Jonathan Groff is a talented Emmy® and two-time Tony Award® nominee. Onscreen, he is the voice of Kristoff and Sven in the hit Walt Disney Animation Studios films Frozen (2013) and Frozen 2 (2019). He has also given voice to both characters in 2015’s Frozen Fever, 2016’s LEGO® Disney Frozen: Northern Lights, 2017’s Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, and 2020’s Once Upon a Snowman, as well as in the video game Kingdom Hearts III and the audiobook version of Frozen Fever.
Additional film credits include American Sniper, C.O.G., The Conspirator, and Taking Woodstock. Last year, he co-starred opposite Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in The Matrix Resurrections. Groff recently completed production on M. Night Shyamalan’s highly anticipatedfeature Knock at the Cabin. In 2022, Groff voiced the titular role of Ollie in Lost Ollie, an animated limited series produced by 21 Laps Entertainment for Netflix.
Groff’s breakout role came onstage in 2006, when he gave an award-winning performance in the Broadway production of Spring Awakening (Theatre World Award winner; Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Drama League Award nominee). Additional theater credits include The Bobby Darin Story, Encores! Off-Center’s A New Brain, The Bacchae, Hair, The Submission, The Singing Forest, Prayer for My Enemy (for which he won an Obie Award), Deathtrap, and Red.
In November 2021, Groff reunited with the entire original Broadway cast and band of Spring Awakening for a one-night-only, sold-out,15th anniversary reunion concert, which benefitted The Actors Fund. The reunion concert was the subject of the HBO documentary Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Known, produced by Groff, his cast mate Lauren Pritchard and Radical Media.
In the fall of 2022, Groff was set to star as Franklin in a Broadway production of Merrily We Roll Along at New York Theatre Workshop. Groffwas to be joined by Lindsay Mendez and Daniel Radcliffe in the revival of the musical, which features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim anda book by George Furth. The production was scheduled to run from November 2022 through January 2023.
In 2019, Groff starred as the lovable doomed florist Seymour Krelborn in the celebrated Off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Groff’s Spring Awakening director, Michael Mayer. Groff starred opposite Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle in Alan Menken andHoward Ashman’s beloved musical. He received rave reviews for his performance and was an Outer Critics Circle Award honoree, as well as aLucille Lortel and Drama League Distinguished Performance Award nominee. The production was also honored with Outer Critics Circle, LucilleLortel, Drama Desk, and Drama League Awards for Outstanding Revival of a Musical and was nominated for a Grammy Award® for Best Musical Theater Album.
Groff is also known for his starring role as Holden Ford in David Fincher’s critically acclaimed Netflix television series Mindhunter, which was executive produced by Oscar®- winner Charlize Theron. Groff played an FBI agent who interviewed incarcerated serial killers in an attempt tosolve ongoing crimes. Groff also starred in the HBO series Looking and reprised his role as Patrick in Looking: The Movie, which concludedthe acclaimed two- season series. He also appeared as the recurring character Jesse St. James on the Emmy and Golden Globe® award-winning show Glee, created and produced by Ryan Murphy.
In the summer of 2015, Groff originated the role of King George III in Lin Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Hamilton on Broadway. The production, which began Off-Broadway and tells the story of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, won 11 Tony Awardsin 2016, including Best Musical. Groff also received a Tony Award nomination for his performance, and the cast won a Grammy Award and Billboard Music Award for the original cast recording. The Emmy Award-winning film adaptation of the Broadway musical is currently streamingon Disney+. Groff also received an individual Emmy Award nomination for his performance in that film.