Ian Kahn currently stars as George Washington in AMC’s critically acclaimed series Turn: Washington’s Spies, which returned for its third season this April. Prior to landing the role of the nation’s first president, Kahn appeared in numerous high-profile television series, including Sex and the City, Suits, Law & Order, Castle, The Unusuals and Shameless. Kahn is widely recognized for his roles as Danny Brecher in Dawson’s Creek and Marty Decker in Bull.
As an actor on the stage, Kahn has an extensive list of theater credits. He made his Broadway debut in Enron at the Broadhurst Theater and his off-Broadway debut in MCC’s Still Life. He has appeared in major regional theater companies across the United States. Additional roles include Mortimer in Arsenic and Old Lace at Baltimore Center Stage; Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest at the Arena Stage; Johnny Wheelwright in A Prayer For Owen Meany at Round House Theatre; Tom in The Glass Menagerie at St. Louis Rep; Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady at The Media Theatre; Septimus Hodge in Arcadia at the Wilma Theater; and William Shakespeare in The Beard of Avon at the Cape Playhouse. He most recently appeared as Zvi in the off-Broadway production of Hard Love. His film credits include supporting roles in The Box and Day Zero.
Kahn graduated from the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Riverdale, New York and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Skidmore College. He currently resides in New York City with his wife and two children.