STEF TOVAR returns to TimeLine, having previously appeared in ENRON. Stef is the Founder and current Artistic Director of Route 66 Theatre Company, where recent credits include A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT MEMORIAL SLOANKETTERING CANCER CENTER OF NEW YORK CITY (The Den Theatre) and NO WAKE (Off Broadway). Other Route 66 credits include A TWIST OF WATER, THE DOWNPOUR, and ON AN AVERAGE DAY. Other Chicago credits include four seasons of THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER (Mercury Theater), BIG FISH and NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT (TATC), SOUTH PACIFIC (Marriott Theatre; Equity Jeff Award nomination – Supporting Actor in a Musical); APPROPRIATE (Victory Gardens); and THE MUSIC MAN (Paramount). Stef received an Equity Jeff Award for Supporting Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Vinal in BLADE TO THE HEAT (Apple Tree). Television and film credits include CHICAGO FIRE, BOSS, EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH, CONTAGION, and the upcoming WIDOWS. Stef’s best role to date: proud father of Sam. Stef is a professional on-camera acting coach. Love, as always, to Em. For more, visit

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