Henry Farnam grew up in New York and Connecticut. He began performing professionally at 12 years of age, in musical theater productions in and around New York. He got his first professional leading adult role when he was just 18, with the full-scale staging of "Hello Dolly!" by the Rochester Philharmonic. He studied voice at the Eastman School of Music and then moved to New York City to study with the Metropolitan Opera Maestro John Mace, who worked with Henry to expand his voice to a 3 ½ octave range that would allow him to do classic and modern Broadway, Rock, Pop and even Big Band.
Henry worked extensively while in New York doing live theater, National/International Tours and Regional Theater. He performed such roles as: Jesus ("Godspell"), Greg ("A Chorus Line"), The Baker ("Into the Woods"), Snowboy ("West Side Story"), Will Parker ("Oklahoma"), Petruchio ("The Taming of the Shrew"), Charlie Dalrymple ("Bridgadoon"), and Bobby Van Huesen in both "The Boyfriend" and it's sequel "Divorce Me Darling" (U.S. Premiere Cast).
While performing in New York, Henry was signed to One World Artists as a recording artist and recorded his first solo CD, entitled "Fantasy Dream Lover". He then was cast in the leading/title role in the Premiere Cast Recording of "Vladimir: The Dracula Musical".
Henry left New York and his record label (amicably) to relocate to Los Angeles to record two more CD Releases and to move into Film and Television as an actor. Soon after arriving in Los Angeles, he was living out a childhood dream of dancing with an MGM star, when he danced on film with Debbie Reynolds in "These Old Broads". He then began work on his next solo CD Release: "Fall Over You", an Adult Contemporary Pop CD, featuring Henry's signature romantic pop power ballads. Reviews for the CD release and the live concerts called Henry "the voice that will melt hearts and inspire souls" and "the beauty of a George Michael, the power of a Celine Dion and the stage presence of a Ricky Martin". He was featured in a number of publications (including articles in Soap Opera Digest and on the NBC Website, because of his on-stage duet with McKenzie Westmore, star of NBC's Passions and now international country recording artist). Henry's next musical project was a labor of love: two recordings featuring the music that he grew up on, music originally performed by the artists he credits as being his musical inspirations. The first was called "The Best Is Yet to Come" and the second was called "Tribute". Henry recording career is still focused on the Adult Contemporary Pop market, but he loves to mix in the standards and classics as well as Broadway when he can.
On the film and television front, Henry has had roles on Judging Amy, Star Trek: Enterprise, Jack & Bobby, Crossing Jordan and others. He has fallen into some stunt work and stunt driving ("Devil's Rejects", "Fielder's Choice", "Mr. & Mrs. Smith", "Miss Congeniality 2").
Currently, Henry is in pre-production on a sitcom he created based on his life in music, in Los Angeles and in his personal relationships and friendships, featuring several very colorful characters based on people that have been part of his life in Los Angeles. It is being called "the next Will & Grace" and "Will & Grace meets Three's Company". A reality show following the creation of the new sitcom as well as a new solo Pop/Rock CD release are in production as well, to coincide with the development of the new sitcom.
Henry is also actively working on a new Broadway-bound Rock Musical that he wrote and is starring in, including post-production of the full cast recording of the show and companion DVD.