He performed in benefit shows including Broadway for Obama in and the Broadway After Dark benefit concert in He also performed a solo concert in New York City in at Birdland and he was one of the performers on the R Family Vacations Summer Cruise. In , he performed a song from Dreamgirls, And I Am Telling You at a fundraiser concert for AIDS. He Was the First Male in a Traditional Female Role The Witch in Into the Woods had always been played by females until Tituss auditioned.
In , he became the first male to ever play The Witch in the production by the DreamCatcher Theatre. He was incredibly proud of this accomplishment. He Voiced a Video Game and a Cartoon The video game, Grand Theft Auto has been one of the most successful games ever made. In , Tituss loaned his voice to Grand Theft Auto V as the local population. Taking on Small Roles When Tituss first broke out into television, he took on a few short roles.
Some of these roles include Mr. In , he appeared in two episodes. In , he played a priest on one episode of Blue Bloods. In , he played Kristoff in one episode of Royal Pains. The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt In , Tituss got his big break and landed the role of a main character on the Netflix original series, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. It is a show about a woman who was rescued from a doomsday cult and after breaking free, she starts her life over in New York City.
He played the character Titus Andromendon. His character, like the real Tituss, is gay, but was unable to be openly gay growing up. He grew up in a tiny town in Mississippi, and was raised by his five aunts. Because of this, he was forced to grow up acting straight. He was on the football team, he was chosen homcoming king, and he remained in the closet until the day he was going to marry his childhood friend. The thought of marrying a woman became too much, and he fled to New York City to start a new life, with a new name.
When he gets there, he befriends Kimmy Schmidt. Many people, including Tituss, believe that he was made for this role. Tituss Burgess-Previous Relationship Talking about his previous relationships and affairs, the years-old actor hasn't revealed anything about it. Looks like he takes his professional life way to serious. His relationship and dating history are not out in the open yet, Source: Awards Daily Maybe that's the reason he has no time to spare for any other activity, especially dating or being in a relationship.
Openly Gay He came out as gay , during his early childhood and in today's time people very supportive of the LGBT community. He was brave enough to tell his mother about his sexuality. He generally plays various Gay roles in several of his movies, Source: Playbuzz Even though his mother didn't appreciate the idea of him being gay, but later she supported him and didn't kick him out of the house.
In an interview with Huffington Post, he stated. Raised in Athens, Georgia. He attended Cedar Shoals High School. He was active in drama classes during his high school days. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in music. Made his debut in the Broadway stage production, Good Vibration. He is famous for his high tenor voice. He got famous for his role in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.