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October 3, 1991 (32)
Derek Klena is an American actor known for his work in film and theater. Throughout his career, Derek Klena has taken on several breakout roles that have garnered him critical acclaim and recognition. One notable milestone in his career was his portrayal of the character Anthony Hope in the 2012 Broadway revival of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.”
In addition to his theatrical achievements, Klena has also ventured into the world of music. He has collaborated with renowned artists such as Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, with whom he released an album titled “Carrying the Banner: Songs from Newsies” in 2012.
Derek Klena’s journey in the entertainment industry has seen him collaborate with Tony Award-winning actress Laura Osnes in the off-Broadway production of “The Bridges of Madison County” showcased their exceptional chemistry and talent. Klena has also collaborated with Lindsay Mendez, Christy Altomare, and Ramin Karimloo.
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the performing arts, Derek Klena has received a Theatre World Award for his exceptional Broadway debut as Eddie Birdlace in “Dogfight” in 2013. His portrayal of Dmitry in the Broadway production of “Anastasia” earned him a nomination for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical in 2017.
Apart from his work in the entertainment industry, Derek Klena is also known for his advocacy for animals and support of non-profit organizations. Klena has shown his commitment to this cause by collaborating with organizations such as The Humane Society of the United States and Broadway Barks, using his platform to make a positive impact in the lives of animals.