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John Gallagher Jr.

 
Birth Place:
Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Bio:
New York actor John Gallagher Jr. has shown his talent and versatility across the mediums of television, film and theater. For the past three seasons, John starred opposite Jeff Daniels in Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom.” The series came to a dramatic conclusion last fall when at the same time ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Bio:
New York actor John Gallagher Jr. has shown his talent and versatility across the mediums of television, film and theater. For the past three seasons, John starred opposite Jeff Daniels in Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom.” The series came to a dramatic conclusion last fall when at the same time ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
Berkeley Rep World Premiere, 2020
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Broadway Revival, 2016
Edmond Tyrone
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Lee
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Johnny
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Stephen
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Kevin
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2006
Moritz
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Moritz
Moritz
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2006
Jason
Jason
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Jeff

John Gallagher Jr. Biography

New York actor John Gallagher Jr. has shown his talent and versatility across the mediums of television, film and theater. For the past three seasons, John starred opposite Jeff Daniels in Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom.” The series came to a dramatic conclusion last fall when at the same time John was starring opposite Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins in the critically acclaimed “Olive Kitteridge” miniseries for HBO. Gallagher’s other television credits include: “Law & Order: SVU,” “Love Monkey,” “Law & Order: CI,” “NYPD Blue,” “Ed,” “The West Wing” and “Law & Order.” No stranger to the big screen, Gallagher’s film credits include: The Belko Experiment (upcoming), Valencia (upcoming), Short Term 12, The Heart Machine, Margaret, Jonah Hex, Whatever Works, The Good Student and Pieces of April. One of Gallagher’s most notable achievements is his Tony Award-winning performance as “Moritz Stiefel” in Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's rock musical Spring Awakening, for which he also received Drama Desk and Drama League nominations. John's other theatre credits include: Green Day's Broadway musical American Idiot, Broadway's Jerusalem, David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning Rabbit Hole (Broadway), Current Events, Kimberly Akimbo, Port Authority and Farragut North.

John Gallagher Jr. Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2016 - Best Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
John Gallagher, Jr., Long Day's Journey Into Night
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2007 - Best Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
John Gallagher Jr., Spring Awakening
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
John Gallagher, Jr., Spring Awakening
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
John Gallagher, Jr, Spring Awakening

John Gallagher Jr. News

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Lig Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

The Disney Bundle Announces Halloween Streaming Lineup Photo The Disney Bundle Announces Halloween Streaming Lineup
by Michael Major - Sep 14, 2022

This year, Hulu’s iconic “Huluween,” now in its fifth year, and Disney+’s “Hallowstream” celebration make the Disney Bundle the ultimate destination for every kind of Halloween viewer, whether you’re looking for scares, sass, or even sports. Check out the complete lineup from Hulu, Disney+, and ESPN!

Photos: FUNNY GIRL's Lea Michele Celebrates With SPRING AWAKENING Pals, Ryan Murphy a Photo Photos: FUNNY GIRL's Lea Michele Celebrates With SPRING AWAKENING Pals, Ryan Murphy and More
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 7, 2022

She's the greatest star! Emmy-nominated Glee star Lea Michele began her run as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl on Broadway. Check out photos of her first night celebration with Spring Awakening pals Jonathan Groff and John Gallagher, Jr., GLEE creator Ryan Murphy, director Michael Mayer, Drew Barrymore, Zachary Quinto and more!

Wake Up With BWW 4/20: HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Reviews, First Look at SPRING AWAKENING Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/20: HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Reviews, First Look at SPRING AWAKENING Documentary, and More!
by - Apr 20, 2022

Today's top stories include the opening night of How I Learned to Drive on Broadway! Read the reviews here! Plus, Jeremy Jordan, Harriet Harris and André De Shields will lead the world premiere of When Playwrights Kill, get a first look at HBO's Spring Awakening: Those You've Known documentary, and more!

Photos: First Look at HBO's SPRING AWAKENING: THOSE YOU'VE KNOWN Documentary Photo Photos: First Look at HBO's SPRING AWAKENING: THOSE YOU'VE KNOWN Documentary
by Michael Major - Apr 19, 2022

Check out the first photos of Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, John Gallagher Jr., Lauren Pritchard, Lilli Cooper, Skylar Astin, Gerard Canonico, Jennifer Damiano, Christine Estabrook, Gideon Glick, Robert Hager, Brian C. Johnson, Krysta Rodriguez, and more in HBO's Spring Awakening: Those You've Known documentary!

Wake Up With BWW 4/6: SPRING AWAKENING Documentary, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/6: SPRING AWAKENING Documentary, and More!
by - Apr 6, 2022

Today's top stories include an upcoming Spring Awakening documentary called 'Those You've Known'! Plus, find out about the latest COVID-related cancellations and changes, including the first preview of A Strange Loop, and Matthew Broderick in Plaza Suite.

HBO Announces SPRING AWAKENING: THOSE YOU'VE KNOWN Documentary Photo HBO Announces SPRING AWAKENING: THOSE YOU'VE KNOWN Documentary
by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022

15 years after the smash, Tony-winning Broadway run of “Spring Awakening,” the original cast and creative team reunite for a spectacular, one-night only reunion concert to benefit The Actors Fund. The documentary features Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, John Gallagher Jr., Lauren Pritchard, Lilli Cooper, Skylar Astin, Krysta Rodriguez, and more.

VIDEO: Watch John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands & More Sing from SWEPT AWAY at Berkeley Photo VIDEO: Watch John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands & More Sing from SWEPT AWAY at Berkeley Rep
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

An all new video has been released from Swept Away at Berkeley Rep! Watch the cast perform 'Lord Lay Your Hand on My Shoulder/Ain’t No Man' here!

VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands Talk SWEPT AWAY on Backstage with Richard Rid Photo VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands Talk SWEPT AWAY on Backstage with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 19, 2022

Broadway is back and BroadwayWorld is bringing you all of the interviews you crave with your favorite Broadway stars! Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of their latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews weekly. Below, watch as he catches up with Broadway favorites John Gallagher, Jr.  and Stark Sands.

Wake Up With BWW 2/16: Brittney Johnson Takes Over as Glinda, Whitney Houston Musical Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/16: Brittney Johnson Takes Over as Glinda, Whitney Houston Musical, and More!
by - Feb 16, 2022

Today's top stories include photos from Brittney Johnson's first performance as full-time Glinda in Wicked, the 2022 Hollywood Bowl season announcement, and more! Plus, a Broadway show about Whitney Houston is in the works! The show will be a stage adaptation of the upcoming Kasi Lemmons-directed biopic “I Wanna Dance With Somebody', premiering on December 23.

John Gallagher Jr. Videos

VIDEO: Watch John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands & More Sing from SWEPT AWAY at Berkeley Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands & More Sing from SWEPT AWAY at Berkeley Rep

by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

An all new video has been released from Swept Away at Berkeley Rep! Watch the cast perform 'Lord Lay Your Hand on My Shoulder/Ain’t No Man' here!

VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands Talk SWEPT AWAY on Backstage with Richard Rid Videoplay
VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands Talk SWEPT AWAY on Backstage with Richard Ridge

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 19, 2022

Broadway is back and BroadwayWorld is bringing you all of the interviews you crave with your favorite Broadway stars! Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of their latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews weekly. Below, watch as he catches up with Broadway favorites John Gallagher, Jr.  and Stark Sands.

VIDEO: Jonathan Groff Talks SPRING AWAKENING Reunion on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan Videoplay
VIDEO: Jonathan Groff Talks SPRING AWAKENING Reunion on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan

by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2021

Jonathan Groff sat down with Kelly Ripa and guest-host Mark Conseulos this morning, discussing the Spring Awakning reunion concert. The reunion also featured Skylar Astin, Lilli Cooper, Jennifer Damiano, John Gallagher, Jr., Gideon Glick, Lea Michele, Lauren Pritchard, and Krysta Rodriguez.

WATCH: The Avett Brothers Release First Video of Title Song From Their New Musical SW Videoplay
WATCH: The Avett Brothers Release First Video of Title Song From Their New Musical SWEPT AWAY

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2021

A first-ever video of the title song from the new musical Swept Away, featuring Grammy Award nominated folk rock band The Avett Brothers ('America's biggest roots band,' Rolling Stone), in their theater debut, has just been released.

VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Gillian Jacobs Play 'Sorry, Bye' Videoplay
VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Gillian Jacobs Play 'Sorry, Bye'

by Stage Tube - Nov 2, 2020

The stars of the new horror film, Come Play, play the new game, 'Sorry, Bye,' where they have to pick one item out of a grouping to get rid of forever.

Broadway Rewind: AMERICAN IDIOT Takes a Holiday on Broadway in 2010 Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: AMERICAN IDIOT Takes a Holiday on Broadway in 2010

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2020

Today we rewind to 2010, when American Idiot opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre, where it played for 422 performances. Directed by Michael Mayer, it starred John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands, Michael Esper, Tony Vincent, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Christina Sajous. 

VIDEO: AMERICAN IDIOT Original Broadway Cast Sings '21 Guns' to Celebrate 10 Year Ann Videoplay
VIDEO: AMERICAN IDIOT Original Broadway Cast Sings '21 Guns' to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary

by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2020

Stars John Gallagher Jr., Rebecca Naomi Jones, Stark Sands, and Michael Esper and the original Broadway company of American Idiot on Broadway reunite to celebrate the show's 10th anniversary!

VIDEO: Watch a New TV Spot for UNDERWATER, Starring Kristen Stewart & John Gallagher  Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a New TV Spot for UNDERWATER, Starring Kristen Stewart & John Gallagher Jr.

by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019

UNDERWATER is a film that follows a crew of underwater researchers who must scramble to safety after an earthquake devastates their subterranean laboratory. Directed by William Eubank, UNDERWATER stars Kristen Stewart, T.J. Miller, Vincent Cassel and John Gallagher Jr..

VIDEO: Amazon Prime Releases Trailer for MODERN LOVE Starring Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey Videoplay
VIDEO: Amazon Prime Releases Trailer for MODERN LOVE Starring Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, John Gallagher, Jr., Cristin Milioti, and More!

by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2019

Modern Love, coming to Amazon Prime Video on October 18, is inspired by the popular New York Times column of the same name. This half-hour romantic comedy series explores love in all of its complicated and beautiful forms, as each standalone episode brings some of the column's most beloved stories to life with a stellar cast.

VIDEO: Watch the New Teaser Trailer For MODERN LOVE, Starring Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the New Teaser Trailer For MODERN LOVE, Starring Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, John Gallagher, Jr., Brandon Victor Dixon, and more!

by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2019

The new teaser trailer has been released for the upcoming Amazon series, Modern Love, which stars Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, John Gallagher, Jr., Brandon Victor Dixon, and more!


John Gallagher Jr. Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Gallagher Jr. been in?
John Gallagher Jr. has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has John Gallagher Jr. been in?
John Gallagher Jr. has not appeared in the West End

What awards has John Gallagher Jr. been nominated for?
Best Featured Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Long Day's Journey Into Night , Best Featured Actor in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Spring Awakening Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Spring Awakening and Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Spring Awakening .

What awards has John Gallagher Jr. won?
Best Featured Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Long Day's Journey Into Night Best Featured Actor in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Spring Awakeningand Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Spring Awakening.