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Josh Gad

 
Bio:
Josh Gad is known for parts like Olaf in Frozen and Frozen 2, playing Elder Arnold Cunningham in the Broadway musical The Book of Mormon, and LeFou in the live-action adaptation of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. His other Broadway credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Other ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Josh Gad is known for parts like Olaf in Frozen and Frozen 2, playing Elder Arnold Cunningham in the Broadway musical The Book of Mormon, and LeFou in the live-action adaptation of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. His other Broadway credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Other ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Elder Cunningham
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
William Barfee [Replacement]

Josh Gad Movies

Mary and Joe
 
[2002]
Angel
Watching the Detectives
 
[2007]
Mark
The Rocker
 
[2008]
Matt
No Heroics
 
[2009]
Horseforce
Rent Control
 
[2009]
Officer Freds
Rent Control
 
[2009]
Crossing Over
 
[2009]
Howie
The Lost Nomads: Get Lost!
 
[2009]
Gigi / Miss Piggy / Jose Sanchez / ...
Waiting to Die
 
[2009]
Simon
Love & Other Drugs
 
[2010]
Josh Randall
Marmaduke
 
[2010]
Bandana Dog - Voice
Mardi Gras: Spring Break
 
[2011]
Bump (Bartholomew T. Brown)
Thanks for Sharing
 
[2012]
Neil
Ice Age: Continental Drift
 
[2012]
Louis - Voice
She Wants Me
 
[2012]
Sam Baum
Frozen
 
[2013]
Olaf - Voice
The Internship
 
[2013]
Headphones
Frozen Special
 
[2013]
Jobs
 
[2013]
Steve Wozniak
Wish I Was Here
 
[2014]
Noah Bloom
Pixels
 
[2015]
Ludlow Lamonsoff
The Wedding Ringer
 
[2015]
Doug Harris
The Angry Birds Movie
 
[2016]
Chuck - Voice
Angry Birds: Bachelorette Sneak Peek Media Promotion
 
[2016]
Chuck
Murder on the Orient Express
 
[2017]
Hector MacQueen
Marshall
 
[2017]
Sam Friedman
Beauty and the Beast
 
[2017]
LeFou
A Dog's Purpose
 
[2017]
Bailey / Ellie / Tino / ... - Voice
Little Monsters
 
[2019]
Teddy McGiggle
The Angry Birds Movie 2
 
[2019]
Chuck - Voice
Frozen 2
 
[2019]
Olaf - Voice
A Dog's Journey
 
[2019]
Bailey - Voice
Artemis Fowl
 
[2020]
Mulch Diggums
These Naked Celebs Have an Important Message for Voters
 
[2020]
Ghostbusters: Afterlife
 
[2021]
Muncher - Voice

Josh Gad TV Shows

ER
 
[2005]
Sgt. Bruce Larabee
American Dad!
 
[2008]
Art
Back to You
 
[2007-2008]
Ryan Church
Woke Up Dead
 
[2009]
Matt
Party Down
 
[2009]
Jeffrey Ells
Numb3rs
 
[2008-2009]
Roy McGill
Bored to Death
 
[2010]
Warren
The Cleveland Show
 
[2010]
Droopy, Pimp
Good Vibes
 
[2011]
Mondo
Californication
 
[2011]
Doctor
1600 Penn
 
[2012-2013]
Skip Gilchrist
Gigi: Almost American
 
[2011-2014]
Gigi
Phineas and Ferb
 
[2014]
Wendell
TripTank
 
[2015]
Louis
New Girl
 
[2012-2015]
Bearclaw
Sesame Street
 
[2015]
Vincent Van Stop
The Comedians
 
[2015]
Josh Gad
Sofia the First
 
[2016]
Olaf
Lego Frozen Northern Lights
 
[2016]
Olaf
Star Wars: Rebels
 
[2017]
Controller
South Park
 
[2017]
Marcus
Bob's Burgers
 
[2018]
Damon
Modern Family
 
[2011-2020]
Kenneth, Kenneth Ploufe
James and the Giant Peach with Taika and Friends
 
[2020]
Earthworm
Home Movie: The Princess Bride
 
[2020]
The Grandson
At Home with Olaf
 
[2020]
Olaf
Olaf Presents
 
[2021]
Olaf
Staged
 
[2021]
Josh Gad
Curb Your Enthusiasm
 
[2021]
Chiropractor
The Boys
 
[2022]
Josh Gad
Central Park
 
[2020-2022]
Birdie, Ernst Von Gunten
The Tiny Chef Show
 
[2022]
Josh Gad
Avenue 5
 
[2020-2022]
Herman Judd
Wolf Like Me
 
[2022]
Gary
Beauty & The Beast
 
[2025]
LeFou

Josh Gad Biography

Josh Gad is known for parts like Olaf in Frozen and Frozen 2, playing Elder Arnold Cunningham in the Broadway musical The Book of Mormon, and LeFou in the live-action adaptation of Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

His other Broadway credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Other theatre: All in the Timing, The Skin of Our Teeth, A One Man Show With Other People.

Josh also served as a correspondent on "The Daily Show." Film: 21, The Rocker and Love and Other Drugs. TV: "Avenue 5," "Central Park," "Back to You," "Californication," "Bored to Death," "Numb3rs" and "Party Down." Josh voiced the lead character in David Gordon Green's upcoming animated MTV series "Good Vibes" and stars in the BBC/MyDamnChannel.com web series "Gigi." Carnegie Mellon graduate.

His other films include Murder on the Orient Express, The Angry Birds Movie 2 and Jobs.

Josh was nominated for a Tony, Drama League and Astaire Award and won the Outer Critic Circle Award for his performance in Book of Mormon.

Josh Gad Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Josh Gad, The Book of Mormon
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Josh Gad, The Book of Mormon

Josh Gad News

Sacred Heart University Community Theatre Presents December Films Photo Sacred Heart University Community Theatre Presents December Films
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022

The SHU Community Theatre presents a month of film programming in December. This month's highlights include sing-along screenings of Disney's Frozen and Frozen II on Dec. 30, and a Q&A with the filmmaker of Santaman, after the Dec. 18, screening of the new holiday film.

The Warner Will Screen FROZEN and CHRISTMAS WITH THE KRANKS This Holiday Season Photo The Warner Will Screen FROZEN and CHRISTMAS WITH THE KRANKS This Holiday Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

 Movies @ the Warner presents FROZEN, Thursday 11/17 at 7 pm in the Oneglia Auditorium. The Winter Films Series will resume in December with CHRISTMAS WITH THE KRANKS, Thursday 12/8 at 7 pm in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre.

Album Review: A Cast Album For A Magical Musical That Has Not Appeared... Yet - THE V Photo Album Review: A Cast Album For A Magical Musical That Has Not Appeared... Yet - THE VIOLET HOUR
by Bobby Patrick - Nov 5, 2022

Along with creating incomparable music, lyrics, and story, Reynolds & Price have ensured that the lucky listeners of their baby have everything they need to fully enjoy and UNDERSTAND the depth and breadth, and height their show can reach.

Listen: THE VIOLET HOUR Studio Cast Recording Featuring Jeremy Jordan, Solea Pfeiffer Photo Listen: THE VIOLET HOUR Studio Cast Recording Featuring Jeremy Jordan, Solea Pfeiffer & More Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2022

The award-winning songwriting team of Will Reynolds and Eric Price have released a complete 28-track studio cast recording of their new musical The Violet Hour on Friday November 4, 2022. Listen here!

The Warner Will Screen EDWARD SCISSORHANDS and FROZEN This Month Photo The Warner Will Screen EDWARD SCISSORHANDS and FROZEN This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2022

Movies @ the Warner presents EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, Thursday, 11/10 at 7 pm in the Oneglia Auditorium. The following week, the Warner will show FROZEN, 11/17 at 7 pm.

ABC Announces 2022 Holiday Programming Schedule Photo ABC Announces 2022 Holiday Programming Schedule
by Michael Major - Oct 24, 2022

Two dazzling specials featuring some of the biggest names in music will bring melodies in December: ‚ÄúA Very Backstreet Christmas‚ÄĚ celebrates the holidays with The Backstreet Boys, and ‚ÄúFinding Harmony‚ÄĚ is an uplifting story featuring EGOT winner John Legend¬†and David Brown, founder of the Columbus-based Harmony Project in Ohio.

Listen: THE RANDY RAINBOW PODCAST Launches With Guest Sean Hayes Photo Listen: THE RANDY RAINBOW PODCAST Launches With Guest Sean Hayes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

From the minds of Emmy Award winners Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner, Hazy Mills Productions, on the heels of their hit podcast HypochondriActor, have announced their upcoming slate of shows that will begin to roll out starting this month with The Randy Rainbow Podcast. Listen to the first episode featuring Sean Hayes here!

HBO Comedy Series AVENUE 5 Returns For Its Second Season in October Photo HBO Comedy Series AVENUE 5 Returns For Its Second Season in October
by Michael Major - Sep 14, 2022

Season two series regulars include Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Rebecca Front, Suzy Nakamura, Lenora Crichlow, Nikki Amuka-Bird and Ethan Phillips. Guest Stars include Andy Buckley, Jessica St. Clair, Kyle Bornheimer, Adam Pålsson, Daisy May Cooper, Lucy Punch, Leila Farzad, Jonathan Aris and Arsher Ali. Watch the trailer for the season now!

Photos: Cast Members From ALADDIN, THE LION KING & FROZEN Perform at D23 Expo Legends Photo Photos: Cast Members From ALADDIN, THE LION KING & FROZEN Perform at D23 Expo Legends Ceremony
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2022

Michael James Scott, Jacob Dickey, Katie Terza, Jelani Remy, Pearl Kwezi, Caelan Creaser, and Tatyana Lubov from Disney's productions of Aladdin and The Lion King, and The North American Tour of Frozen, kicked off D23 Expo Legends Ceremony with a special performance on Friday, September 8, 2022. See photos here!

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Inducted as a Disney Legend at the D23 Expo Photo VIDEO: Idina Menzel Inducted as a Disney Legend at the D23 Expo
by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

This year’s honorees include Frozen stars Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Kristen Bell. Plus, Chadwick Boseman, Patrick Dempsey, Ellen Pompeo, Tracee Ellis Ross, Anthony Anderson, and more. Watch a video clip from Menzel's acceptance speech as she sings 'When You Wish Upon A Star' from Pinocchio.

Josh Gad Videos

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Inducted as a Disney Legend at the D23 Expo Videoplay
VIDEO: Idina Menzel Inducted as a Disney Legend at the D23 Expo

by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

This year’s honorees include Frozen stars Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Kristen Bell. Plus, Chadwick Boseman, Patrick Dempsey, Ellen Pompeo, Tracee Ellis Ross, Anthony Anderson, and more. Watch a video clip from Menzel's acceptance speech as she sings 'When You Wish Upon A Star' from Pinocchio.

Interview: Emmy Raver-Lampman & Josh Gad Tease Musical Moments in CENTRAL PARK Season Videoplay
Interview: Emmy Raver-Lampman & Josh Gad Tease Musical Moments in CENTRAL PARK Season Three

by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

The hit animated musical series Central Park is back with its third season! BroadwayWorld caught up with stars Emmy Raver-Lampman and Josh Gad, who teased what to expect from the new season and what musical numbers they are most excited for audiences to see. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Apple TV+ Debuts CENTRAL PARK Season Three Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Apple TV+ Debuts CENTRAL PARK Season Three Trailer

by Michael Major - Aug 24, 2022

‚ÄúCentral Park‚ÄĚ stars a renowned voice cast that includes Gad, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Emmy Raver-Lampman, Stanley Tucci, Kristen Bell, Sam Richardson, Ben Schwartz, Jack McBrayer, Amber Ruffin, Yvette Nicole Brown, Craig Robinson, Tim Meadows, David Alan Grier and more.¬†Watch the new video trailer now!

WATCH: Hannah Corneau Stars in 'Getting Closer' Music Video Videoplay
WATCH: Hannah Corneau Stars in 'Getting Closer' Music Video

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

Songwriting team Will Reynolds and Eric Price, winners of the Fred Ebb Award for Musical Theatre Writing, have released of a music video for their song ‚ÄúGetting Closer‚ÄĚ from their forthcoming musical Radioactive, performed by Hannah Corneau (Wicked).

VIDEO: Josh Gad Reveals Nick Lachey Auditioned For THE BOOK OF MORMON Videoplay
VIDEO: Josh Gad Reveals Nick Lachey Auditioned For THE BOOK OF MORMON

by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2022

Josh Gad recently appeared on Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about how he once auditioned for the same role as Nick Lachey. Then, his life came full circle when Nick came to audition for Elder Price in The Book of Mormon years later!

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Zachary Noah Piser and Jessica Phillips Take Part in Mental Videoplay
VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Zachary Noah Piser and Jessica Phillips Take Part in Mental Health Awareness Campaign

by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Today, the¬†Child Mind Institute¬†launched¬†Dare to Share¬†‚ÄĒ a powerful mental health awareness campaign¬†to reduce stigma and normalize conversations about emotional, social, and psychological wellbeing among youth. The campaign launched in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month.

Exclusive: Kathryn Hahn & H. Jon Benjamin Sing in CENTRAL PARK Clip Videoplay
Exclusive: Kathryn Hahn & H. Jon Benjamin Sing in CENTRAL PARK Clip

by Michael Major - Mar 31, 2022

In the penultimate episode of the second season of Central Park, Paige, voiced by Kathryn Hahn, digs up evidence that has the power to take down Mayor Whitney Whitebottom, voiced by H. Jon Benjamin. Watch an exclusive clip of Hahn and Benjamin singing in the new episode now!

VIDEO: First Look at GIRLS5EVA Season Two & More in Peacock's 2022 Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at GIRLS5EVA Season Two & More in Peacock's 2022 Trailer

by Michael Major - Feb 4, 2022

New releases include Girls5Eva season two, Joe VS Carole starring Tony-winning Hedwig star John Cameron Mitchell, and a new series based on the popular Pitch Perfect film franchise.  New content will star Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Emmy Possum, Taye Diggs, Josh Gad, Isla Fisher, Kim Cattrall, and more.

VIDEO: Josh Gad, Rory O'Malley, Tituss Burgess & Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing New CENTRAL  Videoplay
VIDEO: Josh Gad, Rory O'Malley, Tituss Burgess & Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing New CENTRAL PARK Song

by Michael Major - Jan 21, 2022

In a first look at the second half of the new season, Josh Gad and Rory O’Malley reunite for a catchy musical number called “You are the Music.' The song is written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez and also features Tituss Burgess and Emmy Raver-Lampman. Watch the new music video now!

VIDEO: Josh Gad Recalls Forgetting BOOK OF MORMON Lines on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Josh Gad Recalls Forgetting BOOK OF MORMON Lines on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW

by Michael Major - Jan 12, 2022

During an interview on The Kelly Clarkson Show, Josh Gad and Clarkson discussed the struggle to remember lyrics, leading Gad to tell a story about forgetting his lines while starring in the Book of Mormon on Broadway. Gad revealed how is co-stars reacted to the line flub and what he did to ensure that he would never forget the lyrics again.


Josh Gad Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Josh Gad been in?
Josh Gad has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Josh Gad been in?
Josh Gad has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Josh Gad been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Book of Mormon and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Book of Mormon .

What awards has Josh Gad won?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Book of Mormon.


Twitter Watch

@joshgad - 11/21/22 09:22pm Home is where the Gold is. #Avenue5? available now on @HBO and @hbomax


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@joshgad - 11/19/22 08:33pm You are truly an asshole and an anarchist.


@joshgad - 11/18/22 05:58pm I need this now


@joshgad - 11/18/22 04:11pm Like Mark Twain also said, ‚ÄúMeet me on Mastodon.‚ÄĚ


@joshgad - 11/18/22 04:08pm In what has been our greatest season yet, I invite you all to watch our season finale of #CentralParkTV now streami… https://t.co/59QAGB1lsE


@joshgad - 11/18/22 02:01pm The most killer cast ever assembled for TV animation. Love you all. #CentralParkTV @AppleTVPlus


@joshgad - 11/18/22 01:16pm I’ve never been prouder of a season of TV I’ve been a part than this one. Gather the fam and watch #CentralParktv o… https://t.co/amM7dI5dB9


@joshgad - 11/18/22 01:04pm Yessss!!!!


@joshgad - 11/18/22 02:39am Elon Musk’s tweets tonight are the equivalent of the Captain of the Titanic hitting an iceberg and then responding… https://t.co/Gmy3OyWAjR


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