Jay Armstrong Johnson
|Jay Armstrong Johnson|
Jay Armstrong Johnson|
September 1, 1987
Fort Worth, Texas, US
Johnson was born on September 1, 1987, in Fort Worth, Texas. In 2001, he made his debut at the theater in a production of the musical made Peter Pan. After joining the American tour of A Chorus Line in the role of Mark, Johnson debuted on Broadway in 2009 in the musical Hair as a member of the ensemble and the first substitute for Gavin Creel in the role of Claude. In 2010, he played the protagonist Jack Kelly in one of the first readings of the musical Newsies.
In 2011, Johnson replaced Aaron Tveit for the part of Frank Abagnale in the musical Catch Me If You Can. In 2013, he returned to Broadway in the musical Hands on a Hard Body.
Johnson is openly gay.
|2009||Sex and the City 2||Wedding Chorus|
|2018||Zelda's Pepperonis||Tyler Killjoy|
|2007–2010||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Paul||Episode: "Trophy and Outsider"|
|2013||It Could Be Worse||Jay||Episode: "So, We Meet Again"|
|2014||Live from Lincoln Center||Anthony Hope||Episode: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - In Concert with the New York Philharmonic"|
|2015||Seeking: the Web Series||Sam||Web series|
|2016–2018||Quantico||Will Olsen||Recurring role|
- "Biography". Retrieved March 7, 2018.
- Li, Shirley (November 24, 2015). "Quantico: Jay Armstrong Johnson, Lenny Platt, Li Jun Li, joining as new recruits in mid-season". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
- "Jay Armstrong Johnson Joins Cast of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera April 30 | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
- "Jay Armstrong Johnson Finds Being Openly Gay Isn't Career Suicide". February 16, 2017. Retrieved March 15, 2018.