• Jared Gertner

Jared Gertner

Adjunct Lecturer


Jared Gertner is best known for playing Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon on Broadway, on the first national tour and in London (Olivier Award nomination – Best Lead Actor). In New York, Jared has also been seen as William Barfee in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Broadway), Warren in the premiere of Ordinary Days (off-Broadway, Roundabout), and as one of the core cast of improvisors in Don’t Quit Your Night Job (off-Broadway). Regionally, he has starred in shows at Paper Mill Playhouse, The Muny, St. Louis Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Goodspeed, The Fulton, Cape Playhouse, Sacramento Music Circus and The Axelrod. Jared’s television credits include American Crime Story: Impeachment, NCIS, 9-1-1: Lonestar, Side Hustle, Call Me Kat, Mom, Modern Family, 2 Broke Girls, Supernatural, Superior Donuts, How I Met Your Mother, Marvel’s Agent Carter, Ugly Betty, The Good Wife and the popular Broadway-themed web series, Submissions Only. You can hear his voice in several television and radio commercials; in the films Smallfoot and Pup Star; and as a bunch of characters on American Dad, Family Guy and Bojack Horseman. Jared starred in the NBC pilot How We Live and can be seen in the horror film Nightmare Cinema. Since receiving his BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Jared has also been a theatre educator. He has taught master classes for theatre schools and colleges all over the country, as well as in London. Jared lives with his husband and son in Los Angeles, where he serves as adjunct faculty at USC.


BFA, New York University