Kyle Jean-Baptiste

Broadway actor

Kyle Jean-Baptiste (December 3, 1993 – August 28, 2015) was an American Broadway actor. He was the youngest actor ever to play the role of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables on Broadway. He was also the first African-American to play that role on Broadway.

Kyle Jean-Baptiste
Born(1993-12-03)December 3, 1993
DiedAugust 28, 2015(2015-08-28) (aged 21)
Alma materFiorello H. LaGuardia High School
Baldwin Wallace University[1]
OccupationStage actor
Years active2015
Known forLes Misérables

Jean-Baptiste died at age 21, after falling off a fire escape staircase at his mother's home in New York City.


  1. "'Les Miserables' actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste dies at 21". Aug 29, 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2015.