Edelman, Gregg 1958–

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Edelman, Gregg 1958–


Born September 12, 1958, in Chicago, IL; married Carolee Carmello (an actress and singer); children: Zoe, Ethan Lee. Education: Northwestern University, graduated, 1980.

Addresses: Agent— Cornerstone Talent Agency, 37 West 20th St., Suite 1108, New York, NY 10011.

Career: Actor, singer, and voice performer.

Awards, Honors: Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best actor in a musical, 1990, for City of Angels; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best actor in a musical, 1993, for Anna Karenina; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, all best actor in a musical, 1998, for 1776; Antoinette Perry Award nomination and Drama Desk Award nomination, both best actor in a musical, 2002, for Into the Woods.


Stage Appearances:

(Broadway debut) Person of Argentina (member of ensemble), Evita (musical), Broadway Theatre, 1979–80.

Bustopher Jones, Asparagus, Growltiger, Cats (musical), Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, beginning 1982.

Timothy, Weekend, York Theatre at Saint Peter's Church, New York City, 1983.

A Londoner (member of ensemble), Oliver! (musical), Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Amateurs, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati, OH, 1985.

Georgia Avenue, Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT, 1986.

Tano Bitko, The Shop on Main Street, Jewish Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Clifford Bradshaw, Cabaret (musical), Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1987, then Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1988.

Billy, Anything Goes (musical), Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York City, between 1987 and 1989.

Stine, City of Angels (musical), Virginia Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Constantine Levin, Anna Karenina (musical), Circle in the Square, New York City, 1992.

Marvin, Falsettos (musical), John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1992–93.

Andy Gorski, Greetings, John Houseman Theatre, New York City, 1993–94.

Neil, Fiorello! (concert), City Center Theatre, New York City, 1994.

Colonel Ricci, Passion (musical), Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1994–95.

Art O'Malley, Out of This World (concert), City Center Theatre, 1995.

Edward Rutledge, 1776 (musical), Roundabout Theatre Company, Criterion Center Stage Right Theatre, New York City, 1997, then George Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 1997–98.

Javert, Les Miserables (opera), Imperial Theatre, 1999.

The lecturer, Reefer Madness (musical), Variety Arts Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Ray 2/Reese, Thief River, Signature Theatre Company, New York City, 2001.

Cinderella's prince and the wolf, Into the Woods (musical), Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Robert Baker, Wonderful Town (musical), Al Hirschfeld Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Charles Lindbergh, Flight, Melting Pot Theatre Company, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 2005.

Dr. Alexandre Manette, A Tale of Two Cities (musical), Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 2008.

Appeared in title role, Arthur; as Hoagy Carmichael (title role), Hoagy; and as George, She Loves Me; appeared in Babes in Arms, Lincoln Center Theatre, New York City; and in Forbidden Broadway; also performed in benefit concerts.

Major Tours; Musicals:

Person of Argentina, Evita, U.S. cities, 1980.

Mike Doonesbury, Doonesbury, U.S. cities, 1984.

Clifford Bradshaw, Cabaret, U.S. cities, 1987.

Film Appearances:

Science teacher in Ithaca, Manhattan Project (also known as Deadly Game), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1986.

Chris, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Orion, 1989.

Phil, Green Card, Buena Vista, 1990.

Mark Loest, The First Wives Club, Paramount, 1996.

Dudley, Hudson River Blues (also known as Family Blues), 1997.

Dream Larry foreman, Cradle Will Rock, Buena Vista, 1999.

Oscar, Puppet, Xscapade Pictures, 1999.

Galaxie executive, Hollywood Ending, DreamWorks, 2002.

A.P.C. Johnson, City by the Sea (also known as The Suspect), Warner Bros., 2002.

Dr. Davis, Spider–Man 2 (also known as Spider–Man 2.1 and Spider–Man 2: The IMAX Experience), Columbia, 2004.

Richard Pierce, Little Children, New Line Cinema, 2006.

Film Work:

(Uncredited) Member of chorus, Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (animated; also known as Beauty and the Beast 2), Walt Disney Home Video, 1997.

Vocalist with ensembles, Anastasia (animated), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1997.

Singing voice of Father Joseph, Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night, Project X Productions, 1998.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1990, 1997.

The 44th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1990.

Colonel Ricci, Passion, PBS, 1996.

The 52nd Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"The Killer Within," Spenser for Hire, ABC, 1985.

Concierge, "Public Execution," Central Park West (also known as CPW), CBS, 1996.

Tom Respaldi, "Hook, Line, and Sinker," Ed, NBC, 2001.

Ryan Ambrose, "Sinners and Saints," Hack, CBS, 2003.

Ryan Ambrose, "All Others Pay Cash," Hack, CBS, 2003.

Ryan Ambrose, "See No Evil," Hack, CBS, 2003.

Daniel Brown, "Mercy," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2003.

Boyce Wainwright, "Ex Statis," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2005.

Dr. Lucas, " Web," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2005.

Appeared in episodes of Another World, NBC; and One Life to Live, ABC.



Cabaret (studio cast recording), 1999.

Other albums include cast recordings of City of Angels, A Grand Night for Singing, Guys and Dolls, 1776, andSweet Charity.