Wallace Shawn is one of the major playwrights of conscience of our time -- Writing provocative, disturbing, genuinely upsetting work. See highlights from his career in movies, TV and theater.
Rex, the toy dinosaur, in a scene from
Rex, the toy dinosaur, in a scene from "Toy Story 3" is voiced by Wallace Shawn. Pictured here with the rest of the gang (from left) are Slinky Dog, Bo Peep, Mr. Potato Head, a cowboy named Woody and Hamm. (Credit: Disney/Pixar)
Wallace Shawn performing his play,
Wallace Shawn performing his play, "The Fever" at the Acorn Theatre. (Jan. 1, 2007) (Credit: Newsday Ari Mintz)
Wallace Shawn, bottom, pictured with Andre The Giant
Wallace Shawn, bottom, pictured with Andre The Giant and Mandy Patinkin in "The Princess Bride," a Twentieth Century Fox release. (Credit: Twentieth Century Fox)

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Wallace Shawn, Larry Pine, and Deborah Eisenberg in
Wallace Shawn, Larry Pine, and Deborah Eisenberg in "The Designated Mourner", written by Wallace Shawn, running through August 25 at The Public Theater . (June 2013) (Credit: Joan Marcus)
Wallace Shawn and Louis Malle from 1981 movie
Wallace Shawn and Louis Malle from 1981 movie "My Dinner with Andre". (Credit: Criterion Collection)
In a 1985 play by Wallace Shawn, Kristen
In a 1985 play by Wallace Shawn, Kristen Johnston and Lili Taylor are pictured in a scene from`Aunt Dan and Lemon,'' (Credit: Carol Rosegg)