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Frollo of Notre Dame de Paris

Updated on October 6, 2014

Frollo of Notre Dame de Paris

Notre Dame de Paris is a French musical Notre Dame de Paris written by Richard Cocciante and Luc Plamondon. Frollo is a priest and studies science. Science and religion those are his great loves till he met Esmeralda.

Frollo is very tormented by his infatuation with Esmeralda. Frollo was proud that he was above earthly emotions so to fall 'love" and to be a priest prove too overwhelming for him. He also fears that his desire is turning him into a criminal and that he'll die in his passion for her and though he losing control he feels no remorse about it.

This page features all the actors who have played Frollo in the musical, all 23 of them.

French

Daniel Lavoie as Frollo
Daniel Lavoie as Frollo

Daniel Lavoie

Daniel Lavoie Played Frollo in the Original French Cast.

Lavoie was born March 17, 1949 in Dunrea, Manitoba, Canada. He is Franco Manitoban. He has been singing professionally since 1967. He released several albums before Notre Dame. Since Notre Dame he has released four albums, written songs, and in 2005 he performed in Le Petite Prince in Paris. He also reprise his role as Frollo in the 2000 London Production of Notre dame de Paris.

Lavoie acting is very retained and methodically. Lavoie is very expressive in voice and eyes, and his internal conflict is apparent. He never seem to know what to do with hand and this gives a vulnerability not seen in many renditions of Frollos.

In December 2010 Lavoie and the rest of the original cast did a reunion concert in Kiev, Moscow, and St Petersburg.

In Decemeber 2011 Lavoie and the rest of the original cast will perform another concert in France.

Jerome Collet as Frollo
Jerome Collet as Frollo

Jerome Collet

Jerome Collet was an alternate for Frollo and Quasimodo in the original French production, in 1999 cast, 2001 Mogador cast and 2005 Asian Tour Cast.

Collet was born in Paris. Since 1993 he has been singing with the band "Bout Tortu's".

Herbert Leonard as Frollo
Herbert Leonard as Frollo

Herbert Leonard

Herbert Leonard played Frollo in the 1999 cast.

Leonard born was 25, February 1945 in Strasbourg, France. His first success "Quelque chose tient mon coeur" (Somethings Got A Hold Of My Heart) in 1968. He has released 23 albums. He is also a specialist of Russian airplanes from World War II.

Robert Marien
Robert Marien

Robert Marien

Robert Marien played Frollo in the Candian Cast and in the 2004 French Cast. He played Frollo in the Asian Tour of Notre Dame de Paris. He is also playing Frollo in the World Tour Cast.

Robert Marien was born in May 5 1956 and is a Québécois. He is an actor, singer, and songwriter who has performed in the musical Les Misérables in Montreal, Paris, New York and London. He has also appeared in numerous films.

Michel Pascal as Frollo
Michel Pascal as Frollo

Michel Pascal

Michel Pascal played Frollo in the 2001 Mogador cast and in the 2005 Asian Tour cast.

Pascal was born January 16 1951 in Montreal Canada. he started singing on stage when he was 13. When he was 21 he recorded his first album. Pascal has released several albums in both english and French.He has been in many Musicals, including Les Miserables, and Starmania.

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London

Daniel Lavoie as Frollo
Daniel Lavoie as Frollo

Daniel Lavoie

Daniel Lavoie Played Frollo in the Original London Cast.

Lavoie was born March 17, 1949 in Dunrea, Manitoba, Canada. He is Franco Manitoban. He has been singing professionally since 1967. He released several albums before Notre Dame. Since Notre Dame he has released four albums, written songs, and in 2005 he performed in Le Petite Prince in Paris.

Lavoie acting is very retained and methodically. Lavoie is very expressive in voice and eyes, and his internal conflict is apparent. He never seem to know what to do with hand and this gives a vulnerability not seen in many renditions of Frollos.

Nicholas Pound
Nicholas Pound

Nicholas Pound

Nicholas Pound played Frollo in the London Cast.

Pond has been in serval musicals; A Funny Thing Happenend On The Way To The Forum" o"Napoleon" at "Man Of La Mancha", "Cats".
“The Rocky Horror Show" "Robin Hood" "South Pacific" "The Fix".
"Chess", "Evita", "Jesus Christ Superstar" "Les Miserables".


"Fairytales" "Dorian" "The Adventures of Mr. Toad" at the Watermill Theatre, "Dick Whittington" "Canberra" and "Sea Princess". He laso appered in concerts; "Revue"; "A Cavalcade Of Coward"; "Sondheim Tonight"; "The Wonderful West End", "Can You Feel The Love Tonight"; "West End Encore"; "Some Enchanted Evenings" and his own company Curtain Up Productions' shows - "West End Welcome" and "The Sound Of Musicals".

Radio and Tv; A Funny Think Happenend On The Way To The Forum", "Man Of La Mancha", "The Laurance Olivier Awaesy", "The Understudy" and an appearance as a contestant on 1992's "Masterchef".

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Italian

Vittorio Matteucci  as Frollo
Vittorio Matteucci as Frollo

Vittorio Matteucci

Vittorio Matteucci played Frollo in the original Italian cast

Matteucci was born May 27 1963. He began performing when he was 17. He has been on Tv and in movies in addition to performing on stage. He has been on Dancing with e Star and has collaborated with Disney.

Christian Gravina
Christian Gravina

Christian Gravina

Christian Gravina played Frollo in 2002 and in 2007.

Gravina was born on September 1, 1974 in Sicily. He has been in both musicals and in opera. Ha has also participated in many singing contests. In has been in "Norma" "Nabucco" "La Boheme" "La Traviata" and "Turandot". He has also taught singing.

Fabrizio Voghera  as Frollo
Fabrizio Voghera as Frollo

Fabrizio Voghera

Fabrizio Voghera played Frollo and Quaismodo as an alternate. He has been in 250 performances on Notre Dame de Paris.

Fabrizio Voghera was born on August 3 1968 in Turin.

Voghera is the son of an an opera singer and he started performing at 17 in a cover band. In 1997 he join the cast of "Ci vediamo in tivù" and was Cantaestate. In 1999 he first album called "Sotto la pelle". In has been also in other musicals.

Luca Velletri
Luca Velletri

Luca Velletri

Luca Velletri played Frollo in 2003/2005.

He has been in "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Evita". He was also in the Disney productions of Brother Bear and Enchanted. He has dubbed the Phantom in the "Phantom of the Opera" movie.

Francesco Antimiani  as Frollo
Francesco Antimiani as Frollo

Francesco Antimiani

Francesco Antimiani played Frollo in 2007.

Francesco Antimiani was born October 13 1972 in Terni. He debuted in 1991 with the group "Singing Recitar". He has been a singer, actor and has been very involved with musicals as well as opera. He has been in L'italiana in Algeri, Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, La Bohème, and Barber of Seville to name a few. He has also been in Romeo and Juliet, Into the Woods, and Young Frankenstein,

Robert Steiner as Frollo
Robert Steiner as Frollo

Robert Steiner

Robert Steiner played Frollo in 2002.

Robert Steiner was born April 28, 1967 in Rome. in 1977 he moved to Canada. he won a Public speaking contest in 1997 and became a mascot for the Italian-Canadian Community . In 1980 he moved to Toronto to begin his career. he worked a A TV Host. In 1989 he went to University of Toronto. While in school he rediscover his love of theater. He appered in Anything Goes and Oklahoma and The Music Man. He returned to Italy and began studying classical siging. He was casted in Il Paese dei Campanelli. He was in the stage show of Moulin Rouge in 2003. he has also done dubbing for Disney.

Vincenzo Nizzardo as Frollo
Vincenzo Nizzardo as Frollo

Vincenzo Nizzardo

Vincenzo Nizzardo played Frollo in the 10th anniversary Tour Cast.

Vincenzo Nizzardo was born September 9 1987. he graduate from a Dental institute but his passion was for Singing and he went a conservatory. Since 2001 he has participated in a Summer Tour of Calabria Mia . I He has also participated in many competitions.

Marco Manca as Frollo
Marco Manca as Frollo

Marco Manca

Marco Manca played Frollo in the 10th anniversary Tour Cast.

Marco Manca was born April 24 1983 in Portoferraio, Elba Island.He went to two Dramatic Art Academies and study Opera. He has worked in musical theatre, radio, voice over work TV and cinema

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Spanish

Enrique Sequero
Enrique Sequero

Enrique Sequero

Enrique Sequero play Frollo in the Original Spanish Cast.

Enrique Sequero was December 31 1969.

Sequero has performed in Jesus Crist SuperStar, Annie, Jekyll & Hyde, Peter Pan, Grease, and Shrek. He has also worked on Televsio.

Korean

Seo Beom-seok  as Frollo
Seo Beom-seok as Frollo

Seo Beom-Seok

Seo Beom-Seok played Frollo in the Korean Cast of Notre Dame de Paris.

Seo Beom-Seok was born August 17, 1970. He has been in Jekyll and Hyde, Musical Mozart, Mid-Summer, The Three Musketeers, Singing in the Rain, Mr. Mouse, Line 1, Empress, and Thank you Honey.

GimSeonggi as Frollo
GimSeonggi as Frollo

Gim Seong-Gi

Gim Seonggi played Frollo in the Korean version of Notre Dame de Paris.

Gim Seonggi was Born October 12 1962. He has been Miss Saigon, Jekyll and Hyde, Don Quixote, Empress, Faust, Violations of Town, The Sound of Music, and Dracula.

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Russian

Alexander Marakulin as Frollo
Alexander Marakulin as Frollo

Alexander Marakulin

Alexander Marakulin played Frollo in the Russian cast of Notre Dame de Paris.

Alexander Marakulin was born March 24 1973 in Samara. He went to Samara Institute of Arts and Culture. he has been in Godspell" "The Marriage of Figaro", You are allowed to beat," Musketeer, T "Great Illusion," "100 years of cabaret," and "Man of La Mancha" to name a few. he has also worked in TV and Films.

Igor Balalaev as Frollo
Igor Balalaev as Frollo

Igor Balalaev

Igor Balalaev played Frollo in the Russian cast of Notre Dame de Paris.

Igor Balalaev was born December 10 1969 Omsk. He has been in Romeo and Juliet, Cats, The Scarlet Sails, the Count of Monte Cristo and The Hidden and wrapper.

Alexander Golubev  as Frollo
Alexander Golubev as Frollo

Alexander Golubev

Alexander Golubev played Frollo in the Russian production of Notre Dame de Paris.

Alexander Golubev was born July 2 1967 in Moscow. He work for The Operetta Theater. In was the Honored Artist of Russian in 2008. He has worked in movies as well as musicals.

He was the featured Frollo in the Russian Music video was Belle.

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Las Vegas

Francis Ruivivar
Francis Ruivivar

Francis Ruivivar

Francis Ruivivar played Frollo in the A Cast of Las Vegas Version of Notre Dame de Paris.

Francis has starred on Broadway in Miss Saigon, becoming the first Asian-American to portray the Engineer (replacing Jonathan Pryce). He originated the roll of Lord Toranaga in Shogun The Musical for which he received a Theatre World Award. Most recently he created the opera-singing Lieutenant Torasso in the Tony Award winning Passion. Other Broadway credits: Chess (original cast) and Starlight Express. He has performed with the Baltimore and Oklahoma City Symphonies in An Evening of Lloyd Webber and excerpts from The Phantom of the Opera with the Honolulu Symphony. National tours consist of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber co-starring with Sarah Brightman, CATS as Old Deuteronomy and The Wizard of Oz as the Cowardly Lion. He was featured in concert in Anyone Can Whistle and Chess both at Carnegie Hall. Film and Television: Murphy Brown, Pointman (Movie of the Week), Passion (American Playhouse). He also appeared in The King and I (King), Forum (Pseudolous), and Evita (Che).

Eric T Hart
Eric T Hart

Eric T Hart

Eric T Hart play Frollo in the B cast of The Las Vegas cast of Notre Dame de Paris.

Eric T Hart was in the Broadway hit "The Scarlet Pimpernel" as Coupeau and the menacing Chauvelin. He also played Inspector Javert in "Les Miserables." Mr. Hart also played Townsend Griffith on Another World.

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Belgium

Wim Van Den Driessche as Frollo
Wim Van Den Driessche as Frollo

Wim Van Den Driessche

Wim Van Den Driessche played Frollo in the Belgium Cast.

Wim Van Den Driessche was born July 20 1969 In Eeklo. He studied at the Royal Conservatory in Ghent and obtained his degree at the Department of Theatre in 1990. He has beem in The Sound of Music, Sacco and Vanzett Spider / Stride of Jeckyll and Hyde, Miss Saigon Elizabeth , Laurens Rex , Rocky Over The Rainbow, She Loves Me, You Ignore The Truth, Van de Walle at The White Horse, The Jungle Book and Les Miserables. He has also been on Television.

Asian Tour 2011-2012

Robert Marien as Frollo in the Asian Tour Cast
Robert Marien as Frollo in the Asian Tour Cast

Robert Marien

Robert Marien played Frollo in the Asian Tour of Notre Dame de Paris. He is also played Frollo in Canadian Cast, the 2004 French Cast and the World Tour Cast.

Robert Marien was born in May 5 1956 and is a Québécois. He is an actor, singer, and songwriter who has performed in the musical Les Misérables in Montreal, Paris, New York and London. He has also appeared in numerous films.

"World Tour" 2012-2013

Robert Marien as Frollo in the World Tour Cast
Robert Marien as Frollo in the World Tour Cast

Robert Marien

Robert Marien played Frollo in the World Tour of Notre Dame de Paris. He is also played Frollo in Canadian Cast, the 2004 French Cast and the Asian Tour Cast.

Robert Marien was born in May 5 1956 and is a Québécois. He is an actor, singer, and songwriter who has performed in the musical Les Misérables in Montreal, Paris, New York and London. He has also appeared in numerous films.

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