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Gregg Edelman

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Gregg Edelman
Born (1958-09-12) September 12, 1958 (age 63)
OccupationStage, film, voice, television actor
Years active1985–present
Spouse(s)Carolee Carmello (1995–2015)
ChildrenZoe & Ethan

Gregg Edelman (born September 12, 1958) is an American movie, television and theatre actor.


Edelman was born in Chicago, Illinois, attended Niles North High School, where he starred as Li'l Abner opposite future soap star Nancy Lee Grahn, and was trained at Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois). He was married from 1995 to 2015 to actress Carolee Carmello; they first met during the run of City of Angels, and later during another production.[1] They have two children, a daughter Zoe and son Ethan.[2]

He made his Broadway debut in the 1979 production of Evita and started attracting attention for his performance as Cliff in the 1987 Broadway revival of Cabaret.[3]

Stage credits

Selected filmography

Awards and nominations

  • 1990: Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical, City of Angels[8]
  • 1993: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Anna Karenina[10]
  • 1998: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, 1776[14]
  • 1998: Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, 1776[14]
  • 1998: Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, 1776[14]
  • 2002: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Into the Woods
  • 2002: Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, Into the Woods[31]
  • 2004: Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, Wonderful Town[32]


"I started crying like a teenage girl." - Gregg Edelman on learning of his Into the Woods Tony nomination, to, May 2002.[3]


  1. ^ Filichia, Peter. "Getting to Know Carolee Carmello",, April 3, 2002
  2. ^ Feldberg, Robert. "My oh my oh, he's come a ways", The Record (Bergen County), November 23, 2003. Accessed March 31, 2011. "When it was announced Gregg Edelman would be in the cast of the Broadway production of Wonderful Town - which opens tonight at the Al Hirschfeld Theater - it hardly registered as a surprise. That's because Edelman, who lives with his family in Leonia, is a hardy perennial on Broadway."
  3. ^ a b "Gregg Edelman Profile" Archived 2017-01-10 at the Wayback Machine,, accessed April 27, 2016
  4. ^ Oliver!,, accessed April 27, 2016
  5. ^ Cats,, accessed April 27, 2016
  6. ^ Cabaret,, accessed April 27, 2016
  7. ^ Anything Goes,, accessed April 27, 2016
  8. ^ a b City of Angels,, accessed April 26, 2016
  9. ^ Richards, David. "Sunday View. Madcap Arthur Meets the 90's", The New York Times, August 18, 1991
  10. ^ a b Anna Karenina,, accessed April 26, 2016
  11. ^ Falsettos,, accessed April 27, 2016
  12. ^ Greetings,, accessed April 26, 2016
  13. ^ Passion, accessed April 26, 2016
  14. ^ a b c d 1776,, accessed April 26, 2016
  15. ^ Les Misérables,, accessed April 26, 2016
  16. ^ Thief River,, accessed April 26, 2016
  17. ^ Reefer Madness,, accessed April 26, 2016
  18. ^ "'Into the Woods' Broadway",, accessed April 26, 2016
  19. ^ "'Wonderful Town' Broadway",, accessed April 26, 2016
  20. ^ Gans, Andrew. "Edelman, Clark, Carmello and Baldwin Set for Sondheim's Opening Doors",, July 27, 2004
  21. ^ Sommer, elyse. "A CurtainUp Review. 'Flight: The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh'",, May 13, 2005
  22. ^ Lipton, Brian Scott. "Carolee Carmello and Gregg Edelman to Star in 'Rags' Benefit",, October 30, 2006
  23. ^ Finkle, David. "Review. 'A Tale of Two Cities' ",, September 18, 2008
  24. ^ Suskin, Steven. "Review: ‘Show Boat in Concert’", Variety, June 8, 2008
  25. ^ "'The Mystery of Edwin Drood' Broadway",, accessed April 26, 2016
  26. ^ "Gregg Edelman, Mark Jacoby and Johnny Rabe Cast in Secondhand Lions Musical Premiere"
  27. ^ Jones, Chris. "Not so sweet revenge in pre-Broadway 'First Wives Club' ", Chicago Tribune, March 12, 2015
  28. ^ Little Children,, accessed April 27, 2016
  29. ^ Spider-Man 2,, accessed April 27, 2016
  30. ^ Hollywood Ending,, accessed April 27, 2016
  31. ^ Simonson, Robert. "'Millie', 'Success' Lead 2002 Drama Desk Nominations",, April 30, 2002
  32. ^ "2004 Outer Critics Noms Out; Wicked Takes 10",, April 18, 2004
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