Tituss Burgess

Tituss Burgess

Date of Birth

Birthday: February 21
Birthplace: Athens, GA

Tituss Burgess is an American actor and singer.

He has appeared in numerous Broadway musicals and is known for his high tenor voice.

Tituss Burgess is an American actor and singer.

He has appeared in numerous Broadway musicals and is known for his high tenor voice.

Burgess made his Broadway debut in the musical Good Vibrations as Eddie in 2005, and then appeared in Jersey Boys in 2005 as Hal Miller. He originated the role of "Sebastian the Crab" in the musical The Little Mermaid in 2007 and went on to the role of Nicely-Nicely Johnson, traditionally played by a white actor, in the revival of Guys and Dolls in 2009. He has also performed in several regional theater productions, including The Wiz and Jesus Christ Superstar.

He is best known for starring as Titus Andromedon on the Netflix comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, for which he has received four consecutive Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series nominations.

 

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Awards & Nominations

5 Nominations
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2020
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2018
  • Nominee
  • Tituss Burgess, as Titus Andromedon
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Netflix
  • Universal Television, Little Stranger, Inc., 3 Arts Entertainment, Bevel Gears
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Tituss Burgess, as Titus Andromedon
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Netflix
  • Universal Television, Little Stranger, Inc., 3 Arts Entertainment and Bevel Gears
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Tituss Burgess, as Titus Andromedon
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Netflix
  • Universal Television, Little Stranger, Inc., 3 Arts Entertainment and Bevel Gears for Netflix
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Tituss Burgess, as Titus Andromedon
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Netflix
  • Universal Television, Little Stranger Inc., 3 Arts Entertainment and Bevel Gears for Netflix
2018 Performers Nominee Reception
Sterling K. Brown, Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson, RuPaul Charles
Sterling K. Brown, Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess, Andy Samberg, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson
Tituss Burgess
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
Tituss Burgess on the red carpet at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards
Tituss Burgess arrives on the red carpet a t the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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2018 Performers Nominee Reception
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Tituss Burgess and Diarra Kilpatrick at the 2018 Performers Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 15, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Sterling K. Brown, Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson, RuPaul Charles
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Sterling K. Brown, Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson and RuPaul Charles on stage at the 70th Emmy Awards. 

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Sterling K. Brown, Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess, Andy Samberg, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson
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Sterling K. Brown, Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess, Andy Samberg, Kate McKinnon and Kenan Thompson on stage at the 70th Emmy Awards. 

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Tituss Burgess on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Jonathan Banks, Sterling K. Brown and Tituss Burgess at at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Tituss Burgess, Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Marsai Martin, Tituss Burgess, Anna Chlumsky, Jackie Hoffman, and Laverne Cox are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Pablo Salinas and Tituss Burgess are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Tituss Burgess on the red carpet at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards
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Tituss Burgess on the red carpet at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Tituss Burgess arrives on the red carpet a t the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Tituss Burgess arrives on the red carpet a t the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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