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Erich Bergen Biography

Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • Attended the performing arts camp Stagedoor Manor in Loch Sheldrake, N
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  • , for several summers as a kid, appearing in musicals with Mandy Moore and Lea Michele
  • Not one for sitting in a classroom, he dropped out of the New York City public high school he attended three days into his senior year
  • Interviewed Broadway actors as the host of Green Room Radio, a podcast he started as a teen in college
  • At age 20, played Four Seasons singer-songwriter Bob Gaudio in the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys, as well as in the Las Vegas and Los Angeles productions
  • Was fired from the Las Vegas cast of Jersey Boys in 2009, only to bring the role of Gaudio to the silver screen five years later in the Clint Eastwood-directed film
  • Had the titular role in the musical Hero, about a young comic-book artist living anything but a superhero life
  • In July 2014, he followed up his first EP The Vegas Sessions with a five-track CD entitled Never Give Up, which he recorded in Nashville