Jonathan Groff has made memorable performances in theater, film and television since his award-winning breakout performance in Broadway’s “Spring Awakening” in 2006 (Theatre World Award winner, Tony® Award, Drama Desk Award, Drama League Award nominee). (Continue Reading)
Groff voiced the character of Kristoff in “Frozen” and “Frozen 2,” Disney’s blockbuster, award-winning animated films, and he reprised his role in the second season of David Fincher’s critically-acclaimed series, “Mindhunter,” which returned to Netflix in August 2019. The series, executive produced by Charlize Theron and based on the true crime book by John E. Douglas, stars Groff as FBI agent Holden Ford, who interviews incarcerated serial killers in an attempt to solve ongoing crimes.
Groff recently returned to the stage as Seymour Krelborn opposite Christian Borle and Tammy Blanchard in the Westside Theatre’s Off-Broadway production of “Little Shop of Horrors.”
His film credits include the Academy Award®-nominated “American Sniper,” as well as “C.O.G.,” “The Conspirator” and “Taking Woodstock.”
On television, Groff starred in the beloved HBO series “Looking” and subsequent television film “Looking: The Movie,” which concluded the acclaimed two-season series. Groff also appeared as Jesse St. James on the Emmy®- and Golden Globe®-Award-winning show “Glee,” created and produced by Ryan Murphy. Other television credits include “Boss,” “The Good Wife” and “The Normal Heart.”
Groff originated the role of King George III in the Pulitzer Prize-winning production of “Hamilton” on Broadway, receiving a Tony Award® nomination for his performance. The musical, written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, won 11 Tony Awards, including best musical, and also won the best musical theatre album GRAMMY® for original cast recording.
Groff’s theatre credits also include “The Bobby Darin Story” (92Y), “Encores! Off-Center: A New Brain” (City Center), “The Bacchae” (Delacorte Theatre); “Hair” (The Public Theatre); “The Submission” (MCC Theatre); Craig Lucas’ “The Singing Forest” (The Public Theatre) and “Prayer for my Enemy” (Playwrights Horizons, for which he won an Obie Award); “Deathtrap” (West End) and “Red” (Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles). He resides in New York City.