March 2, 1981 |
|Occupation||Stage, television, and film actor|
Biography and training
His brother, David, works at Walmac Farm in Lexington, KY.
After appearing in, among other Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, "Master Harold"...and the Boys, A Christmas Carol, The New Group's The Music Teacher and columbinus at the New York Theater Workshop, Steggert starred as Jimmy Curry in the 2007 Broadway revival of the musical 110 in the Shade, a role which garnered him an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination.
Steggert then played the male lead in the 2008 musical The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island at the Vineyard Theater in Manhattan which garnered him both Drama Desk and Drama League Nominations for Best Supporting Actor.
He has appeared in numerous roles around the country. Highlights include the Dauphin in George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan and Juliet in Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet at the Repertory Theater of St. Louis, The Cripple of Inishmaan at Milwaukee Rep, and "Master Harold"...and the Boys and Speech and Debate at L.A. Theatre Works.
His film credits include The Namesake (directed by Mira Nair), Kinsey (dir. Bill Condon), Game 6 (dir. Michael Hoffman), and For Richer of Poorer (dir. Bryan Spicer).
He recently starred in the short lived Broadway revival of the Kennedy Center's acclaimed production of "Ragtime" in the role of Mother's Younger Brother.
He then starred in the Off-Broadway production of Yank: A WWII Love Story at the York Theatre Company in the spring of 2010.
He starred in A.R. Gurney's The Grand Manner at Lincoln Center Theater in the summer of 2010, opposite Kate Burton, Boyd Gaines, and Brenda Wehle.
Awards and nominations
- What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up by Scott Alan, sings the song Over The Mountains (2010)
- Big Fish: Original Broadway Cast Recording as Will Bloom. Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa (2014)
- Portwood, Jerry (August 29, 2013). "Deep Waters". Out.
- Rudolph, Christopher (September 6, 2013). "Bobby Steggert, Star of Broadway's Big Fish, Comes Out As Gay In New Interview". Huffington Post.
- The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (Or, the Friends of Dr. Rushower) - Theater - Review - New York Times
-  kennedy-center.org
- Bobby Steggert, Star File: Broadway.com Buzz
- Bobby Steggert at the Internet Movie Database
- Bobby Steggert at the Internet Broadway Database
- Bobby Steggert profile
- Bobby Steggert at Broadway.com