writer: "Triple Concerto for Banjo, Double Bass and Tabla" (World Premiere))
 2006 Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland (Documentary) (performer: "Uncommon Ritual") / (writer: "Uncommon Ritual")
 2003 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Razing Appalachia (2003) ... (performer: "Old Country Fairy Tale", "Butterfly's Day Out", "Appalachia Waltz")
 2002 Alias (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Counteragent (2002) ... (performer: "Slumber My Darling" - uncredited)
 2000 Jackass (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Poo Cocktail (2000) ... (performer: "Mississippi Mud" - uncredited)
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He acted in the play, "The Life," at the Body Politic Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, with Elizabeth Kelly, Jeffrey Steele, directed by Tom Mula.

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He was nominated for a 1985 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for "The Life" a the Body Politic Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

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