John Cameron Mitchell


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John Cameron Mitchell was born on April 21, 1963 in El Paso, Texas, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Shortbus (2006) and How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017). See full bio »

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Known For

Shortbus Sextra
(2006)
Rabbit Hole Director
(2010)

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 2022 City on Fire (TV Series) (pre-production)
Amory
- Episode #1.4 ... Amory
- Episode #1.3 ... Amory
- Brass Tactics ... Amory
- Episode #1.2 ... Amory
- Episode #1.1 ... Amory
 2022 The Sandman (TV Series)
Hal Carter
- Lost Hearts (2022) ... Hal Carter
- Playing House (2022) ... Hal Carter
- The Doll's House (2022) ... Hal Carter
 2022 Joe vs. Carole (TV Mini Series)
Joe Exotic
- The Florida Problem (2022) ... Joe Exotic
- The Tiger King (2022) ... Joe Exotic
- Sanctuary (2022) ... Joe Exotic
- Survival of the Fittest (2022) ... Joe Exotic
 2021 Santa Inc. (TV Series)
Dr. Almonds
- Cracks in the Peppermint Ceiling Part 1 (2021) ... Dr. Almonds (voice)
- The Announcement (2021) ... Dr. Almonds (voice)
- Faces of Meth (2021) ... Dr. Almonds (voice)
 2021 Nation of One (Video short)
John Cameron Mitchell
 2021 Hot White Heist (Podcast Series)
Orlov
- Hot White Heist (2021) ... Orlov (voice)
- Your Idiot (2021) ... Orlov (voice)
- Cartography (2021) ... Orlov (voice)
- The Train Job (2021) ... Orlov (voice)
- I'm In (2021) ... Orlov (voice)
 2019-2021 Shrill (TV Series)
Gabe Parrish
- Beach (2021) ... Gabe Parrish (credit only)
- Sorry (2021) ... Gabe Parrish
- No (2021) ... Gabe Parrish
- Ranchers (2021) ... Gabe Parrish (credit only)
- Retreat (2021) ... Gabe Parrish
 2017-2020 The Good Fight (TV Series)
Felix Staples
- The Gang Deals with Alternate Reality (2020) ... Felix Staples
- The One Where Kurt Saves Diane (2019) ... Felix Staples
- Chaos (2017) ... Felix Staples
- Social Media and Its Discontents (2017) ... Felix Staples
 2019 Anthem: Homunculus (Podcast Series)
Ceann McKay (2019)
 2019 Dreamboy (Podcast Series)
The Streetlight Repairman
- The Great Pornography of the Cosmos (2019) ... The Streetlight Repairman
 2018 Mozart in the Jungle (TV Series)
Egon
- I Want You To Think of Me (2018) ... Egon
- The Coach (2018) ... Egon
- Significant Lover (2018) ... Egon
- Dance (2018) ... Egon
- The Boyfriend (2018) ... Egon
 2016 My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea
Brent Daniels (voice)
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series)
Andy Warhol
- Cyclone (2016) ... Andy Warhol
- Whispered Secrets (2016) ... Andy Warhol
- Yesterday Once More (2016) ... Andy Warhol
 2013-2014 Girls (TV Series)
David Pressler-Goings
- She Said OK (2014) ... David Pressler-Goings
- Females Only (2014) ... David Pressler-Goings
- Together (2013) ... David Pressler-Goings
- On All Fours (2013) ... David Pressler-Goings
- Boys (2013) ... David Pressler-Goings
 2006 Shortbus
Sextra (uncredited)
 1999 I Remember (Short)
Joe
 1997 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
Matt Evans
- Speaking in Tongues (1997) ... Matt Evans
 1997 David Searching
Man with Fruit
 1996 Party Girl (TV Series)
Derrick
- A Charming Tale (1996) ... Derrick
- Just Say No (1996) ... Derrick
- Virgin Mary (1996) ... Derrick
- Pilot (1996) ... Derrick
 1996 Girl 6
Rob
 1995 Law & Order (TV Series)
Eddie
- Pride (1995) ... Eddie
 1993 Class of '96 (TV Series)
Horace
- See You in September (1993) ... Horace
 1993 Daybreak (TV Movie)
Lennie
 1990 The Dreamer of Oz (TV Movie)
Albert the Reporter
 1990 Book of Love
Floyd
 1987-1990 Head of the Class (TV Series)
Manfred Lutz / Manfred
- From Hair to Eternity: Part 2 (1990) ... Manfred Lutz
- From Hair to Eternity: Part 1 (1990) ... Manfred Lutz
- That'll Be the Day (1987) ... Manfred
 1989 Misplaced
Jacek
 1989 No Holds Barred
Man in Audience (uncredited)
 1989 Teach 109 (TV Movie)
1st Android
 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)
Aaron
- Hell Week (1987) ... Aaron
 1987 The Stepford Children (TV Movie)
Kenny Moreland
 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
J.L.
 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 The Roommate
Calvin Fitch
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(Summer 2011) He wrote the book for the musical, "Hedwig and The Angry Inch," in a Perishable Theatre in the Citizens Bank Theater and Pell Chafee Performance Center production at the Trinity Repertory Company Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island. Megan Sandberg-Zakian was director. Stephen Trask was composer and lyricist. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

John Mitchell

Parents:

Mitchell, John H. | Mitchell, Joan Cameron

Relatives:

Mitchell, Colin (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

If there's anything I know about directing, it's how to make actors comfortable. It's where I started and it's what I know, and it's what I love. I like when the actors are really partners and I want them to be excited and I want them to surprise me. I don't want them to be puzzle pieces. See more »

Trivia:

Named one of People Magazine's Breakthrough Stars of 2001. See more »

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