Malcolm Gets

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Malcolm Gets
BornHugh Malcolm Gerard Gets
(1963-12-28) December 28, 1963 (age 49)
Waukegan, Illinois, U.S.
 
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Malcolm Gets
BornHugh Malcolm Gerard Gets
(1963-12-28) December 28, 1963 (age 49)
Waukegan, Illinois, U.S.

Hugh Malcolm Gerard Gets (born December 28, 1963) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Richard in the American television sitcom Caroline in the City. Gets is also a dancer, singer, composer, classically trained pianist, vocal director, and choreographer. He has a small part in the film adaptation of Sex and the City.[1] He played Gould in the 2009 film Grey Gardens opposite Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore. His first solo album came out in 2009 from PS Classics. He is openly gay.[2]

Biography[edit]

Gets was born in Waukegan, Illinois, the son of Lispbeth, an educator, and Terence Gets, a college textbook salesman.[3] Both parents grew up in London, England. He moved with his family to New Jersey. He lived there until he was six when his family moved to Gainesville, Florida. He has an older brother, Erik; an older sister, Alison; and a younger sister, Adrienne.

Gets started studying performing arts early in life. He started studying piano at age nine. This skill helped him pay his way through college. He began singing lessons at 14. He also danced with a studio in Gainesville as a teenager.

Gets skipped two years of K-12 education and graduated from Buchholz High School in Gainesville, Florida, aged 16. He then attended the University of Florida, where he won Best Newcomer's Award in acting and at age 24 earned a BFA in Theatre (1989). Following that he completed an MFA at the Yale Drama School.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Film[edit]

Theater[edit]

Selected work

Broadway[edit]

He was nominated for a Tony in 2003 for his work in Amour. He was awarded the Obie for his work in "Merrily We Roll Along" and "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" in 1995. He also performed at Williamstown Theatre Festival as the role of Orlando in Party Come Here.

Off-Broadway[edit]

Other appearances[edit]

Music[edit]

Soundtracks

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