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Aaron Tveit Biography

Birth Name:
Aaron Kyle Tveit
Birth Place:
Middletown, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Left college after two years to perform in a national production of Rent; he eventually returned and finished his degree in 2012
  • Made his Broadway debut as Link Larkin in Hairspray in 2006
  • Auditioned for the role of Finn in Glee
  • Won a 2009 Helen Hayes Award for his role in Next to Normal
  • Played Roger in the 2010 Hollywood Bowl production of Rent, opposite Vanessa Hudgens and directed by Neil Patrick Harris
  • Originated the role of Frank Abagnale Jr
  • in the stage version of Catch Me If You Can


  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated


  • Jacqui Polk -- Ex-fiancée
  • Stanley Tveit -- Father
  • Posie Tveit -- Mother