Robin de Jesús

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Robin de Jesús
Born (1984-08-21) August 21, 1984 (age 32)
Norwalk, Connecticut U.S.
Occupation Stage, film actor
Years active 2003–present

Robin de Jesús (born August 21, 1984) is an American film and theater actor of Puerto Rican descent. He is from Norwalk, Connecticut.[1]

He is perhaps best known for playing the role of Sonny in the 2008 Broadway musical In the Heights,[2] for which he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. In 2010, he joined the revival cast of La Cage aux Folles as Jacob, the sassy housekeeper.[3][4] The production opened at the Longacre Theatre on April 18, 2010, and de Jesús was nominated for another Tony for his performance. De Jesús left the production on February 13, 2011, replaced by Wilson Jermaine Heredia.[5] De Jesús played the role of Boq in the Broadway production of Wicked[6] at the Gershwin Theatre.



NYC theatre[edit]

The Muny[edit]

Personal life[edit]

He is openly gay[9] and speaks to young audiences about fully accepting oneself.


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