Born on October 26, 1971, Anthony Rapp is an American actor and singer best known originating the role of Mark Cohen in the Broadway production of Rent in 1996 and later for reprising the role in the film version and the Broadway Tour of Rent in 2009. His screen roles include Lieutenant Paul Stamets on the television series Star Trek: Discovery. Read the article below for more information.

Anthony Rapp

Before Fame: Before fame, he attended New York University

Family/ Relationships

Anthony Rapp Parents/Brother/Religion

Born in Chicago, Illinois, he is the son of Mary Lee and Douglas Rapp. He was raised by his mother after his parents separated. His older brother, Adam Rapp is a novelist, and playwright.

Anthony Rapp Affair/Gay/Sexual Harassment

In 2012, the periodical, Metro Weekly, referred to Rapp as “one of the first openly gay men on Broadway”. In October 2017, Rapp alleged in an interview with BuzzFeed that actor Kevin Spacey made a sexual advance toward him in 1986, when Rapp was 14 years old, and Spacey was 26. For more information, contact him on twitter and Instagram.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Anthony Deane Rapp
  • Nicknames: Anthony Rapp
  • Birthday: October 26, 1971
  • Age: 46 years old
  • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, US
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: Joliet West High School, New York University
  • Profession: Actor, Singer
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: White
  • Religion:  Not Available
  • Zodiac: Scorpio
  • Spouse/Wife: Not Available
  • Partner: Ken Ithinphol
  • Children:  Not Available
  • Net Worth: Not Available


  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm)
  • Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
  • Feet Size: Not Available
  • Dress Size: Not Available
  • Shoe Size: Not Available
  • Chest Size: 40 inches
  • Waist Size: 32 inches
  • Biceps: 14 inches
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He attended New York University.
  • Rapp’s character in Jonathan Larson’s Rent, Mark Cohen, is the revised version of the character of Marcello in the opera La Bohème.
  • He is the childhood friend of actor/comedian Andy Dick.
  • His brother Adam Rapp is a novelist and playwright; Anthony starred in Adam’s one-man show.
  • Although he is considered as one of the first openly gay men on Broadway, he considers himself as a homosexual.
  • In 2006, he wrote the memoir ‘Without You’, which turned into a theatre musical adaptation.

Memorable Quotes:

Everyone tells us you really don’t know what you’re capable of till you’re in the middle of it.

Anyone who loses a parent, you have to find those parts of yourself that your parent held true in themselves, especially if they’re supportive parents.