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 "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, "The Fever" at the Acorn Theatre. (Jan. 1, 2007) (Credit: Newsday Ari Mintz)
Wallace Shawn, bottom, pictured with Andre The Giant and Mandy Patinkin in "The Princess Bride," a Twentieth Century Fox release. (Credit: Twentieth Century Fox)
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 "My Dinner with Andre". (Credit: Criterion Collection)
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)