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'''Jonathan Freeman''' (born [[February 5]], [[1950]] in [[Cleveland]], Ohio) is a [[Tony Award|Tony]]-nominated American actor known for voicing the villainous [[Jafar (Disney character)|Jafar]] in [[Disney|Disney's]] ''[[Aladdin (1992 film) |Aladdin]]'' and its sequel ''[[The Return of Jafar]]'', as well as the ''[[Kingdom Hearts]]'' series.
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Jonathan Freeman (born February 5, 1950 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a Tony-nominated American actor known for voicing the villainous Jafar in Disney's [[Aladdin]] and its sequel [[The Return of Jafar]], as well as the Kingdom Hearts series.
   
In 1994, he was nominated for a [[Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical]] for his role in ''[[She Loves Me]]''. Additionally, he appeared in the Broadway revival productions of ''[[How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying]]'' (1995), ''[[On the Town]]'' (1998), and ''[[42nd Street (musical)|42nd Street]]'', during which his caricature was drawn for ''[[Sardi's]]'' restaurant in 2002 [http://www.playbill.com/news/article/68819.html].
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In 1994, he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for his role in She Loves Me. Additionally, he appeared in the Broadway revival productions of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1995), On the Town (1998), and 42nd Street, during which his caricature was drawn for Sardi's restaurant in 2002.
 
He currently plays Roger DeBris in the [[Mel Brooks|Mel Brooks']] musical ''[[The Producers (musical)|The Producers]]''.
 
   
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He currently plays Roger DeBris in the Mel Brooks' musical The Producers. [http://www.playbill.com/news/article/68819.html].
   
 
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Revision as of 02:14, September 7, 2006

Jonathan Freeman (born February 5, 1950 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a Tony-nominated American actor known for voicing the villainous Jafar in Disney's Aladdin and its sequel The Return of Jafar, as well as the Kingdom Hearts series.

In 1994, he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for his role in She Loves Me. Additionally, he appeared in the Broadway revival productions of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1995), On the Town (1998), and 42nd Street, during which his caricature was drawn for Sardi's restaurant in 2002.

He currently plays Roger DeBris in the Mel Brooks' musical The Producers. [1].

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