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Jacob Ming-Trent


Jacob was born in Boston and raised in Pittsburgh, where he auditioned and booked his first play at age eleven. His arts education started at the performing arts middle school followed by the Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts high school before moving to New York City at seventeen to train at the Stella Adler Conservatory. During his first ... See full bio »

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Shrek the Musical Papa Ogre / Straw
(2013)
Superfly Fat Freddy
(2018)
Watchmen Actor
(2019)
(2016)

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 2019 Watchmen (TV Series) (filming)
- Episode #1.10 (2019)
- Episode #1.9 (2019)
- Episode #1.6 (2019)
- Episode #1.7 (2019)
- Episode #1.5 (2019)
 2018 The Bygone (post-production)
Dorian
 2018 Finding Julia (completed)
Scott
 2018 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
 2018 Superfly
Fat Freddy
 2017 White Famous (TV Series)
Ron Balls
- Zero F**ks Given (2017) ... Ron Balls
- Scandal (2017) ... Ron Balls
- Make-Believe (2017) ... Ron Balls
- Duality (2017) ... Ron Balls
- Wolves (2017) ... Ron Balls
 2016 High Maintenance (TV Series)
Programmer #1
- Grandpa (2016) ... Programmer #1
 2016 Feed the Beast (TV Series)
Mose
- Be My Baby (2016) ... Mose
- In Lies the Truth (2016) ... Mose
- Tabula Rasa (2016) ... Mose
- The Wild West (2016) ... Mose
- Gimme a T (2016) ... Mose
 2014 A Midsummer Night's Dream
Tom Stout
 2013 Fort Greene (Short)
Strautmatis
 2013 Shrek the Musical
Papa Ogre / Straw
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Black Nerd
- Stride of Pride (2012) ... Black Nerd (as Jacob Ming Trent)
 2011 Bored to Death (TV Series)
Super Ray Stanley
- Nothing I Can't Handle by Running Away (2011) ... Super Ray Stanley
 2011 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Walter
- Check Out Time (2011) ... Walter
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Gerry Mitchell
- Lonelyville (2007) ... Gerry Mitchell

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Other Works:

: Plays Papa Ogre and Pig in "Shrek the Musical" musical by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Jason Moore (Broadway Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).

Alternate Names:

Jacob Ming Trent

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