Santino Fontana

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Santino Fontana
Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes performing Cinderella, March 28, 2013.jpg
Fontana performing Cinderella, March 28, 2013
Born (1982-03-21) March 21, 1982 (age 33)
Stockton, California, United States[1]
Alma mater University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater Actor Training Program (BFA)
Occupation Stage actor, film actor
Years active 2007–present

Santino Fontana (born March 21, 1982) is an American stage actor, director, and composer.

Fontana was born in California[1] and graduated from Richland High School in Richland, Washington in 2000.[2]

In 2005, as a member of the Essentials, Fontana co-wrote the musical comedy Perfect Harmony,[3] and originated the role of Philip Fellowes V.[4] In 2006 he starred as Matt in the Off-Broadway revival of The Fantasticks.[5] His Broadway debut was Sunday in the Park with George in 2007. Fontana originated the role of Tony in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot from October 1, 2008 to July 4, 2009. He was awarded the 2010 Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his work in Brighton Beach Memoirs. He starred as Prince Topher in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella on Broadway, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical.

Recently, he provided the voice of Prince Hans in Frozen. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor Training Program, class of 2004.[6]

In 2015, Fontana will become the first guest artist to perform three times in the space of one year with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, when he performs at the American Choral Directors Association concert.[7]

Broadway credits[edit]

Other stage credits[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 The Good Wife Danny Willoughby Episode "Heart"
2012 Royal Pains Jason Episode "Dawn of the Med"
2014 A Summer Celebration of Song Himself/Guest Artist 2014 Mormon Tabernacle Choir Pioneer Day Concert[13]
2015 (forthcoming) Himself/Guest Artist 2014 Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert[14][14]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Frozen[15] Prince Hans Singing and Speaking Voice
2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Running Banker Cameo
2015 Frozen Fever[16] Hans Short film
2015 Sisters[17] forthcoming

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