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Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda (born January 16, 1980) is an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and actor best known for creating and starring in the Broadway musicals Hamilton and In the Heights. He co-wrote the songs for Disney's Moana soundtrack (2016) and is set to star in their upcoming film Mary Poppins Returns. Miranda's awards include a Pulitzer Prize, two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, a MacArthur Fellowship, and three Tony Awards. Miranda wrote the music and lyrics for the musical In the Heights, which premiered on Broadway in 2008. For this work, he won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Original Score, the show's cast album won the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and the show won the Tony Award for Best Musical. Miranda was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in the show's lead role. Miranda prepared Spanish translations used in the 2009 Broadway production of West Side Story and was co-composer and lyricist for Bring It On the Musical, which played on Broadway in 2012. His television work includes recurring roles on The Electric Company (2009–2010) and Do No Harm (2013). He hosted Saturday Night Live in 2016. Among other film work, Miranda contributed music and vocals for a scene in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016). Miranda also wrote the book, music and lyrics for another Broadway musical, Hamilton. The show earned the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and was nominated for a record-setting 16 Tony Awards, of which it won 11, including Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Book. For his performance in the lead role of Alexander Hamilton, Miranda was nominated for another Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. The Hamilton cast recording spent ten weeks atop Billboard's Top Rap Albums chart in 2015, while The Hamilton Mixtape, an album of covers of songs from the musical, developed by and featuring Miranda, reached number one on the Billboard 200 upon release in December 2016.


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Born:
Jan 16th, 1980 in Manhattan, New York, US
Movie/TV Credits:
12
First Appeared:
El accidente feliz
Latest Project:
Mary Poppins Returns (Dec 19th, 2018)

Home Page:
http://www.linmanuel.com/
Filmography
MOVIES Mary Poppins Returns Jack Dec 19th, 2018
MOVIES Hamilton, One Shot to Broadway May 9th, 2017
MOVIES Speech & Debate The Genie Apr 7th, 2017
MOVIES Residente Himself Mar 11th, 2017
MOVIES Millennials: The Musical Himself Nov 29th, 2016
MOVIES Hamilton's America Himself (archive footage) Oct 1st, 2016
MOVIES Crossing the Line to Broadway himself (Music and Lyrics) Aug 1st, 2015
MOVIES This American Life: Live at BAM Narrator Jun 20th, 2014
MOVIES Looking for Maria Sanchez Raul Jun 14th, 2013
MOVIES The Odd Life of Timothy Green Reggie Aug 15th, 2012
MOVIES Great Performances: In The Heights - Chasing Broadway Dreams Himself May 27th, 2009
MOVIES El accidente feliz Himself