Cary Woodworth has been performing on stage since he was 12. He made his film debut with Stephen Lang in the film, The Money Shot and appeared as Jeff in the ABC movie Mary and Rhoda starring Mary Tyler Moore. Since, he has appeared in over 35 films. While filming the film Life Translated in the UK, Cary began to learn the basics of Mandarin, which he now speaks fluently. This led to further work and fame in China and enabled the Cary to become a part of history by becoming the first foreign lead of a Mainland Chinese film as the American war journalist Tom in China 1949. as well as many TV shows including Family Portrait, Guns Hou, Chinatown Storm, Heaven Fire which were all broadcast on CCTV and a Chinese Zodiac, a Jackie Chan film. Cary also held major roles in the feature films, Rule of Three, Fuel and Julia, festival films such as Three Wheels, Honeymoon Suite, Limbo as well as guest appearances on TV shows Without a Trace, Louie, Third Watch.
Cary’s theater includes original performances in The Dead Boy by Joe Pintauro, An American Family at The Women’s Project and Dewpoint at the Hudson Guild Theater in New York.
Cary began producing with the late night television show The Edge which aired all across the United States on ABC and the following year created the company Talks To Trees where he produced commercials and feature films including: A True Story in Paris in collaboration with Studio Kremlin, The Beginning and The End , selected for Cannes 2014, Fear of Extinction for NBC Chiller TV. He also served as the New York Production Supervisor of the feature film Old Boys, with the Chopstick Brothers.
He also has directed A Tree Grows Out Harlem starring Joe Holt (winner of the NY State Council of the Arts directing grant), Chardonnay from a Coffee Can starring Oksana Lada and August 2013 Cary had the opportunity to direct his first film completely in Chinese: Loves Me Like a Rock, which he won Best Director by a panel through CCTV, Chinese Central Television.
A True Story Lead Dir: Picky Talarico
Julia Supporting Dir: Matthew A. Brown
The Hyperglot Supporting Dir: Michael Urie
Rule of Three Lead Dir: Eric Shapiro
LIFE, translated Lead Unitel Pictures
Chinese Zodiac 12 Supporting Jackie Chan, Dir.
Almost Famous Supporting Dir: Cameron Crowe
Red Doors Supporting Polycrome Pictures
China 1949 Lead Propaganda Films
Das Rheingold Lead Joint Liability Pictures
White Label Lead Dir: Tenzin Phuntsog
Keeping the Faith Supporting Touchstone Pictures
Collage of Our Lives Lead Dir: Yukihiko Tsutsumi
Louie Co-star F/X
Without a Trace Guest-Star CBS
Guns Hou Series Regular CCTV 1
Family Portrait Series Regular CCTV 1
Chinatown Storm Series Regular CCTV 8
Mary and Rhoda Co-Star ABC
Third Watch Co-Star NBC
Cathedral Will/Young Jake Manhattan Theatre Source
Dead Boy Will Draper NJ Rep & Key West
An American Family Hymie Theatre Four
Dewpoint Grant Hudson Guild
Mutant Sex Party Clay The Drilling Company
Romeo and Juliet Romeo Red Circle Theatre
Tune Up Charley Actors Studio
Scene Study Mimi Lieber
Scene Study Tom Irwin Steppenwolf West
Advanced Scene Study Wynn Handman
Meisner (2 Years) Suzanne Esper William Esper Studio
Acting Technique Barbara Marchant Mason Gross (Rutgers)
Movement Actor’s Movement Studio
Improvisation Chicago City Limits
Language: Fluent German, Mandarin (Chinese) Many Dialects;
Improvisation, Physical Comedy, Soccer, Guitar, Bass, Surf, Swim, Skateboard