Asher Monroe Book
September 18, 1988 (age 26)
Arlington, Virginia, U.S.
Dancer, actor, singer
Born in Arlington, Virginia in 1988, Asher started working professionally when he was seven years old. His first big break was at the age of seven when he landed the role of tiny teacup Chip in the national tour of the Broadway production of “Beauty and the Beast.” He continued working on show after show, which led him to New York City, where he attended the Professional Performing Arts School in New York from 2000 to 2002, before moving to Los Angeles. He has an older brother and an older sister, and is an uncle to four.
At age seven, Book was chosen from an open casting call to portray tiny teacup Chip in the national tour of Beauty and the Beast, followed by the lead role in a production of Oliver. In 2004, he appeared in the television movie Pop Rocks and the film Come Away Home. This was followed by guest roles on Zoey 101, Medium and Close to Home. In 2009, Monroe portrayed Marco, an aspiring singer, in the MGM and Lakeshore feature film Fame, a remake of the 1980 musical film of the same name. In 2010, Book had a recurring role as Steve in the NBC television series Parenthood. The same year in August 2010 he booked a role on the hit show The Mentalist.
- Asher Book on Wikipedia
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