David Selby

David Selby’s long stage, television, and film career includes the Broadway productions The Heiress and The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, the television series Dark Shadows and Falcon Crest, and the films Up the Sandbox, Dying Young, and White Squall. In addition to acting, he is an accomplished playwright and novelist, whose most recent book is Lincoln’s Better Angel. Selby stars as Abraham Lincoln in Ford’s Theatre’s world premiere of The Heavens Are Hung in Black, a drama about the challenges Lincoln faced in 1862.