Andrew Rannells
Name Andrew Rannells
Birthdate August 23, 1978
Memorable Works The Book of Mormon, Girls
Character Bryan Collins
Andrew Rannells is an openly-gay American actor. He plays Bryan Collins on the NBC show, The New Normal. He is best known for starring in the musical, The Book of Mormon as well as playing the gay ex-boyfriend of the main character in the HBO show, Girls. The season finale set him up to appear in the second season.


As a voice actor, Rannells appeared in several 4Kids and DiC television programs and video games. In 2006, he won the role of Link Larkin in the Broadway production of Hairspray.

Rannells played Bob Gaudio in the First National Tour of Jersey Boys. His last performance with the tour was on December 6, 2008 in Toronto. In January 2009, he reprised the role of Gaudio in the musical's Broadway production.

Rannells originated the role of Elder Price in The Book of Mormon, a musical written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q composer Robert Lopez. For his performance, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. He later won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album for his performance in the musical's Original Broadway Cast Recording. His last performance was June 10, 2012.



  • Street Sharks
  • Archie's Weird Mysteries
  • One Piece
  • Tama and Friends
  • Kirby: Right Back at Ya!
  • Yûgiô: Duel Monsters
  • Yûgiô
  • Mew Mew Power
  • Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776
  • Ultimate Muscle: The Kinnikuman Legacy
  • Shaman King
  • Fighting Foodons
  • Funky Cops
  • Cubix: Robots for Everyone
  • Pokémon
  • F-Zero GP Legend
  • Sonic X
  • Pokémon Chronicles
  • Girls
  • The New Normal
  • How I Met Your Mother


  • The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Bear
  • The Fight for the Fox Box
  • Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys
  • Sex and the City 2
  • Bachelorette



The New Normal - Andrew Rannells Interview

The New Normal - Andrew Rannells Interview

Side by Side by Susan Blackwell "The Book of Mormon" Star Andrew Rannells

Side by Side by Susan Blackwell

"The Origin of Love" - Andrew Rannells - 12.05

"The Origin of Love" - Andrew Rannells - 12.05.11