Spring Awakening, playing Melchior at Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York, New York, USA 2007 Tony Award® nomination, Best Actor in a Musical 2007 Theatre World Award winner 2007 Drama Desk Award nomination, Outstanding Actor in a Musical
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Just follow your joy. Always. I think that if you do that, life will take you on the course that it's meant to take you. Which is - maybe you're meant to be an actor. Maybe you're meant to be a director. Maybe you're meant to be a producer. Maybe you're meant to be a teacher. But if you just just sort of follow that joy and really explore what excites you, then the rest will take care of itself.
Groff, along with other openly gay actors (including Sean Hayes
and Neil Patrick Harris
), was the target of a highly controversial April 2010 Newsweek article by Ramin Setoodeh that argued that gay actors aren't convincing playing straight characters. The article created a huge media backlash, with many public figures (including Groff and Hayes' co-star Kristin Chenoweth
) decrying it as ...