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Brian J. Smith

 
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Smith's career began almost immediately after earning his B.F.A. at Juilliard. He was quickly cast in diverse roles on and off-Broadway in Come Back, Little Sheba; Good Boys and True, and Three Changes alongside Dylan McDermott and Maura Tierney. Inevitably, Smith made the leap from the stage to the ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Smith's career began almost immediately after earning his B.F.A. at Juilliard. He was quickly cast in diverse roles on and off-Broadway in Come Back, Little Sheba; Good Boys and True, and Three Changes alongside Dylan McDermott and Maura Tierney. Inevitably, Smith made the leap from the stage to the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2017
Gentleman Caller
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
The Gentleman Caller
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2012
Andrei
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Gordon
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Brandon
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2008
Turk

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2015]
Producer

Photos

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Cherry Jones and Brian J. Smith

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04/21/2015
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Brian J. Smith

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06/08/2014
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Celia Keenan-Bolger and Brian J. Smith

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06/08/2014

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2017
Gentleman Caller

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
The Gentleman Caller

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2012
Andrei

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Gordon

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Brandon

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2008
Turk

Productions

Producer

Brian J. Smith Biography

Smith's career began almost immediately after earning his B.F.A. at Juilliard. He was quickly cast in diverse roles on and off-Broadway in Come Back, Little Sheba; Good Boys and True, and Three Changes alongside Dylan McDermott and Maura Tierney. Inevitably, Smith made the leap from the stage to the screen. He appeared as one of the leads on the MGM series "Stargate Universe" for the SyFy Network. Smith also starred opposite Peter Gallagher in the drama The War Boys, landed a lead role in the independent thriller Red Hook, and returned to the big screen in the highly anticipated Murder on the Orient Express. Most recently he recurred on CW's "Gossip Girl" and starred in the SyFy original film Red Faction: Origins. His next projects include the mini-series "Coma" from producer Tony Scott and "Warehouse 13" for SyFy. He's also guest-starred on the Emmy Award-winning series, "Law & Order." He originally hails from Texas and in his spare time enjoys running.

Brian J. Smith Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Brian J. Smith, The Glass Menagerie
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2014 - Best Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Brian J. Smith, The Glass Menagerie
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Brian J. Smith, The Glass Menagerie
 
Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award
Brian J. Smith, The Glass Menagerie
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Brian J. Smith, The Glass Menagerie
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Brian J. Smith, The Glass Menagerie

Brian J. Smith News

VIDEO: Jonathan Groff & THE MATRIX Cast Explains the Film's Plot Photo VIDEO: Jonathan Groff & THE MATRIX Cast Explains the Film's Plot
by Michael Major - Dec 28, 2021

After the film's premiere in theaters and HBO Max, the cast of The Matrix Resurrections explain the plot of the new film. Watch Jonathan Groff, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Priyanka Chopra, Jessica Henwick, and Erendira Ibarra explain The Matrix now!

VIDEO: Keanu Reeves Talks MATRIX RESURRECTIONS on DREW BARRYMORE Photo VIDEO: Keanu Reeves Talks MATRIX RESURRECTIONS on DREW BARRYMORE
by Michael Major - Dec 22, 2021

Keanu Reeves sat down with Drew Barrymore to discuss the latest installation in the Matrix series. He explained that, although mind games are present throughout the film, it is ultimately about love. The new film also features Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jessica Henwick, Priyank Chopra Jonas, and more.

VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks New MATRIX Movie Photo VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks New MATRIX Movie
by Michael Major - Dec 21, 2021

Neil Patrick Harris appeared on Good Morning America this morning to discuss his role in the upcoming The Matrix Resurrections film. Harris plays the role of The Analyst, therapist to Keanu Reeves' character. The film also stars Jonathan Groff, Priyank Chopra Jonas, Jessica Henwick, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and more.

VIDEO: Jonathan Groff Talks MATRIX & SPRING AWAKENING on COLBERT Photo VIDEO: Jonathan Groff Talks MATRIX & SPRING AWAKENING on COLBERT
by Michael Major - Dec 15, 2021

Jonathan Groff sat down with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss his role in the upcoming film The Matrix Resurrections. Watch the new interview, in which he also discusses the Actor's Fund Spring Awakening reunion concert and its subsequent HBO documentary, working with Keanu Reeves, and more, now!

VIDEO: Watch Jonathan Groff in the Trailer for THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS Photo VIDEO: Watch Jonathan Groff in the Trailer for THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS
by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2021

From visionary filmmaker Lana Wachowski comes ‚ÄúThe Matrix Resurrections,‚ÄĚ the long-awaited fourth film in the groundbreaking franchise. The new film stars Keanu Reeves, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Carrie-Anne Moss, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Christina Ricci, Jada Pinkett Smith, and more. Watch the new trailer now!

VIDEO: Watch Keanu Reeves, Neil Patrick Harris, Jonathan Groff, and More in New Trail Photo VIDEO: Watch Keanu Reeves, Neil Patrick Harris, Jonathan Groff, and More in New Trailer for THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 9, 2021

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer for the fourth film in the Matrix franchise, The Matrix Resurrections. Some familiar Broadway faces are involved, including Neil Patrick Harris and Jonathan Groff!

ATX Television Festival Announces Final Season 10 Programming Photo ATX Television Festival Announces Final Season 10 Programming
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 20, 2021

The series is created by Steve Conrad ('Perpetual Grace Ltd.'), who will join the all-star cast for a Q&A and first look at the series.  'Ultra City Smiths' premieres July 22 on AMC+. Additional panelists will be confirmed at a later date.

Theater Stories: SUNDAY IN THE PARK, NEXT TO NORMAL, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME & More Ab Photo Theater Stories: SUNDAY IN THE PARK, NEXT TO NORMAL, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME & More About The Booth Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Booth Theatre! Learn about some of the theatre's best-known shows including Sunday in the Park with George, Next to Normal, Freestyle Love Supreme, and many more!

Erika Henningsen, Tim Realbuto & More Set For THE GLASS MENAGERIE Benefit Reading Photo Erika Henningsen, Tim Realbuto & More Set For THE GLASS MENAGERIE Benefit Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

Erika Henningsen has been cast as Laura Wingfield in The Actors Fund benefit reading of the Tennessee Williams classic 'The Glass Menagerie.'

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE GLASS MENAGERIE Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Tennessee Williams. Today's play, The Glass Menagerie!

Brian J. Smith Videos

VIDEO: Netflix Original Series SENSE8 to Launch 6/5
by - Jun 4, 2015

In less than one day, you are going to find out what it means to be a sensate and how it would feel to be one of eight people from around the world whose lives are suddenly connected and fighting for your own survival.

VIDEO: First Look - Netflix New Original Series SENSE8
by Caryn Robbins - May 7, 2015

et a taste of what it means to be  a Sensate in the official trailer and first look images from the Netflix original series Sense8.  All twelve (12) episodes of the global dramatic thriller will launch  Friday, June 5  only on Netflix in all Netflix territories around the world.

VIDEO: Zachary Quinto Talks New Docu-Series 'The Chair' on LATE NIGHT
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 9, 2014

Zachary Quinto stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS to talk about his new Starz unscripted series 'The Chair' in which he teams with Project Greenlight producer Chris Moore.

STAGE TUBE: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks Tonys and Tie the Knot with the 2014 Tony Nominees... and Laura Benanti?
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2014

Jesse Tyler Ferguson sat down with some of this year's Tony Award nominees in honor his second annual Tie the Knot Tony bow tie. In the video below, watch as Audra McDonald, James Monroe Iglehart, Tom Kitt, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Brian J. Smith, and Sutton Foster, share insider information about their nominations, receive some words of advice from Jesse, and offer a few surprises.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- THE GLASS MENAGERIE's Brian J. Smith Explans Why He Was Astounded by His Nomination
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Brian J. Smith, a nominee for Best Featured Actor in a Play for The Glass Menagerie, who chats about why the show was a group effort, why he wasn't expecting a nomination, and more. Check out what he had to say below!

BWW TV: Chatting with the 2014 Drama Desk Featured Nominees- Celia Keenan-Bolger, Brian J. Smith, Jan Maxwell & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2014

Nominations for the 2014 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced last month at 54 Below, and just yesterday, the honorees appeared at the 2014 Drama Desk Nominees Reception. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there and caught interviews with some of the featured actors nominated in the Play categories, including Michael C. Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Brian J. Smith, Betty Buckley, Jan Maxwell, Toni Collette, and more!

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- Find Out Why MENAGERIE Was the Highlight of Cherry Jones' Life
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Cherry Jones, a nominee for Best Leading Actress in a Play for The Glass Menagerie, who chats about how much she misses her bonding sessions with her cast, why she's thrilled that the play is finally being recognized, and much more. Check out what she had to say below!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards with Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2014

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat wit hall of the evening's big guests as they arrived to the special event, and you can check out red carpet interviews with Mullally, Offerman, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Orfeh, Andy Karl, Brian J. Smith, Laura Osnes and more!

VIDEO: Zachary Quinto Chats GLASS MENAGERIE on 'Fallon'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 6, 2013

On last night's LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON on NBC, Zachary Quinto talked about making his Broadway debut in 'The Glass Menagerie.' 'That was like the biggest dream that I had growing up,' shared the actor of starring on The Great White Way.

BWW TV: THE GLASS MENAGERIE Falls Back with Special Reminder for Fans
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 4, 2013

The Broadway revival of The Glass Menagerie, starring Cherry Jones, Zachary Quinto, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Brian J. Smith, just celebrated Daylight Savings Time in a very appropriate way. The show reminded fans to fall back on Saturday night with a video featuring a line from Tom's opening monologue- "To begin with, I turn back time …' Check out the special video below!


Brian J. Smith Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Brian J. Smith been in?
Brian J. Smith has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Brian J. Smith been in?
Brian J. Smith has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Brian J. Smith's first West End show?
Brian J. Smith's first West End show was The Glass Menagerie which opened in 2017

What awards has Brian J. Smith been nominated for?
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for The Glass Menagerie , Best Featured Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Glass Menagerie , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Glass Menagerie , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Glass Menagerie Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Glass Menagerie and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Glass Menagerie .

What awards has Brian J. Smith won?
Best Featured Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Glass Menagerieand Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Glass Menagerie.