Will Sahlein

Will Sahlein

339-203-3066

SAG, AFTRA, AEA.
Ht: 5’5″ Wt: 135 lbs. Hair: Gray. Eyes: Hazel

STAGED READINGS
2013-2015: 3 staged reading in Sarasota, Florida, one a year, all before audiences of 300.
1) Love Letters (2 actors for the entire play); 2) Arms and the Man, 3) The Pirates of
Penzance. In earlier years, mostly in Manhattan: at Harold Clurman Theatre; Maxwell
Anderson Theatre; Women-in-theatre; Actors Outlet; Theatre Guinevieve; I’ve done half a
dozen readings for Playwrights Horizons.

TELEVISION
2 films on Saturday Night Live, both as a husband. A central principal in The Horrible Secret
as a rural store owner on NBC, and two films on WGBH: The Great American 4th of July,
and Christmas Heritage. Under 5′s on Another World, Guiding Light, and Ryan’s Hope.

FILM
Harvard professor in A Small Circle of Friends for United Artists, the head of a Parole Board in
The Dozens for Calliope Films and the central principal and for several the sole actor in a half
dozen independent films.

INDUSTRIAL FILMS
A half dozen films including one as the sole actor as a menschy editor in a promotionfilm for
Houghton-Mifflin which won 6 1986 CINDY special achievement awards, including casting and
was a finalist film nalist in the 1986 NY International Film & TV Festival.

COMMERCIALS AND PRINT
Principal roles in a dozen commercials for major Fortune 500 corporations. Was the Central principal – Best corporate commercial of 1982 (GE night baseball). Over a dozen print jobs for major NYC ad agencies. Was one of the Xerox monks.

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