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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 & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Shortbus
Shortbus Sextra
(2006)
Rabbit Hole
Rabbit Hole Director
(2010)

Filmography

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 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
 2017 The Good Fight (TV Series)
Felix Staples
- Chaos (2017) ... Felix Staples
- Social Media and Its Discontents (2017) ... Felix Staples
 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 Teach 109 (TV Short)
1st Android
 1990 The Dreamer of Oz (TV Movie)
Albert the Reporter
 1990 Book of Love
Floyd
 1987-1990 Head of the Class (TV Series)
Manfred
- From Hair to Eternity: Part 2 (1990) ... Manfred
- From Hair to Eternity: Part 1 (1990) ... Manfred
- That'll Be the Day (1987) ... Manfred
 1989 Misplaced
Jacek
 1989 No Holds Barred
Man in Audience (uncredited)
 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
 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 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Calvin Fitch
- The Roommate (1984) ... Calvin Fitch
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Created and starred in the off-Broadway smash "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," book by John Cameron Mitchell; music and lyrics by Stephen Trask; directed by Peter Askin; musical staging by Jerry Mitchell; with John Cameron Mitchell (portraying Hedwig); and Miriam Shor (portraying Yitzak) in the cast; Off-Broadway at the Jane Street... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

John Mitchell
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Personal Quote:

Unconsciously, it may have been a prophylactic against having to use stars. It was a way to avoid waiting four to five months for them to read or not read the script. Their agents are not saying 'Read it.' I didn't have to run through the street finding the star. ... To me it's not worth it. I'd rather not do the movie. [on using stars in his movies] See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Taurus

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