Brian Stokes Mitchell

Active - 1990 - 2018  |   Born - Oct 31, 1957 in Seattle, Washington, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Drama

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  • Goes by his middle name, Stokes, to family and friends.
  • His father was an engineer with the Navy and the family spent time in the Philippines and Guam before settling in San Diego.
  • Went to high school with Annette Bening.
  • Worked with San Diego's Old Globe Theatre, the Junior Theater and the Civic Light Opera.
  • Met his wife, Allyson Tucker, when they were both cast in the 1990 Broadway production of Oh, Kay!
  • Took a seven year break from Broadway after his son was born in 2003.
  • Released his self-titled debut album in 2006.
  • Before being cast as one of her dads on Glee, worked with Lea Michele when she was 8 in a Toronto production of Ragtime and again in the 2008 Hollywood Bowl production of Les Miserables.