Tim Martin Gleason

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Tim Martin Gleason is an American actor known for his roles as Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny and the title character in the musical The Phantom of the Opera. He has also appeared in films and television episodes.


Early life and education

Gleason was born in Piscataway, New Jersey. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Saint Joseph's University in Pennsylvania. Gleason performed in theatre productions in high school and college. [1]


In 2005 and from May 2009 to November 2010, Gleason starred as The Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. [2] He completed a record-setting tenure as Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny with three different American companies of The Phantom of the Opera. Initially a member of the ensemble of the touring company in 2001, Gleason quickly took over the role of Raoul, playing the role for over three years. He was then asked to join the Broadway production to be Raoul and a Phantom understudy for the record-breaking company when Phantom became the longest-running show in Broadway history.

Gleason was then chosen by the creative team to originate the role of Raoul for Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. He rejoined the Broadway cast in September 2007 and played Raoul for an additional year and a half. With his time in all three companies, Gleason is the longest-running Raoul in American history, having played the role more than 2,600 times. [3]

Prior to his success with Phantom, he appeared as Romeo in Terrence Mann's Romeo & Juliet: The Rock Opera at The Goodspeed Opera House and Adam Gernstein in The Rhythm Club at the Signature Theatre, a role for which he received a Helen Hayes Award nomination.

He has performed in theaters all across the country portraying many roles, including Tony in West Side Story , Tommy in The Who's Tommy , Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat , Cinderella’s Prince/Wolf and Rapunzel's Prince in Into the Woods , and Henrik in A Little Night Music .

In 2015, he appeared as Tom Burke in the Amazon series The Kicks . Gleason is a member of Actors' Equity Association (AEA). [4]



2015 Pass the Light Dale
2016Road to the WellTom
2018 Bumblebee Charlie's Dad


2008 One Life to Live Christina's HusbandEpisode: "Christina Comes Home for Christmas"
2012 Undercovers Jerry KnoxEpisode: "The Reason"
2012 Criminal Minds Todd AshwoodEpisode: "Closing Time"
2012 GCB LawyerEpisode: "A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing"
2012 The Closer Wally SandersEpisode: "Drug Fiend"
2013 Newsreaders Angry DetractorEpisode: "Gay Camp"
2013 Monday Mornings Dan FordEpisode: "Truth or Consequences"
2014 Drop Dead Diva Rodney RykoffEpisode: "No Return"
2014 New Girl MinisterEpisode: "The Last Wedding"
2015–2016 The Kicks Tom Burke10 episodes
2017 Chicago Med KevinEpisode: "White Butterflies"
2019 Unbelievable Bennett3 episodes
2020 9-1-1 Dominic BlakelyEpisode: "Seize the Day"
2020–2021 Good Trouble Dan Solomon5 episodes
2021 Impeachment: American Crime Story Mitchell EttingerEpisode: "Do You Hear What I Hear?"
2021 FBI: Most Wanted Stephen BeckEpisode: "Inherited"

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