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Overview (3)

Born in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Nickname JJ
Height 5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jeremy Michael Jordan was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is most well-known for his television roles in Supergirl (2015) and Smash (2012).

Jeremy graduated in 2007 with a degree in Musical Theatre from Ithaca College. Soon after, he landed his first Broadway role in "Rock of Ages." In December of 2009, he left the show to play Tony in Broadway's "West Side Story." In 2011, Jeremy originated the role Clyde Barrow opposite Laura Osnes in the new musical, "Bonnie & Clyde," a performance which earned him the Theatre World Award. Later that season, Jeremy went on to star in the world premiere production of Disney's "Newsies" on Broadway. He received Tony and Grammy Award nominations for his role as Jack Kelly.

Four months into the run, Jordan landed the role of Jimmy Collins in season 2 of "Smash." For a few months, he would film the series by day, while continuing to star in "Newsies" in the evenings. Jeremy soon left "Newsies" to film "Smash" full-time.

On the big screen, Jordan starred opposite Anna Kendrick in the film adaptation of The Last Five Years (2014), the hit musical from Jason Robert Brown, directed by Richard LaGravenese. His first movie was Joyful Noise (2012) directed by Todd Graff and starring Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah. On television, Jeremy has guest starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Elementary (2012).

In 2015, Jeremy began filming "Supergirl" on CBS in which he plays the role of Winslow "Winn" Schott, best friend of Supergirl and son of infamous DC Comics villain, Toyman.

He is an aspiring singer-songwriter in his spare time and is working on his first album. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @jeremymjordan.

Spouse (1)

Ashley Spencer (8 September 2012 - present)

Trivia (7)

Close friends with "Bonnie and Clyde Musical" costar Laura Osnes.
His father is of English, Scottish, Welsh, and German ancestry. His mother is from a Jewish family (from Poland, Russia, Latvia, and Lithuania).
Sang Hugh Jackman's songs for the first read through of the 2017 film "The Greatest Showman" due to Jackman's recent surgery leaving him temporarily unable to sing.
Was involved in a car accident when he was in 7th grade, which resulted in a still-visible scar on his chin.
Jeremy Jordan originated the role of Jack Kelly in Newsies on Broadway and also returned to play Jack Kelly for the movie Disney's Newsies the Broadway Musical.
Jeremy Jordan was nominated for a Tony Award in 2012 for his performance as Jack Kelly in the Broadway stage version of Newsies.
Jeremy and his wife Ashley have a dog named Riley, who can be seen on Jeremy's social media.

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