Malcolm Gets Biography

Date of Birth: December 28, 1963 (53)
Birth Place: Florida, USA
Gender: Male

Malcolm Gets was born in Chicago but lived in New Jersey until he was 5. Both of Malcolm's parents are of English ancestry. His mother, Lispbeth, was a special educationist, whereas his father, Terence, works as a college textbook representative for a Boston based publisher and runs in many competitve marathons. Malcolm has one younger and one older sister and one older brother. Malcolm attended Fort Clarke Middle School where he skipped the 8th grade & Buchholz High where he skipped the 12th grade. At age 16, Malcolm attended the University of Florida as a scholarship student, where he earned his BFA in Theatre. Malcolm completed his graduate studies at Yale Drama School, where he received his M.F.A. Skills - Singer, dancer, conductor, composer, classically trained pianist, vocal director, choreographer, & actor. Malcom began to practice the piano at age 8 & began singing at age 14. His aspiration was to be a Classical pianist. Malcolm worked as a stockboy in Barney's, worked as a puppeteer at Radio City Music Hall, played piano at "Cats" auditions, weddings, bar-mitzvahs, and concert halls. Malcolm loves all types of music, especially classical. He enjoys cooking, reading, and Shakespeare. Malcolm's favorite show as a child was "All in the Family" His favorite composer is Stephen Sondheim.

Malcolm Gets Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Malcolm Gets, Amour
Obie Awards - 1995 - Performance
Malcolm Gets, Merrily We Roll Along
Malcolm Gets, Two Gentlemen Of Verona
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Malcolm Gets, Merrily We Roll Along