Iain Armitage is one of the most popular child actors working today, with starring roles in hit TV shows like Young Sheldon and Big Little Lies.
But did you know that his parents are also successful performers in their own right?
GhLinks will take a closer look at the lives and careers of Iain Armitage’s parents, Euan Morton and Lee Armitage, and how they have supported their son’s acting journey.
Who are Iain Armitage parents?
Iain Armitage was born on July 15, 2008 to Euan Morton and Lee Armitage.
He is the grandson of former United States Deputy Secretary of State, Richard Lee Armitage by his daughter Lee.
Euan Morton: Who is Iain Armitage father?
Euan Morton is a Scottish actor and singer who has starred in numerous Broadway musicals, including Taboo, Hamilton, and Evita.
He has also won several awards for his work, including a Tony Award and a Laurence Olivier Award.
Morton who was born on 13th August,1977, grew up in Falkirk, Scotland
He made his Broadway debut in 2001 in the musical Silent Treatment. In 2004, he won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance in Taboo.
Morton is a versatile actor who has appeared in a variety of roles, from dramatic to comedic.
He is also a talented singer and has released several solo albums.
On 12 July 2017, Euan’s son Iain Armitage announced via Facebook video on his Facebook page that his father would be taking over the role of King George in Hamilton on Broadway.
He has been playing the role since 28 July 2017.
He had his last performance on September 10, 2023
Lee Armitage: Who is Iain Armitage mother?
Lee Armitage is a former stage producer and actress who has worked on a number of Broadway productions.
Armitage grew up in Arlington, Virginia, and began her career as an actress.
She appeared in several off-Broadway productions before making her Broadway debut in 2001 in the musical Silent Treatment.
In recent years, Armitage has focused on producing theater.
She has produced several Broadway shows, including Taboo, Hamilton, and Evita.
She has also won several awards for her work, including a Tony Award.
Euan Morton and Lee Armitage relationship
Euan Morton, the father of Iain Armitage, has been married to producer Lee Armitage, daughter of former US Deputy Secretary of State Richard L. Armitage, since 2004.
Their son Iain is currently starring as the title character in the hit TV show Young Sheldon.
Morton and his family maintain homes in Manhattan and Arlington, Virginia.