Fred Zimmerman


Successful in television, film, musical, and theater, the Chicago-based singer-actor has starred in numerous national tours of Broadway productions, among them Ragtime, Bounce, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Strike Up the Band, Call Me Madam, and Show Boat. Zimmerman’s film and television credits include Chicago Fire, Lowering the Bar, Dustclouds, and Fred Claus. Among his numerous roles with companies in the Chicagoland area are the Salesman/The Rose Tattoo (Goodman Theatre), Dorante/The Gamester and Bill Humphries/84 Charing Cross Road (both at Northlight Theatre), J.B. Biggley/How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Porchlight Music Theatre), Herr Rohna/Grand Hotel, Coach Van Buren/Damn Yankees, and Samuel/Pirates of Penzance (all at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire). Zimmerman has recently been seen as Deputy Dandin/La Cage aux Folles at the Marriott Theatre and Big Davy/Billy Elliot (Jeff-nominated production) at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook. As a popular entertainer, the actor appears as “Fred Zimmerman - The Chicago Mentalist.”

Lyric Opera debut: Pritschitsch/ The Merry Widow (2015|16)

Last updated: November 14, 2015