Howard McGillin

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Birthday
5, 1953
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1953 (age 64)
Birthplace
California

About

Famous for his Tony-nominated performances as John Jasper in The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Billy Crocker in Anything Goes, he is also notable for his decade-long portrayal of the title role in the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera.

Before Fame

After attending the University of California, Santa Barbara, and briefly pursuing a television acting career, he relocated to New York, where he made his East Coast theatrical debut opposite Linda Ronstadt in a 1984 New York Shakespeare festival staging of La Boheme.

Trivia

In the mid 1990s, he played the lead role in the acclaimed London West End production of Mack & Mabel. Apart from his theater roles, he contributed voice acting work to several animated films.

Family Life

Through an early marriage, he fathered sons named Christopher and Brian. In 2013, he married Richard Samson.

Associated With

In 2015, he began co-starring with Vanessa Hudgens in the Broadway revival of the musical Gigi.

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