New Amsterdam Cast Bio Stephen McKinley Henderson

Stephen Henderson New Amsterdam

Photo: Julie Dennis-Brothers/FOX © 2007 Fox Broadcasting Co.

Stephen McKinley Henderson has worked throughout the United States, on- and off-Broadway, and in television and film. Among his many honors are the NAACP Theatre Award for Outstanding Dramatic Performance by a Male, the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award and an Obie Award.
Henderson made his first Broadway appearance as “Stool Pigeon” in August Wilson’s “King Hedley II” during the 2001 season. He also played “Slow Drag” in the Broadway revival of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” with Charles S. Dutton and Whoopi Goldberg; “Van Helsing” in “Dracula, the Musical” on Broadway; and “Pontius Pilate” in the LAByrinth production of “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot,” directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, off-Broadway at the Public Theater. Henderson worked for filmmaker Jim McKay as “Arthur” in “Everyday People.”

Henderson lives in Buffalo, NY.