Tyrone Huntley

Tyrone Huntley

Tyrone Huntley (March 1989) is a British actor best known for his performances in musical theatre, including Jesus Christ Superstar, Dreamgirls and The Book of Mormon. He can currently be seen playing Max in feature film Tomorrow Morning and in The Flatshare for Paramount Plus.

In 2018 he was nominated for an Ian Charleson Award for his performance in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Watermill, Newbury. Tyrone trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

What theatre productions has Tyrone Huntley appeared in?

Early theatre roles included TJ in the UK tour of Sister Act, Doctor in the original London cast of The Book of Mormon and Gator in the original London cast of Memphis.

Tyrone received national recognition in 2016 for his portrayal of Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. For his performance he was nominated for both the Whatsonstage Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical, and the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. He reprised this role in 2017 and again in 2021 for the North American tour.

In 2016/2017 he played C.C. White in Dreamgirls as part of the original London cast at the Savoy Theatre.

Recent theatre credits include: Living Newspaper (Royal Court); [title of show] (London Coliseum); The View UpStairs (Soho Theatre); Leave to Remain (Lyric, Hammersmith); 21 Chump Street (The Courtyard Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Watermill Theatre); Angry (Southwark Playhouse); Homos, Or Everyone in America (The Finborough Theatre); Sondheim on Sondheim (Royal Festival Hall); The Color Purple (Cadogan Hall); Memphis the Musical (Shaftesbury Theatre); Porgy and Bess (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); and Hairspray (Curve).

Film and TV credits

Previous TV and film credits include: A Small Light (Disney Plus/National Geographic); The Flatshare (Paramount Plus); Play in a Day (Sky Arts); EastEnders (BBC); Tomorrow Morning (Visualise Film) and Small Axe (BBC/Amazon).

Other credits

Other credits include: New in Town (University of Southern California); Backseat (American Film Institute).

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