Paul Linke

Paul Linke: A professional actor for almost forty years, he is best know as Artie Grossman on the NBC-TV series CHiPs. Mr. Linke’s motion picture credits include Motel Hell, Parenthood, and K-PAX. An MFA graduate of the University of Southern California, Mr. Linke co-founded the Garden Theatre Festival (LADCC Award) and was a member of the Company Theatre. He was the founder and original artistic director of the Powerhouse Theatre in Santa Monica where he created his celebrated solo play TIME FLIES WHEN YOU’RE ALIVE, which was later filmed as an HBO Showcase special and nominated for a Cable Ace Award. Mr. Linke continued his autobiographical solo work with LIFE AFTER TIME, which premiered at the Pasadena Playhouse. Mr. Charles Nelson Reilly directed the third installment of Mr. Linke’s “Time Trilogy” FATHER TIME, at the Pacific Resident Theatre.. Paul was honored to direct NOBODY DON’T LIKE YOGI starring Ben Gazzara, at the Bay Street Theatre, Syracuse Stage, and Off-Broadway at the Lamb’s Theatre on 44th Street. Mr. Linke has developed and staged many other solo plays including CATERPILLAR SOUP, CAPTURE NOW, THE LAW OF RETURN (w/ Shelly Berman), SWING’N WILD, IT AIN’T NOTHIN NICE, WILDE AND WONDERFUL (Two Ovation Nominations), Mr. Linke was co-author and director of SAVE IT FOR THE STAGE – The Life of Reilly starring comic legend Charles Nelson Reilly, in NYC at the Irish Rep, where it was nominated for a Drama Desk and Outer Critic’s Circle Award. A published author, Mr. Linke lives in Los Angeles with his wife, actress Christine Healy, and their four children Jasper, Ryan, Rose, Lily

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