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Patti LuPone

American actress and singer

Patti LuPone

American actress and singer
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birthday
21st
April, 1949
Birth Place
Northport, New York, U.S.
Birth Sign
taurus
Biography

Patti Ann LuPone (born April 21, 1949) is an American actress and singer best known for her work in stage musicals. She has won two Grammy Awards, two Tony Awards, and two Olivier Awards. She is also a 2006 American Theater Hall of Fame inductee.
LuPone began her professional career with The Acting Company in 1972 and made her Broadway debut in Three Sisters in 1973. She received the first of seven Tony Award nominations for the 1975 musical The Robber Bridegroom. She won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Eva Per n in the 1979 original Broadway production of Evita. She played Fantine in the original London cast of Les Mis rables and Moll in The Cradle Will Rock, winning the 1985 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her work in both. She won a second Tony Award for her role as Rose in the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy and a second Olivier Award in 2019, winning Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical for her role as Joanne in the West End revival of Company.
Other stage musical performances include her Tony-nominated role as Reno Sweeney in the 1987 Broadway revival of Anything Goes, her Olivier-nominated role as Norma Desmond in the 1993 original production of Sunset Boulevard in London, her Tony-nominated role as Mrs. Lovett in the new 2005 Broadway production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, her Tony-nominated role as Lucia in the 2010 original Broadway production of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, and her Tony-nominated role as Helena Rubenstein in the 2017 original Broadway production of War Paint. She also won two Grammy Awards for the recording of the 2007 Los Angeles Opera production of Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny in categories of Best Classical Album and Best Opera Recording.
On television, she starred in the drama series Life Goes On (1989-1993) and received Emmy Award nominations for the TV movie The Song Spinner (1995) and her guest role in the sitcom Frasier (1998). She also had recurring roles in two Ryan Murphy FX series, the thriller American Horror Story: Coven (2013-2014) and the drama Pose (2019), as well as on Murphy’s Hollywood on Netflix. She guest starred in Penny Dreadful (2014-2016) before returning in a lead role. She voices the character Yellow Diamond in the animated series Steven Universe (2013-2019) and its epilogue series Steven Universe Future (2019-2020). She also appeared on The CW comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend as Rabbi Shari (2017). Her film appearances include Witness (1985), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), State and Main (2000), Parker (2013), and The Comedian (2016). LuPone has a mezzo-soprano vocal range, and she is famous for her strong/high “Broadway” belt singing voice. In a 2008 interview, she maintained that she was “an actor who sings”, and thankful she “had a voice”.

Children

1

Education

Juilliard School (BFA)

Occupation

Actress, singer

Spouses

Matthew Johnston (m. )

Website
Years Active

1972 present

Name

Patti LuPone

Nationality

United States of America

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