Michael Urie

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Michael Urie BIO

Michael Urie is most well known as an actor for his television work as Marc St. James on “Ugly Betty,” Gavin Sinclair on “Modern Family,” Redmond on “Younger,” roles on “Partners,” “Workaholics,” “Hot in Cleveland,” “The Good Wife,” “The Good Fight,” as well as “Shrinking” for Apple +.

Most recently, he appeared in Spamalot at Kennedy Center, and he will next star in The Da Vinci Code at Ogunquit Playhouse.

Movies include: Single All the Way, Swan Song, The Decoy Bride, Petunia, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Lavender, the upcoming Jersey Boys Live starring Nick Jonas. On Broadway, Michael has appeared in Douglas Lyons’ Chicken & Biscuits, Bess Wohl’s Grand Horizons, Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song, and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Off Broadway, on tour and in London, he did more than 600 performances of Jonathan Tolins’ solo play Buyer & Cellar. Other Off-Broadway plays include Jane Anger, The Temperamentals, The Government Inspector, Homos or Everyone in America, Shows for Days, High Button Shoes, The Cherry Orchard, and two Tony Kushner plays: A Bright Room Called Day and Angels in America. Behind the scenes, Michael directed Bright Colors and Bold Patterns and produced Happy Birthday Doug (both plays written and performed by Drew Droege and both available on BroadwayHD), directed the short film The Hyperglot, feature comedy film He’s Way More Famous Than You, and co-directed Thank You for Judging an award-winning documentary about High School speech tournaments.

He’s narrated the audiobooks Lily and the Octopus, Hero, Midnight Cowboy, and The Editor. He is the recipient of two Drama Desk Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards, an Obie, an LA Drama Critics Award, Actors Equity’s Clarence Derwent award, as well as GMHC’s Howard Ashman Award, The Broadway Beacon Award, Coach Art’s Coach Champion Award and Juilliard’s John Houseman Award. He lives in New York with his partner Ryan and their children, a dog and cat.

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Michael Urie STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival Production, 2024
Prince Dauntless

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2023
Sir Robin

[Broadway]
A New Comedy by Douglas Lyons, 2021
Logan

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2020
Brian

[Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Gregor Bazwald

[Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Off-Broadway Reading, 2019
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2019
Harrison Foy

[Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

[Broadway]
Second Stage Broadway Revival Production, 2018
Arnold Beckoff

[Washington, DC (Regional)]
Shakespeare Theatre Company Production, 2018
Hamlet

[Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Revival, 2017
Arnold Beckoff

[Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Adaptation, 2017
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere Production, 2016
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Production, 2015
Car

[US Tour]
First National Tour, 2014
Alex More

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Alex More

[Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Production, 2013
Alex More

[Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2011
Yepikhodov

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Bud Frump [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Prior Walter [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Prior Walter [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Rudi Gernreich

Michael Urie Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

Michael Urie Movies

[2005]WTC View Eric

[2008]Beverly Hills Chihuahua Sebtian

[2011]Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life James

[2011]The Decoy Bride Steve

[2012]Petunia George McDougal

[2013]He's Way More Famous Than You Michael Urie

[2014]Such Good People Richard Nearly

[2018]Abducted Todd Meisner

[2020]Smithtown Ian Bernstein

[2020]Nora Highland LGBTQIA Gala Host

[2021]Swan Song Dustin

[2021]The Extinction of Fireflies Jay

[2021]Single All the Way Peter

[2022]Jersey Boys Live! Bob Crewe


Michael Urie TV Shows

Almost Family Nate

Modern Family Gavin Sinclair

Partners Louis, Louis McManus

The Good Wife Stephen Dinovera

Ugly Betty Marc St. James

Younger Redmond

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Michael Urie News


Rachel Brosnahan, Alfred Molina, J. Harrison Ghee, and More Will Present Artios Awards

Rachel Brosnahan, Alfred Molina, J. Harrison Ghee and more will present casting winners at the Artios Awards in New York on March 7. Find out who takes home the honors at this prestigious event celebrating casting excellence in the industry.

Sandra Oh, Ann Harada & More to Star in THE WELKIN at Atlantic Theater Company

The complete cast has been revealed for the American premiere of The Welkin, written by Lucy Kirkwood and directed by Sarah Benson at Atlantic Theater Company. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

Broadway Licensing Global Acquires Rights to JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING & THE DA VINCI CODE

Broadway Licensing Global has acquired the rights to JaJa's African Hair Braiding, by Joceyln Bioh, and The Da Vinci Code. Learn more about the show's!

THE SEVEN YEAR DISAPPEAR Starring Cynthia Nixon and Taylor Trensch Extends Off-Broadway

The New Group will present an additional week for The Seven Year Disappear by Jordan Seavey, featuring Emmy and Tony Award-winner Cynthia Nixon and Taylor Trensch.

Interview: Meet some of the organizers behind this year's GMHC CABARET AND HOWARD ASHMAN AWARD

For years, the GMHC has been supporting people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS with services including free testing, meals and nutrition, and legal support. Their annual cabaret fundraiser has become a tradition, and this year they’re back with guest honoree Alan Menken and a star-studded lineup.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Lineup For 2024 Ted Snowdon Reading Series

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the lineup for the 2024 Ted Snowdon Reading Series.

Photos: First Look at Jonathan Bennett as 'Sir Robin' in SPAMALOT

Jonathan Bennett recently made his Broadway debut as the charmingly cowardly Sir Robin in SPAMALOT, succeeding Michael Urie. See photos of him in action here!

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night

New York City Center Encores! season kicked off with Once Upon a Mattress, which officially closed on February 4, 2024. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate the show's final performance. Check out photos of the cast taking their final bows and celebrating at the after party.

Jonathan Bennett Shares Video Telling Husband He Booked Spamalot on Broadway

Original MEAN GIRL's cast member and current Knight at the Round Table, @SpamalotBway's Jonathan Bennett, shared a touching video of when he broke the news of his Broadway debut with his husband Jaymes.

Photos: See Krysta Rodriguez, Michael Urie & More at Out of the Box Theatrics' Season Launch Event

Out of the Box Theatrics unveiled its 2024-2025 mainstage productions with a launch event, hosted by Michael Urie, on January 29, 2024. See photos!

INSPIRED BY TRUE EVENTS World Premiere, SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE & More Set for Out of the Box Theatrics 2024-2025 Season

Out of the Box Theatrics has unveiled its 2024-2025 mainstage productions and additional programming for the company’s new home at 154 Christopher Street.

Video: Michael Urie Performs 'An Opening For A Princess' In Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

Up next at New York City Center, the Encores! season kicks off with Once Upon a Mattress, running January 24 through February 4, 2024. See star Michael Urie performing 'An Opening For a Princess,' in newly released video of the production below!

Video: Watch More Songs from Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

Up next at New York City Center, the Encores! season kicks off with Once Upon a Mattress, running January 24 through February 4, 2024.  Check out more video highlights of the cast in action!

Review Roundup: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Opens at New York City Center Encores!

Read the reviews for Once Upon a Mattress, now playing at New York City Center Encores!

Photos: Jonathan Bennett Makes His Broadway Debut In SPAMALOT

There's a new knight in Camelot and his name is Jonathan Bennett! Bennett made his Broadway debut as the charmingly cowardly Sir Robin in SPAMALOT, succeeding Michael Urie. Check out photos from inside the big night!

Photos: First Look at Sutton Foster, J. Harrison Ghee & More in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

Up next at New York City Center, the Encores! season kicks off with Once Upon a Mattress, running January 24 through February 4, 2024. Check out a first look at the cast in action here!

Video: See Sutton Foster & More in Highlights From Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

Check out vide footage from the Encores! production of Once Upon a Mattress.

Annaleigh Ashford, Mark Linn-Baker & More to Star in Red Bull Theater's IMAGINARY INVALID

RED BULL THEATER has revealed the cast for the next offering of a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: The Imaginary Invalid by Molière.

SPAMALOT, SWEPT AWAY And More Nominated for 2024 Helen Hayes Awards

Tonight, at a celebration honoring outstanding theatre on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered at the ATLAS Performing Arts Center for Theatre Washington's announcement of nominees for the 40th Helen Hayes Awards.

SPAMALOT on Broadway- A Complete Guide

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about Spamalot on Broadway. Check out all the details here!

Michael Urie FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Michael Urie has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

Michael Urie has not appeared in the West End.

Michael Urie has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. These include the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for his roles in "Grand Horizons" and "Torch Song." He was also nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Government Inspector" and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play at The Lortels for "Torch Song." Additionally, Urie received a Performance nomination at the Obie Awards for "Homos, or Everyone in America" and Outstanding Solo Performance nominations at the Drama Desk Awards and Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Buyer and Cellar." He was also recognized with a Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "Buyer and Cellar." Furthermore, Urie received an Outstanding Lead Actor nomination at The Lortels for "The Temperamentals" and a Performance nomination at the Theatre World Awards for the same production.

Michael Urie has won several awards for his performances in various Broadway shows. He received a Performance award (Obie Awards) for his role in "Homos, or Everyone in America." Additionally, he won the Outstanding Lead Actor award (The Lortels) for his performance in "The Temperamentals." Urie also received a Performance award (Theatre World Awards) for his role in "The Temperamentals." These accolades highlight his talent and contributions to the Broadway stage.

Michael Urie's next show will be Once Upon a Mattress which opens on 1/24/2024 on Off-Broadway.

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