Yes, You Have Seen These Hamilton Stars Before

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This year's Broadway season has basically been all Hamilton, all the time. Even if you weren't one of the lucky few to score tickets, there were plenty of ways to experience Hamilton mania. You might have caught the Ham4Ham videos, one of star Lin-Manuel Miranda's talk show appearances, or the cast's incredible performance at the Grammys. Though the stars of the show are having a great year, most have already had solid TV and film careers. So, you probably have seen Angelica in your favorite drama or Aaron Burr on a weekly procedural.
You can use our handy guide to the stars' past roles, so you don't waste Tony viewing time on IMDB. It can also be an easy way to win a "what were they on" argument at your viewing party. And as a general rule with all familiar-looking stars at the Tony Awards, you probably saw them on an episode of Law and Order. There most be some kind of clause that mandates a guest spot to get your actors equity card.
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Phillipa Soo (Eliza Hamilton) On Smash (2013)

The short-lived musical drama did feature some of the best Broadway talent, including Soo (and Hamilton's Leslie Odom Jr.). She appeared in five episodes as Lexi.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda (Alexander Hamilton) On How I Met Your Mother (2013)

Like Mandy Moore has to sing in her projects, Miranda has to rap. He also appeared as a rapping character in House, and, of course, Sesame Street. No word on whether they'll be letting him freestyle in Mary Poppins.
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Jasmine Cephas Jones (Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds ) In Mistress America (2015)

Jones appears as the jealous friend Nicolette in the New York coming of age/is uncertain when that age will come movie, Mistress America.
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Renée Goldsberry (Angelica Schuyler) On The Good Wife (2010 to 2016)

The eldest Schulyer sister has had an impressive TV career, stretching back to her long run as a backup singer on Ally McBeal, but her latest screen time was logged as a recurring character on The Good Wife.
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Daveed Diggs (Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson) On
Law & Order: SVU
(2015 to 2016)

Diggs appeared in two Law & Order: SVU episodes, one in 2015 and another in 2016, therefore fulfilling his contractual obligation as a working actor to make an appearance in at least one Dick Wolf production, if only for the future supercut.
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Jonathan Groff (King George, original cast) On Glee (2010 to 2015)

Groff has left his crown and Beyoncé-approved walk behind to work on a TV show, but before Hamilton opened, he might have been the most famous cast member outside of the Broadway set, known for playing Rachel's love interest (and eventual husband) on Glee, Patrick on Looking, and voicing Kristoff in Frozen.
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Okieriete Onaodowan (James Madison/Hercules Mulligan) In Thanks For Sharing

Onaodowan had a minor part in 2014's Thanks For Sharing and appeared in an episode of Blue Bloods and Gravity.
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Leslie Odom Jr. (Aaron Burr) On Law & Order: SVU (2013 to 2015)

Odom has had a long television career, appearing on Gilmore Girls, CSI: Miami, and Smash, among others. He appeared as Reverend Curtis Scott on seven episodes of Law & Order: SVU.
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Christopher Jackson (George Washington) In In The Heights (2008)

Jackson has appeared in several shows, including Nurse Jackie, The Good Wife, and Oz. He also starred as Benny in In The Heights, performing in the 2008 Tony performance on the night the show won the Tony for Best Musical.
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Anthony Ramos (John Laurens/Philip Hamilton) Performing In A Ham4Ham Show

At only 24, Ramos has had less time than his fellow leads to rack up screen credits, but he has appeared on Younger, Law and Order: SVU, and in the 2016 film White Girl.
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