Cheyenne Jackson is a Grammy-nominated actor, singer, and songwriter and can most recently be seen on FX’s American Horror Story: Cult. He recently finished a critically acclaimed run of The Most Happy Fella in New York City Ben Brantley of The New York Times declared his portrayal of Joey “perfect.” In the fall of 2012, he starred on Broadway opposite Henry Winkler, Ari Graynor, and Alicia Silverstone in David West Read’s play The Performers. He also appeared in Steven Soderbergh’s award-winning Behind The Candelabra, with Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, as well as the NBC TV pilot Mockingbird Lane. In September 2012, Cheyenne appeared in the PBS concert special From Dust To Dreams.
Jackson has appeared in numerous films including the 2006 Academy Award-nominated United 93; The Green, opposite Julia Ormond and Ileana Douglas; Price Check with Parker Posey; and Lola Versus with Greta Gerwig. Upcoming films include: Love is Strange with John Lithgow, Marisa Tomei, and Alfred Molina, which opened at Sundance and will be released nationwide by Sony Pictures Classics in 2014; Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks opposite Gena Rowlands, Jacki Weaver and Rita Moreno; Mutual Friends; Opening Night with Anthony Rapp; Beautiful Now; and Zoe Cassavetes’ new film Day out of Days with Eddie Izzard and Melanie Griffith.
On and off Broadway, Jackson has starred in 8, Finian’s Rainbow (Drama Desk nomination), Damn Yankees, Xanadu (Drama League and Drama Desk nominations), The Agony & the Agony, All Shook Up (Theater World Award, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle nominations), the premiere cast of Altar Boyz, Aida, Thoroughly Modern Millie, On the 20th Century, and The 24 Hour Plays.