Acting professionally for over 35 years, Marilyn McIntyre has played leading roles on and Off-Broadway and with several major regional theatre companies, as well as on television and film. She has garnered a number of awards for her theatre work in Los Angeles including 2 LA Drama Critics Circle Awards, a Theatre LA Ovation Award and 2 more nominations, 3 Back Stage West Garlands Awards, 2 Drama-Logue Awards, an LA Weekly Award and 2 more nominations and a VTL Artistic Director Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role for her performance of ‘Linda Loman’ opposite Eddie Jones. Ms. McIntyre works extensively in television and film, including a series regular on the Fox primetime serial drama, Watch Over Me. She has guest starred on series such as GH: Night Shift (recurring guest star), Cold Case, Judging Amy, LA Dragnet, X-Files, Diagnosis Murder, Profiler,
Chicago Hope (Emmy Nomination), Nothing Sacred, Dark Skies, Matlock, LA Law (recurring), et al; Movies-of-the-Week and mini-series; as well as four daytime dramas including Days Of Our Lives and One Live to Live. Her film credits include a leading role in Heaven’s Rain opposite Mike Vogel (Blue Valentine, Out of Her League), On Holiday opposite Harry Dean Stanton, First Daughter directed by Forest Whitaker, The Ring II, What’s Bugging Seth opposite Ross Thomas, The Divided, Statistics, Façade, Breaking Dawn, Seven Girlfriends starring Tim Daly, Very Bad Things, written and directed by Peter Berg. Marilyn can also be seen in the cult favorite live-action short, George Lucas In Love, and most recently, and played a lead role in the USC grad film, Into the Unknown which continues to be a festival favorite.
On Broadway, Ms. McIntyre has had leading roles in Scenes and Revelations, directed by Sheldon Epps, and Gemini by Albert Innaurato; Off Broadway with the New York Shakespeare Festival, Primary Stages and the Roundabout; and regionally with Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., Houston's Alley Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, Missouri Rep, Utah Shakespearean Festival, and California's own South Coast Repertory and Mark Taper Forum. As a member of LA's Matrix Theatre Company she has appeared in the award winning productions of Wendy MacLeod's The Water Children; Dangerous Corner, directed by Andrew J. Robinson (Garlands Award, Ensemble); and Caryl Churchill’s Mad Forest (LADCC Award, Ensemble). As a Founding Member of LA's Interact Theatre Company Marilyn acted in several productions including Death of a Salesman, playing ‘Linda Loman’ Jones (ADA Award and LA Weekly nomination) opposite Eddie Jones, A Little Night Music, playing ‘Desiree’ (Maddie Award) opposite John Rubinstein, The Cherry Orchard (LA Weekly nomination for Supporting Actress & LADCC Award for Outstanding Production), Richard Dresser’s Bait & Switch and Bed & Breakfast, Terri Wagener’s Marathons (Drama-Logue Award for Best Actress) and Elmer Rice's classic, Counsellor-At-Law, for which she received the LADCC, Ovation, and Drama-Logue Awards for her performance opposite John Rubinstein. She also received an Ovation Award nomination for her performance as ‘Tess’ in VS. Theatre Company’s inaugural production, Keith Bunin’s The Credeaux Canvas.
Besides teaching at The Howard Fine Acting Studio, Ms. McIntyre also teaches at the Ted Brunetti Studio, Cal State Northridge (Part Time Faculty) and is on the SAG Hollywood Conservatory Committee where she coordinates and teaches various classes and workshops at the American Film Institute. She is also the Head of the Acting Program for “Elon in LA: ‘Climbing the LAdder’”, an intensive 9 week program with filmmakers, actors and marketing/PR students sponsored by the Communications Program at Elon University in North Carolina. Her other teaching positions have included the Old Globe / University of San Diego MFA Graduate Actor Training Program (Instructor, filling in for the Chair of the program), USC School of Theatre (Artist-in-Residence and Adjunct Faculty), and the Theatre Academy at Los Angeles City College (Part Time faculty). She has also been a Guest Instructor with graduate acting program at the University of Texas-Austin, the South Carolina Governors School for the Arts, University of Wyoming-Laramie, and University of North Carolina School of the Arts, among others. Most recently, Marilyn participated in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in both Region 7 and Region 8 as a featured workshop presenter and judge for the Irene Ryan Acting Awards, along with Directing and Musical Theatre.
Ms. McIntyre received her BFA from the (University of) North Carolina School of the Arts and her MFA from Penn State University. In New York she studied with Michael Shurtleff, with Stephen Stimpell at HB Studio, and was a member of the NATAS (National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences) Actors Workshop. She has studied the disciplines of Suzuki physical training and Viewpoints in Los Angeles with Burning Wheel and with renowned director, Anne Bogart and members of the SITI Company. Marilyn has also studied with Uta Hagen (Master Classes in Los Angeles) and is proud to be featured in the documentary/teaching video, “Uta Hagen’s Acting Class” (Part 2), doing “Object Exercise #10 – Historical Imagination”, playing ‘Charlotta’ from The Cherry Orchard.
Ms. McIntyre is available for coaching for personalization, audition/interview prep, or on the job whether it’s on-camera or on-stage. Preparation gives you freedom to bring your authentic self to your work. Contact her directly at 818-601-1463 (cell) or email@example.com or through the Howard Fine Acting Studio or the Ted Brunetti Studio.