John Gallagher Jr.

Active - 1987 - 2020  |   Born - Jun 17, 1984 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Comedy Drama, Western

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  • Inspired by his enjoyment of the film Ghostbusters to take up entertainment as a career.
  • Made off-Broadway debut at age 15 in David Marshall Grant's Current Events at the Manhattan Theatre Club; and his Broadway debut in 2006 in Rabbit Hole, David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama.
  • Tony Award-winning performance for Spring Awakening (2006) also earned a nomination for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical.
  • Also a musician, he played in several bands while growing up in Delaware, including Old Springs Pike, and his solo performances have featured his folk-musician parents as an opening act.
  • Other stage work includes Broadway productions of American Idiot (2010) and Jerusalem (2011).