Jeremy Jordan (Actor)
November 20, 1984 (39)
Jeremy Jordan is an American actor and singer, notably recognized for his contributions to film, television, and Broadway productions. Best known for his roles in ‘Smash’, ‘Supergirl’, and ‘Newsies’, his charismatic performances have left an indelible impression on audiences worldwide.
Jordan’s acting career encompasses an impressive range of roles across various media. On television, he made his mark as Jimmy Collins on the musical drama ‘Smash’, and as Winn Schott in the superhero series ‘Supergirl’. On the big screen, he starred alongside Anna Kendrick in the movie adaptation of ‘The Last Five Years’, a critically acclaimed musical drama. However, it is perhaps his Broadway performances that truly showcase Jordan’s remarkable talent. Notably, he portrayed Jack Kelly in the 2012 musical ‘Newsies’, a role that earned him critical acclaim and established his name in the industry.
Throughout his career, Jordan has collaborated with numerous esteemed figures from the entertainment industry. His work on ‘Smash’ brought him in contact with Megan Hilty and Katharine McPhee, while on ‘Supergirl’, he shared the screen with Melissa Benoist and David Harewood. In the realm of theatre, he has worked alongside Laura Osnes in ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ and Cynthia Erivo in ‘Waitress’ on Broadway. His film projects have seen him collaborate with revered artists like Anna Kendrick in ‘The Last Five Years’ and Dolly Parton in ‘Joyful Noise’.
Jordan has been bestowed with several honors that stand as testament to his talent and commitment. He was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in ‘Newsies’. Furthermore, he received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album for the same role. His performance in ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ earned him nominations for the Outer Critics Circle Award and the Drama Desk Award.
Away from the stage and screen, Jordan is a strong advocate for animal rights and has been associated with multiple initiatives aimed at promoting animal welfare. He has been involved with the ‘Broadway Barks’ initiative, an annual charity event founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore that promotes the adoption of shelter animals.