Andrew Rannells

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Andrew Rannells
Andrew Rannells 2015.jpg
Andrew Rannells, March 2015
Born
Andrew Scott Rannells

(1978-08-23) August 23, 1978 (age 41)
EducationCreighton Preparatory School
Alma materMarymount Manhattan College
OccupationActor, voice actor, singer
Years active1995–present
Known forElder Price,
The Book of Mormon
TelevisionThe New Normal
Girls
Partner(s)Mike Doyle (2011–present)
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album
The Book of Mormon

Andrew Scott Rannells (born August 23, 1978) is an American actor, voice actor, and singer. He is perhaps best known for his work as Elder Price in the 2011 Broadway musical The Book of Mormon, which earned him a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. He is also best known for his role as Elijah Krantz in Girls.

Personal life[change | change source]

Rannells is of Polish and Irish descent, and he is openly gay.[1] Rannells currently lives in New York City after temporarily re-locating to Los Angeles to film The New Normal.

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Sex and the City 2 Wedding Chorus
2012 Bachelorette Manny
2015 The Intern Cameron
2016 Why Him? Filming

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1995–97 Street Sharks Streex, Shrimp Louie (voices) Lead role
1999 Archie's Weird Mysteries Archie Andrews (voice) Lead role
2000 Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters Mako Tsunami, Noah Kaiba, Leon von Schroeder/Leon Wilson (voices: English dub) Recurring roles
2001–06 Pokémon Morty, Harley (Season 8), Chaz, Nicholai, Forrester Franklin, Forrest Franklin, Poncho, Shiro, Forrest, Additional Voices Recurring role
2001 Cubix Connor (voice, English dub) Lead role
2001 Fighting Foodons Fried Ricer (voice, English dub) Lead role
2001 Shaman King Len Tao (voice, English dub) Lead role
2002 Kirby: Right Back at Ya! Narrator, Cloaked Nightmare (voices: English dub) Recurring role
2002 Ultimate Muscle Additional voices Recurring role
2002 Tokyo Mew Mew Dren, Wesley J. Coolridge III (voices: English dub) Lead role
2002 Liberty's Kids Alexander Hamilton (voice) Guest role
2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Additional voices Recurring role
2003 Sonic X Narrator, Decoe, Bokkun, Mr. Stewart, E-101 Beta, E-102 Gamma, E-104 Epsilon (voices: English dub) Recurring role
2004 F-Zero GP Legend The Skull (voice: English dub) Recurring role
2004 One Piece Young Roranoa Zola (voice, 4Kids English dub) Guest role
2005 Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Wheeler the Chimpanzee, Belowski, Additional voices Recurring role
2006 Pokémon Chronicles Additional Voices Recurring role
2012–present Girls Elijah Krantz Recurring role (season 1–3)
Main role (season 4–present)
2012–13 The New Normal Bryan Collins Lead role
2013–14 How I Met Your Mother Darren 2 episodes
2015 Glee Himself Episode: "Dreams Come True"
2015 The Knick Frazier H. Wingo 2 episodes
2016 The Simpsons Himself (voice) Episode: How Lisa Got Her Marge Back

Video games[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Shadow the Hedgehog E-123 Omega, G.U.N. Officer

Theater[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2000–01 Pokémon Live! James Baritone/Tenor
2005 Hairspray Fender, Link Larkin Replacement roles[2]
2006 The 60's Project Performer Chester, CT (Regional): World Premiere
2007 Jersey Boys Bob Gaudio US Tour: 1st National Tour, replacement role[3]
2011 The Book of Mormon Elder Price Originated role
2014 Hedwig and the Angry Inch Hedwig Replacement
2015 Hamilton King George III Temporary five week replacement

References[change | change source]

  1. Siegel, Miranda (May 29, 2012). "Andrew Rannells on His Girls Character, Slapping Marnie, and His New Ryan Murphy Show". Vulture-New York. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  2. Joy, Cara (November 11, 2005). "Andrew Rannells to Star as Hairspray's Next Link Larkin". broadway.com. Retrieved 2014-05-18.
  3. Aradi, Cathi (March 3, 2008). "JBB EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Andrew Rannells!". jerseyboysblog.com. Retrieved 2014-05-18.