Tony-Nominated Actors

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1. Tony Shalhoub

Actor | Monk

Anthony Marcus Shalhoub was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin. His father, Joseph Shalhoub, who owned a grocery chain, emigrated from Lebanon to the United States as an orphan at age ten, later marrying Shalhoub's mother, Helen (Seroogy), who herself was born in Wisconsin, to Lebanese parents...

The Band's Visit, Act One, Golden Boy, Conversations with My Father

2. Ben Platt

Actor | Pitch Perfect

Ben Platt was born on September 24, 1993 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Benjamin Schiff Platt. He is an actor, known for Pitch Perfect (2012), Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016).

Dear Evan Hansen

3. Christian Borle

Actor | The Bounty Hunter

Christian Borle was born on October 1, 1973 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for The Bounty Hunter (2010), Legally Blonde: The Musical (2007) and Blackhat (2015). He was previously married to Sutton Foster.

Falsettos, Something Rotten, Peter and the Starcatcher, Legally Blonde

4. Andy Karl

Actor | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Andy Karl is an Olivier Award winning American stage, TV, and film actor. He moved to New York City at a young age to pursue acting. On television, Karl is perhaps most well-known for his role as Sgt. Mike Dodds in Season 17 of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

Karl's wide variety of ...

Groundhog's Day, On the Twentieth Century, Rocky

5. David Hyde Pierce

Actor | Frasier

David Hyde Pierce was born on 3 April 1959 in Saratoga Springs, New York, USA. He is the youngest child of George and Laura Pierce (both deceased) and has two older sisters (Barbara and Nancy) and an older brother (Thomas). As a child, he was very interested in music (particularly piano) and ...

Hello Dolly, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Curtains

6. Josh Groban

Soundtrack | Troy

Josh Groban was born on February 27, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joshua Winslow Groban.

Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

7. Leslie Odom Jr.

Actor | Murder on the Orient Express

Born in New York. Grew up in Philadelphia with his parents and little sister. Attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Graduated and moved to Los Angeles in the summer of 2003.

Hamilton

8. Danny Burstein

Actor | Blackhat

MFA in Acting from University of California San Diego (UCSD). Several roles on Broadway including: The Boys From Syracuse, Du Barry Was a Lady, Company, The Flowering Peach & Three Men on a Horse.

Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Golden Boy, Follies, South Pacific, The Drowsy Chaperone

9. Lin-Manuel Miranda

Soundtrack | Mary Poppins Returns

Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of "In the Heights" his sophomore year at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Off-Broadway, "In The Heights" received nine Drama Desk nominations, including best music, best lyrics, and it won the award for outstanding ensemble performance; received ...

Hamilton, In the Heights

10. Zachary Levi

Actor | Chuck

The middle child between two sisters, Zachary Levi was born as Zachary Levi Pugh, on September 29, 1980, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Susan (Hoctor) and Darrell Pugh. He uses his middle name as his stage surname, because his birth name, "Pugh", which is of Welsh origin, sounds too much like "Pew"...

She Loves Me

11. Michael Cerveris

Actor | Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant

Michael Cerveris was born on November 6, 1960 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. He is an actor, known for Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009), The Mexican (2001) and Fame (1982).

Fun Home, Evita, Lovemusik, Sweeney Todd, Assassins, The Who's Tommy

12. Brian d'Arcy James

Actor | Spotlight

Brian d'Arcy James was born on June 29, 1968 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA. He is an actor, known for Spotlight (2015), Shrek the Musical (2013) and Friends with Kids (2011).

Something Rotten, Shrek the Musical, Sweet Smell of Success

13. Ken Watanabe

Actor | The Last Samurai

Ken Watanabe was born on October 21, 1959 in Uonuma, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Both of his parents were teachers: his mother taught general education and his dad taught calligraphy. He became interested in acting at the age of 24, when a director of England's National Theatre Company, where he was...

The King and I

14. Neil Patrick Harris

Actor | How I Met Your Mother

Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973. His parents, Sheila Gail (Scott) and Ronald Gene Harris, were lawyers and ran a restaurant. He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, a small town 120 miles south of Albuquerque, where he first took up acting in the fourth grade. ...

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

15. Jefferson Mays

Actor | Inherent Vice

A Connecticut native, L. Jefferson Mays studied at Yale College and trained in the Graduate Drama Program at the University of California - San Diego where he appeared in numerous La Jolla Playhouse productions. A two-time Obie Award winner, Mr. Mays has worked extensively with director Des McAnuff...

Oslo, I Am My Own Wife, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

16. Bryce Pinkham

Actor | Mercy Street

Bryce Pinkham is an American stage and screen actor. His upcoming film and television appearances include a series regular role in the second season of Mercy Street as well as performances in the Robert DeNiro comedy, The Comedian, and Baz Lurman's Netflix Drama The Get Down. Previously, he has ...

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

17. Ramin Karimloo

Actor | The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall

Born on 19 September 1978 in Tehran, Iran, Ramin Karimloo is an Iranian-Canadian singer and actor, best known for his work in musicals. When he was two months old, his parents were forced to flee Iran because of the Islamic Revolution. After spending two years in Italy, the family moved to ...

Les Miserables

18. Billy Porter

Actor | The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy

Before embarking on a career as a mainstream pop vocalist, Billy Porter built a substantial reputation as a theatrical singer in Broadway productions such as Grease and Smokey Joe's Cafe. He made his initial impact by placing 'Love Is On The Way' on the soundtrack to the film First Wives' Club, in ...

Kinky Boots

19. Joshua Henry

Actor | Sex and the City

Joshua Henry was most recently seen on Broadway as the iconic 'Billy Bigelow' in the revival of CAROUSEL produced by Scott Rudin and directed by Jack O'Brien, for which he received a coveted third Tony nomination and first Grammy nom. Joshua is also know for his star turn as 'Aaron Burr' in the ...

Violet, Carousel, The Scottsboro Boys

20. Harry Hadden-Paton

Actor | Downton Abbey

Harry Hadden-Paton was born in 1981 in the UK. He is an actor and writer, known for Downton Abbey (2010), About Time (2013) and La Vie en Rose (2007). He has been married to Rebecca Night since May 2010. They have one child.

My Fair Lady

21. Ethan Slater

Actor | Fosse/Verdon

Ethan Slater is an actor and writer, known for Fosse/Verdon (2019), Murphy Brown (1988) and Evol (2016). He has been married to Lilly Jay since November 11, 2018.

SpongeBob SquarePants

22. Alex Brightman

Writer | Untitled Alex Brightman/Jeffrey Seller/NBC Project

Alex Brightman was born on February 5, 1987 in Santa Clara, California, USA as Alexander Michael Brightman. He is an actor and writer, known for Untitled Alex Brightman/Jeffrey Seller/NBC Project, Red Hook (2009) and Royal Pains (2009).

Beetlejuice, School of Rock

23. Robbie Fairchild

Actor | An American in Paris: The Musical

Robbie Fairchild is an actor and producer, known for An American in Paris: The Musical (2018), Cats (2019) and Mixtape (2019).

An American in Paris

24. Rob McClure

Actor | Recursion

Rob McClure is an actor, known for Recursion (2014), Person of Interest (2011) and The Good Fight (2017).

Chaplin

25. Stark Sands

Actor | 11:14

Stark Sands grew up in Dallas, Texas, where he began acting on the stage at age 13 at Highland Park High School. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in acting from the University of Southern California. During his four years in the intense conservatory program, he appeared in more than a ...

Kinky Boots, Journey's End

26. Bertie Carvel

Actor | Les Misérables

Bertie Carvel was born in 1977 in London, England as Robert Carvel. He is an actor, known for Les Misérables (2012), Sherlock (2010) and The Crimson Petal and the White (2011). He has been married to Sally Scott since January 5, 2019.

Ink, Matilda the Musical

27. Santino Fontana

Actor | Frozen

Santino Fontana was born on March 21, 1982 in Stockton, California, USA as Santino Anthony Fontana. He is an actor, known for Frozen (2013), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015) and Sisters (2015). He has been married to Jessica Hershberg since September 5, 2015.

Tootsie, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

28. Steve Kazee

Soundtrack | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Steve Kazee was born on October 30, 1975 in Ashland, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor, known for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012), Legends (2014) and Shameless (2011).

Once

29. Jeremy Jordan

Actor | The Last Five Years

Jeremy Michael Jordan was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is most well-known for his television roles in Supergirl (2015) and Smash (2012).

Jeremy graduated in 2007 with a degree in Musical Theatre from Ithaca College. Soon after, he landed his first Broadway role in "Rock of Ages." In ...

Newsies

30. Norm Lewis

Actor | Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary

Norm Lewis was born on June 2, 1963 in Eatonville, Florida, USA. He is an actor, known for Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary (2010), Sex and the City 2 (2010) and Stand by Me (1986).

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

31. Norbert Leo Butz

Actor | Dan in Real Life

Norbert Leo Butz was born on January 30, 1967, in St. Louis, MO, the seventh child of Elaine and Norbert A. Butz. He has German, French, and Irish ancestry. Norbert went to audition for the Alabama Shakespeare festival in 1993 without using his middle name, but because people kept getting him ...

Catch Me If You Can, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, My Fair Lady, Thou Shalt Not

32. Josh Gad

Actor | Frozen

Josh Gad was born on February 23, 1981 in Hollywood, Florida, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Frozen (2013), Pixels (2015) and Beauty and the Beast (2017). He has been married to Ida Darvish since May 10, 2008. They have two children.

The Book of Mormon

33. Andrew Rannells

Actor | A Simple Favor

Andrew Rannells was born on August 23, 1978 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Andrew Scott Rannells. He is an actor, known for A Simple Favor (2018), The Intern (2015) and Bachelorette (2012).

The Book of Mormon

34. Douglas Hodge

Actor | Red Sparrow

Douglas Hodge is a five times Olivier-nominated actor/director, who has worked extensively in film and on television. He is an acclaimed classical actor working at the National Theatre, the RSC, Shakespeare's Globe, the Royal Court Theatre and in the West End and on Broadway where he has won the ...

La Cage Aux Folles

35. Sahr Ngaujah

Actor | The Signal

Sahr Ngaujah is an actor, known for The Signal (2007), Last Resort (2012) and Money Monster (2016).

Fela

36. Kelsey Grammer

Actor | Cheers

A six-time Emmy Award winner, Kelsey Grammer was born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, to Sally (Cranmer), a singer, and Frank Allen Grammer, Jr., a musician and restaurateur. He was raised in New Jersey and Florida. Grammer was drawn to the works of William Shakespeare and spent two years at ...

La Cage Aux Folles

37. Chad Kimball

Actor | Wallflowers

Chad Kimball originated the role of Huey Calhoun in the Tony Award winning Broadway Musical "Memphis" (The Shubert), earning him a Tony Nomination for Best Leading Actor in a Musical as well as nominations for the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Actor. He donned the guise of ...

Memphis

38. Sean Hayes

Actor | Will & Grace

Sean Patrick Hayes was born and raised in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. His father, Ronald, a lithographer, left the family when Sean was a young child. His mother, Mary, works at a food bank, and raised Sean and his four siblings on her own. Sean supported himself as a classical ...

Promises Promises

39. Kiril Kulish

Actor | Crossing

Kiril's parents, Raisa Kulish and Phil Axelrod, emigrated from Ukraine in 1989 and settled near San Diego, where Kiril was born five years later. His mother is a concert pianist, and taught him to play. A big fan of sports and physical activity, Kiril also began dancing at a young age, ...

Billy Elliot

40. Gavin Creel

Soundtrack | Submissions Only

Gavin Creel was born on April 18, 1976 in Findlay, Ohio, USA. He is an actor, known for Submissions Only (2010), The Wonderful World of Disney (1995) and She Loves Me (2016).

Hello Dolly, Hair, Thoroughly Modern Millie

41. Constantine Maroulis

Actor | Rock of Ages

Constantine Maroulis was born on September 17, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Constantine James Maroulis. He is an actor, known for Rock of Ages (2012), Psychosis and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987).

Rock of Ages

42. Tom Wopat

Actor | The Dukes of Hazzard

He'll forever be remembered as strapping, good ol' boy Luke Duke, the virile, blue-eyed, dark-haired, plaid-shirted rascal (equally good-looking John Schneider was the strapping, plaid-shirted blond cousin) on the rough-and-tumble bucolic 80s series The Dukes of Hazzard (1979). Where others may ...

Annie Get Your Gun, A Catered Affair

43. Daniel Evans

Actor | Les Misérables

Daniel Evans was born on July 31, 1973 in Wales as Daniel Gwyn Evans. He is an actor, known for Les Misérables (2012), The Ramen Girl (2008) and Doctor Who (2005).

Sunday in the Park with George

44. Raúl Esparza

Actor | Find Me Guilty

Raúl Esparza was born on October 24, 1970 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA as Raúl Eduardo Esparza. He is an actor, known for Find Me Guilty (2006), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and My Soul to Take (2010). He was previously married to Michelle Marie Perez.

Speed-the-Plow, The Homecoming, Company, Taboo

45. Gavin Lee

Actor | The Phantom of the Opera

Gavin Lee was born on October 15, 1971 in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England. He is an actor, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), White Collar (2009) and Beyond the Sea (2004).

SpongeBob SquarePants, Mary Poppins

46. Jonathan Groff

Actor | Frozen

Jonathan Groff was born on March 26, 1985 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA as Jonathan Drew Groff. He is an actor, known for Frozen (2013), Mindhunter (2017) and Looking (2014).

Hamilton, Spring Awakening

47. John Lloyd Young

Actor | Jersey Boys

John Lloyd Young was born on July 4, 1975 in the USA. He is an actor, known for Jersey Boys (2014), Glee (2009) and Law & Order (1990).

Jersey Boys

48. Bob Martin

Actor | Slings and Arrows

Bob Martin is an actor and writer, known for Slings and Arrows (2003), Michael: Every Day (2011) and The Industry (1998). He has been married to Janet van de Graaf since 1998.

The Drowsy Chaperone

49. Harry Connick Jr.

Actor | The Iron Giant

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the son of Anita Frances (Levy), a lawyer and judge, and Harry Connick, Sr. (Joseph Harry Fowler Connick), who served as District Attorney of New Orleans from 1973 to 2003. His father is of Irish, English, and German ...

The Pajama Game

50. Stephen Lynch

Actor | The Survivalist

Stephen Lynch was born on July 28, 1971 in Abington, Pennsylvania, USA as Stephen Andrew Lynch. He has been married to Erin Dwight since September 6, 2003.

The Wedding Singer

51. John Lithgow

Actor | 3rd Rock from the Sun

If "born to the theater" has meaning in determining a person's life path, then John Lithgow is a prime example of this truth. He was born in Rochester, New York, to Sarah Jane (Price), an actress, and Arthur Washington Lithgow III, who was both a theatrical producer and director. John's father was ...

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, M. Butterfly, The Columnist, Sweet Smell of Success, Requiem for a Heavyweight, The Changing Room

52. Gary Beach

Actor | The Producers

Tony winner ("The Producers") and popular Broadway veteran Gary Beach is a native of Alexandria, Virginia and a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts. He and his partner, Jeff Barnett, live in New York City.

Beach received the 2001 Tony Award, as well as the Drama Desk and Outer Critics ...

La Cage aux Folles, The Producers, Beauty and the Beast

53. Hank Azaria

Actor | The Simpsons

Hank Azaria was born on April 25, 1964 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Henry Albert Azaria. He is an actor, known for The Simpsons (1989), Free Agents (2011) and The Birdcage (1996). He was previously married to Helen Hunt.

Spamalot

54. Tim Curry

Actor | Congo

Timothy James Curry was born on April 19, 1946 in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England. His mother, Maura Patricia (Langmead), was a school secretary, and his father, James Curry, was a Methodist Royal Navy chaplain. Curry studied Drama and English at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with ...

Spamalot, My Favorite Year, Amadeus

55. Hugh Jackman

Actor | Les Misérables

Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer and producer. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters. He is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film ...

The Boy From Oz

56. John Tartaglia

The Happytime Murders

John Tartaglia was born on February 16, 1978 in Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Happytime Murders (2018), Johnny and the Sprites (2005) and Shrek the Musical (2013).

Avenue Q

57. Alfred Molina

Actor | Spider-Man 2

Alfred Molina was born in 1953 in London, England. His mother, Giovanna (Bonelli), was an Italian-born cook and cleaner, and his father, Esteban Molina, was a Spanish-born waiter and chauffeur. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. His stage work includes two major Royal ...

Red, Fiddler On the Roof, Art

58. Hunter Foster

Actor | Bunheads

Hunter Foster was born on June 25, 1969 in Lumberton, North Carolina, USA as Robert Hunter Foster. He is an actor, known for Bunheads (2012), Submissions Only (2010) and O.T.P. (2014). He has been married to Jennifer Cody since 1998.

Little Shop of Horrors

59. Harvey Fierstein

Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire

Harvey Fierstein was born on June 6, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Torch Song Trilogy (1988) and Independence Day (1996).

Hairspray, Torch Song Trilogy

60. Malcolm Gets

Actor | Caroline in the City

Malcolm Gets was born in Chicago but lived in New Jersey until he was 5. Both of his parents are of English ancestry. His mother, Lispbeth, was a special educationist and his father, Terence, works as a college textbook representative for a Boston-based publisher and runs in many competitve ...

Amour

61. Brian Stokes Mitchell

Soundtrack | The Prince of Egypt

Brian Stokes Mitchell was born on October 31, 1957 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He is an actor, known for The Prince of Egypt (1998), Ghost Dad (1990) and Trapper John, M.D. (1979). He has been married to Allyson Tucker since September 3, 1994. They have one child.

Man of La Mancha, King Hedley II, Kiss Me Kate, Ragtime

62. Antonio Banderas

Actor | The Mask of Zorro

Antonio Banderas, one of Spain's most famous faces, was a soccer player until breaking his foot at the age of fourteen; he is now an international film star known for playing Zorro in the eponymous film series.

He was born José Antonio Domínguez Banderas on August 10, 1960, in Málaga, Andalusia, ...

Nine

63. John McMartin

Actor | Blow Out

John McMartin was born on August 21, 1929 in Warsaw, Indiana, USA as John Francis McMartin. He was an actor, known for Blow Out (1981), All the President's Men (1976) and No Reservations (2007). He was married to Cynthia Baer. He died on July 6, 2016 in New York City, New York, USA.

Into the Woods, High Society, Show Boat, Don Juan, Sweet Charity

64. Patrick Wilson

Actor | The Phantom of the Opera

Patrick Joseph Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, the son of Mary Kathryn (Burton), a voice teacher and professional singer, and John Franklin Wilson, a news anchor.

Wilson has a B.F.A. in Drama from Carnegie-Mellon University. His theater work has produced ...

The Full Monty, Oklahoma

65. John Cullum

Actor | Northern Exposure

John Cullum was born on March 2, 1930 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as John Curtis Cullum. He is an actor, known for Northern Exposure (1990), 1776 (1972) and Before We Go (2014). He has been married to Emily Frankel since May 5, 1959. They have one child.

Urinetown, 110 in the Shade, On the Twentieth Century, Shenandoah, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

66. Nathan Lane

Actor | The Producers

Nathan Lane was born on February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Joseph Lane. He is an actor, known for The Producers (2005), The Birdcage (1996) and The Lion King (1994). He has been married to Devlin Elliott since November 17, 2015.

The Producers, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Angels in America, The Front Page, The Nance, Guys and Dolls

67. Kevin Chamberlin

Actor | Road to Perdition

Kevin Chamberlin is one of the few Broadway actors who has been nominated for the Tony Award in three out of four acting categories. Best Actor in a Play (Dirty Blonde), Best Actor in a Musical (Seussical) and Best Featured Actor in a Musical (The Addams Family). He also received Drama Desk ...

Seussical, The Addams Family, Dirty Blonde

68. Matthew Broderick

Actor | The Producers

A slight comic actor chiefly known for his boyish charm, Matthew Broderick was born on March 21, 1962 in New York City, to Patricia Broderick (née Biow), a playwright and painter, and James Broderick, an actor. His father had Irish and English ancestry, and his mother was from a Jewish family (from...

The Producers, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Brighton Beach Memoirs

69. Christopher Walken

Actor | Hairspray

Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter (1978), and has been seen in mostly character roles, often ...

A Behanding in Spokane, James Joyce's The Dead

70. George Hearn

Actor | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

George Hearn was born on June 18, 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as George Clark Hearn Jr. He is an actor, known for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982), Sneakers (1992) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert (2001). He has been married to Leslie Arlene ...

Putting It Together, Sunset Boulevard, La Cage aux Folles, A Doll's Life, Watch on the Rhine

71. Craig Bierko

Actor | The Thirteenth Floor

Craig Bierko was born on August 18, 1964 in Rye Brook, New York, USA as Craig Philip Bierko. He is an actor, known for The Thirteenth Floor (1999), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) and Scary Movie 4 (2006).

The Music Man

72. Mandy Patinkin

Actor | Homeland

Mandy Patinkin was born Mandel Bruce Patinkin in Chicago, Illinois, to Doris "Doralee" (Sinton), a homemaker and cookbook writer, and Lester Patinkin, who operated two scrap metal plants. He is of Russian Jewish and Latvian Jewish descent. Growing up, he began singing in synagogue choirs at the age...

The Wild Party, Evita, Sunday in the Park with George

73. Martin Short

Actor | The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

Martin Short was born on March 26, 1950 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Martin Hayter Short. He is an actor and writer, known for The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006), Inherent Vice (2014) and ¡Three Amigos! (1986). He was previously married to Nancy Dolman.

Little Me, The Goodbye Girl

74. Alan Cumming

Actor | X2

Alan Cumming was born on January 27, 1965, in Aberfeldy, Scotland, to Mary (Darling), an insurance company secretary, and Alex Cumming. His family lived nearby in Dunkeld, where his father was a forester for Atholl Estate. The family (including his brother, Tom) moved to Fassfern near Fort William,...

Cabaret

75. Peter Friedman

Actor | Love & Other Drugs

Peter Friedman was born on April 24, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Love & Other Drugs (2010), Paycheck (2003) and Single White Female (1992). He was previously married to Joan Allen.

Ragtime

76. Douglas Sills

Actor | Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

Douglas Sills was born on July 5, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is an actor, known for Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005), The Closer (2005) and The Magical World of Disney (1954).

The Scarlet Pimpernel

77. James Naughton

Actor | The First Wives Club

James Naughton, a handsome charmer and solid, reliable player on film and TV, is best-known for his magnetic work on the musical stage. The two-time Tony award winner for his cynical, "Sam Spade"-like detective in "City of Angels" (1990) and slick, shyster lawyer/razzle dazzler "Billy Flynn" in the...

Chicago, City of Angels

78. Jim Dale

Actor | Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall

Jim Dale began his career as a stand-up comic. He sharpened his comedy skills during a stint in the army, where he organized and performed in camp shows. After his discharge he pursued a comedy career, and landed a job as the warm-up comic on a musical variety show. He did so well that the ...

The Threepenny Opera, Candide, Joe Egg, Barnum, Scapino

79. Robert Cuccioli

Director | Cliff Walk

Robert Cuccioli was born on May 3, 1958 in Hempstead, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Cliff Walk (1999), Celebrity (1998) and Impossible Monsters (2019). He has been married to Laila Robins since 2000.

Jekyll & Hyde

80. Daniel McDonald

Actor | Bound by Honor

Daniel McDonald was born and raised in New York the youngest of seven children. A life member of the Actors Studio, he has also studied with Paul Curtis of the American Mime Company, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and with Sanford Meisner on the island of Bequia, BWI. Daniel has been ...

Steel Pier

81. Savion Glover

Happy Feet

Savion Glover was born on November 19, 1973 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Happy Feet (2006), Sesame Street (1969) and Happy Feet Two (2011).

Bring In 'Da Noise Bring In 'Da Funk, Black and Blue

82. Adam Pascal

Actor | Rent

Adam Pascal was born on October 25, 1970 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Adam Jay Pascal. He is an actor, known for Rent (2005), School of Rock (2003) and SLC Punk! (1998). He has been married to Cybele Chivian since December 19, 1998. They have two children.

Rent

83. Lou Diamond Phillips

Actor | Courage Under Fire

Lou Diamond Phillips was born on February 17, 1962 in Subic Bay Naval Base, Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines as Lou Diamond Upchurch. He is an actor and director, known for Courage Under Fire (1996), The Big Hit (1998) and Young Guns (1988). He has been married to Yvonne Boismier Phillips since...

The King and I

84. Boyd Gaines

Actor | Heartbreak Ridge

Boyd Gaines was born on May 11, 1953 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Boyd Payne Gaines. He is an actor, known for Heartbreak Ridge (1986), Porky's (1981) and Funny Games (2007). He is married to Kathleen McNenny. They have one child.

Gypsy, Journey's End, Contact, She Loves Me, The Heidi Chronicles

85. Terrence Mann

Actor | Critters

Terrence Vaughn Mann was born to Charles and Helen Mann in Kentucky on July 1, 1951. Terry left Jacksonville University after two years there (1969-1971), and later graduated with honors from the North Carolina School for the Arts (1971-73, 1975-76). During his first summer in Paul Green's outdoor ...

Pippin, Beauty and the Beast, Les Miserables

86. Victor Garber

Actor | Argo

Victor Garber has been in some of the most memorable projects of the past four decades. Victor has recently appeared in The Slap (2015), The Flash (2014), Motive (2013) and Web Therapy (2011). He is currently staring in Greg Berlanti's new DC Comics Superhero series "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" for ...

Damn Yankees, Lend Me a Tenor, Little Me, Deathtrap

87. Jere Shea

Actor | City on a Hill

Jere Shea is a Tony Award nominated American actor and musician. Jere stars in the Ben Affleck and Matt Damon produced Showtime series City On A Hill (2019) with Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. He appears with Charlie Hunnam, Jack O'Connell and Jessica Barden in Max Winkler's film JUNGLELAND (2019). ...

Passion

88. Con O'Neill

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Con O'Neill was born in 1966 in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England. He is an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), The Tunnel (2013) and Life of Crime (2013).

Blood Brothers

89. Gregory Hines

Actor | Running Scared

Gregory Hines was born on February 14, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA as Gregory Oliver Hines. He was an actor, known for Running Scared (1986), History of the World: Part I (1981) and Waiting to Exhale (1995). He was married to Pamela Koslow and Patricia Panella. He died on August 9, 2003 in...

Jelly's Last Jam, Sophisticated Ladies, Comin' Uptown, Eubie

90. Harry Groener

Actor | A Cure for Wellness

Harry Groener was born on September 10, 1951 in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany. He is an actor, known for A Cure for Wellness (2016), Patch Adams (1998) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997). He has been married to Dawn Didawick since September 19, 1978.

Crazy For You, Cats, Oklahoma

91. Michael Rupert

Actor | Legally Blonde: The Musical

He was an adopted child, and he also has an adopted sister. Michael Rupert has received 3 Tony nominations for Sweet Charity ('86), The Happy Time ('68), and Falsettos ('92). He resides in New York City, and in addition to acting, he also writes, composes, and directs plays. He received the Drama ...

Falsettos, Sweet Charity, The Happy Time

92. Jonathan Pryce

Actor | Tomorrow Never Dies

From Holywell to Hollywood, Jonathan Pryce, CBE is a critically acclaimed and award winning actor from North Wales, internationally regarded as one of the greatest on both stage and screen. Renowned for his immense versatility and powerful presence he has transcended the industry, effortlessly ...

Miss Saigon, Comedians

93. Paul Hipp

Actor | Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Paul Hipp grew up in the Philadelphia area. He moved to New York at 17 to study acting with William Hickey and Mira Rostova. During these years Paul supported himself by playing guitar and singing on the streets of New York. He eventually landed gigs playing the legendary clubs of Greenwich Village...

Buddy

94. Topol

Actor | Fiddler on the Roof

Topol was born on September 9, 1935 in Tel Aviv, Palestine as Chaim Topol. He is an actor, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Flash Gordon (1980) and For Your Eyes Only (1981). He has been married to Galia Topol since October 23, 1956. They have three children.

Fiddler on the Roof

95. Keith Carradine

Actor | Nashville

It seems the second generation of acting Carradines -- David, Keith and Robert -- are proudly continuing the family tradition and begetting a third generation of talent. The dynasty began with veteran Hollywood patriarch John Carradine, the son of a surgeon and a correspondent for the Associated ...

Hands on a Hardbody, The Will Rogers Follies

96. Gregg Edelman

Actor | Spider-Man 2

Gregg Edelman was born on September 12, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Spider-Man 2 (2004), Little Children (2006) and The Proposal (2009). He was previously married to Carolee Carmello.

Into the Woods, 1776, Anna Karenina, City of Angels

97. Bob Gunton

Actor | The Shawshank Redemption

Bob Gunton was born on November 15, 1945 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Robert Patrick Gunton Jr. He is an actor, known for The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Daredevil (2015) and Mountain Top (2017). He has been married to Carey Pitts since August 26, 2006. He was previously married to Annie ...

Sweeney Todd, Evita

98. Jason Alexander

Actor | Seinfeld

Jason Greenspan adopted the stage name Jason Alexander while still in high school in New Jersey. He was soon appearing in Broadway plays and movies, then in the hit TV series, Seinfeld (1989), from 1990 to 1998. Alexander also directs and produces films.

Jerome Robbins' Broadway

99. Brian Lane Green

Actor | All My Children

Brian Lane Green is a Tony Award nominated actor for the Broadway musical "Starmites" and has appeared on Broadway in Cy Coleman's "The Life" and as Huck Finn in "Big River." He has also toured nationally and internationally in major marquee roles including "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor ...

Starmites

100. Michael Crawford

Actor | Hello, Dolly!

Michael Crawford was born on January 19, 1942 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England as Michael Patrick Dumbell-Smith. He is an actor, known for Hello, Dolly! (1969), The Knack... and How to Get It (1965) and Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973). He was previously married to Gabrielle Lewis.

The Phantom of the Opera



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