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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)
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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)

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

Photos

Isa Briones, Anthony Fedorov, Jon Jon Briones Photo

Isa Briones, Anthony Fedorov, Jon Jon Briones

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11/21/2019
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Laura Bell Bundy, Barrett Foa, Jon Jon Briones

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06/21/2018
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Eva Noblezada, Edelle Rapada, Jon Jon Briones

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01/15/2018
Jon Jon Briones, Eva Noblezada, Nicholas Christopher, Alistair Brammer, Director Laur Photo

Jon Jon Briones, Eva Noblezada, Nicholas Christopher, Alistair Brammer, Director Laurence Connor, Devin Ilaw, Katie Rose Clarke

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01/15/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [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

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL & More Available on BroadwayHD This Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL & More Available on BroadwayHD This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2022

This summer, viewers can beat the heat and enjoy Broadway blockbusters from the comfort of their own homes with BroadwayHD! BroadwayHD has a variety of summer blockbuster titles, including Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Hair, and more. 

Sky Arts to Broadcast CAMERON MACKINTOSH - THE FIRST 50 YEARS Documentary Photo Sky Arts to Broadcast CAMERON MACKINTOSH - THE FIRST 50 YEARS Documentary
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021

Sky Arts will broadcast a new documentary Cameron Mackintosh - The First 50 Years on Monday 27 December 2021 at 7pm, a two-hour programme featuring Mackintosh’s life as a producer told through his own eyes and those of his friends and colleagues including his most famous writer collaborators.

WATCH: Lea Salonga, David Henry Hwang and Hoon Lee Urge Support of #StopAsianHate in  Photo WATCH: Lea Salonga, David Henry Hwang and Hoon Lee Urge Support of #StopAsianHate in Digital Video Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2021

Today, Jess McLeod, Eric Keen-Louie, and Lauren Yee announced the launch of a celebrity digital video campaign aimed at raising awareness about the dramatic rise in hate crimes against the Asian American community.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 23- MISS SAIGON Returns to Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 23- MISS SAIGON Returns to Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2021

On this day in 2017, Cameron Macintosh's acclaimed revival of the musical Miss Saigon landed on Broadway starring Tony-nominee Eva Noblezada. 

Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & M Photo Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!

BWW Interview: Carly Ozard of VOICES OF COLOR Concert Series Debuting January 15 Photo BWW Interview: Carly Ozard of VOICES OF COLOR Concert Series Debuting January 15
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 6, 2021

With her new concert series, VOICES OF COLOR, Carly Ozard is ready to shine a light on some of her favorite musical artists and, hopefully, broaden the scope of their work lives.

WATCH: TOFA Awards' 10th-Anniversary Special, With Darren Criss, Lea Salonga, Jon Jon Photo WATCH: TOFA Awards' 10th-Anniversary Special, With Darren Criss, Lea Salonga, Jon Jon Briones
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 31, 2020

Watch the first-ever The Outstanding Filipino Americans (TOFA) Awards' virtual ceremony, hosted by 'Asia's King of Talk' Boy Abunda, via BroadwayWorld.com.

Jon Jon Briones Joins List of TOFA's '100 Most Influential Fil-Ams' Photo Jon Jon Briones Joins List of TOFA's '100 Most Influential Fil-Ams'
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 27, 2020

In celebration of Filipino American (Fil-Am) History Month, 100 movers and shakers of Filipino descent will be feted in a digital ceremony through The Outstanding Filipino Americans (TOFA) Awards, a national award-giving body. The TOFA Awards, which have been customarily held annually at Carnegie Hall, also turn 10 this month. To mark this milestone, the TOFA Awards are honoring their list of ‚Äú100 Most Influential Fil-Am Individuals and Organizations‚ÄĚ or #TOFA100 on Saturday, October 31, 2020, at 9 p.m. EST (Sunday, at 9 a.m. PST) via YouTube and Facebook.

Lea Salonga, Eva Noblezada, and More Broadway Stars Headline Online Filipino Festival Photo Lea Salonga, Eva Noblezada, and More Broadway Stars Headline Online Filipino Festival
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2020

Review Roundup: RATCHED on Netflix, Starring Sarah Paulson Photo Review Roundup: RATCHED on Netflix, Starring Sarah Paulson
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 16, 2020

'Ratched' is coming to Netflix! The Ryan Murphy series, starring Sarah Paulson, premieres this Friday, September 18th.

Jon Jon Briones Videos

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

VIDEO: MISS SAIGON's Eva Noblezada and Rachelle Ann Go Have a Belt-Off in "Movie in M VideoVIDEO: MISS SAIGON's Eva Noblezada and Rachelle Ann Go Have a Belt-Off in "Movie in My Mind" Music Video!
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON has just released a new music video of "The Movie In My Mind" featuring Tony nominee Eva Noblezada and original Broadway revival cast member Rachelle Ann Go.

VIDEO: The Casts of ALADDIN and MISS SAIGON Swap Songs For a Good Cause VideoVIDEO: The Casts of ALADDIN and MISS SAIGON Swap Songs For a Good Cause
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2017

On August 20, the casts of Broadway's Aladdin and Miss Saigon came together to swap songs, sing show tunes, and raise money for a friend in need. The show entitled Show/Swap was presented by Telly Leung and Billy Bustamante, and featured hits from Miss Saigon, Aladdin, Les Miserables, Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, and more.

Steve Kazee, Patrick Page & Cady Huffman Lead Reading of THE STING Musical VideoSteve Kazee, Patrick Page & Cady Huffman Lead Reading of THE STING Musical
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 14, 2017

An industry reading is underway for a new musical adaptation of The Sting!

Javier Munoz Starts #DiversityOfBroadway, Broadway Responds VideoJavier Munoz Starts #DiversityOfBroadway, Broadway Responds
by Julie Musbach - Aug 13, 2017

Javier Mu√Īoz, current star of Hamilton, has started the #DiversityOfBroadway hashtag and it has swept through social media. Casts across Broadway are sharing their group photos and celebrating the diversity that makes Broadway so great. Check out some photos

VIDEO: Cast of MISS SAIGON Perform on THE TONY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 11, 2017

The cast of MISS SAIGON performed on tonight's TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below! 

VIDEO: MISS SAIGON Understudy Colby Dezelick Chronicles First Time as Chris!
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2017

What happens when a Broadway understudy gets his first call that he's going on? MISS SAIGON's Colby Dezelick found out last week when he got to fill in for leading man, Alistair Brammer. Go inside his crazy day below!

BWW TV: This Was the Hour- Catch Up with the Cast of MISS SAIGON on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Mar 24, 2017

The heat is back on at the Broadway Theatre. After the opening night curtain came down last night, the company of MISS SAIGON gathered at Tavern on the Green to celebrate the musical's historic return to the Great White Way. BroadwayWorld was on hand to chat with them about everything Saigon!


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.