Colm Wilkinson

Folk rock, Theater Actor

1944 –


Who is Colm Wilkinson?

Colm Wilkinson, also known as C. T. Wilkinson, is an Irish tenor, best known for originating the role of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables and for taking the title role in The Phantom of the Opera at the Sydmonton Festival and in the original Canadian production.

Due to his association with these musicals, he reprised the role of Jean Valjean during the Les Misérables 10th Anniversary Concert, as well as appearing as a special guest at the 25th Anniversary Celebrations of Les Misérables and The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall.

His versions of both "The Music of the Night" from Phantom and "Bring Him Home" from Les Misérables are acclaimed throughout the world; fans "insist he perform all his concerts."


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Jun 5, 1944
Also known as
  • Wilkinson, Colm
  • C. T. Wilkinson
  • Republic of Ireland
Lived in
  • County Dublin
  • Toronto

on July 23, 2013