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James Monroe Iglehart's Pets

Does James Monroe Iglehart Have Any Pets?

Grace (Cat)

Adopted Sep 2022
Rescued

James Monroe Iglehart, self proclaimed “Cat Dad,” has a few rescue cats in his household. He adopted Grace (formerly Opal) from Bloomfield Animal Shelter in September 2022.[1]

Lily (Cat)

Adopted Sep 2022
Rescued

James Monroe Iglehart also adopted Lily (formerly Autum) from Bloomfield Animal Shelter in September 2022.

Hudson (Cat)

Rescued

Before Grace and Lily, James Monroe Iglehart also has a cat named Hudson

Weeble and Wobble (Cat)

Rescued

Weeble and Wobble might not be his own cats, but they certainly deserve a shoutout. James Monroe Iglehart is deeply involved in his community and rescue organizations, always on the lookout for homes for cats like Weeble and Wobble.[2]

James Monroe Iglehart

James Monroe Iglehart Pets

Birthday

September 4, 1974 (49)

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James Monroe Iglehart is an American stage actor and singer, best known for his Tony Award-winning performance as the Genie in the Broadway production of “Aladdin.” He has also appeared in prominent roles in “Hamilton” and “Freestyle Love Supreme.”

Iglehart’s career began with his role in the Broadway musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in 2005, where he played Mitch Mahoney. He gained further recognition in 2009 with his performance as Bobby in “Memphis.” His breakthrough came in 2014 when he originated the role of the Genie in Disney’s “Aladdin” on Broadway, earning him the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. In 2017, he joined the cast of “Hamilton,” taking on the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson. Beyond Broadway, Iglehart has appeared on television, including guest roles in “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” and “Elementary.” He has also provided voice work for various animated series, including “Tangled: The Series” and “DuckTales.”

Throughout his career, Iglehart has worked with several notable performers. In “Aladdin,” he shared the stage with Adam Jacobs, who played Aladdin. His role in “Hamilton” brought him into collaboration with Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the musical. In “Memphis,” he worked alongside Chad Kimball, who played Huey Calhoun. His involvement in “Freestyle Love Supreme” connected him with Christopher Jackson and Anthony Veneziale. On “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” he acted with Tituss Burgess. In “Tangled: The Series,” he collaborated with Mandy Moore, who voiced Rapunzel.