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John Gallagher Jr.

Birth Place: Wilmington, Delaware, USA

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John Gallagher Jr. 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 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.

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John Gallagher Jr. 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. Movies

Pieces of April
[ 2003 ] Timmy Burns
The Good Student
[ 2006 ] Brett Mullen
Whatever Works
[ 2009 ] Perry
Jonah Hex
[ 2010 ] Lieutenant Evan
Margaret
[ 2011 ] Darren
Short Term 12
[ 2013 ] Mon
The Heart Machine
[ 2014 ] Cody
Hush
[ 2016 ] The Man
10 Cloverfield Lane
[ 2016 ] Emmett
The Belko Experiment
[ 2016 ] Mike Milch
Sadie
[ 2018 ] Cyrus
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
[ 2018 ] Reverend Rick
Peppermint
[ 2018 ] Detective Stan Carmichael
The Best of Enemies
[ 2019 ] Lee Tromblay
American Woman
[ 2019 ] Juan
Come Play
[ 2020 ] Marty
Underwater
[ 2020 ] Liam Smith
The Same Storm
[ 2021 ] Dale Salt
Gone in the Night
[ 2022 ] Max
Abandoned
[ 2022 ] Alex

John Gallagher Jr. TV Shows

The Newsroom
Jim Harper

John Gallagher Jr. Awards and Nominations


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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2016 - Best Featured Actor in a Play

John Gallagher, Jr., Long Day's Journey Into Night


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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2007 - Best Featured Actor in a Musical

John Gallagher Jr., Spring Awakening


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Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

John Gallagher, Jr., Spring Awakening

Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical

John Gallagher, Jr, Spring Awakening

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John Gallagher Jr. News


Photos: Will Butler + Sister Squares Perform at Bowery Electric

Earlier this week, Grammy Award-winner Will Butler performed a special one-night-only concert with his band, Will Butler + Sister Squares at Bowery Electric. See photos!
The Avett Brothers' SWEPT AWAY To Open On Broadway In Fall 2024

The new musical Swept Away, with music by The Avett Brothers, will begin performances on Broadway this fall.
Photos: Inside Matt DeAngelis' THE JANICE JAM: BROADWAY FOR BREAST CANCER

On Monday night, Broadway’s Matt DeAngelis (Waitress), who lost his mother, Janice, in 2022 to metastatic breast cancer, gathered his dearest Broadway friends and industry colleagues together for THE JANICE JAM: BROADWAY FOR BREAST CANCER and raised over $52,000 for Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). Check out photos here!
Photos: The Avett Brothers Musical SWEPT AWAY Opens at Arena Stage!

On Wednesday evening, The Avett Brothers (Scott Avett, Seth Avett, and Bob Crawford) celebrated the opening of their new musical, Swept Away, running at Arena Stage’s Kreeger Theater at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C. through January 14 after a thrice-extended run at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in early 2022. Check out photos below!
Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of The Avett Brothers Musical SWEPT AWAY at Arena Stage

Check out photos from opening night of The Avett Brothers musical Swept Away at Arena Stage!
First Look at the Avett Brothers Musical SWEPT AWAY Key Art in Collaboration With Poster Artist Ken Taylor

The new soul-stirring Avett Brothers musical 'Swept Away' has unveiled a collaboration with rock 'n' roll poster artist Ken Taylor. Get a first look here!
Ariana DeBose Space Thriller I.S.S. Gets Nationwide Theatrical Release

The Ariana DeBose-led sci-fi thriller I.S.S. has been picked up by Bleeker Street for a U.S. theatrical release. Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite and written by Nick Shafir, the film was produced by Pete Shilaimon, Mickey Liddell. The cast also includes Chris Messina, Pilou Asbæk, John Gallagher Jr., Costa Ronin, and Maria Mashkova.
Photos: John Gallagher, Jr. Performs at NEXT@LCT3

See photos of John Gallagher, Jr. performing at NEXT@LCT3.
Photos: FUNNY GIRL's Lea Michele Celebrates With SPRING AWAKENING Pals, Ryan Murphy and More

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 Documentary, and More!

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

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!

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

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.
Wake Up With BWW 2/16: Brittney Johnson Takes Over as Glinda, Whitney Houston Musical, and More!

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.
Wake Up With BWW 1/20: NEWSIES JR. Available For Licensing, WEST SIDE STORY Screenplay, and More!

Today's top stories include a first look at The Avett Brothers musical Swept Away, which opens tonight at Berkeley Rep. Plus, the full screenplay has been released for the West Side Story film, and you can read it now!
Photos: Get A First Look At The Avett Brothers' Musical SWEPT AWAY; Opens Tomorrow At Berkeley Rep

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Avett Brothers musical Swept Away, as well as a never-before seen set list of the musical numbers performed in the show. The set list is penned by Seth Avett and includes “Lord Lay Your Hand On My Shoulder,” a new song he wrote specifically for the production.
Wake Up With BWW 12/14: FLYING OVER SUNSET Opens, Golden Globe Nominees, and More!

Today's top stories include the opening of Flying Over Sunset, which officially opened on Broadway last night. Read all of the reviews here! Plus, check out the full list of Golden Globe nominees, Critics Choice Award nominees, and more!
Wake Up With BWW 11/17: ANNIE LIVE! Casting, Inside COMPANY Re-Opening, and More!

Today's top stories include full casting announced for Annie Live! Plus, we're taking you inside Company's first performance back on Broadway with photos and videos from the big night. Additionally, check out photos from the Spring Awakening reunion concert, and the New York premiere of tick, tick...BOOM!
Photos: Inside Last Night's SPRING AWAKENING Reunion Concert

.The entire original cast of Broadway's Spring Awakening participated, including Jonathan Groff, Lauren Pritchard, Lea Michele, Skylar Astin, John Gallagher, Jr., Gerard Canonico, Lilli Cooper, Jennifer Damiano, Christine Eastbrook, Gideon Glick, Robert Hager, Brian Johnson, Krysta Rodriguez, Stephen Spinella, Phoebe Strole, Jonny B. Wright, and Remy Zaken.
John Gallagher Jr, Michael Shannon & Emma Roberts Join ABANDONED

The plot follows a mother (Emma Roberts), father (John Gallagher Jr.), and their infant son as they move into a remote farmhouse, which harbors a dark, haunting history. As they begin to uncover their home's past, the mother’s fragility escalates to a state of psychosis that jeopardizes their family's safety.

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?

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

What awards has John Gallagher Jr. won?

John Gallagher Jr. has won several awards, including Best Featured Actor in a Play for "Long Day's Journey Into Night" at the BroadwayWorld Awards, Best Featured Actor in a Musical for "Spring Awakening" at the BroadwayWorld Awards, and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for "Spring Awakening" at the Tony Awards.

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