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John Cameron Mitchell

John Cameron Mitchell was born on April 21, 1963 in El Paso, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Shortbus (2006) and Rabbit Hole (2010). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 27 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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Rabbit Hole
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Band of the Hand


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 2016 My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea
Brent Daniels (voice)
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series)
Andy Warhol
- Cyclone (2016) ... Andy Warhol
 2006 Shortbus
Sextra (uncredited)
 1999 I Remember (Short)
 1997 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
Matt Evans
- Speaking in Tongues (1997) ... Matt Evans
 1997 David Searching
Man with Fruit
 1996 Party Girl (TV Series)
- A Charming Tale (1996) ... Derrick
- Just Say No (1996) ... Derrick
- Virgin Mary (1996) ... Derrick
- Pilot (1996) ... Derrick
 1996 Girl 6
 1995 Law & Order (TV Series)
- Pride (1995) ... Eddie
 1993 Class of '96 (TV Series)
- See You in September (1993) ... Horace
 1993 Daybreak (TV Movie)
 1990 Teach 109 (TV Short)
1st Android
 1990 The Dreamer of Oz (TV Movie)
Albert the Reporter
 1990 Book of Love
 1987-1990 Head of the Class (TV Series)
- From Hair to Eternity: Part 2 (1990) ... Manfred
- That'll Be the Day (1987) ... Manfred
 1989 Misplaced
 1988 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series)
Bryan Ross
- It's a Miserable Life (1988) ... Bryan Ross
 1988 A Friendship in Vienna (TV Movie)
Tommi Lowberg
 1988 Our House (TV Series)
Willie Gillis
- Out of Step (1988) ... Willie Gillis
 1988 Higher Education
Student #1 (as John Mitchell)
 1987 MacGyver (TV Series)
- Hell Week (1987) ... Aaron
 1987 The Stepford Children (TV Movie)
 1986 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Friend at bus stop
- A Desperate Exit (1986) ... Friend at bus stop
 1986 One More Saturday Night
Teenager #2
 1986 Band of the Hand
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Tom (segment "The Last Defender of Camelot")
- A Day in Beaumont/The Last Defender of Camelot (1986) ... Tom (segment "The Last Defender of Camelot")
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Ed Donahue
- Unpunished Crimes (1986) ... Ed Donahue
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Calvin Fitch
- The Roommate (1984) ... Calvin Fitch
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Other Works:

Was the commercial cartoon voice of the "Dunkaroos Kangaroo" for the General Mills snack that came with a cup of frosting to dunk cookies in. See more »

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27 Interviews | 33 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Mitchell

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There is such a reluctance to address sex as an inherent part of the human experience in this country. ... The true perversion to me is crushing it and hiding it. See more »


Brother of Colin Mitchell. See more »

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