Colin Hanlon

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Colin Hanlon
Born November 1
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, singer, production assistant, producer, sound operator
Years active 2000-present

Colin Hanlon is an American actor, known for his role on Submissions Only.[1][2]


Hanlon has a BFA in Drama from Syracuse University. His mother is named Teresa, and his father is Gavin.

After appearing in numerous commercials, Hanlon began work in the theatre. He has appeared on Broadway as Gordon, Mark, and Roger in Rent, and played Fiyero in the national tour of Wicked. Off-Broadway, he has starred as Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance and Austin Bennett in I Love You Because. He also appeared in the world premiere of Edges. On screen, he starred as Tim Trull on the web series Submissions Only, which ran for three seasons, and played Steven on Modern Family. In 2015, he starred as Pete in the new play The 12 at the Denver Center, for which he won a Henry Award.

Theatre credits[edit]

Year Show Role Notes
Unknown Rent Gordon/The Man/Mr. Grey/Mark Cohen (u/s)/Roger Davis (u/s) Broadway[3]
2001 The Pirates of Penzance Frederic off-Broadway[4]
2004 tick, tick... BOOM! Unknown London Fringe[4]
2005 Falsettos Whizzer Huntington Theatre
2006 Rags Ensemble New York Concert
I Love You Because Austin Bennett off-Broadway[3][4]
2007 Edges Various world premiere[4]
2010 On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Warren New York Stage and Film, Jul. 29 - Aug. 1, 2010
Next Fall Luke St. Louis Repertory Theatre, Oct. 27 - Nov. 14, 2010
2011 Wicked Fiyero 1st National Tour[3]
2011 Next Thing You Know Darren CAP21, June 2011
2015 The 12 Pete Denver Center
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Douglas Panch Buck County Playhouse, Aug/Sep. 2015
2016 Dot Adam off-Broadway, Vineyard Theatre
  • Understudy:[Marvin, Whizzer, Mendel]
2017 In Transit (musical) Steven - Replacement (Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017) Broadway

TV credits[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010-2014 Submissions Only Tim Trull 22 episodes; also producer & sound operator
2012-2014 Modern Family Steven 4 episodes
2015 Snuggle Buddies Christopher Beige 1 episode

Film credits[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 See You in September N/A accounting production assistant
2016 Dead Ant N/A production assistant


Year Title Notes
2006 I Love You Because (Original Cast Recording) Principal vocalist (on 11/20 tracks)
2012 Next Thing You Know (Original Cast Recording) Off-Broaday (CAP21)


Year Award Category Nominee Result
2015 Henry Award Best New Show The 12 Won


  1. ^ "Submissions Only". Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Colin Hanlon - Broadway Theatre Credits, Photos, Who's Who - Playbill Vault". Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "Rent's Colin Hanlon Joins Cast of Wicked's First National Tour". Playbill. Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d Kennedy Center Retrieved 21 October 2015.

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