Rory O'Malley to Join Kelsey Grammer in FX Comedy Series BRADDOCK & JACKSON
Deadline reports that original BOOK OF MORMON star and Tony nominee Rory O'Malley has joined FX's BRADDOCK & JACKSON comedy series. He will star alongside fellow thesp Kelsey Grammer, as well as Martin Lawrence.
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The 10-episode series follows Grammer and Lawrence starring as two Chicago lawyers who decide to work together after a chance meeting in court. O'Malley will play Grammer and Lawrence's smart-aleck office manager.
O'Malley, who last starred in Second Stage's LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE off-Broadway, was nominated for the 2011 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Trey Parker and Matt Stone's THE BOOK OF MORMON. His Broadway debut was in THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE.
Regionally, O'Malley created the role of Richie Cunningham in Garry Marshall's HAPPY DAYS THE MUSICAL for Goodspeed Opera House, Paper Mill Playhouse, and recorded the original cast album.
O'Malley appeared as the lead singer of 'Dave and the Sweethearts' in the movie adaptation of DREAMGIRLS. He has also been seen on the small screen in episodes of Nurse Jackie, Law and Order: SVU, and 1600 Penn.