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Japhet Balaban Actor

Currently making his Broadway debut in Tom Stoppard's new play Leopoldstadt, directed by Patrick Marber and performing at the Longacre Theatre.


Previously he filmed a lead role in the Freeform romantic comedy THE THING ABOUT HARRY, directed by Peter Paige and starring alongside Jake Borelli and Britt Baron. Other work includes FARGO, EMPIRE, THE CHI and both CHICAGO MED and P.D. 


He has appeared in numerous critically acclaimed stage productions in Chicago and trained with the Atlantic Theatre and Steppenwolf. He made the Chicago Tribune’s list of 10 Hot New Faces in 2017. 


Japhet is represented by Gray Talent Group and Authentic Talent & Literary Management.


He is a proud member of both SAG-AFTRA and AEA.

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