David Patrick Kelly

Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA

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David Patrick Kelly BIO

Broadway: Thérèse Raquin, Uncle Vanya, Once, Twelfth Night, The Government Inspector, Working. Select Off-Broadway: Miss You Like Hell, Everybody, When I Come to Die, Ghosts, Kit Marlowe, Lobster Alice. Television: “Ray Donovan,” “Twin Peaks,” “Succession,” “Feed the Beast,” “The Blacklist,” “Gossip Girl” and others. Film: Fugitive Dreams, John Wick, Flags of Our Fathers, ChiRaq, The Longest Yard, Last Man Standing, Flirting with Disaster, The Crow, Malcolm X and The Warriors. Obie Award for Sustained Excellence.

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David Patrick Kelly STAGE CREDITS

Broadway Revival Production, 2024
Morten Kiil

Encores! Concert Revival Production, 2024
King Sextimus the Silent

[US Tour]
US Tour, 2023
Mysterious Man

The Narrator

Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Narrator, Mysterious Man

The Public Theater New York Premiere, 2018

Signature Theatre Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017

Original Broadway Production, 2015

Original Broadway Production, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2011

Lincoln Center Theater LCT3 Production, 2011
James (Roach) Teagle


Original Broadway Production, 2006

Jakkob Engstrand


Roundabout Revival, 2000
Ilya Ilyich Telegin

Salvador Dali

Lincoln Center Revival, 1998


Lord Talbot / Jack Cade


Giuseppe Givola




Younger John/Pierre Trudeau/Night Club Manager

Original Broadway Production, 1982

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1980
Back-Up Singer

Men (Understudy)

Original Broadway Production, 1980
A Young Boy



Original Broadway Production, 1978
Charlie Blossom

Brett Meyer

Benny Blue

Broadway Production, 1975
Eddie (Understudy)

Dr. Scott (Understudy)

David Patrick Kelly Movies

[1979]The Warriors Luther

[1982]48 Hrs. Luther

[1982]Hammett The Punk

[1984]Dreamscape Tommy Ray Glatman

[1985]Commando Sully

[1987]The Misfit Brigade The Legionnaire

[1988]Cheap Shots Arnold Posner

[1989]Penn & Teller Get Killed The Fan

[1990]Wild at Heart Dropshadow

[1990]The Adventures of Ford Fairlane Sam

[1992]Malcolm X Mr. Ostrowski

[1994]The Crow T-Bird

[1994]Crooklyn Tony Eyes, Jim

[1995]Heavy Grey Man in Hospital

[1995]Cafe Society J. Roland Sala

[1996]Flirting with Disaster Fritz Boudreau

[1996]Last Man Standing Doyle

[1996]The Funeral Michael Stein

[1997]Trojan War Bagman

[1999]In Too Deep Rick Scott

[2000]Songcatcher Earl Giddens

[2001]K-PAX Howie

[2002]Personal Velocity Peter

[2003]Justice Marty

[2005]The Longest Yard Unger

[2006]Flags of Our Fathers President Truman

[2007]Gardener of Eden Pa Harris

[2014]John Wick Charlie

[2015]Chi-Raq General King Kong

[2016]To Keep the Light Brackett

[2017]John Wick: Chapter 2 Charlie

[2018]O.G. Larry

[2019]VFW Doug McCarthy

[2020]Fugitive Dreams Henri Gatien

[2021]Asking for It Morrill

[2022]Night Music John Lomax

[2022]Adieu, Lacan Lacan

David Patrick Kelly TV Shows

Gossip Girl Noah Shapiro

Twin Peaks Jerry Horne

David Patrick Kelly Awards and Nominations

The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actor

David Patrick Kelly, When I Come to Die

David Patrick Kelly Videos

David Patrick Kelly News

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Will Release Special First Row Seats and Launches Digital Lottery

The Broadway revival of AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, beginning performances on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, will release special first row floor seats at Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theatre, Plus, find out how to enter the lottery to win discounted tickets here!

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night

New York City Center Encores! season kicked off with Once Upon a Mattress, which officially closed on February 4, 2024. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate the show's final performance. Check out photos of the cast taking their final bows and celebrating at the after party.

Video: Michael Urie Performs 'An Opening For A Princess' In Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

Up next at New York City Center, the Encores! season kicks off with Once Upon a Mattress, running January 24 through February 4, 2024. See star Michael Urie performing 'An Opening For a Princess,' in newly released video of the production below!

Video: Watch More Songs from Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

Up next at New York City Center, the Encores! season kicks off with Once Upon a Mattress, running January 24 through February 4, 2024.  Check out more video highlights of the cast in action!

Review Roundup: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Opens at New York City Center Encores!

Read the reviews for Once Upon a Mattress, now playing at New York City Center Encores!

Up on the Marquee: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

An Enemy of the People is coming to Broadway! This new adaptation by Tony Award Nominee Amy Herzog will be directed by Tony Award Winner Sam Gold for a strictly limited 16-week engagement. Check out photos of the Broadway marquee!

Photos: First Look at Sutton Foster, J. Harrison Ghee & More in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

Up next at New York City Center, the Encores! season kicks off with Once Upon a Mattress, running January 24 through February 4, 2024. Check out a first look at the cast in action here!

Video: See Sutton Foster & More in Highlights From Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

Check out vide footage from the Encores! production of Once Upon a Mattress.

Video: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Stars J. Harrison Ghee, Cheyenne Jackson, and Nikki Renee Daniels Gear Up for City Center

See some of the stars of the upcoming Once Upon A Mattress in action as they gear up for their City Center run. Watch as Tony Award-winner J. Harrison Ghee performs “Many Moons Ago” with Nikki Renée Daniels (Lady Larken) and Cheyenne Jackson (Sir Harry) peforming, 'In a Little While”.

Great Barrington Public Theater Kicks Off 2024 With A Conversation With Jeff Zinn January 29

Great Barrington Public Theater hosts a live conversation and Q&A with Jeff Zinn, a writer, director, and theater guru, on January 29 at St. James Place.

Full Cast Set For AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, Starring Michael Imperioli, Jeremy Strong, and Victoria Pedretti

The full cast has been revealed for An Enemy of the People on Broadway! Find out who is joining Jeremy Strong, Michael Imperioli, and Victoria Pedretti in the cast!

VIDEO: Watch the First Day with The Encores! Orchestra for ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

Watch the 26-piece Encores! Orchestra, led by Music Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, play SHY in preparation for ONCE UPON A MATTRESS here!

Harriet Sansom Harris Joins the Cast of ONCE UPON A MATTRESS at Encores!

Harriet Sansom Harris is joining the cast of Once Upon A Mattress at New York City Center Encores! next year. Playing the role of Queen Aggravain, Harris reunites with Sutton Foster, who she previously starred alongside of in Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Nikki Renée Daniels, J. Harrison Ghee, Cheyenne Jackson & More Join Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

NEW YORK CITY CENTER announced additional casting for the first production of the 30th Encores! series, Once Upon a Mattress. Find out who will join the star-studded company!

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Reveals Complete Casting For the 35th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS

 National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced additional casting for the 35th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 26 and Friday, October 27, 2023, at New World Stages.

Which Actors Have Done Multiple Broadway Shows Together?

This time, the reader question was: which actors have done multiple Broadway shows together?

Video: INTO THE WOODS Cast on What Sondheim Means to Them

The touring cast of 'Into The Woods' recently took to the red carpet in Los Angeles, where they shared what the work of the legendary Stephen Sondheim means to them. Check out the video here.

Video: Cast of INTO THE WOODS Talks Opening Night in Los Angeles

BroadwayWorld was at the final opening night for the Into the Woods tour, as the production begins its final engagement in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theater. See what the cast had to say about bringing this production to cities across the country.

Review: INTO THE WOODS At The Curran San Francisco

What did our critic think of INTO THE WOODS at Curran?

How to Catch One of This Year's Tony-Nominated Shows in a City Near You

We're rounding up all of the shows from this season that are either currently on tour, or have announced they will embark on tour soon. If you're hoping to catch your favorite show from this season in a city near you, look no further!


David Patrick Kelly has appeared on Broadway in 13 shows.

David Patrick Kelly has not appeared in the West End.

David Patrick Kelly has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor at The Lortels for his performance in "When I Come to Die." Additionally, he received a nomination for Sustained Excellence of Performance at the Obie Awards. These nominations highlight his talent and recognition in the theater industry.

David Patrick Kelly has won the Obie Awards for sustained excellence of performance.

David Patrick Kelly's next show will be An Enemy of the People which opens on 3/18/2024 on Broadway.

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