Hamilton Mitchell

Hamilton Mitchell
Hamilton Mitchell

Hamilton Mitchell is a Phoenix native and an Arizona State University graduate who worked in local theater before moving to Los Angeles. He is best known for his portrayal of Ladmo, a popular Valley TV star, in The Wallace and Ladmo Show (2000).

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Hamilton Mitchell.
Hamilton Mitchell.

GET TO KNOW THE MAN

Known here for his stage performances and in Hollywood for the the classic comedy, Caddyshack, Hamilton is also Vice Principal Crubbs on the Nickelodeon series, Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide. Hamilton’s film and TV credits include a new HBO series TBA, Alias, The West Wing, House, Saturday Night Live, ER, The O.C., Nip/Tuck, Joan of Arcadia, The Jamie Foxx Show and many others.
Hamilton Mitchell, Cole Sprouse and Gilland Jones in The Suite Life on Deck
Hamilton Mitchell, Cole Sprouse and Gilland Jones in The Suite Life on Deck
Hamilton Mitchell in the 1986 cult  film, "Slumber Party Massacre II."
Hamilton Mitchell in the 1986 cult film, “Slumber Party Massacre II.”
His background ranges from stand-up comedy and improv at The Comedy Store and Second City, to regular appearances at Shakespeare festivals and other Equity Theater.
Mitchell trained with Stella Adler, Michael Shurtleff, The American Conservatory Theater and Cambridge University in England.  Graduating with honors, Hamilton was also Valedictorian, Commencement Speaker, and currently authors a national line of bestsellers for Barnes & Noble.
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  • THE ARTICLE IN SCOTTSDALE LIFE
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  • HAMILTON EARNS HIS SPURS
Hamilton in the 2014 movie, "Convergence."
Hamilton in the 2014 movie, “Convergence.”

 

  • SHAKESPEARE SEDONA FOR SOUTHWEST SHAKESPEARE
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  • YOU KNOW YOU’VE MADE IT WHEN YOU HAVE YOUR OWN CALENDAR

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  • THE VIDEO, PULLED OVER

  • NOTABLE STAGE AND SCREEN APPEARANCES

Barry Goldwater, Mr. Conservative. Written by Ben Tyler. Directed by David Barker. Stage Manager: Annalisa Stahler. Cast: Hamilton Mitchell as Sen. Barry Goldwater.

Hamilton Mitchell, Goldwater

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The Wallace and Ladmo Show. Desert Foothills Theater, later revived at the Herberger Theater Center.

Hamilton Mitchell is Ladmo, Wes Marin is Wallace and Bob Sorenson is Gerald in Ben Tyler's "The Wallace and Ladmo Show" (2000) at Desert Foothills Theatre. (Photo Credit Unknown)
Hamilton Mitchell is Ladmo, Wes Marin is Wallace and Bob Sorenson is Gerald in Ben Tyler’s “The Wallace and Ladmo Show” (2000) at Desert Foothills Theatre. (Photo Credit Unknown)
Bob Sorenson, Wes Martin, Cathy Dresbach and Hamilton Mitchell in "The Wallace & Ladmo Show" at Desert Foothills Theatre (Photo Credit Unknown)
Bob Sorenson, Wes Martin, Cathy Dresbach and Hamilton Mitchell in “The Wallace & Ladmo Show” at Desert Foothills Theatre (Photo Credit Unknown)
Wes Martin, Hamilton Mitchell and Bob Sorenson backstage with Alice Cooper. (Photo credit unknown)
Wes Martin, Hamilton Mitchell and Bob Sorenson backstage with Alice Cooper. (Photo credit unknown)

Twelfth Night, Southwest Shakespeare Company

Sun Mee Chomet, Cindy Gold, Ted Barton and Hamilton Mitchell in "Twelfth Night." (Photo by Jim Snyder)
Sun Mee Chomet, Cindy Gold, Ted Barton and Hamilton Mitchell in “Twelfth Night.” (Photo by Jim Snyder)

Much Ado About Nothing, Southwest Shakespeare Company

Rebecca Walendzak, Jessica Claire, Dan Cordle, Patrick Page and Harold Dixon in "Much Ado About Nothing." (Photo by Mel Russell)
Rebecca Walendzak, Jessica Claire, Dan Cordle, Patrick Page and Harold Dixon in “Much Ado About Nothing.” (Photo by Mel Russell)

 

1997 (Possibly). A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Actors Theatre.

Hamilton Mitchell didn’t forget Actors Theatre when he went to Hollywood.

Actors Theatre, A Christmas Carol, 1997 maybe, Anthony Edwards, Hamilon Mitchell and Noah Wyle send greetings from the set of "ER." (Photo courtesy of Hamilton Mitchell)
Actors Theatre, A Christmas Carol, 1997 maybe, Anthony Edwards, Hamilton Mitchell and Noah Wyle send greetings from the set of “ER.” (Photo courtesy of Hamilton Mitchell)
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Many remember Hamilton for his debut film role as Motormouth in the classic 1980 comedy Caddyshack. He would subsequently take on a long string of TV guest appearances that would last for the next few decades, appearing on everything from Life Goes On to Nip/Tuck. In 2005, Mitchell took on a co-starring role as Vice Principal Crubbs on the Nickelodeon series Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide.

FILM/TV (partial list)  DIRECTOR
NEW HBO SERIES TBA ANDREW WEYMAN
HOUSE GLORIA MUZIO
ALIAS TOM WRIGHT
THE WEST WING THOMAS SCHLAMME
THE O.C. PATRICK NORRIS
NIP/TUCK MICHAEL ROBIN
ER DAVE CHAMEIDES
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE DAVE WILSON
NED’S DECLASSIFIED SAVAGE STEVE HOLLAND
BOTTOMS UP (’07 FEATURE) ERIK MACARTHUR [CANNES]
CHASING GHOSTS (’07 FEAT.) ALAN PAO/KYLE JACKSON
FALLEN (’06 FEATURE) RICHARD DUTCHER
JOAN OF ARCADIA ROB MORROW
MISS MATCH ALLISON LIDDI-BROWN
I’M WITH HER JOHN FORTENBERRY
THE HANDLER STEVE SURJIC
DRAGNET KEVIN DOWLING
THE DIVISION JANICE COOKE
DO OVER NEAL ISRAEL
MAYBE IT’S ME BRYAN GORDON
BOOK OF DAYS (MOW) KEVIN DOBSON
THE LOST CHILD (MOW) KAREN ARTHUR
THE WAYANS BROTHERS JOHN BOWAB
THE JAMIE FOXX SHOW AMANDA BEARSE
ANASTASIA (FEATURE) DON BLUTH
FAREWELL MY LOVE (FEATURE) RANDALL FONTANA
CADDYSHACK (FEATURE) HAROLD RAMIS
STAGE (PARTIAL LIST)
STAND-UP COMEDY COMEDY STORE,
THE IMPROV
SECOND CITY-IMPROV THE SECOND CITY THEATER
KING LEAR MARSHALL W. MASON
MACBETH GREG LEAMING
ROMEO & JULIET PATRICK PAGE
TRAINING (PARTIAL LIST)
Ms. STELLA ADLER
Mr. MICHAEL SHURTLEFF
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, ENGLAND
THE AMERICAN CONSERVATORY THEATER