Gregory Diaz IV

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Born (2005-05-02) May 2, 2005 (age 18)
Manhattan, NY
Alma materProfessional Performing Arts School
  • Actor
  • Singer
  • Dancer
Years active2015-present
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
RelativesChase (Brother)

Gregory Diaz IV (born 2 May 2005) is an American actor, singer and dancer.

Early life and education

Diaz was born in Manhattan, NY and is of Puerto Rican descent. He attended Professional Performing Arts High School for one semester before transferring to online schooling. He will start his Sophomore year of High School at Dwight Global Online in 2020. He has a younger Brother name Chase.


Starting in 2015, Diaz was cast as Obnoxious Kid #1 in Carrie Pilby.

In 2016, Diaz joined the revival and first all kid professional cast of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown as Schroeder at the York Theater.[1]

After being cast as Schroeder, Diaz went on to join the closing cast Broadway production of Matilda the Musical as a Bruce swing.

Early 2017, Diaz is cast as Tommy in the last US tour production of Matilda the Musical.

Diaz played the role of boy in January 2018 in the production of Zurich [2] at NYTW, and earned a nomination for Outstanding ensemble at the New York Innovative Theatre Awards - Home.[3]

In March 2018, Diaz appeared in the popular Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt as Quentin.

Diaz is cast as lead role Pedro in May 2018 in the production of Pedro Pan at the Acorn theatre. He was recognized for his stage work, earning a NYMF Performance award.[4]

In June 2018, it was announced that Diaz had been cast as Luis Acosta in Director and Emmy winner Oz Rodriguez's comedy film Vampires vs. the Bronx.[5]

In December 2019, Diaz made a guest star appearance in NBC's series New Amsterdam.

Diaz can be seen starring in the highly anticipated Warner Bros. feature musical In the Heights.[6] Directed by Jon Chu Crazy Rich Asians, the film is based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical of the same name, and includes lyrics from Emmy, Tony and Grammy award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda. Set for a theatrical release on 18 June 2021.[7][8][9]


Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
2015 Carrie Pilby Obnoxious Kid #1 Released: March 31, 2017
2018 Vampires vs. the Bronx Luis Acosta Post-production
2018 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Quentin Episode: "Kimmy and the Beest!"

Episode: "Kimmy Meets an Old Friend!"

2020 New Amsterdam Cephas Fernandez Episode: "Sabbath"
2021 In the Heights Sonny Post-production


Year Production Role Location Category
2016 You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Schroeder York Theater Off Broadway
2016 Matilda the Musical Bruce Swing Shubert Theatre Broadway
2017 Matilda US Acrobat Tour Tommy Various National Tour
2018 Zurich Boy NYTW Off Broadway
2018 Pedro Pan Pedro Acorn Theatre Off Broadway
2019 The Bitter Sweets Aaron Acorn Theatre Off Broadway

Awards and nominations

Year Nominated work Award Category Result Ref.
2018 Zurich NYITA Outstanding Ensemble Nominated [3]
2018 Pedro Pan NYMF Performance award Won [4]

In the media



  1. "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Opens at the York Theatre Company | TheaterMania". Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  2. Brantley, Ben (2018-05-04). "Review: In the Hotel in 'Zürich,' Room Service Comes With a Bang". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "2018 It Awards Nominees - News from the IT Awards". Retrieved 2020-04-23.
  4. 4.0 4.1 McPhee, Ryan (2018-08-06). "New York Musical Festival Names 2018 Award for Excellence Winners". Playbill. Retrieved 2020-04-23.
  5. D'Alessandro, Anthony; D'Alessandro, Anthony (2018-08-14). "Broadway Video Sets Cast For 'Vampires Vs. The Bronx' From 'Saturday Night Live's Oz Rodriguez". Deadline. Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  6. Evans, Amanda N'Duka,Greg; N'Duka, Amanda; Evans, Greg (2019-04-15). "Jimmy Smits Joins Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In The Heights' Film; Olga Merediz, Gregory Diaz Also Cast". Deadline. Retrieved 2020-04-23.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  7. D'Alessandro, Anthony; D'Alessandro, Anthony (2020-04-21). "'In The Heights' Dances Into Summer 2021". Deadline. Retrieved 2020-04-23.
  8. "Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights Delayed by a Full Year Due to Coronavirus Pandemic". Retrieved 2020-04-23.
  9. Rubin, Rebecca; Rubin, Rebecca (2020-04-21). "Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In the Heights' Sets New Release Date for Summer 2021". Variety. Retrieved 2020-04-23.

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