Donnie Kehr is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer. He co-founded the band Urgent on EMI-Manhattan Records and their album ‘Cast the First Stone’ sold over 400,000 copies to reach Billboard’s top 100. Donnie’s voice is featured on two Grammy Award winning albums: The Who's 'Tommy', produced by Pete Townshend & Sir George Martin, and Jersey Boys produced by Bob Gaudio.
Donnie Kehr is an American actor, having originated roles in Broadway's Jersey Boys, Billy Elliot, the Who's-Tommy, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Human Comedy and many others.
His film credits include Jersey Boys directed by Clint Eastwood, Wall Street, Chaplin with Robert Downey Jr and more. Television credits include, House of Cards, Gotham, Quantico, Tales of The City, Z-The Beginning of Everything and Inventing Anna. He has performed on the Tonight Show, David Letterman, Good Morning America, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Oscars.
His Directing / Producing credits include "Rockers on Broadway" New York Concert Series, The 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert of The Who's T'ommy on Broadway, and the opening ceremonies for the 2009 Maccabi Games at Madison Square Garden. He received a Best Director of a musical nomination at The Midtown International Theatre Festival in 2013. Currently Mr. Kehr is proud to be the Creator and Executive Producer of The Greatest Piano Men.
"Kehr as loan-shark Norm Waxman delivers a riveting turn." - G.H. Harding, Times Square Gossip