J.J. Totah, born August 5, 2001, is a 16-year-old American teen actor, stand-up comedian, and singer. J.J. portrays Myron, the nephew of Superintendent Bob Harris and one of the newest members of the New Directions, on Glee.
J.J. grew up in Davis, California, before moving to Hollywood to persue his acting career. He has a brother and sister: Alex and Camille Totah. He is of Lebanese and Palestinian heritage.
J.J. began performing with the Davis Musical Theatre Company before starting kindergarten. As early as 6 years old, J.J. started making Youtube videos and entertaining his large family at Thanksgiving dinners. The crowds got bigger, as he went on to book regional and community theater productions of 'Beauty and the Beast' and' Seussical' in and around his hometown of Davis. However, the young actor wanted more and started calling Hollywood agents to introduce himself. He was scouted by mane casting directors, agents and managers when he performed as a stand-up comedian at the renowned Hollywood Improv. He soon started making appearances on TV shows like Nina Needs to Go, Back in the Game, New Girl, 2 Broke Girls, and most recently Glee.
He had a recurring role for two seasons on the Disney Channel's Jessie, where he played Stuart Wooten. He also appears in national commercials.
|The Lil' Dictator Part 1: Randomness||Lil' Dictator||short|
|The Lil' Dictator Part 2: Randomness||Lil' Dictator||short|
|Word Play||Bad Speller||short|
|What I Did Last Summer: Kiddie Curses||Little Gentleman||short|
|What I Did Last Summer: Art of War||Eugene||short|
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|2013-2014||Back in the Game||Michael Lovette|
|2014||Nina Needs to Go||Frank|
|Sofia the First||Prince Jin||voice|
|2 Broke Girls||Elliot|
- J.J. auditioned for Glee with "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga and "All That Jazz" from Chicago. Coincidentally, these two songs have been covered by the Glee Cast previously. Source