Josh Strickland

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Josh Strickland
Born(1983-10-23) October 23, 1983 (age 28)
Charleston, South Carolina
OccupationStage actor, singer
Website
http://www.joshstrickland.com
 
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Josh Strickland
Born(1983-10-23) October 23, 1983 (age 28)
Charleston, South Carolina
OccupationStage actor, singer
Website
http://www.joshstrickland.com

Joshua Strickland (born October 23, 1983) is an American singer and actor from Charleston, South Carolina. He attended high school at the Charleston County School of the Arts and graduated from Middleton High School in Charleston. He attended the College of Charleston, where he studied voice with Deanna McBroom. During middle and high school, Josh was a member of a local Charleston theater company called Charleston Youth Company.

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Career

Strickland appeared on season 2 of Fox TV's American Idol and in March 2007 as himself on All My Children.[1]

He starred as Tarzan in Disney's production of Tarzan on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

The production's run ended after some 14 months and Strickland performed the final show along with the rest of the original cast, minus Shuler Hensley, who had left the production to work on the New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein and was replaced by Rob Evan. The final performance was on July 8, 2007.

In 2009, Strickland became an original cast member of Peepshow in Las Vegas, and is currently still in the cast.[2] He has befriended his costar Holly Madison and could be seen regularly in her television reality show Holly's World. He is also a friend of Laura Croft, Miss July 2008 Playboy Playmate as well as stage Actress/Dancer Angel Porrino.

On February 16, 2011, Strickland debuted his first ever solo artist single on iTunes titled "Report to the Floor." The track was co-produced by Grammy Award winning producer Damon Elliott and by Norwegian pop/dance producer Axident.[3] This was closely followed by his second single titled "Last Dance". [4]

Selected appearances

In addition to American Idol and Tarzan, Josh has also appeared in:

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Preceded by
Travis Fimmel
Actors to portray Tarzan
2006-2007
Succeeded by
Successor