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D. Ewing Woodruff  has been a member of The Colony almost from the beginning and has served in many capacities. He was Leo Auffman in the both the Colony's original 1981 production of Dandelion Wine and the 2000 revival, J. B. Biggley in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Lord Brounker in The Living, and  Oliver Webb in the Ovation Award-winning production of On The Twentieth Century. Other Colony productions include Poor Murderer, Galileo, The Lady’s Not For Burning, Sunfire Man, The Notebook of Trigorin, The Gingerbread Lady, Looking Glass, The Curious Savage, The Suicide, Scenes and Revelations, Follies, Payment Deferred, The Robber Bridegroom, A Day Out of Time, Holy Ghosts, Stendhal, The Last Metro, The Front Page, Rags, You Can’t Take It With You, King of Hearts, Morning’s at Seven, Mountains, Morning Star, Incorruptible (which he also co-produced), and as Lady Rumpers in Habeas Corpus, for which he won a Drama-Logue Award. Don directed the Bonus Productions of Done to Death and The Fantasticks and the Late Night productions of Surf and Soap and Are You Lonesome Tonight?

In 1978 he won a Los Angeles Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Costume Design for The Martian Chronicles

He has been seen elsewhere in the Catalina production of Billy Budd with Andrew Stevens and Gregory Harrison, the Commonwealth Theatre production of Murder in the Cathedral,  the Golden Theatre production of Fiddler on the Roof, and Glendale Centre Theatre’s productions of Brigadoon, A Christmas Carol, Jane Eyre, the Musical, and Catch Me If You Can. 

His film and television credits include Bad Guys, Public Liability, The Buddy Holly Story, Simple Age, Free Zone, Making a Living, Archie Bunker’s Place, The Jeffersons, Side by Side with Charles Durning, The Human Factor, Weird Science, and Night Stand with Timothy Stack. 

Don was also the villain in the interactive CD ROM game Wing Nuts.