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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 16 February 1978Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA
Nicknames Johnny
"J. Tags"

Mini Bio (1)

John Tartaglia was born on February 16, 1978 in Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Silent But Deadly (2012), Shrek the Musical (2013) and Johnny and the Sprites (2005).

Trivia (8)

Nominated for Broadway's 2004 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for his performance as both Princeton and Rod in "Avenue Q."
Recipient of the 59th Annual Clarence Derwent Award, along with Anika Noni Rose.
At the after-party of his last performance in "Avenue Q," he wore a red Adidas track suit. This was a tongue-in-cheek reference to Idina Menzel's last performance in "Wicked" in which she wore the same suit.
He is one of the youngest puppeteers ever to perform on Sesame Street (1969) (he began part-time at 16 and full-time at 18).
Graduated from Upper Dublin High School in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.
Reprising his Tony-nominated roles as Rod and Princeton in Avenue Q at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. [September 2005]
Making his Broadway debut, playing the lead role(s) in the new comedy/musical Avenue Q, as a singer/actor/puppeteer. [July 2003]
His TV show, Johnny and the Sprites (2005), has shot 4 musical shorts and should air on The Disney Channel in October. [September 2005]

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