Jeremy Jordan (Jamie Wellerstein)
Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan starred in NBC’s musical drama “Smash” as Jimmy Collins, a music composer who is creating a current-day rock musical along with his music partner Kyle Bishop (Andy Mientus) in Brooklyn.
Jeremy stars opposite Anna Kendrick in the film musical “The Last 5 Years” (2014), based on the play of the same name. The movie was filmed in the summer of 2013, and will receive a 2014 release.
Jeremy was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas and studied at Ithaca College, where he earned a BFA with honors in performance theatre. In 2009, he got his professional start in New York as the understudy to the lead in Broadway’s “Rock of Ages.” Jeremy then went on to star as ‘Tony’ in Broadway’s revival of “West Side Story.” In 2011, Jeremy starred as ‘Clyde Barrow’ in the new Broadway musical, “Bonnie & Clyde” by Frank Wildhorn and Don Black at the Schoenfeld Theatre. Jeremy starred alongside Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton in the Warner Bros. film “Joyful Noise,” (2012) directed by Todd Graff. He also originated the role of ‘Jack Kelly’ in the Tony-nominated Broadway show, “Newsies.” Jeremy was nominated for ‘Best Actor in a Musical’ for his leading role in the Disney musical.