FANDOM


Below is a list of actors who portrayed Jean Valjean, both in the musical and movies.

List of professional production portrayalsEdit

MusicalEdit

  • Maurice Barrier – Original French Concept Album, Original Paris stage cast
  • Colm Wilkinson – Original London cast, Original Broadway cast, 1995: 10th Anniversary concert
  • Gary Morris - Broadway Cast 1987-1988
  • Michael Burgess – Original Canadian cast, 10th Anniversary concert (as one of the 17 Valjeans)
  • Dave Willets- London cast replacement, various international tours including the 25th Anniversary Australian/ Asian tour
  • Dudu Fisher – 1987 Israeli cast
  • Riles Phan – 1987 Glasgow cast
  • Øystein Wiik - 1988-1989 Original Norwegian Cast, Berlin and West End, 10th Anniversary concert ( as one of the 17 Valjeans)
  • Normie Rowe – 1987-1988 Original Australian Cast
  • Rob Guest - 1988-1991 Australian and NZ cast replacement, 10th Anniversary concert (as one of the 17 Valjeans), 1998-99 Australian 25th Anniversary touring cast
  • Zenon Bester, Krzysztof Stasierowski, Jerzy Jeszke - 1989-2000, Musical Theatre in Gdynia
  • Stig Rossen- since 1989 appeared in various international casts
  • Matthew Farrer – 1990 Fredicton cast
  • Tommy Körberg – 1990 Stockholm cast, 10th Anniversary concert (as one of the 17 Valjeans)
  • Robert Marien – 1991 Paris revival, 10th Anniversary concert (as one of the 17 Valjeans)
  • Brian Lynch - 1991 Broadway production
  • Pedro Ruy-Blas - 1992/94 Madrid Cast
  • Sinan Osman – 1997 Florida cast
  • Jeff Leyton - 1997 Concert in Chelmsford
  • Takeshi Kaga - Original Japanese Cast, 10th Anniversary concert (as one of the 17 Valjeans), 1994 Japanese Red Cast and 1987-2001 Japanese Tour
  • Sakae Takita - Original Japanese Cast and 1994 Japanese Blue Cast and 1987-2001 Japanese Tour
  • Yuichiro Yamaguchi - 2003 Japanese Orange Cast and 1997-2011 Japanese tour
  • Eugène Évariste Favager – 1998 Québec cast
  • John Pascall – 1998 Dover tour
  • Ivan Rutherford – 2000 US tour
  • Ray Mangion - 2001 Malta tour
  • Carlos Vittori - 2002 Commissioning Mexican scene 
  • J. Mark McVey - 2002 West End production
  • Kiyotaka Imai - 2003 Japanese Violet Cast and 2003-2009 and 2011 Japanese tour
  • Kazutaka Ishii - 2003 Japanese Light Blue Cast and 2003-2006 Japanese tour
  • Tetsuya Bessho - 2003 Japanese Green Cast and 2003-2011 Japanese tour
  • Alexander Gemignani – 2006 Broadway revival
  • John Owen-Jones – 1997-2001 West End Cast, 2005-2007 West End Cast 2006-2008: Broadway revival, 2010-2011 West End Cast, 2015-2016 Broadway Cast and 2016 Dubai Cast
  • Satoshi Hashimoto - 2007-2009 Japanese Tour
  • Peter Avsenick, Jason Widdrington – 2008 Vancouver youth production
  • Theo Nanos – 2009 St. John's cast
  • Petr Gazdík, Jan Ježek - 2009 Czech Brno production
  • Killian Donnelly - 2009-10 West End Cast (Alternate, u/s), 2017-18 West End Cast
  • Gerónimo Rauch – 2010-2011 (Madrid). 2011-2012 (Barcelona)
  • Ramin Karimloo – 2011-2012: The Queen's Theater, 2013 Toronto cast, 2013/14 Toronto tour, 2014 Broadway revival
  • Alfie Boe – 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2, Current Broadway Cast, 2010-2011 West End Cast
  • Mitsuo Yoshihara - 2011-2015 Japanese tour, 2013 Japanese 25th Anniversary tour and 2017 Japanese 30th Anniversary Tour
  • Shoichi Fukui - 2013 Japanese 25th Anniversary tour, 2015 Japanese Tour and 2017 Japanese 30th Anniversary Tour
  • Kim Hyun-Joon - 2013 Japanese 25th Anniversary tour
  • Gerónimo Rauch – 2012-2013: West End production.
  • Jung Sung Hwa - 2013 25th Anniversary South Korean tour and 2015 Korean Revival
  • Kim Sung-Min - 2013 25th Anniversary South Korean tour
  • Daniel Koek - 2013-2014: West End Production
  • Janusz Kruciński - 2010-2012 Roma Theatre in Warsaw
  • RGS High Wycombe 2013 School Edition - Jonah Halton
  • Damian Aleksander - 2010-2012 Roma Theatre in Warsaw
  • Peter Lockyer - 2012/13 Toronto/25th Anniversary USA tour, 2014-16 West End Production
  • Nicolás Martinelli – 2013-2014 Spain Tour
  • Felipe Forastiere – 2014-2014 Spain Tour (alternate)
  • Jonathan Williams - 2014-2015 West End Production
  • Daniel Diges – 2014-2015 Spanish Tour
  • Yang-Joon Mo - 2015 Japanese Tour, 2017 Japanese 30th Anniversary Tour and 2015 Korean Revival
  • Simon Gleeson - 2014/15/16 Australian Revival, 2016 Asia Tour, 2016-17 West End Cast
  • Aaron Ferguson- Rainbow Stage, 2015
  • Kyle Jean-Baptiste† - Understudy in the role of Valjean on Broadway revival (2015)
  • Amir Dadon, Zohar Badash – 2016-2017 Israeli production cast

MoviesEdit

  • Maurice Costello – 1909 film
  • Henry Krauss – 1913 films
  • William Farnum – 1917 film
  • Gabriel Gabrio – 1925 film
  • Harry Baur – 1934 films
  • Fredric March – 1935 film
  • Gino Cervi – 1948 film
  • Michael Rennie – 1952 film
  • Jean Gabin – 1958 film
  • Gastone Moschin – 1964 mini-series
  • Frank Finlay – 1967 mini-series
  • Georges Géret – 1972 mini-series
  • Sergio Bustamante – 1973 series
  • Richard Jordan – 1978 film
  • Lino Ventura – 1982 film/1985 mini-series
  • Liam Neeson – 1998 film
  • Gérard Depardieu – 2000 mini-series
  • Masashi Sugawara - Shōjo Cosette anime 2007
  • Hugh Jackman – 2012 film

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.