John Owen-Jones

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Birthday
5, 1971
Birthplace
Wales
Birth Sign
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Birthday
5, 1971 (age 48)
Birthplace
Wales

About

Acclaimed actor of the British stage who set the record for longest tenure as the titular character in The Phantom of the Opera, and reprised his role as Valjean in the 25th Anniversary Tour of Les Miserables.

Before Fame

After training at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, from which he graduated in 1994, he took a role in Stephen Sondhem's A Little Night Music.

Trivia

In 1998, at age 26, he took the lead role of Jean Verjean in Les Miserables, and three years later began playing the London Phantom in a role lasting more than 3 years and 1,400 performances.

Family Life

He was born in Burry Port in Carmarthenshire, Wales, where he attended Glan-y-Mor Comprehensive School.

Associated With

Dame Judi Dench co-starred with him in A Little Night Music at the National Theater.