- Date of Birth:
- October 21, 1983
- 6' 0"
Aaron Tveit (born Aaron Kyle Tveit on October 21, 1983 in Middletown, New York) is an American actor and singer. He graduated from Middletown High School in 2001, and pursued his interests in acting while attending Ithaca College. He left college after two years to join the national touring production of Rent. He would finish his degree and graduate in 2012. After Rent, Aaron landed the role of Link Larkin in the first national tour of Hairspray, which provided Aaron a chance to appear on Broadway. He continued to perform in many productions, including The Three Musketeers, Calvin Berger and the original production of Next to Normal. In 2008, Aaron played Fiyero in Wicked, leaving the production briefly before returning to the role in 2009. Aaron portrayed Roger Davis in the Hollywood Bowl production of Rent, directed by Neil Patrick Harris. Aaron made his film debut in 2008, appearing in Ghost Town. His next film role came in 2010’s Howl. In 2009, he made his television debut on Gossip Girl, playing William “Tripp” van der Bilt III for 10 episodes. Aaron continued to appear in television programs, including Law & Order: SVU, Body of Proof, and The Good Wife. In 2013, Aaron was cast as Mike Warren in the USA Network series, Graceland. In 2015, Aaron was cast as Danny Zuko in Fox’s television adaptation of Greece.
Best Known For:
Aaron Tveit is best known as an actor on stage and screen, playing Tripp in Gossip Girl, Mike Warren on Graceland and appearing in many Broadway productions.
Aaron admitted in a 2014 interview that he does have a girlfriend, but he doesn’t like to talk about his personal life. He is an avid softball player, participating in the Broadway Softball League while starring in many of Broadway’s plays.