Nat Cassidy

Nat Cassidy

Actor, playwright and screenwriter in New York City, New York

About Nat

Nat Cassidy is a screenwriter, horror playwright, actor, director, and musician. He has appeared in television shows such as "The Following" (Fox), "The Affair" (Showtime), "Red Oaks" (Amazon) "High Maintenance" (HBO), "Law & Order: SVU," as well as on stage in numerous productions and workshops both Off- and Off-Off-Broadway. Nat's plays have been nominated for a combined total of 17 New York Innovative Theatre Awards, including 3 times for Outstanding Full-Length Script (which he won in 2009, and in 2011 for Outstanding Solo Performance). His work has been seen throughout the country and has been published by Samuel French, Smith & Kraus, NYTE, Applause Books, and he is a bestselling playwright on the "iTunes for Plays," Indie Theatre Now. In 2012 Nat was commissioned by The Kennedy Center to write the libretto for a world-premiere opera (about the end of the world, natch); and in 2014 his play ANY DAY NOW was chosen to be part of Primary Stages' ESPADrills (The Duke Theatre, directed by Tony-nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel). Academy Award nominated writer Joan Tewksbury (Robert Altman's NASHVILLE, THIEVES LIKE US) said of his work: "Nat Cassidy has a smart, loud voice, pierced with black humor. Acutely aware, he can scare you to death, hurt your heart, but keep you laughing. A fresh new voice who has arrived right on time."

Name: Nat Cassidy

Lives in: New York City, New York

Occupation: Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter, Songwriter and Voice Actor


  • The Moose Head Over the Mantel

    The Moose Head Over the Mantel (2017)
    Film (Drama, Horror and Mystery) Actor The Moose Head Over the Mantel follows several generations of an American family wrought with abuse, dysfunction and violence, from the 1880s through the 1980s. The story centers on Lillian Hoffhienze Bachman and Jay Bachman, a young married couple who have just moved into the Hoffhienze family home with their troubled son, Nicholas. Lillian soon becomes obsessed with learning about her sordid ancestry, terrified that the past might dictate her son's future. The tale unfolds from the perspective of the moose head hanging over the mantel in the Hoffhienze home, both a silent witness of the heinous events that have taken place over the course of one hundred years and the family's inadvertent prisoner. Written by Inappropriate Films

  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2017)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories. Written by John Craig

  • Red Oaks

    Red Oaks (2015)
    Television (Comedy) Actor A coming-of-age comedy set in the "go-go" 80s about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end--and the future begins.

  • Last Girl Left

    Last Girl Left (2015)
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  • The Affair

    The Affair (2015)
    Television (Drama) Actor At once deeply observed and intriguingly elusive, The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher and budding novelist with a wife of twenty years and four children. Alison is a young waitress and wife from Montauk at the end of Long Island, trying to piece her life back together in the wake of a tragedy. The provocative drama unfolds separately from multiple perspectives, using the distinct memory biases of each character to tell the story. Created by Sarah Treem.

  • The Following

    The Following (2015)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor The FBI estimates there are currently over 300 active serial killers in the United States. What would happen if these killers had a way of communicating and connecting with each other? What if they were able to work together and form alliances across the country? What if one brilliant psychotic serial killer was able to bring them all together and activate a following? Written by Jack

  • They Will Outlive Us All

    They Will Outlive Us All (2013)
    Film (Comedy, Horror and Sci-Fi) Actor New York City. 2016. In the years since Hurricane Sandy, the city has been brought to its knees by a series of 'Frankenstorms.' As hurricane season hits yet again, New York braces itself for the oncoming wave of destruction. Roommates Margot and Daniel attempt to survive this 'new' New York by avoiding it at all costs. But with the advent of three strange deaths in their Brooklyn building, the world they've been hiding from is knocking hard on the back door. They soon discover that the salad days of getting drunk and watching horror movies are behind them, because they have a new roommate, and he's got a real bug up his ass. Written by Anonymous

  • High Maintenance

    High Maintenance (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Actor A nameless cannabis delivery guy delivers his much-needed medication to stressed-out New Yorkers.

  • Android Insurrection

    Android Insurrection (2012)
    Film (Action and Sci-Fi) Actor Earth, age XXIII. Elite group of soldiers is sent to a secret government research station in order to destroy the supercomputer, which rebelled against their creators. On site, it is apparent that the machine is much stronger than expected.

  • Total Retribution

    Total Retribution (2011)
    Video (Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor Trapped on a space station orbiting Earth, a small army of human survivors battle the Undead in order to prevent the destruction of the Earth.

  • Battle: New York, Day 2

    Battle: New York, Day 2 (2011)
    Film (Sci-Fi) Actor Laura Sommer's therapy for hearing voices in her head is cut short when New York City is rocked by an alien invasion. Laura is knocked out and awakens to a city in which the population has been enslaved. The only ones who have kept their humanity are those with imbalances in brain chemistry. Laura must fight off the zombies to reach the Alpha but the voices in her head are growing stronger. Written by Anonymous

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