Anthony Rapp Biography (1971-)

Full name, Anthony Dean Rapp; born October 26, 1971, in Chicago, IL; raised in Joliet, IL; son of Mary Rapp (a nurse); brother of Adam Rapp (a playwright). Addresses: Agent: Michael Lazo, Paradigm, 10100 Santa Monica Blvd.,25th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067; Writers and Artists Agency, 8383 WilshireBlvd., Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90211.; Manager: Elise Konialian, UntitledEntertainment, 23 East 22nd St., 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10010.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, singer
Birth Details
October 26, 1971
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Broadway debut) The little prince, The Little Prince and the Aviator (musical), Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1981-1982
  • Freddy, Precious Sons, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Ben, Six Degrees of Separation, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, LincolnCenter, New York City, 1990, then Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1990-1992
  • Alexander Weeks, The Destiny of Me, Circle Repertory Company, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1992-1993
  • Jack Kahn, Sophistry, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City,1993
  • Edward III, The Making of Edward III, Madison Avenue Theatre, NewYork City, 1993
  • J. K. Abbot, The Family Animal, Circle Repertory Lab, New York City, 1994
  • Andy and second man, Reproducing Georgia, American Place Theatre,New York City, 1994
  • Mark Cohen, Rent (musical), New York Theatre Workshop, New York City, 1994
  • Bobby, Trafficking in Broken Hearts, Atlantic Theatre, New York City, 1994-1995
  • Prosthetics and the $25,000 Pyramid, Workhouse Theatre, 1995
  • Dylan Taylor Sinclair and Roger, Raised in Captivity, Vineyard Theatre, New York City, 1995
  • Mark Cohen, Rent, Nederlander Theatre, New York City, 1996-1998, then London, 1998
  • Charlie Brown, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1999
  • Nocture, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, CA, 2001
  • Title role, Henry V, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Boston, MA,2002
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch (musical), City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh, PA, 2003
  • Appeared in Bright Lights, Big City, an off-Broadway production, and in Youth Is Wasted; also appeared in cabaret, concert, and workshopperformances.
  • Major Tours
  • Evita (musical), U.S. Cities, 1981
  • Louis Leonowens, The King and I (musical), U.S. cities, 1981-1983
  • Stage Director
  • (With Adam Rapp) Ursula's Permanent, Kraine Theatre, New York City, 1993
  • Also directed productions of The Bald Soprano and Marco Polo Sings a Solo, both Mr. and Mrs. Smith Productions.
  • Film Appearances
  • Daryl Coopersmith, Adventures in Babysitting (also known as A Night on the Town), Buena Vista, 1987
  • Pinky Sears, Far from Home, Vestron, 1989
  • Jamie, Grave Secrets, 1989
  • Richard "McGoo" Collins, School Ties, Paramount, 1992
  • Tony Olson, Dazed and Confused, Gramercy, 1993
  • Ben, Six Degrees of Separation, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1993
  • Title role, David Searching, 1996
  • Tony, Twister, United International Pictures, 1996
  • The Mantis Murder, 1996
  • Timothy "Tim"/"Timmy" Burns, Man of the Century, Fine Line, 1998
  • Jacob, Road Trip, DreamWorks, 2000
  • Bender, A Beautiful Mind, Universal, 2001
  • The American friend, Paradisco, Athanor Studio, 2002
  • Barry Farnsworth, Open House, Bugeater Films, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Wes Hansen, "Sky High," The Magical World of Disney, NBC, 1990
  • Cadet Frederick Hodgson, Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (also known as Assault at West Point), Showtime,1994
  • When Trumpets Fade, HBO, 1998
  • Miniseries
  • Van Dyke Parks, The Beach Boys: An American Family, ABC, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Verity, "Panorama," The Lazarus Man, TNT and syndicated, 1996
  • Jeff Glaser, "Detour," The X-Files, Fox, 1997
  • Himself, "An Affair to Remember," Spin City, ABC, 1997
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Look Around, Sh-K-Boom Records, 2000
  • Audio Books
  • The Ultimate Rush, Reed Publishing, 1998
  • WRITINGS
  • Plays
  • (With Adam Rapp) Ursula's Permanent, Kraine Theatre, New York City, 1993

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Electronic
    • Anthony Rapp Website, http://www.anthonyrapp.com, September 10, 2003
    Periodicals
    • Advocate, October 28, 1997, p. 26; January 22, 2002, pp. 61-63
    • Interview, June, 1996, pp. 105-06
    • Playbill, May 31, 2002

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