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Harvey Fierstein

1954-06-06 Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Image of Harvey Fierstein


Harvey Forbes Fierstein is an American actor, playwright, and voice actor. Fierstein has won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his own play Torch Song Trilogy (about a gay drag-performer and his quest for true love and family) and the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for playing Edna Turnblad in Hairspray. 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". He was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2007.


Bros 2022-08-12
Disarm Hate Narrator 2020-03-15
Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles Himself 2019-08-23
Animal Crackers Esmerelda (voice) 2017-06-23
Hairspray Live! Edna Turnblad 2016-12-07
The Making of the Wiz Live! Himself 2015-11-25
Russian Broadway Shut Down 2014-01-23
Foodfight! Fat Cat Burglar 2012-06-15
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway 2007-04-19
Words and Music by Jerry Herman Himself 2007-04-01
Farce of the Penguins Sheila (voice) 2007-07-14
The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays Host 2006-05-02
Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards Host 2005-08-07
Superstar in a Housedress: The Life and Legend of Jackie Curtis Himself 2004-05-05
Mulan II Yao (voice) 2004-11-03
The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series 2003-01-01
Duplex Kenneth 2003-09-26
Death to Smoochy Merv Green 2002-03-28
Rescued from the Closet Himself 2001-05-29
Common Ground Don 2000-01-29
Playing Mona Lisa Bennett 2000-05-01
The Sissy Duckling Elmer 1999-09-14
Double Platinum Gary Millstein 1999-05-16
Mulan Yao (voice) 1998-06-18
Safe Men Leo 1998-08-17
White Lies Art Hoarder 1997-04-01
Kull the Conqueror Juba 1997-08-29
Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas Easter Bunny 1997-09-03
The Celluloid Closet Himself 1996-01-30
Independence Day Marty Gilbert 1996-06-25
The Making of 'Independence Day' Himself 1996-06-29
Everything Relative The Moyle 1996-09-13
Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde Yves DuBois 1995-08-25
Bullets Over Broadway Sid Loomis 1994-10-14
Mrs. Doubtfire Frank 1993-11-24
The Harvest Bob Lakin 1992-10-16
Torch Song Trilogy Arnold Beckoff 1988-01-01
Tidy Endings Arthur 1988-08-14
MaMa's Pushcart 1988-01-01
Apology The derelict 1986-07-27
Garbo Talks Bernie Whitlock 1984-10-12
The Times of Harvey Milk Narrator (voice) 1984-10-07
Three Little Pigs The Big Bad Wolf (Voice)