Ephraim Sykes

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Ephraim Sykes
Born (1985-07-17) July 17, 1985 (age 33)
Alma materFordham University
OccupationDancer · choreographer · actor · singer · musician
RelativesMartina Sykes (sister)

Ephraim Manessah Sykes (born July 17, 1985 in St. Petersburg, Florida)[1] is an American actor. Sykes played the role of George Eacker in the Broadway musical Hamilton.

In December 2016, he played Seaweed J. Stubbs in NBC's live production of Hairspray Live!. In 2017, Sykes originated the role of David Ruffin in the musical Ain't Too Proud, a stage musical based on the life of The Temptations.[2]


Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2010 Astaire Awards Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Memphis (musical) Nominated
2012 Astaire Awards Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Newsies (musical) Nominated
2016 Astaire Awards Outstanding Ensemble in a Broadway Show Hamilton (musical) Nominated


  1. ^ "Ephraim M. Sykes". Playbill. December 8, 2016. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  2. ^ Berkeley Rep (PDF) https://www.berkeleyrep.org/press/pr/1718/Berkeley_Rep_Aint_Too_Proud_Casting.pdf. Retrieved 3 October 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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