Don was 28 years-old when he took his first acting class in Western Massachusetts in 1980. He decided to keep doing it until he ceased meeting great people and experiencing joy. A Bay Area actor since 1984, recent roles include: Ivan Curry in The Seafarer with Hawkmoon Theatre Company, Mr.Webb in Our Town; and Shevyrev, Sazonov, and Mazzini in Coast of Utopia with Shotgun Players; Northumberland and Bardolph in Henry lV Part One with The Free Theatre; Arthur in Superior Donuts with Custom Made Theatre Company; and Baylor in A Lie of the Mind with Boxcar Theatre Company. Film roles include: Tracy in H.P. Mendoza's indie feature Fruit Fly (Ersatz Films, available on Hulu), and Tom Sukanen in Chrystene Ells's Sisu: The Death of Tom Sukanen (Moxie Films). He is grateful to his partner Michelle Talgarow for her continued inspiration, love, and encouragement.