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Jonathan Groff

  • Birthplace: Lancaster County, PA
  • Birthday: March 26

At the age of 22, Jonathan Groff received a Tony Award nomination for his performance as Melchior Gabor in the Broadway rock musical Spring Awakening.

He also portrayed the role of Claude in the critically acclaimed revival of Hair. Regularly seen on the off-Broadway stage, Groff has won an Obie Award for starring in two of Craig Lucas's plays, Prayer for My Enemy and The Singing Forest.

He made his West End debut in the revival of the play Deathtrap opposite Simon Russell Beale.

At the age of 22, Jonathan Groff received a Tony Award nomination for his performance as Melchior Gabor in the Broadway rock musical Spring Awakening.

He also portrayed the role of Claude in the critically acclaimed revival of Hair. Regularly seen on the off-Broadway stage, Groff has won an Obie Award for starring in two of Craig Lucas's plays, Prayer for My Enemy and The Singing Forest.

He made his West End debut in the revival of the play Deathtrap opposite Simon Russell Beale.

In 2013, Groff starred in the first-ever screen adaptation of author David Sedaris's work, C.O.G., in which he portrayed a character based on Sedaris himself, and as the voice of Kristoff in Frozen.

On television, Groff portrayed the recurring role of Jesse St. James in the Fox series Glee. He protrayed Craig in the acclaimed television movie The Normal Heart.

He is currently starring as Patrick Murray in the HBO series Looking.

 

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

0 Wins8 Nominations

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Jonathan Groff, Executive Producer
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  • ABC
  • ABC Studios

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Jonathan Groff, Executive Producer
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  • ABC
  • ABC Studios

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Program - 2001

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Program - 2000

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1999

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1998

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1996

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