On stage, Donovan received rave reviews for his performance in the title role of the Wang Center's 2005 summer production of Hamlet in the Boston Common. Donovan appeared on Broadway as 'Marco' in the Roundabout Theatre's Tony Award-winning revival of A View from the Bridge, starring Anthony LaPaglia and Allison Janney, and in the Tony-winning production of An Inspector Calls. His off-Broadway credits include the hit comedy Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight (also recorded for LA Theatre Works), The Glory of Living (opposite Oscar winner Anna Paquin and directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman), Troilus and Cressida, Skyscraper, Oedipus, and the Pulitzer Prize runner-up Freedomland. Donovan also starred in and produced Mike O'Malley's Searching for Certainty in Los Angeles.
Next up, Donovan stars as Jim Keith in the independent film Believe in Me, an adaptation of the young-adult novel Brief Garland by Harold Keith that also stars Bruce Dern, Samantha Mathis and Heather Matarazzo. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Donovan attended the University of Massachussetts at Amherst and graduated from New York University's Graduate Acting Program, where he received an MFA.
He currently resides in Los Angeles.
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Jeffrey Donovan Facts
|Birth Name||Jeffrey T. Donovan|
|Birthday||May 11, 1968 (49)|
|Birthplace||Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA|
|Height||6' (1m83) How tall is Jeffrey Donovan compared to you?|
|Our Town (2003)|
|Bait (2000) as Julio|
|Book of Shadows (2000) as Jeffrey Patterson|
|When Trumpets Fade (1998)|
|Simple Men (1992)|
|The Blob (1988)|