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James Monroe Iglehart


Tony award being successful actor most widely known for portraying Genie in the Broadway creation of the common Disney film Aladdin. Furthermore to his Tony Prize, he also had taken the Drama Table Award for Excellent Featured Actor within a Musical. A few of his various other notable roles consist of Bobby in Memphis and Mitch Mahoney in The 25th Annual Putnam State Spelling Bee. He examined at Cal Condition Hayward and started his musical profession executing at TheatreWorks and American Musical Theater in California. He aimed Bat Boy The Musical on the Ray of Light Movie theater in 2005. He was raised with his sibling in Hayward, California. He fulfilled his wife Dawn in his senior high school display choir. He performed alongside fellow stage professional Adam Jacobs in the Broadway creation of Aladdin.

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Date Of Birth September 4, 1974
Place Of Birth Hayward, CA
Height 1.8 m
Profession Stage Actor
Education California State University, East Bay
Nationality American
Spouse Dawn Iglehart
Parents James Iglehart, Sandra Kay Hill
Awards Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Movies Tom and Jerry: Back to Oz, We Are the Hartmans, Memphis: Direct from Broadway, Death Force
Star Sign Virgo

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1In 2014, he won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for playing the Genie in the Broadway version of Aladdin (1992).
2Son of James Iglehart.



Landed2016Short completedTSA Agent
Tangled: The Series2017TV SeriesLance Strongbow
Three Christs2017Benny
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt2015-2017TV SeriesCoriolanus Burt
Tom & Jerry: Back to Oz2016VideoCalvin Carney Jitterbug (voice, as James Monroe Igelhart)
Nature Cat2016TV SeriesMichael Bluejay
Broadway Draft 20152015ShortAnchor
Gotham2015TV SeriesRingmaster
Smash2012TV SeriesAssistant
Submissions Only2012TV SeriesWilson Jones
Great Performances2012TV SeriesBobby
We Are the Hartmans2011Eustace
Memphis the Musical2011Bobby
The Good Wife2010TV SeriesGeo
Silent Line: Armored Core2003Video GameAdditional Voices (English version, voice, as James Iglehart)
Death Force1978Jimmy Russell



Tom & Jerry: Back to Oz2016Video performer: "A Mighty Fine Affair"
The 68th Annual Tony Awards2014TV Special performer: "Friend Like Me"



Who Is Clinn Rippy?2012Documentary post-productionHimself
Ok! TV2017TV SeriesHimself
The View2014-2017TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host / Himself / Himself - Aladdin
Broadway.com #LiveatFive2016TV SeriesHimself
Side by Side by Susan Blackwell2016TV SeriesHimself
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2015 Tony Awards2015TV MovieHimself
Good Morning America2014TV SeriesHimself
I Dream of Genie: Backstage at 'Aladdin' with James Monroe Iglehart2014TV SeriesHimself
The Broadway.com Show2014TV SeriesHimself
The 68th Annual Tony Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Winner & Performer
Show People with Paul Wontorek2014TV SeriesHimself
The 66th Annual Tony Awards2012TV Special documentaryHimself
The Electric Company2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2010TV MovieHimself

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