Wayne Wilcox

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Wayne Wilcox
BornWayne Alan Wilcox
(1978-12-11) December 11, 1978 (age 39)
OccupationActor, singer

Wayne Alan Wilcox (born December 11, 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.[1]


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.[2]


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. In 2006, he was performing in the Roundabout Theatre Companies off-Broadway adaption of Suddenly Last Summer, a Tennessee Williams play, as George Holly; Carla Gugino and Blythe Danner also acted 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 was tentatively scheduled to start previews in April 2007 and premiere on May 1, 2007.

In 2011, he was in The Normal Heart.[3]

Before moving to Broadway, film, and television, he was a part of Tim Hanes' Kids Unlimited in Knoxville, TN.

He was Sydney Chaplin in Chaplin: the Musical.

From April-June 2015, he was in the premier of Paul Gordon's Sense and Sensibility at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, originating the role of Edward Ferrars. [4]


  1. ^ Liner notes, Rent: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
  2. ^ "Marty's Back! Wayne Wilcox Talks about Being the Gilmore Girls Nice Guy". TV Guide. November 21, 2006. Retrieved 2006-12-10.
  3. ^ http://www.thenormalheartbroadway.com/cast.php
  4. ^ https://www.chicagoshakes.com/plays_and_events/sense

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