Aaron Lohr

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Aaron Lohr
Born (1976-04-07) April 7, 1976 (age 41)
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 1985–present

Aaron Lohr (born April 7, 1976) is an American actor and singer. He has performed in television and feature films as well as the professional stage.

Early life and education[edit]

Lohr was born in Los Angeles, California. He is a graduate of UCLA, where he majored in theater.

Career[edit]

Lohr portrayed the Dancing Boy in Deniece Williams' music video for the song "Let's Hear It for the Boy". He is also in the British television advertisement for Carlsberg Beer. Lohr has also appeared in many Sister, Sister episodes, better known as Marlon in his later appearances in the show.

Lohr became a recognizable player of the Disney Studios stable, appearing in many of their films, including The Mighty Ducks series and Newsies,[1] He provided the singing voice for Max in A Goofy Movie.[2] In 2000, he starred as Micky Dolenz in the VH1 TV-movie Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story.[3]

He appeared in the 2005 film adaptation of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway musical Rent,[4] directed by Christopher Columbus. Lohr played the character Steve and sang vocals for the songs Will I and Life Support on the first disc of the soundtrack for the film.[5]

He acted in various roles in Michael John LaChiusa's See What I Wanna See. Upcoming film releases include Henry Bean's Noise, Jim Koya Jones' taut psychological thriller The Wreck, and Manslaughter produced by Jim Koya Jones.

Lohr has focused more recent work in New York theater. He performed as Matt in the Off-Broadway production of Bare: a Pop Opera. in 2004.[6] He has appeared in several productions at the Public Theater. His inaugural performance there was in George Wolfe's Radiant Baby in 2003.[7] This led to his starring role in See What I Want To See by Michael John LaChuisa. More recently, Lohr starred in the political drama In Darfur both at The Public and The Delacorte Theater.

He currently works as an addiction specialist and recovery counselor. [8]

Personal life[edit]

Lohr began dating actress Idina Menzel and they appeared together in April 2015 at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.[9] In August 2015, Lohr and Menzel bought a home located in Encino, Los Angeles, California.[10] They both starred in the 2005 film adaptation of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway musical Rent as well as the off-broadway musical See What I Wanna See.

Menzel announced on September 23, 2016, via her Twitter account, that she and Lohr are engaged.[11]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Description
1988 Fantastic Max Various voices
1990 Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue Additional voices TV short
1992 Newsies Mush
1994 D2: The Mighty Ducks Dean Portman
1995 A Goofy Movie Max (singing voice)
1996 D3: The Mighty Ducks Dean Portman
1997 Trojan War Jock #1
1998 Perfect Assassins Billy Collins TV Movie
2000 Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story Micky Dolenz TV Movie
2001 Jak & Daxter: The Precursor Legacy Jak (noises) (uncredited) Video Game
2005 Rent Steve
2007 Noise Rowdy Drinker
2008 The Wreck Frank
2009 Loving Leah John TV Movie
2010 White Collar Andrew TV series; 1 episode
2011 Blue Bloods Tommy Barrone Jr.
2012 The Mentalist Benjamin Max TV series; 1 episode
2013 Gone Missing Bouncer
2014 Zoe Gone Detective Billy Ramirez
2017 A Change of Heart Norm Post-production

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cast: Newsies". Allmovie. Archived from the original on 7 August 2009. Retrieved 21 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Cast: A Goofy Movie". Allmovie. Archived from the original on 21 August 2009. Retrieved 21 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Deming, Mark. "Overview: Daydream Believers: The Monkees Story". Allmovie. Retrieved 21 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Cast: Rent". Allmovie. Archived from the original on 18 July 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2010. 
  5. ^ Liner notes, Rent: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Warner Brother catalog 49455-2.
  6. ^ Jones, Kenneth. "Secrets and Sacraments: 'Bare: A Pop Opera' To Begin Commercial Off-Bway Run Sept. 22" Playbill, July 6, 2004
  7. ^ Simonson, Robert. " 'Radiant Baby' Starts Shining at Public Theater Off-Broadway, Feb. 1" Playbill, February 1, 2003
  8. ^ "Aaron Lohr, MFTI - Client Liaison & Recovery Specialist". www.avalonmalibu.com. 
  9. ^ "Idina Menzel ditches brunette hair for blonde makeover". Retrieved 2015-09-07. 
  10. ^ Trulia. "Inside Idina Menzel and Aaron Lohr's Encino Mansion". Retrieved 2015-09-07. 
  11. ^ Gioia, Michael. "Idina Menzel Gets Engaged" Playbill, September 23, 2016

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