Stephen Caffrey (actor)

Not to be mistaken with Stephen Caffrey, an Irish footballer.

Stephen Edwin Caffrey (born September 27, 1959, Cleveland, Ohio) is an American television, film and stage actor. He is the fifth of seven children born to an Irish-American family in Cleveland.

Stephen Caffrey
Born (1959-09-27) September 27, 1959 (age 60)
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
OccupationFilm, television, & theatre actor

At the age of 17, he and his family permanently settled in Chicago, Illinois. Pursuing acting after graduation, he and a close knit group of acting friends founded the Immediate Theatre in Chicago.


Film & televisionEdit

He has appeared on such TV series as Tour of Duty, CSI: Miami, Columbo, Touched by an Angel, Judging Amy, Providence, Profiler, The Practice, Seinfeld, Chicago Hope, Murder, She Wrote, Columbo, Diagnosis Murder.

His longest stints, for which he is best known, are as Lt. Myron Goldman on CBS's Vietnam War drama series, Tour of Duty, co-starring with Terence Knox, Kim Delaney, Tony Becker, and Miguel A. Núñez Jr. He also starred as Andrew Preston Cortlandt on ABC's All My Children.

He appeared in such films as the AIDS drama Longtime Companion (1990), The Babe (1992; starring John Goodman), Buried Alive II (1997; starring Ally Sheedy) and Blowback (2000; with Mario Van Peebles).


Caffrey has performed regularly at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, California. In 1997, he performed in Leslie Ayvazian's Singer's Boy, directed by Carey Perloff.[1][2] In 2003, Caffrey replaced Canadian actor, Geordie Johnson, as Torvald Helmer in a production of A Doll's House due to visa issues as a result of the War on terror.[3] In 2004, he was in a production of The Real Thing.[4] In 2005, he was Anthony Voysey in David Mamet's adaptation of The Voysey Inheritance.[5]


  1. ^ Willis, John; Lynch, Tom (2000-03-01). Theatre World 1996-1997. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 978-1-55783-343-3.
  2. ^ Harvey, Dennis; Harvey, Dennis (1997-06-29). "Singer's Boy". Variety. Retrieved 2019-12-20.
  3. ^ Hernandez, Ernio (December 15, 2003). "Canadian Actor Denied Visa to Appear in A Doll's House in San Francisco". Playbill. Retrieved 2019-12-20.
  4. ^ "Emotion — 'The Real Thing' — surfaces in ACT play". East Bay Times. 2004-10-29. Retrieved 2019-12-20.
  5. ^ Harvey, Dennis; Harvey, Dennis (2005-03-31). "The Voysey Inheritance". Variety. Retrieved 2019-12-20.

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