Anthony Rapp talks landing -two- roles of a lifetime in ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ and ‘Rent’
Pictured (l-r) Anthony Rapp as Lt. Commander Paul Stamets and Wilson Cruz as Dr. Hugh Culber of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: James Dimmock/CBS ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Most performers are lucky to land one defining role of a lifetime. Anthony Rapp has at least two.
Growing up in Illinois, Rapp began acting at a young age, appearing in notable films including Adventures in Babysitting and Dazed and Confused. His big breakout came in 1994 when he created the role of Mark in the original production of the musical Rent. The show would go on to win the Pulitzer Prize and achieve legendary status. Rapp followed up on stage leading a revival of You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown in
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