Ginger, a slacker British DJ who spends his days partying alongside his boisterous best friend, Rooster.
Crook began his career as a standup comedian and became a British TV star thanks to the original UK version of The Office. He continues to work onstage and screen (notably in the first three Pirates of the Caribbean films) and will appear in the upcoming Steven Spielberg motion capture film The Adventures of Tintin.
Other Honors for This Role:
—2010 Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (London production)
This is Crook’s first Tony Award nomination.
Crook has his very own action figure thanks to his work as Ragetti in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
“[Ginger] is more complex than would perhaps first appear. He’s Johnny’s [Mark Rylance] best mate and sort of the butt of all his jokes, but he’s there to keep his feet on the ground.” —Crook in an interview with Broadway.com, 4/29/11