Adam Jacobs | Broadway Buzz |

Adam Jacobs | Broadway Buzz |

Jacobs’ dark good looks inspire endless speculation about his ethnicity. My dad is Jewish, Russian, Dutch and Polish, he explains, and my mom is Catholic and Filipino. I was raised Catholic and went to a Jesuit high school. Most people think I’m Latino.

They Cast Whom?! Actor Choices To Offend Every Racial Sensibility …

Adam Jacobs, who plays Aladdin, told the folks at that his dad is Jewish, Russian, Dutch and Polish and that his mom is Filipino. Most people think I’m Latino.

Bio | Adam Jacobs | The Official Website

Since Les Miserables, he has journeyed from the islands of Mamma Mia! to the African pridelands of The Lion King. He’s gone from the tropics of Once On This Island to the Arabian deserts of Aladdin. He credits his Filipino mother and Jewish father not just for his mixed ethnicity which has allowed him to play such varied …

Adam Jacobs – Wikipedia

Adam Jacobs is an American actor, best known for originating the title role in Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway. Contents. [hide]. 1 Background; 2 Career; 3 Personal life; 4 References. Background[edit]. Born in Half Moon Bay, California, Jacobs initially studied piano at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, beginning at …

Starring As ‘Aladdin’ Isn’t Actor’s Only Concern « CBS San Francisco

Half Moon Baynative & actor Adam Jacobs takes on Broadway in Aladdin … Jacobs was raised near San Francisco in Half Moon Bay, the son of a Filipino mother and a Jewish father of Polish and Russian descent. His younger sister … He found his mixed ethnicity useful in landing all sorts of parts.

Fil-Am actor Adam Jacobs to soar on Broadway as Aladdin – Philstar

FilipinoAmerican stage actor and singer Adam Jacobs is set to light up the Great White Way as the titular street rat in Disney’s Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the … The son of a Filipino mother and RussianDutchPolish father, he takes pride in his ethnic backgrounds, Filipino especially. This is …

Adam Jacobs – Bio, Facts, Family | Famous Birthdays

Learn about Adam Jacobs: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more.

Adam Jacobs was in the Lion King? (Message Board) – Broadway World

What’s interesting is that Jason Raize, the original Simba, could easily have been classified as ethnically ambiguous alongside Adam Jacobs. In fact, the majority of Jason’s roles before The Lion King were as Latino characters (including Chino in West Side Story) or Asian roles (a swing in the Hayley Mills …

Looking the part: Filipinos can play anyone on Broadway – Rappler

ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS. Adam Jacobs, a FilipinoAmerican, has been playing ethnically ambiguous roles on Broadway for several years. Photo from Adam Jacobs’ Facebook page. Filipino actors have obviously been on Broadway for quite some time now, but when seeing them on stage, I saw them as …

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