Aaron Tveit - biography

Actor from United States of America

Aaron Tveit Aaron Kyle Tveit ( /təˈveɪt/; born October 21, 1983) is an American theatre and film actor. He is known for originating the roles of Gabe in Next to Normal and Frank Abagnale Jr. in Catch Me If You Can. He also is known recurring role in The CW's teen drama Gossip Girl as Tripp, Nate Archibald's cousin and Serena van der Woodsen's ex-lover. Tveit was born in Middletown, New York. He graduated from Middletown High School in 2001, where he was active both in theater and sports, playing golf, soccer and basketball while also performing in all four of his school's theater productions. He turned down business school scholarships to major in vocal performance at Ithaca College, a decision his parents supported, before switching to musical theater after his freshman year because he missed acting and theater. Tveit left Ithaca College after two years to join the national tour of Rent as Steve and covering Roger/Mark. Following Rent, he was cast as Link Larkin in the first national tour of Hairspray. The role of Link Larkin provided Tveit with his Broadway debut in 2006. In the following year, he portrayed D'Artagnan in a musical adaptation of The Three Musketeers that played at the North  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Aaron Kyle Tveit
Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America


Institution From To
Middletown High School
Ithaca College


Year Performance Character
2012 Les Misérables
2012 Premium Rush Kyle
2011 Girl Walks into a Bar Henry
2010 Howl Peter Orlovsky

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