Andrew Rannells and I are watching the trailer for Fire Island — the new reality show that follows six gay men as they summer at the Pines — on my phone. He tells me he spent much of his summer on Fire Island last year, so as you might expect, he provides some expert commentary. Part of what he loved so much about Elijah on Girls — his first TV gig — was that he could play a messy, aimless something without having to worry about whether he was creating a positive representation of a gay man. During a visit to the New York offices, Rannells talks about competition among actors in the industry, the pressures of doing a network show, and teaching the Girls crew the mechanics of anal sex. How did that come about? Judd was on set, and it was my first day speaking on a TV show, so I was very nervous. He kept coming up to me and whispering things in between takes to play around with, things to keep in mind.
Andrew Scott Rannells born August 23, is an American actor, voice actor, and singer. Rannells received his second Tony nomination in for his performance as Whizzer in the Broadway revival of Falsettos. He is the fourth of five siblings, with three sisters and an older brother. His family has an Irish and Polish background.
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Andrew Scott Rannells born August 23, is an American actor, voice actor, and singer. He received his second Tony nomination in for his performance as Whizzer in the Broadway revival of Falsettos. Rannells was 11 when he acted in his first play.