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J.B. Biggley, the pompous president of World Wide Wicket Company and boss of rising exec J. Pierrepont Finch.
A TV star for three decades, Larroquette is the winner of five Emmy Awards for his work in Night Court and The Practice.
Other Honors for This Role
—Broadway.com AudienceChoice Award nomination for Favorite Actor in a Musical
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Funny Performance
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Onstage Pair (with Daniel Radcliffe)
—Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
—Drama League nomination for Distinguished Performance
—Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut
This is Larroquette’s first Tony Award nomination.
Larroquette began his career as a musician but was moved to become an actor after seeing Tennessee Williams’ Vieux Carre in his hometown of New Orleans.
“Most of my career has been in front of a live audience, but certainly not on this level. To be accepted by the theater community at this point in my career is quite humbling, and I feel a lot of gratitude.” —Larroquette in an interview with Broadway.com, 5/11