Jan Maxwell Biography

Gender: Female

Jan Maxwell was nominated for two Tony Awards® in 2010 for The Royal Family and for Lend Me A Tenor. She received the Drama Desk Award for Best Actress for The Royal Family.



Other Broadway: Coram Boy (Tony, Drama Desk noms), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Drama Desk Award, Tony nom.), Sixteen Wounded (Drama Desk nom.), A Doll's House, The Sound of Music, The Dinner Party, Dancing at Lughnasa, City of Angels.



Off-Broadway: Victory, Scenes From an Execution (Drama Desk nom.) and Camille (all with Potomac Theatre Project/NYC), Wings (Second Stage), My Old Lady (Lortel Award, Drama Desk nom.).



TV: Law & Order, Gossip Girl.

Jan Maxwell Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, The City of Conversation
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Jan Maxwell, The City of Conversation
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, The City of Conversation
 
The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, The City of Conversation
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, The Castle
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Jan Maxwell, Follies
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Jan Maxwell, Follies
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical
Jan MaxwellFollies
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Jan Maxwell, Follies
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Leading Actress in a Musical
Jan Maxwell, Follies
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, Lend Me A Tenor
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, Lend Me A Tenor
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Actress (Play)
Jan Maxwell, The Royal Family
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Featured Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, Lend Me a Tenor
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, The Royal Family
Jan MaxwellScenes From an Execution
 
IT Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role
Jan MaxwellScenes from an Execution
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, Coram Boy
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Featured Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, Coram Boy
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, Entertaining Mr. Sloane
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Jan Maxwell, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Jan Maxwell, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Featured Actress in a Musical
Jan Maxwell, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play
Jan Maxwell, Sixteen Wounded
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, Sixteen Wounded
 
The Lortels - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Jan Maxwell, My Old Lady
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play
Jan Maxwell, My Old Lady
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Featured Actress - Musical
Jan Maxwell, The Sound of Music
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1997 - Best Featured Actress - Play
Jan MaxwellA Doll's House

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