Sunday, May 06, 2018

Happy Birthday to Sitcom, Broadway Star Noah Galvin

Photo: The Advocate
Noah Galvin was born today, May 6, in 1994. He is an American actor and singer. He is best known for playing Kenny O'Neal in the ABC sitcom The Real O'Neals and the title role in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen.

Photo: from ABC
Galvin was born and raised in Katonah, New York. In his early teenage years, Galvin was asked by his mother several times if he was gay. He came out to her when he was 14.

Before starring on The Real O'Neals, he also appeared off Broadway at theaters such as the Signature, Playwrights Horizons, MCC, The Vineyard, The Public, The Culture Project, The Flea, The Wild Project, New York Theater Workshop, the Barrow Street Theater, Rattlestick, Ensemble Studio Theater, and many others. He is a recipient of Audio file Magazine's Earphones Award for his narration of Hollis Seamon's novel Somebody Up There Hates You. His other audiobook work includes Perks of Being a Wallflower, Matthew Quick's Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock, and more. Additional credits include the celebrated short films Promised Land and Welcome to the Wayne.
Photo: from Playbill
In August 2017, Galvin was named as a temporary replacement for the title role in Dear Evan Hansen after the departure of Tony-winning star Ben Platt. Galvin assumed the role on November 21, 2017 and played his final performance on February 4, 2018.

He currently splits his time between Manhattan and Los Angeles.

In the clip below, from the From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert for Parkland, USA, Galvin joined Parkland High School students to sing the Broadway hit ‘You Will Be Found.’

1 comment:

Mike C said...

Have a great Birthday, Noah!