Aaron Lazar

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Aaron Lazar
Born (1976-06-21) June 21, 1976 (age 42)
Cherry Hill, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 2000–present
Website www.aaronlazar.com

Aaron Lazar (born June 21, 1976[1]) is an American actor and singer.

Early life and education[edit]

Lazar was born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey to a Jewish family.[2][3] He graduated from Cherry Hill High School West in 1994.[4] Lazar attended Duke University where he earned a BA in music in 1998,[5] while completing the prerequisite classes for medical school and taking the MCAT. He then studied at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), where he earned an MFA in musical theater in 2000.[6]

Career[edit]

After landing the role of understudy to the lead in the Broadway National Tour of The Scarlet Pimpernel only months after moving to New York City, Lazar abandoned his aspirations of being a medical doctor. He received a Drama Desk Award Nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance as Enjolras in Les Misérables.[7] Other Broadway Credits include The Last Ship, A Little Night Music, Impressionism, A Tale of Two Cities, The Phantom of the Opera, Oklahoma! (Live from the Lincoln Center on PBS) He has also appeared in Film/TV roles in Avengers: Infinity War, Girl Meets World, The Good Wife, The Strain, Blacklist, Wolf of Wall Street, and several others. He has also performed at the Kennedy Center, Hollywood Bowl, N.Y. Philharmonic, and Carnegie Hall. He is currently (as of October 2018) playing Larry Murphy in the first National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen.

Work[edit]

Broadway[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/BVmwknInNgc/?taken-by=aaronlazarofficial
  2. ^ "The New York Pops". Carnegie Hall. Retrieved April 28, 2008. native of Cherry Hill, New Jersey[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Elkin, Michael (July 15, 2010). "More Than a Little Night Music". Philadelphia: The Jewish Exponent. Archived from the original on August 12, 2011. Retrieved March 2, 2011.
  4. ^ "That's their boy on Broadway". The Philadelphia Inquirer. May 14, 2002. Lazar, 25
  5. ^ "Alumni News from Winter/Spring '11". Duke University. 2011.
  6. ^ "UC alumni currently or recently on Broadway". UC Magazine. University of Cincinnati.
  7. ^ 2006 - Drama Desk Awards - Press Releases
  8. ^ a b c d e f g Aaron Lazar on IMDb

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