Brother of Anthony Rapp. Anthony starred in Adam's one-man show.
Mother died in 1997.
Plays the guitar in a band called Less.
Is also a novelist and a playwright. His brother is also an author. Anthony's debut book "Without You", a memoir, includes his experience of losing his mother to cancer at the same time he was appearing in the biggest stage hit of his career, came out in early 2006.
Grew up in Joliet, Illinois.
His play, "Red Light Winter," at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 2005 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work.
Nominated for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "Red Light Winter".
His play, "Red Light Winter" at the Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2012 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Play Production.
He has German, English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.
Distant cousin of Jesse Tyler Ferguson. Both men descend from the same English Baldwin family.