Derek Anthony Klena is an American actor and singer. He starred as Eddie Birdlace in the film adaptation of the Dogfight scene and played Fiyero Tiggular in 10th anniversary company Wicked on Broadway. In 2016, he played Dmitry in Anastasia on Broadway. In 2020, Klena was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical Actor for his role as Nick Healy in Jagged Little Pill, a role he started at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2018. He has appeared in several television series such as Law & Order: SVU, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Blue Bloods.
|Born||Derek Anthony Klena, October 03, 1991, San Dimas, California, U.S.|
|Education||South Hills High School|
|Alma mater||University of California, Los Angeles|
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Stage actor known for his work in Broadway productions of The Bridges of Madison County, Wicked, and Anastasia. He is also recognized for his appearances in episodes of the television shows The Carrie Diaries and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
During his early years, he performed with a children's stage company called MET2.
He received a Clive Barnes Award nomination for his work in the Off-Broadway production of Dogfight.
He and his siblings Lauren and Dillon grew up in Los Angeles, California. He got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Elycia Scriven in October 2017 and the couple married in September 2018.
He developed a close friendship with fellow Broadway performer Lindsay Mendez, whom he's collaborated with on numerous theatrical projects.
Latest information about Derek Klena updated on June 14 2021.