Jeffrey Weissman teaches at San Francisco Acting Academy, Bay Area Professional Actors Studio, Sonoma State University and privately.
He’s taught at Ruth Azawa School of the Arts, San Francisco Digital Film School (chair of the acting department), Dominican College, California Education Unlimited (at Berkeley), and the SSU Excel Program.
Jeffrey has held his own, sharing the screen and stage with many of the greatest actors in our industry; Michael Keaton, Clint Eastwood, John Lithgow, Carrie Snodgress, Michael J Fox, brothers Sean & Chris Penn, Lea Thompson, Dick Van Dyke, Norman Fell, Robert Morse, Kate Jackson, among others. He appears in over 70 film and television roles. And has done voice work on dozens of projects.
On the big screen, he co-stars in major features; Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future parts II & III (as George McFly), Clint Eastwood’s Pale Rider, George Miller’s Nightmare at 20,000 Feet segment of Twilight Zone Movie.
In indie films; he gets raves from his work in Corked!, Savior of None, American Brothers and dozens of others.
On television, he guest stars on Diagnosis Murder, Scarecrow & Mrs King, Save By the Bell, The Man Show, Dreamland; Mark Twain in Jerusalem.
On stage he’s appeared in over 100 productions; recently as David Darling in Cat’s Paw, as Parry in The Fisher King Project, Igor in Young Frankenstein the Musical, Theo in [sic], Feste in Twelfth Night, Charles in Blithe Spirit, the Matamore in The Illusion.
Jeffrey has developed dozens of characters and performed internationally as Charlie Chaplin, Stan Laurel, Groucho Marx, Larry Fine, Mark Twain and a host of original characters.
He’s helped numerous actors develop characters and create shows that have gone on to award winning recognition.
Mr. Weissman trained at the American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco State University, Santa Monica City College. He studied in Hollywood with Peter Flood, Bill Hudnut (Harvey Lembek) and Jackie Benton Acting Studios.
Jeffrey’s director on numerous film and live productions. And Jeffrey’s a proud founding member of Los Angeles Theater Sports, and has been artistic director of improvisation theatre troupes; The Flying Penguins, 6th St Improv, North Bay Improv and others.