Biography

John Howard Gallagher, Jr. (born June 17, 1984) is a Tony award-winning American actor and musician known for originating the role of Moritz Stiefel in Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's rock musical Spring Awakening. He also played Johnny aka "Jesus of Suburbia" in Green Day's Broadway musical, American Idiot and Lee in the 2011 Broadway production of Jerusalem. As of 2012[update], he plays Jim Harper in Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom.

John Howard Gallagher, Jr. (born June 17, 1984) is a Tony award-winning American actor and musician known for originating the role of Moritz Stiefel in Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's rock musical Spring Awakening. He also played Johnny aka "Jesus of Suburbia" in Green Day's Broadway musical, American Idiot and Lee in the 2011 Broadway production of Jerusalem. As of 2012[update], he plays Jim Harper in Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 24

Birthday 1984-06-17

Place of Birth Wilmington - Delaware - USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • John Howard Gallagher Jr.
  • John Gallagher

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Belko Experiment as Mike Milch
2016 Hush as Man
2016 10 Cloverfield Lane as Emmett DeWitt
2014 Olive Kitteridge as Christopher Kitteridge
2014 Olive Kitteridge(4 episodes) as Christopher Kitteridge
2014 The Heart Machine as Cody
2013 Broadway Idiot as Himself (archive footage)
2013 Short Term 12 as Mason
2012 The Newsroom(27 episodes) as James Harper
2011 Margaret as Darren
2010 Jonah Hex as Second Lt. Evan
2009 Whatever Works as Perry
2006 Love Monkey(1 episode)
2006 The Good Student as Brett Mullen
2003 Pieces of April as Timmy Burns
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
2001 The Flamingo Rising as Gary
2000 Ed(1 episode)
1999 The West Wing(2 episodes)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1998 Rounders as Bartender
1990 Law & Order(1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)
1900 The Miseducation of Cameron Post as Reverend Rick

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