John Cameron Mitchell is an American actor, writer and director who is currently starring in Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the Belasco Theatre, where he returns to the role that he created in 1998. |
He made his Broadway debut in the 1985 Tony Award winning musical Big River starring in the lead role of Huck Finn. He went on to originate the role of 'Dickon' on Broadway in The Secret Garden, and also appeared in the original cast of the Off-Broadway musical Hello Again.
In 1998 he wrote, along with composer Stephen Trask, and starred in the original off-Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and later went on to direct and star in the film adaptation.
In 2010 he directed the film Rabbit Hole, starring Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart, adapted from David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name.
His TV credits include: 'Daybreak', 'MacGyver', 'Head of the Class', 'Law & Order', 'The New Twilight Zone', 'Freddy's Nightmares', 'The Equalizer', 'Our House' and 'The Stepford Children'