[10], In 2007, Fierstein wrote the book to the musical A Catered Affair in which he also starred. Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award, Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical, Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Harvey_Fierstein&oldid=983004644, 20th-century American dramatists and playwrights, Jewish American dramatists and playwrights, 21st-century American dramatists and playwrights, Internet Off-Broadway Database person ID same as Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Episode: "In the Shadow of Love: A Teen AIDS Story", Voice role (Episode: "Hercules and the Bacchanal"), Voice role (Episode: "Alice and the Mystery of the Third Planet"), Episode: "Harvey Fierstein & Kim Zolciak", Voice role (Episode: "Stewie Is Enceinte"), Television special (also teleplay writer), Voice role (Episode: "Commence Fracking"), Episode: "Jane Curtin & Harvey Fierstein". [18] Additional credits include Miami Vice, Murder, She Wrote, the Showtime television movie Common Ground (which he also wrote), and Cheers, which earned him an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Fierstein was born to Eastern European Jewish immigrants[3] in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Jacqueline Harriet (née Gilbert), a school librarian, and Irving Fierstein, a handkerchief manufacturer. [5], Fierstein occasionally writes columns about gay issues. He also gave the voice-over for Lily in the "Last Cigarette Ever" episode of How I Met Your Mother when she gets a sore throat due to smoking. Prior to puberty, Fierstein was a soprano in a professional boys' choir. [9], Fierstein also wrote the book for La Cage aux Folles (1983), winning another Tony Award, this time for Best Book of a Musical, and a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Book. [8], The gravel-voiced actor is best known for the play and film Torch Song Trilogy, which he wrote and starred in both Off-Broadway (with a young Matthew Broderick) and on Broadway (with Estelle Getty and Fisher Stevens). Cette section est vide, insuffisamment détaillée ou … He also wrote the book for the musical La Cage aux Folles, for which he won the T… Fierstein made his acting debut at La MaMa, E.T.C. En juin 2016, Maddie Baillio décroche le rôle principal du téléfilm et Kristin Chenoweth rejoint la distribution pour interpréter Velma Von Tussle[4]. Sur le site Metacritic, il obtient un score de 66/100 sur la base de 14 critiques collectées[9].

En août 2016, Dove Cameron et Garrett Clayton rejoignent la distribution du téléfilm. The teleplay is an adaptation of The Wiz Broadway production which ran from October 1974 until January 1979. Maddie BaillioHarvey FiersteinAriana GrandeDove CameronKristin ChenowethGarrett ClaytonJennifer HudsonDerek HoughMartin Short, Pour plus de détails, voir Fiche technique et Distribution. It was directed by Joe Mantello, with a cast that featured Patrick Page as George/Valentina, John Cullum and Mare Winningham. selon les conventions filmographiques. Harvey Forbes Fierstein (/ˈfaɪərˌstiːn/ FIRE-steen; born June 6, 1954)[1] is an American actor, playwright, singer and voice actor. Hervey Fierstein est ouvertement homosexuel.

Vous pouvez partager vos connaissances en l’améliorant (comment ?) The 1982 Broadway production won him two Tony Awards, for Best Play and Best Actor in a Play, two Drama Desk Awards, for Outstanding New Play and Outstanding Actor in a Play, and the Theatre World Award, and the film adaptation earned him an Independent Spirit Award nomination as Best Male Lead. Fierstein was nominated for the Tony Award for Book of a Musical. [7], Fierstein's signature gravelly voice is a result of an overdeveloped vestibular fold in his vocal cords, essentially giving him a "double voice" when he speaks. He later replaced Alfred Molina as Tevye in the 2004 revival of Fiddler on the Roof. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 13 mai 2020 à 09:11. Tracy Turnblad, une jeune fille enrobée qui vit à Baltimore, malgré son physique, elle n'a qu'une idée en tête : danser dans la célèbre émission Corny Collins Show. [11], Fierstein wrote the book for the stage musical Newsies, along with Alan Menken (music) and Jack Feldman (lyrics). Les deux actrices avaient déjà jouées une mère et sa fille en 2015 dans le téléfilm Descendants[6]. In 1994, Fierstein became the first openly gay actor to play a principal gay character in a television series when he appeared as fashion designer Dennis Sinclair in the short-lived CBS series Daddy's Girls. In addition to Torch Song Trilogy, La Cage aux Folles and A Catered Affair, Fierstein's Broadway acting credits include playing the mother, Edna Turnblad in Hairspray (2002), for which he won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. He also wrote the book for the musical La Cage aux Folles, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, and wrote the book for the Tony Award-winning Kinky Boots. En avril 2016, il est annoncé que le co-réalisateur de Grease: Live !, Alex Rudzinski, co-réaliserait le téléfilm avec Kenny Leon. His other playwriting credits include Safe Sex, Spookhouse, and Forget Him. In 1993 Harvey Fierstein co-starred with Mara Wilson, Lisa Jakub, Matthew Lawrence, Sally Field, and the late Robin Williams in Mrs. Doubtfire. [23], Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical, Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical, "Hall of Fame: Theater veterans get a night in limelight", "Harvey Fierstein political contributions", "Harvey Fierstein: No longer an activist", "'Kinky Boots' Leads With 13 Tony Nominations", "‘Kinky Boots’ Dances to the Top of the Tonys", "Harvey Fierstein's 'Casa Valentina', Starring Patrick Page, Mare Winningham and Gabriel Ebert, Begins Broadway Performances April 1", "The Verdict: Read Reviews for 'The Wiz Live! He also voiced the role of Yao in Disney's animated feature Mulan, a role he later reprised for the video game Kingdom Hearts II and the direct-to-DVD sequel Mulan II.