Derrick Baskin

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Derrick Baskin
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Occupation Stage actor

Derrick Baskin is an actor best known for his role of "Comfort Counselor" Mitch Mahoney in the popular Broadway show, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

Baskin also played the role of "Jetsam" in the Broadway version of The Little Mermaid (musical). He originated the role of "Gator" in Memphis and also appeared in the filmed version of the musical, Memphis: Direct from Broadway by Broadway Worldwide.

Baskin has a BA in Biology from Hampton University.[1]


  1. ^ Denver Post, published July 21, 2007

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Preceded by
originated role
Mitch Mahoney, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
May 2, 2005 – April 17, 2007
Succeeded by
James Monroe Iglehart