Dr. Frederick Chilton - The Silence
of the Lambs - Red Dragon
Aassistant Principal Scott Guber - Boston Public
Philip Anthony Mair Heald, known professionally
is a Jewish American actor
known for portraying Hannibal Lecter's jail nemesis, Dr. Frederick
Chilton in The Silence of the Lambs and Red Dragon, and for playing
assistant principal Scott Guber in David E. Kelley's Boston Public.
Anthony Heald also had a recurring role as Judge Cooper on Kelley's
The Practice and Boston Legal. Anthony Heald was born August 25,
Anthony Heald was born in New Rochelle, New York, the son of an
editor. Anthony Heald attended Michigan State University, from
which Anthony Heald graduated in 1971. Anthony Heald lives in
Ashland, Oregon, where Anthony Heald regularly performs in
productions of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and lives with
Anthony Heald's wife Robin and daughter, Zoe. During the 2010
season, Anthony Heald, who is
Jewish (having converted to
Judaism), played Shylock in Shakespeare's The Merchant of
Anthony Heald has worked extensively on Broadway and has been twice
nominated for the Tony Award for Anthony Heald's work in Anything
Goes (1988) and Terrence McNally's Love! Valour! Compassion! (1995).
Anthony Heald also appeared in McNally's The Lisbon Traviata (1989)
with Nathan Lane, Deep Rising (1998) and Lips Together, Teeth Apart
(1991) with Lane, Christine Baranski, and Swoosie Kurtz. In addition
to Anthony Heald's work on stage, screen and film, Anthony Heald has
recorded over 60 audio books/books on tape, including works as
varied as Where the Red Fern Grows, New York Times bestsellers such
as The Pelican Brief, Jurassic Park and Midnight in the Garden of
Good and Evil, several works by science fiction writer Philip K.
Dick, as well as a sizable number of titles in the Star Wars audio
book library. Anthony Heald also had brief appearances in the second
season of Miami Vice ("The Prodigal Son"), the 2006 film X-Men: The
Last Stand, and the Cheers final episode, "One for the Road".
Anthony Heald later appeared in the Cheers spin-off Frasier as the
outgoing "Corkmaster" of Frasier and Niles' wine club.
Anthony Heald also appeared in Unaccompanied Minors as a distressed,
Christmas-hating airport employee.