Brian J. Smith

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  • Birth Place: Allen, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Served as an apprentice in the theater department at Stephens College in Missouri before becoming an actor.
  • Auditioned for Juilliard based on the encouragement from actor Michael Urie, after they co-starred in a local production of Titus Andronicus.
  • Attended Juilliard at the same time as Nicole Beharie.
  • Made his Broadway debut in Come Back, Little Sheba in 2008.
  • Won an Outer Critics Circle Award in 2014 for his role in The Glass Menagerie on Broadway.


  • 2014, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Play): Nominee
  • 2017, Olivier Awards — Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee


  • Attended Collin College, McKinney, Texas, United States; attended Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, United States; the Juilliard School, New York, New York, United States (BFA in Acting, 2007)


  • Birth Place: Allen, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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