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|Wayne Alan Wilcox|
December 10, 1978
Wayne Alan Wilcox (born December 10, 1978) is an American actor/singer who is best known for his role of Marty on the TV show Gilmore Girls and his appearance in the film version of the musical RENT as Gordon, a member of Angel and Tom's AIDS support group. He played the character and sung vocals for the songs Will I and Life Support on disc I of the soundtrack for the film.
Wayne is a graduate of Boston University. He played recurring character Marty on ten episodes of Gilmore Girls over the fourth, fifth, and seventh seasons after being discovered by Gilmore Girls co-creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Dan Palladino while working as a waiter at Mercer Kitchen in SoHo. He is often said to physically resemble pop/rock singer John Mayer.
Wilcox has also appeared in the Goodman Theater production of Elizabeth Spencer's novella The Light in the Piazza as Fabrizio alongside Celia Keenan-Bolger as Clara, and in the off-Broadway production of The Great American Trailer Park Musical in 2005 as Leo/Duke. He is currently performing in the Roundabout Theatre Companies off-Broadway adaption of Suddenly Last Summer, a Tennessee Williams play that opened, as George Holly; Carla Gugino and Blythe Danner are also acting in the project.
He has a small role in the movie "Interview" with Steve Buscemi and Sienna Miller, which had its U.S. premiere at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. Wayne has also been cast in "Coram Boy", a Broadway version of the successful 2006 National Theater of London production. It is tentatively scheduled to start previews in April 2007 and premiere on May 1, 2007.
In 2011 was in The Normal Heart.
Before moving to Broadway, film, and television, he was a part of Tim Hanes' Kids Unlimited in Knoxville, TN.
He currently plays Sydney Chaplin in "Chaplin: the Musical".
- Liner notes, Rent: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
- "Marty's Back! Wayne Wilcox Talks about Being the Gilmore Girls Nice Guy". TV Guide. November 21, 2006. Retrieved 2006-12-10.
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