Brian D’arcy James Biography
Brian d’Arcy James is a well-known musician and actor in the United States. He is best recognized for his performances in films such as “Friends with Kids,” “Spotlight,” and “Shrek the Musical,” all of which were released between 2013 and 2015. (2011). On February 19, 2019, James took over the role of Quinn Carney in the Broadway play The Ferryman at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Paddy Considine, who created the part, had played Carney in the play’s first production.
Brian D’arcy James Age
Brian was born on June 29, 1968, in Saginaw, Michigan. He is 54 years old.
Brian D’arcy James Family
Brian was born in the city of Saginaw in the state of Michigan. His mother, Mary (née Kelly), is a bookseller for children, and his father, Thomas F. James (who has since passed away), was a lawyer. He is their son. Harry Kelly, Brian’s maternal grandpa, served Michigan as Governor at one point in his life. His uncle, Brian Kelly, was a producer for the film Blade Runner as well as an actor who appeared in the series Flipper. There are three members of Brian’s family: his brother Andrew, who manages investments, his sister Kate, who is an actor and writer, and his sister Anne (Noonan), who is also an actress and a teacher.
Brian D’arcy James Wife
Grace was born to Brian and his wife Jennifer Prescott, who he first met while they were both performing in a show at Lincoln Center. The couple currently has one daughter together named Grace.
Brian D’arcy James Shrek | Musicals
In the stage production of the musical Shrek, Brian played the title role, sharing the stage with Daniel Breaker, Sutton Foster, and Christopher Sieber respectively. After a successful run in Seattle, the production moved to Broadway on November 8, 2008, where it debuted in previews the following month on December 14 at The Broadway Theatre.
As a result of his performance in this musical, Brian was awarded the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical as well as the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. As a result of his performance, Brian was considered for the Tony Award in the category of Best Leading Actor in a Musical. After playing the part for a year, he decided to leave the ensemble, and Ben Crawford was brought in to take his place.
Brian D’arcy Hamilton
The acclaimed musical Hamilton began previews on January 20, 2015, and its official opening night was on February 17, 2015. Brian featured as the original King George III in the Off-Broadway production of the musical, which premiered formally on February 17, 2015. On March 3, 2015, actor Jonathan Groff took over for James in the run at the Off-Broadway theater.
In the Broadway production of Hamilton, he played King George III for a limited engagement that began on April 13, 2017, and lasted until July 16, 2017. This performance ran from April 13 to July 16, 2017.
Brian D’arcy Something Rotten
The Broadway musical Something Rotten!, in which Brian starred and for which he was nominated for a third Tony Award, began performances at the St. James Theatre on March 23, 2015, for previews, and on April 22, 2015, for the general public. In the movie “Spotlight” from 2015, James plays the role of Matt Carroll.
Brian D’arcy James Spotlight
Brian played Matt Carroll in the 2015 film Spotlight.
Brian D’arcy James Broadway
At the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Broadway, the play Time Stands Still began preview performances on January 5, 2010, and had its official opening on January 25. James performed in the play, which ran from January 5 to January 25. On March 27, 2010, the limited run of the show came to an end. He was awarded the broadway.com Audience Award for Favorite Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in this role. In the Broadway production of Next to Normal, which is being performed at the Booth Theatre, Brian is back in his role as Dan Goodman. Beginning on May 17, 2010, he was the new replacement for J. Robert Spencer. On July 18, 2010, Brian’s limited engagement came to an end, and he was succeeded in the role by Jason Danieley.
Brian D’arcy James Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $15 million.