29 Facts About Andrew Rannells


Andrew Scott Rannells was born on August 23,1978 and is an American film, stage, television and voice actor.


Andrew Rannells received his second Tony nomination in 2017 for his performance as Whizzer in the 2016 Broadway revival of Falsettos.


Andrew Rannells has accumulated numerous voice acting credits since the beginning of his career including, currently, Matthew MacDell on Netflix's Big Mouth and William Clockwell on Amazon Prime's Invincible.


Andrew Rannells was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Charlotte and Ronald Andrew Rannells.


Andrew Rannells is the fourth of five siblings, with three sisters and an older brother.


Andrew Rannells attended Our Lady of Lourdes grade school in Omaha, and then Creighton Preparatory School, an all-boys Roman Catholic school in Omaha.


Andrew Rannells's family lived in the Hanscom Park neighborhood in Omaha.


Andrew Rannells did community theater with fellow Omahan and Creighton Prep alumnus Conor Oberst.


Andrew Rannells did voice-over work and commercials, including a 1996 Grease spoof with Amy Adams.


Andrew Rannells moved to New York City in 1997 after high school, studying theater at Marymount Manhattan College for two years before he started auditioning full-time and began landing roles.


Active in community theater, Andrew Rannells got his start as a professional actor as a teenager through voice acting.


Andrew Rannells was cast in a number of their television productions in main voice roles.


Andrew Rannells continued to work in the medium for a number of years while pursuing theater.


In 2002, Andrew Rannells made his Broadway debut when he assumed the role of Link Larkin in the Broadway production of Hairspray.


Andrew Rannells played Bob Gaudio in the First National Tour of Jersey Boys.


Andrew Rannells had his breakthrough in 2011 when he originated the role of Elder Price in The Book of Mormon, a musical written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q composer Robert Lopez.


Andrew Rannells won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album for his performance in the musical's Original Broadway Cast Recording.


Andrew Rannells temporarily replaced Jonathan Groff in the role of King George III in Hamilton on Broadway from October 27 to November 29,2015, while Groff fulfilled pre-arranged filming commitments.


Andrew Rannells played the role of Whizzer Brown in the Broadway revival of Falsettos directed by James Lapine.


Andrew Rannells was joined by Christian Borle and Stephanie J Block who played Marvin and Trina, respectively.


Andrew Rannells was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance.


Andrew Rannells played Larry in the 2018 Broadway revival of The Boys in the Band.


Andrew Rannells revived his role for the film adaptation for Netflix, which was released on September 30,2020.


Andrew Rannells played Blair Pfaff, one of the leading roles on the television show Black Monday.


Andrew Rannells played Trent Oliver in Netflix's 2020 movie musical The Prom, an adaptation of the Broadway musical of the same name.


Andrew Rannells published his first book, a memoir titled Too Much Is Not Enough, in 2019.


Andrew Rannells has said he has known he is gay since high school.


Andrew Rannells came out to his family when he was eighteen, but he stated that "by that point, no one was surprised".


Andrew Rannells came out to his theater friends, but not his all-boys Catholic school.