Larry Owens Biography | Larry Owens Wikipedia
Larry Owens is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and vocalist based in the United States. In recognition of his major performance in the off-Broadway musical A Strange Loop, he was awarded both the Lucille Lortel Award and the Drama Desk Award. Owens has appeared as an actor on a number of popular television shows, such as Search Party, High Maintenance, Modern Love, and Abbott Elementary.
Owens spent his childhood in the East Baltimore neighborhood of Maryland, where he was born. He cited the musical Hairspray as an example of a show he watched as a child that influenced his decision to pursue a career in musical theater. He had a deep appreciation for the music and lyrics of Stephen Sondheim, and he developed this passion while attending the performing arts camp Stagedoor Manor.
At the School at Steppenwolf, where he received training in acting and improvisational theater, some of his teachers included Tarell Alvin McCraney, Amy Morton, and K. Todd Freeman.
Owens uprooted his life and relocated to the Big Apple in 2015 with the intention of launching a successful career in the performing arts. He volunteered his time at the Musical Theatre Factory, where he became acquainted with the playwright Michael R. Jackson, who was responsible for writing A Strange Loop.
Larry Owens Age
He was born in Baltimore, Maryland, US. He has not disclosed information concerning his age as of now. This will be updated as soon as it is made available to the public.
Larry Owens Height
He stands at an approximate height of 5ft 9in.
Larry Owens Wife
Larry has not shared any information concerning his marital status therefore we do not know whether he is married, dating, or single. This information will be updated as soon as it is made available to the public.
Larry Owens Movies
Owens was a cast member in the musical theater performances of both Spamilton and Gigantic. In addition to that, he was a performer at Catherine Cohen’s Cabernet Cabaret, and he also produced his own monthly program called Decolonize Your Mind with Karen Chee.
In 2019, he became more well-known and was praised by critics for his portrayal in Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loop, which was staged off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons and directed by Stephen Brackett. The production was overseen by Stephen Brackett. Owens, according to Vinson Cunningham’s review in The New Yorker, “performs Jackson’s songs with strength, humor, and sorrow, filling in the textual holes in Usher’s characterization with a complete life’s worth of mannerism and flair.” Owens was praising the performance of Usher as Michael Jackson. A number of awards, including the Lucille Lortel Award and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, were given to him in recognition of his performance.
In July 2021, he was one of the stars of the first solo production of Sondheimia, which was staged at Feinstein’s/54 Below.
Larry Owens Abbott Elementary
Owens worked as a member of the writing crew for the game show Paid Off on truTV. In addition to appearing in the fourth season of High Maintenance, he has also appeared in episodes of the television show Search Party, Abbott Elementary, Dash & Lily, Life & Beth, and Modern Love. His voice can be heard in the animated series Fairfax which is produced by Amazon.
Larry Owens Net Worth
His estimated net worth ranges between $800k – $2 million.