Robin de Jesús

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Robin de Jesús
Born (1984-08-21) August 21, 1984 (age 30)
Norwalk, Connecticut U.S.
Occupation Stage, film actor
Years active 2003–present

Robin de Jesús (born August 21, 1984) is an American film and theater actor of Puerto Rican descent. He is perhaps best known for playing the role of Sonny in the 2008 Broadway musical In the Heights,[1] for which he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.

In 2010, he joined the revival cast of La Cage aux Folles as Jacob, the sassy housekeeper.[2][3] The production opened at the Longacre Theatre on April 18, and he was subsequently nominated for another Tony. Jesús left the production on February 13, 2011, being replaced by Wilson Jermaine Heredia.[4] He is also in the Broadway show Wicked which plays in New York at the Gershwin Theatre. He plays Boq who is a munchkin and the love affair of Nessarose.



NYC theatre[edit]

The Muny[edit]

Personal life[edit]

He is openly gay and speaks to young audiences about fully accepting oneself.


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