Jonathan Groff

Jonathan Drew Groff (born March 26, 1985) is an American actor and singer. Known for his performances on screen, stage and television, Groff is the recipient of such accolades as a Grammy Award and has been nominated for two Tony Awards, two Drama League Awards, a Drama Desk Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. Groff rose to prominence in 2006 for his portrayal of Melchior Gabor in the original Broadway production of Spring Awakening, for which he received widespread acclaim and a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, becoming one of the youngest nominees for the award, at age 21. He returned to Broadway in 2015 to play the role of King George III in Hamilton, a performance for which he earned a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. He also appeared on the cast recording, for which he won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. Groff received further recognition for his roles on film and television. He was a recurring guest star in the Fox musical-comedy series Glee (2009–2015) as Jesse St. James, during which he was featured on four of the series' soundtrack albums and made a special appearance in the show's concert tour, Glee Live! In Concert!, in 2010. Groff voiced the roles of Kristoff and Sven in Disney's Frozen franchise, including Frozen (2013) and Frozen II (2019), two of the highest-grossing films of all time, as well as the short films Frozen Fever (2015) and Olaf's Frozen Adventure (2017). He starred ...

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Frozen (2013)

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Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Jennifer Lee
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Idina Menzel  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Josh Gad

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Jennifer Lee
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Idina Menzel  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Josh Gad

C.O.G. (2013)

A gay cocky young man travels to Oregon to work on an apple farm. Out of his element, he finds his lifestyle and notions being picked apart by everyone who crosses his path.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyle Patrick Alvarez
CAST:  Jonathan Groff  •  Troian Bellisario  •  Corey Stoll  •  Dale Dickey

A gay cocky young man travels to Oregon to work on an apple farm. Out of his element, he finds his lifestyle and notions being picked apart by everyone who crosses his path.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kyle Patrick Alvarez
CAST:  Jonathan Groff  •  Troian Bellisario  •  Corey Stoll  •  Dale Dickey

The Conspirator (2010)

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Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  James McAvoy  •  Kevin Kline  •  Robin Wright

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  James McAvoy  •  Kevin Kline  •  Robin Wright

American Sniper (2014)

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U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Sienna Miller  •  Jake McDorman  •  Cole Konis

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Sienna Miller  •  Jake McDorman  •  Cole Konis

The Normal Heart (2014)

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The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Murphy
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Jim Parsons  •  Matt Bomer  •  Julia Roberts

The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Murphy
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Jim Parsons  •  Matt Bomer  •  Julia Roberts

Twelve Thirty (2011)

TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives, wreaking havoc in the process.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Lipsky
CAST:  Reed Birney  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Mamie Gummer  •  Portia Reiners

TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives, wreaking havoc in the process.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Lipsky
CAST:  Reed Birney  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Mamie Gummer  •  Portia Reiners

Glee Encore (2011)

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to Gleek Out This full-length dvd features a set list of Season One's most sensational musical numbers - back to back so the party never has to end. The biggest appeal of GLEE is....the musical numbers Watching them without ...  (more)

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CAST:  Dianna Agron  •  Kristin Chenoweth  •  Lea Michele  •  Cory Monteith

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to Gleek Out This full-length dvd features a set list of Season One's most sensational musical numbers - back to back so the party never has to end. The biggest appeal of GLEE is....the musical numbers Watching them without ...  (more)

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CAST:  Dianna Agron  •  Kristin Chenoweth  •  Lea Michele  •  Cory Monteith

Glee: The Concert Movie (2011)

A concert documentary shot during the Glee Live! In Concert! summer 2011 tour, featuring song performances and Glee fans' life stories and how the show influenced them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Tancharoen
CAST:  Dianna Agron  •  Lea Michele  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Darren Criss

A concert documentary shot during the Glee Live! In Concert! summer 2011 tour, featuring song performances and Glee fans' life stories and how the show influenced them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Tancharoen
CAST:  Dianna Agron  •  Lea Michele  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Darren Criss

Showing Up (2014)

An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris Messina, Sam Rockwell and Eli Wallach.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Riad Galayini  •  James Morrison
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Nathan Lane  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  John Slattery

An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris Messina, Sam Rockwell and Eli Wallach.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Riad Galayini  •  James Morrison
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Nathan Lane  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  John Slattery

The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic (2014)

A behind-the-scene look at the origins and evolution of the Academy Award-winning film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rudy Bednar
CAST:  Kristen Anderson-Lopez  •  Kristen Bell  •  Jennifer Lee  •  Walt Disney

A behind-the-scene look at the origins and evolution of the Academy Award-winning film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rudy Bednar
CAST:  Kristen Anderson-Lopez  •  Kristen Bell  •  Jennifer Lee  •  Walt Disney

Taking Woodstock (2009)

The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music festival, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Demetri Martin  •  Henry Goodman  •  Edward Hibbert

The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music festival, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Emile Hirsch  •  Demetri Martin  •  Henry Goodman  •  Edward Hibbert

Hamilton's America (2016)

This documentary delves deeper into the creation of the Hamilton musical, revealing Lin-Manuel Miranda's process of absorbing and then adapting Hamilton's epic story into ground-breaking musical theater.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Horwitz
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This documentary delves deeper into the creation of the Hamilton musical, revealing Lin-Manuel Miranda's process of absorbing and then adapting Hamilton's epic story into ground-breaking musical theater.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Horwitz
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Looking: The Movie (2016)

Patrick returns to San Francisco for the first time in almost a year to celebrate a momentous event with his old friends. In the process, he must face the unresolved relationships he left behind and make difficult choices about what’s important to him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Haigh
CAST:  Jonathan Groff  •  Frankie J. Alvarez  •  Murray Bartlett  •  Lauren Weedman

Patrick returns to San Francisco for the first time in almost a year to celebrate a momentous event with his old friends. In the process, he must face the unresolved relationships he left behind and make difficult choices about what’s important to him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Haigh
CAST:  Jonathan Groff  •  Frankie J. Alvarez  •  Murray Bartlett  •  Lauren Weedman

Frozen Fever (2015)

On Anna's birthday, Elsa and Kristoff are determined to give her the best celebration ever, but Elsa's icy powers may put more than just the party at risk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Jennifer Lee
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Idina Menzel  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Josh Gad

On Anna's birthday, Elsa and Kristoff are determined to give her the best celebration ever, but Elsa's icy powers may put more than just the party at risk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Jennifer Lee
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Idina Menzel  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Josh Gad

Olaf's Frozen Adventure (2017)

Olaf is on a mission to harness the best holiday traditions for Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Deters  •  Stevie Wermers
CAST:  Josh Gad  •  Kristen Bell  •  Idina Menzel  •  Jonathan Groff

Olaf is on a mission to harness the best holiday traditions for Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Deters  •  Stevie Wermers
CAST:  Josh Gad  •  Kristen Bell  •  Idina Menzel  •  Jonathan Groff

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (2017)

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin celebrates one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels inspired millions to reclaim their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer M. Kroot
CAST:  Armistead Maupin  •  Laura Linney  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Kate Bornstein

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin celebrates one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels inspired millions to reclaim their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer M. Kroot
CAST:  Armistead Maupin  •  Laura Linney  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Kate Bornstein

LEGO Frozen Northern Lights (2017)

Elsa, Anna and friends search for the Northern Lights.  (more)

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CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Ashlyn Faith Williams  •  Josh Gad  •  Jonathan Groff

Elsa, Anna and friends search for the Northern Lights.  (more)

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CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Ashlyn Faith Williams  •  Josh Gad  •  Jonathan Groff

Blindspotting (2018)

Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos López Estrada
CAST:  Daveed Diggs  •  Rafael Casal  •  Janina Gavankar  •  Jasmine Cephas Jones

Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos López Estrada
CAST:  Daveed Diggs  •  Rafael Casal  •  Janina Gavankar  •  Jasmine Cephas Jones

Frozen II (2019)

Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf head far into the forest to learn the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Jennifer Lee
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Idina Menzel  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Josh Gad

Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf head far into the forest to learn the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Buck  •  Jennifer Lee
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Idina Menzel  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Josh Gad

The Making of Frozen (2014)

"The Making of Frozen" DVD Extra  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Ortega
CAST:  Josh Gad  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Kristen Bell

"The Making of Frozen" DVD Extra  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Ortega
CAST:  Josh Gad  •  Jonathan Groff  •  Kristen Bell
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