Jonathan Drew Groff (born March 26, 1985) is an American actor and singer. A prolific actor on stage, screen, and television, Groff is the recipient of a Grammy Award and has been nominated for two Tony Awards.
Groff rose to prominence in 2006 for his performance in the lead role of Melchior Gabor in the original Broadway production of Spring Awakening, for which he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. He returned to Broadway in 2015 to play the role of King George III in Hamilton, a performance for which he earned a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. He also appeared on the cast recording, for which he received the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.
Groff is also known for his television and film appearances. He voiced the role of Kristoff and Sven in Walt Disney Animation Studios' films Frozen and Frozen II. He starred as FBI Special Agent Holden Ford in the critically-acclaimed Netflix period crime drama Mindhunter until its hiatus in 2020. Groff also appeared as Ian Todd in the Starz political drama Boss; lead-character Patrick Murray in the HBO comedy-drama series Looking, and its subsequent series finale television film, Looking: The Movie; and the recurring role of Jesse St. James in the Fox musical-comedy series Glee.