Levi Kreis is an actor and recording artist from Oliver Springs, Tennessee. He first came to national recognition in 2004 as a singer/songwriter appearing on NBC's The Apprentice. He has released six albums to date, with music featured on the season-two finale of The Vampire Diaries, Sons of Anarchy, The Apprentice, Mob Wives, So You Think You Can Dance, Days of Our Lives, Young & The Restless, and several independent films.
As an actor, Levi first appeared as Roger in the national tour of Rent, quickly moving to film with a leading role in the award-winning independent film Don't Let Go. He then appeared as Matthew McConaughey's brother in Bill Paxton's directorial debut, Frailty. His recent stage success has garnered a 2010 Tony Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, and a Drama League nomination for originating the role of Jerry Lee Lewis in Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet. Other stage credits include Broadway's 2014 four-time Tony-nominated musical revival Violet, One Red Flower, and Smokey Joe's Cafe.
In 2015, Levi wrapped shooting the film "The Divide", with Perry King, and is slated to star in Del Shore's Sordid Lives sequel, A Very Sordid Wedding, and the film The Storyteller, in 2016.
Levi is best known by the LGBT community as being one of the pioneers of the modern OutMusic Movement, infusing songs that speak to our experience as gay men and bringing them to mainstream awareness.