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2011
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
Live at the Beacon Theatre

Mackenzie Crook — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play

Mackenzie Crook

Show:
Jerusalem

Role:
Ginger, a slacker British DJ who spends his days partying alongside his boisterous best friend, Rooster.

Bio Brief:
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)

Tony History:
This is Crook’s first Tony Award nomination.

Fun Fact:

Crook has his very own action figure thanks to his work as Ragetti in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

Quotable Quote:
“[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

Other Nominees for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play