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The actor, who was 23 when he first opened up about his sexuality to friends and family, saw his film and television presence increase soon after coming out, adding, "The difference between being in the closet and out of the closet as a gay man is such a huge shift.I feel so connected still to that 22-year-old, but the idea that I was not open with that part of my life -- which I am now so open about -- is sort of surreal." Groff, 30, has kept himself busy since the cancelation of "Looking," the acclaimed HBO series about the lives (and loves) of three gay friends in San Francisco.His storyline about a school shooting was cut due to the Virginia Tech shooting in April 2007, and Groff only appeared in 11 episodes.From July 22 through August 31, 2008, Groff played as Claude in the Shakespeare in the Park production of Hair.Groff starred in a production of the musical A New Brain, presented as part of the New York City Center's Encores! The show was directed by James Lapine and took place from June 24 through June 27, 2015.
Jonathan Drew Groff (born March 26, 1985) is an American actor and singer.That same year, he made his Broadway debut as an understudy for the lead role and a swing for the musical In My Life by Joseph Brooks.Groff originated the role of Melchior Gabor in the Broadway production of the rock musical Spring Awakening.Since 2017, Groff stars as FBI Special Agent Holden Ford in the Netflix period crime drama Mindhunter.
Groff was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to Julie (née Witmer), a physical education teacher, and Jim Groff, a harness horse trainer. Groff is a first cousin of James Wolpert, a semifinalist on the fifth season of The Voice.After the tour, Groff decided to move to New York City instead.