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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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Starred as Emmett Forrest in Legally Blonde the Musical
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Christian Borle (born October 1, 1973) is a Tony Award-nominated American actor. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Borle has been primarily featured as an actor in Broadway productions.
Borle attended St. Edmund`s Academy in the Pittsburgh area, where he played Scrooge in a 1987 production of Dickens`s "A Christmas Carol". He graduated from Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh and attended Carnegie Mellon University before moving to New York in September 1995.
Borle made his Broadway debut in 1999 understudying the role of Willard in the stage adaptation of the film Footloose. He was featured in the 2000 revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, and as the dance captain and an understudy for the short-lived 2002 musical Amour.
In 2003 he replaced Gavin Creel in the role of Jimmy in Thoroughly Modern Millie. Actress Sutton Foster played the title role; the two married in 2006.
Borle`s most notable credit is Monty Python`s Spamalot, in which he played a number of roles, including Prince Herbert and the Historian. His performance earned him a 2005 Drama Desk Award nomination as Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical. He recently played Emmett Forrest in Jerry Mitchell`s Legally Blonde, for which he received a Tony Award nomination. The musical is based on MGM`s 2001 film of the same name.
He is featured in the Encores! staged concert version of On the Town as "Ozzie", running in November 2008.
On television, Borle was featured prominently in a television commercial in which he danced and sang the praises of eBay.
Christian married Sutton Foster in 2006. News of their separation was made public in December 2007.
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St. Edmund`s Academy, Pittsburgh, PA, Shady Side Academy, Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Mellon University (1995)
Sutton Foster[Ex-Wife] (Married in 2006 and seperated in 2007), Laura Bell Bundy (Starred in Legally Blonde the usical together), Kate Shindle, Richard Blake, Orfeh, Andy Karl, Nikki Snelson
Leslie Kritzer, Tracy Jai Edwarda, Ameret Ghebremichael
Christian Borle (born October 1, 1973) is an American actor featured in several Broadway productions. A two-time Tony Award winner for his roles in Peter and the Starcatcher as Black Stache and Something Rotten! as William Shakespeare, Borle also starred as Tom Levitt on the NBC musical-drama series Smash. In 2006, he was married to two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster until their divorce in 2010.
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