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Jon Jon Briones

 
Birth Place:
Quezon City, Philippines
Bio:
Jon Jon Briones can be seen as Dr. Richard Hanover in the show Ratched on Netflix. Some recent Television appearances include Ariel Augustus,The Grand Chancellor of the Warlocks on American Horror Story: Apocolypse., Modesto Cunanan in American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace as ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Quezon City, Philippines

Bio:
Jon Jon Briones can be seen as Dr. Richard Hanover in the show Ratched on Netflix. Some recent Television appearances include Ariel Augustus,The Grand Chancellor of the Warlocks on American Horror Story: Apocolypse., Modesto Cunanan in American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace as ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
The Engineer
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2014
The Engineer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1989
Barman
NVA Soldier

Jon Jon Briones Biography

Jon Jon Briones can be seen as Dr. Richard Hanover in the show Ratched on Netflix. Some recent Television appearances include Ariel Augustus,The Grand Chancellor of the Warlocks on American Horror Story: Apocolypse., Modesto Cunanan in American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace as Modesto Cunanan, and an appearance on All Rise. Over the years he has appeared on several television shows, films, commercials and stage productions.
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In his recent stage career, he was on Broadway with the transfer of London's West End Revival of Miss Saigon playing the Engineer. A role for which he was nominated and received many awards. On Broadway he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award and was given a Theater World Award. In London's West End, he was nominated for an Olivier Award, and won 2 What's On Stage Awards among many others.
Jon Jon was born and raised in the Philippines until he ventured abroad in 1989 to join in the original London cast of Miss Saigon. He has subsequently played the role of the Engineer in Miss Saigon all over the world-Germany, US Tour, UK Tour, Asian Tour and back home in the Philippines as well as a return to London's West End for its final year.
Other theater credits include: Magno Rubio in Magno Rubio, Enjolras in Les Mis, Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, Tateh in Ragtime, Lion in the The Wiz, Laertes in Hamlet, Rapunzel's Prince in Into the Woods, Man1 in Closer Than Ever, Lukas in Peregrinasyon with Ma-Yi Theater Company in New York, Children of Eden at Papermill Playhouse, and Yellow Face with CTG at the Mark Taper Forum. He can be heard on the original London and Germany soundtracks of Miss Saigon as well as the American Cast recording of Children of Eden. Since moving to Los Angeles 5 years ago he has appeared on Television, Commercials and Film. His TV credits include: recurring guest star "Cosme Caliyag" on NBC's Las Vegas, "Asian Elvis" in Sons of Anarchy, as well as guest stars on Miami Medical, Monk, and Southland a recurring role on General Hospital and co-star in Law & Order LA and Moonlight. Film credits include: Genie in The Fifth Voyage of Sinbad, Rhadamanths in Breathe, Uncle Jon Jon in Brown Soup Thing, Paulo Alcedo in An Immigrant Girl's Journey, Dawn's Father in Proud American, and supporting roles in Finding Foosball, Potluck, Feast & Yokai.

Jon Jon Briones Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Jon Jon Briones, Miss Saigon
 
Theatre World Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance Gold Star
Jon Jon Briones, Miss Saigon
 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Actor in a Musical
Jon Jon BrionesMiss Saigon

Jon Jon Briones News

VIDEO: Watch Josh Groban Perform 'Evermore' From BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATI Photo VIDEO: Watch Josh Groban Perform 'Evermore' From BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION
by Michael Major - Dec 19, 2022

Josh Groban has released the video of his performance of 'Evermore' from Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration on ABC. Joining Groban in the special is H.E.R. as Belle, Rita Moreno as the narrator, Joshua Henry as Gaston, Martin Short as Lumière, David Alan Grier as Cogsworth, Jon Jon Briones as Maurice, Shania Twain as Mrs. Potts, and more.

Review Roundup: BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30th CELEBRATION Premieres on ABC Photo Review Roundup: BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30th CELEBRATION Premieres on ABC
by Michael Major - Dec 16, 2022

Last night, ABC celebrated 30 years of Beauty & the Beast with a special live action/animated hybrid special. With the special now available to stream on Disney+ and Hulu, check out what critics thought of the new special!

BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Scores 4 Million Viewers Photo BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Scores 4 Million Viewers
by Michael Major - Dec 16, 2022

ABC's Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration scored 4.5 million viewers, leading in Thursday night television ratings. The presentation starred H.E.R., Josh Groban, Rita Moreno, Shania Twain, Joshua Henry, Martin Short, David Alan Grier, and more. See how the special compared to past television musicals!

Photos: Paige O'Hara, Alan Menken & More Appear in BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRA Photo Photos: Paige O'Hara, Alan Menken & More Appear in BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION
by Michael Major - Dec 16, 2022

ABC's Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration featured an appearance by the original voice of Belle, Paige O'Hara, and the musical's composer, Alan Menken. Viewers were also treated to Shania Twain performing a stirring rendition of 'Beauty and the Beast' in honor of Angela Lansbury. Check out photos from the special now!

VIDEOS: Watch BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Musical Numbers Photo VIDEOS: Watch BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Musical Numbers
by Michael Major - Dec 16, 2022

Watch videos of the musical numbers from Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration, including an introduction by Rita Moreno, plus Martin Short in 'Be Our Guest,' Joshua Henry in 'Gaston,' David Alan Grier in 'Something There,' Shania Twain singing 'Beauty and the Beast,' and a special finale performance by H.E.R., Josh Groban, and the entire cast.

Listen: BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Soundtrack Out Now Photo Listen: BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Soundtrack Out Now
by Michael Major - Dec 15, 2022

The soundtrack for ABC's Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration has been released! Listen to all thirteen tracks from the upcoming Disney special, which includes classics like 'Be Our Guest,' 'Something There,' and 'Belle,' plus new songs like 'Evermore,' sung by H.E.R., Joshua Henry, Josh Groban, Martin Short, Shania Twain, and more.

VIDEO: Josh Groban Reveals His BEAUTY & THE BEAST Puppet Costume Photo VIDEO: Josh Groban Reveals His BEAUTY & THE BEAST Puppet Costume
by Michael Major - Dec 14, 2022

Josh Groban has revealed a first look at his Beast costume for the Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration on ABC. Check out a video of Groban and the giant puppet in action now, including footage of his first time seeing it. Groban is joined by H.E.R., Joshua Henry, Shania Twain, Rita Moreno, Martin Short, and David Alan Grier in the special.

Photos: Joshua Henry, Josh Groban & More Attend BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATIO Photo Photos: Joshua Henry, Josh Groban & More Attend BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Preview Event
by Michael Major - Dec 14, 2022

The stars and creative team behind ABC‚Äôs ‚ÄúBeauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration‚ÄĚ came together for a VIP presentation and celebration of the enchanting special in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Check out photos of H.E.R., Joshua Henry, Josh Groban, Rita Moreno, David Alan Grier, Jon Jon Briones, and more.

VIDEO: First Look at 'Belle' & 'Be Our Guest' In New BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEB Photo VIDEO: First Look at 'Belle' & 'Be Our Guest' In New BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Featurette
by Michael Major - Dec 14, 2022

ABC has released a new Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Anniversary featurette, featuring a first look at the making of musical numbers 'Belle' and 'Be Our Guest.' The new featurette also reveals that Beauty & the Beast composer Alan Menken will be appearing in the special, plus a first look at H.E.R.'s iconic yellow Belle dress. Watch the new video now!

Interview: Joshua Henry Reveals How He Prepared to Play Gaston in BEAUTY & THE BEAST: Photo Interview: Joshua Henry Reveals How He Prepared to Play Gaston in BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION
by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2022

Tony nominee and Into the Woods star Joshua Henry will be playing Gaston alonside stars like H.E.R., Josh Groban, Shania Twain, David Alan Grier, Martin Short, Rita Moreno, Jon Jon Briones, and more. BroadwayWorld caught up with Henry to discuss what to expect from the special, singing 'Agony' on set with Martin Short, and more.

Jon Jon Briones Videos

VIDEOS: Watch BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Musical Numbers Videoplay
VIDEOS: Watch BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Musical Numbers

by Michael Major - Dec 16, 2022

Watch videos of the musical numbers from Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration, including an introduction by Rita Moreno, plus Martin Short in 'Be Our Guest,' Joshua Henry in 'Gaston,' David Alan Grier in 'Something There,' Shania Twain singing 'Beauty and the Beast,' and a special finale performance by H.E.R., Josh Groban, and the entire cast.

VIDEO: Josh Groban Reveals His BEAUTY & THE BEAST Puppet Costume Videoplay
VIDEO: Josh Groban Reveals His BEAUTY & THE BEAST Puppet Costume

by Michael Major - Dec 14, 2022

Josh Groban has revealed a first look at his Beast costume for the Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration on ABC. Check out a video of Groban and the giant puppet in action now, including footage of his first time seeing it. Groban is joined by H.E.R., Joshua Henry, Shania Twain, Rita Moreno, Martin Short, and David Alan Grier in the special.

VIDEO: First Look at 'Belle' & 'Be Our Guest' In New BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEB Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at 'Belle' & 'Be Our Guest' In New BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Featurette

by Michael Major - Dec 14, 2022

ABC has released a new Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Anniversary featurette, featuring a first look at the making of musical numbers 'Belle' and 'Be Our Guest.' The new featurette also reveals that Beauty & the Beast composer Alan Menken will be appearing in the special, plus a first look at H.E.R.'s iconic yellow Belle dress. Watch the new video now!

VIDEO: H.E.R. & Josh Groban Discuss Making BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Videoplay
VIDEO: H.E.R. & Josh Groban Discuss Making BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION

by Michael Major - Dec 9, 2022

ABC has released a new featurette for Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration, featuring H.E.R. and Josh Groban discussing the making of the special. The new featurette also features the two of them in the recording studio and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the live action portion of the special. Watch the new video now!

VIDEO: Watch Martin Short, Joshua Henry & More In New BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Martin Short, Joshua Henry & More In New BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Preview

by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2022

Watch a new video preview of Martin Short, Joshua Henry, HE.R., and more in rehearsals for ABC's upcoming Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration special. The special also stars Shania Twain, David Alan Grier, Rizwan Manji, Jon Jon Briones, Leo Abelo Perry, and more.

VIDEO: Watch Joshua Henry, Shania Twain & More in BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRAT Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Joshua Henry, Shania Twain & More in BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Preview

by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

ABC has released a first look at Joshua Henry, Shania Twain, Martin Short, David Alan Grier, and Rita Moreno in the upcoming Beauty & the Beast 30th Anniversary live action and animated hybrid special. Watch the new video preview, which features a sneak peek at Shania Twain singing the title song, now!

VIDEO: First Look at Josh Groban and H.E.R in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATIO Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Josh Groban and H.E.R in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION on ABC

by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 19, 2022

Watch a sneak peek of H.E.R. and Josh Groban performing the title song from BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in anticipation of the ABC Special on December 15th.

VIDEO: Watch the Final Trailer for RATCHED on Netflix, Starring Sarah Paulson Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Final Trailer for RATCHED on Netflix, Starring Sarah Paulson

by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2020

From Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, RATCHED is a suspenseful drama series that tells the origin story of asylum nurse Mildred Ratched.

VIDEO: Norm Lewis, Holland Taylor Guest Star As Actors in a Play on FX's BETTER THING Videoplay
VIDEO: Norm Lewis, Holland Taylor Guest Star As Actors in a Play on FX's BETTER THINGS

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 30, 2019

Norm Lewis and Holland Taylor guest starred on last week's episode of BETTER THINGS on FX. In the episode, the main character Sam goes to New York City to read for a play titled 'Skewered' alongside Lewis, Taylor, and other actors Mark Feuerstein, Gabrielle Ruiz, and Jon Jon Briones.

VIDEO: Broadway's MISS SAIGON Cast Takes a Knee in Solidarity with NFL Players Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway's MISS SAIGON Cast Takes a Knee in Solidarity with NFL Players

by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

NFL players across the country have been taking a knee in a show of solidarity against President Donald Trump, who said players that kneel during the National Anthem to protest racial inequality should be fired. The company of Broadway's MISS SAIGON took their final bow from their knees last night in solidarity with the players - watch the video below!


Jon Jon Briones Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jon Jon Briones been in?
Jon Jon Briones has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jon Jon Briones been in?
Jon Jon Briones has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Jon Jon Briones's first West End show?
Jon Jon Briones's first West End show was Miss Saigon which opened in 1989

What awards has Jon Jon Briones been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Miss Saigon Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Miss Saigon and Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Miss Saigon .

What awards has Jon Jon Briones won?
Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Miss Saigon.


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