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Jeff Blumenkrantz Biography (1965-)
Born June 3, 1965, in Long Branch, NJ; son of Harold David (a pharmacist) andNancy Rachel (an interior designer; maiden name, Levy) Blumenkrantz. Addresses: Agent: Abrams Artists, 275 Seventh Ave., 26th floor, New York, NY10001.
- Actor, songwriter, playwright, producer
- Birth Details
- June 3, 1965
- Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
- (Stage debut) Zebulon and Baker, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook, IL, 1986
- (Off-Broadway debut) Helper, The Pajama Game, Equity Library Theatre, 1986
- Stewpot, South Pacific, New York City Opera, State Theatre, New York City, 1987
- Understudy for Jack, Rapunzel's Prince, and Steward, Into the Woods, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1987-89
- Ensemble member, Waiting' in the Wings (revue), Triplex Theatre, New York City, 1988
- Filch, The Threepenny Opera, National Theatre, Washington, DC, then Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, both 1989
- Also appeared in Henry and Ellen, Playwrights Horizons, New York City; How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying;
Damn Yankees, Broadway production; Forever Plaid, off-Broadway production; Goose, off-Broadway production.
- Toured in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Avow, Century City Theater, New York City, 2000
- Ernie, Amos & Andrew, 1993
- (Uncredited) Chorus member, Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (animated), Walt Disney Home Video, 1997
- Ensemble vocals, Anastasia (animated), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
- Choreographer, The Thirteenth Floor, Columbia, 1999
- Also appeared in Dear Diary (short film); Elmo in Grouchland, Henson Films.
- Simeon, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (animated), PBS, 2000
Hothouse, ABC, 1988
- Willis Thorndyke, "Klondike 9366," Remember WENN, AMC, 1996
- Phil, "Caroline and the Blind Date," Caroline in the City, NBC, 1997
- Stage manager, "Rooferman, Take One," Smart Guy, The WB, 1998
- Leo Kesler, "Nina's Bikini," Just Shoot Me, 1998
- Photographer, "The Wedding Show," Kelly Kelly, 1998
- Jeff, "The Other Mother," The Simple Life, CBS, 1998
- Jeff, "The Luke & Sara Show," The Simple Life, CBS, 1998
- Jeff, "The Church Supper," The Simple Life, CBS, 1998
- Craig Fissay, "Acting Out," Will & Grace, NBC, 2000
- John Minot, "Possession Is Nine Tenths of the Law," Family Law, 2000
- Also appeared as Terrence, "Night Out," Veronica's Closet, NBC; Brian Kincaid, "Who's Sorry Next?," To Have & Hold; inSesame Street, PBS; The Jamie Foxx Show, The WB.
- Jeff, "Pilot," The Simple Life, 1998
- Appeared on original cast recordings of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Damn Yankees.
- Wrote (with Annie Kessler and Libby Saines) Women with Pocketbook,New Line Theatre, St. Louis, MO, then New York City; (with Libby Saines) Precious Little Jewel.
- "I Won't Mind," 2000
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