March 25, 1975
High Point, North Carolina
|Other names||Brandon Sean Wardell|
Brandon Wardell (born March 25, 1975 in High Point, North Carolina is an American actor, producer, musician. Currently, he plays Johnny Dollar in the Broadway show Catch Me If You Can at the Neil Simon Theatre. He is also currently working as a producer on the feature film Shift with his company Johnny Roscoe Productions. Brandon has been nominated for three Grammy Awards and two Tony Awards for his work as a producer.
Wardell has appeared in productions of Catch Me If You Can, Evil Dead the Musical (Outer Critics Circle Award nomination), Assassins, Good Vibrations, Thoroughly Modern Millie and James Joyce's The Dead.
His film and television credits include Circle of Fury, The Turing Love Affair, The Rooster (Slamdance Film Festival), the 2005 Times Square New Year's Eve Celebration, where he sang live for over a million people, and multiple appearances on The View, All My Children (as Julian), and Guiding Light (guest star).
Wardell is also a producer and his company Theatreland Productions is currently producing the cast album of the 2011 revival of How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, starring Daniel Radcliffe. Other credits include Fela! and Paul Scott Goodman’s Rooms.
He was nominated for a Grammy in 2010 for Fela!, in 2009 for Ain't Misbehavin', and in 2008 for the revival of Gypsy, starring Patti LuPone. Other cast album production credits include Annie: 30th Anniversary Cast Recording and Evil Dead the Musical.
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