Young was born in Sacramento, California and lived everywhere from Nebraska to upstate New York. He studied theater arts at Brown University and graduated in 1998. Young resides in Los, Angeles, California. Young dated Glee star, Lea Michele, in 2008.
Young's run with Jersey Boys, which he portrayed Frankie Valli, concluded in November 2007, which made his Broadway debut. He won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal. He returned to Jersey Boys for a brief time in 2012. He has been rumored to portray Frankie Valli in Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys since July 2013. Young confirmed to have joined the cast on August 28, 2013, though his personal Facebook page. Jersey Boys will be released in theaters on June 20, 2014.
|2002||Law & Order||Cooper||("The Ring")|
|2009||Glee||Henri St. Pierre||("Acafellas")|
|2010||Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!||Nelson Hirsch|
|The Word Is Love||Nelson hirsch||video short|
|2013||Vegas||Nicky Fontaine||("The Third Man")|
|2014||Jersey Boys||Frankie Valli|
Awards and nominations
- 2006 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Jersey Boys
- 2006 Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actor - Jersey Boys
- 2006 Theatre World Award - Jersey Boys
- 2006 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical - Jersey Boys
- 2006 Drama League Award Performer of the Year
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Jersey Boys - NY Times profile: John Lloyd Young November 2005.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Is John Lloyd Young, back in 'Jersey Boys' and singing his 'My Turn' show at Café Carlyle, 'just too good to be true?' Februray 2013.
- ↑ John Lloyd Young Doesn't See a Glee Reunion with Ex-Girlfriend Lea Michele in His Future
- ↑ Tony Winner John Lloyd Young on Kung Fu Fighting, Dating Lea Michele & His ‘Rich’ Return to Jersey Boys
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Broadway's Frankie Valli — John Lloyd Young — Bids Farewell to Jersey Boys November 2007.
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Jersey Boys' John Lloyd Young Releases New CD, My Turn… August 2012.
- ↑ Clint Eastwood and Graham King Eye Cast for ‘Jersey Boys’ (EXCLUSIVE) July 2013.
- ↑ Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Confirmed to Star as Frankie Valli in Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys Movie.
- ↑ Jersey Boys Is Heading to the Big Screen: FIRST LOOK
- ↑ Jersey voice July 2009.