Born: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Andrew Scott Rannells was born on August 23, 1978 in the city of Omaha (Nebraska), in the United States. He studied in the Creighton Preparatory School in his hometown, and after finishing secondary, briefly attended Marymount Manhattan College. Throughout his career, Rannells won a Grammy Award and was nominated for the Tony Awards. He is known for his portrayal as Elder Price in the 2011 Broadway musical The Book of Mormon, for which he received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. He won the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album as a featured soloist on the musicals original Broadway cast recording. His other credits on Broadway include the works of Jersey Boys as Bob Gaudio and Hairspray, as Link Larkin. Andrew began his career in film and television in the mid-90s, developed primarily as a voice artist. Between the numerous animated series in which he has worked, titles are counted as Street Sharks, One Piece, Yugio: Duel Monsters, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Libertys Kids: Est. 1776, Shaman Kingu, Kakutou ryouri densetsu bistro recipe, Cubix, Sonic X, Robots for Everyone, Pokémon and Shukan Pok mon hosokyoku . Rannells played the role of Elijah Krantz on the HBO series Girls and had the leading role of Bryan Buckley in the NBC series The New Normal. Andrew also filmed some feature films - he had a brief participation in Sex and the City 2 (2010), and a role of starring in the comedy starring Kirsten Dunst, Bachelorette (2012). In 2014, Rannells filled in as a replacement for Hedwig in the rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch. A year later, Rannells briefly played the role of King George III in the hit Broadway musical Hamilton. He soon secured the role of Whizzer Brown in the Broadway revival of Falsettos, directed by James Lapine. In 2018, Rannells portrayed the role of Larry in the Broadway musical The Boys in the Band, alongside other notable actors. He is currently playing the role of Blair Pfaff in the American comedy series Black Monday on Showtime.
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