John Cameron Mitchell is an American actor, director, and writer. He was born on 21 April in the year 1963. His birthplace was El Paso, Texas. His dad was a Major General in the U.S. Army. He spent his life in the army bases in Germany, US, and Scotland. He did his schooling from Catholic Schools. He also studied at St. Xavier High School in Junction City in Kansas. Then, he attended St. Pius X High School at Albuquerque in New Mexico for graduation, which he completed in 1981. He had a brother named Colin. He is a writer, a filmmaker, and an actor. Cameron’s mother is a resident of Glasgow in Scotland. She was a schoolteacher, who later migrated to the United States.
In 1985, Mitchell had his first stage performance, Organic Theater. Huckleberry Finn produced it. Its venue was Goodman’s Theater in Chicago. In
New York, his first act was of Huck Finn in the Big River, a Broadway musical. It came out in 1985. He created the ingénue of Dickon in The Secret Garden. Then, he appeared in Hello Again, which was an Off-Broadway musical. He was nominated for both of his roles in Drama Desk nominations. His voice was heard in the recordings of each cast.
He acted in Six Degrees of Separation. He performed in both on Broadway as well as off-Broadway shows. John Guare directed it. He starred in a sequel of The Normal Heart that was titled as The Destiny of Me. Larry Kramer produced it. He received one Drama Desk nomination and one Obie Award.
On television, Cameron appeared in guest roles in MacGyver, Law & Order, Daybreak, The New Twilight Zone,
The Equalizer, and The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story,
Our House, A Desperate Exit, and The Step Ford Children. He did many sitcoms. Cameron was a member on a situational comedy called Party Girl. It aired on Fox. He became the prolonged voice for an animated kangaroo, which advertises for Dunk-a-roos cookies.
His career in cinema started with, Just Along for the Ride. Later, he came up with My Father’s Son: The Legacy of Alcoholism, in 1984. He played the role of a drunken youth in One More Saturday Night.
His other works include Band of the Hand, Book of Love, and Misplaced. In 1996, he appeared in Spike Lee’s ‘Girl 6’ who auditioned for porn. He is a member of the Drama Department Theater industry. For this company, he directed the Kingdom of Earth.
Peter Sarsgaard and
Cynthia Nixon were the actors.
In 1998, he co-composed and featured in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. It won an Obie Award. After three years, he acted and directed in a cinema version of a photoplay. He won the title of Best Director in the Sundance Cinema Festival of 2001. His music and comedies nominated him as the Best Actor in the Golden Globe Awards.
Coming to his personal life, he is gay. It was disclosed to public on 1992. He lives in New York.