Fast Facts

  • Goes by his middle name, Stokes, to family and friends.
  • His father was an engineer with the Navy and the family spent time in the Philippines and Guam before settling in San Diego.
  • Went to high school with Annette Bening.
  • Worked with San Diego's Old Globe Theatre, the Junior Theater and the Civic Light Opera.
  • Met his wife, Allyson Tucker, when they were both cast in the 1990 Broadway production of Oh, Kay!
  • Took a seven year break from Broadway after his son was born in 2003.
  • Released his self-titled debut album in 2006.
  • Before being cast as one of her dads on Glee, worked with Lea Michele when she was 8 in a Toronto production of Ragtime and again in the 2008 Hollywood Bowl production of Les Miserables.


  • 2001, Tony — Actor (Play): Nominee
  • 2000, Tony — Actor (Musical): Winner
  • 2003, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 1998, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 2016, Tony — Isabelle Stevenson Award: Winner


  • George Mitchell — Father
  • Lillian Mitchell — Mother
  • Allyson Tucker — Wife
  • Ellington Tucker Kai Mitchell — Son
  • George Mitchell — Brother