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Nathan Lee Graham (born September 9, 1968) is an American actor and singer.

He has been the originator of over 17 roles on stage and screen. He is most known for the films Zoolander, Zoolander 2, Sweet Home Alabama, and Hitch. Currently he plays Hermes in the North American tour of the musical Hadestown.

On the small screen, he has been seen in The Comeback, Scrubs, Absolutely Fabulous, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Broad City, and as Bernard in the Fox comedy LA to Vegas. He also appeared as François on the CW Riverdale spin-off Katy Keene and as Draque Noir on the Hulu series Woke. Graham was seen as Clive DeWitt in the 2023 feature film Theater Camp.

His stage appearances include the original Broadway casts of Tony Award and Grammy Award-nominated The Wild Party and in the original Broadway cast of the Tony Award-nominated Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Graham received a 2017 Lucille Lortel Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical for The View UpStairs. In 2016, he received the IRNE Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Play for The Colored Museum. Graham also received a Drama League Award nomination for the role of Rey-Rey in the off-Broadway production of Tarell Alvin McCraney's Wig Out. Graham also won a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Performer in a Musical for the Los Angeles premiere of The Wild Party in 2005. In 2005, he earned a Best Classical Album Grammy Award for Songs of Innocence and of Experience as a soloist.

Nathan Lee Graham is a graduate of Webster University in St. Louis, MO. Graham won the José Esteban Muñoz Award from CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies at the Graduate Center, CUNY in 2017, recognizing his activism promoting queer studies outside of academia.

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Nathan Lee Graham STAGE CREDITS

Signature Theater Off-Broadway Production, 2024

[US Tour]
First National Tour, 2021
Hermes [Replacement]

[St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
Muny Revival, 2018
The Wiz

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017

[West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2016


Original Broadway Production, 2011
Miss Understanding

Pre-Broadway North American Production, 2010
Miss Understanding


[Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 2005
Phil D'Armano

Original Broadway Production, 2000
Phil D'Armano

Nathan Lee Graham Movies

[ 2001 ] Todd
Sweet Home Alabama
[ 2002 ] Frederick Montana
[ 2005 ] Geoff
Confessions of an Action Star
[ 2005 ] Glen Jefferies
Trophy Kids
[ 2011 ] Barcelona
Bad Actress
[ 2011 ] Csandra, Dave Gilner
Zoolander 2
[ 2016 ] Todd

Nathan Lee Graham TV Shows

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
A.D.A., Gallery Owner
Darque Noir

Nathan Lee Graham Awards and Nominations

The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Nathan Lee Graham, The View UpStairs

Nathan Lee Graham Videos

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Photos: The 12th Annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS at Joe's Pub

The 12th Annual Night Of A Thousand Judys – the all-star Pride concert benefitting The Ali Forney Center written and hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre – took place at Joe’s Pub on Monday, June 3. BroadwayWorld's Stephen Mosher called the event 'one of the most popular gala evenings in each cabaret season.' See highlights snapped by Conor Weiss.
Feature: BroadwayWorld Cabaret Upcoming Show Roundup �" June 3 to June 9, 2024

Are you trying to plan your entertainment for the week or looking for a fun show to see this weekend? We have you covered with a few top picks for jazz, cabaret, comedy, and more! NYC has so many incredible events, but here are a few top picks to consider this week.
Natalie Joy Johnson Joins NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS at Joe's Pub

Natalie Joy Johnson joins the cast of NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS at Joe's Pub on June 3. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Interview: Justin Elizabeth Sayre Hosts NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS�¿ at Joe's Pub

NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS, a Pride concert benefitting The Ali Forney Center written and hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre – will be performed at Joe’s Pub on Monday, June 3 at 7 pm, honoring the iconic Judy Garland with songs from her legendary career. Read our conversation with Justin Elizabeth Sayre about the show.
Graham, Henson, Zuraitis, and More to Headline NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS at Joe's Pub

The 12th annual “Night of a Thousand Judys,” the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center written and hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre, will play at Joe's Pub on Monday, June 3.
Review Roundup: ORLANDO Opens at Signature Theatre

See what the critics are saying about Orlando at Signature Theatre. Read the reviews and learn more about the production.
Taylor Mac, Janice Amaya & More to Star in Sarah Ruhl's ORLANDO at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre has revealed the cast of Spotlight Resident Sarah Ruhl’s Orlando, adapted from Virginia Woolf’s novel and directed by Will Davis.
TITANIQUE to Welcome Back Russell Daniels & Elliott Mattox to Join the Cast

Comedian Russell Daniels (Gutenberg! The Musical) will re-board the ship of dreams as Ruth, and Elliott Mattox (Beetlejuice) will join as Victor Garber. See who else is starring in this production and learn how to purchase tickets.
Michael Rider Brings 'This 'Ol House: Stories of a City Bear, Country Queen' to Chelsea Table and Stage

Singer, performer, coach, and voice teacher Michael Rider brings his journey from a dairy farm in Pennsylvania to the metropolis of NYC through stories and songs during his NYC cabaret debut in THIS ‘OL HOUSE: STORIES OF A CITY BEAR, COUNTRY QUEEN.
Nicole Parker to Replace Jackie Burns as Céline Dion in TITANIQUE in February & March

Comedian and screen & stage star Nicole Parker will re-board the ship of dreams for a limited return engagement as Céline Dion, in the 2023 Lortel Award-winning Best Musical Titanique.
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld December 14th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is December 14, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.
Frankie Grande to Return to TITANIQUE; Nathan Lee Graham to Join the Cast

Original cast member Frankie J. Grande will return to his captain’s quarters and Nathan Lee Graham will board the ship of dreams for the first time in the smash-hit run of the 2023 Lortel Award-winning Best Musical Titanique for limited engagements.
THEATER CAMP Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Now Available on Vinyl

Discover the original soundtrack to Searchlight Pictures' Theater Camp, featuring performances by Ben Platt, Molly Gordon, Noah Galvin, and more. Available now on vinyl. Find out more about the making of the music on The Today Show. Theater Camp is also nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards.
THEATER CAMP se estrena en Disney +

Ya está disponible en Disney + la película musical THEATER CAMP, protagonizada por Ben Platt y Molly Gordon y dirigida por la propia Molly Gordon y Nick Lieberman.
Photos: The Gasp Collection

After four years at Broadway World Cabaret, quite a collection of photos has been amassed. These are the gasp-worthy pics.
Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet for Black Theatre United's Inaugural Gala

Just last night, Black Theatre United (BTU) held its inaugural Gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. Supported by Business for Good (BFG), the evening in celebration of the indelible mark that Black culture has had and continues to have on Broadway. Check out photos from inside the big night!
New York Stage and Film Gala Honoring Billy Porter Adds J Harrison Ghee, Melissa Etheridge, and David Burtka

New York Stage and Film's 2023 Annual Gala on Sunday, November 5 at The Plaza Hotel will honor Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winning artist and producer Billy Porter and GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis.
HADESTOWN Comes to The North Charleston PAC in January 2024

Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will come to the Lowcountry in 2024. Learn more about the musical and find out how to get tickets here!
Review: Get on Down to HADESTOWN at Broadway Sacramento

The ancient Greek tale of Orpheus and Eurydice has been retold in many ways. In literature, music, art, and film, their doomed love story is among the most well-known Greek myths. Really, who can resist a Greek tragedy? Its most recent reimagination, in the form of Hadestown, began as a concept album by its creator, Anaïs Mitchell. When it premiered on Broadway in 2019, it received rave reviews and took home eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score. Now, it’s here with Broadway Sacramento to take you on a ride to the hottest place around, Hadestown.


How many Broadway shows has Nathan Lee Graham been in?

Nathan Lee Graham has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Nathan Lee Graham been in?

Nathan Lee Graham has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Nathan Lee Graham's first West End show?

Nathan Lee Graham's first West End show was Dreamgirls which opened in 2016

What awards has Nathan Lee Graham been nominated for?

Nathan Lee Graham has been nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at The Lortel Awards for his performance in The View UpStairs.

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