Originally from California, Rom has BS degrees in both Film making and Theatre Production from Montana State University and has been living and acting in Chicago since 1999. While most of that time has been spent in theatrical productions, he has also worked in film, television, voiceovers, video games, print and industrials. On television he was most recently seen in season two of Chicago Fire and has appeared in episodes of Mind Games, Boss, and The Beast. You can hear Rom’s voice as a menacing thug taunting you in the Triple A video game, Watchdogs, which takes place entirely within Chicago.
Last season, Rom was nominated for best actor in an Equity play for his work the A Red Orchid theatre production, “In a Garden” by Howard Korder (Boardwalk Empire). Rom has worked with many theatres in Chicago over the years, notably, The Goodman, Steppenwolf, Lookingglass, Lifeline, Timeline, Eclipse (company member for two years), Steep, Griffin, Vitalist, Greasy Joan (company member for two years), Trap Door, City Lit, and Writer’s theatre. Regionally, Rom has worked at Baltimore Stage and Kansas City Rep.
Some of his favorite productions include Around the World in 80 days at Lookingglass Theatre, Mother Courage and her Children and The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol, at Vitalist Theatre, Halcyon Days, and Not About Nightingales at Timeline Theatre.