Cheyenne Jackson: (born July 12, 1975 in Spokane, Washington) is an American actor and singer. He has played in many prominent roles in theater on Broadway. His first Broadway leading role in All Shook Up earned him a Theatre World Award for “Outstanding Broadway Debut.” Additionally, on the New York stage he has starred in The Performers, 8, Finian’s Rainbow (Drama Desk nomination), Damn Yankees, Xanadu (Drama League, Drama Desk nominations), The Agony & the Agony, the premiere cast of Altar Boyz, Aida, and Thoroughly Modern Millie.
He has also appeared in a number of films, including his portrayal of Mark Bingham in the 2006 Academy Award nominated United 93, which earned him the Boston Society of Film Critics 2006 award for Best Ensemble Cast; in television series such as NBC’s 30 Rock and Fox’s Glee; and guest-starring roles on several other TV series.
In concert, he has sold out Carnegie Hall twice: “The Power of Two” in 2010 and “Music of the Mad Men Era” in 2011. In addition to his theatrical musical career, he has also developed a general musical career, with a joint album The Power of Two with Michael Feinstein in 2008. In 2012, Jackson released two singles “Drive” and the follow-up “Before You”. Both songs are from his 2013 album I’m Blue, Skies.
Cheyenne Jackson plays Ben Cantor in The One I Wrote For You.