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Jarrod Emick Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
July 02, 1969 (50)
Birth Place:
Fort Eustas, VA, USA
Bio:
Jarrod Emick grew up in Oral, South Dakota, attended Hot Springs High School in nearby Hot Springs, South Dakota, and later attended South Dakota State University. Emick's Broadway debut was in Miss Saigon as a replacement for Chris. However, it was his next role, in Damn Yankees, that won him ... (read more)
 
Date of Birth: July 02, 1969 (50)

Birth Place: Fort Eustas, VA, USA

Bio:
Jarrod Emick grew up in Oral, South Dakota, attended Hot Springs High School in nearby Hot Springs, South Dakota, and later attended South Dakota State University. Emick's Broadway debut was in Miss Saigon as a replacement for Chris. However, it was his next role, in Damn Yankees, that won him ... (read more)

Jarrod Emick grew up in Oral, South Dakota, attended Hot Springs High School in nearby Hot Springs, South Dakota, and later attended South Dakota State University.



Emick's Broadway debut was in Miss Saigon as a replacement for Chris. However, it was his next role, in Damn Yankees, that won him acclaim - a Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor, and a Theatre World Award.



Subsequent roles included Brad Majors in The Rocky Horror Show, Greg Connell in The Boy From Oz, and a role in the musical Ring of Fire.



Apart from theatre, Emick appeared in the 1996 TV movie Andersonville.



In 2003, he played the role of F. Scott Fitzgerald in Frank Wildhorn's "Waiting For The Moon."



He was most recently seen playing Michael Wiley in Contact at the North Shore Music Theatre.

Jarrod Emick Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Supporting Actor - Musical Gold Star
Jarrod Emick, Damn Yankees
 
Theatre World Awards - 1994 - Performance Gold Star
Jarrod Emick, Damn Yankees
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Jarrod Emick , Damn Yankees