Beyond the Barricades: Les MisÚrables' Jean Valjean

By Playbill Staff
23 Mar 2014

John Owen-Jones
John Owen-Jones became the youngest person ever to play the role of Jean Valjean in 1998, when he took over in the London production at the age of 26. Owen-Jones also appeared in the choir of the 10th anniversary concert at the Royal Albert Hall and reprised his performance at the Queen's Theatre in London in 2005. Owen-Jones was also a replacement for the role of Valjean in the 2006 Broadway revival and also played the role in the 25th anniversary international touring production.