These 16 CBS Stars Are Also Broadway Stars

Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons cracks us up with his hilarious antics as Sheldon on The Big Bang Theory, but did you know he also performs in serious plays on Broadway? Jim has starred in shows such as An Act of God, Harvey, and The Normal Heart

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Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming is a legend on Broadway, having starred in Cabaret, Alan Cumming's Macbeth, The Threepenny Opera, The 24 Hour Plays 2003, and Design For Living. The charismatic actor won the Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical for Cabaret in 1998, and he co-hosted the Tony Awards® this year. 

Hey, Alan, want to pass some of your talent our way? 

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Allison Janney

Allison Janney

Before the Mom actress won our hearts as Bonnie Plunkett, she was busy perfecting her craft on Broadway. Allison Janney's work on the big stage includes 9 to 5: The Musical, A View From the Bridge, and Present Laughter

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Bebe Neuwirth

Bebe Neuwirth

Known for her work in Chicago, the Madam Secretary actress has also worked on such Broadway shows as The Addams Family, Sweet CharityThe 24 Hour Plays 2003, and Funny Girl. Bebe has also won two Tony Awards, including the award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for Chicago and the award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Sweet Charity.

Actress, singer, and dancer? Talk about a triple threat! 

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CCH Pounder

CCH Pounder

CCH Pounder spends most of her time on the set of NCIS: New Orleans nowadays, but this versatile actress, who starred in films like Avatar and Orphan, has also graced the Broadway stage. In 1984, CCH captivated audiences with her work on Open Admissions.

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Christine Baranski

Christine Baranski

Christine Baranski is definitely a busy woman. Not only does she currently act on two CBS shows—The Big Bang Theory and The Good Wife—she also has an extensive reputation on Broadway. The actress has starred in productions such as Boeing-Boeing, Short Talks of the Universe, Nick & Nora, Rumors, The House of Blue Leaves, Hurlyburly, The Real Thing, and Hide and Seek. 

Her hard work doesn't go unnoticed, either. Christine has been awarded with two Tony Awards for Best Featured Actress in a Play for Rumors and The Real Thing.  

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Erich Bergen

Erich Bergen

You may know him as the lovable Blake Morgan on Madam Secretary, but Erich Bergen is also known for his work in film and on the stage. Erich starred in the Broadway production of An American Daughter and recently hit the big screen in Jersey Boys. His other credits include the Cole Porter classic, Anything Goes

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James Corden

James Corden

The jolly host of The Late Late Show With James Corden continues to surprise fans with his hilarious on-screen antics. But, did you know he is an award winning Broadway actor as well? James starred in The History Boys and One Man, Two Guvnors, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Play. Off-stage, he recently performed as the Baker in the film Into the Woods

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Johnny Lee Miller

Johnny Lee Miller

Ever wonder what Sherlock Holmes does when he's not solving crimes? He acts, of course! 

In addition to acting in films such as Trainspotting and Dark Shadows, Johnny Lee Miller has also perfomed in the Broadway production of After Miss Julie.

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Julianna Margulies

Julianna Margulies

The star of The Good Wife has a rich theater history. Julianna Margulies has starred in the Broadway shows The 24 Hour Plays 2003, The 24 Hour Plays 2006, Festen, and Escape: 6 Ways to Get Away. With a resume like that, it's no wonder the actress received her prestigious star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame earlier this year! 

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Len Cariou

Len Cariou

The wise grandfather on Blue Bloods has a rich Broadway history. Len Cariou has flexed his theater muscle in performances such as Funny Girl, Proof, The Dinner Party, The Speed of Darkness, Cold Storage, and Sweeney Todd, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical. As if his work on stage wasn't impressive enough, Len also directed the Broadway show Don't Call Back in 1975. 

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Michael Emerson

Michael Emerson

From creating The Machine to stealing the hearts of Broadway audiences, Michael Emerson leaves a memorable mark with his every endeavor. Aside from acting in the film Saw, Michael starred in the Broadway productions of Hedda Gabler, and The Iceman Cometh

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Patina Miller

Patina Miller

Patina Miller may play a career-driven press coordinator in Madam Secretary, but she's also been known to kick up her heels on stage. The actress, who has starred in The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay - Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay - Part 2, won the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for Pippin in 2013. 

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Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck

From fighting robots to charming fans on stage, this mustachioed actor seems to do it all. In addition to starring in films such as Runaway and The Shadow Riders, Tom Selleck performed in the Broadway production of A Thousand Clowns

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Wayne Brady

Wayne Brady

The king of improvisation has won the hearts of millions through his work on Let's Make A Deal, but did you know he's also done voice work for films and starred on Broadway? In addition to dancing on TV, Wayne Brady voiced Shackelford in Clifford's Really Big Movie and danced in the Broadway production of Chicago

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Grace Gummer

Grace Gummer

Grace Gummer may be a brilliant engineer on Extant, but in the real world, she's also a bonafide Broadway babe. The starlett, who is also known for her work in the film The Horseman, wowed audiences in both The Columnist and Arcadia on the big stage. 

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