Javier Muñoz is an actor and ac;vist whose impressive body of work spans theater, film and television. He is currently starring in the pre-Broadway run of the THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA: A NEW MUSICAL, with music by Elton John, based on the feature of the same name. He plays Miranda Priestley’s right hand man, “Nigel”.
Javier is best known for starring as “Alexander Hamilton” in the cultural-phenomenon musical HAMILTON on Broadway for two years, a\er Lin-Manuel Miranda departed the show (and was his alternate prior to that). He got his break starring as “Usnavi” in IN THE HEIGHTS on Broadway, also created by Miranda. On the TV sides, he’s appeared on Shadowhunters, Blindspot and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. Recent theater credits include THE NEW ENGLANDERS at MTC and the starring role in the North American premiere of Stephen Lloyd Helper’s A SIGN OF THE TIMES. He also voices a lead character on the Disney Jr. animated series, Eureka!
Javier appears in the Paramount+/MTV Films feature, THREE MONTHS, and recently starred in the indie feature, MONUMENTS, by Jack Newell, which took home several awards on the fes;val circuit. Next up, he’ll appear in LOVE RECONSIDERED, opposite Sophie von Haselberg and Colton Haynes.
Javier is also an outspoken ac;vist for LGBTQ+ rights and a Global Ambassador for (RED), which fights to end HIV/AIDS. Muñoz was honored with the pres;gious OUT100 “Breakout of the Year” award in 2016, as well as the Howard Ashman Award by the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC). Javier now serves on the Board of GMHC.
Javier is represented by Authentic Talent & Literary Management, APA and GGSSC.